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March 2019

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

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

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

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Nalbinding Workshop

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

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

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Silver at Dalnavert

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

Join Inés Bonacossa for a look at the silver (and silver lookalikes) in Dalnavert's collections and discover the importance of this metal in the Victorian household. This talk will take place in our Visitors' Centre at 1:30 PM. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided! Member Prices: Individual $12 * 6-pack bundle $60 Non-member Prices: Individual $15 * 6-pack bundle: $78 Tickets available in house or email reserve@dalnavertmuseum.ca.

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Equalizer: Audio Production Workshops for Women & Non-binary People | How to mix your own music

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

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2019 Spring Basic Filmmaking Class

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

The Basic Filmmaking Workshop is a series of workshops held over a 2 month period during evenings and some weekends, and provides an intensive introduction to independent filmmaking. All steps and processes are covered from creative conception to the final cut – including the basics of screenwriting, directing, producing, camera operation, lighting, sound and editing. During the course, the participants will be exposed to the process of shooting and editing a short film and short video. In the class, students will get…

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This is Canada’s Game – Our Love of Hockey: a photography exhibition by Jodi Maxwell-Lee

March 12 - April 20
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

The sport of hockey has long been a meaningful part of Jodi Maxwell-Lee’s life. She practically grew up in a rink, watching her dad and brothers play. In recent years, you would find her cheering in the stands at her boys’ hockey games, most often with a camera in hand. When photographing hockey, she captures images that show the spirit of the sport, not just images of her own children. Her images show the community of volunteer coaches, families, and…

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Temporal Contours v05

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

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

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TPM presents: Dragonfly by Lara Rae

March 14 - March 24
Rachel Browne Theatre, 211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2 Canada
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$15 – $27

In this original and poetic new work, Lara Rae tells the raw and heartfelt story of her half century long (and counting) gender odyssey. Two actors, one male, one female, illuminate the inner life of a trans woman from her Scottish childhood in the 1960’s to the present day. Matching our inside to our outside is always hard. For trans people it’s often a matter of life and death. Stripping away the visual cues that both define and imprison transgender…

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MAWA Over the Top Art Auction

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

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

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Second Story Window – Noella Hanan

March 15 - March 26
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Opening Reception: March 15, 2019  7-10pm Additional Hours: March 16 to 26, 2019 Tuesday to Friday: 12-6pm; Saturday, 12-5pm Second Story Window is an expression of my story and the stories around me. The second story is where the great or grim realities of experience metaphorically reside. It is visible, however, making our way to the second story is often by invitation only – a place reserved. We see the light at night with curtains drawn or undrawn and may catch a…

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Beaded Moccasins Workshop

March 16 - April 6
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$175 – $190

Beaded Moccasins Workshop with Cynthia Boehm Learn to create your very own pair of beautiful hand crafted traditional moccasins in this fun and inspiring three-day workshop. This workshop includes all materials required to complete your own pair of personalized moccasins. You will learn custom pattern making, how to work with hides, two-needle beading, sewing, puckering, and shaping techniques. You will also learn where to shop for supplies for future projects and have access to floral beading patterns. Workshop runs: Three…

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Camera Aesthetics

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 17 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

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

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

March 17 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

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

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

March 21 - April 13
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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After making an impact with the multimedia hit BOOM, the inimitable Rick Miller is back with BOOM X. Playing more than 100 characters, Rick takes us from Woodstock in 1969 to 1995 when the Internet was starting to dominate our lives. Some famous BOOM characters make appearances. (Spoiler alert: Lennon gets shot, Reagan gets elected.) Showcasing cutting-edge projections and Rick’s virtuoso impressions of politicians, musicians and activists, BOOM X navigates the baby boom’s tangled legacy. Hold onto your seat as…

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GIG JAM: A Girls in Gaming Workshop

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

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

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Pysanka Workshop

March 23 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
forth, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1 Canada
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$10 – $15

Join us in practicing this spring tradition of the pysanka. This Ukrainian folk design uses the batik method of wax and dyes to create beautiful geometric forms, all on chicken eggs, which represent the end of winter and birth of the new year. "The Hutsul people of the Carpathian Mountains believe that the fate of the world depends on the pysanka. As long as the egg decorating custom continues, the world will exist. If this custom is abandoned, evil in…

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“The Evil and How Occasioned”: Caring for Migrants in a Victorian City

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

In the 19th century, middle-class Victorians were eager to be involved in charitable causes. They donated money and time into various philanthropic projects. When it came to helping the poor, middle-class Victorians were eager to provide a moral education to them. But what motivated Victorians to help? Did they have a hidden agenda? Dalnavert Museum's Intern Curator Rammy Saini explores these questions by looking at the establishment of the Strangers’ Home for Asiatics, a charitable lodging house for Indians in…

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‘Meant To Be’ CD launch & concert

March 24 at6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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$10

Join us for the Russell Lee Band launch of his new album Meant To Be on March 24, 2019 at the Park Theatre. Tickets: $10 and bonus CD if you purchase tickets in advance. To purchase, contact Barry at mediammfproducer@gmail.com and quote code RLBCD24. Door prize draws, merchandise, autograph session, meet & greet, and photo ops. Russell Lee Band (russelllee.ca) has over one million views on YouTube. Check out his latest video 'Picture', at youtube.com/watchv=ES5oIzN41Hk.

