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December 2019

Sustainable Gift Wrapping

December 7, 2019 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Forth, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$10

Curious about alternative ways to gift and enjoy the holidays? Let’s address the ways to lighten our impact on the planet together. During the workshop, we will learn furoshiki, the Japanese method of fabric wrapping, as well as other alternative ways to wrap gifts. What we will provide Embroidery materials Stamps Decorations Fabric ($2/piece, or bring your own) What you can bring, if you’d like Pieces of fabric Gifts you’d like to wrap Decorations such as scrap material, beads, magazines…

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Out of the Cupboard Printmaking Fun

December 8, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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$60

All skill levels. Ages 15 and up – this is a blended youth/adult workshop! This printmaking workshop will inspire you to turn your pantry into out of the cupboard creations! You are invited to join experienced artist and instructor Glenna Evans for this creative studio time. We will be constructing printmaking tools from a variety of supplies including candles, veggies and string and applying with acrylics on a variety of different papers. Creating seasonal card fronts to abstract masterpieces, spend…

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Launch into 5.1 (surround sound workflow)

December 12, 2019
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

In this workshop, you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of 5.1 surround sound, the steps involved in preparing your sound elements for a final mix, 5.1 sound design concepts, and an overview of broadcast and theatrical standards. If you’re interested in audio post, sound design or if you’re a filmmaker who wants to get the most out of your soundtrack this workshop is a good launchpad. Dates: Thursday, December 12th 2019 Fees:  $60 member / $80 non-member Location: Video Pool…

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Rosa [mys.ti.ca]

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
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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Ghosts For The Holidays

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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A Victorian tradition on the dark winter nights of the holiday season – listen to some Victorian ghost stories in the festive parlour and complete with a chance to join in some real Victorian past-times true to those Christmas celebrations. Dates December 13, 7:30-8:30pm December 14, 7:30-8:30pm Tickets General Admission - $20, Members Receive 15% off general admission price, Children under 12 receive $5 off general admission https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ghosts-for-the-holidays-tickets-79764005287

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Cre8ery Open House

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Please join Cre8ery members in our main gallery, auxiliary gallery lounge area, and studio artists for an open house weekend at cre8ery! Opening Reception (with food, beverages, and celebration!): Friday, December 13th, 7-10pm Additional Hours: Saturday, December 14th, 11-5pm & Sunday December 15, 1-4pm Featured artists include Andela Lillico, Beverley Zimmerman, Cathleen Hues, Chrisite Dawn, Dodie Mitchell, Drew Perry, Heather Craig, Janine Bergmot, June Derksen, Juanita Klassen, Lynda Gilchuk,  Lynn Gibson, Olivia Leader, Rita Nayar, Roxane Nauboris, Susan Hope, Tanisha Salakoh, …

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C2 Holiday Open House

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Free

Experience The Holidays At C2! Friday, December 13, 5 – 9pm  & Saturday, December 14,  12 – 4pm We’re restocking the C2 Shop with some festive cheer and there’s no better place to warm up this winter than in the C2 Centre for Craft. Join us for a festive drink and discover a new side of craft, through our feature exhibition, C2 Shop, craft library, festival hands-on craft activity and behind the scenes collections tours. *Free event with treats and tours…

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Temporal Contours v08: Grain of Voice

December 13, 2019 at8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Output, 218-100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3 Canada
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$10 – $12

The 8th edition of experimental sounds series Temporal Contours investigates the moment of sonic materialization as generated by corporeal language and noise with special performances by: The O.B. Sarah Jo Kirsch Ray Fenwick.

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Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality

December 14, 2019 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$65 – $85

Learn specialized audio in VR. During this workshop participants will learn how to craft sound environment that are immersive that listeners can physically explore. Artists can use these techniques in their virtual reality art or to prototype sound installations. Dates: Saturday, December 14th, 2019 (12pm-4pm) Fees: $65 member / $85 non-member Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.) Limit: 12 Participants Instructor: Lesley Klassen   About the Instructor Lesley is a director of virtual reality experiences and real-time…

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Nutcracker

December 19, 2019 - December 28, 2019

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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Internal Investigations

