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Oct. 30, 2012

  • The WAG Century

    Oct 30, 2012

    Winnipeg Art Gallery - 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-786-6641
    W: http://www.wag.ca

    An exhibition about us! The WAG Century investigates the Gallery’s history beginning with an architectural overview of the three buildings that have housed the WAG since 1912, and paying tribute to key individuals who have shaped the WAG.

    Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm; until 9:00pm on Friday

    Learn more about The WAG Century

  • X Y Me: New Craft Generations

    Oct 30, 2012

    Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library - 1B-183 Kennedy St., Winnipeg, MB
    P: (204) 487-6117
    W: http://www.mcml.ca

    This exhibit celebrates the work of eight young craft artist. Shauna Fay, Jennifer Johnson, Julia Mark, Chandra Mayor, Shawna Munro, Cyrstal Nykoluk, Kelly Ruth and Mary Ann Talbot will have their work on display.

    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday: 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm

    Learn more about X Y Me: New Craft Generations

  • Winnipeg Now

    Oct 30, 2012

    Winnipeg Art Gallery - 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-786-6641
    W: http://www.wag.ca

    Winnipeg is the hottest art-making city in Canada and if you didn’t know it before, you will now. Whether the 13 artists selected for this exciting exhibition are living here or away, they have all called Winnipeg home and represent the artistic pulse of the city in 2012.

    Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 11:00am to 5:00pm; until 9:00pm on Friday.

    Learn more about Winnipeg Now

  • The Stafford Collection of Inuit Sculpture

    Oct 30, 2012

    Winnipeg Art Gallery - 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-786-6641
    W: http://www.wag.ca

    A recent donation of Inuit sculpture, the largest gift of Inuit art since the Harry Winrob Collection, fills important gaps in the WAG’s collection. The Stafford Collection consists of 121 sculptures mainly from the 1980s to the 2000s. Assembled over the past two decades, it includes works by such established artists as Osuitok Ipeelee, Davidee Atchealak, Aqjangajuk Shaa, Kiugak Ashoona, Luke Anowtalik, Nuna Parr, Lukta Qiatsuk, and Abraham Anghik Ruben.

    Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 11am - 5pm Friday 11am - 9pm Closed Mondays

    Learn more about The Stafford Collection of Inuit Sculpture

  • TXT4WPG by Dana Claxton

    Oct 30, 2012

    Urban Shaman 203-290 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T2
    P: (204) 942-2674

    This new body of text based work was inspired by Claxton's stay in Winnipeg for six weeks in 2007. Incorporating her roots as a poet, Claxton has made two video installations based on her original writings she did while in Winnipeg. The set of works include performative text, digital text based, and watercolour and pencil.

    Hours: Tues - Sat 12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Learn more about TXT4WPG by Dana Claxton

  • A Few Good Men

    Oct 30, 2012

    Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, 174 Market Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-942-6537
    W: http://www.mtc.mb.ca

    COURTROOM THRILLER FROM HOLLYWOOD HEAVYWEIGHT “Brilliant, intelligent, cutting – socks you between the eyes” –The Independent “Dramatic, witty, thought provoking…” –The Daily Telegraph

    Hours: Call for show times

    Learn more about A Few Good Men

  • Jane Tingley Plant (iPOD) Installation

    Oct 30, 2012

    Gallery 1C03 Room 2M70 (2nd floor of Manitoba Hall), Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204.786.9253
    W: http://www.gallery1C03.blogspot.com

    Gallery 1C03 at The University of Winnipeg is proud to present Plant (iPod) Installation, an interactive sculptural sound piece created by artist Jane Tingley. We are especially pleased to host this exhibition in conjunction with send+receive: a festival of sound v.14. Opening reception at Gallery 1C03: Thursday, October 18, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Artist talk: Friday, October 19 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 2M70 (2nd floor of Manitoba Hall), University of Winnipeg

    Hours: Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.; Saturday: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m..

