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September 2018

Coalescence: Craft, Canadians, and Culture

September 28, 2018 - April 30, 2019
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Celebrate Canadian cultural diversity and the 90th Anniversary of the founding of the Crafts Guild of Manitoba through a new exhibit curated by the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library. In 1928, a New Canadian Folksong and Handicrafts Festival, organized by the Guild and the Canadian Pacific Railway, sought to provide a venue for new and established Canadians to get acquainted. The festival included 13 different nations, with their art, music, culture on display. Our exhibit pays homage to this original…

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January 2019

Jean-Paul Kelly: That ends that matter

January 25 - March 31
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Jean-Paul Kelly to Plug In ICA for his solo-exhibition, That ends that matter, a comprehensive video installation set in a courtroom. Part re-enactment combined with found photo montage streams and graphical animation, That ends that matter attempts to parse through and recite Kelly’s experiences observing hearings at the City of London Magistrates’ Court in Central London, UK. Given the UK’s regulations restricting all forms of visual or audio recording in courtrooms, any…

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February 2019

#AIRsessions | Free Music Workshop Series for Youth in Winnipeg’s North End

February 7 - June 13
Indigenous Family Centre, 470 Selkirk Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 2M5 Canada
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Free

Manitoba Music and the National Art Centre are teaming up with facilitator and curator Ila Barker to present a 10-session music-based workshop series for youth ages 13-25 called #AIRsessions. Kicking off on February 7, the free sessions will happen twice monthly on Thursday nights 6 - 9 p.m. at the Indigenous Family Centre (470 Selkirk Avenue). A free meal will be provided to the participants courtesy of Food Fare. “#AIRsessions, or Artist in Residence sessions, was created to fill a clear need for reoccurring programming for inner-city youth,” says Barker. “The…

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Family Fusion

February 10 - April 14
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$20

Family Fusion is a monthly DIY arts and crafts event – stop by the WAG with your family and spend some creative time together. Drop-in between 1pm and 3pm • $20 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18) Includes entry to all galleries • FREE for WAG members. Sunday, Feb 10 • Valentine: Make some special prints for your loved ones. Spring Break Family Fusion Tuesday, Mar 26 • Dioramas: Design a custom room from your imagination. Thursday.…

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Art Saves Lives 2019

February 13 - May 31

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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Film Night: The Decolonizing Lens

February 28 - May 16
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free

Thursday, February 28 to Thursday, May 16 Join the Winnipeg Art Gallery for screenings and discussions led by Indigenous filmmakers. Organized in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the University of Manitoba. Free entry! 6pm reception • 7pm screening Panel talk to follow Feb 28 6pm reception • 6:30pm screening Panel talk to follow Films: 6:30pm - Kristi Sinclair’s film, Retake (24:16 min) 7:10pm-Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown’s film, Edge of the Knife - SG̲aawaay Ḵ'uuna…

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March 2019

Lace: From the MCML Collection

March 1 - April 27
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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LACE:  From the MCML Collections runs from Friday, March 1 through Saturday, April 27, 2019. This exhibit showcases MCML’s wonderful collection of bobbin lace, needle lace, tatting, knitting, crochet, tape lace, netting and more. Exhibit Opening: Friday, March 1, 7pm – 9pm Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm First Friday Hours: March 1, 5pm – 9pm | April 5, 5pm – 9pm

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Scott Leroux Fund – Colby Richardson Artist-in-Residence

March 1 - April 5
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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The 2019 Scott Leroux Fund holder Colby Richardson is in residence at Video Pool through the month of March. Colby has ambitiously dug up our legacy video equipment and turned Poolside Gallery into a creation lab to develop new work. The gallery will be open regular hours (Wed-Sat, 12-5pm) and Colby, who will be in-house every Friday, invites the public to drop by to learn about his process of breathing new life into these tools. Colby will be presenting his…

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Writing Right for Television

March 7 - March 28
Artspace, 100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H7 Canada
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$100 – $120

