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July 2018

Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion

July 6, 2018 - January 13, 2019

The puck drops on Hockey: The Stories Behind Our Passion at the Manitoba Museum on July 6, 2018. This exhibition, developed by the Canadian Museum of History and where it premiered, March 10 to October 9, 2017, details the evolution of the sport through historic highlight reels, interactive components and one-of-a-kind artifacts. Visitors will find themselves in the places where Canadians live and breathe hockey: from dressing room to press-box, rink to corporate boardroom, players’ bench to backyard game. They…

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September 2018

Not the Camera, But the Filing Cabinet: Performative Body Archives in Contemporary Art

September 13 - November 24
Gallery 1C03, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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Free

Art exhibit opening at Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg: Not the Camera, But the Filing Cabinet: Performative Body Archives in Contemporary Art Exhibit dates: September 13 – November 24, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, September 13, 4:00pm – 6:00pm Remarks at 4:30 pm. Featuring performance by Christina Hajjar and exhibition tour by curator Noor Bhangu. Workshop with Ayqa Khan for young feminists of colour: Saturday, September 15, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), 611 Main Street…

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Upcoming Fall Workshops and Training

September 19 - November 22
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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Volunteer Manitoba delivers effective and engaging training for boards, staff and volunteers. Our workshops are a great way to build the essential skills needed for the non-profit and volunteer sectors! Webinars  No need to leave your office, join us online! All Webinars are only $10! Goldilocks your Insurance Coverage September 19, 2018: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leading Non-Profits into the Future November 8, 2018: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM It’s All in the Pitch - Strategies for Volunteer Recruitment…

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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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October 2018

2018 FALL BASIC FILMMAKING CLASS

October 9 - November 25
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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The Basic Filmmaking Workshop is a series of workshops held over a 2 month period during evenings (Tuesday and Thursday) and some weekends, and provides an intensive introduction to independent filmmaking. All steps and processes are covered from creative conception to the final cut – including the basics of screenwriting, directing, camera operation, lighting, sound and film editing. During the course, the participants will be exposed to the process of shooting and editing a short film and short video. Each participant…

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Riding the Edge: the next generation by Kathy Levandoski

October 23 - December 1
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

The Portage & District Arts Centre will be displaying Riding the Edge: the next generation, a solo exhibition by Kathy Levandoski from October 23 to December 1, 2018. The opening reception and artist talk is on Sunday, November 4, at 2:00 pm at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC) 11-2nd Street NE (west doors of the William Glesby Building). Riding the Edge: the next generation is a solo exhibition that has resulted since Levandoski’s 2016 exhibit, Riding the Edge.…

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November 2018

‘Vietgone’ at RMTC

November 1 - November 17
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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In this stylish mash-up, Qui Nguyen uses everything from hip hop to kung fu to tell the story of his parents’ escape to America after the fall of Saigon. Quang is a badass pilot who saved lives during the war, but was forced to leave his family behind. Sexy and strong, Tong is excited to write her own story but finds America isn’t exactly as advertised. Nguyen smashes stereotypes as he shares the pain and triumph of two warriors forced…

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14th Annual 50 to 500 Members Exhibition + Sale

November 2 - December 1
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Details Reception for 50 to 500: Friday, November 2, 8pm-11pm Exhibition: November 2 to December 1, 2018 Art drop-off deadline:  October 27 Hours of gallery are Tuesday to Friday 11am to 5pm, Saturday 12-5pm. US is a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and the arts community at large. Through it’s programming, US promotes discourse about contemporary Aboriginal art on local, national, and international levels. Through this discussion, it brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities,…

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In Praise of Crafts – 1979/1981/1983/1985/1988

November 2 - December 20
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

In Praise of Crafts - 1979/1981/1983/1985/1988 A Retrospective 39 years in the making! Opening reception: November 2, 7-9 pm Exhibition: November 2 - December 20, 2018 Featured Artists: • Lee Anderson • Anne Ayre • Karen Dahl • James Doran • Kathryne Koop • Grace Nickel • Duane Perkins • David Rice • Elaine Rounds • David Square & Penny Jones Square • Gerdine Strong • Marilyn Stothers • Ione Thorkelsson • Shirley Tyderkie • Jordan Van Sewell In 1979, the Crafts…

