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January 2020

Art Saves Lives 2019

January 1 - April 17

Annual fundraising campaign in support of Artbeat Studio Inc. Our goal of $150,000 will sustain programs that directly benefit individuals living with mental illness, for the purpose of recovery and empowerment. Individual, group, corporate, or government donor – we need your support. Help us keep our doors open! Will you support us in decreasing the stigma and discrimination that coincides with mental illness and poverty through positive action, mental health education, and advocacy?

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Song Writer’s Group Workshops

January 1 - September 30
Fourth Projects, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1 Canada
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The Winnipeg Music Project has partnered with the Songwriters Association of Canada to produce a 10-session songwriters group. The series was created to fulfill a need for stronger creative development opportunities for local songwriters and to begin establishing an effective and notable songwriting community in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Music Project will give attendees the opportunity to receive constructive feedback from their peers and from established local songwriters who are scheduled to feature throughout the series. The workshops are pre-registered and…

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From the North

January 1 - February 19
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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From the North: The MCML Inuit Collection showcases work collected by the Crafts Guild of Manitoba during the late 1950s through the early 1970s when they were instrumental in the development of awareness of Inuit carving and artistic traditions in southern Canada. This exhibit features carvings from this early period, plus dolls, textile pieces and tools.

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As You Like It

January 9 - February 1
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Brace yourself for Bardlemania! The Bard and the Beatles sweetly marry in this sparkling production of As You Like It. Set in the heart of 1960s Vancouver counterculture and the Okanagan forest, this lively reimagining of the classic play broke every possible attendance record at Bard on the Beach. As You Like It cleverly blends Shakespeare’s gift with language and 25 Beatles songs performed live, including She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Let It Be and Here…

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Earth Unleashed – Cindy Lou Rothery

January 10 - January 21
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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About the Artist My talent lay undiscovered for 47 years and at 50, it is starting to emerge. I enjoy creating art, I love working with alcohol inks on various substrates. I also enjoy painting flowers, landscapes and abstracts. I began painting after participating in a paint party night. Online, I was inspired by people like Alexis Bonavitacola, Kimberly Deene and Sheryl Williams. I have taken classes from all of them and have learnt from them. Cindy Lou Rothery is…

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Winter Art Classes

January 14 - March 22
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Art Classes start January 14, 2020 at Forum Art Centre Classes for all ages and skill levels. Register HERE 40+ Class include: Acrylic Mediums Charcoal Portraits Cartooning 101 Patterns in Nature Portraits Like the Masters The Art of Illustration Teen Manga Artivism Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Gouache Watercolour Try Some Styles in Water Soluble Oils Abstract Art in Acrylic & Watercolour & much more! Free parking all around, wheelchair friendly.

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Mediation: Video Pool’s MARS Exhibition

January 17 - February 21
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Throughout the past year, Karen Asher, Valérie Chartrand, Daniel Shane and Davis Plett have been both expanding on-going personal projects as well as creating new work while participating in Video Pool’s Media Arts Residency program. While approaching their work from very disparate origins and aesthetics, these four fabulous artists have found common ground in using technology as a mediating factor in further exploring and understanding the environment and ecology, issues around the fabricated reality / dis-reality as seen through data,…

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Introduction to Adobe After Effects

January 20 - January 21
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$120 – $130

Learn how to use Adobe After Effects: its user interface, the basic animations, key framing and creating your first short video. This easy-going two-day workshop is ideal for beginners who have no prior experience in After Effects knowledge and skills. Topics we will cover are: creating a composition, arranging 3D layers, modifying layer properties, animating a parallax & masks, adding basic expressions & layers, basic colour correction, titling and rendering the composition. January 20 & 21, 7-10pm For questions or…

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Every Brilliant Thing

January 23 - February 8
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Ice cream. Hugging. Friendly cats. A seven-year-old boy starts a list of wonderful things in the world to cheer up his mom. As he matures and faces his own challenges, the growing list inspires him to find meaning in everyday life. Dreams of flying. Skinny dipping. Old people holding hands. Told with the help of the audience, this charming show is a joyful act of collective storytelling that reveals how the connections we make are what keep us strong. Funny,…