December 19, 2019 - January 4, 2020
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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An exhibit of works by the 2019 Focused Mentorship Program presented in partnership with aceartinc. Internal Investigations brings together recent work from 6 artists in Manitoba who took part in MAWA’s focused Mentorship Program, a 3-month intensive development opportunity, with mentor Barb Hunt. This program provided an opportunity to be introduced to the work of new artists, new artwork, new ideas and new media at the hands of Barb Hunt. Artists experimented with using unusual media, created and discussed new work,…

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Christmas Days of Yore with Simpson’s Folly

December 20, 2019 at7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Music, games, and pantos! A very Victorian celebration awaits... Listen to Christmas music of The Red River Settlement with Simpson’s Folly: a local treasure of musicians telling stories that reflect life in the time period of the Scottish settlement in Red River. Watch and take part in some Victorian Christmas party games, and get ready for a surprise visit from Scrooge with a comic re-telling of A Christmas Carol! Cost General Admission - $25 (Members 15% off, Kids 12 +…

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A Very Special Christmas Carol: A Reading by Ron Robinson

December 21, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$20 – $25

A very special Christmas Carol reading in the Dalnavert heritage house parlour. With the incomparable Ron Robinson, this is a chance to share the holidays with family and friends amongst the Victorian decor and a fir tree with all the trimmings! This event includes festive holiday refreshments and treats. Dates:  December 21, 7:30-8:30pm Decmber 22, 7:30-8:30pm Tickets: General Admission - $25,  Kids Under 12 - $20, Members - 15% Off https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-christmas-carol-with-ron-robinson-tickets-79772572913

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2019 WMC Scholarship Winners Recital

December 29, 2019 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

First Friday: Craft is Political with Seema Goel

January 3 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

The project of re-connecting craft with its political potential is coalescing into a varied and layered movement. The desire for the handmade transcends aesthetic interest and includes a demonstrated eagerness on the part of the public to re-learn skills not only for the pleasure of making, but also in opposition to the homogenizing effects of global production and marketing. Craft invites its posse to counter and interrogate the many ills of contemporary society and reclaim their agency through making. About…

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Diorama Sketch Night

January 3 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, R3B 0N3 Canada
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$10 – $12

Come sketch a vast array of nature and culture, all conveniently located under one roof. The Manitoba Museum offers everything from mammalian specimens to dinosaur skeletons, and sailing ships to rocket ships. Diorama Sketch Night will include a brief introduction to the museum and its many diorama installations. This will be followed by unguided time to sketch, reflect on and interpret the collection, concluding with time to share and discuss your work. Admission also includes access to additional First Friday programming at the…

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As You Like It

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

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Earth Unleashed – Cindy Lou Rothery

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

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New Year Yoga & Deep Writing Retreat

January 11
St. Benedict’s Retreat & Conference Centre, 225 Masters Avenue
West Saint Paul, MB R4A 2A1 Canada
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$160

Start the new year by deepening your commitment to your story and your spirit within a supportive environment. Through restorative yoga and exploratory writing exercises led by trauma-informed certified yoga instructor Kerry Holmes and professional poet and novelist Lauren Carter, you will nourish your creative, physical, and spiritual self in this full-day retreat. The cost includes all instruction and a delicious lunch (vegan, vegetarian, GF and other options available). Read our F.A.Q. and more about us at www.nourishingrootsretreats.com, where you…

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Paper Marbling Intensive with Janet Carroll

January 11 at12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$105

See how the amazing mix of paint, paper, thickening agents, and a stylus make “one-of-a-kind” results. In this workshop, you will take home a collection of decorative papers that may be framed or used as cards, bookmarks, or wrapping paper. Workshop Runs: January 11, 2020, 12 – 6 pm Cost: $105 Registration deadline: December 19th, 2019 Register Online HERE

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AR 4 Artists

January 14 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

In this workshop, we will look at how to create web-based augmented reality experiences that are free, open-source and don’t require users to download an app. No programming experience required, 10 lines of simple HTML code is all you need to get started. Where you go from there is up to you! Participants will be asked to bring a laptop with wifi capabilities and any phones or tablets (ios or android) they would like.  If you would like to use…

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Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality

January 18 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$65 – $85

Learn how to create spatialized 3D sound using Unity in VR. This workshop uses the Unity 3D game engine to spatialize 3D sound in virtual reality.  The first hour of the workshop is focused on the basics of the Unity 3D user interface to ensure everyone can participate.   Following that, we will learn about the Oculus Spatializer plugin which enables the spatialization of sound for virtual reality.  Finally, we will explore animating the sound position and the properties of…

