What’s Playing at The Civic – May 18 – 24, 2018

DEADPOOL 2 is Here!

MAY 18 – 24
Now Playing At the Civic Theatre
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Deadpool 2
Friday May 18 – Thursday May 24

After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste.

Director: David Leitch
Writers: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Stars: Josh Brolin, Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin
2Hrs / English / 18A

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Volunteer Training Session Coming Up
Our first quarterly training session will be held in June

Sunday, June 10th at 11am, we will be holding a training session for volunteers! The session is mandatory for all Civic volunteers. Currently volunteer with us? Check your email to sign up. Interested in joining our volunteer team? Contact Aimee at aimee@civictheatre.ca and join us at our training session!

Need a Movie Buddy?
Join us for our next Films with Friends Meet Up

Our Films with Friends meet ups are now held every Thursday at 6:00pm at Cake Betty Cafe and Cakery – 709 Vernon St. If you or someone you know needs someone to go the movies with, this is a great opportunity to see a film in a group setting. The group will be meeting for coffee, treats and conversation at 6 and will then enjoy this week’s Thursday film at The Civic! While the meet up is geared towards seniors in our community, everyone is welcome! Check out the event on Facebook

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Membership is Important – (and now packs more value than ever before)

The $2.00 discount at the box office is just one of the many perks of being a member of Nelson Civic Theatre Society. Membership is also your ticket to free screenings of classic films and cult favouritespoints towards free admission, popcorn and fountain drinksa voice in the direction of the organization and even more!
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Recently started or renewed your membership? 
Come pick up your new swipe card!

If you’ve been in recently to start or renew your membership, you may have forgotten to pick up your new swipe cardSee us in the office to get your shiny new proof of membership!

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Coming To The Civic
Discover Circus presents: Blast Off!
Friday May 25 – Sunday May 27Come join us for a circus fuelled journey through the most exciting parts of the cosmos! Board the Spaceship Discovery and visit a curated selection of stars, planets, extraterrestrial civilizations, stellar phenomena, and galactic space creatures. “Blast Off : An Intergalactic Tour” is a feature length, live performance created entirely from the Discover Circus community, involving aerial and partner acrobatics, dance, and much more!

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Deathtival – Woken Up: Kalein Centre
Monday, May 28 – Wednesday, May 30

The Kalein Hospice centre is proud to present a collection of films surrounding the themes of death and living fully as part of their three day event entitled Woken Up: A Journey of Death, Grief and a Whole Lot of Living. Featuring Babette’s Feast, Stand by Me, Departures, My Life as a Dog, Harold and Maude, Solaris and the documentary, Dying at Grace.

Meet Beau Dick: Maker of Monsters
Wednesday, May 30 7:30pmThe first event of a two-day line up of documentaries and performance celebrating indigenous art and activism to kick off Indigenous History Month.
Maker of Monsters is a portrait of a Canadian art legend, an enigmatic carver from a tiny village on the remote Northwest Coast of British Columbia.
Beau Dick’s remarkable masks have been celebrated across the global art scene as vibrant expressions of West Coast Indigenous culture and a sophisticated crossover into the contemporary art world.

Director: Natalie Boll and LaTiesha Ti’si’tla Fazakas
English / PG

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Rumble and The Recordings of Willie Thrasher
Thursday, May 31 5:00pmKicking off day 2 of 2-day series celebrating Indigenous art and activism, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World, is a powerful documentary about the role of Native Americans in contemporary music history. Featuring some of the greatest music stars of our time, Rumble, exposes a critical missing chapter, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives and, through their contributions, influenced popular culture.

Following Rumble, the short doc, The Recording of Willie Thrasher, made by local filmmaker, Adam O. Thomas, follows the career of Willie Thrasher, an Inuk singer-songwriter from Aklavik, Inuvik.

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Willie Thrasher and Linda Saddleback Live in Concert
Thursday, May 31 8:30pmClosing out the Indigenous art and activism series, we are thrilled to be bringing Willie Thrasher and his partner Linda Saddleback live to The Civic Stage on May 31st.

Kevin “DJ Sipreano” Howes researched, compiled and curated the 2014 Grammy and Polaris Prize-nominated Native North America, Vol. 1 after discovering Willie Thrasher’s ’81 CBC produced album, Spirit Child, while performing a deep crate dive for rare records.

Many of the artists featured on the compilation are experiencing a career revival since, and giving the rest of us a chance to hear these amazing musicians and their stories.

Willie Thrasher and his partner Linda Saddleback show no signs of slowing with a quick turn around for a show in London England following their Nelson performance.
Buy tickets to the concert as well as the two docs on the 31st and save $5!

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