Arts briefs

Jordan Stranger artist talk

On Nov. 23, Jordan Stranger will reflect on Firekeeper, a collection of his newest work that is currently exhibiting at aceartinc. Stranger’s talk will begin at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Miss Club 200 Pageant

The 2019 Miss Club 200 Pageant is a two-part saga that will unfold on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. Say goodbye to last year’s reigning queen on Nov. 22 and witness the crowning of new royalty the next day. Both nights start at 10 p.m. and go late.

Chastity Belt with Living Hour

The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave.) is celebrating their fifth anniversary show with Chastity Belt, a melodic indie outfit hailing from Seattle, and local darlings Living Hour on Sunday, Nov. 24. Tickets are $15, and doors open at 7 p.m.

Cherry Cherry at Into The Music

On Friday, Nov. 22, Cherry Cherry, a collaboration between Winnipeg music veterans Greg MacPherson and Hailey Primrose, is playing at Into The Music (245 McDermot Ave.). Paying homage to post-modern disco, the band is said to evoke the hollowed-out heart of North America better than any other. This free, all-ages show starts at 7 p.m.

Shasha McArthur at Plug In ICA

Shasha McArthur, an Indigenous filmmaker from White Bear First Nation in southern Saskatchewan, is giving a lecture as part of Plug In’s “Labour of Love: On Digital Economies in the Arts” series. McArthur’s talk, titled “Nakota: The Sky People and Where Light Shines Through,” is at Plug In (460 Portage Ave.) at 6 p.m. on Friday Nov. 22 and is free and open to the public.

Gedi Sibony: Dialogues in Art

Brooklyn-based multimedia artist Gedi Sibony is giving a talk on Thursday, Nov 21. Sibony has a versatile practice and often uses discarded and found materials to create his work, which he likens to a travelling circus. The talk is presented by Border Crossings and the University of Manitoba and will take place at the School of Art (180 Dafoe Rd.) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Published in Volume 74, Number 11 of The Uniter (November 21, 2019)

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