Arts briefs

A field trip through Black History

To celebrate Black History Month, the Manitoba Museum is offering a free, virtual field trip. Community Voices: Black History in Canada takes viewers through a live, historical look at the contributions and challenges of Black people and communities in Canada. Register for a tour on Feb. 19 or 23 by visiting

Honour and Reverence

On Feb. 17, cre8ery (125 Adelaide St.) will welcome Yukon-based artist Pat Bragg for her Honour and Reverence exhibition. Bragg’s portfolio combines beaded photography and wearable art to draw artistic connections to the land. A beading on photography workshop with Bragg will take place on Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m., with supplies included in the $75 cost. Visit for gallery hours and more.

Rediscovering Rooster Town

Emmy-nominated independent journalist Terry MacLeod will join Darrell Sais to present a talk on the Rooster Town, a former Métis community. The talk is the final chapter of the Rady JCC’s Music ‘N’ Mavens speaker series. Participation is free via Zoom, and advanced registration is required. Visit for more details.


CKUW 95.9 FM, the University of Winnipeg’s campus radio station, is hosting their annual fundrive from Feb. 11 to 25. The radio station relies on community donations to cover 25 per cent of their yearly budget to keep their coverage on air and ad-free, and to cover equipment fees and operations. Donations over $35 are eligible for thankyou gifts and incentives. Visit a pledge.

Kickstarting the Dead Work Collective

A collective of nine Canadian comic-book artists in the recently formed Dead Work Collective has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their forthcoming Dead Work Anthology. The collective members hail from Winnipeg, Oshawa and Calgary and includes recent nominees for the Sequential Magazine Awards: Jordan Patrick Finn, Steven Kaul and Lyndon Radchenka. The various pledge tiers offer copies of the anthology, discussions with the artists, a custom comic and more. Visit to donate and learn more.

Published in Volume 76, Number 17 of The Uniter (February 10, 2022)

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