Arts briefs

Reel Pride 2021

The Reel Pride Film Festival is returning for their 36th year to celebrate LGBTTQ** film in Manitoba. A series of in-person events and virtual screenings will happen from Oct. 12 to 17. A full festival pass is $50. Visit for more details.

Submit your docs

The Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival is now accepting submissions of short and feature-length documentary films from now until Oct. 22 at 12 p.m. to be premiered at the 2021 edition of its festival from Dec. 1 to 5. Visit for more information.

An evening with Colin Smith

As part of Thin Air 2021, Winnipeg’s international writers festival, poet Colin Smith, author of Permanent Carnival Time, will join poet Cam Scott for an evening of reading and conversation. The event takes place on Oct. 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers (4000-1120 Grant Ave.).

Jade Turner album release

Jade Turner, a country artist from Misipawistik Cree Nation, will release a self-titled album on Oct. 15, featuring singles “Run Carly Run,” “Hangover Blues” and “Somehow Someone.” Previously, Turner’s debut album, North Country, was named Best Country Album at the Indigenous Music Awards in 2017.

MCO presents Raine Hamilton

Folk musician Raine Hamilton will play guitar, fiddle and sing alongside the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra (MCO). The performance will be held in person at Westminster United Church (745 Westminster Ave.) on Oct. 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and online on Nov. 3. Tickets can be purchased by calling 204-783- 7377 or visiting

Museum Music Minutes at Dalnavert

On Oct. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m., several musicians and groups, including Zachary Rushing from Jazz Winnipeg, the Manitoba Underground Opera and Métis fiddler Melissa St. Goddard, will play 20-minute “showand-tell” sets at the Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre (61 Carlton St.). The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. Register at new-events/2021/10/9/museum-music-minutes.

Published in Volume 76, Number 05 of The Uniter (October 7, 2021)

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