Are you interested in writing for television? Well look no further because this is the class for you! Class overview:  I’ve spent over a decade working as a writer in television and film, it’s time to share what I know and help you workshop your screenplay/synopsis/story and share your work for constructive feedback. We’ll  work together to bring out your unique voice and uncover the best way to get a reader to respond to your words on the page. –…

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Nest…..as a hiding place in the sky | Kelsey Braun

March 8 - April 9
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Free

Launch: 7pm, Friday 8 March Exhibition run: 8 March – 9 April 2019 Gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday, 12-5pm Artist-led tours offered by appointment. For more information, contact: gallery@aceart.org Nest…..as a hiding place in the sky considers space as an illusion, as that which shifts between the perceivable and the peripheral—we can often hear the birds but cannot see the nest. Constructed from a foundation of sound extracted out of field recordings, foley, found-audio and gestures of sonic improvisation, this…

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Books & Brushes

March 12 - May 21
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: March 12, 2019 • The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud May…

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This is Canada’s Game – Our Love of Hockey: a photography exhibition by Jodi Maxwell-Lee

March 12 - April 20
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

The sport of hockey has long been a meaningful part of Jodi Maxwell-Lee’s life. She practically grew up in a rink, watching her dad and brothers play. In recent years, you would find her cheering in the stands at her boys’ hockey games, most often with a camera in hand. When photographing hockey, she captures images that show the spirit of the sport, not just images of her own children. Her images show the community of volunteer coaches, families, and…

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TPM presents: Dragonfly by Lara Rae

March 14 - March 24
Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2 Canada
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$15 – $27

In this original and poetic new work, Lara Rae tells the raw and heartfelt story of her half century long (and counting) gender odyssey. Two actors, one male, one female, illuminate the inner life of a trans woman from her Scottish childhood in the 1960’s to the present day. Matching our inside to our outside is always hard. For trans people it’s often a matter of life and death. Stripping away the visual cues that both define and imprison transgender…

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Second Story Window – Noella Hanan

March 15 - March 26
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Opening Reception: March 15, 2019  7-10pm Additional Hours: March 16 to 26, 2019 Tuesday to Friday: 12-6pm; Saturday, 12-5pm Second Story Window is an expression of my story and the stories around me. The second story is where the great or grim realities of experience metaphorically reside. It is visible, however, making our way to the second story is often by invitation only – a place reserved. We see the light at night with curtains drawn or undrawn and may catch a…

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Beaded Moccasins Workshop

March 16 - April 6
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$175 – $190

Beaded Moccasins Workshop with Cynthia Boehm Learn to create your very own pair of beautiful hand crafted traditional moccasins in this fun and inspiring three-day workshop. This workshop includes all materials required to complete your own pair of personalized moccasins. You will learn custom pattern making, how to work with hides, two-needle beading, sewing, puckering, and shaping techniques. You will also learn where to shop for supplies for future projects and have access to floral beading patterns. Workshop runs: Three…

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Kidoons in association with Theatre Calgary and the 20K Collective presents ‘BOOM X’

March 21 - April 13
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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After making an impact with the multimedia hit BOOM, the inimitable Rick Miller is back with BOOM X. Playing more than 100 characters, Rick takes us from Woodstock in 1969 to 1995 when the Internet was starting to dominate our lives. Some famous BOOM characters make appearances. (Spoiler alert: Lennon gets shot, Reagan gets elected.) Showcasing cutting-edge projections and Rick’s virtuoso impressions of politicians, musicians and activists, BOOM X navigates the baby boom’s tangled legacy. Hold onto your seat as…

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“The Evil and How Occasioned”: Caring for Migrants in a Victorian City

March 24 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

In the 19th century, middle-class Victorians were eager to be involved in charitable causes. They donated money and time into various philanthropic projects. When it came to helping the poor, middle-class Victorians were eager to provide a moral education to them. But what motivated Victorians to help? Did they have a hidden agenda? Dalnavert Museum's Intern Curator Rammy Saini explores these questions by looking at the establishment of the Strangers’ Home for Asiatics, a charitable lodging house for Indians in…

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‘Meant To Be’ CD launch & concert

March 24 at6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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$10

Join us for the Russell Lee Band launch of his new album Meant To Be on March 24, 2019 at the Park Theatre. Tickets: $10 and bonus CD if you purchase tickets in advance. To purchase, contact Barry at mediammfproducer@gmail.com and quote code RLBCD24. Door prize draws, merchandise, autograph session, meet & greet, and photo ops. Russell Lee Band (russelllee.ca) has over one million views on YouTube. Check out his latest video 'Picture', at youtube.com/watchv=ES5oIzN41Hk.