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On the Verge – Artist Teachers Group Exhibition

November 2 - November 30
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Opening party:  Friday, November 2, 2018, 6-9pm at MAWA Exhibition continues Wed-Fri, 10am-5pm until Friday, November 30, 2018. In this year's annual group exhibit, On the Verge, the MAWA Artist Teachers explore the tension between boundaries and freedom. In an increasingly complex world, how do we search for that elusive (and likely fleeting) balance between control and chaos?  Between order and pandemonium? Between harmony and anarchy? How do we navigate social, psychological and physical confines to discover a happy medium? Join the Artist Teachers on November 2nd to…

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Terra et Populus: Mixed Media By Kathleen Hamann Buckoski and Judith Panson

November 2 - November 28
Wayne Arthur Gallery, 186 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist reception: Sunday, November 4 from 1 to 4 PM Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM About the show Terra et Populus is a look in mixed media, from two points of view, of the land, the people, the variety of arts and cultures, the animals, the birds and the flora and fauna.  These are some of our interpretations of the terra et populus of Manitoba. About the artists Kathleen Hamann Buckoski was born and raised…

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Theatre Projects Manitoba presents: Mary’s Wedding by Stephen Massicotte

November 7 - November 18
Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2 Canada
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Details November 7-18, 2018 at the Rachel Browne Theatre - 211 Bannatyne Ave Opening Reception: Wednesday, November 7, 8:00pm no performance: Monday, November 12 Set in Western Canada during the First World War, Mary’s Wedding is the story of a recent English immigrant to Canada and a young farmer’s romance that unfolds through a series of dreamlike memories, punctuated by the innocence of new love, the courage of youth and the cruelty of fate. 2014-2018 marks the Centenary of the…

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Nature, Colour, Form & Function

November 8 - November 20
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Reception: November 8, 7-10 pm Hours: November 9 to November 20: Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday, 12-5pm Featuring Monika Hansen, Ingrid Lincoln, Tanis Bannister We are three artists who met during a summer adventure in gallery space at the lake. Since that time we have each followed our own path but have kept in touch. This communication and our shared interests led us to the group show “Nature: Colour, Form and Function” where we can examine colour and tonality that…

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805-4821

November 15 - November 18
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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805-4821 is a trans coming out story. It’s also about the 80,000 words of Facebook messages my best friend and i wrote each other one fall. It’s also about Hamlet and trauma and having a feeling. It’s also about my mom. It’s mostly performed using an overhead projector and it’s mostly performed in silence. Welcome to the movies. Created and performed by Davis Plett, edited by Gislina Patterson. Performances held November 15-18, 8pm nightly at aceartinc.'s The Ugly Gallery, with…

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Songwriting with Lindsey White

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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Shisha Embroidery workshop with Nisha Desai

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45

Registration deadline: Friday, November 16, 2018  at 12 pm  

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Victorian Make & Bake Sale

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Join us in welcoming the holiday season at our cozy craft and bake sale! With our curated list of local vendors, you'll have a wide array of unique gifts and crafts to choose from. You'll also find plenty of homemade tasty treats to take home with you, including fresh bread and Christmas pudding. To add to the fun, we'll have a photobooth set up as well as an activity table for kids to take their own craft home! For a…

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Forest Encounters

November 20, 2018 - January 18, 2019
School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, 255 ARTlab, 180 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada
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Artists K. Lochhead, J. Kakegamic, G. Kakegamic, J. Sures, D. Becker, S. Gauthier, J. Hudson, E. Landseer, J. Shadbolt, J. Butler, A. Shives, C. Maas, P. Karpik, M. Morris, A. Smith, G. Swinton, T. Onley, V. Fanshaw, L.L. Fitzgerald, E. Inukpaluk, D. Munro, A. Keno, J. Harper, I. Eyre, R. Nelson, J. Falk, G. Ferguson, D. Reichert, C. Pratt, B. Bobak, O.M. Curry, and H.E. Bergman. Organized by: Jamie Wright Exhibition: School of Art Gallery - Main Gallery November 20,…

