Arts and culture briefs

Made By You

Get ready to get crafty at the 7th Annual Made By You Makers’ Event on Oct. 16. Seven workshops and six demonstrations will be held at the Holy Cross Gym from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For $5 to get in and $25 per workshop, attendees can even just bring their own project to work on in The Craft Lounge.

Noah Derksen comes home

Musician Noah Derksen left Manitoba with a scholarship to the University of British Columbia, but he’s popping back into his hometown of Winnipeg to perform on Oct. 19. His stop at The Park Theatre is part of a cross-Canada tour in support of his sophomore album, In Search of the Way.

UWpg Film Festival

For the first time, the UWpg Film Festival is taking place at the University of Winnipeg’s own Asper Centre for Theatre and Film from Oct. 19 to 21. In addition to being able to see films from across the country, students will also have the opportunity to learn from industry experts through screenwriting and horror filmmaking panel discussions.

Being Greene

On Oct. 13, a documentary in which a Manitoba family opens up about their struggles with mental illness will premiere on CBC at 9 p.m. The creators of Being Greene hope this film will be a catalyst for more Canadians opening up about how mental illness impacts them and their families.

Holistic Living Expo

The Holistic Living Expo is happening at the Assiniboia Downs Oct. 14 to 16. Attendees can check out the booths with health and wellness practitioners; psychic and intuitive readers; new age products; and holistic healing methods for free, although parking is $6. The event is in conjunction with the Winnipeg Rock and Mineral Show.

Published in Volume 71, Number 6 of The Uniter (October 12, 2016)

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