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June 2019

Adults Only Art Camp

June 28 - June 29
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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$110

Do you wish you could play as your kids do at art camp? Are you missing your youth filled with imagination and play? Are you interested in taking a break from your life full of responsibilities to dedicate a weekend to having fun like you're a kid again? If you answered yes to any of these, Adults Only summer art camp is for you! Come enjoy a fun-filled weekend of making art and playing games. Go back to the time…

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Exhibit – Helga Jakobson: Shimmer

June 28 - July 26
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Helga Jakobson's exhibit Shimmer is the second in Video Pool's DATA mentorship exhibition series. Please join us for the launch on Friday, June 28, at 7 PM. Shimmer Queer ecology calls us to reimagine many ways of being and acting, from self-expression to defence. An example of this is looking at how some bee colonies in their swarm formation collectivize and defend in a wave-like action which is sometimes referred to as shimmering. Through movements that demonstrate solidarity and strength,…

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Motion Capture With Ease

June 29 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

Designed with contemporary artists in mind (performers, animators, video artists, game developers and all curious learners), this workshop will teach the workflow for using Video Pool’s new motion capture suit (Perception Neuron) which allows one to create/animate quickly and with ease. You will leave the workshop with the knowledge of how to set up, record data, and apply the data to readymade avatars or 3D objects in Unity (free software). Since Unity is free software you can take this data…

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July 2019

Strike! The Musical

July 2 - July 5
Rainbow Stage, 2021 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2B9 Canada
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Old World hatreds collide with New World ambitions in STRIKE! THE MUSICAL, an epic story of courage, passion and hope on a collision course with power. It’s 1919. Brisbane, Seattle, Barcelona – workers demand their share of the post-war pie but big business and big government say “No” to crippling general strikes. But in Winnipeg, the “Chicago of the North,” the entire city shuts down for six weeks and becomes the nation’s battleground for the democratic dream. Mike Sokolowski and…

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The Grand National Fibre Art & Quilt Exhibition: Still

July 3 - August 10
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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free

Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment (www.prairiefusion.ca) will be showcasing The Grand National Fibre Art & Quilt Exhibition 2019: Still in our Main Gallery, July 3 to August 10, 2019. Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment is located in the William Glesby Centre at 11-2nd Street NE in Portage la Prairie. The Grand National Fibre Art and Quilt Exhibition has been revamped and expanded. It is being hosted outside of Ontario for the first time. “This is a wonderful opportunity for Manitobans…

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Pieces of Wood by Christopher Wood

July 5 - July 16
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement This show is a very personal show. Every piece is a representation of my worries, ambitions and obsession with experimenting. While producing this body of work I tried experimenting with different styles, materials and techniques. I wanted this show to be unique, a true representation of my mind. I drew on a lot of inspiration from my favourite artists, my experience in graphic art, my experience growing up as a “graffiti kid” and my experience of practising fine…

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Introduction to Final Draft and Movie Magic

July 6 at10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$65

About the workshop This course will serve as an introduction to the basics of both programs as well as the specific techniques of each. You will learn the essential formatting, terminology, and pros and cons for these commonly used screenwriting programs. One of the most critically important tasks while working in the Production Office is to turn newly revised pages over in an expedient fashion for both cast & crew. Once the writer or director has approved pages, it is…

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Workshop: Nalbinding with Jessica Bernert and Cathy Dyck

July 6 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

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!   Workshop runs: Saturday, July 6, 2019 | 12pm – 3pm Registration deadline: Thursday, June 27,…

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[shooger-koht-ed] / ZiizibaakwadAgoke / Ésíwinikátéki

July 7 - August 19
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Out of the twenty thousand to one hundred thousand words the typical English speaking adult knows, the word sugarcoated is a go-to description used by different people in different situations to describe the rhetoric surrounding indigenous rights. Many agree. From works of four artists, our attention sways between the different thoughts and emotions that are felt when unpacking that sugar coated language. The selected artworks are only a few prototypes of basic level categories of indigenous cognition that are often…

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WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

July 8 - July 19
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$250

Summer is here and the Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience required! Two, 2-week sessions available: Session 1: Mon July 8 to Fri July 19 (10 AM to 3 PM) Week #1: Mon July 8 to Fri July 12 (10 AM to 3 PM) Week#2 Mon July 15 to Friday July 19 (10 AM to 3 PM) Session 2: Mon Aug 12 to Fri Aug 23 (10…

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Reds & Oranges

July 8 - July 13
$40 – $60

Join Ash Alberg of Sunflower Knit at tiny coven studios in Winnipeg this July and August for the Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series, where we’ll naturally dye the rainbow one set of colours at a time. attend as many or as few classes as you prefer. Class fee includes 3 hours of instruction, requested number of skeins (100% Canadian wool, 2ply worsted weight, 216 yards, 112g) and/or napkin sets (4x 19” square organic cotton), class handouts, and light refreshments and…