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The Unsettling Happy Project – Michelle Place

January 24 - February 4
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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The Unsettling Happiness Project” came from the desire to paint more upbeat, however, her emotions took over. Instead of thinking the project was a failure she embraced her negative and positive emotions to create a collection of styles and subjects. An example of both sides of the story are featured in this exhibition. Since Grade 9, Michelle has dreamed of becoming an artist. She studied at The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba in Brandon, MB, he Winnipeg Art Gallery and…

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Introduction to 3D Needle Felting

January 25 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$130

Everything you need to get started with needle-felting 3D objects – animals, houses, shapes, gnomes, critters.  What to buy, safety tips, design considerations… In this course you will focus on getting to know the wool and what the needle can do, making shapes, practicing skills, adding colours and forms so that you can enjoy making them into what your imagination calls you to do.  Each student gets a kit with wool, needles and work foam. About the Instructor Rosemarie Péloquin…

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Exploring Victorians Lecture Series: Shake-able Shakespeare (with Kevin Klassen)

January 26 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$13 – $15

In the spirit of RMTC’s Shakespeare Fest Jan/Feb 2020, local actor, director, playwright and producer Kevin Klassen talks about why we keep returning to plays by Shakespeare, why we love to shake them up, and how Henry Irving revolutionized Shakespeare in the Victorian era!

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Budgeting 101 for Non-Profits

January 29 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95

One way that a non-profit can plan for income and expenses in the future is by creating a budget. A budget is a document that can help any non-profit organization plan for the future as well as assess its current financial health. The budget is typically reviewed periodically to compare it to the actual cash flow of the organization and to guide program and service delivery throughout the year. Knowing the budget, understanding its function, and when to make any…

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Disrupted: The Human Side of Tech

January 30 - January 31
 RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre., 375 YORK AVE
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$150 – $450

Explore the human side of technology with a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, change-makers, innovators, educators, and success seekers. Disrupted will present hard-hitting conversations, valuable insights, and calls for action on the Main Stage. This two-day conference is packed with such content as an Interactive Playground, Coffee with Strangers, engaging networking events and more that will stick with you long after it’s over. You’ll hear incredible talks from industry leaders, innovators and insiders. You’ll experience the latest advancements in tech, hands-on,…

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February 2020

Books & Brushes

February 4, 2020 - June 9, 2021
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free – $12

A collaboration between McNally Robinson Booksellers and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Select Tuesdays, 11:30am Included with regular Gallery admission: Adult $12; Senior/Student $10; Free for WAG members Visit the WAG to participate in discussions of artworks related to popular reads! These conversational tours led by Gallery experts and guides are both fun and informative. Space is limited and registration is required for each event. Sign up via email at education@wag.ca Upcoming book selections: Feb 4, 2020 • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Winner…

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Webinar: Board Bylaws

February 5 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$10

All non-profit organizations need bylaws to exist, but what do they mean and why are they important? Bylaws are the operating manual for every non-profit and its board of directors. Like all operating manuals, we tend to only read them when something goes wrong and we need to solve a problem or troubleshoot an issue. This webinar will cover the purpose of bylaws and what provisions should be included, the common challenges faced in writing them, and the answers to…

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Unlock the Power of Vintage Lenses

February 5 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$30 – $35

This lens adapter class will cover all the ways you can adapt old, manual lenses onto modern digital cameras. The Winnipeg Film Group has several lenses that were built for our 16mm Bolex and Arri SR3 cameras which can easily be adapted to modern mirrorless cameras. Using these lenses with digital camera sensors can produce very interesting effects. The lenses can provide interesting lens flares, light leaks, and an overall unique look that will set your footage apart from what…

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Artist Talk: Endurance…..Patience

