Arts brief

Drag brunch goes live

This Saturday, Nov. 6, Club 200 (190 Garry St.) will present Simply the Best of Miss Conception for an early afternoon of live drag brunch. The brunch festivities begin at 12:30 p.m., and advance tickets can be purchased for $25 through

Two generations of art

A father-daughter duo are the latest artists to be featured in an exhibit at cre8ery (125 Adelaide St.). Shariff and Tanisha Salakoh’s Baba Ati Omo-Two Generations exhibition will be shown at the studio from Nov. 11 to 23. The studio is open Tuesday through Friday from 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 5 p.m.

Field Guide releases lead cover single

As part of a Coldplay cover album, Winnipeg-based artist Field Guide released a cover of “Yellow” featuring Lizzie McAlpine. The artist will make a tour pitstop in Winnipeg on Jan. 28, 2022 at the Park Theatre as a supporting act for Leif Vollebekk. Listen on any major streaming platform.

Jocelyn Gould Quartet jazzes up the WECC

Internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist Jocelyn Gould will perform with a quartet featuring Rodney Whitaker (bass), Quincy Davis (drums) and Will Bonness (piano) on Nov. 12 at the West End Cultural Centre (586 Ellice Ave.). Tickets are available through Eventbrite and range from $25 to $30. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.

The Telephone & La voix humaine

On Nov. 5 and 6, a double feature of theatrical opera shows in English and French will play at the Centennial Concert Hall (555 Main St.). The Telephone (sung in English) is described as a “charming romantic comedy,” while La voix humaine (sung in French with projected English translations) is described as a “theatrical tour-de-force of drama, tension and anguish.” Ticket information and more can be found at

Rise Again, virtually

The Home County Music and Art Festival and Winnipeg music non-profit Home Routes are hosting a virtual celebration of Stan Rogers songs at Rise Again!. Starting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 26, Winnipeg musical artists JD Edwards, Leonard Podolak, Nathan Rogers and Gilles Fournier, along with musicians from London, Ont. and Mahone Bay, NS will pay tribute to the late folk singer. Tickets prices start at $20 and are available at

Published in Volume 76, Number 08 of The Uniter (November 4, 2021)

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