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Majesties

July 12 - July 26
Flux Gallery, 2 - 290 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Exhibit Run: July 12-26, 2019 Launch: Friday, July 12, 7-10pm “… They turn their camera to Winnipeg’s drag royalty in Majesties: the harvest of an extraordinarily performative, deeply personal, conceptual cornucopia of homegrown genderfuckery. In the manner of a Renaissance court painter, Lugosi’s lens enshrines each noble as they themselves would wish to be immortalized. This gaudy catalogue in gilded frames captures the imperturbable inner radiance of the local community’s intersectionally outspoken, iconizing those who swerve away from puritanical binary…

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Temporal Contours v07

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

The Nausea (BC) Jane Harms (QC) cold-catcher (MB) Please join us for this sonically and aesthetically diverse bill that will cross boundaries between noise, pop, physical volume, confrontation and contemplation. Temporal Contours is Video Pool's series of live, audio-based performances engaging with unique and challenging approaches to sound and music.

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A Fluid Expression of Nature: Silk Art by Wendy Lee

July 13 at8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pavilion Art Gallery, 55 Pavilion Crescen
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N6 Canada
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Free

Silk Winds arrive at the Pavilion Art Gallery at Assiniboine Park Winnipeg’s premiere silk painting artist Wendy Lee launches an exhibition of her large silk paintings at the Assiniboine Park Pavilion gallery on July 13th-October 27th, 2019 Opening Reception on Saturday, July 13th : 1:00 pm -3:00 pm Known for her beautiful hand painted silk scarves as wearable art, Wendy’s new show features large framed silk paintings, using the traditional Asian technique of painting on silk. The gorgeous detail and…

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Summer Craft Activity Days

July 17 - August 21
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Every Wednesday from July 17 – August 21,  12:30 – 3:00pm Get crafty this summer at the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library’s Summer Craft Activity Days! From July 17 – August 21 join us every Wednesday to try a container-related craft and check out MCML’s new exhibition Holding Patterns: Crafted Containers from the MCML Collection. Each week features a different craft, so come to one or come to all of them! Details Drop-In | No registration required Free | Donations…

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Fringe: Dion Arnold: How I Killed My Nan

July 17 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

Let me explain... Multi-talented comedian, writer, actor, storyteller Dion Arnold jokes and jests openly and honestly about this socially condemnable topic in this deeply personal, yet astoundingly relatable comedy. “The perfect person to do a performance such as this.” - ThisIsRadelaide (AU) “A wicked sense of humour.. No-holds-barred attitude.” - TheatreView (NZ) 5 STARS - MMMedia (AU) 4 1/2 STARS "Brilliant storytelling." - WAF (AU) 4 1/2 STARS "Profoundly funny." - Fringe World (AU) “Sure to ruffle a few feathers..”…

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Fringe: Diary of a Monster Kid

July 17 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

In 1979, a 10-year-old boy in suburban Winnipeg discovered Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and became obsessed with the ghouls and creatures within. A “monster kid” was born! Soon this “horrormaniac” was on a quest to acquire a Horror Make-Up Kit from a novelty shop so he could win a costume contest that would help him win the affections of a girl at school. Oh, the horror! From the company that brought you Lester Gets KISSed (5 STARS – CBC…

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Fringe: Alabama Monster

July 17 at8:00 am - July 28 at5:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$10 – $12

Where the Wild Things Scar. A multi-award-winning supernatural solo show about inherited traits, claws and all. In a decaying island town, a young boy confronts family legacy and creatures beyond the fence line in this otherworldly, lightning-lit, monster survival tale. WINNER - BEST OF FEST - Cincy Fringe 2018 WINNER - Top Ten Shows of 2018 - Cincinnati Enquirer CRITICS PICK - CityBeat: “Vivid imagery and tactile wordplay” CRITICS PICK - Behind The Curtain: “An engaging, thought-provoking and genuinely funny…

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Phantasmagoria by Ashley Perrier

July 18 - July 30
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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“Phantasmagoria” is a sequence of real or imaginary images like those seen in a dream. Opening Reception: July 18, 7-10pm Exhibit Run: July 19 to July 30 About the Artist Ashley Perrier is a practicing artist and tattoo artist residing in Winnipeg. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with her Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours in 2008. She has had various art shows, both solo and group in various galleries in Winnipeg and Calgary. She became a tattoo…

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The nth Degree

July 18 - July 26
Artbeat Studio, 62 Albert St 4th floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E9 Canada
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Please join us for The nth Degree, Artbeat Studio's 29th biannual exhibition. Come enjoy the diverse array of artwork, accompanied by live music and good food - all are welcome to attend! Donations are gratefully appreciated. Your support will make a difference right now in the lives of individuals on their recovery journey. All contributions, small or large, will help Artbeat Studio in our efforts to eliminate the stigma and discrimination that coincides with mental illness through positive action, mental…

