Posted by Michelle Rosner

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

by Michelle Rosner

We’ve extended our deadline to Thursday, May 25 11:59 p.m. CST to submit to the Open Call for Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night. Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night are two programs created to highlight established and emerging artists. Artists of different disciplines, especially those who self-identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with…

Photography Partnership Announced!

Photography Partnership Announced!

by Michelle Rosner

We are excited to announce our new photography partnership with local, trend-setting publication, Muddy Water Magazine! Muddy Water is only the radest group of Winnipeg-lovin guys and gals who profile cool events, people and places that make our city great. Visit their website to see their work. During this year’s Culture Days Manitoba and Nuit…

Get involved as an independent artist!

Get involved as an independent artist!

by Michelle Rosner

It’s not just local businesses and arts organizations that participate in Culture Days Manitoba. The celebration is only possible because of involvement from independent artists and cultural groups who use both Culture Days and Nuit Blanche Winnipeg to connect with new audiences and show and sell their work to the public. Here are three ways…

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

by Michelle Rosner

Tucked into two repurposed train cars that sit in the middle of the University of Winnipeg’s stone courtyard, the Bike Lab stands as a true testament of the issues and interests our city’s young people are turning their attention toward. Here at the Bike Lab, staff and volunteers work with students, inner-city youth, and community…

Local filmmaker to premiere Winnipeg hockey story during Culture Days Manitoba! Play

Local filmmaker to premiere Winnipeg hockey story during Culture Days Manitoba!

by Michelle Rosner

Filmmaker Danny Schur is well known for telling the untold story. Though documentaries, musicals, and articles in local publications, Danny has spent his entire career exploring the events that make up our collective Winnipeg conscience. His fascination with our great city and its culturally rich and occasionally violent history has earned him praise of the…

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

by Michelle Rosner

  In a small house-turned-shop in the south end of Winnipeg, locally sourced petrified woods, prairie stones and silver and gold metals are cut down, smoothed out and baked to produce beautiful and ironically exotic-looking necklaces, rings, and earring. Redd Line Jewellery, owned by Christopher Redd—a man whose rough, marked-up hands exemplify the passion and…

Become a culture curator—get involved in CD Manitoba!

Become a culture curator—get involved in CD Manitoba!

by Michelle Rosner

  There are many reasons to get involved in Culture Days and Nuit Blanche: If you work in a school, Culture Days represents a great opportunity for young people to engage with the different groups of people that make up our diverse community; If you’re an emerging artist, the three-day long weekend can act as…

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg 2015: Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night

Nuit Blanche Winnipeg 2015: Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night

by Michelle Rosner

Some call it transformative. Some describe it as the night where the city comes alive. And some simply ache and yearn for that one night a year when our prairie town is lit from the centre with art, music, dance, inspiration and exceptional beauty. Five years ago, Nuit Blanche Winnipeg barged into the city’s cultural…

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The Human Mosaic Project Brings Students Together to Celebrate Storytelling

The Human Mosaic Project Brings Students Together to Celebrate Storytelling

by Michelle Rosner

Ask a room of students to tell you a story and without hesitation, hands fly into the air, students are eager to talk about their lives. Ask experienced storytellers like Jamie Olivero and his artistic partner, Shawn Kettner to engage in students storytelling, and the stories change from simple details to bigger ideas including how…

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