August 17, 2017

Winnipeg Against Fascism l Yoga Public l Tube Screamer l Artisans Market l Against Me! l Hoop Jam l Karma Yoga l Plant Parti l ALS Society Golf l Electric Donkey Glow l Salsa Festival l Farmers Market l Polish Folk Dance: ISKRY l Keith Harkin l Lights Fest l RWB Barre After Hours l Oh Wonder l Pizza and Pasta for Pooches

August 23 at 6 PM - 9 PM
The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2R6
Bulman MPR Centre University of Winnipeg (Spence Entrance, Riddell Hall)

Silence is Violence #WinnipegAgainstFascism - a community conversation and support event, hosted by Black Space Winnipeg.

This past weekend caused uproar and civil turmoil in Charlottesville, Virginia. Since then, white nationalists, and neo-nazi supremacists have been declaring their rage across the US and in Canada. These recent actions come as no surprise for marginalized people. 

Support systems have been initiated across Winnipeg. We invite the public to come, share concerns, and suggestions for moving forward as a community. We ask folks coming to this event to show empathy, bring food and create support. We ask allies to the BIPOC community please come for 7:00 pm to ensure safe space for all participants. This is time for self care. This is time for education. For more information:

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass

Yoga Public, 280 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1E5

September 29 – October 1
$285 for whole weekend ($259 early bird register by Aug 31)
$25 to attend only the September 29 evening talk
Full details and registration This workshop is open to beginners. 
Yoga, Meditation and Movement educators will also learn creative ideas.

September 29 at 7 pm - 8:30 pm
Michael Stone - Friday Evening Talk
"Meditation and Social Action: Inner and Outer Transformation"

Join Michael for a lecture and discussion about the connection between the mind, body, and culture, and how stillness can become an anchor in the turbulence of daily life.
September 30 9 am - 3 pm 
October 1 10 am - 4 pm

Michael Stone - Building a Practice Weekend Workshop: Yoga, Meditation & Discussion
Michael is a teacher, psychotherapist and author, who integrates traditional practices from yoga and Buddhist traditions with the insights of western psychology. 

A weekend workshop of yoga, meditation and discussion. Build a practice you can bring into your relationships, community and the turbulent world. Guided by breath work, and using actively controlled full range movements, we will awaken the mobility potential in our unique bodies. By cultivating a calm, balanced awareness, we can dissolve habits of reaction that entangle our hearts. 

Sep 1 at 8 PM to 6 AM
383 McMillan Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0N3, Canada

IFF Clothing Imports & Apparel, Caped-Up Records and Cerkuz Familia bring you a very spacial DOUBLE album release party!

Tube Screamer has been touring for the past 4 years. “Eyes into the future” is the expression of Tube Screamers love for Eclectic sounds, with collaborations from artists across Canada. It is available with psychedelic music remixes from Knows, Organicstatic, Ambrosia skylab and Davey Berkowitz.
We are also the official party of the Sly Skeeta "Trapezoid" Album release party! 

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, 1045-190 Rupert Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1S6
8th Annual Festive Artisans Market 2017 Call for Submission
$60.00 / table All vendors will be responsible for submitting applicable sales taxes.

All submissions must be received by 4:00 pm on September 1, 2017.
All applicants will be notified by September 27, 2017.

Set up will be on November 15, 2017, 8am - 10am 
Sale Date: November 15, 2017, 10am - 4pm
Location: Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Avenue 

Artisans residing in Manitoba will be given first consideration.
All items considered for sale will be subject to a jury process. 
We will not consider the following for sale in the Artisans Market:
Food or Candy
Cosmetics or Scented Materials
Commercially Made Items
Weapons or Drug Paraphernalia 

For More Information Andrea Reichert (204) 487-6117 or

September 2 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets     All Ages Welcome
MRG Concerts West Presents Against Me! with Bleached and The Dirty Nil

Four years ago Laura Jane Grace, the Against Me!, front woman came out as transgender; 18 months later, she released the band’s sixth album, the fiery Transgender Dysphoria Blues, an intensely personal record.

Now Against Me! is releasing their new album, Shape Shift With Me. While much has changed for Grace, guitarist James Bowman, bassist Inge Johansson and drummer Atom Willard, it’s clear that those intervening years have done wonders for creativity.

September 4 at 6 PM - 8 PM
Assiniboine Park Duck Pond, Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 0A1

So Long Summer! Free Hoop Jam
This isn't the last hoop jam of the season. There will be a heap of hoops and playful tunes!
This event is open to EVERYONE! Let's go outside and Play!
A Hoop Jam is great way to practice your hoops skills. No experience necessary. You don't even need to bring a hoop! There will be plenty of extra hoops around for you to use, plus hoops available for purchase. Be sure to bring Water! 
This is an outdoor event so if the weather is uncooperative we shall reschedule. 

September 5 at 12 PM - 1 PM
U of M Recreation Services, 430 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Karma Yoga (Outdoor Yoga)
Come take time to relax through some outdoor yoga while benefitting Klinic Community Health. Bring your own mat and a 5$ donation and meet in the atrium of Brodie Centre (Bannatyne campus). Anyone and everyone is welcome! If bad weather, event will be cancelled.
For more information, contact Kerri Chase at 204.789.3617 or

September 7 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Kristina's on Corydon, 761 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W5
Tickets       Guide: Breanne Farley

Plant Parti Fundraiser for the U of M School of Dental Hygiene Alumni Assoc.
Please join us for an evening of laughing and indoor gardening
Everyone leaves with their very own two plant succulent garden in a glass container!
We will build our gardens, decorate them and learn how to care for them at home!

