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qualities of Nature through a series of landscape images from the Canadian Rockies (Jul 10-22). A group exhibition follows; in Up 7 to the Right 2 sees a Red River College Digital Multimedia Technology class creating work in different styles and different mediums (Jul 25-Aug 5). Next, Kaleidoscope lets Glenn Penner and Dan Gregg showcase paintings of realism, abstraction and impression (Aug 7-19). Art in the Park - Test the limits of imagination amid the beautiful surroundings of Assiniboine Park! The Pavilion Gallery Museum, Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, and Conservatory Foyer Gallery brim with works by renowned Manitoba artists. There’s also a permanent collection of Winnie the Pooh art, artifacts, and memorabilia! The John P. Crabb Gallery in the Pavilion Gallery Museum sees Walter J. Phillips’ encounters with the west coast represented in Totems - Life in British Columbia (to Jan 2015). And in Through the Eye of the Figure, the Ivan Eyre Gallery presents the artist’s “figurescapes” -- silhouettes revealing landscapes beyond (to Oct 2014). Wayne Arthur Gallery - In Bob and Clay Hainstock’s Related Landscapes: Twins Find Different Paths in Landscape, twin brothers living thousands of miles apart exhibit radically different approaches to the form (to Jul 2). For animal lovers: Garth Palanuk’s For The Love Of Animals reveals a collection of animals in their natural surroundings painted in watercolour (Jul 5-30). Next, the natural beauty of Canada and the rich culture of India are captured photographically in Travels with Quidam (Aug 1-27). And, in Return of the G.A.W.M.Y.S. -- Journeys

of Diversity, seven kindred spirits continue decades of keeping in touch by exhibiting playful works in many media (opens Aug 29). The Manitoba Museum - Partnering with the Treaty Commission of Manitoba, We Are All Treaty People exhibits colonial-rooted materials from the Museum’s collections that have not been previously on display (opens Jun 25). And in commemoration of World War I, Victoria Cross medals given to the courageous men of our city’s famed Valour Road will also be on display (opens Aug 6). Oak Hammock Marsh - This hot spot for birds and critters offers restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, artesian springs, patches of tallgrass prairie, and trails galore. Workshops, fun activities and nature surveys are all the rage this summer. But be sure to mark some important festivals on your calendar: The (first!) Water Festival encourages learning the many facets of water with fun games and other activities (Jul 19 & 20); The Dragonfly Festival lets the whole family discover the fascinating world of dragonflies that inhabit marshes and other wetlands (Aug 16 & 17); and Labour Day Weekend lets you visit the marsh as preparations are underway for the arrival of thousands of geese and ducks (Aug 30-Sept 1). Martha Street Studio - This communitybased printmaking facility in an Exchange District heritage structure boasts production space, studio, sales area and gallery. In All In the relationship between print and community is examined and includes a collaborative poster installation, print work and zine publication (Jun

27-Aug 8). Next, INKubator features student work created through programming (Aug 20-29). And presenting a selection of print works Sheila Butler has done throughout her career, on a continuous roll (part I) is the first of a two-part retrospective (Sep 5-Oct 17). Artist Talk will take place at aceartinc (Sep 6).

THEATRE Celebrations Dinner Theatre - Dine with drama and drollery! Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III mashes up pirate lore with ‘70s classic rock for some prime swashbuckling (to Aug 9). And the greatest detective in the world retires! In Sherlock Holmes, attend the farewell party thrown by Dr. Watson and rendered mysterious by a shocking crime. No one is free of suspicion in this romp set to the best “killer” tunes of all time (opens Aug 16). Shows at Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry. Shakespeare in the Ruins - A new installment for the Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park on the Bard’s 450th birthday! The promenading band of thespians presents Comedy of Errors - get ready for some madcap adventure! (to Jun 28) Rainbow Stage - Celebrating its 60th Anniversary, a line-up of killer musicals come your way. Mel Brooks’ multi Tony Award-winning The Producers follows a failing Broadway producer set out to make millions by producing the worst show ever written (Jul 4-19). The season then closes with Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved fairytale with Disney’s The Little

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