Arts Briefs

Free Yoga at WECC

The West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice Ave.) is offering free community yoga every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-1 p.m. Tuesday classes are restorative, and Thursdays offer a more focused practice. The classes are held in the ACU Hall and are taught by certified Moksha instructors. For more information, visit

Ethics of Security

On Sept. 27, the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties and the University of Manitoba Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics will host an Ethics Cafe. The event will be a roundtable discussion exploring ethical issues surrounding security. The discussion will begin at 6 p.m., at The Tallest Poppy (103 Sherbrook St.). Visit for more information.

 Zaba album release

Local band Zaba will release their album <i>Mosaic Suite</i> on Sept. 29. The album boasts a blend of contemporary classical material, electronic music and traditional rock. The collaborative project includes Winnipeg musicians Ashley Bieniarz, Selci and pianist Paul Williamson. Pick it up at Music Trader, Into the Music,, or iTunes. For more information, visit

WAG partners with Iqaluit International Airport

The Winnipeg Art Gallery has recently announced their partnership with the Government of Nunavut to bring a display featuring Inuit art at the new Iqaluit International Airport, which opened on Sept. 13. The featured works include 58 Inuit sculptures, 18 wall-hangings and five large-scale murals by Charles Johnston that reproduce prints and drawings from the WAG Inuit art collection.

Queer and Present Danger returns

Chantel Marostica, a Winnipeg-born comedian currently based in Toronto, is returning to their hometown to perform a queer comedy showcase. <i>Queer and Present Danger</i> takes place at 10 p.m. on Sept. 22 at Club 200 (190 Garry St.), and includes performances by Elissa Black Wolf Kixen (WOKE Comedy) and Kate Schellenberg (Winnipeg Comedy Fest Gala). Tickets are $10.

Amy Goodman in Winnipeg

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! will be at the Knox United Church (400 Edmonton St.) on Sept. 29. The talk, “Stories of Democracy, Resistance, and Hope,” will discuss Goodman’s personal experiences as a journalist and organizer with citizen/grassroots-based movements. Tickets are $20 for general admission or $100 to include a post-event reception. Visit for information and tickets.

Published in Volume 72, Number 3 of The Uniter (September 21, 2017)

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