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June 2019

Performance by Satan’s Chewtoys

June 15 at8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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$10

Satan’s Chewtoys music is the celebration of the chemistry between some very unique individuals with some very unique musical talents. Their performances occur only once in a particular space for a specific audience and that piece of music is never performed again. Come see them create magic as Dr Jeanne Randolph takes you on a journey through the folds of time and space riding on the music performed by Cliff Eyland on Bass, Armaghan Afghan on percussions, Hassaan Ashraf on…

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Peaches in a Can | Student Performance Night

June 20 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Join us for an evening of performances by students from Professor Sharon Alward’s Advanced Performance Art class from the University of Manitoba. Artists Include Chicago Auger Emma Beech Skye Callow Ekene Maduka Nicole Laurendeau Tobin Rowland Chukwedubem Ukaigwe Featuring live performance, video works, documentation, live sound art, and some things in between.

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July 2019

Fringe: Dion Arnold: How I Killed My Nan

July 17 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

Let me explain... Multi-talented comedian, writer, actor, storyteller Dion Arnold jokes and jests openly and honestly about this socially condemnable topic in this deeply personal, yet astoundingly relatable comedy. “The perfect person to do a performance such as this.” - ThisIsRadelaide (AU) “A wicked sense of humour.. No-holds-barred attitude.” - TheatreView (NZ) 5 STARS - MMMedia (AU) 4 1/2 STARS "Brilliant storytelling." - WAF (AU) 4 1/2 STARS "Profoundly funny." - Fringe World (AU) “Sure to ruffle a few feathers..”…

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Fringe: Diary of a Monster Kid

July 17 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

In 1979, a 10-year-old boy in suburban Winnipeg discovered Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and became obsessed with the ghouls and creatures within. A “monster kid” was born! Soon this “horrormaniac” was on a quest to acquire a Horror Make-Up Kit from a novelty shop so he could win a costume contest that would help him win the affections of a girl at school. Oh, the horror! From the company that brought you Lester Gets KISSed (5 STARS – CBC…

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Fringe: Alabama Monster

July 17 at8:00 am - July 28 at5:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$10 – $12

Where the Wild Things Scar. A multi-award-winning supernatural solo show about inherited traits, claws and all. In a decaying island town, a young boy confronts family legacy and creatures beyond the fence line in this otherworldly, lightning-lit, monster survival tale. WINNER - BEST OF FEST - Cincy Fringe 2018 WINNER - Top Ten Shows of 2018 - Cincinnati Enquirer CRITICS PICK - CityBeat: “Vivid imagery and tactile wordplay” CRITICS PICK - Behind The Curtain: “An engaging, thought-provoking and genuinely funny…

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Fringe: The WALK IN THE SNOW: the true story of Lise Meitner

July 18 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

Physicist, fugitive, pioneer. On Christmas Eve 1938, two refugees from the Nazis walk out into the Swedish snow. Sat on a tree trunk, they make a shocking scientific discovery. And the world changes forever. From the creator of The Inventor of All Things: 5 STARS CBC, Winnipeg Free Press, Edmonton Journal How did a shy Austrian, who graduated high school at 23, open so many doors and achieve so much? Jem Rolls tells the life of a remarkable and forgotten…

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My Frozen Heart: A Comic Tragedy

July 18 - July 27
One88, 188 Princess St. - 2nd Fl
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1L2 Canada
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$12

Sarah Beau-DeMers, a “female filmmaker” from small-town Ontario, will stop at nothing to make her film, a definitely-not autobiographical coming-of-age film. But after a series of compromises, she'll be forced to choose between the people she loves and the film she was born to make. From the writer behind Clink and The Bar Scene Winner of the 2013 Bertsinger Award Sunday, July 21 is a Relaxed Performance welcoming audience members who need a relaxed sensory experience. Production changes reduce light…

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August 2019

Plug In ICA | 2019 STAGES biennial: FASTWÜRMS #witch_raku_skull_fire performance | August 22, 2019

August 22 at12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
90 Annabella, 90 Annabella
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art presents a site-specific performance as part of the STAGES biennial FASTWÜRMS #witch_raku_skull_fire featuring Kristin Snowbird and Theo Phelmus Thursday, August 22, 2019 | 12pm-12am *note date change due to weather *Offsite location: 90 Annabella Street, Winnipeg Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is thrilled to have the artist duo FASTWÜRMS in Winnipeg. They are here as part of the 2019 STAGES biennial. Join us Friday, August 23 for #witch_raku_skull_fire by FASTWÜRMS with Winnipeg-based performers…

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September 2019

First Fridays: Historical Ribbon Shirts by Iris Lauzon

September 6 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

Doors at 6pm Showing at 7pm – Historical Progression of Ribbon Shirts Mix and mingle until 9pm FREE and open to the public The Emcee for the evening will be David McLeod of NCI Radio DJ Aaron Peters Photography by Jacques St. Goddard Artist Statement The Historical Progression of Ribbon Shirts is a series of 10 historically accurate ribbon shirts worn by Indigenous men throughout history. It focuses on the changing styles, and how design has been affected by the…

