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September 2019

Art Saves Lives 2019

September 1 - December 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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Marco Muller cARTS

September 1 at5:00 pm - November 11 at7:00 pm
Plaza at The Forks Skatepark, 1 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9 Canada
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Free

Graffiti Gallery is proud to present cARTS, an exhibition of recent photography works by local artist, Marco Muller. Also, an unveiling of new mural by New York graffiti writer, Wane One, taking place Sunday, September 1st, 2019, 5-7 pm at The Forks Plaza Skatepark. Artists will be in attendance, music by DJ Kinetik, skating by Team Sk8 Skates. Opening reception; September 1, 5-7pm cARTS will be on display from September 1 - November 1 This exhibition and mural unveiling is…

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Art of the Book Traveling Exhibition

September 2 - October 14
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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Free

Art of the Book 2018 is an international exhibition organized every 5 years by the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG). Works by more than 60 artists from all over the world are featured in the exhibition. They were all selected by a jury for their unique way to use the book as an artistic medium. This original and amazing exhibit travels for two years across Canada, and offers viewers an ever-increasing level of skill and creativity in the…

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Things Fall Apart

September 6 - October 26
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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A solo exhibition by Erika Dueck Curated by Peter Tittenberger As lovers and makers of craft, we are easily seduced by materiality, technical virtuosity, and outrageous expenditures of time. FAQs at exhibition openings are clear evidence: “What’s it made of? You did that by hand? Oh my gosh, how long did it take you?!” Using deceptively simple materials, lovingly and skillfully transformed with everyday tools over countless hours, Erika Dueck’s work had us at hello. And like all good craft,…

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Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain – Lucille Kim

September 6 - October 11
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain examines memory and a sense of time encased by conditions of the human body. Here, two projections overwhelmingly encompass the room to allow an invitation, and an experience in Coin Therapy (‘coining’) that is being performed in the videos. One of my mother and the other of my father, both bodies lie at rest and in motion on a serene white sheet. Each memory is subtly narrated by sounds that interrelate the visible…

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These Tiny Helpers – Dee Barsy

September 6 - October 26
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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For this solo exhibition, Dee has transformed the gallery space into an immersive mural that features her unique visual language. This language is distinguished by her iconic blue background, her bright and contrasting colour palette, and her rhythmic lines and shapes. For this site-specific artwork, Dee has created abstract representations of various arachnids and insects that are native to the Manitoba area. These species include the Monarch Butterfly, the Red-Belted Bumblebee, the Field Cricket, the Common Green Darner Dragonfly, the…

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Roots and Tendrils

September 6 - September 28
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

This September, MAWA will host a members’ showcase and sale entitled, Roots and Tendrils. Each MAWA member can submit one piece for exhibition on the theme of “flora” (plants) or connections. What are our roots? Where do our reaching tendrils take us? Exhibit Run: September 6 - 28  Roots and Tendrils will provide an opportunity for members to show a small work and, if they so choose, sell it at a price of their choice with all proceeds going to…

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Take 2: Members’ Show 2019

September 9 - October 9
La Maison des artistes visuels, 219 Provencher Boulevard
Saint-Boniface4, Manitoba R2H 0G4
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Free

Take 2: Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba Members’ Show Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba is proud to present their second annual members show Take 2. The 20 artists with disabilities in this exhibition represent 10% of our members. Our membership consists of both artists with disabilities and supporters/stakeholders of the organization. AANM facilitates a network to support artists with disabilities in achieving individual artistic excellence, promotes higher visibility of these artists within all disciplines and advocates for policies and practices intended to…

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No This Without That

September 9 - October 3
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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Graffiti Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of recent works by the legendary graffiti writer, Wane One. No This Without That is a showcase of Wane One’s recent works on canvas, inspired by the graffiti writing he experienced and created in the early days of his career in New York City. Admission FREE with non-perishable food item. Music by Kinetic. Opening Reception August 29th 7-11pm Exhibition on display August 29 - October 22   About the Artist Born in…

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Multi-Grains of Energy by Naomi Gerrard

September 10 - October 19
Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment, 11-2nd Street NE
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

Please join us for the opening reception of Multi-Grains of Energy by Naomi Gerrard on Thursday, August 15 at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment (www.portageartscentre.ca) will be displaying the exhibition, Multi-Grains of Energy by Naomi Gerrard in our Main Gallery from August 13-September 21. Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment is located in the William Glesby Centre at 11-2nd Street NE in Portage la Prairie. Naomi Gerrard is a Winnipeg…

