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Housed inside the Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers (WCD), the studio theatre is one of the few rental facilities offered here. WCD aims at promoting art and culture in Winnipeg by offering professional guidance in various art forms as well as conducting related events and programs. Spread over a huge area of 2500 square feet (232.2 square meters), the studio theater is well equipped with the latest amenities and offers state-of-the-art technological facilities. Excellent acoustics along with professional technical assistance, as also two dance floors are the exceptional features of this place. The stage plays host to a variety of events including local happenings and cultural programs. Call for schedule and booking information.
Getting away from the mainstream in film does not require going to the Cannes Film Festival. Cinematheque offers the best in Canadian and international independent films and will also feature classics that cannot often be seen on the big screen: all for rather low rates. In case you feelh hungry, you can hop on to any of the numerous pubs and cafes that dot the neighborhood before or after the show. Besides, the Cinematheque also offers rental facilities for private events and is ideal for corporate presentations and similar events. It is best to call for a calendar because, like any theater, scheduling is variable.
One of the most striking buildings in the commercial district of Winnipeg, the Confederation Building was established in 1913. Designed by ace architect Mr. J. Wilson Gray, the structure towers approximately 41 meters (135 feet) in height and sports eleven splendid stories. Deemed a National Historic Site of Canada in 1976, it is often a subject of study for students of architecture.
The Cube's futuristic design has not only got awards for its designers, but also earned many admirers who visit the Old Market Square. Enclosed by a curtain of aluminium links which once retracted, reveal its main stage and rooftop stage. Its built-in state-of-the-art light and sound technology enhances the live performances held on this outdoor venue. From exhibitions to festivals and live acts, The Cube is a unique space for entertainment in the city.
An initiative started by the patrons of theater, the Manitoba Theatre Centre is a not-for-profit organization promoting art and culture in the city. The organization offers two theater stages, which host various events. These stages can accommodate around two-fifty people each and are designed with the latest technological assistance. Local events like festivals and other such drama fairs are conducted here on a regular basis.
If you are fascinated by aboriginal art, then Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art will surely pique your interest. This wonderful gallery is a fabulous platform for established and upcoming First Nations artists. Opened in 1996, this gallery which is predominantly done up in white features huge columns that add a unique character to the exhibition space. Admire the paintings, photography and still life displayed here that give an insight to the Aboriginal Canadian community. Besides exhibitions, they also regularly host workshops for budding artists.