Arts and Culture briefs

All Access 2016

On Screen Manitoba’s All Access 2016 is featuring keynotes, panels, case studies and featured interviews in partnership with New Media Manitoba. This year’s installation of the event is focusing on online monetization and distribution, exploring creating linear and interactive content, showcasing virtual reality opportunities and new entertainment formats. It takes place Jan. 11 to 13 and registration is available through onscreenmanitoba.com.

 

Campus podcast

CBC’s first original podcast series is taking a look at what student life is like. Inspired by their own post-secondary experiences, host Albert Leung and producers Sean Brocklehurst and Eric Van have been taking a look at topics such as sexual assault, avoiding debt and gender identity. New episodes of Campus are posted at cbc.ca/radio/campus every other Tuesday.

 

Healthy Living Extravaganza 

The Healthy Living Extravaganza is a great place to focus on New Year’s resolutions of improving health. On Jan. 10, the East End Community Centre will be packed with vendors. For $2 admission, attendees will get to take part in fitness classes, including yoga, zumba and belly dance, and check out several presentations, including about spiritual health, hip hop and chiropractic health. 

 

Art on the wall

On Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., the opening reception of 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall will take place at cr8ery. The exhibit will open with 99 pieces of art on the walls for sale. As pieces are purchased, they will be taken down and packaged. The art that remains on the wall will be up for grabs until Jan. 19. 

 

Encounters

Theatre Project Manitoba presents Encounters at the Rachel Browne Theatre from Jan. 7 to 17. Encounters will bring in playwrights Sydney Hayduk and Fraz Wiest for an interactive evening with the audience. They will each share a play, which will be followed by a talk with the audience. The talk could include cocktails, painting, dancing and time travel.

Published in Volume 70, Number 14 of The Uniter (January 7, 2016)

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