Arts briefs

Shared Legacies exhibit

The Manitoba Museum’s newest acquisition is a signed Paul Kane painting titled The Fur Trader – one of several to be added to the new Shared Legacies exhibit as part of the Prairies Gallery. To reserve tickets to see the exhibition in person, visit

WCD presents Serpentine

The Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers’ forthcoming exhibition Serpentine is an original work by Daina Ashbee, a 2019 Bessie Award winner for outstanding choreographer. The dance number, which runs from Nov. 25 to 27, promises a unique, intimate experience. To purchase tickets, visit

Living loud

Bring your energy (and your earplugs) to the Pyramid Cabaret this weekend (Nov. 12 and 13) for the 2022 Manitoba Loud Music Awards. Some of the province’s best heavy-metal bands are set to win awards in categories ranging from Female Fronted Band of the Year to Engineer of the Year. To learn more and purchase passes, visit

PLATFORM for a good cause

Now’s your chance to support the work of the PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. The organization’s 11x14 fundraiser runs from now until Dec. 10 and will lead up to a coveted art draw for ticket holders. Each $50 ticket guarantees an artwork donated by a slate of more than 50 artists. There is no admission fee for the event itself. Visit for more information.

A play about garbage and longing

Ellen Peterson’s None of This is Happening is Theatre Project Manitoba’s latest play, and it’s about “garbage, longing, Niagara Falls and our inescapable interconnectedness – for better and worse.” The quirky number opens Nov. 10 and plays until Nov. 20 at the Rachel Browne Theatre (211 Bannatyne Ave.). Visit to purchase tickets.

Mount Doom album-release show

This Saturday, Nov. 12, join local heavy psych/doom blues band Death Trip to celebrate the release of their latest album, Mount Doom. Sleeping Legion and Holy Void will open the night, hosted at the Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave.). Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 via The show starts at 9 p.m.

Published in Volume 77, Number 09 of The Uniter (November 10, 2022)

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