Five Ways to Exchange – June 23, 2017

Nicholas Friesen Blog

Lev Snowe performing at the Exchange Community Church. Image by Steve Louie, courtesy of Facebook.

Every Friday we’ll be letting you know about a few choice happenings in the Exchange! If you have an idea for something to be featured, email nicholas@exchangedistrict.org with “Five Ways to Exchange” in the subject line.

THE STAGE

Lev Snowe Single Release/Tour Kickoff @ 90 Albert Street 

Local laid back pop act Lev Snowe plays an intimate all-ages gig at 90 Albert Street to kick off the release of a new single and upcoming three-week tour. Accompanied by the equally laid back rock stylings of Human Music and “soft trap” dream machine p o u t, the gig kicks off at 9pm and costs you a cool $10. Bonus points if you hang around after to catch DJ Legoland spinning records after the gig.

RSVP to the Lev Snowe Facebook event

2017 TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival @ The Cube

Help us close down the final weekend of Jazz Fest at The Cube in Old Market Square! Everything kicks off tonight at 6pm with Aaron Shorr, Karl Kohut, Karly Epp, Blow Your Top Bel Canto, Joel Miller & Sienna Dahlen and Nathan Zahn! Saturday night’s party goes from 6-12 with Sir Luc & The Dukes, Casati, 22/7, Woody Holler, Kelly Bado and The Middle Coast. See you at The Cube Lounge!

Visit jazzwinnipeg.com for more information. 

THE EATS

Rainbow Trout Music Festival Ticket Release @ Forth

Come on down and grab a late breakfast of Kale & Eggs or Avocado Toast and a coffee while you grab your tickets to the Rainbow Trout Music Festival! Tickets to the event, taking place August 18-20, are available from 3-5pm on Sunday, June 25 at Forth (171 McDermot Avenue).

Visit forth.ca for a full menu. 

THE LOOK

Flaunt Boutique   

The summer collection is in at Flaunt Boutique! Featuring over 150 dress styles in store, flaunt is open daily and even has a few exclusive deals in honour of Jazz Fest. Visit Flaunt at 106-270 Waterfront Drive to get your fashion on.

Visit shopflaunt.ca for more information.

THE TOUR

Design Quarter Winnipeg Tour

Engage with local fashion designers, transform personal artwork into wearable buttons at the button-making workshop, and taste deliciously designed food and cocktails that pay extra attention to detail on the Design Quarter Winnipeg tour! Tonight’s special stops include Lennard Taylor, Tiny Feast, King and Bannatyne, and Forth, so get out there and get creatively woke!

Book your tour now!

THE DISPLAY

Paradigm TV by Scott Leroux at Video Pool Media Arts Centre

The late Winnipeg mixed media artist Scott Leroux gave us experimental music and video work that was thought provoking, hilarious and real. With Paradigm TV, you can channel surf through mesmerizing visuals from the career of University of Manitoba BFA (honours) artist at Video Pool’s Poolside Gallery (100 Arthur, Unit 300), on now until July 15.

Visit videopool.org for more information. 

(Featured image: Lev Snowe performing at the Exchange Community Church. Image by Steve Louie, courtesy of Facebook.)