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March 2, 2013

PechaKucha l Mama Cutsworth & WCWRC Dance l Fauves, Northfield and Penetrator EP Releases l Les Sexy, Dr. Rage and the Uppercuts, The Root Influent l Clint Enns: Post-Cinema

GDC Manitoba is fortunate to present PechaKucha Night in Winnipeg, Vol.13
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street
doors open at 7:30 pm (first speaker hits the stage at 8:20 pm)
March 7, 8:00 pm
$5 (suggested donation, at the door)

These will be presenting:
Nicole Barry - Co-Founder, Half Pints Brewery
Andrew Yankiwski - Partner, Precursor Productions
Erin Propp - Singer/Songwriter
Matt Brooks - 3rd Year Adv. Graphic Design RRC Student
John Johnston - Winnipeg Free Press Freelance Photographer
Blair Helgason - Designer
Joseph Ranseth - Purpose-Driven Marketer
Wendy Sawatzky - Artist 
Brian Kelcey - Writer, Speaker and Policy Consultant
Howard Gurevich - Owner of Gurevich Fine Art 
Matt Henderson - Teacher and Activist 

PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an event for designers to network and show their work. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of conversation (chit chat), it is a presentation format based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds – keeping presentations concise and moving at a rapid and entertaining pace.

The 2nd Annual XX Factor: Women on the Wheels of Steel dance party
March 8 l Doors 8:00 pm
The Regal Beagle, 331 Smith Street
Tickets $10
Available at: WCWRC, 640 Ellice Ave, 204.774.8975
U of W Info Booth, Mondragon, Music Trader

The evening will feature Mama Cutsworth and 
local DJs from her DJ Academy for Women and Trans Folk.

All funds raised will support the Drop-In Program at WCWRC, 
where last year over 20,000 women accessed various programs and services.
I would still be homeless if I had not received the help I did. HOMES program participant

Bola Oriyomi, a Nigerian storyteller, united the women in our drop-in in December with stories, drumming, singing, food and dance. Seeing all of the women in our centre come together to laugh and move to a shared rhythm helped promote understanding and inclusion. This event reminded us that in some mysterious, amazing way our stories and lives are all tied together.  

Fauves & Northfield EP Release Party 

A.N.A.F. Club 60, 433 River Ave.
Friday, March 8, 9:00 pm
Show starts just a little before 10. 
Cover is $7 / a portion of proceeds will go to the West Central Women's Resource Centre. 

Since there is no place we love to hang out more than Club 60, that's where the party is. 
There will be cheap drinks (as usual), VLTs, pool, and shuffleboard (they're always there), 
and you can smoke outside! (It's the law!)

Special guest Jesse Hill (Slow Dancers) will also be playing. 
After all the music we will just continue to party. Of course.

Northfield is spoken-word draped over epic post-rock soundscapes, created by Steve Currie, Mark Schram, and Steve Kesselman. They're releasing "Poems for Cigarettes".  Check out "Leaving Tonight". 

Fauves is the solo project of Haunter's Matt Williams. The debut EP, "West," is a series of acoustic songs. Check out "Sea City".

Jesse Hill is the lead singer and guitarist in Slow Dancers, a creator of spacious, slow-moving, and beautifully poetic songs. He'll be doing a solo acoustic set. 

Penetrator EP Release Party!
Sawatdee Thai Viet Restaurant, 555 Osborne St
March 8, 9:00 pm 
Doors @ 9 l Tunes @ 10
(204) 284-8424

Penetrator EP Release with special guests...

Tickets in advance $5 l $10 at the door
and you will receive a free EP!!

The Windsor Hotel
March 8, 9:00 pm

Les Sexy, Dr. Rage and the Uppercuts, The Root Influent

Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue

Video Pool and aceartinc. present:
Still and Moving Images by Clint Enns
Exhibition: March 8 until April 5, 2013
Opening Reception: March 8 at 7 pm

The work in Post-Cinema comes out of academic research and can be seen as an intersection between academic investigation and artistic experimentation. These works were created in an attempt to gain insight into some of the following questions:

What happens when cinema is reduced to a series of stills?
What is cinema without time?
What lies in the boundary between the photographic and the cinematic?

Clint Enns is a video artist and filmmaker whose work primarily deals with moving images created with broken and/or outdated technologies. His work has shown both nationally and internationally at festivals, alternative spaces and microcinemas.  His writings and interviews have appeared in Millennium Film Journal, Incite! Journal of Experimental Media and Spectacular Optical.

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