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2019 WFG Spring Break Teen Filmmaking Camp

March 25 - March 29
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$175

Attention teens, this is a great workshop for those interested in Filmmaking. Spring is coming and the Teen Basic Filmmaking Camp is the place to be for the young aspiring filmmakers of the future! No experience required! This one-week course will provide teens (ages 13-18) with a hands-on environment covering the various departments involved in a shoot, and will expose them to the basic components of film and video production. Covering the basics of camera, lighting, location sound recording and…

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Spring Break Craft Activity Days

March 27 - March 28
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Looking for something to do over Spring Break with the kids? Visit the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library's for its Spring Break Craft Activity Days! Celebrate the arrival of spring while learning basic craft techniques with two activities for kids ages 5-12. Wednesday, March 27th & Thursday, March 28th, 12:30 - 3:30pm C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland Ave. Two Days and two activities for kids 5-12yrs! - Finger Knit Creatures - Felt Flower Bouquet Drop In: No Registration Required…

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Pandamensional by Pink Panda

March 29 - April 9
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: March 29, 7-10pm Additional Hours: March 30 to April 9, Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 12-5pm Exhibition Statement Welcome to Pandamensional! This is my first solo exhibition and I wanted it to be about sharing the exploratory process and growth I went through as I created this world and brought this show to life. Drawing on inspiration from music, the energy of emotion and experience I reveal that inner world through my work which consists of bold flowing…

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Concept to Screen

March 30 - March 31
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$80 – $100

This workshop will be about independent video creation with hands on instruction including camera and editing setups. We will look at how to use DIY, low budget tools and adaptation to bring a project to life. Instructor: Amanda Kindzierski Dates: March 30 & March 31, 2019 (noon-3pm) Limit: 10 Participants Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member I am a Polish, Ukrainian, Ojibwa, Metis multi-media artist born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. A graduate of the Academy of Broadcasting and National…

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Spring B(r)eak: Crafts & Tours for Junior Birders

March 30 at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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pay what you can

Mark the end of your Spring Break with a totally tweetable craft and Victorian bird watching tour! Starting at 1pm, join our master bird crafter Michelle and make your own colourful paper bird. Then head into the Victorian house armed with binoculars and a guide to seek out the rarest (and not so rarest) of birds tucked away in the rooms and halls. Get some lowdown on the personalities of these birds and a little bit of history too. This…

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Love Your Self-ie

March 31 at12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aspire Pro Studios, (Unit BB) 3rd fl - 289 King St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1J8 Canada
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$45

This workshop it open to everyone and welcomes all bodies, genders, and ages. The world we live in is often driven by media and unrealistic norms of what is considered “beautiful”, and how we understand our self-worth is especially important. The “Love your Selfie” Workshop is about exploring self-love and self-acceptance in a safe and comfortable environment. This also includes making everyone feel comfortable talking about our bodies, our insecurities, and our stresses. Beyond Boundaries Academy is proud to host…

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April 2019

Film Grant Writing Workshop

April 1 - April 3
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$35 – $50

Are you interested in writing a grant but don’t know where to start? This is a grant writing course that will help you learn how to craft a grant. This grant is recommended to people that are interested in applying for a grant or are in the process of writing a grant. Day 1 – Basics of Grants Overview of the Grant process (What is a grant) Types of Grants and funding (Differences between funding streams) Preparing for a Grant…

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‘John’ at RMTC

April 4 - April 20
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Jenny and Elias are taking their crumbling relationship on a tour of Civil War sites, in the hope that a few days in a Gettysburg bed and breakfast will bring them together again. Their quirky hostess is a collector of countless fondly displayed objects, each representing some ghost or memory. The old dear’s treasures may soothe or haunt, depending on one’s state, and the player piano can take on an alarming life of its own at 2:00 in the morning.…

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Social Innovation Challenge

April 4 - April 5
CFRUC, 525 Wardlaw Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9 Canada
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The Winnipeg Social Innovation Challenge is a dynamic 13 hour (April 4 & 5, 2019) collaborative competition that is open to anyone looking to make a positive social impact through the arts. Here’s what it looks like: The event begins with participants preparing a 60-second elevator pitch with help from expert coaches. The pitches are given, and after a vote by all present, the top ten participants move on to the second day. Everyone is encouraged to attend the second…

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First Fridays SLAM: An evening of poetry and spoken word

April 5 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Free

Presented in partnership with the Winnipeg International Writers Festival First Fridays SLAM at Creative Manitoba FREE and open to the public Coffee will be served Hosted by spoken word poet and youth mentor, Steve Locke, join us for readings showcasing work from local youth, including past and present mentees of Creative Manitoba's mentorship programs. We'll be throwing down in the community classroom where you'll see these cutting-edge youth on the rise! Artists: Amelia Deitzer-Dicks Alison Wong Ailsa Ciku Gitonga Jay…

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Colby Richardson Performance – Presentation

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

Scott Leroux Fund recipient Colby Richardson has been in residence at Video Pool through the month of March. Colby has ambitiously dug up our legacy video equipment and turned Poolside Gallery into a creation lab to develop new work. Colby will be presenting his works-in-progress in The Output on Friday, April 5 at 8PM.

