Digital double feature à la PTE
Alongside in-person performances, the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) has announced the return of select digital programming for those wanting to bring the theatre home. Two free digital works (Yvette Nolan’s Katharsis and Andraea Sartison’s) will be available from Sept. 22 to Oct. 2 and Oct. 6 to 16, respectively.
Lennard Taylor reopening soirée
Champagne, live art and fall fashions are on the menu at Lennard Taylor’s grand opening event this Thursday, Sept. 22. Head up to the fifth floor of 290 McDermot St. at 7 p.m. to join designer Lennard Taylor and company to learn more about the boutique and design studio’s sustainable vision. Entry is free.
The city won’t sleep tonight
It’s a classic event with an interactive twist. This Saturday, Sept. 24, downtown Winnipeg will be lit up for another edition of Nuit Blanche. This year, the Winnipeg Trolley Company will offer free rides from the WAG to The Forks to the Exchange. Plan your route and circle your must-sees by visiting nuitblanchewinnipeg.ca.
Bringing African cinema to the Prairies
Running from Sept. 23 to 24 at the Gas Station Theatre, the African Movie Festival in Manitoba will screen 18 films by African directors. A symposium on the theme of African Films and the City: Space-making, Place-making, Filmmaking will take place on Sept. 24 at 8:30 a.m. with a keynote address by Tunde Kelani.
Music aboard the Nonsuch
On Oct. 1, Winnipeg-based songwriter Daniel Jordan will launch his latest album in an unusual location: the Nonsuch at the Manitoba Museum. Inspired by Manitoba’s Interlake, Jordan’s album Songs from the Inland Sea was birthed out of research, interviews and lived experience in the region during the artist series he took part in. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased via bit.ly/3Bu5haZ.
Reigniting Indigenous languages
Experience a myriad of Indigenous languages through the arts at the Indigenous Languages Festival this Saturday, Sept. 25. Michif fiddlers, Cree comedians and Ojibwe singers are among the acts that will take the stage at Tec Vocational High School (1555 Wall St.). General tickets are $20 and can be purchased in person at 119 Sutherland Ave. or by calling Meranda McLeod at 204-990-6309. The event takes place from noon to 5 p.m.
Published in Volume 77, Number 03 of The Uniter (September 22, 2022)