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Fringe: The WALK IN THE SNOW: the true story of Lise Meitner

July 18 - July 28
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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$12

Physicist, fugitive, pioneer. On Christmas Eve 1938, two refugees from the Nazis walk out into the Swedish snow. Sat on a tree trunk, they make a shocking scientific discovery. And the world changes forever. From the creator of The Inventor of All Things: 5 STARS CBC, Winnipeg Free Press, Edmonton Journal How did a shy Austrian, who graduated high school at 23, open so many doors and achieve so much? Jem Rolls tells the life of a remarkable and forgotten…

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My Frozen Heart: A Comic Tragedy

July 18 - July 27
One88, 188 Princess St. - 2nd Fl
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1L2 Canada
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$12

Sarah Beau-DeMers, a “female filmmaker” from small-town Ontario, will stop at nothing to make her film, a definitely-not autobiographical coming-of-age film. But after a series of compromises, she'll be forced to choose between the people she loves and the film she was born to make. From the writer behind Clink and The Bar Scene Winner of the 2013 Bertsinger Award Sunday, July 21 is a Relaxed Performance welcoming audience members who need a relaxed sensory experience. Production changes reduce light…

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Standing in the Calm of the Storm

July 18 - September 7
Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, 710 Rosser Avenue, Unit 2
Brandon, Mantioba R7A 0K9 Canada
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Free

Join us for the opening reception of Doug Derksen's Standing in the Calm of the Storm. In 2000, Doug Derksen suffered a painful back injury that resulted in nearly a decade of extremely limited mobility. Through his journey of recovery, Derksen turned to photography as a means of therapy and healing. In his photographs, familiar landscapes like the Brandon Hills, Souris Bend Prairie, and Riding Mountain National Park are presented in ways that emphasize the natural beauty of these everyday…

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Artist in Residence Artist Talk: Melodie Reay (Baton Rouge)

July 18 at7:00 am - 8:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

Melodie Reay’s work stems from the word “record.” When broken down into its two constituents—"re,” a prefix indicating repetition or backward motion, and “cord” from Latin cordis, meaning “heart”—the word “record” simply means “return to the heart.” She is interested in ideas of documentation, preservation and control of the less tangible aspects of our experience—namely, our emotions. She makes and unmakes documents as a way to process and give testament to negligible inner turmoil. While much of her past work…

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Expressive Arts Therapy Studio

July 22 at8:00 am - July 25 at5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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LIFE Changing HeARTs: Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Practice A Traditional Indigenous perspective sees healing and teaching as interrelated processes that are simultaneously co-occurring in any and all environments. We will experience the process of Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Practice by engaging collaboratively in an arts-based healing process, grounded in Indigenous philosophies and practices. To begin, students will focus on exploring the Medicine Wheel Teachings in alignment with this Indigenous Healing and Teaching Model. Then students will widen the…

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Music at the Millennium

July 23 - August 6
The Millennium Centre, 389 Main St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Our 13th Summer Concert series has some favourites and some things new. Tuesdays at noon will be your musical pause at The Millennium Centre sponsored by Telpay. Time: 12pm July 23: Yuri Hooker, Erin Propp - Cello & Voice 30: JAGD Quartet - Gwen Hoebig, David Moroz, Juliana Moroz, Alexander Moroz - Violin, Piano, Cello, & Viola. August 6: Karl Stobbe - Solo Violin

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From Pulp to Paper – Paper Making and Book Binding

July 24
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$120

CraftED From Pulp to Paper: Paper Making and Book Binding with Debra Frances and Helen O’Connor Workshop Runs: August 24 + 25, 2019 12:00 – 4:00 pm Registration deadline: August 7, 2019 Registration: $120 Workshop Description: Yukon visual artist Helen O’Connor and Winnipeg book artist Debra Frances will be hosting a two day workshop in conjunction with the Art of the Book traveling exhibition. The first day will focus on paper making. Participants will learn to form sheets of handmade…

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Manitoba Underground Opera: The Three Little Pigs

July 25 - August 23

Are you afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A retelling of the well-known fairy tale incorporating music written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While brother pigs Don Giovanni and Cherubino set off to make homes of sticks and straw, their sister, Despina, goes to the library to read up on "huff-proof, puff-proof" home construction. After Wolfgang Bigbad blows down the boys’ flimsy homes, they run to their sister’s sturdy new brick house quite ready to admit that going to the library and reading…

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Super 8mm Workshop

July 26 at1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gimli Film Festival, 94 1 Ave #100
Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0 Canada
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$60

The Gimli Film Festival and Winnipeg Film Group are proud to present a hands-on Super 8mm workshop. This Super 8mm workshop will inspire and teach filmmakers the ins and outs of shooting on Super 8mm film with the help of two leading, acclaimed analogue filmmakers Josh Marr and Mike Maryniuk. No experience is required! The workshop will take place on Friday, July 26, 2019, in Gimli, Manitoba during the Gimli Film Festival. The class will consist of two teams: Team…