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Light and Camera: An in-depth study in cinematography with Tyler Funk

April 6 at12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$35 – $50

Join us for an in-depth study in Cinematography with award winning Cinematographer Tyler Funk. The 6 hour workshop will explore all the different ways that lighting and camera movement can change the feeling of a scene. The class will consist of both a lecture and hands on approach, which will allow workshop participants to learn about how lighting and camera shape a film as well as will be able to put their new ideas into practise in our Black Lodge…

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CraftED: Belt-Bag or Mini-Purse Workshop with Tesh Kosowan

April 7 - April 14
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$245

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. In this class you’ll learn to use a stitching hole punch and a stitching pony.  You’ll saddle stitch, rivet and burnish.  And you’ll go home with your own belt-bag or mini-purse…

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A Brief History of Time(keeping)

April 7 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

From early sundials to mechanized timepieces, Dalnavert Curator Alexandra Kroeger explores the history of clocks and the evolution of how we tell time. This talk will take place in our Visitors' Centre at 1:30 PM. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided! Member Prices: Individual $12 * 6-pack bundle $60 Non-member Prices: Individual $15 * 6-pack bundle: $78 Tickets available in house or email reserve@dalnavertmuseum.ca.

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Windsync

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

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

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Music Appreciation Course – Dvorak in America

April 8 - April 23
Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$75

Join Andrea Ratuski for a three-week course rich with stories about Dvorak's time in America and enjoy the great music he produced. Daytime class: April 8, 15, and 22nd, 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM Evening Class: April 9, 16, and 23rd, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Registration: $75

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

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

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

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Glimpses of Humanity with Lorena (Lori) Ferguson & Jorja Loewen

April 11 - April 23
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

*Opening Reception: April 11, 7-10 pm   Additional Hours: April 12 to April 23: Tuesday to Friday 12-5; Saturdays 12-6 What does it mean to be human? And how does humanity as a whole impact the earth, its other inhabitants and the environment? One thing is clear, human hands can change everything. The question remains, will our final impact on the planet be for better or worse? Glimpses of Humanity is a photography and mixed media art exhibit that explores…

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Movement Workshop: Being Butoh Body

April 13 at9:00 am - April 14 at5:00 pm
WHEAT Institute, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$395.00

Join WHEAT Institute and Tanja Woloshen in a 2-day movement workshop. Being Butoh Body will provide students with a variety of experiential dynamics, intended to develop movement potential, and body-mind consciousness. Being Butoh Body will largely draw from contemporary Japanese dance techniques that utilize core-work, stamina, mindfulness, ecology, and internal imagery. Being Butoh Body will provide students with an innovative, challenging, and inspiring dance experiences. This is a studio class, and will be in a warm-up, exercise, and sweat format.…

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Family Night Out: Made To Sparkle

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

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

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Spring Serenade

April 14
Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$20

Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music, in support of the Music Equals Program - a program dedicated to providing music education to student who wouldn't otherwise have access to it. Featuring performances by MCMA staff and Music Equals students.

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Pysanka workshop

April 14 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
forth, 171 McDermot
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1 Canada
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$10 – $15

Join us in practicing this spring tradition of the pysanka. This Ukrainian folk design uses the batik method of wax and dyes to create beautiful geometric forms, all on chicken eggs, which represent the end of winter and birth of the new year. "The Hutsul people of the Carpathian Mountains believe that the fate of the world depends on the pysanka. As long as the egg decorating custom continues, the world will exist. If this custom is abandoned, evil in…

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Editing with Abode Premiere Pro Workshop

April 15 - April 17
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$70 – $90

Adobe Premiere is becoming the industry standard and this class will teach you all you need to know about the great editing program! “Turn raw footage into flawless productions with Premiere Pro CC, the industry-leading video editing software. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, you can edit, adjust color, refine audio, and more — all in one seamless, integrated workflow.”   – adobe.com This is a two part series on organizing and editing projects in Adobe Premiere. Steps…

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Creative Producing 1 (From Script to Screen and Beyond) – with Greg Klymkiw

April 15 at7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$10

This will be the first of a series of Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) workshops in the field of Creative Producing offered by WFG Executive Director Greg Klymkiw. Klymkiw is a producer, screenwriter, film critic and teacher. His credits include producing Guy Maddin’s Tales from the Gimli Hospital, Archangel and Careful, Bruno Lazaro Pacheco’s City of Dark, Alan Zweig’s Vinyl and many others. Based on workshops designed and delivered by Klymkiw as the Senior Creative Consultant and Producer-in-Residence at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre in Toronto – these…

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Screening of Angelique’s Isle to celebrate #CanFilmDay

April 17 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

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

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GFF x WAG present The Grizzlies

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

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

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Creatives Connect

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

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

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Earth Day at Manitoba Children’s Museum

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

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Documentary Film II: Intermediate Documentary Class

April 22 - April 24
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$70 – $90

Documentary Filmmaking II: A follow up to the two day Introduction to Documentary, Doc Film II will dive further into the various branches of documentary and the bigger obstacles you may encounter as your next project is likely more ambitious than your first. Further we’ll discuss verbal pitching, networking, meetings and budgeting. And finally, everyone’s favourite part, the paperwork. Are you a filmmaker making the move to your first documentary and need guidance? Have you already completed a documentary and want…

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Ludum Dare 44 Game Jam!