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Ken Gregory Exhibition – I Remember Falling

September 13 - October 11
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Video Pool and Arts Accessibility Network Manitoba present the 5.1 surround sound exhibition I Remember Falling by Ken Gregory: A Greek myth, a contemporary sound artist and a blacksmith walk into a bar. Driven by an ever-deepening curiosity, artist and novice blacksmith Ken Gregory reaches into the past to explore the story of the birth of Hephaestus and how it relates to our contemporary society. Using blacksmithing traditions as a foundation for creating an immersive soundscape, Gregory examines how contemporary…

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CraftED: Kaleidocycle Beading with Daria Tittenberger

September 14 - September 28
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$120

Combining ideas from origami and engineering, the Kaleidocycle is a beaded three-dimensional marvel designed by the design team of the Contemporary Geometric Beadwork Project. It is built from hinged sets of beaded triangles that can be twisted in upon themselves to reveal multiple patterns. In this three part workshop, you will use circular peyote stitch to bead four triangle designs and then explore how multiples of the four designs relate to each other as they take their place within the…

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Sarasvàti Productions: FEMFEST 2019

September 14 - September 21

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

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The Art of Psyclone Studios – Evan Quiring

September 19 - September 28
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement You may be asking yourself “What the am I looking at?” What you’re seeing is the result of a person who doesn’t listen. After three decades of continuously having been told “No, don’t draw comics”, “Comics are for idiots, not real artists”, “No one cares about comics” and “Why bother?", I stopped listening.  I don’t break rules, I just tend to bend them. A lot. There are stories in my mind that I need to put into print and…

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Malcolm Island Bookbinding Retreat 2019

September 24 - September 30
Oceanfront Hotel, 210 1st Street
Sointula, British Columbia V0N 3E0 Canada
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$1595

We want to share one of Canada's most beautiful, peaceful and wildly wonderful islands with you and nine other women. Malcolm Island is a hidden gem offering breathtaking scenery, tranquility, great outdoor experiences, many wildlife viewing opportunities and a fascinating history. We also want to help you learn how to make and bind your own books and create inspiring images for them. We will feed you well and keep you as creatively and physically active as you want to be…

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Manitobans for the Arts AGM

September 25 at4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

You're invited to our AGM! Manitobans for the Arts invites you to join our 7th Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, with guest speaker, Randy Joynt, new CEO of the Manitoba Arts Council. Light refreshments will be served. Event details Manitobans for the Arts Annual General Meeting Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm Manitoba Museum 190 Rupert Street 3rd Floor Library Access via Rupert Street entrance for elevator access We welcome all arts and cultural supporters to attend our AGM,…

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Be the Canvas

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

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

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Braid & Weave: MCML Weaving Workshop

September 28 at12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Join us for Nuit Blanche on September 28! In this workshop try your hand at two different weaving crafts. With a simple cardboard loom create your own handmade weaving, learning how to warp your loom and various weaves. You can also learn kumihimo, the Japanese craft of braid-making. Create a key chain or a bracelet to wear by interlacing strands of yarn together.

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Culture Days at Forum Art Centre

September 28 at1:00 pm - September 29 at3:00 am
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Eyes On Us!  Exciting Activities for 2019 Culture Days Manitoba at Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street all on Saturday, September 28.   Make and Take Critter Creations with artist sculptor Bob Dann 1-2:20pm & 2:30-4pm Create your own wee critters using an easy to sculpt material with the guidance of Winnipeg Artist Bob Dann. Bob has been sculpting larger critters using clay for over 25 years and you can ask him any art-related questions while you follow along. Your…

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Nuit Blanche

September 28 at6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is a free all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art that takes place on the Saturday of the Culture Days weekend from dusk to dawn. Held annually since 2010, the events and exhibits attract thousands of people to the three zones of activity: St. Boniface, Downtown, The Forks, Exchange District and the West End. Join us on September 28, 2019. For a full list of visit https://culturedays.ca/hubs/df14b363-0445-4a12-a7d8-8701c1e2aaf1

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Song Writer’s Group Workshops

September 30, 2019 - June 29, 2020
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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October 2019

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba AGM Featuring Senator Patricia Bovey

October 1 at5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

Come and join us for our Annual General Meeting. There will be free food, free membership, as well as a speech by Senator Patricia Bovey. Senator Patricia Bovey Speech: Beyond Barriers: Arts Accessibility Everybody has the right of access to the arts – artists in their practice and audiences in their participation and enjoyment. Bill C-81, the Federal Accessibility Act, moved Canada’s accessibility needle forward, but visible and invisible challenges continue to abound for both creators and viewers. Artists inspire.…