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. All supplies & instruction provided! 
A variety of succulents and glassware to choose from and many colour options! 
Additional plants will be available for sale ($6 each).

September 7 at 11:30 AM - 9 PM
Bel Acres Golf and Country Club, 7150E Rd 70N, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2E6
Registration $250 (18 holes of golf, a power cart, gift, buffet dinner & a bucket of balls) 
Lunch begins at 11:30 am / Texas scramble at 12:30 pm 

The 14th Annual ALS Society of Manitoba Drive for Life Golf Classic in honour of Marcel Bertrand. Enter as a team or register individually. Do your part to drive out ALS.
For more information: Joy Watts  (204) 831-1510 ext 20

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal, rapidly progressive neuromuscular disease that currently affects approximately 3,000 Canadians, over 300 of which live in Manitoba. The money raised helps to provide support services to Manitoba families affected by ALS.

The mission of the ALS Society of Manitoba is one of HOPE (Help Our People Every way we can). Do your part in helping persons living with the effects of ALS to realize their full potential in a society that respects their rights and dignity. 

September 8 at 6 PM - 11 PM
The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9

The Electric Donkey Glow Run/ Walk Winnipeg MB
Glow Run/ Walk/ Dance Party - All Ages
All entries are final. Sorry no refunds

Run it, Walk it, FUN it & Dance your cares away!! Grab your friends & dress up or glow from head to toe. Immerse yourself in an experience that's part Run, mixed with DJ's, Music & Lights but mostly AMAZING! 
The FUN gets underway at 6 pm and at DUSK enjoy the RUN then DANCE PARTY!

Frequently Asked Questions:
Electric Donkey Run Website

September 8 – September 10
Canad Inns Destination Centre, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0K5

Harold and Regan and RHR Latin Dance Company present the 4th Annual Winnipeg International Salsa Festival, Winnipeg's largest and longest running international Latin dance festival, featuring workshops, performances, competition and night life parties with world renowned artist from USA, Mexico, Cuba, and Canada. 
Enjoy dancing with professional artists and students from across Canada and USA.

Come join the Winnipeg Latin community for a weekend of salsa, bachata, cha cha, afro, cuban rueda, reggaeton, kizomba, latin house and much more!

September 9 and September 23 at 9 AM - 1 PM
Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop, 445 Chalmers Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2C9

Farmers Market · Hosted by Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal and 2 others
Please contact: or 204-615-1250

Fruits, Vegetables, Honey, Baking, Crafts
LIVE Music
FREE Stuff, Prize Draws & More!

September 9 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C3

In this year of Canada's 150th birthday, Winnipeg's Polish Folk Dance Ensemble SPK "ISKRY" will be celebrating their Golden Anniversary - 50 years of performing for audiences all around the world. Since its founding in 1967 by Henryk Lorenc, its primary purpose is to preserve and showcase Polish culture and folklore through traditional song and dance.

We invited Edmonton's Polish Dance Ensemble "Lowicz" as guest performers. The performance will showcase both new works and classics that weave together the rich fabric of the Polish culture.

In addition to regularly performing at the International Polish Dance Festival since 1993, "ISKRY" has been the annual entertainment mainstay at the Warsaw-Poland Pavilion during Winnipeg's Folklorama. Some other highlights of their history include performing at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, attending a private audience with Pope John Paul II in 1999, and joining the Winnipeg Royal Ballet in 2015 in their production of Swan Lake.

Please contact any current dancer of "ISKRY" or a member of the alumni to purchase one.

September 9 at 6:30 PM / Show Time: 8:15 - 9:30 PM
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H9

Presenting Keith Harkin 
Doors open at 6.30 pm for VIP Meet & Greet: 6:30 – 7:45 pm
General Admission starts at 7:45 pm

September 9 at 3 PM - 9 PM
Fun Mountain, 80 Murdock Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3X 1X7
Tickets    Kid Friendly

Lights Fest is where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment everyone ignites their personalized sky lanterns with Tiki torches and lets them take flight. It creates a surreal ambiance, where time slows down and your single flame rises and joins with thousands of others to light up your life. 

The lights fest is dedicated to leaving a positive impact on the environment and everyone who attends our event. Whether you're commemorating or celebrating you're creating a special memory that will last a lifetime.

September 9 at 9 PM - 2 AM
Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 380 Graham Avenue, 
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4K2
Cocktail Chic Attire | Admittance 18+  
(204) 956-0183

RWB Barre After Hours - You’re invited to join the RWB company dancers in their home, celebrating the art of dance, in an event planned by them just for you. This event will feature live music, signature cocktails, delicious appetizers and desserts, and much more. 

September 11, Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm - 10pm
Garrick Centre, 330 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G6
Tickets (Incl. GST) $29.50 + s/c   

Oh Wonder: Ultralife Tour with guests
All Ages / General Admission

September 12 at 5 PM - 9 PM
Chicken Chef Family Restaurant Transcona, 1130 Nairn Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 0Y5
Tickets $20 each - meal & a coffee or soft drink. Through MUR or Chicken Chef at Nairn

Pizza and Pasta for Pooches
Chicken Chef is sponsoring a fundraiser for Manitoba Underdogs Rescue.  
There will be a Silent Auction and all proceeds will be given to Manitoba Underdogs Rescue.

