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May 2019

Together in Leather: MCC Craft Social

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

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

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Art Holm no.4

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

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

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

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

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

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‘The Cottage’ at RMTC

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

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Springtime on Albert Street

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

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Blue by Becca Heide

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

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

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CatVideoFest

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

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

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

May 23 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

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

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A Portrait With Your Pet

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

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Doors Open at C2 Centre for Craft

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

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

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PD Day: Evolving Your Craft Practice

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

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

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Theatre by the River: Wine & Words

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

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

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True Colour

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

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

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

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

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

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Girls In Gaming: Circuit Playground Express Workshop

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

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

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Textile Nation: A Talk with Barb Hunt

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

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

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Solid Ground – Indigenous Canadian Shorts

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

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Artist Talk by Kenneth Lavallee: Stages Speaker Series

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

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

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June 2019

Kevin McDonald Presents: Make a Sketch Comedy Show!

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

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

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Workshop: Shoot Some 16mm Film

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

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

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#AIRsessions | Free Music Workshop Series for Youth in Winnipeg’s North End

June 1 - June 20
Indigenous Family Centre, 470 Selkirk Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 2M5 Canada
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Free

Manitoba Music and the National Art Centre are teaming up with facilitator and curator Ila Barker to present a 10-session music-based workshop series for youth ages 13-25 called #AIRsessions. Kicking off on February 7, the free sessions will happen twice monthly on Thursday nights 6 - 9 p.m. at the Indigenous Family Centre (470 Selkirk Avenue). A free meal will be provided to the participants courtesy of Food Fare. “#AIRsessions, or Artist in Residence sessions, was created to fill a clear need for reoccurring programming for inner-city youth,” says Barker. “The…

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

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

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

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Plug In ICA | Two Solo Exhibitions: Class by Karen Asher & Comma Boat by Ryan Trecartin

June 1 - July 1
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the launch of our spring program with two solo exhibitions: Class by Karen Asher Comma Boat by Ryan Trecartin Exhibitions run from April 27-June 30, 2019 Opening reception: Friday, April 26 from 7-10pm Karen Asher: Class Plug In ICA has the pleasure to work with and present Karen Asher’s solo exhibition Class. Opening Friday, April 26, 2019, Class will see Asher for the first time extending her established photographic practice…

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Erika Lincoln Exhibition

June 1 - June 29
Poolside Gallery, 221-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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In 2016, the Japanese satellite Hitomi-ASTRO-H spun out of orbit and broke up. The cause of the accident was ascribed to both software and human error. In reading multiple reports on this event, Lincoln was interested in the anthropomorphic language used to describe the satellite’s behaviour just before the breakup. Lincoln began to explore this assigned agency by speculating on what Hitomi’s “state of mind” would be from dealing with the conflicting error messages. The result is an installation of…

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Number 12 – presented by Number 12 Theatre Company

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

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

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Indigenous Film Summit

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

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

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Plug In ICA | Curator Talk by Nasrin Himada

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

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

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Temporal Contours v06

June 6 at8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
$10 – $12

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

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Nexus of Realities

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

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

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

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

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Animation School: A 5 Week Intensive Crash Course on Animation

June 8 - July 6
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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$150 – $180

Are you interested in learning the ins and outs of animation? Have you always wanted to be an animator but didn’t know where to start? Well look no further, as this is the class for you! Animation School is a 5 week intensive crash course on all things animation. Each week, students will learn a new form of animation including: How to use the Oxberry Machine, Direct Animation, Digital Animation (using tablets), After Effects and much more! Once the class…

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Forum Art Summer Classes

June 10 - June 24
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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$80 – $100

Forum Art Summer Classes are now open for registration. The Summer art program will run June 24 - July 26. Available Courses: Wheel Throwing Clay Handbuilding  Clay Handbuilt Pottery Silk Dyeing and Painting Woodland Art Watercolour: Bird Painting Intro to Art Mediums Mindfulness Acrylic Artivism Sketchbook Studies Registration closes June 24! To register, visit https://www.forumartcentre.com/classes/ or call 204-235-1069

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Bella Ciao!

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

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

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A City By Design

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

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

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Stages Speakers Series: Andrea Roberts

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

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

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

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

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sākihiwē festival

June 14 - June 16

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

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Plug In ICA | Artist Talk by Karen Asher

June 14 at7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Plug In ICA is proud to present an artist talk by Karen Asher in conjunction with her solo exhibition Class. Asher’s body of work engages the figure in location, the body in movement, the mundane in tension with the surreal, captured in moments of joy, melancholy and resilience. Her images offer a set of circumstances that enliven the vulnerability felt in the every day. For Class, the poignancy of life is imaged and imagined through her subjects on screen and…

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That Show with Those Guys: Celebrating Ten Years

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

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

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Performance by Satan’s Chewtoys

