Category - Art & Arts

Hot this week February 5 to 11

Another new week and we’ve got another round of events right here waiting for you. There’s absolutely no need to find yourself anywhere else if you’re all about a good time. From wintry escapades to get you out and about, to soulful dining to get you warmed up for your next adventure, we encourage you to get out and enjoy everything Manitoba has to offer. Here’s what’s hot. Discover your joie de vivre! February 16 to 25 Whittier Park, Winnipeg Where else can you find indoor and outdoor kids activities, toe-tapping concerts, the best French-Canadian food, an...

Hot this week – January 29 to February 4

Good music and great food. Two of life’s greatest gifts and lucky for you, you can find them both right here in Manitoba and then some. This week, Manitoba just keeps on giving and you’re definitely in for a week filled with activities to pique the senses and have you begging for more. Here’s what’s hot. Unpack the genius of the New Music Festival January 29 to February 2 various venues, Winnipeg Music is the food of life. And play on it will over five days during the Winnipeg New Music Festival . This festival unites artists across Canada and around the world for a...

Hot this week – January 8 to 14

With a promising forecast ahead, it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic week to get outside for a flurry of fun. Winter just wouldn’t be complete without skating, tobogganing, dog sled racing and hockey – so don’t miss out! Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Watch the dog races at a winter festival January 13 to 14 Vita & Area Vita & Area’s town-wide winter festival is kicking off for its second year , featuring dog sled races, skijoring races, skating, maple taffy making, sleigh rides, a toboggan hill and more. Discover a...

Hot this week – December 18 to January 1 – Winter break edition

It’s the hap happiest season of all in Manitoba, and the holiday spirit has fully taken over the province. May your holiday break be filled with plenty of time spent with loved ones and an abundance of good food. See you in 2018 as we begin a whole new year of What’s Hot in Manitoba! Watch an oldie but goodie at The Met Dec 19 The Met Get prepared for a journey to Christmas past by gathering at The MET for a jolly good screening of It’s a Wonderful Life . No need to eat before you go as The Met will be serving dinner with the film. Feel the spirit of Christmas to the ballet The...

Six reasons to take your six-year-old to see The Nutcracker

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet has been dazzling audiences with its holiday classic The Nutcracker since 1999. In that time, the fabled holiday ballet has become a tradition for many come this time of year. It’s a tradition that often starts when kids are young, and while the ballet may normally be an activity reserved for adults, The Nutcracker is a notable exception to that rule. If you haven’t already made The Nutcracker part of a holiday tradition with your kids, here are six reasons you should. Eye Candy Kids love candy and eye candy should be no exception. There are few things...

Hot this week – December 4 to 10

‘Tis officially the season to be jolly, and we’re loving all the holiday celebrations popping up across the province. It doesn’t matter where you are in Manitoba, festive cheer will always be close by as December races onward. And it will over before you know it, so make sure you savour every minute of the most wonderful time of the year. Here’s what’s hot this week in Manitoba… Experience the splendour of a Red River Christmas December 9 to 10 Lower Fort Garry You’re invited to the Big House where the fire crackles and a warm cocoa waits for you. Bring your...

Hot this week – November 20 to 26

From the theatre scene to the art scene, from the comedy selection to the music repertoires, there is so much happening in Manitoba, and there is simply such a rich culture and diversity to go around, and to choose from and enjoy. This week is no different. Here’s just a selection of what’s hot in Manitoba. Get the chill of Christmas past Opens November 23 & plays November 25 John Hirsch Mainstage, Winnipeg and MNP Building On The Island, Portage la Prairie It’s a story we all know well, but this week, Royal MTC brings the chill of Christmas past to the John Hirsch Mainstage. A Christmas...

6 things that will make you want to come to Winnipeg right now

Winnipeg has so much to offer, but can sometimes get overlooked in favour of bigger cities. Even us Winnipeggers are guilty of taking this grand city for granted. But today, we’re going to change that. We’ve chosen six things that not only reflect just how much of a standout city Winnipeg is, but will also give you a fresh perspective on its charms. The Forks + the feasts By now you must have seen the number plates and heard the slogan “Friendly Manitoba”. It’s true, Manitobans are a friendly bunch. And when you put it into context, it makes a lot of sense. After all, Winnipeg is at the heart...

Hot this week – November 13 to 19

Header photo by Jonathan Kozub We hope you have theatre and music on the brain, because November happens to be when things really start to happen in Manitoba’s arts scene. The Manitoba Opera is bringing one of the world’s most beloved operas to the table, while the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is celebrating choreographers from across the country. Here’s what’s hot this week… Celebrate Canada 150 with ballet November 16, 17 and 19 RWB Founders Studio (380 Graham Avenue, Winnipeg) In honour of Canada’s 150th, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Our Story , a special...

Where to find a wild polar bear in a Winnipeg alley

Wolseley is one of the most unique areas in Winnipeg to walk around in, both during the summer and winter months. The neighbourhood, architecture and the murals are what make this area of the city so unique. However, there is a beautiful new addition to the area and it’s something that will transport you right up to northern Manitoba. Let’s go for a walk down Kal Barteski’s Back Alley Arctic! You can find it in the alley between Canora and Ethelbert Street, situated in the section between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue. It is so captivating to see such ordinary garages...