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Each year Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School travels the country in search of talented dancers to join one of three Professional Programs: Ballet Academic (Ages 10+), Aspirant (Post-Secondary), and Teacher Training Program (Post-Secondary). Auditions take place in cities across Canada and into the United States and include a Q & A portion for parents and students, as well as master class in some cities. Students unable to attend an audition may send in a Video Application, which are accepted until May 1, 2018. Students who are identified with potential are invited to attend the second audition phase. The second audition happens in Summer Session throughout the month of July in Winnipeg. Students experience life in residence, the daily schedule, connect …

Each year Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School travels the country in search of talented dancers to join one of three Professional Programs: Ballet Academic (Ages 10+), Aspirant (Post-Secondary), and Teacher Training Program (Post-Secondary). Auditions take place in cities across Canada and into the United States and include a Q & A portion for parents and students, as well as master class in some cities. Students unable to attend an audition may send in a Video Application, which are accepted until May 1, 2018. Students who are identified with potential are invited to attend the second audition phase. The second audition happens in Summer Session throughout the month of July in Winnipeg. Students experience life in residence, the daily schedule, connect …

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The 8th annual Culture Days weekend is September 29, 30 and October 1, 2017 and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, interactive arts and cultural activities. Nuit Blanche Winnipeg falls on Saturday, September 30 of the Culture Days weekend from 6 p.m. until 4 a.m. Volunteer Orientation at Little Brown Jug Brewing , 336 William Ave, Winnipeg. Tuesday, September 26 4, – 6:30 p.m. OR  Wednesday, September 27,  7 – 10:30 p.m. At orientation, you will receive: A complimentary beer provided by Little Brown Jug and/or non-alcoholic beverage and snacks Information about Nuit Blanche Winnipeg and Culture Days Manitoba Training and information about your volunteer position Volunteer Package containing a Volunteer T-Shirt, Bronuts Gift Card, Saturday Night Swing Dance passes and more. As a volunteer, you show support to …

Contest – Park and Win, Winnipeg!

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The City of Winnipeg wants you to know that PayByPhone is now free to use at the on-street and surface lot parking locations. To celebrate, the City is giving away 15 great prizes! Now with no service fee, PayByPhone lets you easily pay for parking and #ExtendFromAnywhere using our iOS and Android Apps! To enter the City of Winnipeg’s giveaway, just park with PayByPhone between now and October 10th, 2017 and you’ll be automatically entered to win one of these great prizes: An Apple Watch Hockey tickets Coffee gift cards Access to 15 different restaurants For the full contest details, click here. If you haven’t already, download the app today for iOS or Android, here.

Exchanging Words with The Portal Winnipeg

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Exchanging Words is an ongoing series of conversations with the people behind the places in the Exchange District. If you would like to be featured, please email nicholas@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words” in the subject line. If you came of age in the 1990s, you were no doubt bombarded with the futuristic concept of Virtual Reality (VR). There were a lot of great movies (Existenz, The Matrix, The Lawnmower Man) and a lot of bad movies (Virtuosity, The Thirteenth Floor), most of which were morality tales about the dangers of new technology. For the most part, people have stopped making movies about VR because people are now living VR. You can now experience what it would be like to do unimaginable …

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Black Space Winnipeg in partnership with Winnipeg Cinematheque is pleased to present Moonlight, on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Black Space Winnipeg celebrates Pride Festival this year with support from Pride Winnipeg and OutWords Inc. (Outwards Magazine). Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins is based off the Tarell Alvin McCraney semi-autobiographical play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue. The film charts the life of Chiron across three defining chapters of his life – starting out as a young black man growing up in turbulent Miami, it follows his ongoing struggles with his sexuality and unstable family life. This Academy Award winning film (Best Picture), explores identity, through Black culture in its relation to queer identities. You can catch this double-feature (6pm/9pm) with …