Five Ways to Exchange – November 10, 2017

Nicholas Friesen Blog

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(Image courtesy of ryansmoluk.com)

Every Friday we’ll be letting you know about a few choice happenings in the Exchange! If you have an idea for something to be featured, email nicholas@exchangedistrict.org with “Five Ways to Exchange” in the subject line.

THE DISPLAY

Wake Up Call @ Artbeat Studio (on now until November 24)

Artbeat Studio alumni Ryan Smoluk delivers a diverse collection of recent multimedia work on the fourth floor of 62 Albert Street. An advocate for mental health and well being, this autistic artist graduated from the University of Manitoba’s School of Art in 2013 and has been going strong ever since, showing in galleries all over Winnipeg.

Visit ryansmoluk.ca and artbeatstudio.ca for more information.

THE LAUGHS

Skit or Die 7 @ Wee Johnny’s (November 10)

Craving some laughs this weekend? Local comedy troupe HUNKS brings forth another edition of its hilarious sketch showcase Skit or Die, featuring a headlining slot from the always preposterous President Bear. Don’t miss contributions from Winnipeg’s favourite funny people RobYn Slade, Ryan Ash, JD Renaud and more! Cover is $5, with doors opening at 8pm.

RSVP to the Facebook event for more information

THE STAGE

Music of the Mad Men Era @ The Centennial Concert Hall (Nov 10-12)  

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is pairing up with beloved vocal group Five By Design to deliver all the hits of the ‘50s and ‘60s. As an added bonus, in between such hits as “Mack the Knife” and “Danke Schoen”, you’ll hear TV theme songs and commercials from the era as well, bringing that Mad Men vibe up a notch. Be a good Pete, dress up, and surprise your Trudy (or Peggy, or Beth) with tickets to this incredible throwback evening!

Visit wso.ca for ticket information and showtimes.

THE EATS

Peasant Cookery   

Keeping it classy since 2010, Peasant Cookery is the natural evolution of Oui Bistro + Wine Bar’s delicious French cuisine. From charcuterie platters to hot soups and pastas, a good time is always had in this gorgeous dining room and bar, so whether it’s a romantic dinner or lunch with friends, you’re in good hands.

Visit peasantcookery.ca for more information.

THE SHOP

Gerry’s Jewelry Appraisal      

For over 25 years, Gerry Gordon has been helping Winnipeggers find the value of their beloved heirlooms. By appointment only, Gerry can help you discover what your Great Aunt Minnie’s earrings are worth, or help you pick and choose the right diamond for your special someone.

Visit gerrysjewelleryappraisals.com for more information.