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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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Manitoba Music at Big Fun

January 25 at7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Forks Market, 1 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9 Canada
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$10

Manitoba Music and Big Fun team up to host the annual Manitoba Music Showcase at The Forks on January 25 featuring three buzz-worthy emerging local acts... APOLLO SUNS Born from the fusing of eight Winnipeg-based musicians, Apollo Suns have created a refreshing and innovative sound and live performance combining jazz, funk, rock, and psychedelic music. Their debut, Each Day a Different Sun, helped them win Instrumental Artists of the Year at the 2018 at the Western Canadian Music Awards and spent seven weeks on Earshot! National Top 50 charts…

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Queering Theatre Round-Table

January 27 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L7 Canada
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$10

“Queer theatre boldly says: No, we are not all the same. Actually, we are kind of different from one another. And, not only is that okay, but it’s a good thing.” – Buddies in Bad Times Theatre In this round-table discussion, panelists will speak to the representation and practice of queer stories in Winnipeg theatre, including the differing approaches to queering theatre in one’s own work. Topics include: How does one's identity as a queer person influence their work or…

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Family Sunday: Arctic Chill Out

January 27 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$20

$20 per family (up to 2 adults and 4 children under 18) • FREE for WAG members Keep your snowsuit on when you visit the Far North at the WAG! Head up to the rooftop where you'll learn how to make an iglu, help build a giant snow fort, and play with Siberian Husky dogs. Warm up inside with bannock and tea and explore the Mary Yuusipik Singaqti: Back River Memories and Nivinngajuliaat from Baker Lake exhibitions, plus all current shows.

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Impressionism in Canada (Lecture Series 2018-2019)

January 27 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

When you hear the term “Impressionism”, French artists such as Monet, Degas, and Renoir might come to mind. But the Impressionist movement was not limited to France alone; it also influenced artists here in Canada. In this lecture, Inés Bonacossa discusses the origins of Impressionism in France, its movement to Canada, and how it took shape much closer to home. The lecture will take place in our Visitors' Centre from 1:30-2:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided! Tickets are $15 ($12…

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Many Moods of Manitoba – Susan Selby

January 29 - March 9
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

Exhibition dates: January 29, 2019, to March 9, 2019 Exhibition opening and artist’s talk: February 3, 2019 Many Moods of Manitoba is a collection of fibre art pieces that are Selby’s interpretations of scenes of Manitoba. Living in Manitoba, she has come to love and be inspired by the prairie vistas. Large views of endless skies, boreal and aspen forests, as well as closer views of trees, grasses, flowers and leaves are the subjects she desires to interpret in her art.…

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Art and Mental Health: An Artist Talk with Cathie Ugrin

January 30
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Living with mental illness is a journey and a process. An emotional and physical roller-coaster that includes and involves loved ones, family and friends. Local Fabric Artist Cathie Ugrin has created an artist talk where she presents her own experiences as a case study and talks about how the creation of her solo fibre art exhibit Feeling from Without and Within uses art as a release and a means to understanding. Please join Cathie on January 30, 2019, at 7…

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‘A Doll’s House’ at RMTC

January 31 - February 16
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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AGM at aceartinc.

January 31 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Free

All are welcome! Become a member or renew your membership for $25.00 online or in person. Members receive voting privileges at AGMs and other benefits, as outlined on our website  at aceart.org/membership. We'll be approving our new anti-oppression policy. Read it online at aceart.org/mandate.

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February 2019

Indigo Dreams: Finding My Way Through by Elsi (Elizabeth) Mason

February 1 - February 12
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception & First Friday: February 1, 7-10pm Additional Hours: February 2-February 12 Tuesday-Friday: 12-6pm; Saturday: 12-5pm ARTIST BIO Elsi Elizabeth Mason is a Winnipeg artist whose primary focus on art has been in the education field, whether it was being the teacher who said, “I’ll teach the art classes for the school!” to completing her Masters in Visual Art Education in 2017. After taking time off to raise her family, Elsi began working as a substitute teacher, using her…

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C2 Trunk Show and Sale: Sonja Rosenberg

