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September 2019

Bonheur de Vivre | Artful Hours

September 29, 2019 - October 30, 2019
Wayne Arthur Gallery, 186 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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About the Show Although colour has been closely tied to emotion, what interests me primarily is to play with the tension of line and colour to express an abstract idea. This show is my thoughts on happiness, le bonheur de vie, expressed as my artful hours. For inspiration, I ruminate on experiences lived, reflections on a life already mostly unrolled. Although this show features my own journey replete with vicissitudes, rapture, and hopefully fully some insight, it is mostly the…

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October 2019

Beginning Strings

October 1, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$240

Beginning Strings is for students ages 5 – 7 who want to learn to play the violin. The program begins with group classes to build strong technical foundations that will help the students progress faster when they begin private lessons. The class will also teach active listening and coordination skills as well as kinesthetic awareness. Students will receive recommendations to members of the MCMA violin faculty for private instruction upon completion of the group classes. Ages: 5-7 Tuesdays: 5:45 –…

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Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba AGM Featuring Senator Patricia Bovey

October 1, 2019 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, 2019 - October 6, 2019

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

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Bang Bang

October 3, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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When a black female police officer shoots an unarmed young black man, a white playwright uses this event as inspiration for his hit play soon to be adapted into a movie. But will he stay true to the facts? As Hollywood comes knocking, he decides to make a surprise visit to the officer to avoid media backlash. Filled with tension and suspense, Kat Sandler’s thought-provoking take on race and culture will have you questioning the meaning behind the phrase “based…

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Viewpoints: A Unique PhotoFabric Journey

October 4, 2019 - October 29, 2019
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Artist Statement: Cathie Ugrin “I make Fabric Art because it’s what I love to do. To create something unique and reflective of how I feel. To explore sensations of interpretation and observation through the medium of textile and thread. To expand the expected. To follow an idea along an intuitive, spontaneous and progressive path. To play with flow and movement. To use the building blocks of abstraction, texture, colour, line and space to tell a story. To unlock the secret…

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Creative Manitoba AGM

October 4, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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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Shakin’ All Over – the Manitoba Music Experience

October 15, 2019 - November 5, 2019
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$80

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

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Hand Made Animation Tricks Show and Tell

October 15, 2019 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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Noon Hour Vocal Point

October 16, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$160

Develop your vocal technique in a comfortable environment to increase your tone, range and pitch and apply those skills to the songs you love. This class includes group instruction and one-on-one coaching sessions with a supportive and highly skilled instructor. You will be encouraged to learn more about your voice and explore any style of music you choose! Ages: 16+ Wednesdays: 12:15 – 1pm Cost: $160 Instructor: Martin Wilson Class Length: 8 Weeks Starts: October 16, 2019

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Vocal Expressions

October 16, 2019 at6:30 pm - November 1, 2019 at7:30 pm
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$160

An MCMA favorite – this class makes the dream of how to sing well a reality for anyone. Our highly qualified instructor will work with this group to teach the basics of vocal production, diction, and breathing in a variety of musical styles. Take your singing to the next level with a mix of group and individual singing in a laid back atmosphere. Everyone can sing – help us show you how! Ages: 16+ Wednesdays: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm…

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Beginning the Ukulele

October 20, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, 515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3E9 Canada
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$160

If ever there was an instrument quickly gaining popularity with modern audiences beyond the Folk music crowd–it’s hands-down the ukulele! The Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts is excited to introduce Beginner Ukulele in our group programs roster, added by enormous popular demand! This hip and transportable instrument is perfect for anyone wanting to learn something new. Learning to play the ukulele is a great introduction into musical proficiency and literacy for first-timers. Taught by experienced ukulele instructor, Phil Natividad,…

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VC2 Cello Duo

October 20, 2019 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

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

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The Art of Reconciliation Fundraiser

October 23, 2019 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crossways in Common, 222 Furby Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 2A7 Canada
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$50

