A continuation of CKUW's morning radio show 'Better Than Chocolate' (voted People's Choice for Favourite Spoken Word Show in 2008) in which you'll find news about Winnipeg events.
Have a great day. How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!
Linda has a black belt in Taekwondo. She is passionate about empowering women to develop strategies and learn ways to defend and protect themselves and their families.
Free refreshments and coffee, kids welcome
January 12, 1 PM – 3 PM
The Shameless Circle is collaborating with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Winnipeg Police Service to provide an information session on the issue of Non Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images. It will provide information on victim rights, as well as information on resources available.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organization and the number of people. Refreshments will be served.
January 19, 1 PM – 3 PM
Intro to Dancing with Meghan - Free Class
Join us for a free Intro to Dance class where w’ll learn core technique dance steps and do an upbeat combo. Free to attend, kids welcome!
or call 204-235-1069 Free parking / wheelchair friendly
Art Classes start - for ages 7 years and up, and all skill levels
Class options include: Acrylic Mediums, Charcoal Portraits, Cartooning 101, Patterns in Nature, Portraits Like the Masters, The Art of Illustration, Teen Manga, Artivism, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Gouache, Silk Painting, Watercolour,
Try Water Soluble Oils, Abstract Art in Acrylic, Watercolour and much more!
December 29, 9 PM – 11 PM
Club 200, 190 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0M6
The classic game with colourful numbered balls gets an update with fabulous drag queens.
Kinky prizes, Bingo, & plenty of debauchery will make the evening fun and entertaining!
The kitchen is open from 5PM - 9PM with bingo starting at 9PM!
We have VLTs, a full service restaurant and a energy filled dance floor featuring Winnipeg's best club music. Club 200 is a gay owned & operated club.
Come down for the fun you've been missing!
December 31 at 10 AM – Jan 1, 2020 at 12:30 AM
The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T7
New Year's Eve at The Forks / Kid Friendly
The last decade was full of exciting things happening at The Forks. In 2019, we came together to host over 280 events that helped bring together our diverse communities.
You embraced winter taking in the Festival du Voyageur ice bar, welcoming this year’s Warming Huts winners and skating on the River Trail for a record 76 days.
You flocked here to celebrate Canada Day, our biggest event of the year.
Join us on New Year’s Eve as we celebrate the start of a new year and a new decade.
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Ball Hockey in The Forks Market Plaza Parking Lot
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Parks Canada Photo Booth in South Hall
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Teakle Family Circus in The Forks Market Food Hall
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Indigenous Programming
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Photo Booth in the Second Floor Market Lounge
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2020 Goggles-Making by Art City in South Hall
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Soul On Ice at CN Stage Rink
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM Family Countdown + Mini Fireworks
8:15 PM - 9:00 PM Live Performance by William Prince in The Forks Market Food Hall
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM DJ Lazer Wolf in The Forks Market
9:30 PM - 9:45 PM Live Performance by William Prince in The Forks Market Food Hall
10:45 PM - 11:45 PM DJ Lazer Wolf in The Forks Market
12:00 AM Fireworks Spectacle in The Forks Historic Port
MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1
MAWA can be easily reached by public transit, and opens 30 minutes before each program.
Questions or suggestions, contact the office at 204-949-9490 or email email@example.com
Open to participants of all genders unless otherwise noted. Washrooms are gender neutral.
January 3, 12 PM – 1 PM
Craft is Political - First Friday Lecture by Seema Goel
Free, everyone is welcome!
Seema Goel is an artist, writer and craftivist. She draws on her dual background in arts and sciences to focus on the relationship between humans and the natural world, often highlighting contradictions within this relationship and noting the ways in which nature is used to advance human thinking.
January 8, 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Artist Mothers at MAWA - Collage and Conversation, facilitated by Sandra Brown
Free! Open to all artist mothers
Join us for a relaxed gathering of collaging and conversation. We’ll share ideas about artwork for our upcoming spring exhibition. Bring collage materials you’d like to contribute or work with and art you’ve been working on for feedback.
The Artist Mothers Group invites all artist-mothers to come and meet other women who embrace both mothering and artistic production. This peer-based group usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings are relaxed and informal.
If you can’t make the meeting, please consider participating in the Artist Mothers at MAWA.
January 14, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada Reading Group
Free! Everyone welcome, including first-timers; no need to register, just come!
This meeting will discuss Noni Brynjolson's essay partially about MAWA and more widely about mentorship, collaboration and feminism in Winnipeg's art community.
Each session, participants delve into a chapter with facilitator, Helga Jakobson.
Copies are available at MAWA for $45, or through the Winnipeg Public Library.
Read Chapter 11, “From Mentorship to Collaboration: Art, Feminism, and Community in Winnipeg" by Noni Brynjolson.
January 23, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Theory and Beer: The Feminist Power of Embroidery with Heidi Eigenkind
Free, everyone welcome to attend!
E. Tammy Kim’s article opens a discussion about why feminist artists use embroidery and how subversion in embroidery can be defined. Please come and share your own connections with this needle-craft and stories of subversive strategies involving embroidery in your family and/or culture of origin. Bringing a piece of your own work is encouraged.
Reading: E. Tammy Kim, “The Feminist Power of Embroidery”
Discussion Groups are led by facilitators, and will have a focus and weblinks to readings. Come prepared, so that the conversation really “cooks”. People of all genders are welcome!
January 4 and 5
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3 Tickets
PAW Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure" - Winnipeg
It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Ryder will need all paws on deck as he and the PAW Patrol discover a secret treasure map while on a mission to rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. It’s up to Chase, Marshall, Skye, and all their heroic pirate pup friends to save the day and find the pirate treasure before Mayor Humdinger finds it first!
January 13, Doors 7 pm | Movie 8 PM – 10 PM
Park Cult Movies Presents The Fly (1986)
Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum), a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis) by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful.
Up to a point.
Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man.
This Science-Gone-Mad film is the source of the quote Be afraid. Be very afraid.
January 17, 9:30 PM – 1 AM
Le Garage, 166 Provencher Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G3
The Groove Pirates are happy to be returning.
Join us for a night of great Blues music!
January 17, 9 PM – 1 AM
X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, 551 Sargent Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3b 1W4
$5 at the door / DEBIT/CREDIT / ALL AGES
Nineteen is an acoustic duo breaking the boundaries of jazz, folk, indie, and pop. Stacey James's main instrument is the keyboard, but he has added trumpet, saxophone, fiddle, bass, electric and acoustic guitar to the mix.
The new single, "I Can See" is available on all digital platforms.
Metis Singer / Songwriter Holly Rose was the lead vocalist of metal band Quoth the Sun.
Fundraisers for Urban Stable & Dog Rescue
January 23, 7 PM – 9:30 PM
The Hanger, 121 Scurfield Blvd, Winnipeg, MB, R3Y 1L6 Tickets $45
Paint Party Fundraiser - an evening of creativity and fun!
No matter what your skill level you will have a great time!
Come and let our artist guide you step by step through your painting.
Invite your friends, and enjoy a great evening of food, drinks, painting and good company while raising money for Urban Stable.
January 31, 8 PM – 9 PM
Hosted by Boston Terrier & Pug Rescue of Southern Manitoba (BTPRSM)
Tickets are $10 each.
January 2020 Cash Calendar Fundraiser
We have the opportunity for you to win $1,200.
Draws are each day in the month of January - one draw per day.
All winners will be phoned, and are re-entered for each draw.