February 1 at5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Sonja Rosenberg Trunk Show and Sale Featuring jewellery work by Manitoba artist Sonja Rosenberg. Friday, February 1, 5-9 PM (Artist in attendance) + Saturday, February 2, 12-4 PM Sonja Rosenberg is a Winnipeg goldsmith merging traditional techniques with urban contemporary style. Inspired by the structure and formation of both urban and natural landscapes. Sonja explores three dimensional form, experimenting with volume and space, colour and texture, creating structural jewellery that is bold, voluminous and lightweight. Wheelchair Accessible

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Creative Drama Workshop

February 2 at9:00 am - February 3 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 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 - February 10
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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Certificate Program in Museum Practice

February 8 at9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort La Reine Museum, 2652 E Saskatchewan Ave
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 3Z9 Canada
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$125 – $165

Museum programming means sharing stories your museum has to tell with visitors. Programming can be aimed at school children, adults, seniors, and/or families. Programs can be developed around school curriculum, current social issues or they can offer an opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the life and activities of days gone by. Participants will learn how to use objects in teaching and develop skills in planning and developing a curriculum-based school program and planning and developing a public education…

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Info Session with ACTRA/RACS

February 8 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J2 Canada
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Free

Bonnie Fedrau from ACTRA RACS (Recording Artists’ Collecting Society) will be hosting a free info session to help you learn more about collecting royalties, and to help break down the process and connect you with with royalties that are owed to you as a performer. These royalties include performers such as the producer, session musicians and background vocalists to featured artists and members of a group – uncover royalties that they are entitled to. ACTRA RACS is a not-for-profit performer…

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Explore-Abilities Morning

February 9 at8:00 am - 9:25 am
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us for an Explore-Abilities Morning – a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility! Developed in conjunction with experts from Autism Learning Centre, Autism Manitoba, and On The Spectrum Therapy Services, this event features: Light and sound reductions in museum galleries Extra visual signage for safety A less crowded environment Designated quiet…

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Manitoba Music Rocks Charity Bonspiel

February 9 at11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Granite Curling Club, 1 Granite Way
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0Y9 Canada
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$180

Manitoba Music and Manitoba Film & Music present MANITOBA MUSIC ROCKS CHARITY BONSPIEL In support of the Kevin Walters Memorial Fund Saturday, February 9, 2019 Granite Curling Club, One Granite Way Team Registration Fee is $180 per team (4 x $45). #mbrocks Schedule Registration 11AM Practice session 11:30AM First Draw 12PM Second Draw 1:15PM Dinner 5:30PM Awards & Raffle 6:30PM Questions? Email curling@manitobamusic.com 

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Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

February 9 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

At this free event, kids can get creative and make unique, hand-made crafts for their loved ones this Valentine’s Day! Drop in anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 PM. We'll provide the craft supplies and the Valentine’s Day treats!

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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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A Victorian Doll’s House: The Victorian Obsession with Miniatures

February 10 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

As a tie-in with RMTC's Ibsenfest, this illustrated talk explores the miniature worlds that gave Henrik Ibsen's renowned play "A Doll's House" its name. Join Professor Vanessa Warne for a virtual tour of Victorian dollhouses and discover the role these tiny homes played in art, literature, and the Victorian worldview. This event is part of Dalnavert's Exploring Victorians Lecture Series and will take place in our Visitors' Centre at 1:30 PM. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided! Tickets are…

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

February 10 at2:00 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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Equalizer: Audio Production Workshops for Women & Non-binary People | How to make a great sounding recording

February 10 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J2 Canada
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This workshop is dedicated to learning how to make excellent recordings with whatever equipment you already have. Having the knowledge to make quality recordings is a major factor in getting better sounding songs and mixes. Covering concepts like gain staging, EQ, compression and more, learn to make vocals, instruments, and synths sound great no matter what kind of set up you've got. Equalizer workshops are designed to offer a safe and encouraging environment to women and non-binary people who are…

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

February 10 at7:30 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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MakerLab: Tinsmithing