Please join us for The Art of Reconciliation, an evening with award-winning multi-media artist KC Adams. A fundraising evening and dinner featuring a special 1491 menu, cash wine bar and award-winning, multi-media We are excited to present this unique event that ties into our current work, but also allows folks to gather for an inspiring talk over wonderful food. About KC Adams KC Adams is a Winnipeg-based artist who graduated from Concordia University with a B.F.A in studio arts. Adams…

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Puzzle Night

October 23, 2019 at6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Little Brown Jug, 336 William Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0H7 Canada
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$35.00

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

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Manitoba Showcase

October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019
New Iceland Heritage Museum, 108 – 94 1st Avenue
Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1 Canada
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Every year, the Manitoba Arts Network invites some of the best Canadian talent to showcase their work for arts organizations across the province at Showcase. Attendees have the opportunity to experience 15 incredible performances, attend professional development workshops, enjoy visual art exhibits, and engage in networking time over three fulfilling days. The showcases of talented artists from across the country gives delegates the chance to preview and meet performers they may want to bring to their community during the upcoming…

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CNAL Conference 2019 – Creative Convergence Winnipeg

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

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2019 MAAE MTS PD DAY: Materials, Metaphors and Meaning

October 24, 2019 at7:00 pm
St. Norbert Arts Centre, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1B9 Canada
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$10

Cash bar. Appetizers will be served.   Launch of Resilience: 50 Indigenous Art Cards & Teaching Guide  The Manitoba Association for Art Education (MAAE) and Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) are pleased to launch the publication of Resilience: 50 Indigenous Art Cards & Teaching Guide, featuring the artwork of 50 Indigenous women artists. With introduction from Shawna Dempsey, Lita Fontaine, Albert McLeod, and Yvette Cenerini. Samples will be available for viewing! MAWA is giving one free copy of Resilience:…

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i live in here – k. steele

October 25, 2019 - November 9, 2019
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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The artist k. steele has been living inside Flux gallery for an unknown period of time. No one has been able to make him leave. No one knows what he eats. No one knows how old he is or what he smells like. He goes into hiding whenever an exhibition is open in the gallery, but due to a cancellation Flux will be vacant from October 25th until November 10th and he will be exhibiting a series of drawings he…

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Forum Art’s Fabulous, Funtastic 55th Anniversary Fundraiser

October 25, 2019 at5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Formerly Loved Finds – Art for Sale! 5 hours only. Everything from $5 to $55!

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Friends of the Public Library Annual Book Sale

October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Grant Park High School gym, 450 Nathaniel Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

The Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library are holding their annual book sale at the Grant Park High School Gym, Grant and Nathaniel, on Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, October 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Great used books in over 55 categories from vintage to collectible to current. Also, DVDs, CDs, LPs, Art Prints and Posters on sale. Fabulous bargains! Proceeds from the book sale support special projects of the Winnipeg Public…

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

October 26, 2019 at10:00 pm - October 27, 2019 at3:00 am
$25

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

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents For Swing Sake

October 27, 2019 at2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Award-winning band leader Sherri Maricle takes over the drum chair for the WJO's season opening concert. With her big band, the DIVA Jazz Orchestra and numerous small groups, Maricle's dynamic drumming burns with intensity, surprises with nuance, and propels soloist and ensemble alike to dizzying heights. With that fire driving the band, our season opener will be a toe-tapping, swinging start to the WJO's 2020 season. Date: October 27, 2019 Times: 2pm & 7:30 pm

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November 2019

The Color Purple

November 1, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Experience the joy of humanity in this musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s enduring tale of the American South. Told she was worthless, Celie discovers her strength and rises above indignity with grace. With quiet resolve, this unlikely heroine lifts up others – even those who tried to take everything from her. Journey with Celie as she forges improbable friendships, dares to love and inspires those around her with humility and compassion. Soaring on the notes of a soul-raising Grammy-winning score…

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Exhibit: Moirés – Chloe Alexandra Thompson & Matt Henderson

November 1, 2019 - December 7, 2019
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
Free