April 26 - April 28
Red River College ACE Project Space, 500-321 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0B9 Canada
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Free

New Media Manitoba & Interactive Indie present Ludum Dare 44 Game Jam! Join us for Ludum Dare 44 and collaborate with devs, designers, musicians, and others to challenge yourself to create new and exciting games, interactive experiences and everything in between! These weekends are a great starting point for people looking to get into game development and an incredible chance to collaborate. No matter your experience, if you love games, can self direct your work, and have a positive attitude…

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TreeMendous

April 26 - May 9
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening reception: Friday, April 26, 7-10pm Additional hours: April 27 to May 9 Tuesday to Friday*, 12-6pm; Saturdays 12-5pm *Open First Friday, May 3, from 12-10pm TreeMendous was conceptualized when John decided that a shaming insult wasn’t going to hold him back from creating what he was passionate about. The fire to create trees came from a visionary dream from his early twenties, and the drive come from a desire to have an impact on the world around him. TreeMendous…

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Unity – Virtual Space

April 27 - April 28
Video Pool Studio, 300–100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$90 – $110

An introduction to creating art installations in virtual reality and Unity 3D. Learn the building blocks to prototyping a simple art installation in virtual reality. The course will include an introduction to the Unity 3D user interface, 3D primitives for prototyping, and basic virtual object interactions like grabbing and throwing. By learning these building blocks, learners can start exploring virtual reality in their art practice. Instructor: Lesley Klassen Dates: Saturday, April 27 & 28, 2019 (noon-4pm) Fees: $90 VP +…

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Screenwriting: Writing a Screen Story Based on Another Source

April 27 at10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Winnipeg, Lockhart Hall, 515 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Saturday, April 27, 2019 10:00am - 3:00pm Room 1L07 (1st Floor, Lockhart Hall) University of Winnipeg This is the second of a set of two workshops by Melva McLean. Do you own a piece of intellectual property you feel would make a good film? In this seminar, you will look at finding the intellectual and emotional heart of a story, its point of view, and visual action line to start outlining a script in three-act film structure. We’ll also discuss…

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Smocking Workshop

April 27 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$75 – $80

Smocking Workshop with Claire Sparling Create your own handmade elastic with smocking! Smocking is an embroidery technique that gathers fabric so that it can stretch and was used widely before elastic was available. This workshop will provide an introduction to various smocking techniques. Registration deadline: Friday, April 19th, 2019 Registration: $50 (MCML member); $55 (non-member) Kit Fee: $25 Claire Sparling is a local textile artist specializing in historical pattern drafting and clothing. Having started to learn to work with fibres…

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Craft Sale in Honour of Prarie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Bijii’s 6th Birthday

April 28 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Notre Dame Recreation Centre, 271 Avenue de la Cathedrale
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0J1 Canada
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We're celebrating Bijii's 6th hatch day party with PWRC volunteers and ambassadors and you're invited. We'll have 20 different vendors, 50/50, silent art auction, hot dog sale, merchandise sales, kid's colouring table, and celebrate with a piece of birthday cake. Entrance: Minimum $2 donation or item from our wish list Lunch: $5 for a hotdog, drink and chips 50/50 – announced at 3:00pm Silent Art Auction – announced at 3:00pm Birthday cake with the Birthday Bird – Bijii served at…

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Working Girl: The Victorian Edition

April 28 at1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$12 – $15

Join Arlene Young for a look at the jobs women held in the Victorian Era, with a particular focus on nursing and typing. This talk will take place in our Visitors' Centre at 1:30 PM. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided! Member Prices: Individual $12 * 6-pack bundle $60 Non-member Prices: Individual $15 * 6-pack bundle: $78 Tickets available in house or email reserve@dalnavertmuseum.ca.

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Fiesta Cubana with Papa Mambo

April 28 at7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Led by Chilean-born guitarist and percussionist Rodrigo Muñoz, Papa Mambo celebrates their thirtieth anniversary by conjuring images of tropical beaches, Miami nightclubs and Cuban street parties for the WJO’s high-energy season finale. Featuring Muñoz’s Papa Mambo embedded in the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, get your dancin’ shoes and join us for Fiesta Cubana!

