Arts briefs

Juice Journal

University of Winnipeg literary journal Juice just released its 20th-anniversary issue. Originally slated to come out fall 2020, Juice 20 is finally available. To order a copy, send an email to uwinnipeg.juice@gmail.com with a name and phone number, the number of copies you wish to purchase (at $5 each) and preferred option of curbside pickup or delivery, as well as an e-transfer with the correct amount.

Creating in a digital world

Prairie Theatre Exchange is hosting a free professional development workshop as part of their Training Hub. Join HEIST, a live-art media company from Halifax as they discuss dramaturgy for the live digital medium. Registration opens on Jan. 25. The Jan. 30 workshop runs from 1 to 2 p.m. for a maximum of 20 people. Sign up at pte.mb.ca for this free workshop. Closed captioning and ASL interpretation is available.

Artist Boot Camp on grant writing

On Jan. 23, Creative Manitoba and MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) will host a workshop on how to write arts grants. Writer and editor Daniella Sanader will lead participants through preparing budgets, resumes and project proposals. Participants are encouraged to bring projects they wish to write grants for. This free workshop will be hosted through Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. Email Alison at info@mawa.ca to register.

Planet Pantry

Planet Pantry is now offering $5 delivery, as well as curbside pickup. This online market started in the fall with pop-up markets delivered to The Forks. It’s now expanded to a 24-7 online web store. Planet Pantry sells sustainable, ethical and local pantry items. Find their store at planetpantry.square.site.

Mocap with your webcam

On Jan. 25, Video Pool and Young Lungs Dance Exchange are co-hosting a workshop for contemporary dancers and performers about motion-capture technology. Media artist Freya Björg Olafson will lead participants through a virtual hands-on experience of using RADiCAL, an AI-powered motion-capture application with webcams. This free workshop has a limit of 100 participants. It runs on Jan. 25 from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit videopool.org.

Cinematheque at Home: Sound of Metal

Cinematheque is hosting weekly screenings through Vimeo on Demand. Patrons pay for access to featured films through the Cinemateque website. From Jan. 8 to 28, Sound of Metal will play. The debut feature of Darius Marder follows a drummer touring the US who starts to become Deaf. The film is in English and ASL with French subtitles. Cinematheque at Home titles are $5.99 to rent.

Published in Volume 75, Number 15 of The Uniter (January 20, 2021)

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