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

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

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Strike! The Musical

June 18 - June 28
Rainbow Stage, 2021 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 2B9 Canada
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Old World hatreds collide with New World ambitions in STRIKE! THE MUSICAL, an epic story of courage, passion and hope on a collision course with power. It’s 1919. Brisbane, Seattle, Barcelona – workers demand their share of the post-war pie but big business and big government say “No” to crippling general strikes. But in Winnipeg, the “Chicago of the North,” the entire city shuts down for six weeks and becomes the nation’s battleground for the democratic dream. Mike Sokolowski and…

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Fresh Art Show

June 20 - June 23
Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0X7 Canada
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Free

Join us for a celebration of everything art! 2019 Fresh Art Show will include;  art demonstrations, live music on Friday at 6pm with musicians James Culleton & Don Zueff, Player’s Choice raffle draw, many unique Original styles of art, giclee prints, art cards, foot square paintings, and choose your favourite piece for our People’s Choice Award! Free admission, free parking, wheelchair access, and strollers welcome. Grab a bite at one of our local restaurants such as: Pasquale’s, Mrs. Mikes, The…

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Spectrum by Sari Habiluk

June 20 - July 2
Cre8ery Gallery and Studio, 125 Adelaide Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Free

Spectrum by Sari Habiluk Opening Reception: June 20, 7-10pm Exhibit Runs June 20 to July 2   Artist Statement The sum of our experiences are what shape us, both the good and the bad, for the better and the worse. To regard a person as a single fragment of whom they are as a whole cheats them of their complete identity. My art infuses a complex identity and personality into the canvas, with layers of different facets that coexist. Each…

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Peaches in a Can | Student Performance Night

June 20 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
aceart, 290 McDermot Ave – 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1K2 Canada
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Join us for an evening of performances by students from Professor Sharon Alward’s Advanced Performance Art class from the University of Manitoba. Artists Include Chicago Auger Emma Beech Skye Callow Ekene Maduka Nicole Laurendeau Tobin Rowland Chukwedubem Ukaigwe Featuring live performance, video works, documentation, live sound art, and some things in between.

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Angie Keefer: Second Thoughts Canadian Book Launch and Tour

June 20 at7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Plug In ICA, 460 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg,
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Free

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the launch of Second Thoughts, a selection of writing from 2008 to 2018 by artist Angie Keefer. This compilation traverses numerous disciplines from physics to philosophy, incorporating biographical elements and running parallel to Keefer’s visual practice. Without directly addressing her own visual work, the book shadows the artist’s research, capturing her thoughts, travels, and encounters across a broad spectrum of subjects, including octopuses, protons, pictographs, poets, grammar, economy, love, loss,…

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Making A Living In Theatre: Discussion

June 22 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2nd Floor, Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony St
Winnipeg, manitoba R3B 2P3 Canada
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Sarasvàti Productions is hosting a discussion with professionals, just starting outers, and everyone in between! Join us at The University of Winnipeg’s Asper Centre For Theatre and Film on June 22nd at 2 PM in room 2T05 (Second floor). We will have a panel of professionals ready to answer questions and discuss the theatre industry along with anyone who would like to attend! Please RSVP by emailing production@sarasvati.ca Entry is “pay-what-you-choose” upon arrival at the event, no tickets are required…

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Bach to the Future

June 23 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Time warp your way through musical history! Start with the greats like Bach, Mozart and Beethoven and work your way up to modern-day classics from John Williams and Disney composer Alan Menken. For Tickets – call the box office (204) 949-3999   Pre-Concert Activities Children can participate in musical activities such as crafts, rhythm ensembles and round-singing. They can visit the Conducting Station where they will get the chance to conduct a group of musicians or visit the Instrument Petting…

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Tracing Paths: Artist Talk with Lin Xu, Paul Robles and Steven Cochrane

June 25 - June 28
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Free

Join Curator Steven Cochrane and Artists, Lin Xu and Paul Robles for a talk on the exploration of craft through the exhibition, Tracing Paths. Tracing Paths is a two-person show exploring the craft of Lin Xu and Paul Robles curated by Steven Leyden Cochrane. A path is created through repeated action—intentional with a direct purpose or carved through the unforeseen rhythms of our lives. Tracing paths reflects on the journeys and pathways in Roble’s and Xu’s work, paths that connect…

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Tracing Paths

June 25 at9:00 pm - July 25 at11:00 pm
C2 Centre for Craft, 1 - 329 Cumberland Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1T2 Canada
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Presented by the Manitoba Craft Council, Tracing Paths is a two-person show exploring the craft of Lin Xu and Paul Robles curated by Steven Leyden Cochrane. Tracing Paths is a two-person show exploring the craft of Lin Xu and Paul Robles curated by Steven Leyden Cochrane. A path is created through repeated action—intentional with a direct purpose or carved through the unforeseen rhythms of our lives. Tracing paths reflects on the journeys and pathways in Roble’s and Xu’s work, paths…

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MAWA Artist in Residence Artist Talk: Natasha Jozi