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Yellows & Greens

July 27 - July 29
$40 – $60

Join Ash Alberg of Sunflower Knit at tiny coven studios in Winnipeg this July and August for the Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series, where we’ll naturally dye the rainbow one set of colours at a time. attend as many or as few classes as you prefer. Class fee includes 3 hours of instruction, requested number of skeins (100% Canadian wool, 2ply worsted weight, 216 yards, 112g) and/or napkin sets (4x 19” square organic cotton), class handouts, and light refreshments and…

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Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden

July 28 - August 25

Enjoy the very best of jazz in Winnipeg surrounded by blooming flowers, flowing fountains and beautiful works of art. The Casinos of Winnipeg Summer Entertainment Series' Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden takes place on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. Date: July 28, 2019 to August 25, 2019 Time: 3 pm - 4 pm Tickets: Free Venue: Leo Mol Sculpture Garden at Assiniboine Park Address: Assiniboine Park Drive July 28: Chuck Copenace August 4: Marcie Campbell August 11: Nadia…

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Self Care Sundays: Finding your Flow

July 28 at10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lyric Theatre: Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6 Canada
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Free

This self-care workshop is open to anyone at any age, any industry, and any skill level, and is dedicated to support artists’ mental and physical health as they work to grow and expand their creativity. We find that there are many artists who put so much of their time and energy into their passion, and forget to take care of themselves in the process. Which is why we are dedicating every second Sunday to focusing on our mental and physical…

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August 2019

Paint Party: Floral Letters

August 1 at7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map

During this Paint Party you will learn to create your own acrylic monogram masterpiece adorned with floral elements. This is a perfect gift for a newlywed, a nursery, or any home décor enthusiast!

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From Page to Stage: An evening of Spoken Word

August 2 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

Presented in partnership with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival as part of First Fridays in the Exchange. From Page to Stage: An evening of Spoken Word at Creative Manitoba FREE and open to the public Join us for an evening of spoken word where we will be celebrating the launch of atrophy, a chapbook by youth poet Jules Stevenson! Completed during her time as a mentee in Creative Manitoba's rural youth mentorship program, come see and hear her words leap off…

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Into the Light: Sarasvati Productions’ Season Launch 2019/2020

August 2 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Saddlery on Market, 114 Market Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P4 Canada
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Free

Gear up for another exciting theatre season by being the first to hear about Sarasvàti Productions exciting line-up, watch live theatre previews, and indulge in complimentary doughnuts from Oh Doughnuts.

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Working with Trauma using Expressive Arts

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

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

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Music Class – Harmonica Al Fresco

August 7 - August 28
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$80

NEW FOR SUMMER 2019! Ready to take a summer break during your lunch hours? Just bring a harmonica and your sunglasses! This summer at the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts, we will be teaching music under the Manitoba sun on the Courtyard grass located outside of Wesley Hall (U of W campus). MCMA Faculty member Todd Martin (Dirty Catfish Brass Band) will guide you through Harmonica basics via jazz, blues, folk, and contemporary styles. No previous experience necessary! More…

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Expressive Arts – Psychopathology & Psychology

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

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

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Reflections by Courtney Lynn

August 8 - August 20
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement Welcome to Reflections! This is my first solo show and I am thrilled to share with you the process of growth and self-discovery that I’ve experienced while developing the paintings for my exhibition. This mixed media series was inspired by the light of the north as well as by darkness born of lost loved ones. The spirit guide goddesses concept was revealed to me as if by magic. These portraitures embody particular archetypes that speak to each individual…

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FEAST: Signature Dinner & Tour

August 8 at6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map

Perfect for a special night out! Enjoy the WAG's signature dinner-and-tour program, featuring a tantalizing Indian buffet meal by some of your favourite local restaurants, followed by a guided tour of Vision Exchange: Perspectives from India to Canada. Space is limited! Date: August 8, 2019 Time: 6 - 10pm Cost: $80/person; $75/person for WAG members Dinner served at 6pm. Tour starts at 7:30 Menu Appetizers: Passed, Paneer on bambo stick, Muglai Chicken Tikka with Mint Chutney Main: Basmati Rice, Channa…

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Reva Stone – Portal Revisited 2019

August 9 - September 7
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map

Portal Revisited 2019 is a revision of a responsive installation work that was begun in 1999 but wasn’t completed until this year. It uses iPhone 4’s to investigate how networked devices for human communication have dramatically transformed the intersections between our bodies, our consciousness and our machines. The phones are programmed to perform a series of specific behaviours that give them the appearance of sentience. The use of recorded audio and video, rotating motors, video capture to evolve the content,…

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Blues

August 10 - August 12
$40 – $60

Join Ash Alberg of Sunflower Knit at tiny coven studios in Winnipeg this July and August for the Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series, where we’ll naturally dye the rainbow one set of colours at a time. attend as many or as few classes as you prefer. Class fee includes 3 hours of instruction, requested number of skeins (100% Canadian wool, 2ply worsted weight, 216 yards, 112g) and/or napkin sets (4x 19” square organic cotton), class handouts, and light refreshments and…

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Explore-Abilities Morning: A Sensory-Friendly Museum Event

August 10 at8:00 am - 9:25 am
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Join us on 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!