February 5 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forth, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artists Cuthand and Allison talk about their individual works in the group show "Endurance…..Patience", which opens February 7 at Urban Shaman. Endurance…..Patience is programmed in conjunction with the national Beading Symposium – Ziigimine-shin, taking place from February 6-9, 2020 in Winnipeg. Basing Urban Shaman’s group exhibition on the title of Francesca Hebert-Spence’s group exhibition at the Manitoba Craft Council, May the Land Remember You as You Walk Upon Its Surface, four Indigenous artists were chosen as part of Urban Shaman’s…

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Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

February 6 - February 9
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0N3 Canada
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$150.00

Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020 is the second iteration of the Beadwork Symposia, this one organized by the Manitoba Craft Council (MCC) in partnership with Urban Shaman, Manitoba Museum, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art. Ziigimineshin is being held in conjunction with the following exhibitions: Endurance ….. Patience curated by Daina Warren at Urban Shaman Community Beading Table Group Show curated by Niahm Dooley at Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) May the Land Remember You as You Walk Upon Its Surface curated…

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Endurance…..Patience

February 7 - March 21
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Endurance…..Patience is programmed in conjunction with the national Beading Symposium – Ziigimine-shin, taking place from February 6-9, 2020 in Winnipeg. Basing Urban Shaman’s group exhibition on the title of Francesca Hebert-Spence’s group exhibition at the Manitoba Craft Council, May the Land Remember You as You Walk Upon Its Surface, four Indigenous artists were chosen as part of Urban Shaman’s group exhibition and each individual explores conceptual politics in relation to the land. In this show, Carrie Allison’s work, Red River…

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First Friday- Hands On: Contemporary Indigenous Beading with Jennifer Smith

February 7 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

Hands On will look at the way artists are using beads and are inspired by beading in their contemporary practices. The featured artists are all exploring unique ideas with beading as the jumping-off point for discussions on colonialism, family, pop culture, community, the cosmos and much more. As part of the Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020, MAWA is hosting this special lecture. Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020 is a multi-venue beading symposium organized by the Manitoba Craft Council in partnership with…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Lindo Maravilhoso!

February 9
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Drummer World’s 2019 winner of “Best Drummer – world Music” is the WJO’s very special guest for the rare opportunity to hear Samba and Bossa nova played at its finest. One of the most in-demand drummers in Brazil, Freitas has toured the world with Joäo Bosco, and has performed with Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Legrand, John Patitucci, and most of Brazil’s top tier musicians over the course of his long and distinguished career. Winnipeg guitarist and singer Marco Castillo joins us…

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Old Woman: Myths & Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype

February 9 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Goodwill Social Club, 625 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4 Canada
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$20

Old Woman, once banished, is resurfacing in the lives of people — young and old — within culture and in relation to the earth. While long discarded, she has never quite gone away. Perhaps you know her symbolically as Witch, Crone, Spider Grandmother, Hecate, Baubo or Sophia. Intimately connected to the phases of the moon and the cycles of the seasons, she is mentor to the mother and sidekick to the maiden. She is the one who knows how to…

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The New Canadian Curling Club

February 13 - March 7
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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The town is so small it only has one Tim Hortons. But community-minded Marlene is determined to “diversify” the curling club. She enlists four newcomers to learn the game but when she breaks her hip, it’s up to her politically incorrect ex-husband Stuart to step in. Things start off badly and get worse. Stuart doesn’t think the new Canadians can hack it and they have bigger worries than mastering this bizarre sport. With team unity on the rocks, time is…

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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

February 13 at7:30 am - 9:30 pm
$15 – $30

“When a song can quiet two dozen drunks, you can be confident that there is something there that’s worth listening to,” says music director Seán Dagher. Camerata Nova has invited the top early music group, La Nef from Montreal, to collaborate on a program of fun and historic sea songs and shanties. Ross Brownlee, conductor/singer; Seán Dagher, curator/conductor Buy tickets online at http://cameratanova.com/16/tickets/

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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

February 13 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2A6 Canada
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$15 – $30

“When a song can quiet two dozen drunks, you can be confident that there is something there that’s worth listening to,” says music director Seán Dagher. Camerata Nova has invited the top early music group, La Nef from Montreal, to collaborate on a program of traditional, engaging sea songs and shanties. Seán Dagher, curator/conductor; Ross Brownlee, conductor/singer. Concert will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $30, $25 seniors, and $15 for under 30s.…