June 26 at7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MAWA, 611 Main St
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1E1
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Artist in residence artist talk: Natasha Jozi (Pakistan) While in Winnipeg, Jozi will be exploring the relationship between the human body and nature, characterized by a shifting balance between belonging and alienation. As part of her research, she will conduct performance-based workshops in the city, inviting local communities of students and artists to participate (details TBA). She will then develop and perform public performances and build a body of performative mark-makings, paintings and objects that reflect on the relationship she…

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Bits + Bytes

June 26 at7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cordova Tapas & Wine, 93 Albert Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H2 Canada
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$50

Bits & Bytes is being held in support of VP’s ongoing programs and services and will feature a delicious tasting experience specially prepared by the team at Cordova Tapas & Wine, along with raffle prizes and a silent auction. We will also be featuring ambient projections by projection artist and designer, jaymez. Bits & Bytes is generously hosted by our good friends at Cordova Tapas & Wine and is sponsored by our favourite credit union, Assiniboine Credit Union There is very…

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Digital Strategy Fund Info Session

June 27 at4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Creative Manitoba Classroom, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S8 Canada
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Do you want to learn more about the Digital Strategy Fund? Are you thinking about submitting an application this fall? Our Digital Strategy Fund team wants to help you! Join our program officers in June for an information and networking session in Winnipeg. What to expect During these 90-minute information sessions program officers will: Provide an overview of the vision and scope of the Fund Help you understand which program component is right for you Offer tips to keep in…

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Adults Only Art Camp

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

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

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Exhibit – Helga Jakobson: Shimmer

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

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Motion Capture With Ease

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

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

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July 2019

Strike! The Musical

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

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The Grand National Fibre Art & Quilt Exhibition: Still

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

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

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Pieces of Wood by Christopher Wood

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

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Introduction to Final Draft and Movie Magic

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

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

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Workshop: Nalbinding with Jessica Bernert and Cathy Dyck

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

Learn the basics of single needle nalbinding! Nalbinding is an ancient fibre craft used to create warm wool garments for cold weather wear. Nalbound socks and mitts carbon dated to the early 700s have been found in archaeological sites in Scandinavia. In this workshop you will learn how to begin, increase, decrease, and end creating an environmentally friendly ball for play, decoration, or whatever!   Workshop runs: Saturday, July 6, 2019 | 12pm – 3pm Registration deadline: Thursday, June 27,…

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[shooger-koht-ed] / ZiizibaakwadAgoke / Ésíwinikátéki

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

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

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WFG Summer Teen Filmmaking Camp

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

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

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Reds & Oranges

July 8 - July 13
$40 – $60

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

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Majesties

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

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Temporal Contours v07

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

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

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A Fluid Expression of Nature: Silk Art by Wendy Lee

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

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

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Summer Craft Activity Days

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

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

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Fringe: Dion Arnold: How I Killed My Nan

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

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

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Fringe: Diary of a Monster Kid

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

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

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Fringe: Alabama Monster

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

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

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Phantasmagoria by Ashley Perrier

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

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The nth Degree

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

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

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

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

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My Frozen Heart: A Comic Tragedy

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

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

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

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

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

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Expressive Arts Therapy Studio

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

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Music at the Millennium

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

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From Pulp to Paper – Paper Making and Book Binding

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

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

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Super 8mm Workshop

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

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

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Yellows & Greens

July 27 - July 29
$40 – $60

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

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Self Care Sundays: Finding your Flow

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

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

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August 2019

Paint Party: Floral Letters

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

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

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From Page to Stage: An evening of Spoken Word

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

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

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

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

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

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Working with Trauma using Expressive Arts

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

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

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Expressive Arts – Psychopathology & Psychology

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

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

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Reflections by Courtney Lynn

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

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FEAST: Signature Dinner & Tour

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

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

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Blues

August 10 - August 12
$40 – $60

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

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Explore-Abilities Morning: A Sensory-Friendly Museum Event

August 10 at8:00 am - 9:25 am
Manitoba Children’s Museum, 45 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Join us on for an Explore-Abilities Morning – a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility!

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Workshop: Boxes, Folders, Bags! with Janet Carroll

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

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

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Indigenous Ways of Knowing through the Arts

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

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

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Launch of Helene Vosters’s Unbecoming Nationalism

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

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Nature’s Rainbow Summer Dyeing Series: Purples & Pinks

August 17 - August 19
$40 – $60

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

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

August 17 at10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4th Floor-245 McDermot Avenue, 4th Floor, 245 McDermot Avenue-Creative Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Creative Manitoba 245 McDermot Ave – 4th Floor Classroom Price: $100 for new sign-ups Free for anyone who has already taken Set Orientation online already. About The Workshop Set orientation, surviving your first days and weeks on a film set, understanding the hierarchy and protocol, and dealing with the deal memo. Workplace Safety Understanding that Workplace Safety is everyone’s responsibility Learning the employers and employees responsibilities Reporting safety concerns Health & safety in…

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Manitoba Underground Opera: Lost Voices

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

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Code for Canada Open House

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

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

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

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

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

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Field Recording : listening to a sound

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

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

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Chez Dray Fundraiser

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

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

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