Arts Briefs

THIN AIR returns to Winnipeg

The annual THIN AIR programming put on by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival has commenced. From now until Oct. 18, a host of hybrid events and workshops will draw in budding and seasoned writers from all around town. To learn more about the programming, visit

CKUW to host DIY DJ workshop

Aspiring DJs may head to the CKUW 95.5 FM station headquarters (Room 4CM11, University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave.) on Sept. 24 for a chance to broadcast a 30-minute show on live airwaves. No prior experience is necessary. To sign up, visit

Video Pool has a midlife crisis

Winnipeg’s premier digital art non-profit is turning 40 – and to celebrate, they’re hosting a self-proclaimed midlife crisis party. On Sept. 22 from 7 p.m. onwards, Video Pool will welcome guests to VP40 - Phase 2: Passion (The Early Years) on the second floor of the Artspace Building (100 Arthur St.). DJs, artists and veteran members will be present. The event is free.

Entangled @ MHC Gallery

The MHC Gallery a t t he Canadian Mennonite University’s forthcoming exhibition Entangled constructs a dialogue between artist Miriam Rudolph and members of the Artes Vivas collective. Rudolph’s work examines her experiences growing up in Paraguay in the context of colonialism. The Artes Vivas collective brings in works from Indigenous artists based in Paraguay. For gallery hours and more information, visit

Nuit Blanche 2023

On Saturday, Sept. 23, central Winnipeg will transform into an urban art party. Nuit Blanche will unite arts and culture fiends across the city through installations, workshops, street parties and more. This year’s programming focuses on four zones that celebrate the arts in Winnipeg: the Exchange District, The Forks/CMHR, downtown and St. Boniface. For more information,  visit

Indigenous theatre spotlighted at Royal MTC

From Sept. 24 to 29, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre will present Pimootayowin: A Festival of New Work, showcasing the artistry of several Indigenous playwrights: Mary Black, Ryan  Black, Mike Lawrenchuk, Emily Meadows, Victoria Perrie and Eric Plamondon. A different play is open for free, public viewing each evening. For the full schedule, visit

Published in Volume 78, Number 03 of The Uniter (September 21, 2023)

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