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Documentary master Class with Danielle Sturk

January 19 at11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$30 – $35

Learn about various experimental Documentary style approaches and techniques: This three-hour master class will start with a screening of Danielle Sturk’s award-winning documentary, El Toro. A lecture and discussion about the film and Danielle’s practice will follow. Participants who wish to discuss their own documentary ideas with Danielle are welcome to send a synopsis in advance of the class (training@winnipegfilmgroup.com). About the Instructor A recipient of multiple arts awards from national, provincial and municipal arts councils, Danielle Sturk is a…

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Activating the Performers Body – An Introduction to Movement for Actors with Ali Robson

January 19 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$25

This workshop will attempt to address the range of physicality that an actor may be asked to explore in the creative process. We will work with movement systems and abstract movement to identify where meaning can be found for the performer through the physical body and its relationship to the performance space, fellow performers and the script. Suitable for dancers, actors or anyone interested in movement and performance at any experience level. We might get sweaty. We will not be…

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Introduction to Adobe After Effects

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

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

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The Unsettling Happy Project – Michelle Place

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

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Introduction to 3D Needle Felting

January 25 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
$130

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

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

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

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

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Budgeting 101 for Non-Profits

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

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

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Disrupted: The Human Side of Tech

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

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

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February 2020

Every Brilliant Thing

February 1 - February 17
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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Towards Evenings: 891 Dusks, an Encyclopaedia of Psychological Experiences by Chen Zhe

February 1 - March 1
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Plug In ICA is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Beijing-based artist, Chen Zhe. Started in 2012 and ever-expanding, Towards Evenings is a journey in search of the nebulous space between day and night, light and twilight, the known and the unknown. With a particular focus on the interpretative slippage in between reading and viewing, Chen materializes her fascination with the topic by probing literature and visual clues throughout history and across culture. While each of the chapters within…

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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by Ann-Marie MacDonald

February 1 - February 16
The Colin Jackson Studio Theatre @ PTE, Unit Y300-393 Portage Avenue, 3rd Floor Portage Place + Google Map

An exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet. It takes us from a dusty office in Canada’s Queen’s University, into the fraught and furious worlds of two of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, and turns them upside-down. Part of ShakespeareFest!

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Webinar: Board Bylaws

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

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

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Unlock the Power of Vintage Lenses

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

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

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Artist Talk: Endurance…..Patience

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

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Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

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

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

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Wrapped Rainbows Workshop

February 6 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsJunction, 312 William Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1P9 Canada
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$50

Create stunning fibre art with us--perfect for home decor! Learn the basics of working with yarn, rope and fibre to create beautifully shaped designs and add elements of pizzazz.

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Beadwork Symposium – Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020

February 7 - February 28
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

February 7 - 29, 2020 As part of the Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020, MAWA is hosting a community beading exhibition coordinated by Niamh Dooley. Come see the fine projects created by MAWA’s Cross-Cultural Beading Group! Beadwork Symposium: Ziigimineshin Winnipeg 2020 is a multi-venue beading symposium organized by the Manitoba Craft Council in partnership with Urban Shaman Contemporary Art Gallery. The symposium will be hosted at the Manitoba Museum, February 6 to 9, 2020.

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

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

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

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Janice Dehod (1958-2018) – A Retrospective

February 8 - February 18
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Jan Dehod’s abundant clay works and digital prints showcase and celebrate her life: her playful, creative explorations spanning over forty years, and her exquisite appreciation and knowledge of art form, technique and history. The Janice Dehod Retrospective is a small sample from that legacy, chosen with care and love in a tribute to her life and her work. Dates: February 8 - 18, 2020 Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm & Saturdays 12-5pm From the studio at her River Heights home and her workshop at her beloved…

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Point Douglas – Indoor Street Festival

February 8 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Point Douglas is for Lovers Indoor Street Festival with Cookem Daisy's Soup & Bannock at Grace Point Church Live Music Games Craft Sale Please join us for a great afternoon!    

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Drum Workshop

February 8 at2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, 340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$10 – $20

Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents: Drum workshop with legendary drummer Kiko Freitas Drummer Kiko Freitas has played with João Bosco since 1999, touring extensively in Brazil, USA and Europe, performing in many international jazz festivals. He was elected Best Drummer in World Music by the Modern Drummer Magazine, in 2019.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Lindo Maravilhoso!