August 1, 2017

Music l Oak Hammock Marsh l Forum Art l Photo Talk l Artspace Soirée l YAA Ballpark Lunch l Classic RockFest l Guns N’ Roses l Tantra Yoga l FREE LCG l Glenwood Sale l Earthdog Race l Reconciliation l Beading & Chain Maille l Traffic

Music Events

to August 27, 2017 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, Assiniboine Park, Assiniboine Park Drive

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden with flowers, art, and, of course, jazz with this special FREE series. 
Lyric Theatre,  Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion Cres.

Folklorama in the Park: Summer Music Series / Begins at 7:00 pm
All Summer Music Series concerts are FREE of charge!
August 3: Winnipeg Steel Orchestra and Rockalypso
August 10: Filipino Cultural Evening and Workshops
August 20: Papa Mambo and Oscar Lopez 
Before the main show, Papa Mambo will host an interactive workshop with a variety of instruments to get you into the groove. 
August 13
Marco Castillo will bring his velvety, smooth sounds of jazz to the Leo Mol garden.  He is well-known in Winnipeg for his rhythmic expertise and clever songwriting.  
August 8-11 and 14-18, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Portage Place Shopping Centre, 393 Portage Avenue

Folklorama Talent members will entertain at the mall’s centre court.  
Bring your lunch and a friend (or two!) and take in a different featured performer every day. Don’t forget to enter to win a Folklorama prize during our daily prize draw!

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. 
For more information call (204) 467-3300 or email:

August 12 & 13 
Dragonfly Festival
Join a Dragonfly Safari where you can catch and identify many different species of dragonflies and damselflies. Participate in our Dragonfly Art Contest. Ages 2 to 12.
August 13 - 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Duck and Run 
Journey down the boardwalk and celebrate your success with a healthy snack, family friendly activities and more. 
August 19 - 7 to 9 a.m. 
Birding and Breakfast
A morning walk in the marsh to see the many species of fall migrants. 
Enjoy a delicious hot breakfast in our scenic Café.
Cost is $18/person plus admission.
August 19 - 1 p.m. 
Birding Hour: Confusing Fall warblers
This workshop is available for all ages. Workshop fee: $6 plus admission
August 20 - 8 to 10 a.m.
A Bird in the Hand
Participate in a real live songbird banding session, followed by a canoe excursion or a guided birding walk on the trails. $25 per person. Please register ahead.
Camps for Kids throughout August from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 
Camp fees: $135 for members or $165 for non-members (taxes included).

August 19  Forum Art Events

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Coronation Park, St. Boniface
For a Family fun day filled with exciting activities for all ages join us for Art in the Park!  
Artists will be under the big top with the Swords and Sabres Festival (all things Steampunk, Pirate, Viking, Renaissance & Voyageur). We’ll be celebrating all things trees this year so bring your young artist to paint their own art tree or family history tree.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street
Would you like to discover your family history tree or make tree art? Genealogists from the Manitoba Genealogical Society ( and artists from Forum Art will show you how it’s done. 

Help us celebrate our Canada 150 project: RAH Trees 150: Roots, Art, Heritage, our Art Tree Project. Drop in for a project, watch art demos or register for fall art classes at our Open House & Registration, 204-235-1069 or

August 20 at 1 PM - 3:30 PM 
Don's Photo, 410 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0C7

Photo Talk: Photographing Abandoned Buildings
For those of you who love history and architecture, this is the photo talk for you. We will be hosting a photo talk by local photographer Sunny Szpak-Holly on the subject of Photographing Abandoned Buildings.

August 24 at 8 PM - 1 AM
Artspace, 100 Arthur St # 425, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
Tickets $40 each online or the Artspace office, Oh Doughnuts, Hut K, or King + Bannatyne

Come celebrate Artspace’s 30th Anniversary! 
Get Lost in Artsp_ce while witnessing this iconic building uniquely come to life for the night.
Explore the building from main floor to roof top. This soirée has something for every culture lover: cinéma, photography, music, written, and live art performances, all with local food and beverage pairings. We are thrilled to release our lineup of participating artists and pairings:
  • Enjoy popcorn in Cinematheque while watching shorts by Winnipeg filmmakers Matthew Rankin, Leslie Supnet, Karen Asmundson, Gwen Trutnau, Curtis Wiebe, Trevor Kristjanson, and Alain Delannoy.
  • Grab a pint from Little Brown Jug before taking in Dinka Pignon's video sculpture.
  • Hear some of our most celebrated writers (Chadwick Ginther, Margaret Sweatman, and Jason Stefanik) read from their own work.
  • Rock out in Winnipeg Film Group's Black Lodge with Red Moon Road and Cash Grab.
  • Dance the night away with Vinyl Salon in the main floor gallery or sneak up to the secret disco closet on the fourth floor.
  • Create your own art while sipping a cocktail by Forth in the fourth floor lounge made with liquor by Capital K Distillery.
  • Experience the sunset while Pat Lazo creates a rooftop mural.
  • Enjoy food pairings by East India Company, King + Bannatyne, and Oh Doughnuts along your journey. 
Through low-cost facilities and subsidized administrative services, we support over 60 art organizations. We play a vital role in supporting the health of Manitoban arts and cultural organizations – a bold idea that has grown over three decades. 
Contact Eric Plamondon, Executive Director of Artspace 204.947.0984

Shaw Park, 1 Portage Avenue East, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3N3

August 24 at 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Tickets are $20

Join us for YAA Ballpark Lunch, a fundraiser for Youth Agencies Alliance. We'll be serving up a home run meal courtesy of Clay Oven and will have entertainment throughout the event. 
August 29 at 4:30 PM - 11 PM

Winnipeg Classic RockFest - featuring Streetheart, with special guests Honeymoon Suite, Harlequin, and The Pumps & Orphan!

