Arts briefs

Sell your goods at Folk Fest

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is now accepting vendor applications for its Hand-Made Village for the 2024 festival until Jan. 18, 2024. Applicants are strongly encouraged to send samples of their work to the jury. To learn more and to apply, visit

Artist talk: Kim Kitchen

On Nov. 20 at noon, join Arts Accessibility Network Manitoba for a virtual artist talk with Kim Kitchen. Kitchen is a multidisciplinary artist whose exhibition Her Voice the Waves Like Silk is currently featured at the AANM Gallery. To register for the Zoom talk, email [email protected] with your name and accessibility needs.

Support your local circus

On Nov. 17, enjoy a bespoke beverage and lively entertainment while supporting circus arts at Circus & Cocktails, a fundraiser for Prairie Circus Arts. Aerial, contortion, hula hoops, handstands, pole, comedy and more are promised at the gala, which begins at 8 p.m. at Prairie Circus Arts’ 195 Collegiate St. facility. Tickets are $25 at the door.

The Waltz @ PTE

In August 1993, two second-generation Filipino Canadian teenagers meet at a cabin in Saskatchewan, not knowing their family histories intersect. Running from now until Nov. 29 at Prairie Theatre Exchange, The Waltz by Marie Beath Badian is a heartwarming Filipino-Canadian rom-com. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Made in the Middle Craft Market

Head down to the Norwood Community Centre (87 Walmer St.) on Saturday, Nov. 25 for the Made in the Middle Craft Market, presented by the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library. A $5 entry fee at the door lets you browse and buy from dozens of local artisans. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dark Ice @ the WAG

Premiering Nov. 18, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s forthcoming exhibit examines the drastic impacts of climate change on ecosystems and communities in the North. Dark Ice was conceived by artists Leslie Reid (Ottawa) and Robert Kautuk (Kangiqtugaapik, Clyde River, Nunavut) and features photographs, paintings and videos capturing climate-change narratives from northern communities. Visit for more information and hours of operation.

Published in Volume 78, Number 10 of The Uniter (November 16, 2023)

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