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May 2019

Red – Tayler Buss

May 2 - May 11
Flux Gallery, 2 - 290 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening: May 2, 7-10pm Exhibition run: May 2-11, 2019 Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12-5pm A solo exhibition of work by Tayler Buss. Join us for the opening reception of "Red" on Thursday, May 2 from 7-10pm. "Red" is an exploration of cultural identity and personal relationships through the use of household objects. The contrast between Western and Chinese objects serves as a metaphor for memories and relationships. The colour red is a connective element throughout the piece while upholding its traditional…

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The Mothership – Artist Mothers at MAWA Exhibition

May 3 - May 24
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Free

Back to the mothership! A mother’s body is the universe of the unborn, an inner space they float in like astronauts. The mothership can be big, enveloping, alien, watery, and homey. It’s the time and energy we devote to mothering, and the households we run, steer, and keep afloat. It’s the UFO of unidentified (unpaid, underpaid, uncounted) labour. It’s the earth we call our mother and our home. It’s a title—like a knighthood or a lordship—that we bear with pride,…

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First Fridays: Pink is Everywhere with Barb Hunt

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

This talk is an exploration of the unique magic of the colour pink from a plethora of perspectives: scientific, artistic, cultural, psychological, historical and more. The meaning of pink keeps changing. How did it move from a colour that was acceptable for men (thought to be too “strong” for a woman) to a colour that so loudly communicates the “feminine”? See how artists have employed this hue to carry a subversive message.

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CraftED: Intro to Off-Loom Beading with Daria Tittenberger

May 4 - May 25
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$115

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. Over the course of three weeks you will learn a variety of off-loom bead weaving techniques such as the even and odd count peyote stitch, the circular peyote stitch, how to…

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Seven Visions: Reconciliation Through Theatre

May 4 - May 9

Sarasvàti Productions is proud to present a public project launch of Seven Visions - Reconciliation Through Theatre! We invite you to join us for an artistic presentation and conversation. Saturday, May 4 at 2pm Tuesday, May 7 at 1pm Wednesday, May 8 at 10am Thursday, May 9 at 7pm Featuring: A staged reading of the play OUR HOME and native land by Jo MacDonald and directed by Heidi Malazdrewich An installation artwork by Jaime Black Community discussion Refreshment Admission to…

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Red Earth – One Trunk Theatre

May 8 - May 18
Praire Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300 – 393 Portage Avenue 3rd Floor
Winnipeg, Canada
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$20 – $30

A One Trunk Theatre production presented by Theatre Projects Manitoba in partnership with Prairie Theatre Exchange. May 8-18, 2019 Venue: Prairie Theatre Exchange As earth self-destructs, we witness the final effort of the human species’ survival: three astronauts sent to start over on Mars. Each has their own reason for accepting the mission, none are prepared for the consequences that await them on the red planet. A graphic novel on stage – this is a story of legacy, discovery and…

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Camera School: An Intensive Crash Course in Cinematography

May 9 - June 6
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$140 – $180

Are you interested in Cinematography? Do you have a strong fascination with shooting film & video but don’t know where to start? Well this is your chance to learn how to use every single camera that the Winnipeg Film Group has to offer in a month long crash course on Cinematography and film/video shooting! Once the class concludes, each student will be given one free weekend rental of a camera of their choice. This is free rental has a value…

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Together in Leather: MCC Craft Social

May 9 at7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9 Canada
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$25

Think Leather/Pleather meets craft, meets dance party! Tickets https://c2centreforcraft.ca/2019/02/27/together-in-leather-mcc-craft-social/ A night to celebrate the vitality of craft in Manitoba, highlight MCC supporters, and celebrate the artistic talent and passion within our community and organization. You will experience: Live Craft A Dance Party with DJ Food and Drinks Cake and Pie Bar Original Craft Auction MCC Merchandise And more yet to be announced! All in support of the Manitoba Craft Council!

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Art Holm no.4

May 9 at7:30 pm - May 11 at7:30 pm
Praire Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300 – 393 Portage Avenue 3rd Floor
Winnipeg, Canada
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$15

We are very excited to announce the arrival of Art Holm no.4! Art Holm is a Winnipeg based performance series that showcases professional performance based artists. Curators Alexandra Elliott and Hilary Anne Crist will be presenting Art Holm no.4 with original work by three locally active artists. Alexa Potashnik (MC Woke), Freya Björg Olafson and Davis Plett combine the use of sound, text, and the human body, and use digital means as a generative tool. They are committed to pushing…

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Colour Distinctive: Art, Soul and Spirit • Genevie Henderson & Angela Lillico

May 11 - June 1
Portage & District Arts Centre, 11 2 St NE
Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1R8 Canada
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Free

Exhibition dates: April 23 to June 1, 2019 Exhibition opening and artists’ talk: Sunday, May 5, at 2:00 p.m. Gallery open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Understanding an artist’s purpose and meaning is an elusive concept that is not easily articulated, even by artists. The artist’s journey is frequently fraught with doubts and questions related to “Why make art?” The value of art is often defined monetarily. Henderson and Lillico suggest that an artist’s life reaches beyond…

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‘The Cottage’ at RMTC

May 13 - June 5
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Randall is a free-thinking, commitment-averse dreamer who might be cheating on her banker boyfriend with the local handyman. Middle-aged Bennet longs for his teenage years, and it shows. Matty won a bit of money, quit his job and has been riding the freedom highway ever since. One thing these siblings have in common is their love for the family cottage. Their ailing mother has given them the weekend to decide what to do with the cottage after she’s gone, and…