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No Change in the Weather – A Newfoundland Musical

September 11 - September 14
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7 Canada
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$49

No Change in the Weather takes some of the finest Newfoundland songs, and combines them with traditional sounds and instruments, memorable characters, and a conclusion that turns the province’s past on his head, all working together to create a once in a lifetime theatre experience. The show takes place in God’s Back Pocket, where family and friends have gathered together on a wet and foggy night for the wake of their beloved matriarch. It’s a time to revisit their past,…

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Omaagomaan: Solo performance by Waawaate Fobister

September 12 - September 15
Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3 Canada
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$15 – $20

Ozhichige Anishinaabe Dance Theatre launches with a new solo performance created by Theatre / Dance Artist Waawaate Fobister. This interdisciplinary production has been through four phases of development from it’s initial research, exploration to production spanning six-years. It has been supported, developed and showcased as work in development at Buddies in Bad Times (Toronto, ON); Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff. AB); Native Earth Performing Arts (Toronto, ON); Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers (Winnipeg, MB) Performed by Dora-award winning performer Waawaate Fobister…

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Sarasvàti Productions: FEMFEST 2019

September 14 - September 21

Sarasvàti Productions is thrilled to announce the seventeenth annual festival of life-changing theatre for everyone. Running from September 14-21, FemFest 2019: All the World's A Stage will showcase talent from across the country, as well as celebrate local playwrights and emerging talent. Sarasvàti Productions is a Winnipeg-based independent theatre company with a commitment to using theatre to transform society. When: September 14-21 2019 Where: The Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (400 Colony Street) Tickets: $15 Per Performance $30 Platinum…

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Culture Days

September 27 - September 29

Culture Days Manitoba is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The 10th annual Culture Days weekend is September 27, 28, and 29, 2019 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities. For a full ist of…

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Be the Canvas

September 28 - September 29
Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2 Canada
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Free

Master Choreographer and Artistic Director of Internationally renowned Arabesque Dance Company, Earthshakers and YRArt's Global Collective, Yasmina Ramzy will create a dynamic and theatrical choreography embracing the individual talents of a diverse group of dancers brought together for this weekend event. The result of the weekend collaboration will end with a full-length free performance featuring the ensemble work. To be a participant in Yasmina Ramzy's creative process is a rare and profound learning opportunity where every dancer is seen as…

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October 2019

La Bayadère

October 2 - October 6

Witness the Canadian premiere of Greg Horsman’s La Bayadère, a co-production between Queensland Ballet, West Australian Ballet, and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Set in India in 1855, the unequivocal elegance of classical ballet is highlighted in this hypnotic tale of love, murder, and vengeful judgement by the gods. Showtimes: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 7:30 PM Thursday, October 3, 2019 – 7:30 PM Friday, October 4, 2019 – 7:30 PM Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 7:30 PM Sunday, October 6,…

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VC2 Cello Duo

October 20 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

VC2 is an innovative cello duo that captivates audiences in their performance of classical masterworks, unknown gems and boundary-pushing music. Comprised of cellists Amahl Arulanandam and Bryan Holt, the Toronto-based duo presents artistically challenging yet accessible programs and have performed in venues ranging from intimate pubs to Roy Thomson Hall. As respected cellists, they have performed as part of leading arts organizations including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, National Ballet of Canada Orchestra, Soundstreams, Art of Time Ensemble, Continuum Contemporary Music,…

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Manitoba Showcase

October 24 - October 27
New Iceland Heritage Museum, 108 – 94 1st Avenue
Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1 Canada
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Every year, the Manitoba Arts Network invites some of the best Canadian talent to showcase their work for arts organizations across the province at Showcase. Attendees have the opportunity to experience 15 incredible performances, attend professional development workshops, enjoy visual art exhibits, and engage in networking time over three fulfilling days. The showcases of talented artists from across the country gives delegates the chance to preview and meet performers they may want to bring to their community during the upcoming…

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CNAL Conference 2019 – Creative Convergence Winnipeg

October 24 at8:00 am - October 26 at1:00 pm
 RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre., 375 YORK AVE
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Creative Convergence Winnipeg will demonstrate and celebrate the power of the arts to heal, to connect, to construct knowledge, to build bridges across boarders, to foster inclusion and to nurture reconciliation. Join us in Winnipeg from October 24 – 26, 2019 when The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning, along with key partners, will gather national and international experts and delegates in arts and culture, education, recreation, health, therapy, medicine, humanities and community to engage in meaningful dialogue and seek…

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November 2019

Sex & SexAbility

November 8 - November 9
$10 – $20

It’ll be an evening of stand-up comedy, musical theatre, mime, sketch comedy, poetry, multimedia, and more! Showcasing the daring and delicious work of performers with disabilities, Sex and Sex Ability will give you a whole new understanding of sexy! With our extra-ordinary bodies and brains, we create extraordinary work. Returning favourites include comedians Dianna Rasing and Mitch Krohn (a.k.a. Strokes of Genius), and the fabulous Deaf mime troupe 100 Decibels (Joanna Hawkins, Christopher De Guzman and Jordan Sangalang), whose work…

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