Exchange District: Nuit Blanche Guide

Exchange District Happenings, Updates

  As part of Culture Days Manitoba, Nuit Blanche brings contemporary art to the streets of Winnipeg. A bustling public art extravaganza, Nuit Blanche energizes our public spaces with art peppered throughout The Exchange District, The Forks, downtown, St. Boniface and the North and West Ends until the wee hours of the morning. The Exchange District is delighted to be electrified as the nexus of this presentation of interactive, accessible art with nearly fifty Nuit Blanche installations.  We invite you to experience and explore the energy, connections and surprising art for one magical fall evening this Saturday, September 28th.   Our Nuit Blanche MUST SEE list:   LOOP> Loop is a cross between a music box, a zoetrope and a …

Brown Bag Bocce with Lindsay Somers

Exchange District BIZ Updates

Hi. I’m Lindsay Somers. I’ve been working in the Exchange District since 2005. In the last 13 years, the Exchange District has been a constant creative influence on my life and career, silently supporting and shaping me to become the active living urbanist I am today.  I started my career working in the Silpit Building as an intern at Buffalo Gal Pictures. I learned the difference between Albert and Arthur St by walking around dropping off paperwork and contracts to the many other film partners in the neighbourhood. I spent countless hours with Guy Maddin in the dark Winnipeg Film Group studio shooting the famously iconic My Winnipeg. Storytelling through Guy Maddin’s lens was certainly never ever dull. It was …