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Workshop: Boxes, Folders, Bags! with Janet Carroll

August 10 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library, 1-329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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$30 – $35

Boxes, Folders, Bags! In this workshop we’ll cut and fold card stock to make a few simple origami-inspired boxes and other useful containers. We’ll decorate with trims as time allows, as well there will be a display of books and samples for inspiration for more box-making in your future. All materials and tools will be provided.   Workshop runs: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1 pm-3 pm Registration deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019 Registration: Member: $30 / Non-member $35 Kit Fee:…

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WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

August 12 - August 23
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$250

Summer is here and the Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience required! Two, 2-week sessions available: Session 1: Mon July 8 to Fri July 19 (10 AM to 3 PM) Week #1: Mon July 8 to Fri July 12 (10 AM to 3 PM) Week#2 Mon July 15 to Friday July 19 (10 AM to 3 PM) Session 2: Mon Aug 12 to Fri Aug 23 (10…

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Fall Art Classes

August 12 - September 5
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Register now for our Fall Art classes starting September 9 at Forum Art Centre. 40+ Class options including Portraits from Life Basic Design Woodland Art Cartooning 101 Teen Manga Artivism Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Acrylic Mediums Gouache Charcoal Portraits Watercolour Expressive Painting in Water Soluble Oils & much more! Free parking all around, wheelchair friendly, ages 7 years & up. To register: www.forumartcentre.com/classes or register@forumartcentre.com or call 204-235-1069.

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Indigenous Ways of Knowing through the Arts

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

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

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Music Class – Ukulele Al Fresco

August 13 - August 29
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$120

Learn how to play the UKULELE outdoors! This summer we offer Ukulele lessons on the grass of the University of Winnipeg courtyard. This hip and transportable instrument is perfect for anyone wanting to learn a new instrument. Taught by experienced ukulele instructor, Phil Natividad, students will pluck their way through the basics on the little instrument taking the musical world by storm! Instrument Information: Kala Soprano ukulele with a Snark Clip-on Chromatic Tuner; instrument rentals may be available upon request.…

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Launch of Helene Vosters’s Unbecoming Nationalism

August 13 at7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Please join us for the Winnipeg launch of Helene Vosters’ Unbecoming Nationalism: From Commemoration to Redress in Canada published by the University of Manitoba Press, with special guest Roewan Crowe. About the Book Canada’s recent sesquicentennial celebrations were the latest in a long, steady progression of Canadian cultural memory projects. Unbecoming Nationalism investigates the power of commemorative performances in the production of nationalist narratives. Using “unbecoming” as a theoretical framework to unsettle or decolonize nationalist narratives, Helene Vosters examines an…

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A Stew to Stand In – Marijana Mandusic

August 15 - September 7
Flux Gallery, 2 - 290 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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A Stew to Stand In uses the flat plane of the canvas to activate a series of personal objects. Each object represented is powerful in its own right while simultaneously being only a skin of the physical painting itself. Employing the symbolism of still life painting, arranged personal objects bring up my own emotions like a burp that unintentionally contains barf. Subtle yet loaded, these still lifes become portraits that mirror myself, each one with knowing eyes that laugh back at…

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Manitoba Underground Opera: Dido/Aeneas

August 16 - August 23
Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, 185 Young St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1Y8 Canada
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Can love survive the cruelty of high school politics? Purcell’s classic opera Dido and Aeneas is paired with Canadian composer James Rolfe’s Aeneas and Dido to create a fascinating double bill that explores both sides of this tragic love story. Performed in the gymnasium at Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, our production puts the famous couple in a modern high school environment where their relationship is threatened by bullying and gossip. Sung in English  Composed by Henry Purcell and James Rolfe  Librettos…

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STAGES Biennial Exhibit

August 16 - September 8
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

STAGES biennial 2019 | August 16- September 8, 2019 A temporary public art exhibition of installation, sculpture and performance through out Winnipeg Featured Artists: RAYMOND BOISJOLY, DANIEL BUREN, FASTWÜRMS, KENNETH LAVALLEE, JOAR NANGO, SILKE OTTO-KNAPP, ANDREA ROBERTS Curated by Jenifer Paparar This is the second iteration of the STAGES biennial presented by Plug In ICA. This year’s exhibition builds on the previous edition in its presentation of temporary public sculpture, installation and performances throughout Winnipeg, but 2019 has an expanded…