Join us in welcoming Video Pool's first virtual reality exhibition to Poolside Gallery! Moirés is co-presented with Send+Receive: A Festival of Sound and in addition to performing at this years fest, Thompson will be in attendance at the opening. Please come and say hello to Chloe on Thursday Oct 17, 5-7pm. Moirés is a sound-reactive audio-visual environment by Canadian sound artist Chloe Alexandra Thompson and Portland-based multimedia artist Matt Henderson. Thompson’s multi-channel sound spatialization meets Henderson’s immersive, live-rendered 3D visual…

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Juncture: Modern Metis Culture

November 1, 2019 - November 12, 2019
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Opening Reception: November 1, 7-10pm (open for First Friday at 5pm) Regular Hours November 2 to November 12: Tuesday to Friday, 12-6pm; Saturday 12-5pm With her paintings, Manitoba Métis artist, Nicole LeClair hopes to capture the organic curves of nature and the spirit of animals through bright colors and strokes of intrigue. She tells a meaningful story behind the curves and gives purpose and connection to Mother Earth and Father Sky. Nicole’s pointillism is an interpretation of her Métis Ancestors’…

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Firekeeper – Jordan Stranger

November 1, 2019 - December 6, 2019
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Artist Statement Firekeeper is meant to display the heritage of the Anishinaabe peoples’ sacred cultural practices in which I’ve taken part. Through sacred ceremony, we aim to heal or to be healed by those who carry the gifts to do so. The paintings, installation, and animation are efforts made to present the culture in a contemporary setting. To those who view my work, I hope it finds you well and allows you to appreciate and learn about Anishinaabe culture while…

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Introduction to Bluegrass Workshop

November 2, 2019 at2:00 pm - November 23, 2019 at3:00 pm
Bryce Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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$90.00

Bluegrass is a toe-tappin’ and inclusive style of music for vocalists and acoustic string players. This series of workshops will introduce the form and variety of bluegrass music. Participation and fun encouraged! Topics Covered will Include Structure of a variety of bluegrass tunes Learning a bluegrass tune Vocal harmony singing in bluegrass Ensemble playing NOTE: Instrumentalists wanting to participate should be able to play major chords on their instruments, as well as be comfortable moving from one chord position to…

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Apps Apps and More!

November 5, 2019 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$60 – $80

During the workshop, participants will work together on some weird mobile app, along the way learning about various pitfalls and rabbit holes that often derail software projects, and, ultimately, seeing how collaboration is one of the keys to success. Dates: Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 (6pm -9pm) Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.) Limit: 8 Participants Instructors: Kevin Doole   For more information please contact the Education Manager at  vped@videopool.org  

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Sex & SexAbility

November 8, 2019 - November 9, 2019
$10 – $20

It’ll be an evening of stand-up comedy, musical theatre, mime, sketch comedy, poetry, multimedia, and more! Showcasing the daring and delicious work of performers with disabilities, Sex and Sex Ability will give you a whole new understanding of sexy! With our extra-ordinary bodies and brains, we create extraordinary work. Returning favourites include comedians Dianna Rasing and Mitch Krohn (a.k.a. Strokes of Genius), and the fabulous Deaf mime troupe 100 Decibels (Joanna Hawkins, Christopher De Guzman and Jordan Sangalang), whose work…

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Remembering the Famous Names Quilt

November 9, 2019 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Join us for a Remembrance Day event as we look back at the 'Famous Names Quilt'. The Famous Names Quilt was a fundraising project led by Margaret Bishop, a member of the Air Force Officers’ Wives Association, to raise funds for war charities from 1940-1942. Margaret Bishop was married to Billy Bishop, a WWI pilot and recipient of the Victoria Cross. The quilt has over 1,100 signatures, which were collected at Air Force Bases where entertianers and Allied servicemen alike…

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Katarina Eismann Open Studio

November 13, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Free

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

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MCC’s Over the Full Moon: Fall Feast

November 13, 2019 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East India Company, 349 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3S9 Canada
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$50

Join us amongst the stars for an Over the Full Moon Fall Feast! Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | East India Company We invite you to the forthcoming fall supper in benefit of the Manitoba Craft Council. Hosted during the week of the full moon, MCC’s Fall Feast is an over the full moon opportunity for the Manitoba community of craft makers and patrons, enthusiast and admirers, business leaders and philanthropists to gather together to share their commitment to support makers…

