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March 2020

Running with the Devil

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

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

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International Women’s Week 2020 Cabaret of Monologues

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

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

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Film Combat Workshop

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

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

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Set Orientation, Safety Awareness, and Respect in the Workplace

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

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

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International Festival of Films for Children of All Ages

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

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

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

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

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Free WAG Sundays

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

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

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Celebrating Manitoba’s Female Artists

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

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

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Oil Painting

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

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

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Writing Persuasive Proposals

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

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

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Circuit Playground Express

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

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

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Oral Storytelling with Story Vines – An Indigenous Perspective

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

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

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Generator Seminar

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

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

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MCMA – Music Equals Fundraiser

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

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

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Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra presents RESPECT – The Music of Aretha Franklin

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

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

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Introduction to Volunteer Management

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

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

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Over the Top! Art Auction and Cupcake Party 2020

March 20 - March 22
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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$10 – $12

Over the Top is a fantastic mix of art and mayhem, sugary goodness and fun! Every March MAWA hosts our largest annual fundraiser in the form of a cupcake-fueled art auction. What’s not to like about over 1,000 cupcakes, amazing artworks from over 170 artists, stellar raffle baskets and more? -first auction lot closes at 3 pm -1000 cupcakes -$10 for advanced tickets -$12 to purchase on Sunday Opening Party & Bidding:  March 20 Time: 6 - 10 pm ,…

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Glacial Melt

March 20 - March 30
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Artist: Maureen Barb The world is changing rapidly around us. Global temperatures rise and facilitate disaster. Species are pushed towards extinction through habitat loss. Economically and emotionally driven denial of these realities by many lead to feelings of helplessness, anxiety, and loss in others. With a collection of works in an array of media, Glacial Melt explores the anxiety of a physical world in flux, and the love of the natural world. March 21 - 31, 2020 Opening: 7 - 10…

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Coppers

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

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

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Music Therapy Association of Manitoba – 2nd Annual Conference

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

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Film Scoring Workshop

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

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

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Kumihimo Workshop with Susan Styrchak

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

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

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Grant Writing Basics

March 30 - March 31
The Winnipeg Film Group, 304 – 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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$60 – $65

Are you currently working on or  looking to begin a project that needs funding? Learn how to craft a grant that encompasses the heart of your story and your unique passionate take on it. This workshop is recommended to people that are currently in the process of writing a grant. Deadline: March 27, 2020 March 30 & 31, 2020 7 - 10 pm Day 1 The Basics; what is the grant process and purpose? Types of grants and funding available…

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2020 Spring Break Teen Filmmaking

March 30 at10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Black Lodge – Winnipeg Film Group, 304-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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$250

Attention teens, 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! Deadline: March 27, 2020 March 30 - April 3, 2020 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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Roles & Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board

March 31 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$95

Board members of an incorporated, non-profit organization are legally responsible for the governance of the organization and are expected to develop, implement and monitor policies that will allow the organization to carry out its mission. Beyond their legal duties, board members are also important resources – they contribute to the culture, effectiveness, and strategic focus, as well as act as ambassadors and advocates for the work being done by the organization. While a board may appoint staff and/or committees to…

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April 2020

CMU Virtual Gallery – Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence2

April 1 - May 2

Dr Zita Somakoko, IPMA-SCPHR - Why Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence in Manitoba? The "Home" has been identified as the "most dangerous place for women and their children" in the Canadian Femicide Report by the United Nations in 2018. The very first homicide in the year 2020 in Winnipeg is domestic related. Domestic violence is a pervasive reality in Manitoba that know no boundaries. Last year 13 women were murdered by intimate partners in Manitoba — 2018 Canada Femicide's Report.…

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WAG@Home

April 3 - April 30
Free

wag@home interactive Interact with art in the WAG collection from the comfort of your home. With everything from historical to contemporary artwork, the WAG holds an extensive and rich collection for your endless inspiration. wag@home family diy We've got some new art projects you can take on solo, or as a family - they're fun for all ages! De-stress with this calming, sensory art project that takes about 10 minutes, with minimal clean-up. It's great for breaking up the day…

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Manitoba Museum @Home Virtual Visits

April 3 - April 30

Always More To Discover! ManitobaMuseum@Home is our most important way of engaging with the people of Manitoba. We hope you, your families, and your students enjoy connecting with us as we share our history and explore space and science. We are happy to take you on virtual tours, tell you some secrets, show you some of our 2.9 million artifacts and specimens, help you learn about the night sky, and share some ideas for creative activities at home. We want…

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Accessibility On Stage and Off – Online

April 4 at12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom, https://zoom.us/ + Google Map
FREE

Arts AccessAbility Network, Sarasvàti Productions, and Sick + Twisted Theatre present a discussion on accessibility from the comfort of your own home! Online Date: April 4, 2020 Time: 12 pm Facebook for ASL interpretation will be occurring live. More is being done to address accessibility in theatre and the arts in Winnipeg, but is it enough? Join us for a frank discussion with guest artists and Disability advocates. Join the live discussion on Zoom, or watch/listen via Facebook live stream.…

