In the Exchange for March 25-31, 2019

Exchange District BIZ Blog

Here in the Exchange, there’s always something going on! From dining to shopping, or grabbing a show, here’s what goes on your calendar this week.

Boom X @ John Hirsch Mainstage (174 Market Ave)

On now until April 13

Playing more than 100 characters, Rick Miller takes us from Woodstock in 1969 to 1995 when the internet was starting to dominate our lives. Showcasing cutting-edge projections and Rick’s virtuoso impressions of politicians, musicians and activists, BOOM X navigates the baby boom’s tangled legacy.

Visit royalmtc.ca for more information.

Woke Comedy Cabaret @ Wee Johnny’s (177 McDermot Ave)

March 29 @ 9pm

Woke Comedy Hour describes itself as “a comedy collective comprised of POC, Indigenous folks, brown peeps. We are queer friendly, all abilities and ages and bodies”. Woke Cabaret is a show featuring stand-up comedians, improvisers, drag performers and poets. They put all that and a slice of love into their shows.

Visit facebook.com/comedyatweejohnnys for more information.

Rustbucket @ The King’s Head Pub (120 King Street)

March 30 @ 9pm

Come on out Saturday night for a King’s Head favourite, the mighty Rustbucket! Rockin’ your socks off with big guitars and all of your most requested rock n roll tunes.

Visit kingshead.ca for more information.

Concept to Screen @ Video Pool (300-100 Arthur Street)

March 30 + 31 @ 12

This workshop will be about independent video creation with hands on instruction, including camera and editing setups. You will look at how to use DIY, low budget tools and adaptation to bring a project to life. The instructor is Amanda Kindzierski, a Polish, Ukrainian, Ojibwa, Metis multi media artist born and raised in Winnipeg. She is a graduate of the Academy of Broadcasting, and National Screen Institute’s New Voices Film Program and Indigidocs program. A storyteller from childhood, she’s working to share her unique perspectives with a wide audience through art.

Visit videopool.org for more information.

Have an event we should know about? Email friesen@exchangedistrict.org to let us know.