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Fun Home

November 14, 2019 - November 30, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir, Fun Home is a riveting and refreshing musical take on seeing your childhood through an adult perspective. Alison, a 43-year-old lesbian cartoonist, journeys through three stages of her life as the unpacks her complex relationship with her father. As she dissects her childhood memories, she finds out they had more in common than she thought. Winner of 5 Tony® Awards, including ‘Best Musical’, Fun Home is a must-see dramedy filled with hope and…

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Fall Social Fundraiser

November 14, 2019 at5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kings Head Pub, 120 King Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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$15

Support ArtsJunktion! music - prizes - dancing - art - friends - more! Join us for this fun and fabulous event in support of ArtsJunktion! Together we will dance to music by the Mulvey Street Maniacs, win raffle prizes including the GRAND PRIZE BICYCLE (generously donated by Les Wiens and Associates), get your picture drawn, be entertained by Drag Queen Performances (stay tuned for more details), and more! It's sure to our best social ever! Tickets are available online :…

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Wild Writing in the Boreal

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

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The 100+Exhibition

November 15, 2019 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

The 100+ Exhibition Featuring over 40 cre8ery members and over 140 artworks! This show features a variety of art and styles of art: Oil, watercolour and Acrylic Paintings, Photography, Wood Sculpture, Digital Art, Mixed Media, Illustration and Fibre Art. Because this was an open call for art, there is no theme and we hope that there is a little something for everyone! Please join us for one of the largest shows we’ve ever had at cre8ery! Featuring Artists Andrew Ross,…

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The 100+ Exhibition

November 16, 2019 - November 26, 2019
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Featuring over 40 cre8ery members and over 140 artworks! This show features a variety of artists and styles of art: Oil, watercolour and Acrylic Paintings, Photography, Wood Sculpture, Digital Art, Mixed Media, Illustration and Fibre Art.  Because this was an open call for art, there is no theme and we hope that there is a little something for everyone!  Please join us for one of the largest shows we’ve ever had at cre8ery! Reception: November 15th, 7-10pm Regular Hours, November 16…

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Book Launch! Wordless – The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore

November 16, 2019 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Celebrating the launch of Belmore’s new publication “Wordless – The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore”. "Wordless" features full-colour photos and stills, including the new photo series "nindinawemaganidog (all of my relations)" and essays by Richard William Hill, Curtis Collins, Kathleen Ritter, Wanda Nanibush, Jessica Jacobson-Konefall, Glenn Alteen, Jen Budney, Dan Pon and Florene Belmore. Edited by Florene Belmore. Presented by grunt gallery and the Audain Art Museum. Published by Information Office. Wordless was funded through Canada Council for the Arts…

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CraftED: Natural Dy Workshop with Tamara Klassen

November 17, 2019 at11:00 am - 5:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$120

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

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents Alliance

November 17, 2019 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 0P7 Canada
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$19 – $39

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

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Pianist Bryn Blackwood

November 17, 2019 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

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

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Labour of Love: On Digital Economies in the Arts

November 18, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art presents Labour of Love or LOL, a series of lectures, screenings, and workshops focused on digital economies of labour in the arts. Taking on the “public course” as a platform for engagement, this program highlights the various ways in which the digital is interrogated, explored, celebrated, pushed to its limit, reworked, re-invented by artists, scholars, curators, writers and others. The course encompasses a full array of events, delving into such topics as coding, circuitbending, VR,…

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Avengers: Endgame – With Animator Jan Philip Cramer

November 18, 2019 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sisler High School, 1360 Redwood Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 0Z1 Canada
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Free

In partnership with Sisler’s CREATE Program and Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts, we are proud to present Jan Philip Cramer for an inside look into the creation of THANOS for Avengers: Infinity War & Endgame. Jan Philip Cramer will be presenting on Thanos' journey by explaining the Double Snap Damage, the development of Holograms as well as detailed shot break downs with a focus on facial animation. This is a special chance to hear from one of the industry's best…