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Accessibility On Stage and Off – Online

April 4 at12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba, Sarasvàti Productions, and Sick + Twisted Theatre Present Online Date: April 4, 2020 Time: 12 pm Facebook for ASL interpretation will be occurring live. Topics: How accessibility has been addressed in Winnipeg’s art community and what still needs to be improved. How do we improve it? How do we reach different communities to ensure that the individuals who have traditionally been excluded are aware of new access services? “We offered ASL/Audio description but no one came…

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MAWA – Beading via Zoom

April 6

Virtual Cross-Cultural Beading Group DATE: Monday, April 6, 2020 TIME: 6 - 8 pm Bead together from home using Zoom Email programs@mawa.ca to for login information

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Volunteer Management: Creating Connections to Build Retention – Online

April 7 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$95.00

Workshop delivered virtually via web conferencing! When it comes to volunteer retention our minds often jump first to our own capacity, and what our organization is capable of achieving when it comes to retention. But it’s important to look at retention from the volunteer’s perspective. We know from the research that the number one reason people want to volunteer is to make a difference in their community. The next most popular reason is to build or develop skills and expertise.…

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Financial Responsibilities of a Non-Profit Board – Online

April 15 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95.00

Workshop delivered virtually via web conferencing! The number one job, and often the most puzzling and perplexing, of every board member is to understand financial statements and maintain the financial health of their organization. Board members must ensure that the organization is well-managed and that its financial situation remains sound. This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of your financial responsibilities as a board member, mitigating the risk to both you and the organization, and ensuring the financial…

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Digital Critique with Tricia Wasney

April 15 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberlan Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Needing to connect with your community? The Manitoba Craft Council will be hosting a free digital critique next Wednesday. Critique Runs: April 15, 2020 Time: 7 - 8:30 pm Our digital critique is a great way to talk to other makers about what is happening in your studio, get some feedback, ask for advice, or just “talk craft”. Participants can register on our website to reserve a slot. Simply email in images of the work to be critiqued, and our…

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Video Game Jam

April 17 - April 19

We can't get together for Ludum Dare in person, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. We are taking the party (and learning) online! Join us for Ludum Dare 46, one of the world's largest and longest-running game jam events. When: April 17-19, 2020 Where: Head over to PegJam.com/ld46 for details For those who've never participated before, Ludum Dare, and game jams more generally, are a sort of hackathon for video games. Folks gather together to plan, design,…

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Webinar – Breaking Attendance Barriers:

April 21 at2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Why People With Interest Do Not Visit? Join us as we examine what motivates interested audiences to attend events or not, and how you can create strategies to better capture their attention and get them through the door. Join us for this 45-minute presentation, with a 15-minute Q&A session. Date: April 21, 2020 Time: 02:00 pm Eastern (US and Canada) Research shows that a sizeable portion of people who report interest in visiting museums and other cultural organizations do not…

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WHEAT Institute: Reawakening Ancestral Resiliency Through Eco-Arts

April 22 - May 27
$540

Join Dr Frye Jean Graveline RSW, RCAT Join Fyre Jean, Metis Grandmother, Artist, Art Therapist, Earth Activist for a powerfully transformative and playful hands-on experience. Together we will reAwaken our Ancestral Resiliency through deepening our connection to Mother Earth creatively, ceremonially, practically and metaphorically. We will engage in enlivening our-selves as co-Creators, exploring multiple holistic therapeutic Eco-Arts, while simultaneously and holistically be spanning several healing practices, including Mind: mindfulness (breath and guided meditation); Spirit: traditional teachings (stories, blessings, drumming and…

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WHEAT Institute: Online Counselling Training

April 23 - May 28
$360

Online Counselling Training with Karen Wallace M.ED., BCATR In this class, you will learn some of the important tools to work online with clients. We will discuss how to connect with parents/caregivers, how to set up therapy spaces for children at their homes, consent forms, working online self-care, and online resources. I will show some expressive art processes that can be used online with children, youth or adults. We will cover how to create attunement online; structure the session for…

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Stay at Home Session – Blender to Unity

April 23 - April 30
Free

New Media Manitoba is presenting an industry expert live-streaming each week on a different aspect of game design. Join us as they break down their craft and technique in these deep dives. Rebecca Harrison, Art Director at Gallium Studios, is starting things off for us with a four-part series on making a 3D game character using Blender and Unity. This series gives you the unique opportunity to learn the basics of character design from a professional video game designer all…

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WHEAT Institute: Trickster Tales