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2019 WFG Spring Break Teen Filmmaking Camp

March 25 - March 29
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$175

Attention teens, this is a great workshop for those interested in Filmmaking. Spring is coming and the Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience required! This one-week course will provide teens (ages 13-18) with a hands-on environment covering the various departments involved in a shoot, and will expose them to the basic components of film and video production. Covering the basics of camera, lighting, location sound recording and…

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Spring Break Craft Activity Days

March 27 - March 28
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Looking for something to do over Spring Break with the kids? Visit the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library's for its Spring Break Craft Activity Days! Celebrate the arrival of spring while learning basic craft techniques with two activities for kids ages 5-12. Wednesday, March 27th & Thursday, March 28th, 12:30 - 3:30pm C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland Ave. Two Days and two activities for kids 5-12yrs! - Finger Knit Creatures - Felt Flower Bouquet Drop In: No Registration Required…

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Pandamensional by Pink Panda

March 29 - April 9
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: March 29, 7-10pm Additional Hours: March 30 to April 9, Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 12-5pm Exhibition Statement Welcome to Pandamensional! This is my first solo exhibition and I wanted it to be about sharing the exploratory process and growth I went through as I created this world and brought this show to life. Drawing on inspiration from music, the energy of emotion and experience I reveal that inner world through my work which consists of bold flowing…

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Pandamensional

March 29 - April 9
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Pandamensional by Pink Panda (Cat Hues) Opening Reception: March 29, 7-10pm Additional Hours: March 30 to April 9 Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 12-5pm Welcome to Pandamensional! This is my first solo exhibition and I wanted it to be about sharing the exploratory process and growth I went through as I created this world and brought this show to life. Drawing on inspiration from music and the energy of emotion and experience I reveal that inner world through my work…

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Concept to Screen

March 30 - March 31
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$80 – $100

This workshop will be about independent video creation with hands on instruction including camera and editing setups. We will look at how to use DIY, low budget tools and adaptation to bring a project to life. Instructor: Amanda Kindzierski Dates: March 30 & March 31, 2019 (noon-3pm) Limit: 10 Participants Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member I am a Polish, Ukrainian, Ojibwa, Metis multi-media artist born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. A graduate of the Academy of Broadcasting and National…

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Spring B(r)eak: Crafts & Tours for Junior Birders

March 30 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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pay what you can

Mark the end of your Spring Break with a totally tweetable craft and Victorian bird watching tour! Starting at 1pm, join our master bird crafter Michelle and make your own colourful paper bird. Then head into the Victorian house armed with binoculars and a guide to seek out the rarest (and not so rarest) of birds tucked away in the rooms and halls. Get some lowdown on the personalities of these birds and a little bit of history too. This…

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Love Your Self-ie

March 31 at12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aspire Pro Studios, (Unit BB) 3rd fl - 289 King St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1J8 Canada
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$45

This workshop it open to everyone and welcomes all bodies, genders, and ages. The world we live in is often driven by media and unrealistic norms of what is considered “beautiful”, and how we understand our self-worth is especially important. The “Love your Selfie” Workshop is about exploring self-love and self-acceptance in a safe and comfortable environment. This also includes making everyone feel comfortable talking about our bodies, our insecurities, and our stresses. Beyond Boundaries Academy is proud to host…

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April 2019

Film Grant Writing Workshop

April 1 - April 3
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$35 – $50

Are you interested in writing a grant but don’t know where to start? This is a grant writing course that will help you learn how to craft a grant. This grant is recommended to people that are interested in applying for a grant or are in the process of writing a grant. Day 1 – Basics of Grants Overview of the Grant process (What is a grant) Types of Grants and funding (Differences between funding streams) Preparing for a Grant…

