Arts Briefs

The Science Gallery is back!

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Science Gallery at the Manitoba Museum is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To purchase tickets in advance, visit

Crime Cellar releasing debut

Local doom-wave band Crime Cellar will release “Shake,” the first single of their forthcoming debut EP on Dec. 10. The full, four-song EP, Night Lust, will be released in January 2022. Look for it on all major platforms.

Théâtre Cercle Molière presents Inédit

The second play to be featured in the Théâtre Cercle Molière’s fall season is Eric Plamondon’s Inédit. Plamondon is a multidisciplinary Métis artist who explores themes of queerness and bilingual duality through his work. The play runs from Nov. 23 to Dec. 4 and will take place at 340 Provencher Blvd. Tickets can be purchased online at

Scenes from Love and Information

Fourth-year honours acting students from the University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film will perform a selection of scenes from Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information. The play will be livestreamed through a private YouTube channel from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. To reserve a ticket and receive a link to the live performance, visit or call 204-786-9152.

Laurie Fischer publishing a new poetry collection

Local poet Laurie Fischer is releasing a second poetry collection called Musings on a Life Well Lived on Nov. 29. The poet’s first collection, Poetry of the Pandemic, focused on the transitions of living through the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, while Musings on a Life Well Lived shifts toward the theme of new beginnings. Watch the book trailer here at

Art, music and more at Graffiti Gallery opening

On Nov. 25, Graffiti Gallery (109 Higgins Ave.) will open local artist Matthieu Bohémier’s Le Dessin Quotidien solo exhibition. Bohémier’s work explores a variety of styles, humour and ways of collaboration. Live music by DJ Fishhead and another surprise guest DJ (a former DMC World Champion) will perform at the event, which starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. Admission is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item.

Published in Volume 76, Number 11 of The Uniter (November 25, 2021)

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