April 24 - May 29
$180

Traditional Cree Stories for Beginning Cree Learners - Dr Kevin Lewis ipkDoc Kevin Lewis runs kâniyâsihk Culture Camps near Island Lake, Saskatchewan. This class is open to all, no previous knowledge of Cree language necessary. Dates: April 24 - May 29, 2020 Time: Fridays, 5 - 6 pm Now is a wonderful time to learn and stay connected through the healing power of the arts. Please take good care of yourselves and each other.​ Contact Stephanie at info@wheatinstitute.com to register and receive your…

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Grant Writing: How to Fund Your Film

April 27 - April 28
$40 – $80

Are you working on a project that needs funding? This grant writing workshop will help you learn how to craft a grant that encompasses the heart of your story and your unique passionate take on it. This workshop is recommended to people that are currently in the process of writing a grant. Dates: April  27 &  April 28, 2020 Time: 7 pm - 10 pm Day 1  Overview of the Grant process (what is a grant) Types of grants and…

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May 2020

Let’s Sing Broadway

May 3 - May 24

A fun and upbeat way to strengthen your singing technique. Each session will include warm-ups, technique and practice of breath, posture, rhythm, and pitch. Students will have the opportunity to learn two songs from the musical theatre repertoire. This class is delivered virtually through Zoom. Instructor: Shauna Martin | Class length: 60 minutes | Session length: 4 weeks | Registration fee: $75 Afternoon Class: Sunday 3-4pm beginning Sunday, May 3 Evening Class: Tuesday 7-8pm beginning Tuesday, May 5 Register ONLINE.

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Stay at Home Session – Unity Basics – Collaboration & Version Control

May 5 - May 28
Free

Every week our Stay at Home Session is presenting a live stream from an industry expert as they break down their craft and technique in game development.   The best news, though, is that they are 100% free. An incredible month of game dev lectures to take your skills to the next level. Participants will learn how to properly set up version control, creating a collaborative environment to develop a game within the Unity 3D game engine.  Learning Outcomes Version control tools…

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Intro to DaVinci: Colour Correction

May 5 at7:00 pm - May 6 at10:00 pm
$40 – $80

DaVinci Resolve is the leading software for colour correction in the film industry! And now it is your turn to learn how to make your film/video look even more captivating with this two day crash course on the Colour Grading Program DaVinci Resolve. Dates:  May 5 & May 6, 2020 Time: 7–10 pm Instructor: Tony Wytinck “Originally designed for Hollywood’s elite colourists, DaVinci Resolve has been used on more feature films and TV shows than anything else because it lets you…

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Introduction to Music Theory

May 7 - May 28

Adults & Youth Ages 12+ This class will present the basic concepts of music theory: the treble & bass clefs, major keys up to 1 sharp and 1 flat, scales and primary triads in those major keys and learning to write a simple melody using this knowledge. The class is delivered virtually through Zoom. Worksheets will be provided for the course, no book is required. NOTE: This class is designed for students with NO prior theory knowledge. Thursday: 6:45 –…

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Webinar: It’s OK to turn Volunteers Away

May 27 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Volunteer Manitoba, Suite 410-5 Donald Street South
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2T4
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$10

We spend all our days saying 'we need more volunteers'. So how can we tell a volunteer it's time to leave? How can we say no to a person wanting to help? We can, and we must, if they aren't the right fit. In this webinar, learn to use volunteer screening best practices and performance management to screen out or let go of volunteers. Learn techniques to deliver a professional message that still preserves the relationship. VM Webinars! Volunteer Manitoba's…

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June 2020

Substance Designer – An Introduction

June 11 - June 25
Free

Substance Designer is the gold-standard 3D material creation software used by professional animation and game development studios all over the world. This workshop will be aimed primarily at beginners but can also serve as a good refresher for those who haven’t opened Substance Designer in a while. Preferably viewers will have a familiarity with the concept of black and white masks and/or Photoshop Blend Modes but it’s not required. Learning Outcomes Learn the Basics of the Substance Designer UI Learn…

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One Night Stand – Virtual Edition

June 11 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

A Series of Readings Focused on the Development of New Works Come get a sneak peek of what is up-and-coming in Winnipeg's theatre scene! Sarasvàti Productions is excited to welcome Launchpad alumni Jonathan Mourant as coordinator for the launching of a virtual One Night Stand Series. Each edition will offer excerpts of new works in early stages of development, read by an ensemble of actors, and tested before an audience. The goal is to focus on the playwright and what…

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Let’s Sing Broadway for Adults

June 16 - July 7
$75.00

A fun and upbeat way to strengthen your singing technique. Each session will include warm-ups, technique and practice of breath, posture, rhythm, and pitch. Students will have the opportunity to learn two songs from musical theatre repertoire. Instructor: Shauna Martin Class length: 60 minutes Session length: 4 weeks Registration fee: $75 Ages: 14+ Dates: Tuesdays, 7 -8pm beginning Tuesday, June 16 This class is delivered virtually through Zoom.

