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.