Arts and culture briefs

Global art

CBC Television is airing a five-part series about art in five cities around the world. Interrupt This Program goes into Beirut, Kiev, Port-au-Prince, Athens and Medellin to look at several local artists who are using their work to elicit change, display courage or protest the political or societal status quo of their city.

Deep Dark Cave

Winnipeg’s Jeremy Koz is launching a new musical project. His latest band, Deep Dark Cave, will have their debut show at The Cavern on Nov. 20. The five band members, all with at least 15 years of musical experience, bring elements of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s to their on-stage presence to help tell their stories through music.

Concert for Claude

Pay for music and change a young man’s life on Nov. 16 at the West End Cultural Centre. Julie Epp met Claude through the Kimisagara Orphanage in Rwanda. Now she wants to bring the boy, who has become like a son to her, to Canada to study. All proceeds from this $15 show will go towards his travel expenses and school fees.

40 years of CV2

Contemporary Verse 2 (CV2) celebrated its 40 years of publishing at the University of Winnipeg’s 1C03 Gallery. With that party almost over, it’s launching its next issue at McNally Robinson Booksellers on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. On Nov. 13, CV2 will host two panel discussions in room 2M70 of the university from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Pricerazzi

A locally developed app could help you save money. Just submit an image of a receipt to Pricerazzi and it searches for price-match guarantees, finds the lowest price and gets the app user everything they need to get money back. This includes on appliances, toys and clothes. The cost for the service is 15 per cent of the refund.

Red Carpet Rendezvous

Red Carpet Rendezvous, an annual fashion show that raises money for Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre, is taking place on Nov. 14. The show features fall and winter fashion pieces by local designers, entertainment and swag bags for attendees. All proceeds will go to Ndinawe for upgrades to the centre. Go to redcarpetrendezvous.com for more information and tickets.

Published in Volume 70, Number 10 of The Uniter (November 12, 2015)

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