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Bouncing Beethovens

June 16 - July 7
$60

A chance for you and your child to enjoy music together. Our highly qualified instructors use song, movement, and percussion instruments to give your child the best possible start to their musical journey. Based on the Orff approach to music instruction, these classes are a great introduction to music and instruments, as well as a wonderful way to nurture a musical bond between parent and child. Dates: Tuesdays, 9–10 am, Weeks starting June 16 Cost: $60 Instructor: Johanna Kroetsch This…

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Beginning Ukulele

June 18 - July 9
$75

If ever there was an instrument quickly gaining popularity with modern audiences beyond the folk music crowd–it’s hands-down the ukulele! Learning to play the ukulele is a great introduction to musical proficiency and literacy for first-timers. This virtual class teaches you the basics of the ukulele from hand placement to notes to rhythm and everything else you need to understand the ukulele. Dates: Thursdays, 12–1 pm, 4 weeks starting June 18 Cost:  $75 Instructor: Phil Natividad Register ONLINE.

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Introduction to Music Theory

June 18 - July 9
$75

This class will present the basic concepts of music theory: the treble & bass clefs, major keys up to 1 sharp and 1 flat, scales and primary triads in those major keys and learning to write a simple melody using this knowledge. The class is delivered virtually through Zoom.  Worksheets will be provided for the course, no book is required. This class is designed for students with NO prior theory knowledge. Dates: Thursdays, 6:45 – 7:45 pm, 4 weeks starting…

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Temporal Contours Sound Series v09 (live stream): The Latent Body

June 18 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free

Temporal Contours v09 (live stream): The Latent Body Tuty Moreno Campos (ARG/MX) Inge Teloo (Wpg) Dasha (Wpg) Marijana Mandusic & Pat Klassen (Wpg) www.twitch.tv/videopoolmediaartscentre Originally planned as an in-person concert for pre-COVID Winnipeg, v09 of Temporal Contours will now consist of live-performances streamed online and will confront interiority as a space with which to withhold and release. These are artists dealing with fragments of information, intended or spontaneous, working through a dialogue with their respective bodies - be it material,…

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WAG & Indigenous Music Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Virtual Powwow

June 21 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, June 17, 2020: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) and Indigenous Music are excited to announce a Virtual Powwow in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, June 21, with grand entry at 1pm. The event will be livestreamed on Facebook from the WAG for all to enjoy. Event Info: The virtual powwow will adhere to the physical distancing guidelines defined by the province of Manitoba. Participants are encouraged to dance along to the Facebook…

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Directing Intimacy

June 23 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$20 – $40

Tuesday, June 23rd | 7pm – 9pm  | Zoom Session  *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate. Intimacy can be absolutely central to your film’s narrative. From character development, conflict, resolution, and back again, sex and intimacy are an enormous part of our lives as humans and the lives of our characters. It’s important that we pay attention to the who, what, where, and why of our decisions relating…

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Members Showcase Exhibition @Cre8ery

June 24 - July 7
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

This is a great opportunity to see and purchase a variety of works by local and Winnipeg artists. There are more than 100 art pieces between the main gallery an the auxiliary gallery so come out, support, and find a piece of art perfect for your home or office. We also have a great selection of wearable art (jewelry). We are so grateful for the artists who have been very understanding of the closure and reopening! Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm…

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July 2020

Fundamentals of a Short Film

July 7 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $40

Tuesday, July 7th | 7pm-10pm | Zoom Session  *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate. Director and cinematographer siblings, Taylor and Ellaina Brown, are here to take you step by step through a few of their award winning short films “Refraction Sector” and “Model Citizen.” Both films were started and completed in the 48-Hour Film Contest, this workshop will explore how a film comes together and what pitfalls to…

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Online Mask Making Workshop with the Textile and Fibre Artists of Manitoba

July 8 at7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Learn to make a simple and personalized mask to help protect yourself during this pandemic in this free workshop. To ensure the safety of participants and to follow social distancing requirements this workshop will be held over Zoom. Participants will be responsible for providing their own supplies and equipment. A supply list is provided below. Please note that the masks made in this workshop are not medical grade. While homemade masks do not completely prevent transmission, they are another precaution…

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Glacial Melt | Maureen Babb

July 9 - July 21
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Exhibition Statement The world is changing rapidly around us. Global temperatures rise and facilitate disaster. Species are pushed towards extinction through habitat loss. Economically and emotionally driven denial of these realities by many lead to feelings of helplessness, anxiety, and loss in others. With a collection of works in an array of media, Glacial Melt explores the anxiety of a physical world in flux, and the love of the natural world. Exhibition Bio Maureen is an artist who works in…

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Winnipeg Folk Fest AT HOME!