February 13 at6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$40 – $45

Fashion the perfect adornments for the fringes of your ceinture fléchée/ Métis sash, just in time for Festival du Voyageur and Louis Riel Day. Fabrice (Fab) Siaux will show you how to craft tin using designs based on historical patterns, but with a modern twist. Make a trio of handmade tin goods: a spice grater, a tin box, and tinkling cones. $45 single ticket / $40 WAG members or 2+ tickets. Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of…

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FEAST: Valentine’s Edition

February 14 - February 16
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$60 – $70

Perfect for a special Valentine’s date! Enjoy the WAG's signature dinner-and-tour program, featuring a three-course meal, followed by an exciting guided tour in the exhibition galleries. Feb 14 & 16 Dinner is served at 6pm; tour at 7:30pm Tickets $70; $60 for WAG members

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Arcane by Tamara Roshka

February 15 - February 26
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: February 15, 7-10pm Additional Hours: February 16 to February 26, 6pm: Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturdays 12-5pm Artist Bio Tamara grew up always eager to create. Growing up as the daughter of 2 photographers, and the granddaughter of a painter, she knew art was also her passion at a young age. Graduating in 2010 from the University of Manitoba School of Fine Art with a BFA with Honours, she has since continued painting, illustration and photography. Working as…

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Visite guide en français avec Evin Collis

February 16 at3:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Rejoignez-nous le samedi 16 février à 15 h, où Evin Collis donnera un tour guidé GRATUIT en français de l’exposition “That ends that matter” par Jean-Paul Kelly. “That ends that matter” est une installation de vidéo compréhensive qui déroule dans une salle d’audience. Une part reconstitution combinée avec des montages des photos retrouvées et d’animations graphiques, Jean-Paul Kelly a tenté de réciter ses expériences d’observation des audiences dans le tribunal de la Cité de Londres dans le centre de Londres,…

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Franco-Fun Day

February 18 at11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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At the Children’s Museum, Louis Riel Day is the opportunity to celebrate French Canadian Culture. Kick things off with a performance from l’Ensemble folklorique de la Rivière Rouge at 11:00AM. Enjoy our special themed crafts, activities, and French story times throughout the day. Don’t miss our very special Franco-Fun Day! Au Children’s Museum, la Journée de Louis Riel est l’occasion de célébrer la culture franco-canadienne! Le 19 février, les festivités se tiendront de 11 à 15h! Commencez la journée avec une performance de l’Ensemble…

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Intermediate Sound Design

February 19 at6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

This workshop will demonstrate and discuss some of the techniques and concepts behind SFX production and Sound Design. We’ll explore the art of foley, analog and digital methods of processing sound and some of the conceptual/aesthetic considerations behind good design practices. Whether you’re interested in creating sound for movies, video games, sound art or something else entirely, this workshop will have a lot to offer. Participants should already have at least some experience recording and working with audio. Dates: Tuesday,…

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‘A Doll’s House – Part 2’ at RMTC

February 21 - March 16
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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Afro Prairie Film Festival

February 21 - February 24
cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Black Space Winnipeg in partnership with the Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque is proud to present the 2019 Afro Prairie Film Festival in celebration of Black History Month, from February 21-24, 2019. The Afro Prairie Film Festival is the first Black film festival in the prairie region of Canada. This three-day festival celebrates Black cinema across North America and promotes the work of established and emerging Black filmmakers from right here in Manitoba. Participants can look forward a weekend filled with…

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Family Stroller Tours: Behind Closed Doors

February 21 at11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map

Monthly stroller-friendly tours that allow you to engage in conversations on art with other adults while being mindful of your little ones. Behind Closed Doors: Step inside the artist's studio in this unique display. Tour included with Gallery admission; FREE for WAG members. Children 5 and under are free.