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Artificial Intelligence and the Arts

November 19, 2019 at9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Free

What are the opportunities and implications of artificial intelligence for artists and our communities? This 1-day workshop will equip artists to understand the implications and opportunities of artificial intelligence and also imagine the appropriate artistic and political responses to a world that will be significantly altered by the introduction of these technologies. We need artists not only using these tools, but informing the conversation about how these tools will be deployed, and to whose benefit. Structure Hands-on experience with AI…

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Improv Your Communication Workshop

November 20, 2019 at6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
beyond boundaries academy, 618 Arlington St
Winnipeg, MB R3G 1Z6 Canada
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$40.00

We are extremely excited to announce that this workshop will be the launch of our Personal and Professional Development Series (PPD)! This series is going to focus on topics that will further develop your skills and knowledge in both your life and within your career, and further assist you in feeling more confident in your daily tasks. Throughout our earlier years in life we are provided with many resources to strengthen our education and gain the necessary skills to grow…

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Unexpected Lessons: Inuit Artistry and Craftsmanship in Everyday Life with Breanne Reinfort

November 20, 2019 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

“Inuit art” often conjures images such as stunning soapstone carvings and vivid prints of Arctic animals. Since the mid 20th century, the talents and creativity of so many Inuit artists have obtained nationwide, if not worldwide acclaim. On a much smaller scale – at the regional, local, and even personal level – Inuit arts and crafts also thrive, sometimes in the most ordinary of settings away from the spotlight in the form of clothing, footwear, jewelry, tools, dolls, and even…

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Four Old Legs

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

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Arts, Culture, and Digital Transformation Summit

November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020 Box 1020
Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5 Canada
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Experience this three-day summit that is designed to ignite curiosity, confidence, and enthusiasm within Canadian art-making practices, which are facing a rapidly digitizing world. By stimulating expansive imaginings of our digital futures — the good and the troublesome — we'll strive to create an ambitious vision for the role the arts must play in fostering creative, inspiring, and humane realities. To mobilize this vision, we will move beyond information-sharing toward concrete pathways to creation, production, and collaboration. For more information and to register…

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“Nakota: The Sky People” and “Where Light Shines Through” a lecture by Shasha McArthur

November 22, 2019 at6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In ICA presents a lecture by Shasha McArthur of IM4 Media Lab as part of Labour of Love: On Digital Economies in the Arts, a series of lectures, screenings, and workshops. McArthur will introduce the audience to the research and practice of IM4 Media Lab through her own passion project, a 360 Video web series. McArthur will discuss the evolving ideas, where the story began, what the challenges have been, and about rewriting a scene to fit the camera. The…

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Mini Inuit Mitts Workshop with Gayle Gruben

November 23, 2019 at12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberlan Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$55 – $60

In this workshop you will learn how to make a miniature pair of traditional Inuit mittens. The mittens, only standing about 3 or 4 inches tall, will be made using seal skin hides and sinew. You will also be making a leather thimble to help with sewing. Workshop runs: Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 12:30 – 3:30 PM Registration Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 Registration fee: $45 (MCML member); $50 (non-member) Kit fee: $10 Register at: https://c2centreforcraft.ca/2019/10/16/mcml-workshop-mini-inuit-mitts-with-gayle-gruben/ Meet your Instructor:…

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Experimental Documentary: Master Class with Danielle Sturk

November 24, 2019 at11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$50 – $75

Find out how and why award-winning filmmaker Danielle Sturk “basically blows up documentary conventions in ways both whimsically weird and seriously avant-garde”(Alison Gillmore, Winnipeg Free Press) with mixed-media forms (animation, live-action, illustration, miniature models, etc) used in El Toro and her other films. This three-hour master class will start with a screening of Danielle Sturk’s unique and multifaceted documentary, El Toro. A lecture and discussion with Danielle about the award winning film and Danielle’s practice will follow. Participants will learn…

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Glitter & fall: A GALA Poetry and Music Recital

November 25, 2019 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, 3rd floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