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Spring Art Classes at Forum Art Centre

April 1 - June 8
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 1H3 Canada
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Art Classes start April 1, 2019 at Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street. 40+ Class Options to choose from! Classes for all ages and skill levels. Register now at: http://www.forumartcentre.com/classes or call 204-235-1069. Our creative & relaxing atmosphere includes classes such as: Acrylic Mediums, Nude Figure Drawing, Woodland Art, Portraits like the Masters, Cartooning 101, Rebellious Women of Art, The Art of Illustration – Books, Fantasy & Beyond, Charcoal Portraits, Model Drawing and Painting from Music, Teen Characters in Water…

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‘John’ at RMTC

April 4 - April 20
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Jenny and Elias are taking their crumbling relationship on a tour of Civil War sites, in the hope that a few days in a Gettysburg bed and breakfast will bring them together again. Their quirky hostess is a collector of countless fondly displayed objects, each representing some ghost or memory. The old dear’s treasures may soothe or haunt, depending on one’s state, and the player piano can take on an alarming life of its own at 2:00 in the morning.…

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Social Innovation Challenge

April 4 - April 5
CFRUC, 525 Wardlaw Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9 Canada
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The Winnipeg Social Innovation Challenge is a dynamic 13 hour (April 4 & 5, 2019) collaborative competition that is open to anyone looking to make a positive social impact through the arts. Here’s what it looks like: The event begins with participants preparing a 60-second elevator pitch with help from expert coaches. The pitches are given, and after a vote by all present, the top ten participants move on to the second day. Everyone is encouraged to attend the second…

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First Fridays SLAM: An evening of poetry and spoken word

April 5 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free

Presented in partnership with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival First Fridays SLAM at Creative Manitoba FREE and open to the public Coffee will be served Hosted by spoken word poet and youth mentor, Steve Locke, join us for readings showcasing work from local youth, including past and present mentees of Creative Manitoba's mentorship programs. We'll be throwing down in the community classroom where you'll see these cutting-edge youth on the rise! Artists: Amelia Deitzer-Dicks Alison Wong Ailsa Ciku Gitonga Jay…

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Light and Camera: An in-depth study in cinematography with Tyler Funk

April 6 at12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$35 – $50

Join us for an in-depth study in Cinematography with award winning Cinematographer Tyler Funk. The 6 hour workshop will explore all the different ways that lighting and camera movement can change the feeling of a scene. The class will consist of both a lecture and hands on approach, which will allow workshop participants to learn about how lighting and camera shape a film as well as will be able to put their new ideas into practise in our Black Lodge…

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CraftED: Belt-Bag or Mini-Purse Workshop with Tesh Kosowan

April 7 - April 14
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$245

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. In this class you’ll learn to use a stitching hole punch and a stitching pony.  You’ll saddle stitch, rivet and burnish.  And you’ll go home with your own belt-bag or mini-purse…

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A Brief History of Time(keeping)

April 7 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

From early sundials to mechanized timepieces, Dalnavert Curator Alexandra Kroeger explores the history of clocks and the evolution of how we tell time. This talk will take place in our Visitors' Centre at 1:30 PM. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided! Member Prices: Individual $12 * 6-pack bundle $60 Non-member Prices: Individual $15 * 6-pack bundle: $78 Tickets available in house or email reserve@dalnavertmuseum.ca.

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Music Appreciation Course – Dvorak in America

April 8 - April 23
Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$75

Join Andrea Ratuski for a three-week course rich with stories about Dvorak's time in America and enjoy the great music he produced. Daytime class: April 8, 15, and 22nd, 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM Evening Class: April 9, 16, and 23rd, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Registration: $75

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Movement Workshop: Being Butoh Body

April 13 at9:00 am - April 14 at5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Tanja Woloshen in a 2-day movement workshop. Being Butoh Body will provide students with a variety of experiential dynamics, intended to develop movement potential, and body-mind consciousness. Being Butoh Body will largely draw from contemporary Japanese dance techniques that utilize core-work, stamina, mindfulness, ecology, and internal imagery. Being Butoh Body will provide students with an innovative, challenging, and inspiring dance experiences. This is a studio class, and will be in a warm-up, exercise, and sweat format.…

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Spring Serenade

April 14
Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$20

Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music, in support of the Music Equals Program - a program dedicated to providing music education to student who wouldn't otherwise have access to it. Featuring performances by MCMA staff and Music Equals students.