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Springtime on Albert Street

May 15 - June 8
Fleet Galleries Ltd, 65 Albert Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G3 Canada
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Springtime on Albert Street by Manny Schulz and Doug Crook Opening Reception: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6 - 9 PM Runs May 15 - June 8, 2019 Fleet Galleries | 65 Albert Street, Winnipeg Regular Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 - 4:30 Saturday 10:30 - 2:30 Artists will donate 10% of net sales proceeds to Artbeat Studio (a non-profit registered charity committed to decreasing stigma and discrimination that coincides with mental illness and poverty through positive action, mental health…

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Blue by Becca Heide

May 23 - June 4
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Artist Statement Blue – Blue for a long time now has been a primary theme in my life. Blue makes up the majority of my wardrobe, its my favourite colour to paint with, and most of all I’ve been feeling blue. In this exhibition I have used my paintings as a conduit for my feelings, shades and styles changing at a moment’s notice like a rolling wave. Some pieces are dark and brooding, others are light and carefree while some…

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CatVideoFest

May 23 - June 2
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$6 – $10

CatVideoFest is a compilation of the latest and greatest cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations, and shelters to best serve cats in the area. A percentage of the box office will be donated to Darcy’s ARC – Animal Rescue Centre.…

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Plug In ICA: A performance by Ming Hon as part of our Respondent Series

May 23 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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As part of our Respondent Series, Plug In ICA presents Work by Ming Hon, a collaborative performance that utilizes Karen Asher's solo exhibition Class currently on view. Work is a study on the physicality of the body in labour and its usage in production. Hon questions the worth of a body and its efforts through a performance that works towards varying and contradicting spectrums of exertion, finesse, sensuality, vulgarity, repetition, and spectacle.

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A Portrait With Your Pet

May 25 at9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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Grafitti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave. (please enter through side door) Join us for aceartinc.’s fundraiser “A Portrait With Your Pet” happening on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Grafitti Gallery! Chronicle you and your fur babies with an exciting lineup of photographers in fun sets designed by local artists. Set #1: by Kelly Campbell & Megumi Kinata Photography 9am – 1pm by Mahlet Cuff Photography 1pm – 5pm by Christine St. Martin About the set: Cruise down Portage Avenue in a cardboard mint-coloured…

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Doors Open at C2 Centre for Craft

May 25 at10:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

On Exhibit: Shirley Richardson Craft Gallery – Tracing Paths: the work of Paul Robles and Lin Xu Heritage Gallery – Women of the Crafts Guild of Manitoba Doors Open Activities: “Behind-the-Scenes” Tours of the Museum storage facility Hands-On activities for all ages Craft Demonstrations: Patty Sauder, Weaving: 10:30 – 1:00 Patty Sauder has been a weaver for over 30 years, is a member and Past Present of the Manitoba Weavers and Fibre Artists, and currently teaches beginner weaving. Patty will…

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PD Day: Evolving Your Craft Practice

May 25 at11:00 am - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Manitoba Craft Council PD Day Evolving Your Craft Practice: Submissions, Writing and Funding Learn how to enhance your applications and submissions in this PD Day workshop for Manitoba Craft Council Members. Not an MCC member yet? Join at c2centreforcraft.ca/about-mcc/mcc-membership/ Barb Hunt will be offering a workshop on developing and refining important documents for your creative practice including: -Artist CV -Artist Statement -Artist Proposal Manitoba Arts Council will be presenting their funding opportunities for artist working in craft medium. This is…

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Theatre by the River: Wine & Words

May 25 at8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Artspace, 100 Arthur St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H7 Canada
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$32 – $62

Wine & Words is Theatre by the River’s major annual fundraiser and your support brings exciting projects to life! Click here for tickets and more information.

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True Colour

May 25 at8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
$30

Please join us for True Colour, Art City's annual fundraiser! True Colour is a party in support of our art programs, offered free of charge to people of all ages and abilities throughout Winnipeg. Featuring performances by Marisolle Negash The Lytics Dance party with DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicut Dj Mama Cutsworth and Dj J Jackson with special guests & Photobooth photographers Luckygirl Photography Please email us at info@artcityinc.com  for more info. Click are available through Event Brite:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/art-city-annual-fundraising-party-true-colour-tickets-60580020472 All…

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Together Beyond Sound: Training hearing artists on how to teach & direct Deaf artists

May 26 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Deaf Centre Manitoba, 285 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2E1 Canada
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Free

Workshop Facilitators Shannon Guile (Hot Thespian Action &100 Decibels: A Deaf Mime Troupe), Joanna Hawkins and Jordan Sangalang (100 Decibels: A Deaf Mime Troupe) will share their personal experience, discoveries and methods of creating a successful, internationally recognized performance company initiated (directed) by a hearing artist with all Deaf performers. Workshop will include information on: • Working with Deaf artists within the Deaf culture • Tips and methods of training, rehearsal and creation practices • Working with interpreters • Accessibility…

