Arts and culture briefs


Mal Magorel is celebrating the release of her album, Malfunktion, on Oct. 16 at the West End Cultural Centre. The album mixes pop and soul, and is “the manifestation of a 32-year love affair between a woman and the magic music can bring to life.”

Little Thing Big Thing

The 2015-2016 Prairie Theatre Exchange season started on Oct. 14 with the Little Thing Big Thing. The show follows an ex-con and nun through Ireland and Dublin. Unsold tickets are available to students at the door for $10.

Fubuki Daiko

From Oct. 21 to 23, Fubuki Daiko, a taiko (Japanese drumming) group will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a concert at the Gas Station Arts Centre. The performance is part martial arts athleticism and part dance. For details, go to

Loss of Contact

Local filmmaker BJ Verot's film Loss of Contact won the CBC Short Film Face Off. The former University of Winnipeg film student worked with business partner Brad Crawford. Their submissions beat out eight others from across Canada with 13.5 out of 15 stars.

Raine Hamilton

Winnipeg musician Raine Hamilton has released a music video for her song Knots in Wood, which is about power. The video was shot at Hamilton’s Past Your Past< album release party earlier this year and is posted on YouTube.

Published in Volume 70, Number 6 of The Uniter (October 15, 2015)

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