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Pysanka workshop

April 14 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
forth, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1 Canada
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$10 – $15

Join us in practicing this spring tradition of the pysanka. This Ukrainian folk design uses the batik method of wax and dyes to create beautiful geometric forms, all on chicken eggs, which represent the end of winter and birth of the new year. "The Hutsul people of the Carpathian Mountains believe that the fate of the world depends on the pysanka. As long as the egg decorating custom continues, the world will exist. If this custom is abandoned, evil in…

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Editing with Abode Premiere Pro Workshop

April 15 - April 17
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$70 – $90

Adobe Premiere is becoming the industry standard and this class will teach you all you need to know about the great editing program! “Turn raw footage into flawless productions with Premiere Pro CC, the industry-leading video editing software. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, you can edit, adjust color, refine audio, and more — all in one seamless, integrated workflow.”   – adobe.com This is a two part series on organizing and editing projects in Adobe Premiere. Steps…

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Creative Producing 1 (From Script to Screen and Beyond) – with Greg Klymkiw

April 15 at7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$10

This will be the first of a series of Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) workshops in the field of Creative Producing offered by WFG Executive Director Greg Klymkiw. Klymkiw is a producer, screenwriter, film critic and teacher. His credits include producing Guy Maddin’s Tales from the Gimli Hospital, Archangel and Careful, Bruno Lazaro Pacheco’s City of Dark, Alan Zweig’s Vinyl and many others. Based on workshops designed and delivered by Klymkiw as the Senior Creative Consultant and Producer-in-Residence at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre in Toronto – these…

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Documentary Film II: Intermediate Documentary Class

April 22 - April 24
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$70 – $90

Documentary Filmmaking II: A follow up to the two day Introduction to Documentary, Doc Film II will dive further into the various branches of documentary and the bigger obstacles you may encounter as your next project is likely more ambitious than your first. Further we’ll discuss verbal pitching, networking, meetings and budgeting. And finally, everyone’s favourite part, the paperwork. Are you a filmmaker making the move to your first documentary and need guidance? Have you already completed a documentary and want…

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‘The Cottage’ at RMTC

April 25 - May 18
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Randall is a free-thinking, commitment-averse dreamer who might be cheating on her banker boyfriend with the local handyman. Middle-aged Bennet longs for his teenage years, and it shows. Matty won a bit of money, quit his job and has been riding the freedom highway ever since. One thing these siblings have in common is their love for the family cottage. Their ailing mother has given them the weekend to decide what to do with the cottage after she’s gone, and…

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Unity – Virtual Space

April 27 - April 28
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$90 – $110

An introduction to creating art installations in virtual reality and Unity 3D. Learn the building blocks to prototyping a simple art installation in virtual reality. The course will include an introduction to the Unity 3D user interface, 3D primitives for prototyping, and basic virtual object interactions like grabbing and throwing. By learning these building blocks, learners can start exploring virtual reality in their art practice. Instructor: Lesley Klassen Dates: Saturday, April 27 & 28, 2019 (noon-4pm) Fees: $90 VP +…

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Smocking Workshop

April 27 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$75 – $80

Smocking Workshop with Claire Sparling Create your own handmade elastic with smocking! Smocking is an embroidery technique that gathers fabric so that it can stretch and was used widely before elastic was available. This workshop will provide an introduction to various smocking techniques. Registration deadline: Friday, April 19th, 2019 Registration: $50 (MCML member); $55 (non-member) Kit Fee: $25 Claire Sparling is a local textile artist specializing in historical pattern drafting and clothing. Having started to learn to work with fibres…

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Craft Sale in Honour of Prarie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Bijii’s 6th Birthday

April 28 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Notre Dame Recreation Centre, 271 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0J1 Canada
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We're celebrating Bijii's 6th hatch day party with PWRC volunteers and ambassadors and you're invited. We'll have 20 different vendors, 50/50, silent art auction, hot dog sale, merchandise sales, kid's colouring table, and celebrate with a piece of birthday cake. Entrance: Minimum $2 donation or item from our wish list Lunch: $5 for a hotdog, drink and chips 50/50 – announced at 3:00pm Silent Art Auction – announced at 3:00pm Birthday cake with the Birthday Bird – Bijii served at…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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May 2019

Kevin McDonald Presents: Make a Sketch Comedy Show!

