PDAC to open solo Selby show

PDAC to open solo Selby showThe Portage Citizen Many Moods of Manitoba, a solo exhibition by Susan Selby will open Jan. 29 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC). The main gallery exhibition is scheduled to run until to March 9. An opening reception is planned for 2 p.m. on Feb. 3. Susan Selby has lived most of her…

PDAC’s Reel Event features emotional thriller with “Three Identical Strangers”

PDAC’s Reel Event features emotional thriller with “Three Identical Strangers”Independent Film Series third screening at Prairie City Cinema Jan. 16  The Portage Citizen At the heart of “Three Identical Strangers” is a sociological study of nature versus nurture and is billed as the billed as “the most amazing, incredible, remarkable true story ever told”. Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born…

PDAC opens large Student and Member Show

PDAC opens large Student and Member ShowThe Portage Citizen: The Student and Member Show, one of the largest and most diverse exhibit officially opened Dec. 6 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC). PDAC students and members — 32 artists showing 58 pieces — “are excited to be displaying their latest artworks in both the Main Gallery and the Boardroom Gallery.…

PDAC announces Levandoski solo exhibition

PDAC announces Levandoski solo exhibitionRiding the edge: the next generation a solo exhibition by Kathy Levandoski is next up at the Portage & District Arts Centre. Riding the Edge: the next generation is a solo exhibition that has resulted since Levandoski’s 2016 exhibit, Riding the Edge. Living in such close proximity to the Riding Mountains, she has been able…

Reel Event 2018-19 season Starts Oct. 17

Reel Event 2018-19 season Starts Oct. 17The Portage Citizen:    A comment on the 2017 movie “The Bookshop” speaks volumes about the Portage & District Arts Centre annual film festival: ‘How nice, a well-acted and intelligent movie. Why can't we have more like this?’ It’s very possible, but you have to attend Oct. 17, at the Prairie City Cinema as PDAC hits…

“Three, two, one – create” artist talk tonight

“Three, two, one – create” artist talk tonightA good recipe is made up of the sum of its parts and for 10 years Krista Zeghers, Don Zeghers and Coreen Zerr and have been using a collaborative recipe with results. Throw in a pinch of Zeghers with a smidgen of Zerr and you get the decade-long artistic effort that is “Three, two, one…

Nielsen to create live at PDAC

Nielsen to create live at PDACThe Portage Citizen — Photographer, author and multimedia artist John Nielsen will be a temporary PDAC artist in residence this Thursday. The talented Nielsen will be working on his latest piece live in the main gallery July 19, between 1-8 p.m. In 2015 Nielsen published a photo book of 90 historically important Portage la Prairie…

One-man show for Brandon artist opens

One-man show for Brandon artist opensIconic prairie images in paintings and sculpture collection in PDAC main gallery The Portage Citizen — A solo display opening in the Portage & District Arts Centre’s Main Gallery May 15 will be a prairie introspective of sorts. Spaces, Forms and Expressions by Brandon artist Arthur Frank Oscar will feature 25 sculptures and 27 acrylic…

Solo exhibit continues

Solo exhibit continuesThe Portage Citizen — Shoreline Portraits, a solo exhibition by Heather Martens Rempel in PDAC’s (Portage & District Arts Centre) Pop up Gallery continues until May 19. Shoreline Portraits is a collection of mono-prints and gel plate print collage artworks. This is Martens Rempel’s first Solo Exhibition and features eight monoprints and five gel-plate print…