Since We Last Spoke – Sophie Sabet

October 27-November 4, 2017 Flux Gallery (2-290 McDermot Ave.)   A solo exhibition of work by Sophie Sabet. Please join us for the opening reception of “Since We Last Spoke” October 27 from 7-10pm. Artist Statement Since We Last Spoke is an autobiographical three-channel video installation exploring the intricacies and tribulations of a modern Iranian-Canadian…

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Whiny Femmes – Vol 1 Launch

October 7, 2017 7-10pm The Edge Gallery (611 Main St.)   Join us for the debut of Whiny Femmes, a submission-based collection of art and writing by queer femmes of all genders!!! $5 entrance $10 zines (75 pages of glory ft local and international folx!) ✿ A beautiful lineup of femme talent! ✿ Music by…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic #6

June 4, 2017 6:30pm The Good Will (625 Portage Ave.)   QPOC Winnipeg presents: QTPOC Drop the Mic #6! Celebrating queer and trans artists/writers/performers of colour during Winnipeg Pride. ♥ $10 (/no one turned away) Organizers: Uzoma Chioma and Christina Hajjar. Host: Hazim Ismail. Performers: Kev aka SlayTana, Kari Labun, Queentite, Jacq Pelland, Rampage, Autumn…

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Women’s Memorial March of Manitoba: MMIWG2S & the We Care Quilt

February 14, 2017 5:30pm University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave.)   Women’s Memorial March of Manitoba: Honouring MMIWG2S & Unveiling the We Care Quilt. 5:30pm Gathering butterflies 6:00pm (sharp!) March 6:30pm Feast & Speakers Location: Riddell Hall (first floor cafeteria at UWinnipeg by Spence St. entrance). MC: Sadie Phoenix Lavoie Speakers: Leah Gazan, Alaya McIvor,…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic #5

February 11, 2017 6:30pm The Good Will (625 Portage Ave.) QPOC Winnipeg presents: QTPOC Drop the Mic #5! Celebrating queer and trans artists/writers/performers of colour during Genderfest ♥ $10 (/no one turned away) Hosted by Serenity Joo. Performers: Sharanpal Ruprai, Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie, MC Woke, User unknown, Like That, Hazim, Malaikah Rang’inya, and more! QPOC merch…

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Whiny Femmes zine CFS

Accepting submissions until November 30, 2016 A call out to queer femmes of all genders to share your writing (stories/poems/essays of all lengths) /art /whatever about: – Rejection – Pet peeves – Existentialism – Favourite whiny lyrics/playlists/poems (pls remember to give credit) ♥ We want to embrace the beauty of COMPLAINING. Often times in a…

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Feminist Killjoy Meet & Greet

October 31, 2016 12:20pm-1:30pm Room 2M70, University of Winnipeg Feminist Killjoy Meet & Greet with the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies and the Disability Studies Program. Join us for coffee, snacks, and door prizes! Meet other Women’s and Gender Studies students and professors. Hear from Dr. Jenny Wills (ENGL) and Dr. Nadine LeGier (WGS)…

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QTPOC DTM #4 with Vivek Shraya

June 5, 2016 6:30pm The Good Will (625 Portage Ave.) (On the evening of Pride) Presented by QPOC Winnipeg (org by Christina & Uzoma). An open mic night for queer and trans people of colour WITH SPECIAL GUEST Vivek Shraya joining us from Toronto! Hosted by CJ! Other performers include: Adrienne Yeung, Tharuna Abbu, Edmund,…

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The Geography of Memory

April 23, 2016 11am-2pm Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA, 611 Main St.) QPOC Winnipeg is thrilled to welcome artist and activist Doris Difarnecio, travelling from Chiapas, Mexico. Join us for this artist talk and participatory workshop on the Geopraphy of Memory, centering on community empowerment through oral history performance with groups of women organized…

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Femme Den

February 1, 2016 6pm-9:30pm Rainbow Resource Centre (170 Scott St.) Genderfest presents, Femme Den! A drop in space for hanging out, conversations, art, play, make up, glitter, snacking, cackling, etc. It is a free, all-ages event, held in the library of the Rainbown Resource Centre. This event is a cozy, casual, co-created space open to…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic #3

  February 9, 2016 6pm-9:30pm The Handsome Daughter (61 Sherbrook St.) Presented by QPOC Winnipeg during Genderfest Winnipeg! Organized by Christina Hajjar & Uzoma Chioma. Hosted by Alexa Joy Potashnik. Everyone is welcome to attend this open mic night dedicated to hearing from queer and trans people of colour on the mic. Entry is a…

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Workplace Bullying and Mistreatment Partnership for Prevention Symposium

October 15, 2015 8:15am-4:30pm Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave.) This Symposium brings together researchers and professionals from universities, government, and industry to share results, experiences, and insights on managing and preventing this organizational and social problem. Topics include new developments in the UK, Scandinavia, and Germany delivered by keynote speakers Duncan Lewis…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic #2

June 14, 2015 7:30pm-10pm The Good Will (625 Portage Ave) Presented by QPOC- Winnipeg during Winnipeg Pride 2015. Organized by Uzoma Chioma, Christina Hajjar, and Jonny Mexico. This is an open mic night dedicated to hearing from queer and trans people of colour on the mic. Everyone is welcome to attend. Entry is a $5…

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We Care: Quilt Making

March 4, 2015 12:30pm-7:30pm The HIVE, University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave) & March 7, 2015 12pm-4pm The Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library (183 Kennedy St 1-B) The Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library and the Institute for Women and Gender Studies present: We Care Quilt Making Workshop Kits including all the required materials will be available…

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Decolonizing and Decriminalizing Trans Genres

February 28, 2015 1pm-9pm Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg The Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies & The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg present: Decolonizing and Decriminalizing Trans Genres Building upon the momentum of last May’s Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism conference, this one day symposium centers…

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QTPOC Drop the Mic

February 11, 2015 7pm-10pm The Handsome Daughter (61 Sherbrook St.) Presented by U of W’s Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies and QPOC- Winnipeg during Genderfest Winnipeg. This is an open mic night dedicated to hearing from queer and trans people of colour on the mic. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no cover…

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Feminist Voices: A Long Table Discussion About Activism in Winnipeg

November 24, 2014 6:45pm-9pm Room 4C60, University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave.) This event is hosted by the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies and partly sponsored by the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association. Join us for an evening of conversation over snacks and coffee to discuss feminist activism in Winnipeg. This event is free…

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Teach In: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

April 1, 2014 6:30pm Eckhardt-Grammaté Hall, University of Winnipeg This event is being organized in support of Walking With Our Sisters‭, ‬a‭ ‬commemorative art installation at Urban Shaman from March 21st to April 12th. For more information about Walking With Our Sisters, please visit walkingwithoursisters.ca or urbanshaman.org. With panelists‭:‬ Bernadette Smith Nahanni Fontaine Shannon Buck Jerry Daniels &…

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Cabaret of Monologues

March 5, 2014 12:30pm-1:30pm The HIVE,  University of Winnipeg This event is free and wheelchair accessible. Tea, coffee, and light refreshments will be provided. In celebration of International Women’s Week, The Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies and The UW Womyn’s/Trans*/Non-binary centre present four pieces from Sarasvati Transformative’s Cabaret of Monologues. The monologues are by Canadian…

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March 1, 2014 2pm-4pm Somewhere within the city, a fire will be kept mid-afternoon. An offering of tea and bannock will be made to passersby. Here, a notice will be posted stating that the fire itself and the sound of our voices will be streamed live via video-camera and projected onto a large wall at…

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