May 1 - August 5
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$220 – $250

Sketch Comedy Show at the Cinematheque Date TBD Kids in the Hall legend, Kevin McDonald, is back at the WFG teaching a 6 week Sketch Comedy School in May and June! If you are interested in the world of Sketch Comedy this is the class for you! The class will conclude with a sketch comedy showcase at the WFG Cinematheque in June on a date TBD. The class will allow the workshop students to hone their sketch comedy craft and then…

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CraftED: Intro to Off-Loom Beading with Daria Tittenberger

May 4 - May 25
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$115

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. Over the course of three weeks you will learn a variety of off-loom bead weaving techniques such as the even and odd count peyote stitch, the circular peyote stitch, how to…

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Camera School: An Intensive Crash Course in Cinematography

May 9 - June 6
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$140 – $180

Are you interested in Cinematography? Do you have a strong fascination with shooting film & video but don’t know where to start? Well this is your chance to learn how to use every single camera that the Winnipeg Film Group has to offer in a month long crash course on Cinematography and film/video shooting! Once the class concludes, each student will be given one free weekend rental of a camera of their choice. This is free rental has a value…

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Together in Leather: MCC Craft Social

May 9 at7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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$25

Think Leather/Pleather meets craft, meets dance party! Tickets https://c2centreforcraft.ca/2019/02/27/together-in-leather-mcc-craft-social/ A night to celebrate the vitality of craft in Manitoba, highlight MCC supporters, and celebrate the artistic talent and passion within our community and organization. You will experience: Live Craft A Dance Party with DJ Food and Drinks Cake and Pie Bar Original Craft Auction MCC Merchandise And more yet to be announced! All in support of the Manitoba Craft Council!

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June 2019

Workshop: Shoot Some 16mm Film

June 1 - August 1
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$100 – $120

Learn the inner workings of shooting and processing 16mm film. In this 3 part class, you will : Learn how to load the WFG 16mm cameras Learn how to properly set aperture with a light meter Learn the different functions of the cameras and how to use them properly Shoot your own 3 minute film on B&W or Colour film Hand process your B&W film Edit your film

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CraftED: DIGITAL CRAFT: 3D Printing for Mass Customization with Jason Hare

June 1 - June 8
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$90

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. This class is intended to give beginners and intermediate users a working knowledge of 3D modelling techniques, enabling them to use design software in their own work.  Students will produce a…

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Animation School: A 5 Week Intensive Crash Course on Animation

June 8 - July 6
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$150 – $180

Are you interested in learning the ins and outs of animation? Have you always wanted to be an animator but didn’t know where to start? Well look no further, as this is the class for you! Animation School is a 5 week intensive crash course on all things animation. Each week, students will learn a new form of animation including: How to use the Oxberry Machine, Direct Animation, Digital Animation (using tablets), After Effects and much more! Once the class…

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July 2019

Expressive Arts Therapy Studio

July 22 at8:00 am - July 25 at5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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Instructor: Dohee Lee Dohee is a Korean American performance artist, musician, ritualist and educator who is born on Jeju Island in South Korea. Dohee is a creative visionary trained at the master level in traditional Korean music, singing, drumming and dance which is rooted in Korean Shamanism. Since her arrival in the US she has been a vital contributor to both the traditional and contemporary arts landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. She has been teaching at…

