The season of fluffy parkas and practical boots is here.
Diaspora Dialogues will host panels on Nov. 16 on being a Black writer in Canada. The Writing While Black in CanLit panel is a part of Tok Winnipeg, a free, two-day symposium in its second year.
When it comes to Remembrance Day services, women’s contributions to the First and Second World Wars are often forgotten. However, during the Second World War, some women served in the Women’s Royal Canadian Service (WRCNS).
North Kildonan’s Community Players (NKCP) is bringing Christmas to town with a production of Elf the Musical and the magic of community theatre.
Lizzie McGuire, the beloved 2000s TV show, is back in business.
Romans/Snowmare, Cam Scott, 104 pages, ARP Books, September 2019
Graphic novels are having their moment. From David A. Robertson’s 7 Generations series to Raina Telgemeier’s memoirs, graphic novels are opening up new conversations for kids and adults, presented in new and interesting ways.
The University of Winnipeg Film Festival is underway. From Oct. 23 to 25, the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film will host Manitoba’s only student film festival, with screenings by students from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and across Canada, as well as moderated discussions with local film professionals.
Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more.
Bang Bang by Kat Sandler opens up the 2019-20 season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre at the Tom Hendry Warehouse, which is in its 50th season.
Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour
The Winnipeg Public Library’s new writer-in-residence is taking appointments as of Oct. 1.
Juice Journal launches its 19th edition of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) literary journal on Oct. 7.
A new season of Circus of Objects returns to X-Cues’ on Sept. 30. This cabaret-style performance series features puppetry, object theatre, circus arts, music and bad magic, producer Grant Guy, formerly of Adhere & Deny, says.
On Friday, Sept. 20, author Lindy West will speak at Knox United Church as a fundraiser for the Women’s Health Clinic (WHC).
People in recovery from addiction and mental illness are gathering at The Forks on Sept. 14.
Inclusive pornographer Kate Sinclaire will hold a workshop on filming sex scenes at the Winnipeg Film Group on Sept. 18. The workshop will address how to approach shooting intimate scenes.
Playwright Audrey Dwyer returned to her native Winnipeg this week to serve as Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (RMTC) artistic associate. She joins Kelly Thornton on her first season as artistic director at RMTC. This is the first time in the history of RMTC that both positions have been filled by women.
Manitoba Arts Council’s (MAC) new version of the Artists in Schools program rolls out this week.
Mixing tanks with Santa Claus is the real war on Christmas