Arts briefs

MCO announces spring concert

Tickets to the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra (MCO) and Pembina Trails Voices’ concert, Jonah, are now available to purchase. The concert takes place in person on April 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and will stream online on April 29. For more information, visit

Vintage, handmade and more

This Saturday, April 2 at the Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.), a handful of vintage and craft vendors will be available to peruse at The Buzz Vintage and Handmade Market. The market is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proof of vaccination is required, and masks are encouraged.

Harry Manx at the WECC

Blues musician Harry Manx will take the stage at the West End Cultural Centre (WECC, 586 Ellice Ave.) on April 13. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 to $35 and can be purchased online at

A jam session for a good cause

In support of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation’s Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal, Jazz Winnipeg is hosting a jam session at the King’s Head Pub on April 3 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. A suggested donation of $10 or more can be made at the door or online via

Mahogany Frog releases new album

Faust is the title of Winnipeg instrumental electronic-rock band Mahogany Frog’s latest album. The instrumental album, inspired by the 1926 German film of the same name, was released over three months, with the final song launched on March 25. Listen to Faust on all major streaming platforms.

Art Talk: The Photograph as Art

For the April edition of First Fridays in the Exchange and in celebration of the 2022 Flash Photographic Festival, visual artist Iyunade Judah and documentary photographer Tim Smith will join moderator Sarah Hodges-Kolisnyk to discuss how to conceptualize photography as an art form. The Photograph as Art will be streamed online on April 1 at 6:30 p.m. To tune in, visit

Published in Volume 76, Number 23 of The Uniter (March 31, 2022)

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