News & Events: CRBA Meeting, Gilead Wine Bar & Comedy Revue

SMALL SPACES ON SHUTER: The streetscape at Shuter & Sumach. Photo by Dan Philips

Neighbourhood News & Events for the week of April 1, 2013

First and foremost: the April public meeting of the Corktown Residents & Business Association. Taking place on Tuesday, April 2 at the Dominion on Queen, the meeting will serve as an open house on parks and open spaces in the neighbourhood. We’ll get started at 7 p.m.

If you act quickly, you can take advantage of the Extension Room’s April Fools sale, with 15% off passes and membership. A great opportunity to get in shape for the summer at Corktown’s premier fitness and dance studio! Click to buy passes online.

On stage this week at the Alumnae Theatre, check out Hold Mommy’s Cigarette, a one woman show written and performed by Shelley Marshall. It runs from April 4 through April 7, with a special Pay What You Can performance on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are normally $25 — see the details online. (Also, mark your calendars for the Alumnae Theatre Company’s next show, The Killdeer, which debuts next week.)

On Friday, April 5, head to Jamie Kennedy’s Gilead Cafe for Gilead Wine Bar, a regular event that offers a relaxed atmosphere complete with drink features at great prices. Things get started at 6 p.m.

On Saturday, April 6, the Magic Oven at 360 Queen East will play host to MOOD INDIGO, a night of live music with Enuma. Along with some special guests, she’ll play songs from her eclectic repertoire of folk rock, reggae, blues and R&B. Cover is just $5 for the 8 p.m. show.

Also on Saturday, April 6, the East End Comedy Revue returns to the Dominion on Queen with featured comics Mike Wilmot, Darren Frost and Jen Grant. Tickets are $20 each or $60 for a four-pack. Doors open at 7:30 — check Facebook for all the details.

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