The event celebrates the multimedia collaborative elements of Di Brandt's prestigious poetry career, and represents her final performance event as Winnipeg's inaugural Poet Laureate (2018-2019). Performances of Di Brandt's poetry and translations in new musical works by contemporary Canadian composers David Lidov, Kenneth Nichols and Jana Skarecky. Featuring renowned singers Tracy Dahl, Rosemarie Van Der Hooft and Lizzy Hoyt, with Richard Turner (harp),  Micah Heilbrunn (clarinet), Laura Loewen (piano), Megan Dufrat (piano), and the Desaultels Chorale conducted by Mel Braun.…

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Title Sequence Design and Animation: After Effects

November 26, 2019 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Media Lab – Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
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$40 – $50

In this course, we’ll use After Effects to build a motion graphic title sequence. Taking inspiration from the opening sequences of The Walking Dead and Narcos, we will use photographs, stock footage and built-in effects to assemble a dynamic, dark and moody opening sequence for a horror or thriller. By the end of this course, you will have the tools and skills to confidently navigate after effects to create a visually engaging title sequence for any genre. This easy-going course…

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The Hours that Remain

November 28, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Colin Jackson Theatre, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Portage Place-Unit Y300-393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3H6
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Free – $35

The Hours That Remain By Keith Barker Directed by Tracey Nepinak Michelle disappears. Denise dedicates her life to finding her. Daniel struggles to keep Denise from a similar fate. When a woman goes missing, the life of her family is thrown upside down and out of time. How far will they go for answers? Featuring Melanie Dean, Kelsey Kanatan Wavey and Darcy Fehr Set and Costume Design Jaime Black Lighting Design Sean E. McMullen Sound Design Kelsey Braun Stage Manager…

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Forum Art Fair

November 29, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Free

Forum Art Fair, a casual atmosphere to find your first art piece, add to your ‘green’ art collection and support our creative community. New original art, upcycled art, crafted arts, art cards, books and more! Fair Dates Friday, November 29, 5-9pm Saturday, November 30, 10am-4pm Sunday, December 2, 12-4pm Art Demos all weekend, artists will be posted on Forum Art facebook. Caricatures drawn by Jon Ljungberg on Sunday from 1- 3. Free admission, door prizes, ample free parking, wheelchair access.

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Hyperbole – Andrew Crozier

November 29, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Hyperbole is perhaps the most important art show Winnipeg will see this century, by the most influential artist you have never heard of…yet. Art of this import could not be constrained to one genre, or theme. It is a mix of social commentary, thoughtful contemplation, random discovery, pop culture references, musings on the art world, nature study and self-amusement. A show of this brilliance could not be contained in a single medium, so you will find painting, sculpture, printmaking and…

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Made in the Middle: Craft Market

November 29, 2019 at10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0G8 Canada
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Free

A Curated Marketplace for Craft Enthusiasts, Makers, and Designers. Bringing together exceptional Makers + Designers, interactive craft, and good vibes. All culminating annually in a lively marketplace showcasing the best in Manitoba craft and design.⁣ Hosted by Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library⁣ at Manitoba Hydro Place. The Made in the Middle: Craft Market features 22 artists selling their unique and local work. Artist Include Biulu Artisan Boutique Blue Pendulum Buschies Knitting Studio Cassandra’s creations CJ Tennant Jewellery Cori Jaye Art…

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Sound for Performance + Installation feat. Ableton Live

November 30, 2019 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$65 – $85

This workshop will introduce participants to basic sound sequencing and composition for performance and installation. In this one day course participants will learn principles and methods of signal flow, sequencing, basic effect, MIDI composition, digital vs analog, and audio sampling. Participants will also be introduced to Ableton Live to workshop sound ideas and receive support to produce one short sound piece by end of day. Ableton Live is one of the premiere programs used by sound artists, musicians, and Djs…

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MCML Workshop: The Quilted Christmas Ball with Patty Sauder

November 30, 2019 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$50 – $55

Get a head start on decking the halls with Patty Sauder’s “The Quilted Christmas Ball” Workshop. Using small squares of fabric and straight pins, make your own quilted Christmas ornament. Workshop runs: Saturday, November 30, 2019 12:00 – 4:00 PM Registration deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019 Registration Fee: $50 (MCML member); $55 (non-member)