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

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

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Old Woman: Myths & Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype

February 9 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$20

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

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Lettering with the Travelling Sign Painters

February 11 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsJunction, 312 William Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1P9 Canada
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$50

Learn the basics of hand painting, lettering, and developing font with the Travelling Sign Painters! Practice painting and writing to create your very own sign, cards or love letter.

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Adornment

February 13 - February 28
School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, 255 ARTlab, 180 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada
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Free

The School of Art Collections Gallery February 13 - 28, 2020 To adorn something is to cherish it enough to make it beautiful. Artists from two communities in Manitoba – Kistiganwacheeng (Garden Hill), in Treaty 5 territory and Winnipeg, in Treaty 1 territory – use beading to show care for family, community and loved ones, as well as a technique that allows Indigenous culture to permeate everyday life. While the works from Kistiganwacheeng were created in the 1970s and 80s,…

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Sea Songs and Shanties, La Nef and Sean Dagher

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

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

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Anatomy of Planning a Tech/Art Project

February 13 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$20 – $25

Join visiting artist Margaret Noble (USA) as she guides you through the necessary steps of research, planning, and execution of a complex media based artwork. Participants will be led through scaffolding structures designed to aid in the production of a project with an emphasis on technological considerations. This is a practical guide. Topics include collaboration, critiques, roadblocks, development, problem-solving, production, exhibition, and project maintenance. Participants are welcome to bring current projects if you have them! About the instructor Born in…

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Qaleidoscope: Queer City Cinema

February 14 - February 15
The Output, 218-100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3 Canada
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$5 – $10

Curated by Queer City Cinema and co-presented with Rainbow Resource Centre, Video Pool Media Arts Centre hosts QALEIDOSCOPE, 2 evenings of programs featuring Canadian queer/QTBIPOC films that explore, question and play with identity to propose and investigate diverse ways of looking at sexuality, gender and race. With a well-textured assemblage of images, ideas, and realities that collide in fantastical, personal, and playful ways producing an ever-changing, multi-faceted queer media art-viewing experience – Qaleidoscope is film with a decidedly tongue-in-cheek disposition…

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WSO presents Mark Masri

February 14 - February 16
Centenial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3 Canada
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Mark Masri showcases his powerful tenor voice and charismatic stage presence with stirring symphonic arrangements to melt your heart. With spine tingling vocals on timeless Italian songs with their emotionally charged lyrics, plus captivating favourites from Ennio Morricone, Michael Legrand, Tito Puente and others, Mark Masri and the WSO will sweep you off your feet. February 14 & 15, 2020  8:00 pm February 16, 2020  2:00 pm The perfect date for Valentine’s Day! Dinner & Symphony  February 15 Add a…

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Introduction to Leather Mitten Making

February 15 - February 22
$140

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

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

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

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

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A Discussion on the Importance of Racial Diversity in Theatre

February 16 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2 Canada
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Free

A Discussion on the Importance of Racial Diversity in Theatre. Join Sarasvàti Productions and Out From Under The Rug Theatre Collective in this workshop panel to discuss diversity in theatre. Topics will include strengths and weaknesses, history of race in Canadian theatre and necessity of representation. Facilitators include: Jo MacDonald, Elena Anciro and Katie German. Email info@sarsvati.ca to express interest in attending and reserve a seat.

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AFRO PRAIRIE FILM FESTIVAL

February 19 - February 23
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Black Space Winnipeg in partnership with the Winnipeg Film Group are pleased to present the third annual Afro Prairie Film Festival happening Dates: February 19 – 23, 2020 The Afro Prairie Film Festival is the first Black-centric film festival in the prairie region of Canada. Our five-day festival celebrates Black cinema across North America and promotes the work of established and emerging Black filmmakers from right here in Manitoba. Participants are welcome to a weekend filled with programming that explores…

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Grant Writing Workshop With Rhayne Vermette

February 19 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

We are working on artist grants for the following deadlines: Manitoba Arts Council - March 25 Winnipeg Arts Council - March 10 Canada Council For The Arts - March + April dates Please bring: A draft of your CV and we will help you enter the portals A rough outline of a project grant and we will help you finesse Ideas for a project and we will help you get started A laptop, if you have *If you missed the…

