Pet fair! // BIPOC Improv // Acclaimed Swedish film Border finally comes to Winnipeg // Level 16 at Cinematheque // School of Art student show at Platform // Pink Panda’s Pandamensional
FACE | TIME with Anita Lebeau // Labour Protest Songs at the library // Winnipeg Comedy Showcase’s 5th anniversary // Shakespeare + Phantom of the Paradise = true Winnipeg weirdness // International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Writer Jamie Michaels and artist Doug Fedrau’s graphic novel Christie Pits uses the comic book medium to explore racism in Canada.
Winnipeg’s status as a cultural hub for music, dance and drama has its roots in the vaudeville era of live theatre. An art form that flourished from the 1880s to the 1930s, vaudeville defined pop culture until it was eventually supplanted by radio and talking pictures.
The first feature film by 30-year-old documentarian Bing Liu, Minding the Gap has seen its reputation grow from its debut at 2018’s Sundance Film Festival throughout its long trek across the global festival and arthouse circuits.
H.O.M. is Where the Heart Is // MAWA cupcake auction! // CBC Manitoba Open House // Indigenous writers in residence // African Movie Festival in Manitoba // What to Do with Albert?
Try to tango // Micah Erenberg signs to Sleepless // Café Scientifique talks addiction // Lara Rae’s Dragonfly // Drag Race with local queens // Fundraise to Make Poverty History
Write Ur Own Rom/Com // How I Learned to Drive // All You Can Eat Perogies! // Winnipeg Tattoo Show // Boss Babe Pyjama Party
Black History Month on campus // Free music workshops for North End youth // La Poutine Week // Canadian International Comedy Film Festival // Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia at UWinnipeg
Winnipeg Cinematheque is hosting a retrospective of the films of Jean-Pierre Melville in celebration of the director’s 100th birthday.
Open Caskets book launch // Throwback Thursdays III at WECC // Jay Mohr at Rumor’s // Sheena Rattai salutes Leonard Cohen // Forthwith Festival // After the Cause
Michael Boss’ Reverence at MHC Gallery // Intimate Apparel at Winnipeg Jewish Theatre // Tough Love with Jennifer Smith // Winnipeg Film Group Members’ Screening // Book launch for Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice // Metalfest fundraiser, with ridiculously niche tributes!
“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote” // Peer Gynt at Black Hole Theatre Company // Big Fun Festival // Dial Code Santa Claus at Cinematheque // Remembering Rachel Browne // New Magic Valley Fun Town
Winnipeg’s comedy scene was marked by profound change in 2018. Long-standing open mic nights ended, and festivals were shelved. Simultaneously, existing rooms have taken off, new venues have arrived, and many old staples are still going strong.
Skate under Bokeh // Learn to edit video // High-Brow Comedy // The last 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall // Launching Drag in the Peg
1. Lo Pub
2. Village Cafe
3. The Royal Albert Arms
1. Tyler Penner
2. Elissa Black Wolf Kixen
3. Angie St. Mars
Mary Yuusipik Singaqti at the WAG // Carmanah and Hey Ocean! at the Good Will // Mary’s Wedding at Theatre Projects Manitoba // Filmmaking workshops at Video Pool // Brian Stockton at Cinematheque // Prairie Modernist Noir
Tarbut Festival // Simon Fuh at Flux Gallery // Late Night Wars 4 // McDonald’s and metal // From Seed to Seed // Women and non-binary GIF-making workshop
Free First Fridays film screening // Pamela Mala Sinha’s Happy Place at PTE // Becoming Dr. Ruth // Jesse Matas album release show // Hempfest Cannabis Expo // The Legacy Project: Evolutions