Theatre

  • Arts briefs

    In conversation with Maureen Gruben// Through and Through// Artist talk with Grace Nickel// Music, mavens and more// Pulling heartstrings at home// Winnipeg New Music Festival

  • The curtains are up, and there’s no place to hide

    For many, post-secondary education is a pivotal time in one’s life – a time to make and learn from mistakes without fear of jeopardizing a career.

  • Volunteer-driven

    At a time when industries are finding it extremely difficult to keep their doors open due to staffing shortages, organizations are facing similar challenges recruiting volunteers. This is an issue, as many larger music events and festivals rely heavily on volunteers to operate.

  • Arts briefs

    The Trews at The Burt// Hoist exhibition at Platform Gallery// Comeback Kid releasing Heavy Steps// Honouring Cliff Eyland// Hone your grant-writing skills// Art exhibition expanded into podcast

  • PTE commissions portraits from young winnipeg artist

    Some artists take years to specialize in their field. Others pick up a pencil or a paintbrush and instantly feel a connection. Fourteen-year-old Essey Habtu has only been painting for the last couple of years but has already started to make a name for himself in Winnipeg’s arts scene.

  • Expanding the language of performance

    For the first time ever, the annual Winnipeg-based performance series Art Holm is hosting acts in both spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL). The show ran in person from Nov. 19 to 21 and streams online from Nov. 21 to 28. Art Holm No. 5 features stage artists from a variety of backgrounds and practices.

  • The show must go on

    After a year of online learning, students and staff in the University of Winnipeg Theatre and Film Department are happy to be back together in the classroom and on stage.

  • Arts Briefs

    The Science Gallery is back!// Crime Cellar releasing debut// Théâtre Cercle Molière presents Inédit// Scenes from Love and Information// Laurie Fischer publishing a new poetry collection// Art, music and more at Graffiti Gallery opening

  • Decolonizing, from Lens to Screen

    The Decolonizing Lens is a Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) initiative to make Indigenous films accessible to the community and foster dialogue between viewers and filmmakers. The latest free screening held by the series on Nov. 24 was Cree-Métis director Danis Goulet’s Night Raiders.

  • Arts Briefs

    A love letter to Jewish mothers// WAFF celebrating 20th anniversary// Exploring the Heart of the Forest// Midnight Review presents ... a new album// The city is still red// Supporting BIPOC filmakers

  • Apollo Suns return to The Park Theatre

    Restrictions that barred in-person performances during the COVID-19 pandemic left musicians scrambling to find different ways to collaborate and communicate.

  • City briefs

    What gets weird when we talk about free speech?// Vaccine verification is back// Love and Information live in YouTube// A reading with Karen McBride// Province recognizes assisted reproduction// While UMFA strikes, province pays $12.5M for third-party job training

  • Arts brief

    Half Moon Market at the King's Head// Digital jazz//Fresh Blood Project 2// Celebrating women in blues// Royal MTC presents Orlando// Return of the Art Holm

  • It’s been a long ‘live’ coming

    After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the So Long, Bannatyne music festival will be held on Nov. 20 at the Burton Cummings Theatre.

  • Exploring identity through contemporary dance

    Historically, dance companies have looked for certain physical qualities: height, weight, body shape and skin colour. Syreeta Hector, a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer, is attempting to bring awareness to this elitism in the ballet world.

  • Arts brief

    Drag brunch goes live// Two generations of art// Field Guide releases lead cover single// Jocelyn Gould Quartet jazzes up the WECC// The Telephone & La Voix humaine// Rise Again virtually

  • Critipeg: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy

    Plays Nov. 19 at Cinematheque

  • Cranking up the stories

    Combining image arts with the sounds of local music, the Winnipeg Crankie Festival redefines a popular storytelling tradition from the 19th century. This year, the festival will run from Nov. 5 to 7, with live shows taking place at the West End Cultural Centre and at the Crescent Fort Rouge United Church.

  • The war being waged within

    Through a play, dance segments and poetry, The War Being Waged takes the stage from Nov. 3 to 21 at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE). Also hosted online from Dec. 2 to 12, it tells the story of three generations of Indigenous women as they try to find their voices and uplift their community.

  • Stepping into the forgotten world of live events

    My entire life has always revolved around the arts. As a singer, I love seeing concerts, orchestral performances and open-mic nights. As an actor, I love watching plays, musicals and improv. As a visual artist, I enjoy attending gallery openings, art shows and just generally being around talent and art.

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