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La Bayadère

October 2 - October 6

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

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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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Viewpoints: A Unique PhotoFabric Journey

October 4 - October 29
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement: Cathie Ugrin “I make Fabric Art because it’s what I love to do. To create something unique and reflective of how I feel. To explore sensations of interpretation and observation through the medium of textile and thread. To expand the expected. To follow an idea along an intuitive, spontaneous and progressive path. To play with flow and movement. To use the building blocks of abstraction, texture, colour, line and space to tell a story. To unlock the secret…

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Creative Manitoba AGM

October 4 at4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Please join us for Creative Manitoba’s Annual General Meeting on Friday, October 4. Light refreshments will be served and our Annual Report will be available. We welcome all in the community, but please note that only paid members have voting rights. Interested in becoming a member or want to renew your membership? Join online at www.creativemanitoba.ca/about/membership

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CraftED: Building Tiny Worlds, Miniatures Workshop with Erika Dueck

October 5 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$90

Working on miniatures is a time consuming and tedious process, but there are endless opportunities to create diverse worlds using simple, accessible, and affordable materials. Each participant will make their own miniature scene using techniques and materials that Erika Dueck regularly uses her art practice. Each participant will make a miniature cupboard with books, tin cans, jars, and boxes to fill the space. Each space will also include a mysterious “growth” that begins taking over. Although the workshop will look…

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Shakin’ All Over – the Manitoba Music Experience

October 15 - November 5
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$80

Back by popular demand! Music historian, author and broadcaster John Einarson presents a fascinating 4-week multi-media course that explores the roots of Manitoba music. Shakin’ All Over: The Manitoba Music Experience examines the roots of popular music in the province including country, blues, folk, First Nations, francophone, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll. Learn about the artists, how the venues shaped the music, the role of radio and much, much more! Don’t miss this fabulous look into the artists and the…

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VC2 Cello Duo

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

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

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Puzzle Night

October 23 at6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Little Brown Jug, 336 William Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0H7 Canada
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$35.00

Up for a challenge? ⁣ ⁣ Join the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library Wednesday, October 23rd at Little Brown Jug for a Pub Puzzle Race and help raise funds for future MCML programming while showing off your puzzle speed!⁣ ⁣ Featuring locally crafted beer, snacks, an auction of craft and gift certificates, and prizes to be won it’s sure to be a fun evening!⁣ ⁣ Grab your tickets now! Create your own team of four people, or just show up, find a…

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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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Manitoba Showcase

October 24 - October 28
Winkler Arts + Culture, 547 Park Street, Winkler, MB
Winkler, Manitoba Canada
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Every year, the Manitoba Arts Network invites some of the best Canadian talent to showcase their work for arts organizations across the province at Showcase. Attendees have the opportunity to experience 15 incredible performances, attend professional development workshops, enjoy visual art exhibits, and engage in networking time over three fulfilling days. The showcases of talented artists from across the country gives delegates the chance to preview and meet performers they may want to bring to their community during the upcoming…

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CNAL Conference 2019 – Creative Convergence Winnipeg

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

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Palace at 4am • Plug In ICA • A costumed ball and dance party

October 26 at10:00 pm - October 27 at3:00 am
$25

Please join Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art for an evening of music, dancing and extravagant folly. Who knows what could happen in The Palace at 4 am? What: The Palace at 4 am • a costumed ball & dance party When: Saturday, October 26, 2019, | 10 pm until late Where: The abandoned Bay basement (450 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB) Ball Ticket: $20 early bird until Sept 8; $25 regular Join us on Saturday, October 26, 2019, for a…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents For Swing Sake

October 27 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Award-winning band leader Sherri Maricle takes over the drum chair for the WJO's season opening concert. With her big band, the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and numerous small groups, Maricle's dynamic drumming burns with intensity, surprises with nuance, and propels soloist and ensemble alike to dizzying heights. With that fire driving the band, our season opener will be a toe-tapping, swinging start to the WJO's 2020 season.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Alliance

October 27 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7 Canada
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$19 – $39

Recognized as masters on their chosen instrument, both Braid and Coté are celebrated as unique. innovative & intriguing composers. Coté's record, Lungta – an album ten years in the making – is a masterpiece in orchestration and playing. Braid's Corona Divinae Misericordiae was a 2019 Juno Award nominee. Both artists are smashing through conventional walls and creating music that is arresting, fresh & listenable. Together, Coté & Braid will debut a brand new piece commissioned by the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra.