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Blue Screen with After Effects

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

Have you ever wondered how they make those comic book movies? Have you ever wondered what Video Pool’s giant blue wall is for? Learn the basics of the compositing workflow. Participants will learn basic lighting techniques for shooting on a blue screen, removing harness wires, removing the background in After Effects, and compositing the subject into a new background. About the instructor Rylaan Gimby is a Winnipeg based compositor. He has done compositing, animation, and visual effects for his own…

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ARRI Camera Tech Seminar & Product Presentation

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 – $25

Winnipeg is an active production hub with high-end projects and talented camera crew. Come join our ARRI technical Sales Rep François Gauthier for a presentation on the ARRI ecosystem. With more than 100 years in operation, ARRI offers a powerful, mature, and reliable ecosystem of products including: Lighting, lenses, Filters, Cameras, motion stabilization systems, wireless video and remote transmission systems, and a wide array of professional camera accessories.

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play’ at RMTC

November 22 - December 15
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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After a lifetime of putting off his own plans to help others achieve their dreams, George Bailey becomes rooted in Bedford Falls. One Christmas evening, frustrated and on the brink of ruin, he contemplates the unthinkable. It’s up to a good-natured angel named Clarence to show George how his small life has made a big impact. With this fresh take on a classic story, our Mainstage is transformed into a live recording studio during the golden age of radio. Join…

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Curiousities by Kelli Rey and Candace Ring

November 23 - December 4
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening reception: November 23, 7-10pm Additional hours: November 24 to December 4: Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday 12-5pm The word Curiosity encompasses many different definitions; A strong desire to know or learn something. A strange or unusual object or fact. An object or idea that arouses interest. Artists Kelli Rey and Candice Ring explore the theme of Curiosities in a series of colourful and playful scenes that feature collections of work in clay. They each offer a contemporary perspective on…

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Sketch Comedy Acting with Kevin McDonald of “Kids in the Hall”

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$150 – $180

Kevin McDonald is coming to the Winnipeg Film Group this November to teach a new Workshop! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn and take part in Sketch Comedy Acting with Kevin McDonald! Come join a new workshop with old Kevin McDonald, the old guy from the old Kids n the Hall (that’s who he says he is anyway). In this workshop, Kevin (If he doesn’t fall asleep) will teach the students about the finer points of acting…

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Animation with Dragonframe

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

Looking to bring a story to life, create eye-catching effects for a music video, or shoot fun titles for a project? Begin your animation journey with Dragonframe – the digital image capture software trusted by major motion picture studios and independent filmmakers alike. Participants will explore the basics of Dragonframe and learn fundamentals of animation and basic compositing. Various materials such as drawings, paper, cut-outs and everyday objects will be used. About the instructor Leslie Supnet is an artist and…

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Crystal Beads Ball Earring workshop with Grace Ogunniyi

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$40

Registration deadline: November 23, 2018 at 12pm

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Mental Health in Theatre Panel

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2nd Floor, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony St
Winnipeg, manitoba R3B 2P3 Canada
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In this panel, representatives from Winnipeg’s artistic and mental health communities will speak to the challenges facing mental health in theatre. Topics include staying motivated, avoiding burnout, maintaining safe spaces in rehearsals, and discussing what resources are available for artists. Join us on November 25 for a panel discussion about how to balance self-care with a career in the arts. Admission is by donation. To RSVP, contact Daphne at associate@sarasvati.ca or call 204-586-2236. Moderator: Taylor Demetrioff Panelists include Larry Isacoff,…

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Picture Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro

November 26 - November 28
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$70 – $90

Monday, November 26 & Wednesday, November 28 | 7pm - 10pm Adobe Premiere is becoming the industry standard and this class will teach you all you need to know about the great editing program! This is a two part series on organizing and editing projects in Adobe Premiere!