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Paint Party: Abstract Colour Block

February 21 at7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$40 – $45

Learn a little colour theory while painting an eye-catching canvas. Choose from a selection of contemporary colour palettes, practice how to handle a brush with precision, and spend a relaxing and enjoyable evening with your friends …or make new ones! $45 single ticket • $40 WAG members or for two or more tickets 18+ event • Cash bar available Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults. For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

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That’s So Creepy! MEA Creative Writing Workshop

February 23 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$15 – $40

The Manitoba Editors' Association presents another creative writing workshop with Daria Patrie This workshop will focus on the uncanny, creating tension, and working with fear in fiction. We will look at the roots of scary stories, the anatomy of fear in the written word, the morality of horror, what makes a monster, and the implicit contract between reader and writer in situations where someone is trusting us to scare them in ways they will either appreciate or enjoy. Pricing: MEA…

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Victorian Art Imitates Life

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

What did it mean for women to be portrayed by male artists in the Victorian era? What kinds of messages about female power and sexuality were these men sending through their work? And what can these paintings tell us about attitudes towards women in Victorian society? In this installment in Dalnavert’s Exploring Victorians lecture series, join Inés Bonacossa in a discussion on Victorian art and the representation of women through the eyes of men. This talk will take place in…

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Equalizer: Audio Production Workshops for Women & Non-binary People | Performing live

February 24 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J2 Canada
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A panel style discussion with three local artists on how they translate their music to a live performance setting. Learn about the evolution of their set ups and which equipment they use and love the most. There will be ample opportunity for questions from participants, so this is a unique opportunity to glean insight from some of Winnipeg's most enigmatic performers. Equalizer workshops are designed to offer a safe and encouraging environment to women and non-binary people who are interested in…

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Applying for an Exhibition with Jennifer Smith

February 26 at6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$5 – $10

Do you want to exhibit your work in artist-run -Centres across Canada? Jennifer Smith will be offering a 1.5 hour workshop on the process of applying for exhibition in galleries. The workshop will include a list of galleries that are friendly to exhibiting Media Arts, how to get your application together and insights on what juries are looking for. Instructor: Jennifer Smith Dates: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (6pm-7:30pm) Limit: 30 Participants Fees: $5 member / $10 non-member About the Instructor:…

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Women’s Film & Video Network Open Forum

February 27 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free

Join us for an open discussion about the role of men (cis or trans) in our community. We can also talk about any other relevant group policies or concerns that anyone might have. Can male allies join our facebook group or attend our events? Are transmen welcome? Share your opinion and we can decide as a community. Also, are there pressing issues facing you in video or film? Can the network help? Doors open / mix and mingle: 6:30 pm…

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‘Made in Italy’ at RMTC

February 28 - March 16
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

Honouring by Chrissy Sie Merritt

March 1 - March 12
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: March 1, 7-10pm Additional Hours: March 2 to March 12, 6pm Tuesday-Friday, 12-6; Saturdays 12-5 Honouring: This body of work is an extension of a previous free flow drawing series in which the images came from simply moving my body, using both hands to trace my movements. This series takes what was unearthed in that process and transforms it into a deeper expression of spirit and honouring the many layers of self. Life takes us to many places…

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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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First Fridays Art Sale and Exhibition: Gimme Shelter Gimme Art

March 1 at6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

Art Sale and Exhibition - Opening Reception Featuring Artist’s and artwork from Siloam Mission Art Program Join us in a celebration of Art! A celebration of creativity from Siloam Mission’s artist-mentor program, part of the organization’s Mental Health programming initiative. One-of-a-kind pieces from more than 20 of Siloam Mission community members in a variety of mediums including paintings, soapstone carvings, dreamcatchers and drawings. The mentorship program is led by local professional artists who volunteer at the in-house studio Come discover…

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Exploring Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives through Art

March 2 at9:00 am - March 3 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 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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CINEPOETRY: A workshop for filmmakers and writers

March 2 at12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$30 – $40

Cinepoetry is a genre that combines visuals with literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas (poetry or spoken word), often with an element of performance. For writers and spoken word artists looking to get into a visual medium For filmmakers who are looking to try writing or a different kind of writing, outside linear storytelling. Participants will be encouraged to bring a (short) piece of their own writing to work with. During…

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Beginner Bobbin Lace: Rainbow Bookmark Workshop

March 2 at1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$40 – $45

Beginner Bobbin Lace: Rainbow Bookmark Workshop with Risé Thompson and Jocelyn Froese Create your own rainbow bookmark using bobbin lace techniques! In this workshop you will learn a variety of basic bobbin lace stitches including cloth stitch, half stitch, cloth stitch and twist, and a foot pin edge. Registration deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019 Registration: $40 (MCML member); $45 (non-member) Risé Thompson and Jocelyn Froese, started learning bobbin lace in 2003. Taught by Ewa Kurnicka, owner of Needlepoint Place, they…

