Spring Break at the WECC


Monday, March 25

Bring the whole family to witness this legendary entertainer who truly sparks delight in folks of all ages! Witnessing an Al Simmons performance is nothing short of magical and, this time, the magic is FREE!

No tickets required! Just come!

Doors: 1:00PM | Show: 1:30PM-2:30PM

Tuesday, March 26

A child’s first concert is a magical time, and it’s with that in mind that Seanster and the Monsters aim to present a concert event that is fun and accessible for every member of the family. Drawing on years of experience performing for both children and adults, their live shows and their recordings are energetic, interactive and hilarious.

Led by Sean Hogan, veteran children’s performer and honourable mention winner in the International Songwriting Competition, Seanster and the Monsters are a festival favourite across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario. With nominations for a Western Canadian Music Awards, an Independent Music Award, a win at the Parent’s Choice Awards, their 2014 debut full-length album, “Yay!” spans genres from folk to hip-hop, from rock to polka. Having been compared to They Might be Giants meets The Muppets, the Monsters mix comedy, melody, and groove to give families a shared experience that has something for everybody.

Admission is FREE!

Doors 1:30PM | Showtime 1:30PM-2:30PM

Wednesday, March 27

We are thrilled to be presenting this free Musical Theatre workshop for youth ages 11-14 facilitated by the phenomenal Brenda Gorlick!

Brenda has been involved in the Performing Arts world for over 40 years in many aspects of the business. As a performer, she has acted, sung and danced her way across Canada, the U.S. and parts of Europe including Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the acclaimed Stratford Festival and the Banff Centre of Fine Arts. She received a Women of Distinction Award for Arts and Culture in 2015 and was named to the Wall of Fame at Rainbow Stage in 2014.

Brenda serves as Associate Artistic director for Winnipeg Studio Theatre – a cutting edge professional musical theatre company which has produced hit shows such as Spring Awakening, Altar Boyz and the world premiere of Hersteria! She helms the youth and adult StudioWorks program – a training wing for emerging artists who wish to excel in “triple threat” technique. The troupes have performed at numerous events including Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Words and Deeds Gala, WSO’s Adventures in Music series and the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Please contact Jessee here or at community@wecc.ca to register (for free) now as spots are limited!

Thursday, March 28

If you are (or know someone who is) between the ages of 9-18*, did you know that the West End Cultural Centre offers a free drop in music program just for you on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00PM?! Come get a taste of what our Tune In program has to offer on Thursday, March 28th between 2:00-3:30PM and then join us for our spring session, starting up the following week!

*While the Tune In program itself is specifically designed for ages 9-18, all ages are welcome for this "Taste of Tune In" drop in session.