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Reva Stone – Portal Revisited 2019

August 9 - September 7
Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 100 Arthur (2nd/3rd Floor)
Winnipeg, R3B 1H3
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August 9 – September 7 2019 Opening Reception: Friday August 9, 2019 – 7pm Poolside Gallery Portal Revisited 2019 is a revision of a responsive installation work that was begun in 1999 but wasn’t completed until this year. It uses iPhone 4’s to investigate how networked devices for human communication have dramatically transformed the intersections between our bodies, our consciousness and our machines. The phones are programmed to perform a series of specific behaviours that give them the appearance of sentience. The use of recorded audio and video, rotating motors, video capture to evolve the content, and the phone’s accelerometer for touch response all add to the illusion of consciousness. The cell phones behave as nodes in a multi-agent system, ...

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The Triumph of Truth and Time

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - August 24 @ 9:30 pm
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm

cre8ery gallery and studio, 125 Adelaide street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4 Canada
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Can roses exist without thorns? Conceived by General Manager Brendan McKeen, this Handel oratorio comes to life in the cre8ery gallery. Torn between a life of frivolity or altruism, Beauty's fate depends on the decisions she is about to make. Will she choose pleasure or purpose? Early Bird Price (until July 15th): $20 general / $17 seniors and arts workers / $10 students Regular Price (July 16th and later): $25 general / $22 seniors and arts workers / $15 students All performances at 7:30pm Performance is 95 minutes long including one 15 minute intermission Sung in Italian with English Dialogue Cast: Sawyer Craig - Beauty Carmen Harris - Pleasure Meghan Symon - Truth Adam Sperry - Time Creative team: Brendan ...

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Reflections

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - August 21 @ 6:00 pm
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closed Sunday and Monday
cre8ery gallery and studio, 125 Adelaide street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4 Canada
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Free

his mixed media series was inspired by the light of the north as well as by darkness born of lost loved ones. The spirit guide goddesses concept was revealed to me as if by magic. These portraitures embody particular archetypes that speak to each individual differently and touches each psyche in its own way. The artist believes that everything happens for a reason. Those reasons are based on universal values such as empowerment, courage, strength and belonging. These values remind us to be perpetually curious and forever open to how these values reveal themselves to us, whether through every day experiences or an artist’s hand.

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8:00 am

Ken Gregory Exhibition – I Remember Falling

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Poolside Gallery, 218-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, R3B 1H3
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Video Pool and Arts Accessibility Network Manitoba present the 5.1 surround sound exhibition I Remember Falling by Ken Gregory: A Greek myth, a contemporary sound artist and a blacksmith walk into a bar. Driven by an ever deepening curiosity, artist and novice blacksmith Ken Gregory reaches into the past to explore the story of the birth of Hephaetus and how it relates to our contemporary society. Using blacksmithing traditions as a foundation for creating an immersive soundscape, Gregory examines how contemporary society has given short shrift to those whose bodies and/or minds don't fit in to what is considered normal. 2019 | immersive sound installation | materials: 5.1 sound surround audio system, digital audio files | dimensions: room sized, variable ...

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8:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy Hosted By Spencer Adamus

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

Wee Johnny’s, 177 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
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Winnipeg's Funniest Person with a Day Job (2017), Spencer Adamus, hosts open mic comedy.

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