Arts briefs

Pop Up Drag Show

Don your finest threads and head down to Club 200 (190 Garry St.) on Friday, Feb. 28 for a pop-up drag show! The lineup will feature local sweethearts and secret, oh-so-special guests and is sure to be a fabulous time. The show starts at 11:30, and cover is $5.

Sea Moya (Germany)

Catch kraut-beat-indie rockers Sea Moya at the Handsome Daughter (61 Sherbrook St.) on Tuesday, March 3. Special guests, including local electronic/house act French Class, are opening, and the show is an early one, with doors at 7 p.m. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. sharp, and cover is $10.

Micah Erenberg/Slow Leaves

Local songwriting darlings Micah Erenberg and Slow Leaves will play tunes at the Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club (234 Main St.) on Saturday, Feb. 29. Erenberg will play with a full band, and Slow Leaves as a duo comprised of Grant Davidson and Rej Ricard. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Eventbrite.

Urban Ecology Walk: Energy and the Cosmic Whole

Barbara and Clarence Nepinak, Allen Sutherland, Dave Pancoe, John Wyndels and Cary Hamel will lead an evening walk-and-talk on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. The walk will focus on the connection between urban and ecological systems and will end around a fire at The Forks. For more information and to reserve a free spot, visit Eventbrite.

Keynote: Dr. Otto on ”Gender, Sexuality, & the Bauhaus“

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) and the School of Art are co-presenting a keynote lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Otto on Friday, Feb. 28. Otto is an art historian and the author of numerous books, and her work focuses on gender, sexuality, queer identites, occult spirituality and architecture. Otto’s lecture will take place at MAWA (611 Main St.) at 7 p.m.

Decolonizing Lens: Art and Activism

The Decolonizing Lens is hosting a screening of Invasion at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (300 Memorial Blvd.) on Thursday, Feb. 27, followed by a discussion about the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s efforts to protect traditional territory and the role art can play in political activism. The event is free, but 100 per cent of all donations will go toward the Wet’suwet’en Nation at the Gidimt’en Access Point. Doors open at 6 p.m., the film screens at 7, and the panel discussion starts at 7:30.

Published in Volume 74, Number 19 of The Uniter (February 27, 2020)

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