Arts briefs

What le funk is up?

Boogie your way down to St. B this weekend for What Le Funk at Le Patio 340 (340 Provencher Blvd). From 8:30 p.m. till late, DJ MP FREE will spin funky tunes from the ’70s and ’80s. Refreshments will be available.

Indigenous artisans welcome spring

On March 10 and 11, head down to Union Station (123 Main St.) to stock up on handmade goods by talented Indigenous artisans. The Pitâw Mīno Muskîkî Indigenous Handmade Spring Market opens Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hot soup, warm hearts

The Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba’s (CNCM) annual stone-soup fundraiser runs from March 13 to 19. A host of local restaurants across the city will create a signature soup and donate $1 per bowl sold to CNCM. A list of participating restaurants can be found here:

On the rock

Seven bands, one night. Presented by the Music Cellar, WOW! ROCK U takes over the Park Theatre this Sunday, March 12, featuring bands Aphasia, Aunt Gassy’s Junk Drawer, Final Judgment, Generations, Hexadust, The Overdrive and X-Entricity. For an early night, head to the 4 p.m. show, or catch the 7 p.m. if you’re brave. Tickets to both can be purchased here:

Learn the Victorian way

Ever wonder about the lengths Victorians went to look their best? You may have a clearer answer on Sunday, March 12 if you head to the Dalnavert Museum. The next installment of the museum’s Language of Dalnavert lecture series, titled Pale of Cheek: Just How Far Are You Willing to Go to Get That Look, will discuss the whimsy of Victorian beauty regimens from 1 to 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased via

‘All the world is a very narrow bridge’

A tale of gender transition and a journey through Orthodox Judaism is coming to the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre from March 11 to 19. Narrow Bridge follows Sholem, who grapples with personal, family and religious dynamics in a heartwarming and humorous play. Tickets to the world premiere of the play, created by Daniel Thau-Eleff and directed by Tracey Erin Smith, can be purchased here:

Published in Volume 77, Number 21 of The Uniter (March 9, 2023)

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