Arts briefs

The old Ball & Chain

Catch the tail end of Ball & Chain, the latest exhibition at cre8ery, on now until Feb. 14. The show features works by landscape and surrealist artist Janet Letkeman and mixed-media artist Jeff Peeling. For gallery hours and more, visit

Trouble in Mind @ MTC

The Royal MTC’s latest production, Trouble in Mind, opens Feb. 15. The play, written by Alice Childress, chronicles the experiences of Black actors in theatre, dealing with the throes of discrimination. Reserve your tickets here:

Feeling Lynchian

A tribute to director David Lynch, singer Julee Cruise and late composer Angelo Badalamenti is in order at the Good Will Social Club. The Music Behind David Lynch, playing Feb. 9, will feature cover performances by Ghost Twin, Cantor Dust, Wikipedia and À La Mode. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Purchase your tickets here:

A reel good workshop

Learn the fundamentals of Super 8 filmmaking with artist Kristiane Church. The workshop, which takes place Sunday, Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will show participants how to program the cameras, experiment with light, process the film and more. Spots are limited, so act fast:

UW theatre troupe presents The Secret in the Wings

The University of Winnipeg’s Acting III: Honours class will perform Mary Zimmerman’s The Secret in the Wings from Feb. 14 to 18. Directed by Hope McIntyre, the lesser-known fairy tale “confronts our fears and discovers the power of kindness with humour and wit.” Reserve your tickets here:

‘Where street dance and classical music meet’

This weekend, stop by the intersection of dance and music at Breakin’ Classical. With movement performances by the FLY Dance Company, accompanied by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the show promises to wow audiences of all ages. The show plays on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available online via

Published in Volume 77, Number 18 of The Uniter (February 9, 2023)

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