Arts briefs

Jazz jam seshes

Every Tuesday this month, Jazz Winnipeg will bring a free weekly jazz jam session to Park Alleys in South Osborne. Each week from 8 to 10 p.m., a new house band will take the stage at the bowling alley dive bar. The invitation is extended to Winnipeg jazz players and fans alike.

The Standstills opener

Hailing from Oshawa, Ont., The Standstills, a two-piece rock band, will open for Three Days Grace at the Burton Cummings Theatre on Nov. 17. Ahead of the show, the band will release their forthcoming album, Shockwave, produced by the MNRK Music Group. The show starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

Bring on the burlesque

Head to the Park Theatre on Nov. 19 for an evening burlesque showcase presented by Prairie Diva. In a show called Cinema Sensations, the local dance ensemble will be joined by M. Funk Dance Productions and other solo dancers and singers. The doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased via

Nature imitates art

In an upcoming solo exhibition, Jedrick Thorassie, a self-taught artist from Tadoule Lake, Man., will display his visual works drawing from Dene culture, nature and politics on the main floor of 70 Arthur St. An opening night on Nov. 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. will feature refreshments and the opportunity to converse with Thorassie. The show is on display till Nov. 30.

Fortunate Ones @ WECC

Newfoundland-based band Fortunate Ones will play at the West End Culture Centre (WECC) on Nov. 12 as part of their Anchor Up tour. Joined by Old Man Luedecke and The Once, the show promises a night packed with some of Atlantic Canada’s best acts. Grab your tickets for $30 at

Royal MTC presents New

Catch the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (Royal MTC) latest production, New, from Nov. 5 to 19. Set in Winnipeg during the 1970s, New follows a group of immigrants from India learning about love, marriage and belonging. Tickets can be reserved via

Published in Volume 77, Number 08 of The Uniter (November 3, 2022)

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