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December 2020

Let’s Play the Beatles!

December 5 at1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This ukulele workshop is for advanced beginner/intermediate players. In this 90 minute workshop, you will learn how to add the pluck strum to your strumming repertoire, spice up how you play Beatles Songs through examples, explore the application of the song “I Will.” With so much to learn, you should have the following skills in order to participate in basic fingerpicking, basic 4/4 time strumming, basic 1st position major, minor and dominant 7th chords (through chord vocabulary with chord chart…

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The JPEG is Dead

December 8 at7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

With the arrival of interactive web-based technology this presentation questions why online art exhibitions are often reduced to a collection of static JPEG files. This session takes a deep dive into the future of online art exhibitions. Participants will be shown digital artworks that push boundaries of traditional exhibition formats. Discussion around implementation and creation of interactive and engaging digital art exhibitions will also take place and include latest tools and platforms. Instructors Julia Krolik  is an information designer, data scientist,…

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Zong! unTelling the unTold, unDoing the unDone

December 9 at6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Plug In ICA is honoured to host a durational reading by M. NourbeSe Philip as our final event of Sovereign Intimacies and as part of Zong! Global 2020. M. NourbeSe Philip presents the first online global iteration of the annual durational reading of Zong!, her acclaimed book-length poem. The 10-day durational reading commemorates the massacre of some 150 enslaved Africans, which began on November 29, 1781 and continued for the following 10 days. In its eighth year of production, the sequential reading will…

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Virtual MFA Thesis Defence: Personified Spectre, Michelle Gagné-Orr

December 10 at10:00 am - 11:00 am

"The photographs in Personified Spectre are an exploration of my fears; of the things I see in the shadows. The large-scale black and white photographs explore spectres that are perceived and convey my experiences and anxieties. The rich grey photographic grains seemingly dissolve into the black shadows of the artwork and ghostly spectres haunt the frame. The figure in the photograph represents my fears and perceived threats, rather than the fear of a physical presence but something intangible – ghosts or spectres.…

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Banff Centre | Indigenous Leadership Webinar | What is Indigenous Evaluation?

December 10 at2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This 2 hour introductory and interactive session will invite us to explore Indigenous Evaluation and consider how it supports the well-being to our communities. Participants will be guided by the wisdom of Marilyn Poitras, Kim van der Woerd, Sofia Vitalis, and Daryl Kootenay. In this session we will center evaluation practice around Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing. The Zoom webinar will be a lecture and participatory designed session designed for you to learn from the faculty team as…

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Documentary Editing with Karsten Wall

December 12 - December 13
$10 – $20

Karsten Wall will teach an introductory class on how to edit documentary projects in Adobe Premiere. The workshop will go over organizing and logging footage, taking your assembly to a rough cut, selecting the right interview takes and constructing an assembly edit and storyline. Experience using Adobe Premiere is recommended. Karsten Wall is a Winnipeg based editor and filmmaker who got his start in the film industry in 2008. He first worked on a variety of commercial projects, including the national…

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Sarah Gavron Directing Masterclass

December 17 at11:00 am - 12:30 pm
$5 – $15

The Winnipeg Film Group is honored to announce a Directing Masterclass with acclaimed female director Sarah Gavron (Suffragette, Rocks). In just a few features British independent director Sarah Gavron has established herself as one of the best female directors working in contemporary film. Her new British feature ROCKS has some of the best reviews of the year. “A wonderful mixture of joyous and uplifting moments of friendship, womanhood, and teenage life, yet always embracing the humanity… Rocks is a truly stunning…

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Film Composing with Liam Berry

December 19 - December 20
$20 – $40

These two day Film Composing workshops will explore techniques and processes of setting music to the screen. We’ll examine the masterworks of the past century, how composers approach writing music for film, technical terminology and procedures of the scoring studio. Day two will go over bringing this information into scoring a scene itself. Bring whatever musical experience you might have – lots or little – and, most importantly, a sense of humour, collaboration, and an open mind. Liam Berry is…

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January 2021

Visual Arts Touring Program

January 13, 2021

We are accepting applications to the Touring Exhibition Program. MAN provides rural communities with high quality, cost-effective exhibitions by covering all expenses such as shipping, insurance, packing and crating, signage, didactic labels, and artist fees for a one-month member booking fee of $150. Exhibitions that are selected each year are from both emerging and professional artists, present a range of media and themes, and feature both challenging contemporary work and traditional approaches to art-making through solo, two-person, and group exhibitions.…

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The Art of the Music Video with Ryan Steel

January 16, 2021 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10 – $20

In “The Art of the Music Video” workshop you will learn the building blocks of making a music video. We’ll go over the steps from conceptualization to shooting to editing the final product. From case studies you’ll learn the in’s and out’s of making videos that stand out. You’ll also learn tips on getting into actually making music videos. “Ryan Steel” is an independent filmmaker and animator from Treaty 1 Territory. He has made music videos for bands such as Begonia,…

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Indigenous Leadership | Negotiation Skills Training Online (2-day)

January 19, 2021 - January 20, 2021

Many Indigenous communities and organizations are in negotiations, or are preparing to negotiate, on important issues such as land claims, self-governance, fiscal arrangements, natural resources, co-management agreements, and business partnerships. You will learn and practice each step in the negotiation process by using proven interest-based negotiation techniques. What does the program offer? Community and organizational interest and position clarification to determine your goals for the negotiation outcomes A community and individual-based approach to planning participation and support in the negotiation…

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Winter Workshop Series

January 20, 2021 - March 5, 2021

Sick + Twisted Theatre is proud to present our Winter Workshop Series. We’ve teamed up with some of Winnipeg’s finest artists to offer four training programs that will help you learn new skills or take your work up a notch. Especially developed for Winnipeggers who identify as Deaf, disabled, mad, or sick, these classes will help you find new ways to speak your truth. The workshops are: Songwriting with John K Samson, Wednesday afternoons, Jan. 20 to Mar. 10. Rap Class with…

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Indigenous Leadership | Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards – Online

January 26, 2021

Indigenous leaders, managers, and directors are faced with increasingly complex issues, accelerated change, and new ways of doing business. They are also finding new and creative ways to move beyond standard corporate models of governance to embrace culturally grounded models of Indigenous governance. This program will explore the structure and management of a governing body for maximum efficiency and effectiveness, with a particular focus on building solid foundations for Indigenous governance. Participants will come away with tools to understand their…

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