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AETHER*ECLIPSE: BEAST NEST (OAKLAND, CA) + MIRROR FRAME (WINNIPEG, MB)

March 2 at9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$10 – $20

BEAST NEST and MIRROR FRAME both perform solo experimental electronic works that take a decidedly spiritual approach to politics and sound. From conjuring noisy spirits to enacting ritual magic, BEAST NEST + MIRROR FRAME aim in different ways to transform the gendered and racialized experiences of trauma and systemic violence. Directly embracing the decolonization of musical languages BEAST NEST channels the echoes of depression and the horror of structural oppression into ethereal compositions that function equally as balm and alarm. MIRROR FRAME's textured generative compositions…

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Decolonizing Sound: Presence and Liberation

March 3 at5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
Free

Sharmi Basu will facilitate a workshop that aims to create intersectional conversations around resistance, music, race, gender, and spirituality. This workshop will work together to discuss what it means to create space for our selves with sound and ways that our art practices intersect with greater political movements and our own personal struggles. Ultimately, this workshop will seek to redefine liberation through creativity and presence. We will shed light on ways in which improvisation and playing music can help marginalized…

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Learning Davinci Resolve – Colour Correction Workshop

March 4 - March 6
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$60 – $80

DaVinci Resolve is the leading software for colour correction in the film industry! And now its your turn to learn how to make your film/video look even more captivating with this two day crash course on the Colour Grading Program DaVinci Resolve. “Originally designed for Hollywood’s elite colorists, DaVinci Resolve has been used on more feature films and TV shows than anything else because it lets you create images that are simply impossible with other tools. DaVinci is also the…

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Pippin The Musical – Reimagined!

March 7 - March 16
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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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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Screening | Bonjour aux amis de calamité curated by Jean- Paul Kelly | as part of our Respondent Series

March 7 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

As part of our Respondent Series and in conjunction with Jean-Paul Kelly’s current exhibition, That ends that matter,* Plug In ICA presents Bonjour aux amis de calamité, a screening of film and videos curated by Kelly. The screening offers insight into Kelly’s working method and continued conflation of the decisions made by journalists with those made under the aesthetic conventions of the visual artist, aligning the objective principles of documentary with the subjective process of selection by artists. Kelly will…

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

March 8 - April 5
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Free

Artist presentation by Kelsey Braun Thursday April 4, 7- 9 pm Kelsey will present materials related to the exhibition through a hybrid performance / artist talk, followed by a play-through of the immersive audio installation. Audience may come and go as they please.  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…

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International Women’s Day Meet-n-Greet/Open Mic

March 8 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, 445 King St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 2X6 Canada
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Free

Free + all ages Introductions 6:15PM Open mic signup 6:30PM Music starts 7PM We’re hosting a free meet + greet and open mic for International Women’s Day. Presented through the Indigenous Music Development Program, we hope to help build deeper connections between music communities. The spirit behind the event is and to celebrate women and non-binary folks with a focus on building relationships with underrepresented and marginalized communities, including Indigenous Peoples, Black Peoples, People of Colour, LGBTTQ* folks, people with…

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Cabaret of Monologues

March 9
$15

Join us on March 9 at 4 pm or 8 pm to see our full line-up of this year’s International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues – Here I Am! A teenage girl comes out to her family, a woman fights to go to the moon, a spoken word artist challenges stereotypes… all these pieces and many more will be featured during our 2019 Cabaret! In total, an array of nine unique stories will be featured in March as Sarasvàti Productions will again…

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That ends that matter | Curatorial Tour by Jenifer Papararo | March 9, 2019 | 3pm

March 9
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In ICA presents a free-guided tour of our current exhibition, That ends that matter by Jean-Paul Kelly on Saturday, March 9 at 3-4pm. The tour will be led by Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art’s Executive Director, Jenifer Papararo, who will walk visitors through the exhibition with a discussion of this intensely researched and controversial exhibition. The exhibition is minimal in its appearance but dense in content and ambitious in its technical operation. Papararo will discuss a progression of…

