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 …

Anne-Marie Williot in Concert at Tiny Gallery

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Join us for Anne-Marie Williot in Concert at Tiny Gallery, 84 1/2 Albert Street, on Saturday August 24th at 7:30 pm. Anne-Marie Williot playfully invites you to a land of cobblestone streets and candle-lit cafes, where dreams and reality dance together with the sounds of accordion, guitar, and a clear voice, shutting eyelids and swaying bones. Originally from Quebec and having lived in Spain, Anne-Marie writes in French, English, and Spanish. She now lives in Winnipeg. She will be accompanied by Ian Cherry on the upright bass. Doors: 7:00 pm Music: 7:30 pm Tickets: $20.00 Available on Eventbrite: There are only 20 seats for our tiny shows – we welcome walk-ins, but to guarantee your spot recommend buying in …

First Fridays Bike-In

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Ever thought you’d like to bike into the Exchange District but weren’t sure if there was a safe and easy route to get there? You don’t actually have to be a major cycling person to do it! On the First Friday of July, August, and September, we’ll be biking in from three different locations to show you the best route that takes you out of traffic and into the City’s most culturally rich monthly event. In partnership with Natural Cycle, we’ll be leading three, low-key rides on the First Friday of July, August, and September to show you how you can get into the Exchange District while almost entirely avoiding motor vehicle traffic— and we’ll share the tips and tricks that …

The Laundry Room Theatre

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The program for Winnipeg’s first pop-up movie theatre is out now! Join us at the Laundry Room Theatre from August 2nd to August 10th to watch independent and experimental films from Manitoba and around the world. Aug 2nd 7 pm to 10 pm To celebrate our opening, we’re playing a selection of our favourite Winnipeg Film Group films from the past! We’ll be screening “Kubasa in a Glass” by Atelier Nationale du Manitoba, along with a handful of other legendary Manitoban shorts. Aug 3rd Noon to 7 pm Short films by donation in the gallery. 7 pm to 11 pm First Friday at The Laundry Room! The band (proper noun) will be performing a live soundtrack to a surprise 1960s …

First Fridays in the Exchange

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Gallery hop. Eat. Stroll. Shop. Talk to artists in their studios, experience an Art Gallery opening, explore unique shops, enjoy a stop at one of the cafés or restaurants. Looking for an art piece? First Fridays is the perfect way to connect with many of the wonderful and diverse artists in Winnipeg! FREE, all welcome!

Alleyways (in the Exchange)

Exchange District BIZ Updates

The first Alleyways (in the Exchange) was a huge success! Although the rainy weather brought most of the alleyways indoors it didn’t stop the crowds from poring in to the rain locations and filling the Exchange District with energy and fun. The bottom floor of the Centennial Concert Hall was our rain location for the market and proved to be a cozy spot to house the over 60 vendors. Curated by Lucky Girl Pop Up the market was filled with handmade jewelry, leatherwork, fresh local food, vintage clothing, and unique locally created crafts. We moved our Alleyways Swing to the event space at the back of Hut K where we laid down our 25 square ft of black and white …