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

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

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

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Theory and Beer: Why We Need a Feminist Climate

February 20 at6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Duke of Kent Legion, 227 McDermot Avenue + Google Map
Free

It's fun! It's theoretical! And you don't have to drink beer! MAWA presents informal critical discussion led by guest facilitators. Each meeting has a text-based focus, with weblinks to readings provided in advance. Do the readings beforehand or come to the Legion at 6:15 pm and pick up a copy of the text(s). February 20, 2020 Artist Bev Pike will facilitate a discussion about methods of knowledge-making in climate science. In 2007, artist Katie Paterson made audio recordings of retreating…

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PechaKucha – 10 Year Anniversary Edition

February 20 at6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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PechaKucha Night Winnipeg is turning TEN years old so join us in the Ultimate Throwback Thursday.  Celebrating a decade of inspiring 20x20 talks at the place where it all started, the Park Theatre. We have invited some of our very first speakers from Volumes 1 and 2 of PechaKucha Night Winnipeg. February 20, 2020 | International PechaKucha Day FREE to attend and/or Pay-What-You-Want PechaKucha is a presentation format invented by Tokyo-based firm Klein Dytham Architecture in 2003. At every event,…

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Resilience: 50 Indigenous Art Cards & Teaching Guide

February 21 at9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$100

Facilitated by Yvette Cenerini, Lita Fontaine, and Dawn Knight, we will look at the Resilience Project. Learn how to integrate Indigenous themes, knowledge, history and contemporary realities into the classroom.

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Sound Recording

February 21 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

Video Pool Media Arts Centre has a great studio for recording with a big room, isolation booth and mixing room. Using this venue, Janell will talk about the principles of recording and the process in multi-track recording. March 21, 2020 In the three hours in the studio, participants will have a hands-on approach to recording by tracking a few instrumental tracks for a new composition by Ojibwe musician, Chuck Copenace, that will be released later in the fall. Workshop participants…

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The Duhks and friends – Sierra Noble & Double The Trouble

February 21 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7
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$40

Seven Oaks Educational Foundation in partnership with Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous and The Winnipeg Crankie Festival presents: Date: February 21, 2020 8:00 pm Online Silent Auction; the final ticket sale for silent auction will be at the end of intermission. The Seven Oaks Educational Foundation are just starting a partnership with HomeRoutes/Crankie Festival to have a new concert series in Seven Oaks School Division’s new state of the art theatre. All funds in these Board run events will go toward scholarships in the Seven Oaks…

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Mastering DaVinci Resolve

February 25 - February 27
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$85 – $95

DaVinci Resolve is the leading software for colour correction in the film industry! And now it’s your turn to learn how to make your film video look even more captivating. 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 world’s fastest-growing and most advancing editing software! Day 1: Colour Correcting Premiere…

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Figure Drawing

February 25 at7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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$10

Do you miss drawing live models? Want to practise drawing the human body but need the time and space? MAWA offers figure drawing with live models in a feminist environment. No need to register, just show up. Tuesday Dates: February 25 March 31 April 28 May 26 Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm All women and non-binary artists welcome. The model begins at 7pm for quick gesture drawings, followed by longer poses. Participants are asked to bring their own materials.…

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Moulin Rouge

February 26 - March 1

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

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Canadian International Comedy Film Festival

February 26 - February 29
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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The Canadian International Comedy Film Festival– CICFF has partnered with the Winnipeg Film Group once again for a festival of mirth and laughter with  film feature screenings at Cinematheque.  Do you love to laugh? We do, and that's why we're back for our eighth year of mirthful movies. Dates: February 26 - 28, 2020 This is the 8th year of the  CICFF festival. Gala: February 29, 2020 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm Where: The Park Theatre 698 Osborne Street View Map…

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Varda by Agnès

February 29 at2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free – $10

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, she acts as our spirit guide on a free-associative tour through her six-decade artistic journey, shedding new light on her films, photography, and recent installation works while offering her one-of-a-kind reflections on everything from filmmaking to feminism to aging. Suffused with the people, places, and things she loved—Jacques Demy, cats, colors, beaches,…