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Innovative Arts & Learning Programs in Winnipeg – Eduarts Hub

November 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning and Creative Manitoba invite you to an engaging time of information sharing to learn more about the innovative education programs taking place within the community and schools. This is also an opportunity to network with your peers to seek collaborations, and deepen your connections in the sector. You can also share the innovative work you’re doing through a poster session. GET ON THE MAP! Enjoy a presentation and discussion on Canada’s Map of…

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Beer & Brains

November 27 @ 6:30 pm
King’s Head Pub, 120 King Street
Winnipeg,
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$20

Beer & Brains is back! We had so much fun putting this event last time, we are doing it again. Join us for a night of trivia, tunes, prizes and, of course, a few beers! We are putting this event on with fellow indie companies Theatre Incarnate, Walk & Talk Theatre, and The Keep Theatre  and proceeds will support our future projects. $20 on our website (any remaining tickets will be available at the door!)

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Info Session: Vintage Lenses & Adapters

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$15 – $20

“Learn how to use lenses designed for 16mm Film Cameras like the Bolex, Arri SR3 and other film cameras on your high end digital video cameras.” At the Film Group we have a selection of C-mount lenses, PL-mount lenses, and other miscellaneous lens mounts that almost no one knows about! Check out this info session for an in depth look at the possibilities with using vintage lenses on digital cameras. Learn about different sensor sizes, different approaches to shooting, and…

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Forum Art Fair – Everything Art & More

November 29 - December 2
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 1H3 Canada
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Free

Forum Art Fair – a casual atmosphere to find your first art piece, add to your ‘green’ art collection and support our creative community. New Original Art, Upcycled Art – previously loved, Bargain Bin Art - $25 or less, Crafted Arts – handmade only, Art Cards, Books & more! When: November 29-December 2 Thursday: 4pm-8pm, Friday: 2pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am- 4pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm Art Demos all weekend – artists will be posted on the Forum Art facebook page. Free admission, door prizes,…

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December 2018

Buy Social Holiday Market

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Immaculate Conception Parish, 181 Austin Street N.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3M7 Canada
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CraftED: Introduction to 3D Needle Felting

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$115

Registration deadline: November 15, 2018 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 half-day intro class will focus on learning and practicing hands-on skills, getting the feel of wool and what the needle can do, making shapes, adding different…

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A Child’s Victorian Christmas Story

December 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$5 – $18

Experience a classic Victorian Christmas tradition with internationally-acclaimed storyteller Leigh-Anne Kehler! Cosy up next to the Christmas tree in our parlour and travel back in time with tales from winters past. This holiday event is geared just for kids, but we welcome all ages and families to experience the seasonal tales together. Everyone will have the chance to explore the house before the storytelling begins! Shows will run December 2, 9, and 16. Each date will have TWO shows: 12:30…

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Lecture Series: Victorian Ghost Stories at Christmas

December 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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The Victorians loved sitting by the fire at Christmas time and reading about ghosts and ghouls. Christmas back then was not the commercial holiday we know now. It was about “darker, older, more fundamental things: winter, death, rebirth, and the rapt connection between a teller and his or her audience“ In this lecture, Arlene Young answers the question: why were Victorians obsessed with ghosts...at Christmas? The lectures take place in our Visitors' Centre. Each session begins at 1:30 pm and runs…

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Reefer Madness

December 6 - December 16
Tom Hendry Warehouse, 140 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Inspired by the original 1936 cult film of the same name, this outrageous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria cased when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil music, sex and violence. Don’t miss this musical marijuana satire complete with munchies.

