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6. How to Train Your Dragon Live Spec­tac­u­lar MTS Cen­tre (Nov. 22-25): See a fire-breath­ing dragon with a 15-me­tre wing­span over­head in a live ver­sion of the beloved an­i­mated 2010 film. Huge pup­pets join a cast of 20 ac­tors to tell the story of Hic­cup, a teenage Vik­ing, and Tooth­less, a dragon he be­friends. 7. Liv­ing in Space — Man­i­toba Mu­seum (Dec. 20-April 28, 2013): Ex­pe­ri­ence weight­less­ness like the as­tro­nauts aboard the In­ter­na­tional Space Sta­tion in the mu­seum’s sci­ence gallery. Learn about the rigours of daily life in space, how they en­ter­tain them­selves and tackle such ba­sics as per­sonal hy­giene, eat­ing and sleep­ing. 8. Gone With the Wind — Royal Man­i­toba The­atre Cen­tre (Jan.10-Feb. 5. Mahler: Sym­phony No. 7 in E Mi­nor — Win­nipeg Sym­phony Or­ches­tra (Nov. 16 and 17): Mahler’s early 20th-cen­tury de­pic­tion of the jour­ney from dusk to dawn has never been per­formed in Win­nipeg be­fore and will re­quire the or­ches­tra to bulk up to 80-85 mem­bers as well as add tenor horn, man­dolin and cow­bells to the in­stru­ment list. 2, 2013): RMTC frankly doesn’t give a damn that all pre­vi­ous at­tempts at pre­sent­ing a suc­cess­ful stage ver­sion of Mar­garet Mitchell’s iconic book have failed mis­er­ably. The $1.1-mil­lion project is built around Niki Lan­dau’s adaptation, the visual in­ge­nu­ity of 14-time Tony Award-nom­i­nated set de­signer John Lee Beatty and Strat­ford Fes­ti­val luminaries Tom McCa­mus and Bethany Jil­liard, play­ing Rhett and Scar­lett. 9. This is War — Prairie The­atre Ex­change (Feb. 21-March 10, 2013): Win­nipeg­gers get the first look at the lat­est from Toronto’s Han­nah Moscov­itch, one of Canada’s finest young play­wrights, who is tack­ling the rare stage sub­ject of Cana­dian sol­diers fight­ing in Afghanistan. 10. Only in Canada — Win­nipeg Art Gallery (May 10-Aug. 11, 2013): The WAG’s cen­ten­nial cel­e­bra­tions cli­max with the pre­sen­ta­tion of 100 mas­ter­works — one for each year of the gallery’s ex­is­tence — loaned by 26 mu­se­ums across Canada. It’s a rare op­por­tu­nity to see ma­jor paint­ings by Rem­brandt, Claude Monet and Vin­cent van Gogh, Tom Thomson and Lawren Har­ris, as well as sculp­tures by Au­guste Rodin and Alexan­der Calder.

Liv­ing in Space lands at the Man­i­toba Mu­seum in De­cem­ber.

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