Arts and culture briefs

Music ’N’ Mavens 

The Rady Jewish Community Centre is hosting its 18th season of Music ’N’ Mavens, which focuses on jazz and folk music. The series of shows and lectures runs Jan. 26 to March 24 with most events taking place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 for Rady members and $11 for non-members. Find more info at radyjcc.com. 

 

For The Love of Craft 

Manitoba Craft Council’s 2016 member exhibition and sale of contemporary craft is taking place Jan. 22 to Feb. 2. This show features ceramic, fibre, metal, glass, wood and paper work at Cre8ery Gallery as a way to celebrate craft and the community that is passionate about it. The gallery is located on the second floor of 125 Adelaide St. 

 

Nu Sounds 

Jazz Winnipeg is accepting applications for its 2017 Nu Sounds Series. Manitoba jazz musicians can send an outline of a unique performance concept to paul@ jazzwinnipeg.com by 5 p.m. on Feb. 12. The purpose of the series is to give musicians a venue to explore material they may not normally have the chance to present. 

 

Cross-cultural beading 

MAWA is hosting a Cross-Cultural Beading group on Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at 611 Main St. Becca Taylor will run this free workshop that will teach attendees how to to make Huichol beaded medallions. The finished products will be incorporated into a larger beaded installation about the lineage of women and communities built around craft and expression. 

 

Red Rising issue two 

The launch of the second issue of Red Rising Magazine is taking place at Neechi Niche, 865 Main St., on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. For $5 cover, attendees will receive a copy of the magazine and get the chance to listen to contributor readings and acoustic music by Leonard Sumner and Ali Fontaine.

Published in Volume 70, Number 16 of The Uniter (January 21, 2016)

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