Jazz improv with Carter Graham
Hone your musical improv skills with jazz musician Carter Graham at a workshop presented by the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts (1B01, Bryce Hall, 515 Portage Ave.). This improvisation workshop takes place in person on Feb. 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and costs $35.
Gallery 1C03 reopens its doors
For the first time in over two years, Gallery 1C03 is hosting an in-person exhibition. The gallery, which is located inside of the University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave.) will feature Grace Nickel’s Eruptions exhibition from Feb. 17 to March 25. Visitors are required to register for a 30-minute time slot 24 hours in advance. Visit bit.ly/3HSl4lR to register.
The Winnipeg Comedy Showcase returns
The 28th edition of the Winnipeg Comedy Showcase features local comics Chad Anderson, Jaydin Pommer, Jon Wilson, Angie St. Mars, Garrett Leblanc and Tyler Kotowski. Join host Jared Story for a night of laughs at the Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.) on March 3. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased via bit.ly/3JxxOyA.
Lighting up The Cube
Looking for something to do this weekend? Drop by the community rink at The Cube in Old Market Square for a night of music and interactive art. Friday and Saturday programming features curated bops from Manitoba Music and a neon light display created by Victoria-based arttech company Limbic Media. Visit exchangedistrict.org to keep up to date on events in the area.
window presents Eve Tagny
Montreal-based artist Eve Tagny’s work is featured in the latest installation at the window gallery. Moors [Romanticizing the uncultivated] examines “the creative ways in which marginalized individuals and communities commit to live, rather than merely survive, and resist personal annihilation,” as per the artist’s statement. window is a sidewalk-level gallery located at the Artspace building on the corner of Bannatyne Avenue and Arthur Street.
PTE announces two digital projects
After cancelling the in-person performance of Ins Choi’s play Bad Parents due to health and safety concerns, the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) has announced two digital plays that will be available to stream in March. Places We Go, a series presented in both Tagalog and English, will begin streaming free on March 1 and will continue throughout the month. A Dance to the End of the World will be available from March 14 to Apr. 31. Visit pte.mb.ca for more information.
Published in Volume 76, Number 18 of The Uniter (February 17, 2022)