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Clowning in Expressive Arts

July 29 - July 31
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$595

Instructor: David Langdon David Langdon, BA (Hons) has been the Therapeutic Clown/ Child Life Specialist at Winnipeg Children’s Hospital since 1989. Prior to working at the Children's Hospital he taught acting and clowning. He is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Therapeutic Clowns/ L’Association Canadienne des Clowns Thérapeutiques. His work has been featured in various media. He has presented and lead workshops at numerous Canadian therapeutic clowning conferences and events. He is also active as a writer and…

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August 2019

Working with Trauma using Expressive Arts

August 3 - August 6
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$735

Instructor: Kate Donohue One of the Grandmothers of Expressive Arts, Kate Donohue is a licensed psychologist, registered expressive arts therapist, and has taught at many international universities. Kate is a co-founder of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. Passionate about the arts she has spent 25 years studying indigenous and ethnic dance forms, in particular West African and Afro-Cuban Dance. This workshop will introduce participants to the experience of trauma and how to address it as an expressive arts therapist.…

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Expressive Arts – Psychopathology & Psychology

August 8 - August 11
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$735

Instructor: Kate Donohue One of the Grandmothers of Expressive Arts, Kate Donohue is a licensed psychologist, registered expressive arts therapist, and has taught at many international universities. Kate is a co-founder of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. Passionate about the arts she has spent 25 years studying indigenous and ethnic dance forms, in particular West African and Afro-Cuban Dance. This course introduces participants to the archetypal and developmental approaches to character/personality development using mythological themes that underline human development…

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Indigenous Ways of Knowing through the Arts

August 13 - August 15
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$595

Instructor: Victoria McIntosh Artist and teacher, Victoria was born in Ste. Boniface and raised on Sagkeeng First Nation. She has explored many different spectrums of art from simple drawings to pyrography (Firework.) Her murals hang in various schools in Winnipeg and Ontario, where she has taught expression using Woodlands style with Storytelling. She has studied graphic design and print-making and continues to study Fine Arts. Indigenous ways of Knowing through the Arts workshop offer participants exposure to a local Indigenous…

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October 2019

Bang Bang

October 3 - October 19
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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When a black female police officer shoots an unarmed young black man, a white playwright uses this event as inspiration for his hit play soon to be adapted into a movie. But will he stay true to the facts? As Hollywood comes knocking, he decides to make a surprise visit to the officer to avoid media backlash. Filled with tension and suspense, Kat Sandler’s thought-provoking take on race and culture will have you questioning the meaning behind the phrase “based…

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The Color Purple

October 24 - November 16
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Experience the joy of humanity in this musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s enduring tale of the American South. Told she was worthless, Celie discovers her strength and rises above indignity with grace. With quiet resolve, this unlikely heroine lifts up others – even those who tried to take everything from her. Journey with Celie as she forges improbable friendships, dares to love and inspires those around her with humility and compassion. Soaring on the notes of a soul-raising Grammy-winning score…

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November 2019

Fun Home

November 14 - November 30
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home is a riveting and refreshing musical take on seeing your childhood through an adult perspective. Alison, a 43-year-old lesbian cartoonist, journeys through three stages of her life as the unpacks her complex relationship with her father. As she dissects her childhood memories, she finds out they had more in common than she thought. Winner of 5 Tony® Awards, including ‘Best Musical’, Fun Home is a must-see dramedy filled with hope and…

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Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley

November 28 - December 21
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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This charming Christmas story, and imagined sequel to Pride and Prejudice, centres around Mary the bookish middle child of the Bennets. Though she has the company of her beloved books and piano, she longs for more, and dreams of embarking on her own adventure. A chance meeting over the holidays with Mr. Darcy’s cousin Arthur sparks an attraction. Join Mary in her quest to uncover a new path with plenty of laughs along the way. An enchanting holiday favourite filled…

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January 2020

As You Like It

January 9, 2020 - February 1, 2020
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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Every Brilliant Thing

January 23, 2020 - February 8, 2020
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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February 2020

The New Canadian Curling Club

February 13, 2020 - March 7, 2020
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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Women of the Fur Trade

February 27, 2020 - March 14, 2020
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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March 2020

A Thousand Splendid Suns

March 19, 2020 - April 11, 2020
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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April 2020

The Legend of Georgia McBride

April 23, 2020 - May 16, 2020
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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