August 24, Doors: 6:00PM 
Show: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Investors Group Field, 315 Chancellor Matheson Road,
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 1Z2
Tickets  All Ages / Reserved Seating

Guns N’ Roses Not in This Lifetime Tour
with guests Our Lady Peace

The Not In This Lifetime Tour has sold over 2 million tickets throughout 2016 to become the year’s most successful rock tour. The history-making Tour, which visited 21 cities in less than 2 months, wrapped the first North America leg last summer before setting its eyes on South America where the band completely sold out all 15 dates of the tour. 

Following the group’s 1985 formation, Guns N’ Roses went on to captivate the entire world with the release of their 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction. Guns N’ Roses’ are Axl Rose (vocals, piano), Duff McKagan (bass), Slash (lead guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboard), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar), Frank Ferrer (drums), and Melissa Reese (keyboard). 

August 26 – August 27: 10:00am – 4:00pm
3000 St Mary's Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2N 4J6, Canada
$180.00  Tickets   All people and emotions are welcome.

Tantra Yoga, Art, and Shamanism: 2 Day Workshop
Location: Sacred Places (3000 St. Mary’s Rd. Just south of the perimeter)
Catered Vegan meal from Boon Burger provided.

You will dance, sing, meditate, play games, give and receive massage, participate in dyad conversations, explore Kaula Tantra Yoga, and create lasting friendships. 

The role of the Shamanic Clown is to act in contrast, and remind us of our need for balance. We will also explore Shamanic journeying, as taught by Michael Harner, and Kaula Tantra Yoga, a deeply meditative practice that utilizes long holds and breath retention.

August 26 at 1 PM - 5 PM
A Muse N Games, 1783 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0E8

Legend of the Five Rings Monthly
This will be a free event welcoming new and experienced players to LCGs and Legend of the Five Rings. Come out for a fun event and learn Fantasy Flight Games's newest LCG!

August 26 at 9 AM
Glenwood Community Centre, 27 Overton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M2X8

Glenwood fall/winter sale
Our largest event of the season! We cap at 80 sellers to bring you the best items at the best prices! Come out and shop with us. We will change the way you shop!

August 27 at 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2

Do you love running? We have the fundraiser for you, run on behalf of Earthdog Terrier Rescue of Manitoba and enjoy a great day out supporting a great cause. Simply choose Earthdog when you register online and Earthdog will receive a portion of your entry fee. 

August 28 – August 31
Returning To Spirit, 1039 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3R2

An opportunity to uncover things in our lives that hold us back from living fully. This workshop supports people in discovering their hidden barriers and letting them go. Opening the door to Reconciliation. This workshop prepares participants to also participate in the Returning to Spirit Reconciliation workshop, during which Indigenous and Non-Indigenous participants can come together in safety and mutuality.

Check out our website - or email

Jacobs Trading - Winnipeg, 1600 Regent Ave W #11, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 3B5

Participants must be 12 years old and over.
You can also pay in person at the store.
Please bring a printed copy of your ticket or download it on your phone. 
Please email or call 204-268-1856

August 29 at 6 PM - 8 PM
$45.00 + GST (Tools and Supplies included) Tickets 

We will cover basic wire wrapping using an assortment of beads. Make 3 projects that will include a pendant, a bracelet, and earrings. 
We are also offering the Intermediate Wire Wrapping Class right after this class! 
No soldering or gluing is involved and you will learn to twist and interlock wire to create stunning pendants and matching earrings. Experienced wire wrapper and jewelry designer Tegan Jacobs will guide you through the process. Included with the class:
3 basic wire wrapping tools
Spool of copper wire
An assortment of beads and findings for your projects
August 30 at 6 PM - 8 PM
$45.00 + GST (Tools and Supplies included) Tickets

This class will focus on the art of Chain Maille. Learn how to do a basic chain maille pattern with a Czech Bead embellishment. Experienced jewelry designer Tegan Jacobs will lead you through the process of working with jump rings and beads, and guide you through the basic pattern. Make a bracelet and a set of hook earrings. Students can purchase tools that night.

August 30 at 7 PM - 8:37 PM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1
Free Admission /  Beer and unlimited popcorn for $5.

In Jacques Tati’s Traffic, the bumbling Monsieur Hulot, kitted out as always with tan raincoat, beaten brown hat, and umbrella, takes to Paris’s highways and byways. In this, his final outing, Hulot is employed as an auto company’s director of design, and accompanies his new product (a “camping car” outfitted with absurd gadgetry) to an auto show in Amsterdam. Naturally, the road there is paved with modern-age mishaps. This late-career delight is a masterful demonstration of the comic genius’s expert timing and sidesplitting knack for visual gags, and a bemused last look at technology run amok.
The film is screened by the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, in partnership with Forth.