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Introduction to Leather Mitten Making

February 15 - February 22
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$140

In this class you will learn how to trace a pattern on leather and your sheep shearling lining and size the leather to fit your lining. You will learn how to cut both the leather and liner as well as learning a blanket stitch. The end result is a high-quality set of authentic leather and shearling mittens, and the ability to make more pairs for our cold winters. About the instructor Born and raised near Kenora in Northwestern Ontario, Sheila…

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Exploring Victorians Lecture Series: I Love to Read Month: Bookbinding Demonstration

February 16 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$13 – $15

Join us for a discussion and demonstration on the art of bookbinding with Matt Joudrey of At Bay Press. All lectures begin at 1:30pm and include coffee, tea and cookies.

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

February 20 at9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$145

Proposal writing is one of the most challenging but also rewarding parts of working in the non-profit world. We all operate on very tight budgets, so the opportunity to pursue new programs or projects can be very enticing, but the competition is strong. An increase in demand from other non-profits, a reduction in the availability of government grants, and more pressure being placed on foundations and corporate funders means knowing how to write a persuasive proposal is essential to successfully…

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Moulin Rouge

February 26 - March 1

Drawn to Paris by the city’s passion, a flame fuelled by the hearts of lovers and the souls of poets, Matthew and Nathalie tempt fate as they seek love and destiny at the infamous cabaret – The Moulin Rouge. Seen and adored by over 125,000 people across North America, Europe, and Asia, Moulin Rouge – The Ballet returns with a flurry of high-kicking choreography set to a rousing French soundtrack.   Dates and Times: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 – 7:30…

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Women of the Fur Trade

February 27 - March 14
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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The world premiere of local playwright Frances Koncan’s award-winning comedy explores the cultural inheritance of three 19th century women as they navigate the rapidly changing world of the Canadian fur trade. Using 21st century slang, these women share their views on life, love and Louis Riel along with period heartthrobs like the dreamy Thomas Scott. Koncan mixes humour and history, shifting perspective on women’s power in the past and present. Winner of the Toronto Fringe’s Best New Play Contest 2018,…

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Introduction to Sprang with Carol James

February 29 - March 21
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$180 – $200

Sprang is a technique that first appeared in the Bronze Age. It recurs again and again in human history, associated with human remains in Scandinavia to Egyptian mummies to European laces to military sashes. An adaptable technique, it is time to re-visit this textile method. Explore a low-tech method for producing very stretchy cloth. Participants work on a small frame (included in the materials fee) to learn the basic stitch, how to hold the threads, how to manipulate them to…

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March 2020

Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping

March 4 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95

Proper bookkeeping (and the information it provides) is crucial to the survival of every non-profit organization. This workshop is designed for staff and volunteers who know little about accounting but need to know the basics of setting up an effective bookkeeping system for the organization, and how non-profit accounting differs from for-profit accounting. Participants will become familiar with bookkeeping basics and accounting vocabulary, and will learn the importance of records, processes, internal control policies, and the timely recognition of revenue…

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International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues: Changes

March 7 at4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$15

Pollution, post-partum depression, the decision to not have a baby, mime, dance and song. In total an array of nine unique stories will be featured in March as Sarasvàti Productions will again produce and take to the community their cabaret of monologues to celebrate International Women’s Week. This year’s theme is Changes, focusing on how we navigate a changing world. The event will offer a line-up of monologues by Canadian playwrights as well as performance pieces by local creator/performers including…

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Exploring Victorians Lecture Series: Celebrating Manitoba’s Female Artists: Their Art. Their Stories

March 8 at1:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$13 – $15

To celebrate both International Women's Day, and Manitoba's 150+ years, this talk will present a taste of Manitoba's historical and contemporary female artists. All lectures begin at 1:30pm and include coffee, tea and cookies.

