Arts briefs

Django Festival All Stars @ the Rady JCC

The dynamic five-piece French jazz band Django Festival All Stars will make a Winnipeg stop at the Rady JCC (123 Doncaster St.) on Dec. 2 and 3. Tickets are $20 for students and $45 for everyone else and can be purchased via

Music in the Parlour

Stop by the Dalnavert Museum and Visitors’ Centre on Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. for another edition of Music in the Parlour. This musical event features the Barefoot Ceili Band, who will bring traditional Irish tunes to the parlour. Tickets are $40 ($35 for members) and can be purchased via

Winter classes open at Forum Art Centre

Brush up your art skills this winter at one of Forum Art Centre’s (120 Eugenie St.) 2024 classes. Each session is 10 weeks long with one class (two or two-and-a-half hours long) per week. Options range from watercolour painting to open-studio clay classes and more. For a full list of classes and to register, visit

Get curious @ cre8ery

From Dec. 7 to 19, artist and people-watcher David Colvin will exhibit a solo show at cre8ery (125 Adelaide St.). Colvin, a behavioral-health practitioner by day, explores the complex range of human emotions through his works, which draw visual inspiration from Early Netherlandish painting schools. For gallery hours and more information, visit

To Broadcast is to Scatter

Starting Nov. 30, the University of Manitoba School of Art’s Visiting Curator Program will present Shalaka Jadhav’s curation of works, To Broadcast is to Scatter. The exhibition features works from a swath of artists, including seth cardinal dodginghorse, Cadence Planthara, Diana Sofia Lozano and Natalia Villanueva Linares. A reception takes place on Nov. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the School of Art Gallery (180 Dafoe Rd., 255 ARTlab).

A Day With(out) Art

The Video Pool Media Arts Centre has teamed up with the New York-based non-profit Visual AIDS to present a two-day installation of five works forging connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability. Everyone I Know Is Sick will be available to view at the Poolside Gallery (3rd floor, 100 Arthur St.) on Dec. 1 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. and on Dec. 2 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Published in Volume 78, Number 12 of The Uniter (November 30, 2023)

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