July 21, 2017

Winnipeg Architecture Events l Islendingadagurinn Free Music l Sarasvàti Season Launch l Banana Boat l Blind Pilot l MAWA Residency & Submissions l Latin Party l Mr. C l PSYchoTECH l Farmers Market l Summer of Sound l Folkorama: Mexico l MEME & After-Cube Party l I Am Festival l Night Market l Interstellar Rodeo l ParticipACTION 150

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Events

Children’s Tours      
Tours run Saturdays at 11 a.m. in July and August
Cost: $10 per child, includes activity book (parents/chaperones are free!)

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation has developed a special activity tour for children ages 5 to 12 to explore the Exchange District. 
Take your little ones on an adventure through the historic Exchange District! EXchange Marks the Spot will take you on a journey back to Winnipeg’s boom period, exploring old theatres and towering bank buildings. Together with a trusty activity book, children will get the chance to think inquisitively and creatively about the neighbourhood. 
to August 25 Monday to Friday, noon to 4:30
Trend House Exhibit
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 266 McDermot Avenue

The Trend House exhibition showcases archival material on the Canadian Trend Houses including the Winnipeg home designed by Walter Katelnikoff. The houses were designed as part of an initiative by Western Woods to increase the market for their wood products by showcasing their products in contemporary, newly built, and affordable homes which were open to the public for viewing in 1954.
August 2 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Register for the tour / Free Admission
Trend House Tour, with the permission and contribution by the house's owner, Gordon Katelnikoff. His father architect Walter Katelnikoff designed the house. Please respect the privacy of adjoining neighbours. You are encourage to use public transit, cycle or walk to the location.
August 16, 7 pm
Broadway Modern Architectural tour 
Meet in front of Manitoba Club, Broadway and Main Street

This free, 90 minute tour focuses on the post-1945 development of the area as a premier business district and the collection of modernist architecture designed by some of Winnipeg’s most notable firms.
Broadway between Main Street and Osborne Street has long been an address of prestige, book-ended by two dominant, significant works of architecture – Union Station to the east and the Manitoba Legislative Building to the west. 
The early history of the avenue was as a desirable residential neighbourhood, with little commercial activity. A building boom in the late 1950s to early 1970s, however, was responsible for the development of the Broadway as we know it.
All surfaces will be wheelchair and stroller accessible. Free and no registration is required.

August 4 – August 6
The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, 107-94 1st Avenue, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0    

Music Stages - FREE!
The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba "Islendingadagurinn" hosts three nights of amazing entertainment that we offer FREE to our guests! We highlight some of Manitoba's best and brightest and give a special nod to artists with Icelandic descent. 

Friday and Saturday - stages are located at Gimli Harbour 
Friday we also share our stage with the 50th Canada Games - Sailing Awards Presentation!
Saturday during the day Big Games and 
The Happy Campers Saturday Afternoon - Children's entertainment!

Sunday's legendary Gimli Alternative Folk Festival at Historic Gimli Park, Main Stage
Stefanie Blondal Johnson - The Hard Maybes - The Young Pixels - Malligrub - Eon Longson 
Slow Spirit - The Middle Coast - Bright Righteous - VIKINGS - Mitchell Schimnowski 
Leaf Rapids - Nation of Two - Lindy Vopnfjörð - Micah Erenberg Band - Lanikai

August 4 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Saddlery on Market, 114 Market Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P4

Envision: Sarasvàti Productions 2017/18 Season Launch
Come enjoy a preview of FemFest 2017: Coming of Age events including our Cabaret and "Two Indians" by Falen Johnson. Plus get the inside scoop about the rest of our fabulous 'Envision...' season! 
In honour of FemFest's 15th birthday, our staff and artists will share readings of things we wrote as children and as teens. You can build-your-own kaleidoscope at our DIY station, courtesy of ArtsJunktion. And the tradition of free cupcakes will continue thanks to the generous support of Cake-ology. 
Featuring artists you'll see throughout our Season: RobYn Slade, Reena Jolly, Tatiana Carnevale, Cairn Anne Moore and more!

August 4 – August 5
390 Osborne St, Winnipeg, MB R3L 1Z9, Canada

The Banana Boat Grand Reopening
The grand reopening of Winnipeg's favourite ice cream parlour!

August 4, Doors 7 PM / Show 8 - 10 PM
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
$25 at Music Trader, The Good Will and   18+ w/ valid ID

The Good Will Social Club and UMFM are proud to present: Blind Pilot with Anna Tivel
Blind Pilot has performed on Ellen and The Late Show with David Letterman, at the Newport Folk Festival, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza. The project began in 2007 when Israel and co-founding member Ryan Dobrowski went on a West Coast tour via bicycle.

MAWA Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1E1

2018 MAWA Artist Residency: Call for applications
National and International Artist in Residence at MAWA
Deadline: August 4 at 4 pm for residencies in spring and summer 2018

MAWA is offering emerging and established artists our urban, loft-style apartment to women-identified visual artists for free residencies of 2-4 weeks in duration. Applicants can use this space and time for research, reflection, networking and/or production. 