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

December 6 - December 8
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$10 – $18

It's Christmas day in 1895: what are you and your family doing? Telling ghost stories of course! The Victorians loved to spook their family and friends at Christmas during some of the darkest nights of the year. From Dec 6-8, we'll be sharing some of these beloved tales of terror using some Victorian innovations and good old fashioned story-telling. Start your season off with some Victorian spirits! We have THREE shows: December 6 at 7:00 pm / December 7 at…

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A Child’s Victorian Christmas Story

December 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$5 – $18

Experience a classic Victorian Christmas tradition with internationally-acclaimed storyteller Leigh-Anne Kehler! Cosy up next to the Christmas tree in our parlour and travel back in time with tales from winters past. This holiday event is geared just for kids, but we welcome all ages and families to experience the seasonal tales together. Everyone will have the chance to explore the house before the storytelling begins! Shows will run December 2, 9, and 16. Each date will have TWO shows: 12:30…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Charles Schultz’s beloved Christmas classic almost didn’t get made. Fortunately, despite numerous production difficulties, the cartoon first aired in 1965 with half the population tuning in to watch. In the years since its release, Charlie Brown’s search for “the true meaning of Christmas” has delighted millions. The Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra performs Vince Guaraldi’s iconic soundtrack and other holiday hits for a festive show not to be missed.

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Art Making as Mindfulness Workshop

December 15 @ 10:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Participants will gain insights into the nature of mindfulness as they are guided in expressive arts processes that awaken them to the present moment, and open them to new insights that arise. Participants will experience the therapeutic value of art making as mindfulness first hand through engaging in expressive arts modalities and intermodal processes that draw on breath meditations, visual arts, writing, movement, and sharing. Practical knowledge about how to plan sessions for groups, work from a person-centered approach with…

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A Child’s Victorian Christmas Story

December 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$5 – $18

Experience a classic Victorian Christmas tradition with internationally-acclaimed storyteller Leigh-Anne Kehler! Cosy up next to the Christmas tree in our parlour and travel back in time with tales from winters past. This holiday event is geared just for kids, but we welcome all ages and families to experience the seasonal tales together. Everyone will have the chance to explore the house before the storytelling begins! Shows will run December 2, 9, and 16. Each date will have TWO shows: 12:30…

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January 2019

Poetry Workshop with Di Brandt

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Winnipeg's first Poet Laureate Di Brandt as we explore formal and expressive elements of poetic creation through reading, writing and performance exercises, with specific attention to (inter)cultural and (inter)personal influences and resonances. Over the course of the weekend, we will develop a repertoire of playful, creative, fun approaches to transformative poetic expression. Among other approaches, we will explore imagism, surrealism, ghazals and lament. ***No prior experience in poetry is required*** Poetry is a vibrant and powerful…

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‘Matilda the Musical’ at RMTC

January 10, 2019 - February 2, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Matilda’s parents don’t understand her. At all. Her school life is no picnic under the iron rule of the frightful Miss Trunchbull. Armed with a vivid imagination and razor-sharp intellect, this delightfully defiant little girl resolves to change her destiny. Winner of more than 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Roald Dahl’s cheeky salute to the power of the underdog has won over seven million people of all ages. Featuring irresistible music, whip-smart lyrics and the wild genius…

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CraftED: Paper Marbling Intensive with Janet Carroll

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$105

Registration deadline: Friday, December 21, 2018 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. See how the amazing mix of paint, paper, thickening agents, and a stylus make “one-of-a-kind” results. In this workshop, you will take home a collection of decorative papers that…

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‘A Doll’s House’ at RMTC

January 31, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Henrik Ibsen’s realist masterpiece resonates more than a century after the debut of Nora Helmer, whose bourgeois illusions are shattered by the realization that she’s merely a doll in her own home. Nora is so hopelessly devoted to her husband Torvald that she will do anything to save his life. When the blackmailer threatens to reveal all, Nora must decide how far she’ll go to protect her family. A story of great love, deceit and discovery, A Doll’s House broke…

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February 2019

Creative Drama Workshop

February 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Drama Therapist Csilla Przibislawsky as we explore playfulness as an essential component of Drama. This two-day workshop helps students develop their creative imagination, self-expression, self-knowledge, and social relatedness through active participation in a variety of improvised dramatic activities. Students will become more comfortable with engaging in improvisation techniques and facilitating improvisation for others. The place and use of drama games will also be explored, as an important method of helping group members warm up both to…

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‘887’ at RMTC

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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A Canadian theatre legend gets personal. Robert Lepage explores individual and collective memory in a visually stunning, evocative and unforgettable new show. An internationally celebrated artist known for breaking boundaries, Lepage’s mastery transcends genre with credits in theatre, film, ballet and opera. In high demand as a creative visionary, Lepage has designed productions for Cirque du Soleil and directed two tours for musician Peter Gabriel. After premiering at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, 887 wowed audiences on a worldwide…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Isn’t She Lovely – The Music of Stevie Wonder!

