Arts Briefs

Bow down to your Crumb Queen

A local pop-up bakery gem now has a permanent home in Osborne Village. Crumb Queen opened at 166 Osborne St. on Sept. 23 and offers a selection of croissants, crullers and more tasty treats each weekend. Grab your sugar fix on Saturday or Sunday (or both) between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The RWB presents Snow White

Catch the Canadian premiere of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB)’s interpretation of the classic tale of Snow White from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. The show boasts choreography by French dancer Angelin Preljocaj and the music of Gustav Mahler’s symphonies. Reserve your tickets at

Reconciling the reel

In recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, “And a current runs through me...”, a series of short films by Indigenous directors, will be screened at the Dave Barber Cinematheque (100 Arthur St.) in collaboration with Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The screening takes place on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets are pay-what-you-can and available at

The Darkroom tour

On Sept. 29, join artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy and company for an exclusive tour of his Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art (460 Portage Ave.) exhibition. The Montreal-based, Costa Rica-born artist’s solo work will be displayed at the gallery until Dec. 17. The artist walkthrough takes place at 6:30 p.m., followed by an opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m.

Gimli Film Fest seeks new executive director

Following the departure of executive director Alan Wong after three years with the organization, the Gimli Film Festival is in search of a new leader. Professional experience in the film industry, media skills and a proven management track record are desired. The full posting can be accessed via

Latent Knowledge @ cre8ery

Explore the depths of consciousness and shared human experience through cre8ery’s newest group exhibition. Latent Knowledge features visual works by Bernard Ferguson, Sandra Vincent and Danielle Fontaine Koslowsky. Opportunities to meet the artists are available on Sept. 30 from 12 to 5 p.m. and Oct. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. For gallery hours and more information, visit

Published in Volume 78, Number 04 of The Uniter (September 28, 2023)

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