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November 2019

Books & Brushes

November 12, 2019 - November 12, 2020
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free – $12

A collaboration between McNally Robinson Booksellers and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Select Tuesdays, 11:30 am 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 Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer This session meets Tuesday,…

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Katarina Eismann Open Studio

November 13 - November 16
Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

MAWA Artist in Residence Katarina Eismann will be working at Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts for the first part of her time in Winnipeg. Stop by the gallery to see some of her completed works and works in progress. Katarina will be delivering an artist talk at Platform on Wednesday, November 13 at 7 pm.

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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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Wild Writing in the Boreal

November 15 - November 17
Falcon Trails Resort, 100 Ridge Rd
Falcon Beach, Manitoba R0E 0N0 Canada
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Wild Writing in the Boreal Returns to Falcon Trails Resort! November 15-17, 2019 Authors Donna Besel and Lauren Carter will be returning to Falcon Trails Resort this November to offer the second session of Wild Writing in the Boreal. This year we will be hosting two levels of writing session; one for Emerging Writers as well as a Master Class for more experienced writers. Emerging Writers Sessions with Donna Besel Introduction to Creative Writing - Do you like to write?…

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CraftED: Natural Dy Workshop with Tamara Klassen

November 17 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$120

In this workshop, Tamara Klassen will walk us through the process of naturally dyeing yarn and textiles with dyes made from plants. We will discuss proper fibre preparation and mordanting techniques, steps to make a dye bath, colour modification, as well as which plants work well as dyes (and which don’t!) We’ll also explore surface design techniques such as painting and printing with natural dyes and spend some time applying these methods to textiles. You will go home with a…

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Pianist Bryn Blackwood

November 17 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

The Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg is proud to be the oldest continuously operating musical organization in Winnipeg, as we bring you another exciting five concert season! Bryn Blackwood is active as a solo and collaborative pianist in Toronto, Ontario. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Western University, studying with James Hibbard, and Master of Music degree from McGill University, studying with Dr. Ilya Poletaev. He won Western University’s Fred Pattison Piano Competition, and was a two-time finalist…

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Four Old Legs

November 21 - November 23
Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 380 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Four Old Legs features dancers Evelyn Hart and Zhenya Cerneacov in a performance piece celebrating time, memory, experience and with the premise that growing old is something better practiced by young people.   Dates and Times Thursday, November 21, 2019 – 7:30 PM Friday, November 22, 2019 – 7:30 PM Saturday, November 23, 2019 – 7:30 PM

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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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December 2019

Rosa [mys.ti.ca]

December 13 - December 14
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9 Canada
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$15 – $30

Celebrate the holiday season with a concert of Renaissance music for choir, cornetto, soprano solo, and continuo (viol da gamba, theorbo) featuring Christmas music by Gabrieli, Bovicelli, Mouton, Lassus, Praetorius, and contemporary Balfour. This concert will offer you the opportunity to hear Bruce Dickey - considered the finest cornetto player in the world. John Wiens, curator/conductor Friday, December 13, 7:30-9:30pm Saturday, December 14, 7:30-9:30pm Buy tickets online at http://cameratanova.com/16/tickets/

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Nutcracker

December 19 - December 28

Nutcracker returns this season to delight audiences young and old. This sparkling Holiday tradition is a festive feast for the senses with enchanting costumes, timeless choreography and a brilliant score by Tchaikovsky. Nutcracker features endearing Canadian scenes like a snowy pond hockey game and a battle on Parliament Hill. What could be more fun for the family than to join young Clara’s Christmas fantasy, where toys come to life, the Sugar Plum spreads her magic and a mischievous bear steals…

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2019 WMC Scholarship Winners Recital

December 29 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

The six winners of the 2019 scholarship auditions, which took place at the Eva Clare Hall, Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music, U of M, on Saturday, May 11th, 2019, will perform and receive their scholarships totalling $11,500. Ticket Price: General Admission – $30, Under 30 – $15 Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite or at McNally Robinson Booksellers. Tickets will also be available at the door. For a season brochure or to order a subscription by phone – call…

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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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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

February 13, 2020 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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Moulin Rouge

February 26, 2020 - March 1, 2020

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, 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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May 2020

80 Years – A Retrospective

May 6, 2020 - May 10, 2020

​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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Captive

May 9, 2020 - May 10, 2020
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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