July 11 at7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

With the cancellation of the festival this summer we know many hearts, including ours, were broken. So we set out in search of a way to keep the music alive and celebrate our amazing community which includes YOU and our volunteers, sponsors, donors and of course, the artists both past and present. We are so excited to bring you Winnipeg Folk Fest at Home presented by Assiniboine Credit Union and Bell MTS. We will virtually transport you to Birds Hill…

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Online Sashiko Mending Workshop with Anna-Marie Janzen

July 15 at6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$15 – $27

In this workshop, learn to visibly mend garments with holes or tears with sashiko with Anna-Marie Janzen. Sashiko is a decorative Japanese technique that reinforces damaged textiles. To ensure the safety of participants and to follow social distancing requirements this workshop will take place online over Zoom. Workshop runs: Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 6:30–8:30 pm Registration deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020 Registration fee: $15 (MCML members); $20 (Non-members) Supplies: Scrap denim and other fabric for patching Thread Needles Marking chalk…

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Gimli Film Festival Online

July 22 - July 26

The 20th annual Gimli Film Festival will be moving exclusively online!  We are incredibly sad to be forced to cancel in-person events, however, we are excited that GFF is going to be able to offer one of the most comprehensive Online Film Festivals ever offered in Canada when it goes live, July 22 to 26, 2020! GFF’s 2020 Online Film Festival will be offered via two distinct platforms: GFF ON DEMAND – an on-demand, Netlfix-styled film viewing platform that will…

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Come Alive and Chase the Sky | Lynley Rose

July 23 - August 4
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

Wherever her journey may take her, one thing is for sure… Lynley Rose comes alive, when she chases the sky. She alternates between different mediums to create a story and invites the viewer in with an emotional connection and interpretation. Lynley currently lives in Lorette, Manitoba and is a self - taught artist who creates both landscape and abstract works in photography, acrylics, oils and mixed media.

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Film Reflections with Shelley Niro

July 23 at5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us with acclaimed Mohawk multimedia artist and award-winning filmmaker, Shelley Niro, as she discusses her six-week production process for her second film, The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw. This workshop will address her transition in making experimental short films to her experience with creating narrative feature films. Shelley will touch on what artists and films influence her career, what themes she explores in her art and how important spirituality and humour are in shaping her future projects. *Note:…

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Artist Talk | Catherine Opie

July 23 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Plug In ICA would like to extend a warm welcome to join us on Thursday, July 23 at 6pm for an online Artist Talk by Catherine Opie. Catherine Opie will discuss her most recent works The Modernist (2017), Swamps and Political Collages (2019) in-depth, as well as an overview of her entire career that spans from the early 1990s to today. Catherine Opie was born in Sandusky, OH in 1961 and received her B.F.A. from San Francisco Art Institute and…

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Network Speaker Series | Kaitlin Tremblay | CAPY Games

July 28 at6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

New Media Manitoba is happy to announce our Network Speaker Series. This on-going series of presentations will showcase a diverse group of perspectives from experts in creative technologies. To kick-off the series we have Kaitlin Tremblay who is a writer and narrative designer at CAPY Games. She’ll be presenting strategies for nurturing (sustainably building and growing) narrative teams within studios, with a specific look at the role of community building and how team integration plays into this. Topics Covered Specific workflows Tools…

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Cinematography for Directors

July 29 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $40

A cinematographer is among the first crew members a director will work with, and the need to communicate visuals properly becomes a key skill to the success of that partnership. Working with a good cinematographer can leave more time for the director to work with actors and create bolder images, letting the cinematographer take several major duties off the director if they were working alone. This workshop is for new and intermediate directors who are beginning to work with a…

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August 2020

Weaving Cultural Identities

August 1 - September 13

The Vancouver Biennale presents the Weaving Cultural Identities national touring exhibition, hosted by Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery. Weaving Cultural Identities explores multicultural identity and intercultural relations through traditional weaving as a storytelling medium. Graphic artists and weavers from Vancouver’s immigrant Muslim communities and Coast Salish Indigenous communities including Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Tl'azt'en were brought together in collaboration to create a series of 10 small-scale “prayer rugs” inspired by Islamic prayer rugs and ceremonial Indigenous weavings. The weavings are a visual…

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Air on the Side of Caution by Marie LeBlanc

August 1 - September 16

Artist Statement “Air on the Side of Caution” examines both my experiences with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) and air pollution. As a person with MCS I experience a life of fight or flight in a world of chemicals and pollution. Cautiously choosing a safe environment I often find it is hard to find a place that is free from toxins. I am living with an inconvenient disability in a modern world. There is so much air pollution from airplane and…

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For the Love of Craft: A Manitoba Craft Council Member Showcase and Sale

August 1 - September 12
Pembina Hills Arts Centre, 352 Stephen Street
Morden, Manitoba R6M 1T5 Canada
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Manitoba Craft Council’s 2020 Member Exhibition and Sale of Contemporary Craft A celebration of craft and the community that is passionate about it! July 3 – August 14, 2020 Meet the Artist zoom programming done by PHAC: July 9th (artists TBD)

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Masks & Makers Online Fundraising Auction

August 1 - September 9
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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In Support of Craft and Craftspeople in Manitoba Over the past few months, masks have become commonplace in our communities. On the bus, in the grocery store, at the doctor’s office – even in parks and playgrounds – people are donning masks to protect themselves and those around them. The mask, so closely tied to ideas of caution and care, has become emblematic of these strange and difficult pandemic times we’re living in. As such, the mask is fertile ground…

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Sidewalk Soirees

August 1 - September 1

A pop up personal performance series, “Sidewalk Soirées” gives Winnipeggers the opportunity to book some of our city’s top performers for private events and concerts right in their own backyards. With offerings ranging from a 15 minute serenades to a 2 hour backyard bands, there is something for everyone and every occasion. Visit www.fetejockey.com/sidewalksoirees for a full menu offering.

