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April 6, 2018

Architecture+Design Film Festival l Classes & Earth Day Events l Tetris Championship l Border Collies l Sales: Children’s & Crafts Items l Fundraisers l Zumba Convention l PLATFORM Photography Award

Architecture+Design Film Festival Winnipeg

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1V1
Free Screening in partnership with the Art for Lunch programme.

April 18 at 12 PM - 1 PM
The Integral Man Director: Joseph Clement   2016, Canada, 63 min.
Jim Stewart is the most published mathematician since Euclid, a concert level violinist, calculus professor, philanthropist, and gay rights activist. Now confronting his inability to play violin as arthritis cripples his hands, Jim faces his declining health, jumping head long into the role of impresario. Jim must make some of the most difficult decisions of his life.

Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3P5

April 18 at 12 PM - 1 PM  Free
The Radiant Sun explores the life and work of American designer Ruth Adler Schnee. An internship with industrial designer Raymond Loewy and degrees from RISD and Cranbrook prepared her for a design career. With her husband Edward, she formed Adler-Schnee Associates, a design studio and store that helped bring modernism to Michigan. 
April 19 at 12 PM - 1 PM  Free
A Workshop for Peace.This film tells the story of how, in 1947, eleven of the world’s most talented architects were compelled to work together to design an international forum and symbol for peace, the United Nations headquarters in New York. 
April 20 at 12 PM - 12:45 PM
Designing Life: The Modernist Architecture of Albert C Ledner
Catherine Ledson and Roy Beeson, 2017, USA 
An in-depth exploration of a New Orleans modernist architect, whose buildings for the National Maritime Union are now iconic landmarks in NYC. The film follows Albert Ledner’s journey from his start as post WWII student of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 

April 18 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Directed by Kaspar Schroder, 2017, Denmark, 93 min. English, Danish with English subtitles
BIG Time follows Danish architect Bjarke Ingels over a period of 5 years while he's struggling to complete the New York skyscrapers Via West 57 and World Trade Center 2. 
April 20 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
REM  Directed by Tomas Koolhaas, 2016, USA, 75 min.
A documentary about architect Rem Koolhaas, directed by his son Tomas. It combines human stories and experiences of both the architect and the users of his architecture. 
Speaker: Alex Bozikovic, Architecture Critic, Globe and Mail
April 20 at 9:30 PM - 10:32 PM
Relics of the Future  Directed by Rob Lindsay, 
2017, Canada, 62 min.
English, Dutch with English subtitles
The Rotterdam born photographer Toni Hafkenscheid wants to photograph the world as he saw it in the book Wonders of the World. Focusing on futuristic architecture, he takes us on a fascinating journey.  Trailer
April 21 at 3 PM - 4 PM
Building Hope: The Maggie’s Centres
Directed by Sarah Howitt, 2016, UK, 59 min. 
Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Maggie Keswick Jencks, the wife of architecture historian Charles Jencks, launches an initiative to build a series of hospices for cancer patients. Twenty years after her death, some twenty Maggies’s Centres have been built. 
April 21 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Brasilia: Life After Design  Directed by Bart Simpson, 2017, Canada/UK, 88 min.
7 p.m. Director Bart Simpson will be present
Conceived in the 1950s by Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa, Brasilia was envisioned as a new capital representing the aspirations of a forward-looking country. But how can such a city accommodate organic and messy urban living? Trailer
April 22 at 2 PM - 3:18 PM
Portrait of a Gallery  Directed by Adrian McCarthy, 2017, Ireland, 78 min.
In 2011, the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin began one of the largest refurbishment projects in the history of the state. The film documents the challenge faced by architects Heneghan Peng and others as they feed modern services beneath historic buildings. 
April 22 at 4 PM - 5:02 PM
Concrete Soldiers Directed by Nikita Woolfe, 2017, UK, 62 min. 
This documentary exposes the social cleansing currently raging in London. Filmed just after the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, we witness the efforts of a young firm, Architects for Social Housing, as they meet with communities threatened by irresponsible development. 
April 22 at 7 PM - 8:02 PM
A Legacy of Mies and King Directed by Nienke Andersson, 2017, Netherlands, 62 min.
English, Dutch with English subtitles
The meticulous renovation of Washington DC’s central library, designed by architect Mies van der Rohe and dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. The film follows architect Francine Houben as she investigates the past and present to design a ‘library of the future’. 
Classes & Earth Day Events

McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2A6
Pre-register in person at the bookstore, or call at 204-475-0483 or online 
Hosted by Prairie Shore Botanicals. Bring a mug, plate and fork!

