Arts brief

Half Moon Market at the King’s Head

Dozens of local crafters and vendors will set up stands on the second floor of the King’s Head Pub (120 King St.) for the Half Moon Market on Nov. 14. The market will open to shoppers at 11 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. The building is not wheelchair accessible, and admission is free.

Digital jazz

Cities across Canada are participating in the Canadian Online Jazz Festival (COJAZZ)’s second edition from Nov. 7 to 14. On Nov. 11 at 8 p.m., Jazz Winnipeg will present the trio Free Time as part of the festival’s online programming. Tune into COJAZZ’s Facebook and YouTube channels to watch the performance and visit for a full performanced schedule.

Fresh Blood Project 2

Grab your tickets and head down to the Crescent Fort Rouge United Church (525 Wardlaw Ave.) for a night of percussion music. On Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., music by composers Steph Davis, Qianqian Jin, Kiara Nathaniel and Rebeka Schroeder will premiere at the concert. Visit to reserve tickets.

Celebrating women in blues

The Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.) is paying tribute to the talented blues musicians in Winnipeg at their Women in Blues night on Nov. 13. Starting at 7:30 p.m., local blues names like Romi Mayes, Blue Noise and more will take the stage. Tickets are $25 in advance and are available to purchase through Eventbrite. Doors open at 7 p.m., and seating is limited.

Royal MTC presents Orlando

The classic play Orlando, based on the novel by Virginia Woolf and adapted by Sarah Ruhl, will be performed at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (Royal MTC, 174 Market Ave.) from Nov. 24 to Dec. 18. The play is described as “a modern take on love, art and identity” with “inventive theatricality and beguiling characters.” Tickets are available for purchase by calling the box office at 204-942-6537 or by visiting

Return of the Art Holm

Art Holm, a Winnipeg-based performance series, is showcasing another selection of local theatre artists. For this edition, theatre artists Joanna Hawkins, Jordan Sangalang, Rob Crooks, Gwen Trutnau and Tanja Faylene Woloshen will perform at The Output, located in the Video Pool Media Arts Centre (second floor, 100 Arthur St.). The show, which will be ASL supported each night, runs live from Nov. 19 to 21 at 7 p.m. and will be available to view online from Nov. 21 to 28. Ticket prices are on a sliding scale ranging from free to $30 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.

Published in Volume 76, Number 09 of The Uniter (November 12, 2021)

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