The apartment, on the second floor of 611 Main Street, is approximately 700 sq. ft., fully furnished, with linens and cooking utensils. It is a walk-up and not wheelchair accessible. Family members are welcome. 
We ask that you present your work to our members. MAWA will pay you a $300 fee.

Applications: email with subject heading “residency” and a single pdf:
a cover letter: why you would like the apartment and what you will be working on 
first and second choice of preferred dates between May 1 and August 30, 2018
an artist’s c.v. and up to 20 embedded images or links to up to 2 videos
If you have any questions, contact 204-949-9490 or
Call for Submissions: Feminist Futures MAWA Members' Show + Sale
One work by any current MAWA member will be accepted. 

Submission information deadline: August 16 at 4 pm 
email with:
your name, title of the work, media, size, year of production, selling price if applicable

Artwork drop off: August 25-26, noon-4pm at MAWA
Opening party: September 1, 2017, 6-10pm at MAWA
Closing party: September 30, 8-11pm (Nuit Blanche) at MAWA

MAWA will host a members’ showcase and sale, Feminist Futures
It will provide an opportunity for members to show and to sell their work with all proceeds going to the artist. Submit one piece in any media on the theme of an imagined feminist future. The maximum finished dimensions are 3 x 4 feet, submitted framed or unframed.

The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne St., Wpg, MB R3L 2B9

August 5 at 7 PM - 1:30 AM

LATIN PARTY With Marco Castillo and Cabú Band
With the same spirit of FOLKLORAMA!
Performances by Marco Castillo band, Cabú Band and DJ Pokoplante. Culture, Music, food, dance and friends!
Enter to win a cruise for 2 courtesy of sponsor Canadian Auto Finance and a CD with our Music. This is a fundraiser for Cabú's recording project "work in progress”.
August 17 at 8 PM - 2 AM

Mr. C (The Shamen) - MEME 2017
8:30pm - 9:30pm Lunar Orbit - The Orb documentary
9:30pm - 10:30pm Elle Fast
10:30pm - 12am Joe Silva
12am - 2am Mr. C

August 12 at 10 PM - 5 AM
383 McMillan Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3L 0N3, Canada
$10 Entry / 18+ i.d. required / no alcohol / R.O.A.R. in effect

Ideal Festival Fashion is proud to present PSYchoTECH featuring Lo Progression (AKA Chris Komus)! We are bringing you an event focused on Tech house and some Full on Psy sprinkled with some other house and techno throughout the night!
10-11 Freeze-or-Burn (House/Tech-House)
11-12 Mynd Freaqz (Bass-House/Tech-House)
12-01 RNDO (Tech-House)
01-02 Exister (Psy-Tech)
02-04 Lo Progression (Full-on Psy)
04-05 Dot.Com (wpg) (Full-on Psy)

August 12 at 9 AM - 1 PM
Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop, 445 Chalmers Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2C9

Farmers Market · Hosted by Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal
Fruits, Vegetables, Honey, Baking, Crafts, LIVE Music, FREE Stuff, Prize Draws & More!
Contact: or 204-615-1250

August 13 at 3 PM - 11 PM
Assiniboia Downs, 3975 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 2E9

Summer of Sound 2017

August 13 – August 19
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3

Mexican Pavilion Arriba El Norte
Folklorama is the world's largest and longest-running multicultural festival. Visitors sample exotic cuisine and celebrate the cultural and ethnic heritage of people from dozens of countries who have made Winnipeg their home. 
In 2016, Folklorama attracted an estimated 447,000 visitors who took a trip around the world, all without leaving Winnipeg. The 2016 Mexican Pavilion 2016 was the largest Folklorama hosted with over 14,000 visitors. 

The Mexican Pavilion will celebrate the northern states of Mexico, with a show featuring music and dance along with ethnic cuisine, a cultural display, and late night parties with Mexican cerveza! Interested in volunteering? Contact us at

August 17 – August 20
MEMETIC, Old Market Square, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G6

MEME 2017 Headliners: THE ORB and MR C 
Hatiras & Flipside
DJ Shine 
Sean Kosa 
Tomahawk Bang 
Luke McKeehan 
Miss Bliss

August 18 at 11 PM - 3:15 AM
Citizen, 291 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0R6
MEME After-Cube Party! Passes & $25 tickets 

MEME After Party Featuring: 
Rennie Foster - Vancouver
Esette aka Isis Graham - Calgary
DJ Shine - Toronto
Visuals: Winnipeg Vj's

August 18 – August 20
Ignite Retreats, 91078 Road 3E, Teulon, Manitoba R0C3B0

I Am Festival - A full weekend immersion in a Mind, Body and Soul connection, in the quiet surroundings of the Interlake. Get ready to get relaxed and recharged as you join top wellness practitioners and a community of like minded individuals.

August 18 – August 19
Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3J7
Tickets    $5 Entrance fee for the weekend / 12 Years and under free

Winnipeg Night Market - Indie Exchange International provides a platform for local artisans, business owners, food purveyors and entertainers. A cultural experience focusing on ethnically diverse foods, handmade work, local business, music and entertainment in a fun-filled celebration. 

Sponsors/Vendors please apply:
Home Businesses, Food Trucks, Food vendors, DJ's, Buskers and anything fun!

