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Nov. 14, 2012

  • The WAG Century

    Nov 14, 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

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  • Winnipeg Now

    Nov 14, 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

    Nov 14, 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

    Nov 14, 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

  • Celebrations Dinner Theatre - The Big Boom Theory

    Nov 14, 2012

    Celebrations Dinner Theatre - 1824 Pembina Hwy. Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204.982.8282 or 1.877.823.8282
    W: http://www.celebrations.ca

    Join us for The Big BOOM Theory, featuring an eclectic mix of 70's, 80's and 90's music that will have your subatomic particles dancing the night away. Get your geek on!

    Hours: Seating Times Wednesday - Saturday 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. Sunday 5:00 - 5:20 p.m.

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  • Jane Tingley Plant (iPOD) Installation

    Nov 14, 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..

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

    Nov 14, 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

  • Fields by Leo Simoens

    Nov 14, 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

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  • My Winnipeg Project

    Nov 14, 2012

    Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Unit 1 - 460 Portage Avenue
    P: (204) 942-1043
    W: http://plugin.org

    Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art presents the opening reception of the second chapter of the My Winnipeg Project on Friday, October 26th at 7:00 pm.This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

    Hours: Wednesday to Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Learn more about My Winnipeg Project

  • Red

    Nov 14, 2012

    Tom Hendry Warehouse Theatre, 140 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Mb
    P: Phone: 204-942-6537 Toll-free: 1-877-446-4500
    W: http://www.mtc.mb.ca

    BRUSH WITH GREATNESS “Red brings Mark Rothko vividly to life” –The Globe and Mail

    Hours: Call for show times

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  • Whorl of Sleep by Rosemary Scanlon

    Nov 14, 2012

    aceartinc - 250 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
    P: (204) 944-9763
    W: http://www.aceart.org

    Whorl of Sleep is a series of watercolour paintings, which locate the tension between the fantasy and reality of northern life.

    Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm

    Learn more about Whorl of Sleep by Rosemary Scanlon

  • Christian Worthington - Painting is History

    Nov 14, 2012

    Gurevich Fine Art - 200-62 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204 488 0662
    W: http://www.gurevichfineart.com

    Currently has work in private collections in Winnipeg, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto, as well as Los Angeles, Atlanta, Austin, London UK, and Barcelona.

    Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 11-5 Thursday & Friday: 11-6 Saturday: 11- 5

    Learn more about Christian Worthington - Painting is History

  • New Remembrance Day Exhibit

    Nov 14, 2012

    The Western Canada Aviation Museum - Hangar T- 958 Ferry Road, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-775-4761
    W: http://wcam.mb.ca/

    Join the Western Canada Aviation Museum in this day of honor.

    Hours: 1pm to 5pm

    Learn more about New Remembrance Day Exhibit

  • Art for Lunch - Collection Connection

    Nov 14, 2012

    Winnipeg Art Gallery - 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-786.6641
    W: http://www.wag.ca

    What did mathematics have to do with 16th century art? Find out from Tim Rogalsky, Associate Professor of Mathematics at CMU, as he explores the role of mathematics in the art of the 16th century with particular reference to work in the WAG’s Gort Collection.

    Hours: 12pm

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  • Skywalk Concert & Lecture Series

    Nov 14, 2012

    Carol Shields Auditorium, 2nd Floor, 251 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB
    W: http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/pdfs/adultprograms.pdf

    Bring your lunch and be informed and entertained by the Skywalk series of noon-hour events! Wednesdays feature thought-provoking lectures from some of the University of Winnipeg’s best professors. Thursdays bring you concertsby an eclectic assortment of local musical performers.

    Hours: 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

    Learn more about Skywalk Concert & Lecture Series

  • André-Philippe Gagnon

    Nov 14, 2012

    McPhillips Station Casino, 485 McPhillips Street Winnipeg, MB
    P: 1-855-985-5000
    W: http://www.casinosofwinnipeg.com

    Some of the best Canadian comedy writers, including Gord Holtam and Rick Olsen (Royal Canadian Air Farce) and George Reinblatt (Rick Mercer's Monday Report, Just for Laughs) teamed up with Gagnon and Stéphane Laporte. Moreover, MOMENT FACTORY, the multimedia firm behind the last Nine Inch Nails tour and some of Le Cirque du Soleil creation jumped on board to help Gagnon generate his most personal show ever, a combination of technology and creativity! Alongside to his famous saxophone solo whichhas always been and always will be part of his show, Gagnon added new instruments to his live performance! Audiences are amazed by his reproduction of Santana’s guitar solo on “Black Magic Woman” and by his rendition of both vocal and musical impression of Elton John’s “Your Song” where Gagnon even sits at the piano. A must see performance!

    Hours: 8pm

    Learn more about André-Philippe Gagnon

  • Jordan Klasen, Mike Edel & Demetra

    Nov 14, 2012

    West End Cultural Centre - 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z8
    P: 204-783-6918
    W: http://www.wecc.ca

    Hours: 8pm

    Learn more about Jordan Klasen, Mike Edel & Demetra

  • The Swearing Jar

    Nov 14, 2012

    Prairie Theatre Exchange, Unit Y300 - 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
    P: 204-942-5483

    A Bitter Sweet Love Story Professional Premiere “…can we just enjoy this moment? We’re having a baby. And my mother actually smiled for four and a half seconds.”

    Hours: 800pm November 17th & Dec 1st 3:00pm November 18th, 25th & Dec 2nd 2:00pm

    Learn more about The Swearing Jar

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