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Nalbinding Workshop

March 9 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$60 – $65

Nalbinding Workshop with Cathy Dyck and Jessica Bernert Learn the basics of single needle nalbinding! Nalbinding is an ancient fibre craft used to create warm wool garments for cold weather wear. Nalbound socks and mitts carbon dated to the early 700s have been found in archaeological sites in Scandinavia. In this workshop you will learn how to begin, increase, decrease, and end creating an environmentally friendly ball for play, decoration, or whatever! Registration deadline: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 Registration: $45…

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Silver at Dalnavert

March 10 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

Join Inés Bonacossa for a look at the silver (and silver lookalikes) in Dalnavert's collections and discover the importance of this metal in the Victorian household. 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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Equalizer: Audio Production Workshops for Women & Non-binary People | How to mix your own music

March 10 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manitoba Music, 1-376 Donald St, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2J2 Canada
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Learn how to mix your own music. This workshop perfectly compliments How To Make Great Recordings — once you've got your perfect recordings learn how to make them shine using mixing techniques like limiting, compression, and sidechaining. Equalizer workshops are designed to offer a safe and encouraging environment to women and non-binary people who are interested in learning the ins and outs of audio production. This event is pay-what-you-can. To register, please email Elise at training@manitobamusic.com

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2019 Spring Basic Filmmaking Class

March 11 - March 12
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$450

The Basic Filmmaking Workshop is a series of workshops held over a 2 month period during evenings 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, producing, camera operation, lighting, sound and editing. During the course, the participants will be exposed to the process of shooting and editing a short film and short video. In the class, students will get…

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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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Temporal Contours v05

March 12
The Output, 218-100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, MB R3B1H3 Canada
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$10 – $12

Video Pool's concert series of experimental and exploratory music: v05: crys cole Exquisite Ghost Erik Tisu Temporal Contours is a series of live audio performances by artists working in a variety of thoughtful approaches to sonic presentation. We aim to provide room for experimentation that re-considers or blurs the boundaries of what music is, strives for unique sound, values the exploration of chance, embraces the possibility of failure or generally challenges the listener to maintain an open ear.

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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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MAWA Over the Top Art Auction

March 15 - March 17
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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$10 – $12

Over the Top is a fantastic mix of art and mayhem, sugary goodness and fun! Every March MAWA hosts our largest annual fundraiser in the form of a cupcake-fueled art auction. What’s not to like about over 1,000 cupcakes, amazing artworks from over 100 artists, stellar raffle baskets and more? Over the Top brings together over 400 young professionals, artists and art collectors to MAWA, who bid on artwork, buy raffle tickets and devour delicious cupcakes. Last year, over 170…

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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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Camera Aesthetics

March 16 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

Do you want to learn how to make your moving images pop? This Camera workshop will not only go give a technical overview of the equipment but will break down aesthetically how to get visually stunning video. We will work on camera basics including settings, colour balance, correct exposure, and audio basics including microphones. Instructor: Luther Alexander Dates: March 16, 2019 (noon-4pm) Limit: 8 Participants Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member Luther Alexander is a filmmaker in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He…

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10th Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser for the Association of Manitoba Museums

March 16 at7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$25 – $178

Location: Children's Museum at the Forks (45 Forks Market Road) Date: Saturday March 16, 2019 Doors: 7:00pm FUN STARTS AT 7:30pm Licensed bar (Beer and Wine), social food, silent auction, and mini-games are just part of the fun! FREE PARKING! Park in designated areas and register your license plate when you enter the museum. TICKET PURCHASES: You can purchase individual tickets (from select tables) for $25 or purchase an entire reserved table with 8 people for $178.* FOR MORE INFO:…

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

March 17 at2:00 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 at7:30 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 - 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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GIG JAM: A Girls in Gaming Workshop

March 21 - March 22
West Kildonan Collegiate, 101 Ridgecrest Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2A6 Canada
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Free

Want to learn how to design & program your own video game? Do you want to do more than just play video games? Want to find out what goes into making one, in a fun and supportive environment? Well, this is your chance. Girls in Gaming is hosting our first ever Game Jam. Led by professionals working in the video game industry, this session is specially designed for young women (Grades 9 - 12) and we want you to be…

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Pysanka Workshop

March 23 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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“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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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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‘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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Colby Richardson Performance – Presentation

April 5 at8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map

Scott Leroux Fund recipient Colby Richardson has been 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. Colby will be presenting his works-in-progress in The Output on Friday, April 5 at 8PM.

