Arts briefs

Apollo Suns Release New Single

The award-winning, Winnipeg- based jazz group Apollo Suns will release a new single titled “Lake Country” on Sept. 24. The song, which was written as a love letter to the natural wonders of British Columbia, is a part of an EP that will be released at a later date.

Good Will Reopening Show

The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave.) has officially opened its doors to the public. To celebrate, the venue is throwing a reopening party on Oct. 2, where musical acts Caid Jones, Mooki and Boogey the Beat will be present. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through The show is 18+ and proof of vaccination is required at the door.

Black Forest Sanitorium Installation

In collaboration with WNDX, the PLATFORM centre for photographic and digital arts will present Diana Thorneycroft’s stop-motion animation installation, Black Forest Sanitorium, from Sept. 17 to Oct. 29. An artist talk, hosted by the Womxn’s Film and Video Network, will take place at The Cube at Old Market Square on Sept. 25 at 12 p.m.

Brandi Vezina Album Release Party

Award-winning, Métis singer-songwriter Brandi Vezina is releasing an album titled #dontsettle on Sept. 25. To celebrate, an album release party will happen at 48 Albert St. at 7 p.m., featuring special guest performances by Riley Dutiaume, Lucien Spence and Jesse Bandura. Tickets are $10. Purchasing details can be found at

WSO Community Celebration Concert

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra will perform a special free concert as part of Culture Days Manitoba’s programming. The Community Celebration concert will be at the Centennial Concert Hall (555 Main St.) on Saturday, Sept. 25. Seats are limited and can be reserved by calling the box office at 204-949-3999 or by visiting

Project Jazz at Old Market Square

Organized by Jazz Winnipeg, Project Jazz is a series of public art installations incorporating jazz music and multimedia art. The installation is one of many at Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and will go up at the west end of Bijou Park on the Red River College campus, The Cube at Old Market Square, the west exterior wall of the Rachel Browne Theatre and the north wall of the lot at the junction of King and Bannatyne. Project Jazz is free to view on Oct. 1 and 2 from 8 to 11 p.m.

Published in Volume 76, Number 3 of The Uniter (September 23, 2021)

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