Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 6

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This week on Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with Exchange District BIZ Executive Director David Pensato about Alleyways Market and much more, while Sabrina speaks with Danny Schur and Dennis Lewycki about the fourth week of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by Nonsuch Brewing Co. Exchanging Words is a weekly podcast hosted by Nicholas Friesen and Sabrina Janke, focusing on the people, places, and history of the Exchange District. If you would like to appear as a guest on Exchanging Words or are interested in advertising, please email friesen@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words Podcast” in the subject line.

A Small Celebration – Tiny Feast

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A small celebration. This is the sensation owner Danika Bock wants people to feel when they buy something from her store in the Exchange District, Tiny Feast. The specialty stationery shop opened back in 2013 and has since become a popular stop for visitors and locals searching to get a taste of the Exchange. The shop offers a selection of carefully curated stationery gift items, homewares and high-quality items for your home or office that you can’t find at larger chains like Staples. High-end planners, pens and notebooks from around the world are just some of the things you can find there. One would think with such niche merchandise, that demand for the products would be hard to generate, but …

Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 5

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This week on Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with Erin Riediger from Number TEN Architectural Group, while Sabrina speaks with Danny Schur and Dennis Lewycki about the third week of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by Nonsuch Brewing Co. Exchanging Words is a weekly podcast hosted by Nicholas Friesen and Sabrina Janke, focusing on the people, places, and history of the Exchange District. If you would like to appear as a guest on Exchanging Words or are interested in advertising, please email friesen@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words Podcast” in the subject line.

Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 4

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This week on Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with The Purple Room’s Paul Little about CaRaVaN open mic at the CUBE and more, while Sabrina speaks with historians Sharon Reilly and Dennis Lewycki about the second week of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by Nonsuch Brewing Co. Exchanging Words is a weekly podcast hosted by Nicholas Friesen and Sabrina Janke, focusing on the people, places, and history of the Exchange District. If you would like to appear as a guest on Exchanging Words or are interested in advertising, please email friesen@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words Podcast” in the subject line.

Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 3

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This week on Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with Doug Darling, CEO of Tripwire Media, while Sabrina speaks with historians Nolan Reilly, Danny Schur and Dennis Lewycki about the first week of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by The Exchange District BIZ Patrols. Exchanging Words is a weekly podcast hosted by Nicholas Friesen and Sabrina Janke, focusing on the people, places, and history of the Exchange District. If you would like to appear as a guest on Exchanging Words or are interested in advertising, please email friesen@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words Podcast” in the subject line.

Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 2

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This week on Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with Carole Vivier, CEO of Manitoba Film and Music, while Sabrina speaks with historians Sharon Reilly, Nolan Reilly, Danny Schur, Dennis Lewycki and Esyllt Wynne Jones about what caused the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike on Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by The Exchange District BIZ Historical Walking Tours. Exchanging Words is co-hosted, written and produced by Exchange District BIZ Marketing and Communications Coordinator Nicholas Friesen and Special Assistant of Administration, Research & Historical Initiatives Sabrina Janke. 

Exchanging Words Podcast – Episode 1

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On the first episode of Exchanging Words, Nick speaks with Zephyra Vun, Executive Director of Design Quarter Winnipeg and founder of anARCHI design, while Sabrina gives you a brief history of the Exchange District in her segment, Historically Accurate. This episode is brought to you by The Portal VR. Exchanging Words is a weekly podcast hosted by Nicholas Friesen and Sabrina Janke, focusing on the people, places, and history of the Exchange District. If you would like to appear as a guest on Exchanging Words or are interested in advertising, please email friesen@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words Podcast” in the subject line.

The Alleyways Market in the Exchange has been going strong since 2016, and in 2018 we expanded the event to include swing dancing and an art lounge at the Artspace Building. This year, we’d love to do even more. That’s where you come in. Do you have an idea for activating an alleyway in the Exchange District? Is there a project you’ve been wanting to get off the ground, but didn’t have the venue? Now is your chance! We are looking for people or groups to put on an event during Alleyways Market, which takes place the first Friday of June, July, August and September. Please read the full call outline below, or download the form as a PDF file here. ALLEYWAYS …

Your bag should reflect the person that you are. That’s what Jon Thiessen, co-owner of U.N. Luggage, believes.  Lucky for anyone who hasn’t found the bag that tells their story yet, U.N. Luggage is hosting its annual purse party the evening of May 9. Expect a totally alternative purse shopping experience including a wine bar by Banville & Jones, paired with appies, hourly draws and 20 per cent off handbags all evening. Thiessen owns and operates U.N. Luggage with his sister, Jennifer. The siblings have been running the luggage and bag store at 175 McDermot Avenue for roughly 10 years, after taking over the family business from their father, Peter “The Bagman” Thiessen, who bought and ran the business back …

This Week in the Exchange for April 15-21, 2019

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National Canadian Film Day @ Multiple Venues April 17, 1-10:30pm  What if there was a day to watch movies for free at unique venues in the Exchange District? Wouldn’t it be great if these were world class, award winning films, made right here in the Exchange? Maybe these films tell stories about love and loss and dance and hockey. You know, the stuff that makes life worth living. This Wednesday, April 17, is National Canadian Film Day, and we invite you to the Exchange to watch movies made right here, for free, all day long. With screenings at Across the Board, Nonsuch, The King’s Head, Cinematheque, and Forth, you’ll be entertained and experience something new. Maybe even culturally significant. Everyone …