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March 2020

Women of the Fur Trade

March 1 - March 14
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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The world premiere of local playwright Frances Koncan’s award-winning comedy explores the cultural inheritance of three 19th century women as they navigate the rapidly changing world of the Canadian fur trade. Using 21st century slang, these women share their views on life, love and Louis Riel along with period heartthrobs like the dreamy Thomas Scott. Koncan mixes humour and history, shifting perspective on women’s power in the past and present. Winner of the Toronto Fringe’s Best New Play Contest 2018,…

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The New Canadian Curling Club

March 1 - March 24
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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CraftED: Spinning Yarn the Andean Way with Francesca Carella Arfinengo

March 1 - March 15
$150

Spinning yarn the Andean Way is a three-session workshop focusing on transmitting yarn production techniques based in the Andean tradition. In the three sessions, participants will learn how to prepare fleece using just their hands and spin beautiful yarn with a pushka. They will also learn how to ply their singles using the Andean bracelet method. All workshop activities have been designed to be approachable and intended to guide participants in the discovery of the subject at their own speed.…

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NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism by Hyphen-Labs

March 1 - March 22
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Plug In ICA is pleased to present a solo exhibition by the international collective Hyphen-Labs. Redefining the body is central to the imaginations of NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, a world where one can reconfigure their neuro-networks as a means of gaining access to an otherworldly realm in which power structures are inter-dimensionally twisted out of existence. This world is a hallucination built on the imagination of revolution; a revolt defined by women of colour who use the prosaic domain of the beauty…

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Strange Tourist, Murray Toews and Alex Porchunyk

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

Souvenirs from an inner realm; drawing and mixed media by Murray Toews, and guest artist, Alex Poruchnyk. Join us at the reception with live ambient audio and word performance from 8-8:30 pm. Strange Tourist: Souvenirs from an inner realm- is a fragmentary collection of drawings, paintings, “thought photography” and artifacts gathered from an inward journey. Dates: February 22 - March 3, 2020 6 pm Additional Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12-6 pm Saturday 12-5 pm Artist Short Bio: Murray’s creative work spans…

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Frozen Fun Fair

March 1 at2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Riverview Community Centre, 90 Ashland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1K6 Canada
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Free – $50

The Frozen Fun Fair is a family friendly event raising funds for Winnipeg Studio Theatre’s upcoming production of Frozen Jr.! You'll get live performances by Winnipeg Studio Theatre, The Village Conservatory for Music Theatre and Monica's Danz Gym, along with skating with Anna & Elsa from Heather's Pretty Parties, Fête Ice Cream and Coffee treats, Parkline Coffee, photo booth, karaoke, giveaways, and more! Note: Please print your ticket order and bring it to the event. You will receive a receipt…

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Shen Yun

March 3 - March 4
Centenial Concert Hall, 555 Main St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3 Canada
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$100 – $195

A Heritage Once Lost The traditional Chinese culture Shen Yun presents cannot be seen anywhere else in the world—not even in China. There, the ruling communist regime has viewed China’s rich spiritual and artistic heritage as a threat to its ideology and for decades tried to erase it. Stunningly beautiful costumes and dance A cast of award-winning, world-class artists Powerful storytelling that evokes a lost culture State-of-the-art patented backdrop technology A full orchestra with mesmerizing, original scores But in 2006,…

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New Restorations: The Wind Will Carry Us

March 3 - March 15
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free – $10

 March 3 - 15, 2020 Directed by Abbas Kiarostami 1999, Iran / France, 118 min, New 4K Restoration Persian & Kurdish with English subtitles A TV crew from Tehran arrives in a remote Kurdish village to film an unusual funeral ceremony but are stymied when the old woman they expect to die clings to life. A fable-like story about professional and personal frustration, this droll drama is the most tantalizingly opaque and allusive of Kiarostami’s films, containing numerous references to…

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Close Up

March 3 - March 15
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free – $10

March 3 - 15, 2020 Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has created some of the most inventive and transcendent cinema of the past thirty years, and Close-Up is his most radical, brilliant work. This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man for impersonating the filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the participants in the case play themselves. Looking Backwards // Moving…

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Basics of Non-Profit Bookkeeping

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

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

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Free grant workshop and writing session

March 4 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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This is our 3rd writing session. Open writing session with immediate support and advice at your hands. Hosted by Ettore Lavazza and Winnipeg Indigenous Filmmakers Collective March 4, 2020 Thinking of applying to the Winnipeg Art Council grant? Deadline: March 10, 2020 What about the Manitoba Arts Council grant? Deadline: March 25, 2020