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Tri-ality

August 6 - August 18
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

The power of three is universal, the number of the whole, containing the beginning, the middle and the end; it represents the nature of the world as earth, water and air; it is human as body, spirit and mentality; it is life itself: “a time to be born, a time to live, and a time to die.” Three Cre8ery members have brought their art together in this exhibition which is inspired by all of these elements. Lynda Gilchuk, Jackie Turnbull…

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De-Isolating a Pandemic | Lani Zastre

August 7 at8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba, 102 - 329 Cumberland Av
Winnpeg, MB R3B 1T2 Canada
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AANM Is proud to present De-Isolating a Pandemic by Lani Zastre. Join us for the opening reception where we will be projecting the artwork onto the side of the building at 329 Cumberland. Free snacks, admission and fun! Artist Statement: "I am a self-taught artist who uses sketching and expressionism as a form of statement and self-care. The volume of work I have been producing during the pandemic has been substantial. As an artist living with a mental illness, I…

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Content Creation During a Crises Online Workshop

August 12 at2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Whether your business is open or closed during this time Evie Lavers of Rhythm Club will share with you her best practices, tips and tricks for engaging your community through content creation to keep your community engaged. Content creation can include article writing, photographs, video, online commentary, the maintenance of social media accounts, and editing and distribution of digital media, or simply reposting. The workshop will take place on a live Zoom call at 2 pm Wednesday, August 12 2020…

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Fall Art Classes at Forum Art Centre

August 14 - September 10
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Forum Art Centre Fall Art Classes Art Classes start September 14, 2020 at Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street. 30+ Class Options to choose from! Classes for all ages and skill levels. Register now at: http://www.forumartcentre.com/classes or register@forumartcentre.com or call 204-235-1069. Our creative & relaxing atmosphere includes classes such as: Acrylic Mediums Book Art Water Soluble Oils Portraits like the Masters Impressionist Landscapes & Gardens Children’s Art Watercolour Charcoal Portraits Acrylics & Drawing Teen Manga And much more! For Online…

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Made in Manitoba Masterclass: Musical Theatre Intensive

August 17 - August 21

Winnipeg Studio Theatre is excited to continue their Made in Manitoba Masterclass Series with a week of LIVE & in-person workshops! Following up on a hugely successful 12-week series of virtual sessions, Winnipeg Studio Theatre Co-Directors, Brenda Gorlick & Kayla Gordon, continue to feature top musical theatre artists from Manitoba who now perform and create for the world stage. The roster includes artists Nyk Bielak (Lead Performer in the Australian company of Book of Mormon) and Joseph Tritt (Music Director…

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May There Always Be Sunshine (The Wind And The Void) | Artist Talk by Kandis Friesen

August 18 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Please join us on August 18th at 6pm for May There Always Be Sunshine (The Wind And The Void), an online artist talk by Kandis Friesen. The flag says this, this motto, like a state greeting card to the child on the event of every sunrise of each year. The epic is always dawning, and we arise to its awakening, follow in its flow. This is the ghost we are surrounded by – this sunshine, the wind, and the void.…

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Live coding music with Sonic Pi : An introduction to Algoraving

August 20 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn to perform music by writing code! No previous experience necessary! A workshop for women, non-binary and transgender people in order to make space for those under-represented in programming and tech communities. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of Sonic Pi, a software synthesizer that allows anyone to create music as computer code. In addition to receiving a tour of the Sonic Pi platform, you will also be introduced to the basics of programming in Ruby, a popular…

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‘Bring Your Own Mic’ concert series featuring Scott Nolan & Glenn Buhr

August 22 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We have watched the rise of live-streaming and how it has allowed artists to stay connected with their fans. At the same time, we also realize that live-streaming is complicated for artists to use as a source of revenue. As we watch other industries slowly return to work, and we are acutely aware that the live music industry will be one of the last to go back to what we called normal. So we must adapt and change. So we’re…

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Indigenous Film Summit

August 24 - August 27

The 2020 Indigenous Film Summit will be going online on August 24 - 27, 2020. The Indigenous Film Summit is aimed at emerging and professional writers, directors, and producers to come together, share ideas, and provide an excellent opportunity to network with some top professionals in the industry. Panels Discussions Include: Diversity, Representation, & Inclusion: ​What Does It Mean In 2020? Indigenizing Social Media in 60 Seconds or Less: ​a TikTok Discussion Rising Indigenous Storytellers Self-care & Wellness In Film Changing…