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Manitoba Underground Opera: The Triumph of Truth and Time

August 17 - August 24
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Can roses exist without thorns? Conceived by General Manager Brendan McKeen, this Handel oratorio comes to life in the cre8ery gallery. Torn between a life of frivolity or altruism, Beauty's fate depends on the decisions she is about to make. Will she choose pleasure or purpose? Sung in Italian with English Dialogue  Composed by G. F. Handel Libretto by Cardinal Benedetto Pamphili  Adapted by Brendan McKeen August 17, 22, 24 All performances at 7:30pm  Performance is 95 minutes long including…

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Purples & Pinks

August 17 - August 19
$40 – $60

Join Ash Alberg of Sunflower Knit at tiny coven studios in Winnipeg this July and August for the Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series, where we’ll naturally dye the rainbow one set of colours at a time. attend as many or as few classes as you prefer. Class fee includes 3 hours of instruction, requested number of skeins (100% Canadian wool, 2ply worsted weight, 216 yards, 112g) and/or napkin sets (4x 19” square organic cotton), class handouts, and light refreshments and…

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Set Orientation, Safety Awareness, and Respect in the Workplace – Reed Makayev & Terence Fuller

August 17 at10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4th Floor-245 McDermot Avenue, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue-Creative Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Creative Manitoba 245 McDermot Ave – 4th Floor Classroom Price: $100 for new sign-ups Free for anyone who has already taken Set Orientation online already. About The Workshop Set orientation, surviving your first days and weeks on a film set, understanding the hierarchy and protocol, and 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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Manitoba Underground Opera: Lost Voices

August 18 - August 21
La Cathedrale de St Boniface, 180 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0H7 Canada
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Lost Voices Conceptualized by MUO's Artistic Director Brenna Corner, Lost Voices brings MUO audiences back to La Cathédrale de Saint-Boniface. Ushered throughout the cathedral, audiences will travel in small groups through a century of history as singers share stories about Hamlet's Ophelia, Mary Magdalene, and 18th-century Mexican soprano Angela Peralta, to name just a few. Audience sizes are limited to 20 maximum per tour to create the most intimate show of the year!    August 18 (1:30pm, 4pm) and 21 (7:30pm) La…

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Reproducing the Old Masters

August 18 - September 7
Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, 710 Rosser Avenue, Unit 2
Brandon, Mantioba R7A 0K9 Canada
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Free

Jan Brancewicz' Reproducing the Old Masters! Reproducing the Old Masters is an exhibition of works of an ongoing project by Brandon-based artist Jan Brancewicz. The project explores Brancewicz’s attempts to reproduce a series of Old Masters paintings, from Gauguin to Van Gogh, and Modigliani to da Vinci. Exhibit runs from July 18 to September 7.

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Game Camp

August 19 - August 23
$199

New Media Manitoba and the Seven Oaks School Division are teaming up to produce a truly one of kind summer experience for students between the ages 12-14. Our 2019 Game Camp will expose students to the wonders of video game design from an established indie game developer! Students will team-up and develop an interactive narrative game. They’ll learn basic programming and how to create digital art and audio to enhance their creations. What makes this week-long experience unique is that…

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Code for Canada Open House

August 19 at6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4th Floor-245 McDermot Avenue, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue-Creative Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free

We'll be hosting an Open House at Creative Manitoba on August 19, 2019. It’s an opportunity to get to know Code for Canada staff and learn about our exciting 2020 Fellowship, which embeds developers, UX designers and product managers into government to work on things that matter. Learn more about Code for Canada and the civic tech movement Hear from Executive Director Gabe Sawhney, and 2018 fellow Fatima Khaled We look forward to meeting you there!

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Plug In ICA | 2019 STAGES biennial: FASTWÜRMS #witch_raku_skull_fire performance | August 22, 2019

August 22 at12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
90 Annabella, 90 Annabella
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art presents a site-specific performance as part of the STAGES biennial FASTWÜRMS #witch_raku_skull_fire featuring Kristin Snowbird and Theo Phelmus Thursday, August 22, 2019 | 12pm-12am *note date change due to weather *Offsite location: 90 Annabella Street, Winnipeg Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is thrilled to have the artist duo FASTWÜRMS in Winnipeg. They are here as part of the 2019 STAGES biennial. Join us Friday, August 23 for #witch_raku_skull_fire by FASTWÜRMS with Winnipeg-based performers…

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Field Recording : listening to a sound

August 22 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$60 – $80

This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore their own relationship with sound and gain a basic understanding of the equipment needed to record sound in the field or anywhere you can take a mobile recording device. The structure of the workshop will be shaped by the participant's own artistic + technical experience/interests in field recording with the intention of making the content relevant to all as we learn to listen from new perspectives. Dates: Thursday, August 22, 2019…