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

March 12 at9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$145

Proposal writing is one of the most challenging but also rewarding parts of working in the non-profit world. We all operate on very tight budgets, so the opportunity to pursue new programs or projects can be very enticing, but the competition is strong. An increase in demand from other non-profits, a reduction in the availability of government grants, and more pressure being placed on foundations and corporate funders means knowing how to write a persuasive proposal is essential to successfully…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents RESPECT – The Music of Aretha Franklin

March 15 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0L5 Canada
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$19 – $39

The undisputed Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is synonymous with songs like Chain of Fools, Natural Woman, Freeway of Love, and RESPECT. Her lyrics were a harbinger of modern-day feminism; strong, independent, demanding of equality and freedom, sung with a voice that would accept nothing less. Joining the WJO for this show is a tour-de-force of local talent- Murray Pulver, Marc Arnould, Daniel Roy and Gilles Fournier, known collectively as Ego Spank, and vocalists Jennifer Hanson, Heitha Forsyth and Andrina…

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Introduction to Volunteer Management

March 17 at9:00 am - March 19 at4:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$400

This workshop will provide staff and volunteers an opportunity to examine and practice the organizational and HR skills necessary to meet the challenges of a changing volunteer environment. Over the course of 3 days, this course will focus on imparting current best practices in volunteer management while helping participants develop and improve the competencies required to manage a strong volunteer department. Participants will develop a clear understanding of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement, and how organizations (of all sizes)…

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

March 19 - April 11
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Based on the bestselling novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, this breathtaking story tells the tale of two remarkable women brought together by heart-wrenching oppression. During one of the toughest times in Afghanistan’s history, Laila forms an unbreakable bond with her husband’s first wife, Mariam. Together they summon the strength to challenge a tyrannical society and to find hope for a better future. Written by Khaled Hosseini, award-winning author of The Kite Runner, this harrowing and beautiful story of redemption shows…

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Kumihimo Workshop with Susan Styrchak

March 28 at12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

In this workshop, Styrchak will present some of the historical connections to the kumihimo technique, and all will learn the basic movements of the braid on a disc. Hopefully, later we will have a chance to try it on the marudai, a traditional kumihimo frame. Notes will be provided of various patterns as they are formed with colour or alternate movements. A disc and bobbins will be provided along with various threads.   Workshop runs: Saturday, March 28, 2020, 12:30…

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Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

March 31 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95

Board members of an incorporated, non-profit organization are legally responsible for the governance of the organization and are expected to develop, implement and monitor policies that will allow the organization to carry out its mission. Beyond their legal duties, board members are also important resources – they contribute to the culture, effectiveness, and strategic focus, as well as act as ambassadors and advocates for the work being done by the organization. While a board may appoint staff and/or committees to…

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April 2020

Exploring Victorians Lecture Series: Form and Function: A Cultural History of the Corset

April 5 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$13 – $15

Get on course with an illustrated talk exploring the controversial history of the corset, a celebrated but also much-maligned garment. Join us to learn more about whalebone, waspish waists, and the foundations of what Victorians wore. All lectures begin at 1:30pm and include coffee, tea and cookies.

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Volunteer Management: Creating Connections to Build Retention

April 7 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95.00

When it comes to volunteer retention our minds often jump first to our own capacity, and what our organization is capable of achieving when it comes to retention. But it’s important to look at retention from the volunteer’s perspective. We know from the research that the number one reason people want to volunteer is to make a difference in their community. The next most popular reason is to build or develop skills and expertise. As a leader of volunteers you…

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Financial Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

April 15 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95.00

The number one job, and often the most puzzling and perplexing, of every board member is to understand financial statements and maintain the financial health of their organization. Board members must ensure that the organization is well-managed and that its financial situation remains sound. This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of your financial responsibilities as a board member, mitigating the risk to both you and the organization, and ensuring the financial health of the organization. You will…

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The Legend of Georgia McBride

April 23 - May 16
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Casey has the King’s moves down cold, but the bar isn’t doing so hot. Even so, he’s all shook up when the club owner replaces his Elvis act with a drag show. With a baby on the way, Casey hangs up the white jumpsuit and tends bar until a drag queen on a bender leaves the staff high and dry. With big stilettos to fill, Casey reluctantly – and hilariously – undergoes a transformation that will change his life. Soon…