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Girls In Gaming: Circuit Playground Express Workshop

May 27 at9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Balmoral Hall School, 630 Westminster Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3S1 Canada
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Free

This workshop is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of micro controller programming, allowing them to see how these devices can be used for all sorts of creative pursuits from building robots and games, to making interactive props and costumes. We will be working with the Adafruit Industries Circuit Playground Express (CPX), exploring it’s many features and learning how to respond to sensors, and produce light and sound using the platforms python programming language, all in the context of…

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Textile Nation: A Talk with Barb Hunt

May 28 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Learn about the landscape of textile art in Canada at the upcoming talk, Textile Nation, with Barb Hunt. Hunt will lead us on a journey across the nation, exploring contemporary textile art from the Canadian provinces and territories. This travelogue style talk will showcase the diverse and ever-changing creative work produced by Canadian textile artists and the ideas that inspire their art practices from coast to coast. Presented by the Manitoba Craft Council and Textile and Fibre Artists of Manitoba.…

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Solid Ground – Indigenous Canadian Shorts

May 30
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Collaboration with ImagineNative, Winnipeg Film Group/Cinematheque and Urban Shaman Gallery Introduced by Amanda Kindzierski Our relationship to land – in all its incarnations – comes into focus in this programme of shorts by Indigenous filmmakers from Canada. From fear to strength and displacement to pride, these artists take us on a journey that requires a firm footing and a strong stance. Curated by imagineNATIVE it features works from emerging to more senior Indigenous artists. Generously supported by Urban Shaman Gallery.…

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Artist Talk by Kenneth Lavallee: Stages Speaker Series

May 30 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio 393, 393 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to present this awaited artist talk by Winnipeg-based artist Kenneth Lavallee, who will be speaking as part of the STAGES Speaker Series in anticipation of his temporary public artwork for the STAGES biennial in 2019. Lavallee’s refined aesthetic and cultural influence can be seen through out the cityscape of Winnipeg. His bold colours and sharp graphic patterns permeate the city with an intent to make visible metis and indigenous visual languages from…

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June 2019

Kevin McDonald Presents: Make a Sketch Comedy Show!

June 1 - June 5
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$220 – $250

Sketch Comedy Show at the Cinematheque Date TBD Kids in the Hall legend, Kevin McDonald, is back at the WFG teaching a 6 week Sketch Comedy School in May and June! If you are interested in the world of Sketch Comedy this is the class for you! The class will conclude with a sketch comedy showcase at the WFG Cinematheque in June on a date TBD. The class will allow the workshop students to hone their sketch comedy craft and then…

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Workshop: Shoot Some 16mm Film

June 1 - June 5
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$100 – $120

Learn the inner workings of shooting and processing 16mm film. In this 3 part class, you will : Learn how to load the WFG 16mm cameras Learn how to properly set aperture with a light meter Learn the different functions of the cameras and how to use them properly Shoot your own 3 minute film on B&W or Colour film Hand process your B&W film Edit your film

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CraftED: DIGITAL CRAFT: 3D Printing for Mass Customization with Jason Hare

June 1 - June 8
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$90

Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2 Centre for Craft. This class is intended to give beginners and intermediate users a working knowledge of 3D modelling techniques, enabling them to use design software in their own work.  Students will produce a…

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Number 12 – presented by Number 12 Theatre Company

June 4 - June 16
Colin Jackson Theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Portage Place-Unit Y300-393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3H6
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$15 – $20

NUMBER 12 A world premiere of a new play. Written and acted by Nancy Drake Directed by Rhea Nelken Produced by Linda Olson “Number 12” is a narrative play that tells the story of a miner, his wife and family in New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Margaret Campbell shares the trials, tribulations and exultation of life in a mining town. Tickets General - $20.00 Students - $15.00 Tickets available at number-12.eventbrite.com or at the door. Dates June 4-7 at…

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Indigenous Film Summit

June 4 - June 5
THÉÂTRE CERCLE MOLIÈRE, 340 Provencher Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G7 Canada
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$75 – $200

Registration is now open for Winnipeg’s second annual Indigenous Film Summit, a first-of-its-kind event in Manitoba aimed at emerging and professional Indigenous directors, writers and producers. The goal is to provide attendees with an understanding of funding opportunities, documentary production, feature film development, crowdfunding education and networking opportunities with top industry professionals. Created and organized by members of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Filmmakers Association, the event will feature keynote speaker Tantoo Cardinal and sessions from guests including Jesse Wente, Darlene Naponse (NSI…

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Plug In ICA | Curator Talk by Nasrin Himada

June 6 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

As a way to introduce Nasrin Himada, Plug In ICA’s new Assistant Curator, to the Winnipeg community, they will give a curatorial talk that will discuss their research process in developing select exhibitions, publications, and public programs. Himada’s curatorial vision is invested in the exploration of contemporary art practices that condition the transformation of place and how we come to be together. Curation is always a collaborative experience, and initiating spaces of collaboration is a political act, an act that…