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Chez Dray Fundraiser

August 22 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$125

A pop-up fundraiser in the historical Exchange District drayway running through the Artspace building, between Arthur and King. A Family-style vegetarian tasting menu created by Chef Pat Anderson with on site Cash bar. August 22nd, 2019 6:30pm Cocktails 7pm food service begins $125 per ticket (includes a $50 charitable donation receipt) with capacity for ONLY 80 guests! Get your tickets online HERE

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Greys

August 24 - August 26
$40 – $60

Join Ash Alberg of Sunflower Knit at tiny coven studios in Winnipeg this July and August for the Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series, where we’ll naturally dye the rainbow one set of colours at a time. attend as many or as few classes as you prefer. Class fee includes 3 hours of instruction, requested number of skeins (100% Canadian wool, 2ply worsted weight, 216 yards, 112g) and/or napkin sets (4x 19” square organic cotton), class handouts, and light refreshments and…

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Lighting and Grip Bootcamp with Joao Holowka & Terence Fuller

August 24 - August 25
William F. White, 2073 Logan Ave #11
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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About the Workshop Film Training Manitoba is pleased to present this 2-day workshop for those interested in learning more about working in the Lighting and Grip Departments. Through hands-on practical exercises, participants will learn how to scout and rig locations, manipulate the existing lights and create an acceptable exposure and color balance. This is an entry-level course that will introduce participants to professional lighting equipment and basic grip gear. Date: August 24 - August 25, 2019 Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm…

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Holding Patterns – Crafted Containers from the MCML Collection

August 26 - August 30
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Baskets, bags, bowls, vases and more… all hand crafted. On exhibit through August 30, 2019.

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Wane One “No This Without That” Opening Reception

August 29 at7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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Graffiti Gallery is proud to present No This Without That, an exhibition of recent works by the legendary graffiti writer, Wane One, taking place Thursday, August 29th, 2019, 7-11 pm at Graffiti Gallery (109 Higgins Ave) Admission is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item. Artist will be in attendance, music by DJ Kinetik. No This Without That is a showcase of Wane One’s recent works on canvas, inspired by the graffiti writing he experienced and created in…

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September 2019

Art of the Book Traveling Exhibition

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

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

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Max 4 Artists

September 3 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

This lecture based workshop will cover the possibilities for artists using Max. Max is a powerful platform that accommodates and connects a wide variety of tools for creative projects such as: sound, graphics, music and interactivity using a flexible patching and programming environment. Max allows users to write a simple, meaningful program within a few minutes, even with limited programming knowledge.   Dates: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 (6pm-9pm) Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member Limit: 10 Participants Instructor: Andy Rudolph…

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Impromptu – Chris Chuckry

September 6 - September 17
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement Impromptu departures represent a visual quest to find meaning in confusion. An unplanned exploration to discover something new, or perhaps, something unexpectedly familiar. Conceived as an antidote to increasingly boring academic study, these works draw on the practice of surrealist automatism,* as a departure point to a surprise destination. Not every journey is successful, and some are best forgotten. However, sometimes an image or an emotion can be pulled from the subconscious. In some ways, these images reflect…

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Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain – Lucille Kim

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

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Roots and Tendrils

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

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

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Complexities of Belonging – an Artist Talk by Anne J. Steves

September 6 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

The childhood crafts of Anne J. Steves, as an immigrant to Canada from Wales, continue to influence her practice. Embroidery, knitting, string games, storytelling and handwriting all share a repetitive quality that binds people to place. She is interested in the ways that re-learning and re-telling can reveal variation while providing a sense of stability in a constantly shifting world. While in residence at MAWA September 1-24, Steves will be working with the applied craft of lure-making as a means…

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First Fridays: Historical Ribbon Shirts by Iris Lauzon

September 6 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

Doors at 6pm Showing at 7pm – Historical Progression of Ribbon Shirts Mix and mingle until 9pm FREE and open to the public The Emcee for the evening will be David McLeod of NCI Radio DJ Aaron Peters Photography by Jacques St. Goddard Artist Statement The Historical Progression of Ribbon Shirts is a series of 10 historically accurate ribbon shirts worn by Indigenous men throughout history. It focuses on the changing styles, and how design has been affected by the…

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CraftED: A-Louring Objects with Anne Steves

September 7 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

MAWA artist in residence, Anne Steves invites the community to participate in an A-Luring Object workshop as part of her ongoing research into making/learning processes and how they can connect the community to the environment. In the A-Luring Object(s) project, Steves is working with the methods of making common to the production of fly-fishing lures on the BC coast in an attempt to ‘capture’ community collaboration. The artist will ask participants to follow a series of instructions that describe the…

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Take 2: Members’ Show 2019

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

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

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No This Without That

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

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No Change in the Weather – A Newfoundland Musical

September 11 - September 14
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7 Canada
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$49