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Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020

March 5 - March 8
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free – $10

Alliance Française du Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching and promoting French and its diverse culture. For the 6th time, the Alliance Française’s French Film Festival provides an opportunity to see a selection of vibrant new French features. Curated by Damien Ferland and Marie Lemeunier. With the support of the Government of Canada, Government of Québec, and Institut Française. What's showing March 5 - 8, 2020 The Specials Little White Lies 2 Portrait of a Lady on Fire…

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Running with the Devil

March 6 - March 17
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Lou Valcourt Artist Statement: Named after the 1978 Van Halen song, ‘Running With the Devil” is a collection of mixed media works consisting of pencil drawing, acrylics, collage and writing on canvas. The series is an act of storytelling and memorializing some of the struggles I experienced during my teens and early twenties. March 6 -17, 2020 Opening: 7 - 10 pm Growing up in rural Manitoba and attending Catholic school, the environment was very conservative. Like many other creative kids,…

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International Women’s Week 2020 Cabaret of Monologues

March 7
2nd Floor, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony St
Winnipeg, manitoba R3B 2P3 Canada
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$15

Each year, we present a Cabaret of Monologues to celebrate International Women’s Week. This year’s theme is… Changes. We’re so excited to feature a wide variety of performances by some incredible local artists! They are: Masks by Makrenna Sterdan Performed by Renée Hill Ms. Jones works to keep positive as she teaches a school of children about air pollution. But, when she is alone with fellow teachers and staff, the dark truth about the day’s lesson is revealed. Yearning-Distance by…

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Film Combat Workshop

March 7 - March 8
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
$125 – $150

Join us for a two day workshop with Anthony Javier and Gina Macri.  They will introduce participants to fight choreography by learning how to throw punches, kicks and blocks. March 7 & 8, 2020 Time: 5 - 8 pm They will orchestrate a simple stunt sequence by using different camera angles and will go over reactions to sell the scene on camera. Please make sure to bring comfortable clothing and footwear to these classes. Assistance and accommodations are available to…

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Set Orientation, Safety Awareness, and Respect in the Workplace

March 7 at10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free – $100

Terence Fuller & Reed Makayev March 7, 2020 Location: Red River – Exchange District Campus – 160 Princess St. Room P318 $100 for new sign-ups FREE – for people who have taken Set Orientation online already Set Orientation Surviving your first days and weeks on a film set Understanding the hierarchy and protocol Dealing with the deal memo Workplace Safety Understanding that Workplace Safety is everyone’s responsibility Learning the employers and employees responsibilities Reporting safety concerns Health & safety in…

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International Festival of Films for Children of All Ages

March 8 - March 15
CCFM, 244-340 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7
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Freeze Frame, the International Festival of Films for Children of All Ages, was created to provide Manitoba's young and old with access to quality films and videos from around the world. Freeze Frame selects films and videos that will entertain and challenge its audience by exploring situations and problems that are not normally explored in mainstream media. March 8 - 15, 2020 While most countries produce quality films and TV shows for young people, these productions are rarely seen by…

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

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

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

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Free WAG Sundays

March 8 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
Free

Join us on the second Sunday of every month for free admission to the WAG and more family fun! Drop in anytime or stop by in the afternoon for an interactive activity of themes and discovery. March 8, 2020 2 pm – 4 pm Themed to the Nuliajuk’s Story exhibition; learn about the enchanting Inuit sea spirit, then respond with your own work of art. April 12, 2020 2 pm – 4 pm • Landscape Escape Themed to the new…

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Celebrating Manitoba’s Female Artists

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

Their Art, Their Stories Presented by Susan Moffatt  March 8, 2020 Celebrate both International Womens’ Day, and Manitoba’s 150+ years. This talk will present a taste of Manitoba’s historical and contemporary female artists. Tours through the Dalnavert Museum take about 45 minutes to an hour. Guides are happy to adapt the duration of their tours for visitors. Accessibility - Due to its historic nature, the second and third floors of the Museum are not wheelchair accessible.