April 19 at 2 PM - 4 PM
Your Wild, Edible Backyard - There are highly nutritious plants growing right under your nose! Learn details on identification, harvesting and preparation of several common wild edibles so you can use them all year round!
April 21 at 2 PM - 4 PM
Cattails - Referred to as the “supermarket of the marsh”, cattails can provide all the necessities of survival! Find out how cattails can be your best friend during a survival situation, or just a cool plant to enjoy.

April 22 
The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, 30 minutes North of Winnipeg on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8. For more information call (204) 467-3300.

Earth Day - Participate in a cache-in trash-out walk by collecting garbage as you geocache. Join us for an "un-nature" trail game to help recognize the difference between human-made and natural objects. Learn how the Centre composts by joining a guided tour.

Tuesdays: April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  From 6:30pm to approx. 8:30pm
Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9
180.00 plus GST for 6 weeks. $50.00 nonrefundable deposit due at time of registration

Mediumship & Psychic Development Circle for those who have taken the Basic Mediumship with Kristel Kernaghan, we are offering a six week Mediumship & Psychic Development Circle. Students can practice in a safe and nurturing environment. 

April 25 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Mano a Mano, 691 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W4

Harry Potter Night - Paint Party open to beginners. Join Us!
Find out what thousands of happy painters already know. Painting is fun with BOOZE!!
Everything is supplied to produce your own masterpiece. 
Enjoy a truly unique night out. Learn to paint in a relaxed, fun environment with your friends or family! Great for a girl’s night out.  Check out our video:

April 26 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Manitoba Writers Guild, 100 Arthur Street, Suite 218, Wpg, MB R3B 1H3
To register contact the Guild office at or 204.944.8013

The Writers' Circle critique group happens once a month in the classroom. 

April 27 – April 29
PineRidge equine park, 22054 Oakwood 64 N Suite B, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Manitoba Hunter Jumper Association will be hosting a clinic with Beth Underhill Stables. Hunters and Jumpers of all levels welcome - 6 riders per group. Auditors are welcome.
For information and entry form please email

April 21 – April 22
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
Licensed venue. Competitors & fans must be 18+ to enter or accompanied by an adult.

2018 Manitoba Classic Tetris Championship  
See how you measure up - open to all contenders!
Tournament will be played using the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

Qualifying will be held on April 21, from 11am-6pm. 
Players will have 15 minutes to tally their best qualifying score.
April 22, starting at 11am, the top 16 qualifiers compete. 
The last two standing will face-off in the final @ 5pm.

Apr 21 - Apr 22, from 11am - 3pm
Pet Valu Bridgwater, 240 400 North Town Road, Winnipeg

Join Hull's Haven Border Collie Rescue to meet your new best friend! Our volunteers with their amazing foster dogs will be in attendance hoping to find the perfect match!

Sales: Children’s & Crafts Items 

April 21 at 9 AM - 4 PM
Glenwood Community Centre, 27 Overton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 2X8

Hosted by Childcycle - Semi-Annual Children's Consignment Sale
Our biggest sale of the year! We take you from tummy to teen and in between.

April 21 at 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
901 Kimberly Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2K 4B9, Canada
Admission is free but payment for items is CASH ONLY.

Used Kids Clothing & Toy Spring Sale - Manitoba Families of Multiples is hosting a huge spring sale that is open to the public. There will be: baby equipment, outerwear, footwear, TOYS, maternity clothes, strollers, bouncers, play yards, high chairs, books, games, puzzles and SO MUCH MORE. Come early & bring a bin to use as a cart.

April 22 at 10 AM - 3 PM
East End Community Club, 517 Pandora Ave E., Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 0A5
Admission $2.00 (12 & under free) / Free gift to the first 100 customers
Magic of Spring - Craft Sale Fundraiser · Hosted by Magic Fundraisers
40+ Crafters & Vendors / Hourly Draws (Must be in attendance to win)

Interested Vendors email Christy at  
Rental Fees: 6 Foot table $35 / Booth (1 six foot & 1 8 foot) $60 / 8 Foot table $40
Plus, a donation of an item (valued at $20) for the silent auction. 
Table rental fee includes a light healthy lunch. 