No Change in the Weather takes some of the finest Newfoundland songs, and combines them with traditional sounds and instruments, memorable characters, and a conclusion that turns the province’s past on his head, all working together to create a once in a lifetime theatre experience. The show takes place in God’s Back Pocket, where family and friends have gathered together on a wet and foggy night for the wake of their beloved matriarch. It’s a time to revisit their past,…

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Omaagomaan: Solo performance by Waawaate Fobister

September 12 - September 15
Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3 Canada
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$15 – $20

Ozhichige Anishinaabe Dance Theatre launches with a new solo performance created by Theatre / Dance Artist Waawaate Fobister. This interdisciplinary production has been through four phases of development from it’s initial research, exploration to production spanning six-years. It has been supported, developed and showcased as work in development at Buddies in Bad Times (Toronto, ON); Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff. AB); Native Earth Performing Arts (Toronto, ON); Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers (Winnipeg, MB) Performed by Dora-award winning performer Waawaate Fobister…

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Ken Gregory Exhibition – I Remember Falling

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

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CraftED: Kaleidocycle Beading with Daria Tittenberger

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

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

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Encore Gala 2019

September 14
Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0W3 Canada
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SAVE THE DATE OUR GALA EVENT OF THE SEASON Join Us Date: September 14, 2019 Venue: Fairmont Winnipeg Single tickets – Tables of 8 Sponsorships available Entertainment And So Much More! jshewaga@rainbowstage.ca 204-989-5261 x103

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Sarasvàti Productions: FEMFEST 2019

September 14 - September 21

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

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Cultural Labour Force: Labour Market Information Study Results

September 16 at1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

The Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) is going across the country to present the newly minted Labour Market Information (LMI) study of the Canadian cultural workforce. This report takes stock of the current situation for all cultural workers, businesses and organizations which leads to recommendations to strengthen and further grow the sector. The LMI is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada. The research was conducted by the Conference Board of Canada. The study itself will be available freely to…

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Documenting Performance Art

September 17 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$30 – $40

As performance-based artists and queer women, Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan are passionate about documentation. The fine art canon neglects so many voices and practices; it is essential that we record our own. However, translating a live artwork into digital media can be fraught. What is the difference between documentation and a stand-alone work? What is appropriate to capture? How can the essence of something live be recorded? And what, in their experience, doesn’t work? A variety of examples from…

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The Art of Psyclone Studios – Evan Quiring

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

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Malcolm Island Bookbinding Retreat 2019

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

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

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Manitobans for the Arts AGM

September 25 at4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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

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Culture Days

September 27 - September 29

Culture Days Manitoba is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. The 10th annual Culture Days weekend is September 27, 28, and 29, 2019 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind-the-scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative people in their communities. For a full ist of…

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Be the Canvas

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

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

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Braid & Weave: MCML Weaving Workshop

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

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

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Culture Days at Forum Art Centre

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

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Nuit Blanche: Weaving Motions

September 28 at5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Immerse yourself in digital craft with Weaving Motions. This interactive installation will project a responsive digital weaving pattern in the gallery space creating unique colour and pattern shifts in response to individual movements. Visitors to the gallery will augment the weaving pattern in real-time through their physical presence and actions.

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Nuit Blanche

September 28 at6:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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

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October 2019

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba AGM Featuring Senator Patricia Bovey

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

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

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La Bayadère

October 2 - October 6

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

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Creative Manitoba AGM

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

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Things Fall Apart: A Conversation with Erika Dueck and Peter Tittenberger

October 4 at5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Things Fall Apart is a solo exhibition exploring the crafted miniature worlds of Erika Dueck. Curated by Peter Tittenberger. Exhibition runs September 6 – October 26, 2019 Dueck’s work initially gives the impression of a construction site more than a piece of contemporary craft. The viewer is first met with a crude foam core structure with visible wires, cords, tape, glue, and cardboard. When peering through openings in these chaotic façades, meticulously crafted miniature spaces are revealed. With precision and…

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CraftED: Building Tiny Worlds, Miniatures Workshop with Erika Dueck

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

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

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Creating the Space for Empathy, Risk, and Growth in Theatre Training

October 7 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Hope McIntyre, Shannon Vickers and moderator Krista Jackson for a sharing circle about how we can begin to create change in theatre school training. Hope and Shannon recently attended the Got Your Back Canada National Educators conference that identified issues in theatre training and will be sharing key ideas from this national discussion as well as possible new approaches. ALL members of the Manitoba theatre community and current theatre students are welcome to join us for this informal…

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Hand Made Animation Tricks Show and Tell

October 15 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

Maryniuk will present participants with an overview and explanation of every oddball animated technique from his films.  These will include: scratch, direct, light paint, paper cut out, stop motion, darkroom techniques and 70’s wedding photo tips. Dates:  Tuesday, October 15th, 2019, 6 – 9pm Fees:  $60 member / $80 non-member Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.) Limit: 10 Participants Instructor: Mike Maryniuk   For more information Please contact the Education Manager at  vped@videopool.org  

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