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

He has sold 100 million records, has 10 number one hits, and won Album of the Year three times. His music is syncopated, soulful and sophisticated. He is masterful on piano, mesmerizing on harmonica, and magic when he sings. He is the one and only Stevie Wonder and the WJO explores his music re-imagined for big band. Vocalist and harmonica player Todd Martin joins the band as we pay tribute to a Motown legend.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Isn’t She Lovely – The Music of Stevie Wonder!

February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

He has sold 100 million records, has 10 number one hits, and won Album of the Year three times. His music is syncopated, soulful and sophisticated. He is masterful on piano, mesmerizing on harmonica, and magic when he sings. He is the one and only Stevie Wonder and the WJO explores his music re-imagined for big band. Vocalist and harmonica player Todd Martin joins the band as we pay tribute to a Motown legend.

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‘A Doll’s House – Part 2’ at RMTC

February 21, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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The door slam heard around the world still echoes when a liberated Nora returns home after 15 years. In his daring sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Lucas Hnath takes a modern approach to continue a shocking conversation. Faced with unexpected trouble, Nora is forced to ask for her ex-husband’s help, but it becomes clear that her salvation must come at his expense. As the threat of disgrace looms once again, they both must decide what they are willing to sacrifice…

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‘Made in Italy’ at RMTC

February 28, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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It’s the 1970s and Francesco is the only kid in his Jasper school with a three-piece suit and a lunchbox full of cured meats and aged cheeses. Torn between his father’s deep Italian roots and the desire to adapt to his new country, Francesco Mantini fights his way to a new identity, with John Travolta as his model. Will the family bond survive Francesco’s rise to fame as Frank Martin? In this funny and charming one-man play, the journey from…

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March 2019

Exploring Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives through Art

March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Lita Fontaine in this two-day workshop exploring Indigenous perspectives through art by using dialogue, sharing land base knowledge, and creating a personal connection to Spirit while creating a small piece of artwork from items that you have a personal connection/association with. **REGISTRATION** Register for this standalone 2-day workshop, or complete the full Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate which is eligible for 6 credit hours with University of Winnipeg's PBDE. To register online, fill out section #1 on…

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Pippin The Musical – Reimagined!

March 7, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3 Canada
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From the composer of WICKED, Pippin is the tony award winning musical which chronicles one man’s journey in search of greatness. This provocative reimagining, will take you on a journey through the darkest parts of human experience, into the great unknown. Innovative design and gritty orchestrations accompanied by some of Winnipeg’s top performers will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Born to Be Blue with pianist and composer David Braid

March 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Chet Baker was the poster boy for cool jazz. His melancholy delivery of a lyric and understated trumpet rocketed the troubled musician to stardom. Robert Budreau’s 2015 film Born to Be Blue explores the tragic rise and fall of Baker with a stellar soundtrack composed by David Braid, who joins the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra to perform music made famous by the cool jazz superstar.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Born to Be Blue with pianist and composer David Braid

March 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Chet Baker was the poster boy for cool jazz. His melancholy delivery of a lyric and understated trumpet rocketed the troubled musician to stardom. Robert Budreau’s 2015 film Born to Be Blue explores the tragic rise and fall of Baker with a stellar soundtrack composed by David Braid, who joins the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra to perform music made famous by the cool jazz superstar.

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

March 21, 2019 - April 13, 2019
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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April 2019

‘John’ at RMTC

April 4, 2019 - April 20, 2019
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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Movement Workshop: Being Butoh Body

April 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - April 21, 2019 @ 5:00 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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‘The Cottage’ at RMTC

April 25, 2019 - May 18, 2019
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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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 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, 2019 @ 7:30 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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