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The 12th Annual Spring Fundraising Luncheon will feature guest speaker John Pollard, presenting “A New Perspective On Maintaining Our Built Heritage”. The event will include a door prize, raffle and cash bar. Ticket are $100 each or $1000 for a table of ten. Funds raised go to support Heritage Winnipeg, a nonprofit, charitable organization established in 1978 that promotes and encourage the conservation of historic/heritage structures and sites, and attends to those matters which enhance and complement this purpose. Charitable receipts will be issued.

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Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery Presents: “Blood On The Mic” A Karaoke AND Meat Draw Fundraising Event Where: Duke of Kent, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 119 (227 McDermot Ave) When: Saturday, March 24th at 8pm till 11pm Cost: $5.00 at the door (I.D. is required so don’t forget it) As a nationally recognized leader in Aboriginal arts programming, we need the support of our community so it can sustain the best it can be and this fundraiser is to help our programming. So what better way to do it but through music and meat, and call the event “BLOOD ON THE MIC”!!! MEAT DRAW for those new to the concept: A raffle/draw is usually done at community centres, pubs …

Improv at the Legion

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Two Fringe Festival favourites team up for a fast-paced evening of improv comedy at the Duke of Kent Legion, where the drinks are cheap and the laughs are cheaper! Last show of the year, as ImproVision and the Horrible Friends are headed down to perform in Puerto Vallarta in April, so come give them a Mexican Send Off!

ART TALK/ART WALK: ART and LIFE

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March 2 ArtWalk

Dinner and an informal talk followed by a guided walk through Exchange Galleries & Studios Please reserve: wfpnewscafe@gmail.com or phone 204.421.0682 237 McDermot (The Winnipeg Free Press News Café) At this month’s Art Talk, Alison Gillmor will be chatting with artist, curator and art writer Cliff Eyland about the connection between an artist’s bio and an artist’s work, how we feel about awful people who make great art — we’re looking at you, Picasso! — and whether the #MeToo movement is spreading to the art world. Presented by First Fridays in the Exchange and The Winnipeg Free Press News Café with generous support from Winnipeg Arts Council and Manitoba Arts Council.

First Fridays in the Exchange

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Come and celebrate the creative community in Winnipeg’s Exchange District! Gallery hop. Eat. Stroll. Shop. Talk to artists in their studios, experience an Art Gallery opening, and explore the unique shops. Everyone welcome! Print the Guide here: https://www.firstfridayswinnipeg.org/the-guide.html See all the details here: http://www.firstfridayswinnipeg.org/whats-on.html

Creators Conference @ Red River College

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Creators Conference is an event that brings together students and professionals for an evening of connection, inspiration, and creativity. This FREE event offers speakers, interactive booths, food and drinks, and a chance to meet and greet with like minded individuals. Featured speakers are founders of Winnipeg’s largest urban market, Third + Bird, Chandra and Charla. These entrepreneurs will share their knowledge of branding, communications, project management, events, and media planning – showcasing some of the techniques they’ve used to create such a successful business.  

The Forthwith Festival

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This weekend Forth will be hosting local and international artists and musicians for Forthwith Festival. The weekend includes workshops and live performances during the day, and will transform into a multi-floor dance party/ art showcase at night, offering Winnipeggers a chance to experience experimental sound, art, music, and creativity. Experimental composer, sound artist, and musician, Wouter Jaspers, was part of a group of friends in Berlin with friends at Forth in Winnipeg. These two groups of artists saw an opportunity to collaborate and bring two music scenes together; connecting communities globally and bringing new sounds to our city. Now in it’s second year, this experimental sound, video, and art showcase, promises to offer even more creative inspiration and fun. Jaspers …