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Temporal Contours v06

June 6 at8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
$10 – $12

Tim Olive (Japan) Brendon Ehinger Artist: TBA Doors 8:30 / Sound 9PM The Output 218-200 Arthur St Elevator-accessible from the King St doors Temporal Contours, hosted by Video Pool Media Arts Centre, is a series of live audio performances by artists working in a variety of thoughtful approaches to sonic presentation. We aim to provide room for experimentation that re-considers or blurs the boundaries of what music is, strives for unique sound, values the exploration of chance, embraces the possibility…

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Nexus of Realities

June 7 - June 18
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Artist Statement When we close our eyes we glimpse visions of what may have been, what is, maybe even what is to come. We dream, we see alien worlds and strange creatures even if we don’t remember them in the morning. Inside our own minds are our realities, but there are other realities all around us in the minds of every single person and art is a nexus that can tie these realities together. My art has evolved in the…

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First Fridays at MCC: 3D Printing Demo with Jason Hare

June 7 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Visit C2 Centre for Craft during First Fridays. Jason Hare will be printing digital files on the 3D printer and will available to explain the process and answer any questions people may have.

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Bella Ciao!

June 12 - June 16
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$6 – $10

Written by Michael Springate (former Artistic Director of Winnipeg‘s Prairie Theatre) Bella Ciao! takes place on Vancouver’s most cosmopolitan street - Commercial Drive. Carolyn Combs’ compassionate drama about home and displacement, unfolds over the course of a day. Constanza (Carmen Aguirre), a Chilean refugee and activist’s relationship with her daughter is tested by serious health concerns they’d rather not confront.

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A City By Design

June 12 at7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0C3 Canada
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Free

FRONTlines presents A City By Design, a discussion on what impacts design can have on the cities in which we live.   Panellists Carol Belanger - City Architect of Edmonton John Kiernan - Director of Planning, Property, & Development - University of Manitoba Orly Linovski - Assistant Professor, Department of City Planning - University of Manitoba   June 12, 2019, at the Gas Station Theatre, 445 River Ave. Doors open at 7 pm and presentations begin at 7:30 pm. Free…

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Stages Speakers Series: Andrea Roberts

June 12 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
X-Cues, 551 Sargent Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1W4
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It is Plug In ICAs honour to present a talk by multidisciplinary artist and musician Andrea Roberts, who will be speaking as part of the STAGES Speaker Series in anticipation of their temporary public artwork for the STAGES biennial in August 2019. Roberts is a respected Winnipeg-based artist whose work is detailed in its execution and research. Their work blends abstraction with a narrative underlay linking material to subjects that amplify processes of labour. Roberts' situates their concerns within everyday…

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Songs in the Key of Cree: Lynx Lamour Goes to Nashville

June 13 at8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tom Hendry Warehouse, 140 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$25

Lynx Lamour Goes to Nashville is a new country and western musical written and composed by acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway. The show is about Lynx Lamour, a young Cree woman from sub-Arctic Manitoba, who goes out into the world to sing her heart out. Against all odds, she achieves her dreams. The world falls in love and will never be the same. This project is being developed over the course of three years (2018-2020) through a series of theatre residencies, First Nations community engagements, and artistic and…

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sākihiwē festival

June 14 - June 16

The sākihiwē festival was launched in 2009 as Aboriginal Music Week to develop Indigenous youth as an audience for live music. The festival presents between 20 and 30 First Nation, Metis, Inuit, Native American, and Indigenous music acts each year. It is held in Treaty One Territory and is produced by Aboriginal Music Manitoba (AMM). The festival will run June 14-16 in Winnipeg and 21 Indigenous acts will perform at one or more of the festival’s five locations. Festival Highlights…

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Plug In ICA | Artist Talk by Karen Asher

June 14 at7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In ICA is proud to present an artist talk by Karen Asher in conjunction with her solo exhibition Class. Asher’s body of work engages the figure in location, the body in movement, the mundane in tension with the surreal, captured in moments of joy, melancholy and resilience. Her images offer a set of circumstances that enliven the vulnerability felt in the every day. For Class, the poignancy of life is imaged and imagined through her subjects on screen and…

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That Show with Those Guys: Celebrating Ten Years

June 15 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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$15 – $30

THAT SHOW with THOSE GUYS is an annual acappella concert featuring Winnipeg-based vocal group, THOSE GUYS. This June, THOSE GUYS are celebrating 10 years! Join us for an extra special THAT SHOW with THOSE GUYS at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (John Hirsch Mainstage) on June 15th, as we pull out all the stops for this momentous occasion. From 90s pop jams and today's top 40 hits to Motown and doo-wop, we've got something for everyone. Come party with us…

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Performance by Satan’s Chewtoys

June 15 at8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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$10

Satan’s Chewtoys music is the celebration of the chemistry between some very unique individuals with some very unique musical talents. Their performances occur only once in a particular space for a specific audience and that piece of music is never performed again. Come see them create magic as Dr Jeanne Randolph takes you on a journey through the folds of time and space riding on the music performed by Cliff Eyland on Bass, Armaghan Afghan on percussions, Hassaan Ashraf on…

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