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Songide’ewin: Reconciliation Through Theatre

August 25 - August 27
Sarasvàti Productions, 242 Cathedral Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 0X3 Canada
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We are so excited to finally share Songide’ewin with audiences! We have worked hard to ensure a safe process for our cast, crew and audiences. This production features the stories and lived experiences of over 70 Indigenous youth. Join us outdoors August 25 to 27! For three nights at 7pm we will have 50 in-person tickets available for the outdoor performance with socially distanced seating. Each performance will also be live-streamed for at home viewing. Tickets can be purchased online…

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Screenplay to Storyboard: Visually Planning your Film

August 25 - August 27
$20 – $40

Storyboarding is a series of visual illustrations and is a graphic organizer that details how a film will be shown in chronological order. In this course, you will learn how to break your shots and scenes from your written script into visual thumbnails or storyboards, in preparation for your next animation or short film. It is an important step in pre-visualizing narrative concepts for film, animation, motion graphic or interactive media sequences and planning budgets for your production. It also…

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Shakespearean Comedy Masterclass with Ron Pederson

August 25 - August 26
$50

With Award-Winning Actor, Director, Improviser and Comedian Ron Pederson Date: Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26, 7–9pm Capacity: 12 participants Cost: $50 dollars Deadline to Register: August 21, 2020. Preparation materials will be emailed to registrants About the Instructor Ron Pederson​ is a Canadian actor, improviser, and director. Ron has worked across Canada with many theatres, including The Stratford Festival, Soulpepper Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, The Canadian Stage Company, The Coal Mine Theatre, The Royal Manitoba Theatre Center, Alberta Theatre…

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‘Open for Business’ a Social Media Online Workshop

August 26 at2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Following the lessons from our first Rhythm Club webinar of clear, creative communication, Evie will share with you key messaging to drive in-person engagement during the COVID-19 crises to increase in-person traffic by organically sharing your programming, establishment openings or in-person creative practices. This includes how to communicate your provincial safety protocols online, and what your originations are doing to support them to ensure your community is safe. The workshop will take place on a live Zoom call and be…

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Extroardinarily Creative: How to design and implement an editorial calendar?

August 27 at11:00 am - 12:00 pm

But do I really have that much to say on social? What if I run out of topics and audiences get bored? The CBC Social Team will walk you through how to map out a content calendar that fits your time and resources as well as walk you through how to brainstorm posts that your audiences will want to engage with. Presented by: Andrea Chiu, Glenn Macaulay and SK Robert, CBC Social Team. This is episode 4 in CBC Manitoba's…

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September 2020

7 for 7, MISA Exhibition

September 3 - September 15
Cre8ery, 2nd Floor, 125 Adelaide St.
WINNIPEG, MB R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

MISA (Manitoba Institute of Sculptors and Artists) is a collective of multidisciplinary artists from Manitoba. MISA members embrace the philosophy of mutual kinship through the arts as each artist’s view and aesthetic is distinctive. Through the pursuit of our personal endeavors, we embrace the promotion of the creative spirit. The show title “7 for 7,” reflects the seven members' solidarity. Without each other, the day to day operation of the studio, wouldn’t be possible. With the support of each other,…

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Extroardinarily Creative: It’s not you, it’s me. What does connecting with audiences mean?

September 3 at11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building a relationship is a two-way street. Audiences don't simply want to be talked at — they want a chance to participate and they want to know you're listening. Whether it's a casual fan of your brand or an organization that has reached out to work with you, everyone should always know what they're getting out of the relationship. CBC Music will introduce you to some of the ways they conceptualize and create digital content that puts audiences and partnerships…

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Respecere by Jen Sebring

September 4 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Respecere is a term taken from Donna Haraway’s work, When Species Meet, which she defines as, “ act of respect. To hold in regard, to look back reciprocally, to notice, to pay attention.” Respecere, in this instance, considers the embodied space between human and horse at a single point in time, and what can be gained from reflecting on this momentary intra-action. Join us at 7pm on September 4, 2020 for the opening reception of "Respecere" by Jen Sebring. This…

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Explore Pivot Tables (Delivered Online)

September 9 at11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$50

Pivot tables can help you quickly explore your data. Join us to better understand, analyze and summarize information. This workshop will help you: • create Pivot tables and charts • understand and display frequencies, distribution and cross tabs • manage worksheets (move, refresh and replace pivot tables and charts) Group: Excel4Evaluation Lead/Co: Andrew, Bohdanna

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Film Marketing & Distribution Strategies with Jeff Chiba Stearns