April 26, 5 pm
Centennial Concert Hall & Alloway Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C3
For information or tickets contact Shenna Song 204-949-3973 /
or purchase online  

Performance by members of Cirque de la Symphonie
with Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate, Resident Conductor Julian Pellicano
and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Dinner served in the beautiful new Alloway Hall at the Manitoba Museum
Gala Formal or your best Cirque Chique

April 26, doors 6 PM / show 7:45 PM - 11 PM
Rumor's Comedy Club, 2025 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 0N5
Email to reserve your tickets
Purchase your ticket from MUR and a portion supports the rescue.

Come enjoy an evening of laughs while supporting Manitoba Underdogs Rescue! 
See stand-up comedian Chris Locke in action. It'll have your tails wagging all night!

April 28 at 8 PM - 11 PM
Winnipeg Planetarium, 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0N2

Wine & Words, features the written works of Canadian composers, musicians, playwrights, poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, and storytellers. With the participation of local actors and celebrities, Theatre by the River stages the pieces for a variety show that dramatizes the featured written works. Wine & Words is Theatre by the River’s major annual fundraiser, providing funds to cover production and operational expenses.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Manitoba Museum, we will immerse the audience in pieces staged throughout the gallery. The 2018 event is themed Scientific Exploration.

May 1 at 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0C9
Tickets $35 / $20 for students 

Local to Global 2018: Women at the Heart of Peace
With Ketty Nivyabandi, a peace activist and refugee from Burundi, who has a story to tell.
Entertainment, refreshments, door prizes, a wonderful raffle, displays and much more! 
Emcee is CBC's Marcy Marcusa!
Proceeds will support:
The House of Peace, a caring environment for newcomer women, many are refugees.
Make Music Matter, supporting the healing process, with music in war ravaged countries.
Global Citizenship Scholarships for students studying human rights at U of W.

May 6 at 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Gates On Roblin, 6945 Roblin Blvd, Rural Municipality of Headingley R4H 1A2
Tickets are $70 (includes a $25 tax receipt) Tables of 8 or 10 may be reserved.
from the Best of Friends Gift Shop in the Millennium Library (Mon-Sat 11am-4pm), 
by telephone 204-947-0110, or email

Our 13th Annual Spring Books & Brunch fundraising event. A lovely brunch provided by The Gates On Roblin, with special guest speakers and our popular Rainbow Auction!

This year our guests for Books I Have Known and Loved are Gordon Goldsborough (Historian, CBC columnist, and author of Abandoned Manitoba) and local media personality Laurie Mustard (Winnipeg Free Press columnist). 
This year's MC will be Charlene Diehl (Director of the THIN AIR, writer, and editor).
Money raised provides funds for projects and programming for your Public Libraries!

April 27 at 5 PM
Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport Polo Park, 1740 Ellice ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0B3
General Admission: $30.00 / VIP $50.00 etransfer
Or contact the zumba instructors listed for tickets and info:
Caroline Beau, Jaynor Kahal, Shirley Manuel Batac, Mel Bautista
Leah Ilagan Dela Cruz, Let Manalo, Cora Coronado, or Jing Jen

B2B MC with Zes Prince Paltu-Ob 
Zumba Convention Winnipeg Style, hosted by Zumba4ever

Applications are due April 27 at 5 PM
PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts121-100 Arthur St, Wpg, MB R3B 1H3

The 2018 PLATFORM Photography Award which aims to assist the recipient in their creation of new work (photography and video). To be eligible you must be based in Manitoba. Current students are not eligible. The winner of this award will receive:
- $1500 and a one-year PLATFORM membership 
- one-year access to PLATFORM’s black and white darkrooms
- feature on PLATFORM’s website
- a solo exhibition in PLATFORM’s Gallery 2 
Submissions must include a bio, CV, artist statement (500 words max), 10 images of work (if video, duration of 10 minutes), and image list. Email submissions with the subject “2018 PLATFORM Photography Award Submission” to 

PLATFORM is an artist-run centre dedicated to considering the expanded role of photography in contemporary art. Through exhibitions, lectures, workshops, production facilities and publications – we are committed to fostering and sustaining a critically engaged community.

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