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December 2019

Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley

December 1, 2019 - December 24, 2019
Royal MTC, 174 Market Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P8 Canada
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This charming Christmas story, and imagined sequel to Pride and Prejudice, centres around Mary the bookish middle child of the Bennets. Though she has the company of her beloved books and piano, she longs for more, and dreams of embarking on her own adventure. A chance meeting over the holidays with Mr. Darcy’s cousin Arthur sparks an attraction. Join Mary in her quest to uncover a new path with plenty of laughs along the way. An enchanting holiday favourite filled…

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Projection Mapping Intensive

December 1, 2019 - December 3, 2019
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Unit 300-100 Arthur Street + Google Map
$275 – $300

Ready to take your video projection skills to the next level? Want to include video in your next performance? Just curious about the large world of video projection? Join Axis Z Media Arts for the QLab 4 & Projection Mapping Intensive! Lead by Axis Z Media Arts members Laura Anzola and Matthew Waddell, the Projection Mapping with QLab Intensive is a hands-on introduction to the latest tools and techniques used to create stunning video projections for theatre, dance or multimedia…

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15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500

December 1, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Urban Shaman, 203-290 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg,
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English/Ojibwe/Cree Urban Shaman Gallery’s 15th Annual Member’s Exhibition & Sale 50 to 500 / 15 endasowaki 50 akoo 50 eyaawaad waabanda’iwewaad / 15 Askíya óma 50 isko 500 ká tasicik ká wápatiniwécik éko ká atáwákécik é natomicik NOTE CHANGE OF DATE! Opening night celebration: Saturday, November 16,  2019, 8-11pm. (Opening night free for members, $10 suggested donation at door for non-members) Exhibit dates: November 16 - December 14, 2019 US is a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the…

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A Child’s Victorian Christmas Story

December 1, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$8

Kids get up close to Victorian Christmas for this storytelling event. International storyteller Leigh-Anne Kehler is back for her 4th year telling winter tales in the Dalnavert Museum heritage house parlour. Next to a real fir tree, kids will enjoy stories for the season in this engaging program tailored for a child's imagination. Dates December 1, 1-2pm December 8, 1-2pm December 15, 1-2pm

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The Collage Party

December 1, 2019 - December 17, 2019
Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0B5 Canada
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The Collage Party invites the community to create, chat, and collage in this series of parties held at Graffiti Gallery. Collages made during these parties will be exhibited at the gallery throughout the show run. As Paul Butler, creator of The Collage Party will not be in attendance, we invited local artists to lead the parties in Paul’s place. These artists will lead the group in a fun evening of collage and friends. Our artist lineup includes Meganelizabeth Diamond of…

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STILL BEGINNING: The 30th Annual Day With(out) Art

December 6, 2019 - December 18, 2019
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Video Pool Media Arts Centre and Nine Circles Community Health Centre are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for the thirtieth annual Day With(out) Art by presenting STILL BEGINNING, a program of seven newly commissioned videos responding to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic by Shanti Avirgan, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Carl George, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters/Victor F.M. Torres, and Derrick Woods-Morrow. This looped video presentation will include a work from the archive, Water into Fire by Zachery Longboy. The seven…

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2019 Moonlight Madness

December 6, 2019 at4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnipeg Beach Plaza, 54 Main St
Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba R0C 3G0 Canada
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Free

2019 Moonlight Madness with carols and Celtic music flavour Xmas Market with fine art by local artists, plaza stores are open 4–9pm. Local musicians to accompany carol singing from 7-9pm. All are welcome! It's the season to be congenial, sing, make music and be happy. This event is organized by Stronger Communities Through Art Participation for Everyone (SCAPE). Bring your instruments to join the ‘jam’. For more info email hroggere@mymts.net or call 204.389.5633

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Holiday Pop up Shop

December 6, 2019 at6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba, 102 - 329 Cumberland Av
Winnpeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba is proud to present our first Holiday Pop Up Shop. This year we will be featuring visual artwork, literature, jewelry, and other goodies by artists with disabilities including, Ryan Smoluk, Ted Howorth, Frances Sinclair Kaspic, Diane Driedger and many others. Join us at 329 Cumberland Ave. on December 6 from 6-9pm to browse our wares and enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea!