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Oil Painting

March 9 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsJunction, 312 William Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1P9 Canada
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$60

Join us, and learn oil painting techniques with Winnipeg artist, Eric Allen Cameron. March 9,  2020 Eric Allan Cameron paints small oil paintings on canvas paper, found material and panel. Cameron’s work examines memory, environmental concerns and the history of painting. Through the process of using found imagery and his own photographs as source material, images become obscured, merged and lost through the act of painting. Cameron holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from the School of Art…

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

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

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

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Circuit Playground Express

March 12 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

Get involved with micro-controllers! No previous experience necessary! This workshop will introduce you to the basics of Python programming and embedded platforms like the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express board, which can be used to add lights, sound, and interactivity to costumes, props, and art installations. No previous experience with coding or micro-controllers is required to take advantage of what these technologies have to offer. A workshop for women, non-binary and transgender people in order to make space for those under-represented…

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Oral Storytelling with Story Vines – An Indigenous Perspective

March 13 at9:00 am - 3:00 pm
ArtsJunction, 312 William Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1P9 Canada
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$90

Participants will be introduced to the history of oral storytelling and the use of story vines to retell First Nations Creation stories and teachings. Create beautiful fabric chains, braided with art and artifacts that represent characters and events of a story. Suitable for all grades and subjects. March 13, 2020 InstructorRenée McGurry has 35 years experience as an educator and several  as the Indigenous Education Teacher for St. James-Assiniboia School Division.  She is presently working as workshop facilitator for the…

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Generator Seminar

March 14 at8:00 am - March 15 at5:00 pm
William F. White, 2073 Logan Ave #11
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free – $50

Mike Harwood & John Talley March 14 &  15, 2020 FREE for members and permits of IATSE 856 $50 for non IATSE856 members or permits In partnership with IATSE 856 & William F. White An advanced two-day seminar on entertainment industry generator and associated electrical safety practices. Topics include engine alternators, grounding, bonding, operations, temporary power sources, electrical distribution systems, transformer theory and more. The course is comprised of 75% theory and 25% practical training. Our instructors are industry professionals who…

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MCMA – Music Equals Fundraiser

March 14 at8:00 pm - March 15 at1:00 am
Wee Johnny’s, 177 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1 Canada
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$10

Help bring music to our community! Come out to the Wee Johnny's to support the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Art's outreach program, Music Equals. There will be prizes, live music, and dancing! Music Equals provides music instruction opportunities for youth and brings live performances to older adults in our community. Since 2005 Music Equals has changed the lives of close to 10,000 community members by providing music instruction where it otherwise would not exist and giving a musical opportunity…

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents RESPECT – The Music of Aretha Franklin

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

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

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Introduction to Volunteer Management

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

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

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Over the Top! Art Auction and Cupcake Party 2020

March 20 - March 22
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 170 artists, stellar raffle baskets and more? -first auction lot closes at 3 pm -1000 cupcakes -$10 for advanced tickets -$12 to purchase on Sunday Opening Party & Bidding:  March 20 Time: 6 - 10 pm ,…

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Coppers

March 20 - March 29
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free – $10

Directed by Alan Zweig 2019, Canada, 86 min March 20 -29,  2020 Screening introduced by director Alan Zweig. March 21, 2020 A panel discussion with follow the March 21st screening with Zweig and several retired policemen. Veteran documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig (Vinyl, I Curmudgeon, Hurt) profiles thirteen retired police officers who tell stories of fights, shootings, accident scenes and sudden death. There are sweet stories and funny ones but the darker stories dominate. At its heart this collective story is…

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Music Therapy Association of Manitoba – 2nd Annual Conference

March 21
TableSpace Co., 96 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Z3 Canada
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Construction Zone - Tools of the Well-Rounded Music Therapist Date: March 21, 2020 Time: 8:30  -5:00pm  Location: 96 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, MB The  2020  Music Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) conference will explore questions and themes emerging from the idea of music therapy practice as a construction zone. In media res is a latin phrase, meaning “in the midst of things.” As therapists this is precisely where we find ourselves and our clients - therapy is always a work in…

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Film Scoring Workshop

March 23 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$35 – $40

In this Film Scoring Workshop, you will be exploring techniques and processes of setting music to the screen. We’ll start by examining the masterworks of the past century of composition, how composers approach writing music for film, technical terminology and procedures of the scoring studio. Then we’ll get our hands dirty by grouping off to score a scene itself, present our works to each other, and finish up by discussing what we discovered in the process. Bring your instruments, whatever…

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Kumihimo Workshop with Susan Styrchak

March 28 at12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$45 – $50

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

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