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Quilted Ball Workshop with Patty Sauder

April 25 at12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

Using small squares of fabric and straight pins, make your own quilted ball. Workshop runs: Saturday, April 25, 2020, 12:30-3:30pm Registration deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020 Registration fee: $35 (MCML members); $40 (non-members) Kit fee: $10 Register at: https://c2centreforcraft.ca/2020/01/16/mcml-workshop-quilted-ball-with-patty-sauder/

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Carpathian Blues

April 26
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Jazz music, since its humble beginnings in Congo Square, has been a fusion of folk, classical and popular music. As the artform spread, jazz embraced and adapted music from all over the world, giving us countless flavours and variations. To help the WJO explore folk music in jazz, six-time Juno nominee John Stetch joins the group as our special guest. Stetch, over the span of his 154 recordings, has fused classical and folk music with his own fearless creativity, boundless…

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Program Planning & Evaluation

April 30
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$200

Building and maintaining a quality program takes careful planning and analysis. Participants in this course will gain the skills and resources to Determine the most pressing needs of their clients Establish realistic outcomes and corresponding strategic program plan to achieve these outcomes Evaluate their program's performance. This course is currently being offered in a distance learning format for your convenience. Registration for this course is ongoing throughout the year and participants will have 5 weeks to complete the readings and…

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May 2020

80 Years – A Retrospective

May 6 - May 10

​80 Years – A Retrospective, illuminates three artistic directors whose vision each had a momentous role in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s history. Anges de Mille’s exuberant and amusing Rodeo celebrates Arnold Spohr, Mark Godden’s one-act masterpiece Angels in the Architecture pays tribute to John Meehan, and Toer van Schayk’s Seventh Symphony, first set by the Dutch National Ballet, honours Henny Jurriens.   Dates and Times: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – 7:30 PM Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 7:30 PM Friday,…

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Meeting Management and Minute Taking for Boards

May 7 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95.00

A well planned board meeting helps ensure effective board minutes are captured. Board meetings and minutes are a tangible record of the meeting for the board of directors and a source of information for those who were not able to attend. If the Board Chair and the Secretary work together to ensure that the agenda and meeting are well thought out, then capturing the minutes becomes a lot easier. This workshop is designed to help board members work as a…

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Captive

May 9 - May 10
Neeginan Centre, 181 Higgins Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3G1 Canada
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$15 – $30

This is the third of Camerata Nova’s Truth and Reconciliation series featuring new works on the theme of captivity as interpreted by Indigenous composer and performers. Each concert can be appreciated as a stand-alone piece. Andrew Balfour curator, Mel Braun conductor. Friday, May 9, 7:30-9:30pm Saturday, May 10, 7:30-9:30pm Buy tickets online at http://cameratanova.com/16/tickets/

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

May 12 at9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$145

Join us for this workshop on persuasive proposal writing and learn how to take your proposal from paper to approval! Proposal writing is one of the most challenging but also rewarding parts of working in the non-profit world. We all operate on very tight budgets, so the opportunity to pursue new programs or projects can be very enticing, but the competition is strong. An increase in demand from other non-profits, a reduction in the availability of government grants, and more…

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Choosing the Right Volunteer Management Software

May 20 at1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$25.00

Have you been thinking about whether to invest in volunteer management software? Do you have a lot of questions but don't know where to start? Let's start the conversation together! Join us for this special event where we will discuss the different ways organizations are using volunteer management software and how they have benefited. Watch live demos from both Better Impact and Volgistics, two of the more popular volunteer management systems, and have an opportunity to ask them questions. At…

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Webinar: It’s OK to turn Volunteers Away

May 27 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$10

We spend all our days saying 'we need more volunteers'. So how can we tell a volunteer it's time to leave? How can we say no to a person wanting to help? We can, and we must, if they aren't the right fit. In this webinar, learn to use volunteer screening best practices and performance management to screen out or let go of volunteers. Learn techniques to deliver a professional message that still preserves the relationship. VM Webinars! Volunteer Manitoba's…

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