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A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play

December 6, 2019 at7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dalnavert Museum, 61 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Fast becoming a Dalnavert tradition, come re-visit the radio days of ol' with a Victorian classic. A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play will feature local celebrities and talent to portray the Dickens' tale in a radio play format reminiscent of the 1940s live radio broadcasts complete with music and live sound effects. Featuring: Caity Curtis, Terry MacLeod, Ron Robinson, Stephen Sim and more... Cost: General Admission - $30 (Members 15% off), Kids 12 + under $5 off

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents For More Charlie Brown Christmas

December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$19 – $39

Back by popular demand, the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra, with actor Quinn Greene, revisits A Charlie Brown Christmas, this time with extra locations. We will also revisit ‘twas the night before Christmas and feature seasonal songs with Jayme Giesbrecht. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, 3:00 pm Sunday, Dec 8, 2019, 2:00 pm

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Taxes for Film Professionals with Kathe Meseman

December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
3rd floor, Creative Manitoba, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$25 – $50

During this one-on-one training session, participants will receive confidential tax advice for filing personal and corporate taxes by an experienced bookkeeper and accountant. Each participant will receive up to 40 minutes of one-on-one time and are encouraged to prepare and share any questions or issues they may have with taxes. Through these individual sessions, participants will gain a deeper insight into the advantages and benefits of taxes in Canada. Cost $40 for Creative Manitoba Members $25 for IATSE 856 members…

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Horror Screenwriting Masterclass with Simon Barrett

December 7, 2019
Cinematheque, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$12 – $15

The Winnipeg Film Group is pleased to offer a Writing Masterclass with Simon Barrett (The Guest, You’re Next). Simon Barrett is an American screenwriter and producer whose credits include his many collaborations with director Adam Wingard including The Guest, You’re Next, Blair Witch, A Horrible Way to Die, V/H/S, and Alex Turner’s Dead Birds. The A.V. Club has called him one of the horror “genre’s freshest voices,” and his screenplays have won awards from Fangoria, SXSW, and Austin’s Fantastic Fest,…

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MCML Workshop: Christmas Packaging with Janet Carroll

December 7, 2019 at12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$45 – $50

Join us to make distinctive and hand-made packages for small gifts. We will make origami-inspired boxes from coloured card stock then decorate them with elegant Japanese papers. Workshop runs: Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:00 – 3:00 PM Registration Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019 Registration Fees: $45 (MCML member); $50 (non-member) Kit Fee: $8

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Sustainable Gift Wrapping

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

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

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Out of the Cupboard Printmaking Fun

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

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

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Launch into 5.1 (surround sound workflow)

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

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

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Rosa [mys.ti.ca]

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0L9 Canada
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$15 – $30

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

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Ghosts For The Holidays

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

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Cre8ery Open House

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

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C2 Holiday Open House

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

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

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Temporal Contours v08: Grain of Voice

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

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

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Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality

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

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

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Nutcracker

December 19, 2019 - December 28, 2019

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

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Internal Investigations

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

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Christmas Days of Yore with Simpson’s Folly

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

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A Very Special Christmas Carol: A Reading by Ron Robinson

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

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

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2019 WMC Scholarship Winners Recital

December 29, 2019 at2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd + Google Map
$15 – $30

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

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January 2020

First Friday: Craft is Political with Seema Goel

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

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

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Diorama Sketch Night

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

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

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Earth Unleashed – Cindy Lou Rothery

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

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New Year Yoga & Deep Writing Retreat

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

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

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Paper Marbling Intensive with Janet Carroll

January 11 at12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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$105

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

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AR 4 Artists

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

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

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Spatial Audio in Virtual Reality

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

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

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Documentary master Class with Danielle Sturk

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

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

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

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

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

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Introduction to Adobe After Effects

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

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

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