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308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:

October 2016

FREE Drama Workshop Ages 14-18 years old

October 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
FREE

Superior Theatre Festival Drama Workshop Join Eleanor Albanese and Donna Marie Baratta hot off their success with Night Wings in The Spirit Garden. STF creates integrated work blending puppetry, text, movement and sound into new creations. Students ages 14-18 are invited to attend this full day workshop for FREE! This program is made possible, in part, by the Youth Theatre Training Program of Theatre Ontario, funded by the Ontario Arts Council. Check out STF website: www.superiortheatrefestival.com for instructor bios.

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May 2017

The Good Lovelies

May 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$35

Sat. May 27th as a fundraiser in support of the Sleeping Giant Folk Music Society's 2017 - 2018 Concert Series The Good Lovelies perform live at Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Rd. in Thunder Bay. $35 Advance Tickets are available at Fireweed and Chaltrek. At the door, SGFMS members pay $35, non-members pay $40. Doors open at 7:00 pm, Music starts at 8:00 pm. Come prepared to bid on silent auction items and to purchase goodies at the bake sale. For…

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October 2017

Playwriting Workshop

October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
Free

You are welcome to join us to discover how to write a ten-minute play. All playwrights (and wannabe playwrights) invited! Bring a friend! FREE ADMISSION For updates, join our email list: 10x10tbay@gmail.com   Submissions now open for the Sixth Annual 10x10 Play Showcase! Writing tips here: http://www.10x10tbay.ca/how-to-write-a-play.html  

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Playwriting Workshop

October 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
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Free

Join us to discover how to write a ten-minute play. All playwrights (and wannabe playwrights) invited! Bring a friend! FREE ADMISSION For updates, join our email list: 10x10tbay@gmail.com Submissions now open for the Sixth Annual 10×10 Play Showcase! Writing tips here: http://www.10x10tbay.ca/how-to-write-a-play.html

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November 2017

Poetry Soup

November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
Free

Come to Poetry Soup—an evening of poetry for the mind, body and soul. The evening will have some invited poets and an open mic. Come share your poems and be entertained and inspired.

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December 2017

10×10 Play Revision Workshop

December 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
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Free

Bring the latest draft of your ten-minute play. We will read plays aloud and offer feedback and tips on revising. Free admission -- no registration necessary!

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March 2018

Wise in Mind: DBT Emotion Regulation Workshop

March 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2018

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$250.00

The Wise In Mind DBT Skills Training Group is focused on enhancing clients' capabilities by teaching them behavioural skills. The group is run like a class where the group leader teaches the skills & assigns homework for clients to practice using the skills in their everyday lives. This 10-week workshop will teach you how to manage negative & overwhelming emotions while increasing positive experiences by: Understanding one’s emotions Reducing emotional vulnerability Decreasing emotional suffering Negative feelings are not bad, or must be…

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April 2018

Vegan Cooking Classes

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$6 – $150

These cooking classes will focus on vegan meals you can make at home. We will be making a minimum of three dishes per class and that includes breakfast meals, lunch, desserts and snacks. At the end of the evening, we get to do my favourite part, sit down and eat together. Remember to bring a container as there are usually leftovers. You will be guided by Kitty Pawlak, who has been making delicious vegan meals for over 7 years and…

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Vegan Cooking Classes

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$256 – $25150

These cooking classes will focus on vegan meals you can make at home. We will be making a minimum of three dishes per class and that includes breakfast meals, lunch, desserts and snacks. At the end of the evening, we get to do my favourite part, sit down and eat together. Remember to bring a container as there are usually leftovers. You will be guided by Kitty Pawlak, who has been making delicious vegan meals for over 7 years and…

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Vegan Cooking Classes

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$256 – $25150

These cooking classes will focus on vegan meals you can make at home. We will be making a minimum of three dishes per class and that includes breakfast meals, lunch, desserts and snacks. At the end of the evening, we get to do my favourite part, sit down and eat together. Remember to bring a container as there are usually leftovers. You will be guided by Kitty Pawlak, who has been making delicious vegan meals for over 7 years and…

