Arts Briefs

Indie across the Prairies

As part of the Winnipeg Folk Festival’s Hear All Year concert series, The Rural Alberta Advantage will bring indie sounds from two provinces over to the Park Theatre (698 Osborne St.) on Oct. 3. Tickets start at $27.50 before taxes and fees and can be purchased on Ticketmaster. The show starts at 7 p.m.

Taking Reel Pride

For 37 years, the Reel Pride Film Festival has brought queer cinema and shorts to Winnipeg audiences. This year, the festival will make a highly anticipated in-person return for the first time since 2019. From Oct. 12 to 15, Reel Pride will screen a program of 2SLGBTQ+ films at the Gas Station Arts Centre. Grab tickets and a program by visiting

Métis experiences in residential schools

Catch the tail-end of Forgotten: The Métis Residential Schools Experience Exhibit from now until Oct. 3 at Vincent Design (3rd Floor, 303 - 765 Main St.). This essential exhibit displays accounts of Métis experiences in residential schools. Fiddler Alexandre Tétrault and storyteller Shaun Vincent will perform. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For daily viewing hours, visit

Going baroque

Several months late, the Winnipeg Baroque Festival will officially conclude its 2022 installment with Bach’s St. John Passion. Postponed to Oct. 2 from its original date in April, the choral masterpiece will feature members of Vancouver’s Pacific Baroque Orchestra, baroque soloists Jane Fingler, Vicki St. Pierre, Haitham Haidar and Jonathon Adams and Manitoba choralists. Get tickets for $40 at

Fall supper harvests support

The Free Press will host its second annual fall supper at the Ukrainian Labour Temple (591 Pritchard Ave.) to launch the publication’s community cookbook and support Harvest Manitoba. Tickets are $125 per person and include a multi-course meal by chef Paul Ormond and beer and spirit sampling from Nonsuch Brewing and Capital K Distillery. $25 from each ticket, which can be purchased via Eventbrite, will be donated to Harvest Manitoba.

Honouring Truth and Reconciliation

To commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30, the Winnipeg Art Gallery has partnered with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to offer special programming. Following an hour-long broadcast, U of M history professor Sean Carleton will launch his new book, Lessons in Legitimacy: Colonialism, Capitalism, and the Rise of State Schooling in British Columbia. General admission fees will be donated to the NCTR. Doors open at 11 a.m.

Published in Volume 77, Number 04 of The Uniter (September 29, 2022)

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