September 9 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $40

This online workshop will outline some of the steps needed to identify, build, reach, and activate audiences for marketing & engagement, starting in development. Festivals and industry conferences present both a challenge and an opportunity for emerging filmmakers to advance and monetize their projects. Jeff Chiba Stearns will describe his experience using a successful hybrid distribution strategy for his award-winning feature documentary Mixed Match. This workshop will cover: Audience Development Marketing and Promotion  Self Distribution  Commercial Distribution & Sales Agents  Educational Distribution  Distribution Windows  Film Festival Strategies  Monetization  Social Media  Publicity and Press About…

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Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library: Doors Open & Fibre Trail

September 11 at12:00 pm - September 12 at4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Doors Open & Fibre Trail September 11 & 12, 2020 | 12 – 4 PM On September 11 & 12 the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library will be participating in both the Fibre Festival’s Fibre Trail (September 11 & 12) and Doors Open (September 12). Fibre Trail, September 11 & 12 As a stop on the Fibre Trail, MCML will be hosting a two-day pop-up exhibition, Around the World with Fibre. The exhibition will feature 16 textile pieces from around…

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Open Doors: Indigo Dye Drop-In

September 12 at12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1-329 Cumberland
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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This year for Open Doors the Manitoba Craft Council will be hosting an outdoor interactive Indigo Dye Vat demonstration with artist Katrina Craig. Join us outside the C2 Centre for Craft as we learn how to dye textiles using indigo, as well as the traditional and historical roots of Indigo dye. Bring a t-shirt, tote bag, pillow case or any cotton textile for a chance to try out this age old natural dye process! Masks are encouraged when attending this…

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Conduct Focus Groups (Delivered Online)

September 16 at11:30 am - 1:00 pm

With a focus group guide in hand, it’s time to lead the discussion. Join us to learn and practice strategies and techniques for conducting a focus group. . This workshop will help you: • prepare for focus groups • engage respondents and capture discussions (e.g., recording, note taking) • use focus group techniquesAnalyze Group: P&E Foundations Lead/Co: Cassie, Sara

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FemFest 2020: Engaging Community

September 19 - September 26
$15 – $50

Featuring a laugh-out-loud music sketch revue, a solo show about inter-generational trauma, and pieces about grief and self-identity, Sarasvàti Productions’ FemFest 2020: Engaging Community will again put the stories of women centre stage. The annual festival of life-changing plays for everyone runs from September 19 – 26. This year's featured shows are Tita Jokes, bug, Monstrous, and Alice and the World We Live In. In addition, local performers will shine in cabarets, readings, and unique theatre performances set in downtown…

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Online – Virtual Volunteer Job Design

September 22 at9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$95

These uncertain times are an opportunity to re-imagine how you engage volunteers in your organization. This workshop will go beyond just looking at how to enlist your current volunteers using technology. You'll learn the process to design volunteer positions from the ground up, taking advantage of opportunities to engage volunteers in new ways, including virtually or remotely. Who Should Attend: Those responsible for supervising volunteers. Participants can include Executive Directors, program managers, board members, committee members, volunteer managers, coordinators and…

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An Introduction to Social Enterprise

September 22 at9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

An Introduction to Social Enterprise Social enterprise. Whether subsidized, self-funding or profitable, these initiatives combine business methods with a drive to better the world. Blending financial goals with your mission for social, cultural or environmental impact is another tool your organization can use to work towards financial stability while still feeling connected to your larger purpose. This supports the broader vision of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network: sustainable and inclusive communities directing their own social, economic and environmental futures.…

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Webinar: Creating Connections to Build Volunteer Retention

September 23 at12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$10

Examine the steps to creating a meaningful connection with volunteers so they want to stay. Explore volunteer motivations and what factors impact the volunteer's decision to leave the organization. Who should attend: Those responsible for supervising volunteers. Participants can include Executive Directors, program managers, board members, committee members, volunteer managers, coordinators and anyone who is interested in learning more about this topic. Facilitator: Dawn Bourbonnais is Volunteer Manitoba's Manager of Communications & Outreach. She oversees VM's internal and external communications,…

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Master Class with Award Winning Filmmaker: Alan Zweig

September 24 at6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$20 – $40

 *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate. About the Instructor Alan Zweig is one of Canada’s most acclaimed filmmakers. His work freshly escapes from the usual information and fact-based style of many documentary films and Zweig’s work bears his unique stamp. This special online Master Class will feature Zweig as he discusses his distinguished career and even addresses the issue of making his latest film (a sequel to his…

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Network Speaker Series – Meagan Byrne

September 24 at6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you working with Indigenous content? Our next session in the Network Speaker Series will focus on why digital projects that touch on Indigenous content should develop proper structure and Protocols. When we work with Indigenous content in the digital medium we often don’t consider the unique problems it presents. Meagan Byrne, an Âpihtawikosisân (Métis) Narrative Mechanics Designer and founder of Achimostawinan Games will share her knowledge about working with Indigenous content in the digital industry and why it’s important…

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