on solidarity

This month, we’re grateful to share an insightful article about solidarity written by Residency artist Rimah Jabr. Rimah also shared some resources you can look through to learn more about and support Palestinians right now.

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what’s on(line) + milton and patrick sent a show to argentina

Here’s a rundown of what’s in this month’s issue: Milton Lim and Patrick Blenkarn reflect on the process of sending their video game to a festival in Argentina; Peggy Baker is winding down her company after 30+ years; Secret Life of a Mother is being published and you can pre-order your copy right now. In Learning, Unlearning, we shared be water, an art project from two anonymous artists collecting memories of their Hong Kong.

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what’s on(line) + spring has sprung!

This month you can make a DIY composter at Exploration artist Thomas McKechnie’s full moon ritual, read an incredible article about Blackness and bees by Residency artist Nehal El-Hadi, and tune in to see Nehal share her perspective on text and tactility at Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art and Manitoba Craft Council’s Spring Talk Series.

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what’s on(line) + let’s talk about mutual aid

We rounded up a few videos featuring artists in Residency at The Theatre Centre—see what they’ve been up to! In case you missed our announcement last week, we’re taking a break from Progress this year and using the time to consider how Progress has served the community and what it might look like in the future. If you have several minutes to fill out this survey, we’d love to know your thoughts! For this month’s Learning, Unlearning, we’re talking mutual aid initiatives: find out how you can support them if you’re able or access them if you’re in need.

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touch change

We are now in a moment of revolutionary action. Revolution is never a one-time event but rather a process, and we are definitely in the middle of this process right now.

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2020 vision: looking back. moving forward.

Looking back, we are feeling proud and grateful for all the things we’ve accomplished together. The staff, the board, Residency artists, their collaborators—none of us would be here without you and the entire Theatre Centre community. Your likes, comments, shares, attendance at Zoom events, and generous donations have sustained us.

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what’s on(line) + a conversation with jennifer tarver

This month, we have something a little different for you. Marketing Coordinator Tamara Jones spent some time with Residency artist and Lead Creator of Bear Witness, Jennifer Tarver, to talk about oratorio, the fruits of remote collaboration, and how to shift our awareness towards self-compassion. If you’re curious about what the other Residency artists have been up to, make sure you stop by for the digital Residency showings next week!

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what’s on(line) + what brings you hope

Do you miss the café as much as we do? The vibe of people working away, taking a break, having a coffee, a chance encounter, a laugh shared between old friends—we hope What’s On(line) will recreate some of that sense of connection. Each month, you’ll get an exclusive look at what’s going on behind the scenes; offering insights into the creative process or quick connections with an artist.

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