Romeo, save me
This month, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) will retell a classic Shakespearian tale through movement. Romeo and Juliet plays on the Centennial Concert Hall stage from Feb. 15 to 18. Tickets can be purchased by calling 204-956-2792 or by visiting rwb.org.
Black and Proud/Noir et Fier
Théâtre Cercle Molière is ringing in Black History Month with an exciting program of events throughout February. Film screenings, an art exhibition and a speaker series are among the myriad of activities planned for Noir et Fier - Black and Proud. For the full program, visit tinyurl.com/armmw57e.
Art with teeth
Starting Feb. 2, Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery (290 McDermot Ave.) will showcase artist Pat Bruderer’s exhibition Kâwi Tahkwahtîtân: Kisihcikîwin Sâsîpîhtamowin / Biting Back: Our Cultural Resilience. Bruderer uses the Cree art practice of birchbark biting as a symbol of resilience. An opening reception takes place on Feb. 2 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Celebrate Palentine’s Day
Wine and dine with your gals and pals while supporting local arts at Palentine’s Dinner. Hosted on Feb. 9 at Little Brown Jug (336 William Ave.), the dinner serves as a fundraiser for Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA). Tickets include a three-course meal by chef Ben Kramer and two complimentary beverages. To purchase your spot, visit tinyurl.com/mpdwtyt3.
On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 6, join moderator Hannah Godfrey and company for the final Climate Circle, presented by Young Lungs Dance Exchange. In the 1.5-hour workshop, participants are given space to openly express climate anxieties while examining ways to channel change and be part of the solution. The event takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Output in Video Pool (3rd floor, 100 Arthur St.). Tickets are pay-whatyou-can and are available via tinyurl.com/y4hscwyh.
Embracing winter through song
Flipside Opera invites guests to enjoy an afternoon of “snacks, songs and sunset” as a cozy antidote to a cold winter. Soprano Judith Oatway, cellist Leanne Zacharias, pianist Lisa Rumpel and chamber choir Proximus 5 will explore winter moods and themes through song this Saturday, Feb. 3 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg (603 Wellington Cres.). Tickets are $35 and can be purchased via tinyurl.com/4dce93pr.
Published in Volume 78, Number 16 of The Uniter (February 1, 2024)