The Forks, FORKS MARKET RD, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9

August 18 – August 20
Tickets and Schedule

After three successful years in Edmonton, Interstellar Rodeo is setting up at Festival Stage at the Forks. We look forward to contributing to this over 6000 year practice of meeting, and to the new friends, music, and wine we’ll all be introduced to this weekend.
August 19 at 7 PM - 8 PM Rheostatics at Interstellar Rodeo
August 19 at 12 PM - 4 PM
ParticipACTION 150 Play List at Parks Canada Place at the Forks

You can find our crew at the Forks as we challenge Canadians to complete as many physical activities from the Play List as possible. Track activities online for your chance to win great prizes! Stop by to learn more about the 150 Play List: 
• Register for the 150 Play List and learn about the 150 activities
• Check a few activities off your list all at once 
• Share photos of your experience on social media with the hashtag #150playlist
Register at our tour stop or sign up here:

July 7, 2017

Karaoke Social l Writing Group l Art Documentation l Hockey Camp l Summer Camp l WEDNESDAY 13 l The Melvins l Module One Certification l Ai-Kon l Farmers Market l Yu-Gi-Oh Duels l Manhattan Beach Camp l Big O l Call for submissions l ParticipACTION at Canada Summer Games l UofM Architecture Tour l Soccer Camp

July 14 at 8 PM - 12 AM
Central Corydon Community Centre Inc, 1170 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0Z1

Join us for our first ever Live Band Karaoke Social!
Manitoba Underground Opera is so excited to embrace Manitoba Culture and hold a social to fundraise for our upcoming season! Of course, we will do things just a little differently and of course there will be singing involved. 
The evening will progress from karaoke hits sung with a recorded backing track, to live piano accompaniment and finally singers will be joined by our very own live band!
Performers from our upcoming season are very likely to get up and sing some tunes but we want everyone to get involved! If you have a karaoke favourite then now is the time to show your stuff! We'll have plenty of drinks available for some liquid courage.

Cre8ery gallery & studio, 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4

July 15 at 1 PM - 3 PM
Adult Informal Writing Group 
Hosted by Norma Jones, Reading Clinician and Certified Life Coach
Open to adult writers of all levels. It is a chance to get together with other people who like to write. We share a little of our writing and set a goal for the next meeting. 
Water and snacks will be provided. Email me at
July 29 at 12 PM - 5 PM
Art Documentation Special (Dave Swiecicki)
Drop off artworks (any number) for this special! 
Each piece $17/piece. Regular rate is $30/piece. 
Please bring in an envelop or ziplock: 1 usb stick, cash/cheque payable to Dave Swiecicki, and artworks wrapped to Jordan Miller, Director.
Pick up work on Monday July 31 by appointment or Tuesday August 1, 12-6 pm
July 16 – July 21
Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N2
Tickets     Overnight Camp Cost: $645.75 / Day Camp Cost: $495
Local Contact: Karl Friesen, 204-981-7283,

Winnipeg Christian Hockey Camp 
COED / Day & Overnight Camp

The Winnipeg camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 9-17, it is an amazing week for a hockey player of any level. Christian Hockey Camp programs are designed to prepare hockey players for challenges, both on and off the ice. Campers will receive excellent instruction from some of the games best players and coaches. 
Each camper will also experience a variety of interactive off-ice activities including dryland training, sports, games, and interactive training in Christian living.

July 17 – July 21
Kid City, 550 Archibald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 0X4
Full session $189 + $9.45 GST / Single Day session $40 + $2.00 GST
Ages 5+     Includes a Kid City t-shirt!

Kid City Summer Camp
August Camp deadline - July 31/17
Monday, August 14 - Friday, August 18 @ 801 Century Street
Monday, August 21 - Friday, August 25 @ 550 Archibald Street

Drop off 8:30-9:00am / Pick up 4:00-4:30pm
Daily Lunch and Snack option $10

The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9

July 18 at 9 PM - 12 AM

July 20 at 7 PM - 10:30 PM
18+  Tickets 

MRG Concerts Presents:
(the) Melvins with guest Spotlights    
The Melvins' first double album, A Walk With Love and Death. The dual albums find the trio of Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and Steve McDonald showcasing two distinct sides to the band’s music: Death, a proper Melvins’ release and Love, the score to the Jesse Nieminen directed, self-produced short also titled A Walk With Love and Death. 
A Walk With Love and Death is one giant, dark, moody, psychotic head trip! Not for the faint of heart. You'll sleep with the lights on after listening. ~ Drummer Dale Crover 

The albums, which include guests Joey Santiago (The Pixies), Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes/Crystal Fairy) and Anna Waronker (That Dog), were self-produced with engineer Toshi Kosai. 

Jul 18 at 9 AM to Jul 19 at 5 PM
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Register Cost $546 (includes fees and the Acrobatic Arts Manual containing hundreds of photos, skill descriptions, tutorials and our 12 level syllabus).

Module One Certification - Hosted by Acrobatic Arts
Acrobatic Arts runs hands-on, practical training and certification courses for teachers in the art of AcroDance. The material taught is based in true acro, preparing students to perform skills on a hard stage as part of a complete dance routine package, in 5 skill areas: Flexibility, Strength, Limbering, Balancing and Tumbling. 
The syllabus contains 12 levels with well thought out progressions that take students and teachers from the very beginning (skills such as forward roll and 'L' handstand) to advanced levels (skills such as Front and Side Aerials and Multiple Back handsprings). 
The teacher training courses are broken into two modules. The first module containing the Primary Level to Level 6, and the second module contains Level 7 to Pre Professional 3.

