Glassreel at Into The Music
On Friday, Nov. 15, Glassreel, a collaboration between Kelly Beaton and Trevor Graumann, is playing a show at Into The Music (245 McDermot Ave.). Soon to embark on a North American tour, the local pop band has been compared to The New Pornographers and Belle and Sebastian. The show starts at 7 p.m. It’s free and open to all ages.
PLATFORM members’ screening
PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts is hosting its annual screening of members’ short films on Nov. 18 at Cinematheque (100 Arthur St.). The screening starts at 7 p.m. and promises to feature a range of work that will make viewers laugh, cry and everything in between.
Rebecca Belmore book launch
Rebecca Belmore is launching her new publication Wordless-The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore at Urban Shaman Gallery (290 McDermot Ave.) on Nov. 16. Belmore has been making groundbreaking contemporary art since the ’80s, and the book features full-colour documentation of her work alongside a variety of essays. The launch starts at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Art opening at Blinkers
Marie-France Hollier’s new exhibition, Knots and Tape Loops, opens this Friday, Nov. 15, at Blinkers (520 Hargrave St.). Hollier works primarily in photography and sound, and this recent work explores the connection between sound, memory and perception. The opening reception is from 7 to 10 p.m.
Young Lungs celebrates 15 years
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Young Lungs Dance Exchange is hosting a dance party to celebrate 15 years of dance programming. Kilusan, Louie Lovebird and DJ Zuki will be providing the tunes. The party starts at 10 p.m., and tickets are $15.
Alison James artist talk
Alison James, a multidisciplinary artist living in Winnipeg, has a research-based practice that explores autobiography and identity by investigating the technical aspect of printmaking and the very nature of the records people create throughout their lives. James’ talk is at Martha Street Studio (11 Martha St.) on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m.