Arts briefs

Le Burger Week returns

Dozens of Winnipeg restaurants will present their meaty (and plant-based) creations to compete for the best-burger-intown crown. Le Burger Week runs from Sept. 1 to 14. A list of participating restaurants can be found at

Shakespeare bites back

It’s a drag performance, lecture and anthropomorphic magic trick all in one. i am your spaniel, or, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare by Gislina Patterson is We Quit Theatre’s take on the Shakespearean classic. The 90-minute performance plays at Video Pool’s Output Space (100 Arthur St.) from Sept. 9 to 17. Grab your tickets at

A CHAPEL for the arts

From Sept. 7 to 9, Winnipeg-born artist M3 Dudeck will welcome patrons to a makeshift church of performance art at Graffiti Gallery (109 Higgins Ave.). CHAPEL combines augmented reality, sound and visual arts to illuminate queer spirituality. Winnipeg is the first stop in a multi-year global tour of the show. The opening reception takes place on Sept. 7 from 7 to 11 p.m.

Presenting Planet Love

Gallerie Buhler Gallery’s forthcoming exhibition tackles the planet’s most pressing injustices – the climate crisis, colonialism, imperialism and capitalism – and meditates on the countering force of love. An opening reception on Sept. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. will welcome a roster of contributing Winnipeg artists to the project, curated by hannah_g. The works will be free to view at the Gallerie Buhler Gallery at St. Boniface Hospital until Nov. 19.

In conversation with Moneca Sinclaire

Drop by the Millenium Library’s Reading Garden on Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. for an exhilarating conversation with artist Moneca Sinclaire. Sinclaire is a mixed Cree, Scottish and English multimedia artist who transforms recycled materials and found objects into works of art. During the free talk, she’ll discuss her installation displayed on the first floor of the library.

Andino Suns take the WECC

On Saturday, Sept. 9, a musical performance by Regina-based, South American folk-rock band Andino Suns will mark the 50th year since Augusto Pinochet’s USbacked Chilean coup d’état. The show will feature the music of the late activist Victor Jara and an opening speech by Giselle Argel. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.. Tickets are $20 before fees and can be purchased online at

Published in Volume 78, Number 01 of The Uniter (September 7, 2023)

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