July 21 – July 23
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, 
375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3

Ai-Kon 2017 · Hosted by Ai-Kon, Manitoba's largest anime convention, is coming back for another non-stop weekend celebrating the geekish hobbies you know and love, from Japanese animation to manga, video games, cosplay and so much more!
• Anime Screenings
• Panels
• Vendor & Artist Marketplace 
• Gaming Lounge 
• Maid Café 
• Dance 
• Cosplay Contest
• Video Game Tournaments 
Ai-Kon - For the Love of Anime!

Jul 22 at 9 AM to Jul 23 at 1 PM
Kildonan MCC Thrift Shop, 445 Chalmers Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 2C9

Farmers Market· Hosted by Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal 
Please contact: or 204-615-1250
Local food
LIVE Music
FREE Stuff
Prize Draws
& More!

Galaxy Comics, 200-1109 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2G 1L4
July 22 Registration 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$10 Entry  Questions? Call 204-338-5216

July 23 at 1 PM - 4 PM - Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Link Duels
This Yu-Gi-Oh! Day will also be run as a Sealed Starter Deck Tournament so that everyone will be able to Link Summon.

4-24 Duelists - 1st place win an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat
Top 8 each win an exclusive token!

25+ Duelists - 1st and 2nd Place win an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat
Top 16 each win an exclusive token!

July 24 – July 30
Springs Church Winnipeg, 595 Lagimodiere Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 3X2
Manhattan Beach, MB
Call Barb Heppner at the church office for more details (204) 233-7003

Get set for a week of sun, fun and friends at our annual Summer Camp!
Our desire is that Summer Camp would be a place where we can kick back and get to know each other. We have structured the days at Summer Camp to be relaxing, yet fun and exciting. There is something to do for ALL ages!!

July 27, Doors at 7 / 8 PM - 12:30 AM
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H9
18+ Valid Photo ID  Admission: $8 (at the door)
You can VAPE (not smoke) inside the bar 
Phone: 204.944.0873

Big O, a Hip Hop/Punk Rock artist from Caldwell Idaho, is positive, progressive, real, and creative. Big O is art. Big O is Myles Clason, always performing and recording as a three piece band.

MK Ultraviolence

Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0T2
Deadline: August 1 at 12 PM - 4 PM
see for details about how to apply.

Exhibition Program - Call for submissions 2017
aceartinc. exhibits 5 major exhibitions a year by contemporary visual artists and we welcome submissions from all emerging contemporary artists and curators in any media.

The gallery also runs several ongoing projects and hosts numerous one-offs; we are the proud home of Flux Gallery and the Cartae Open School. This Artist Run Centre is passionate about the work being produced by contemporary artists and arts writers and critics in Canada and abroad. Many Canadian artists have shown work at ace early in their careers. We are an established (but not establishment) part of the unique ecosystem of Canadian contemporary art.

Selections for the Regular Program are made by a jury consisting of Winnipeg-based artists/curators/critics, ace staff and board. The ace jury reviews submissions within the context of aceartinc.’s mandate and goals and our available resources. aceartinc. will pay CARFAC exhibition fees to artists; travel and accommodation, one-way shipping and per-diems will also be provided. A writer is commissioned to write a response to the Regular Exhibitions via the Critical Distance writing program, which is published online and anthologised in PaperWait. We professionally document each show.

aceartinc. is dedicated to diversity in its programming and to this end encourages applications from all contemporary artists and curators, groups and collectives in all visual arts media. But we only have the chance to exhibit you if you apply. Please apply.

August 4 – August 6
Winnipeg, Manitoba
For more details about the Canada Games:
Register at our tour stop or sign up here:

ParticipACTION 150 Play List at the 2017 Canada Summer Games
Join us in celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday at one of our cross-country tour stops! Find our crew in Winnipeg at the Canada Games as we challenge Canadians to complete as many physical activities from the Play List as possible. Stop by to knock a few off your own list, or try a unique featured activity. Track activities online to win great prizes!

Stop by to learn more about the 150 Play List, where you can: 
• Register for the 150 Play List and learn about the 150 activities
• Check a few activities off your list all at once 
• Share photos of your experience on social media with the hashtag #150playlist

Canada Games are this country’s largest multi-sport event for young athletes. The Canada Games and their lasting legacies continue to be a catalyst for the growth of sport and recreation across the country.

August 9 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Elizabeth Dafoe Library, 25 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T2N2

University of Manitoba Architecture Tour · Hosted by Winnipeg Architecture
Join us for a free architectural tour of the University of Manitoba campus, led by architectural historian Jeffrey Thorsteinson.
The tour will focus on buildings from the post 1945 period, including St. Paul's College,St. John's College, University Centre and the John A Russell Building. 
The tour route is accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. The University of Manitoba is easily reached by public transit and there is bicycle parking on campus.

August 9 to 24, at 5 PM - 6:30 PM
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0J9
Rebels Women's Soccer Training Camp
Public · Hosted by Red River College Rebels
Training Camp - Mon, Wed, Thur 

To tryout for a Rebel Varsity team interested students should bring their student ID’s, proof of health insurance, and appropriate sport clothing to tryouts.
Fill out recruiting form prior to attending