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July 2018

Alder & Ash // DF @ Urban Abbey

July 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$10

Alder & Ash https://www.alderandashmusic.com/ A counterpoint of two extremes. The music lies in stillness, introversion, and penitence. It lies in violence, cacophony, and angst. Alder & Ash plays cello with loop pedal to create improvised minimal classical music, with influence of doom metal, ambient, post-rock and noise. DF https://dfduo.bandcamp.com/ Looped saxophone with audio-reactive light installations and visuals. Spacious, pulsing, emotive, and bright. https://www.facebook.com/events/746555472402027/

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August 2018

TBSO Summer Fiddle Funraiser

August 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$10 – $25

Authentic Irish & French-Canadian music! Three exceptional artists with a high energy performance that you won't soon forget. Featuring the Pierre Schryer Trio. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. 16 and Under are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door.

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Alison Perkins and Nick Brown – Irish Traditional Music at the Urban Abbey

August 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$15

TBay Trad presents: Alison Perkins and Nicolas Brown, Live at the Urban Abbey One of the brightest Irish music duos in North America, with opening act by Thunder Bay's own Brandon Gidley and Clay Breiland

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December 2018

The Actor’s Nightmare

December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$10

Join us December 1 for a night of hilarity featuring 10x10 actors and Cambrian Improv Players. Every actor has a nightmare where they find themselves on stage without knowing any of their lines, or even having read the script! The Actor’s Nightmare brings this to life, pairing a scripted actor with an improviser who has no idea what play they’re even in. It's a head-on collision of theatre and improv that will leave you breathless. There will be a cash…

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Sunday wilde with Camden Blues

December 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$15

Join us at the Urban Abbey for a special musical evening with award winning original blues and roots music : Sunday wilde will be joined by Camden Blues and backed up by Arek Chamski on upright bass and Colin Craig on drums. Special guest artist : Christine Rock. Imagine an old style coffee house set up in a beautiful church like setting listening to original music after shopping for the afternoon? The coffee house will also be open to purchase…

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March 2019

Lighthouse Festival of Music

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$2020

Lighthouse Festival of Music with Bruce Hansen and the Superior Lighthouse Players. Showtime at 7pm at the Urban Abbey. Tickets available prior at the Urban Abbey Habit Coffee shop or at the door. The festival of music is a mix of Celtic, bluegrass,  country, classical, folks and swing mixed with a robust sea songs. Money raised will go to the Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior - Artist-in-Residence program. Annually four artist are supported while living on the island during the summer…

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April 2019

Great Day for Thunder Bay Trivia Night

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$30

Whip out your old copies of The Times Journal and take a trip to the museum because this event is all about Thunder Bay! The Save Our Carousel project will be hosting the Great Day for Thunder Bay Trivia Night event on April 26th at Urban Abbey. The event will be loaded with interesting brain tickling questions, local entertainment, and delicious snacks. The trivia will be Thunder Bay themed and will draw on our fascinating history, culture, and stories. This…

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July 2019

Alex the Artist

July 27 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 7:00pm

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
$15

The fourth annual Superior Theatre Festival presents a featured performance of the play Alex the Artist by local playwright Alycia Novak. ABOUT THE SHOW A shy young girl who feels lost in the world discovers a magical secret that reveals her true purpose in life. As Alex sets out on a quest to stand up to the evil King and bring freedom back to all the artists in the land she realizes the true power of her voice and the value of…

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Community Arts Meal

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
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$5

This event will close out the Superior Theatre Festival. All participating artists are encouraged to attend. If interested, sign up by emailing superiortheatrefestival@gmail.com with the subject line - STF Community Arts Meal or phone 647-983-2482.

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September 2019

Awakening the Dream

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 8, 2019 at 10:30am

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
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Free

A festival of art, music, food, spiritual readings and prayer. Come and celebrate! Awaken the dream of God for Thunder Bay and our nation. See video for more information https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueEzqDPRPnM&t=12s

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Awakening the Dream

September 8 @ 10:30 am - September 9 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on September 8, 2019 at 10:30am

Urban Abbey, 308 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario Select a Country:
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Free

A festival of art, music, food, spiritual readings and prayer. Come and celebrate! Awaken the dream of God for Thunder Bay and our nation. See video for more information https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueEzqDPRPnM&t=12s

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