January 10, 2014

Martha Street Studio: Generated Line and Maps l Tales from the Neighbourhood l ChekhovFest: Uncle Vanya ............ About Love & Champagne

Martha Street Studio, 11 Martha Street
(204) 779-6253  or email
All events are free and open to the public.
January 17 – March 1, 2014
Opening Receptions: Friday, January 17, 5 - 8 pm

Generated Line explores the connections between traditional media and how it interfaces with digital technologies specifically aimed at the growing vocabulary of print based processes - Shawn Reynar.  The brochure includes a response by Steven Leyden Cochrane.  
Artist Talk: January 18, 3 pm                                    
Maps is a series of 12 prints that considers the month-by-month psychology of living in Winnipeg.  cam bush’s work frequently investigates locality, human relationships, and language and communication, and has been exhibited in galleries, festivals and alternative exhibition spaces across Canada.                    

January 23, 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street

In a special collaboration with MTS Stories from Home we present the first of four quarterly screenings of new recent documentaries, with eIntroduced by the directors.

May We Grow, dir. Erika Macpherson, 2013, 22 min
Following the illness and removal of a boulevard elm tree, the residents at 10 Ruby Street develop an extraordinary relationship with the remaining elm. Original music by Christine Fellows and John K. Samson.

Cooking the Revolution, dir. Dodie Graham McKay, 2013, 31 min
Harry Paine, Winnipeg’s elder statesman of social justice, gourmet food and folk music, arrived in Canada at 17. He co-founded the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the West End Cultural Centre. Music by Greg Macpherson. 

Perogy, dir. Tammy Marlowe Johnson, 2012, 19 min
These eatable potato-pinched pockets of starchy goodness have transcended their humble Ukrainian beginnings. This fun documentary explores the unknown quality that makes a perogy, and the important bonds between family, tradition and food. 

ChekhovFest/Master Playwright 2014
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov / translated by Brian Friel

Irish Club, 645 Erin Street
January 23 until February 2 
by Tara Players Theatre Company, 654 Erin Street

Vanya and Sonya have managed the finances on her father’s estate for most of their lives. When her father, Professor Serebryakov, and his young bride, Elena, visit the estate, the possibility of change soon affects everyone’s complacent lives.

Angela Rajfur as Sonya
Rob Kwade as Uncle Vanya
Megan Andres as Elena
Pete Hudson as Prof Serebryakov
Bruce Michalski as Telegin
Erik Fjeldsted as Dr Astrov
Peggy Barker as Marina
April Gregora as Maria
Dana Martin as Irina
DIRECTOR: Ray Cloutier

Tickets: $15 │ $45 Jan 25 Dinner Theatre show* │ 2 for $15 Opening Night
At the door: Cash/ChekhovPass (Pass not eligible for Dinner Theatre show)
Box office opens 1 hour before showtime. 
For ticket reservations please email 
Thur Jan 23 and Fri Jan 24 • 7:30 pm
Sat Jan 25 • 6:00 pm (Dinner Theatre show)
Sun Jan 26 • 2:00 pm
Thur Jan 30, Fri Jan 31 and Sat Feb 1 • 7:30 pm

ChekhovFest 2014: About Love & Champagne
Inspired by Chekhov's short stories
Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue, 2nd floor

Written and performed by Rod Beilfuss
Produced by Stephanie Ray Plaitin

TICKETS $10 available at brownpapertickets and rodrigo-beilfuss.squarespace
or by calling 204-894-2111. Also available at the door.
Thu Jan 23, Fri Jan 24, Sat Jan 25 8:00pm
Sun Jan 26 2:00 pm
Thu Jan 30 8:00 pm, Fri Jan 31, Sat Feb 1 8:00 pm
Sun Feb 2 2:00 pm
Wed Feb 5, Thu Feb 6, Fri Feb 7, Sat Feb 8 8:00 pm

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