Arts briefs

A gothic gathering

Club Happenings (114B Osborne St.) wants to bring Osborne Village back to its goth glory days – at least for a night. Join in on the fun this Friday, Feb. 3 at 9 p.m., when DJ Evil Bastard will bring in the goth-new-wave-postpunk-industrial vibes. The 18+ event is $5 before 11 p.m. and $10 afterward.

A very West Broadway winter

Bundle up for the annual West Broadway Snoball Winter Carnival, taking place this Saturday, Feb. 4. An afternoon of activities, including outdoor games, ice skating and fireside storytelling, to name a few, will be available at no cost. The fun runs from noon to 4 p.m. at 185 Young St.

Manitoba artists receive JUNO nominations

Several Manitoban musicians have scored a spot on the 2023 JUNO awards nomination list. Faouzia is listed for Songwriter of the Year, The Bros. Landreth for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and Jordan St. Cyr for Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year. Winners will be announced at the 2023 JUNO Awards on March 13 in Edmonton.

Through Idan Cohen’s Looking Glass

The Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers will host Israeli choreographer Idan Cohen from Feb. 9 to 12. Joined by a troupe of local dancers, Cohen’s Looking Glass performance features a Phillip Glass piano accompaniment played by Lisa Rumpel. For times and tickets, visit

The Rockies get their picture show

A selection of films travelling from the Canadian Rockies to the Maritimes will make a stop in Winnipeg on Feb. 4. The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will present films celebrating mountain landscapes, extreme sports and the wonders of the natural world. This year’s edition will show at the Centennial Concert Hall (555 Main St.) at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at

Urban Shaman presents Brennan McKay

Hailing from the Minegoziibe Nation of Manitoba, photographer Brennan McKay’s exhibition Da 4 Seasons is on display at the Urban Shaman Gallery (290 McDermot Ave.) from now until Feb. 25. Da 4 Seasons is a culmination of work documented on McKay’s bike trips, combining his love of photography with a passion for Indigenous language revitalization. For more information and gallery hours, visit

Published in Volume 77, Number 17 of The Uniter (February 2, 2023)

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