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Today in Music History
In 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar, which began life as a record album, had its first stage performance in Pittsburgh. The Andrew Lloyd Webber rock musical, starring Yvonne Elliman and Ben Vereen, would open on Broadway the following October.
Born This Day
Yul Brynner, 1915
Giorgio Armani, 1934
Liona Boyd, 1950
Sela Ward, 1956
Richie Sambora, 1959
Suzanne Vega, 1959
Lisa Rinna, 1963
Jeff Corwin, 1967
Lil' Kim, 1974
Pyramid Cabaret, 7 p.m. Tickets $49 at 204-942-7469.
Out and About
Winnipeg Folk Fest
Birds Hill Provincial Park, to July 13. Tickets at Ticketmaster.
Soca Reggae Festival
Old Market Square, to July 13. Admission $7 and $10. Info at socareggaefestival.ca.
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, to July 13. Anime convention. See www.ai-kon.org.
Summer Music Series: Free Ride
Lyric Theatre Assiniboine Park, July 11, 8:30 p.m.
Rainbow Stage, Kildonan Park, 8 p.m. Tickets $49.50 to $59.50 at 204-989-0888, www.rainbowstage.ca.
Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III
Celebrations Dinner Theatre, to Aug. 9, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282, www.celebrations.ca.
Rumor's Comedy Club, to July 12. …