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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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Windsync

April 7 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$5 – $25

Windsync **with guest flautist - Christian Paquette** Join us on Sunday, April 7th 2019 - 2 p.m. at the Winnipeg Art Gallery Tickets $25  Under 30 $15  Students $5 Tickets available online through our website - www.womensmusicalclubofwpg.ca at McNally Robinson Booksellers and at the door! In its ninth season, the prizewinning Houston-based wind quintet builds highly thematic programs that feature landmark quintets, new works by American composers, and premiere arrangements of standard repertoire with the goal of increasing accessibility and…

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Artist Talk by Daniel Buren | As part of our STAGES Speaker Series

April 9 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free

It is a true honour to bring the uncompromising and influential French conceptual artist, Daniel Buren, to Winnipeg. Presented by Plug In ICA and hosted at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in their auditorium on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the legendary Buren will give a public talk detailing his bold and categorical work. Buren is known in the art-world for his signature stripes, which he began using in the late 1960s, as part of a counter-culture in the visual arts that…

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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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Family Night Out: Made To Sparkle

April 13 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$30

Spark-le your creative learning at the Children’s Museum on April 13, 2019 for Family Night Out! Biodegradable glitter will abound as you explore the galleries and take part in all things shiny and bright at this family-friendly fundraising event in support of the Children’s Museum. Event highlights include: Decorate dazzling cookies with Sweet Impressions Create your own ceramic family celebration plate with Brush Fire Ceramic Studio Experience effervescent experiments with Let’s Talk Science from the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg Get a glitter…

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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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Screening of Angelique’s Isle to celebrate #CanFilmDay

April 17 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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A free screening of Angelique’s Isle, from directors Michelle Derosier and Marie-Hélène Cousineau, will be presented for National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) at Winnipeg’s Park Theatre on April 17 at 7 p.m. The film’s co-director Michelle Derosier will be in attendance and take part in a Q&A after the screening. Reel Canada, the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) and Urban Shaman Gallery co-present this event. In the midst of the 1845 mining boom on the shores of Lake Superior, newlywed Anishinaabe woman Angelique (Julia Jones) agrees to accompany her…

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GFF x WAG present The Grizzlies

April 18 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$20 – $30

GFF x WAG present The Grizzlies Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ the WAG (300 Memorial Blvd) Doors at 6:30 p.m. | Screening at 7 p.m.  Reception 9 p.m. with cash bar + snacks   The Winnipeg Art Gallery & Gimli Film Festival have teamed up to present the Manitoba-premiere of THE GRIZZLIES.   Based on a true story, The Grizzlies follows a group of Inuit youth in a small community who gain a powerful sense of pride and purpose through the sport of lacrosse, in this account of tenacity, renewal, and…

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Creatives Connect

April 20
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$10 – $30

A safe space for Creatives in Winnipeg to educate, share, and connect with one another. A fully curated day of speeches, activities, and performances with a diverse group of creatives in the city. Panels: Content Creation, Community & Collaboration | The Business of Design | Freelance & Personal Brand Development 12 Speakers - All of whom you know, or know of! Food | Drinks | Prizes Later that day, a JAM SESSION - an interactive showcase of Music & Poetry with spotlight…

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Earth Day at Manitoba Children’s Museum

April 21 at11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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We love our Earth so much, we’re celebrating a day early! Join us at 11:00AM for a special presentation of Wild Wild Wilderness by Green Kids Incand learn what we can do to make good choices for our environment. While you’re here, plant your own seedling courtesy of the Department of Sustainable Development from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. This is also a great day to bring in your recyclable materials to donate for use in our Pop m’Art gallery – find our Wish List here. Being green…

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