    Learn more about Jane Tingley Plant (iPOD) Installation

  • DAI (Enough)

    Oct 30, 2012

    Winnipeg Jewish Theatre C148-123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-477-7478
    W: http://www.wjt.ca

    Speaks about life in Israel openly and boldly, with heart and humour.” – The New Yorker “Ample humour...compelling.” - New York Daily News “Works brilliantly.” – Associated Press

    Hours: Call for showtimes 204-477-7478

    Learn more about DAI (Enough)

  • Along the Road to Freedom - Mennonite Women of Courage & Faith

    Oct 30, 2012

    Mennonite Heritage Gallery - 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.,Winnipeg, MB R3P 0M4
    P: 204-888-6781.
    W: http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/

    This work by Ray Dirks Is creating a permanent tribute to Mennonite parents, especially the mothers, who brought their children out of Stalin’s horrors to safety in Canada

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm Sat 12pm to 5pm

    Learn more about Along the Road to Freedom - Mennonite Women of Courage & Faith

  • We Day Manitoba:

    Oct 30, 2012

    MTS Centre - 300 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 5S4
    W: http://www.weday.com/we-day-events/we-day-cities/manitoba/

    We Day is more than just one day of celebration and inspiration. We Day is the movement of our time – a movement of young people leading local and global change. To inspire and celebrate the youth movement for global change, come join 18,000 youth, educators and friends at We Day Manitoba!

    Learn more about We Day Manitoba:

  • Aboriginal Music Week 2012

    Oct 30, 2012

    Various Venues - check website for details
    W: http://www.aboriginalmusicweek.ca/

    Aboriginal Music Week 2012 is a music festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We present Native, Metis, Inuit, and Indigenous artists that perform hip hop, electronic, world, folk, rock, country, and blues music.

    Hours: See website for lineup & showtimes

    Learn more about Aboriginal Music Week 2012

  • Snow Patrol

    Oct 30, 2012

    Centennial Concert Hall - 555 Main Street Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C3
    P: 1-855-985-5000
    W: http://www.snowpatrol.com

    With Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Jake Bugg

    Hours: 7:30pm

    Learn more about Snow Patrol

  • Show Me Them Teeth: Clint Roscoe Exhibition

    Oct 30, 2012

    Artbeat Studio Inc, 4th Floor 52 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB
    P: (204) 943-5194
    W: http://www.artbeatstudio.ca

    Don’t miss the new solo exhibition at Artbeat Studio, “Show Me Them Teeth” by Artbeat alumnus Clint Roscoe!

    Hours: Tue-Fri 12pm to 5pm Sat 12pm to 3pm

    Learn more about Show Me Them Teeth: Clint Roscoe Exhibition

  • Brandi Disterheft

    Oct 30, 2012

    Park Theatre Video & Cafe 698 Orborne Street, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204.989.4656
    W: http://www.jazzwinipeg.com

    Jazz bassist Brandi Disterheft will stamp her name all over the next decade. Still in her twenties, Brandi’s premiere album Debut won her the 2008 Juno and she’s already jammed her CV with concerts in Japan and Haiti, at jazz festivals in Vienna and Chicago, and has performed at Carnegie Hall. A featured soloist with the Canada’s Pops Orchestra at age 21, Brandi began performing in her teens with her mother, a Chicago-born jazz pianist, and has since relocated to New York.

    Hours: 8:00

    Learn more about Brandi Disterheft

  • Colin James with Lee Harvey Osmond

    Oct 30, 2012

    Burton Cummings Theatre - 364 Smith St., Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H2
    P: 204.956-5656
    W: http://www.burtoncummingstheatre.ca

    This Canadian guitarist, singer and songwriter is Canada's answer to the U.S.'s Chris Duarte or Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Colin Munn grew up in Saskatchewan, listening to folk and blues. After learning the pennywhistle and mandolin, he quit school and worked with a succession of bands, among them, the Hoo Doo Men.

    Hours: 7:30pm

    Learn more about Colin James with Lee Harvey Osmond

  • Fields by Leo Simoens

    Oct 30, 2012

    Martha Street Studio 11 Martha Street, Winnipeg,MB
    P: (204) 779-6253
    W: http://www.printmakers.mb.ca

    Martha Street Studio is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by Leo Simoens. Spanning approximately 30 years of production, this print-based retrospective features work that highlights the artist’s particular relationship to landscape, meditation and contemplation. Pre-occupied with how ‘forgotten corners’ of the landscape can evoke, on the one hand, feelings of sadness and melancholy and on the other, hope and well being, Simoens strives ‘to produce images that communicate an aesthetic awareness of our places’.

    Hours: 10am - 5pm, Mon - Fri

    Learn more about Fields by Leo Simoens

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