Welcome to our Community Billboard featuring news about upcoming events and topics of interest from our non-profit member organizations.
ACU is pleased to support the following upcoming events . . .
2013 Freeze Frame Film FestivalMarch 9 - 14, 2014
Location: Centre culturel franco-manitobain, 340 Provencher Boulevard
Every March, Freeze Frame presents an award-winning collection of international films for children and young people. During the Festival audiences both young and old enjoy:
Young people are invited to take an active role in watching and discussing films with their teachers and parents as well as through participation on the Freeze Frame Youth Jury. Jury members award a prize for Best Feature Film and Best Animated Short, meet the visiting guest artists, and participate in workshops.
Tickets: Individual tickets: $5 per film; Family tickets (five people or more): $4 per person; $20 for an individual pass; and $35 for a family pass (up to five people). Find out more information about Freeze Frame tickets on their website, or by phone: 204.949.9355 or toll-free at 1.866.543.3378.
Incorporated in 1996, Freeze Frame is a not-for-profit organization and registered Manitoba charity. They provide opportunities for children and youth to develop media literacy, critical thinking skills, and the ability to express themselves through film and video—essential attributes in a world where communication in all forms is increasingly important and complex.
Camerata Nova - Where's Gesualdo? Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8pm Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 3pm
Location: Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Ave
Conductor: Christopher Jackson
Gesualdo, the maverick Italian Renaissance nobleman/composer/murderer, has always fascinated us. His strange chromatic harmonies could be from today rather than 1600.
Tickets: Individual ticket prices: Adults $28, Seniors $23, Students $12. Visit Camerata Nova's store to purchase tickets or subscriptions.
Camerata Nova was founded in Winnipeg in 1996 as a choral ensemble dedicated to the exploration and performance of a cappella Renaissance music. The group has an impressive repertoire of works rescued from obscurity and presented in their original splendour.
MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) - Over the Top Art Auction & Cupcake Party Sunday, March 16, 2014
Location: MAWA, 611 Main Street Time: 2-5pm
The art event of the year is back! Come celebrate MAWA's 30th birthday with artworks and dessert, and bid on work by approximately 100 of the country’s hottest artists.
Tickets: $10 for advance tickets (available at MAWA); $12 at the door. For more information about the event, visit the MAWA event page.
Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art encourages and supports the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing an ongoing forum for education and critical dialogue.
Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties - Human Rights Film Festival Thursday, March 20, 2014
Location: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard
More information to come.
The Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties promotes respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties and to defend, extend and foster the recognition of these rights and liberties in the province of Manitoba.
Macdonald Youth Services - Spring Fling Thursday, March 20, 2014
Location: Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, Red River College
The 7th annual Spring Fling event will We will be honouring Andrew McLean with the Sir Hugh John Macdonald Memorial Award. The award is presented to an individual who demonstrates the values of Sir Hugh John Macdonald. In particular, the individual should demonstrate values of respect and fairness toward youth and practical assistance for youth to help them develop life skills for better tomorrows.
Tickets are $100 per person, for ticket purchases and more information contact Macdonald Youth Services by phone at 204.949.6519 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macdonald Youth Services fosters hope and opportunities to empower children, youth and families throughout Manitoba to grow and heal through safe, caring, respectful and collaborative relationships.
Panzi Hospital Fund-raiser - featuring Dr. Denis Mukwege Thursday, March 27, 2014
Location: Pantages Playhouse Theatre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada ?
For the first time ever, the founder of the Panzi Hospital Dr. Denis Mukwege will be in Winnipeg for this special evening of dialogue and music, which features an impressive line-up of humanitarians, dignitaries and special guest performer Jim Cuddy. Local Congolese performers will also be featured.
The Panzi Hospital Foundation's mission is to raise awareness about the challenges in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and partner with Panzi Hospital to heal women and restore lives.
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada's Winnipeg Chapter - 6th Annual Trek for Tourette Sunday, March 30, 2014
Location: Assiniboine Park (Register at the Duck Pond Shelter on Assiniboine Park Drive) Run times start at: 9am
The annual national event features a 5km outdoor trek to raise awareness and support for those living with Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder affecting 1 in 100 Canadians every day. For more information, visit the event website.
The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected by Tourette Syndrome through programs of education, advocacy, self-help and the promotion of research.