Arts briefs

Winnipeg Comiccon is here!

Calling all cosplayers and comic fans! The Winnipeg Comiccon takes p lace a t t he R BC C onvention Centre (375 York Ave.) from Oct. 29 to 30. Get your tickets and photo-op passes by visiting

Played the Fool releasing new single

Swan River-based musician Glenn Audy, known by the musical alias Played the Fool, will release “Playboy,” the lead single from a forthcoming first album titled Ride Inside Your Head on Oct. 29. The album will consist of a mix of alternative, indie, reggae and trap music. Look for it on major streaming platforms.

Get spooked at Six Pines

You have until Oct. 31 to experience ghoulish fun at Six Pines Haunted Attractions (located north of the Perimeter Highway on Sturgeon Road). The Daytime Ghoul Haunt runs on Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m. For a spookier time, visit Fear By Night (ages 15+), which starts at 7 p.m. from Oct. 28 to 31. Tickets are available at the booth or online at

Postmodern Jukebox at the Burton Cummings Theatre

Go back in time with Scott Bradlee’s pop-jazz ensemble Postmodern Jukebox, playing at the Burton Cummings Theatre (364 Smith St.) on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. The group is promising “the most sensational ’20s party this side of The Great Gatsby.” Event and ticket details are available at

Manitoba Music x Coup de coeur francophone

In the spirit of bringing francophone music from Western Canada to Montreal, Manitoba Music announced Rame à la rencontre, a partnership with Coup de coeur francophone, a festival running in Montreal and parts of Canada from Nov. 4 to 14. The partnership features Manitoba-based artists Andrina Turenne and Sala, as well as Lorig Morin from British Columbia.

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy opening in Canadian theatres

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ award-winning documentary Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy will hit Canadian theatres beginning Nov. 5. The Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque (100 Arthur St.) will screen the film on Nov. 19. Visit for updated ticket information and times.

Published in Volume 76, Number 07 of The Uniter (October 28, 2021)

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