Thursday, March 20 to Sunday, March 23
Spur kicks off its 5-city national festival in Winnipeg, cutting through the chatter on topics ranging from foreign reporting to city-building. Spur Winnipeg takes place March 20-23rd, with a wide range of debates, conversations, books and brunch, walking tours, literary cabaret, parties and more!
Join fellow residents, thinkers, artists and leaders - including Ins Choi, John Greyson, Jamie Wilson, Cecilia Araneda, Arthur Schafer, Guy Maddin and Brent Bellamy among many others - to share ideas worth spurring into action.
Spur Events at the WAG
Signal vs. Noise • Thursday Mar 20, 7pm
Paul Holdengraber, George Prochnik and Arthur Schafer explore the search for meaning in a saturated world.
$15 / $10 Students
Cabaret: Wine & Words • Thursday Mar 20, 9pm
Local artists and celebrities including Kate Vermette, Erin Propp, Guy Maddin, Catherine Hunter, and David Alexander Robertson present dramatized readings of never-before-published works of local authors.
The North: The World in Seven Years • Saturday Mar 23 • 4:30pm
Join highly decorated writer of 16 books, speaker, community activist, and explorer James Raffan for a look at the North: the future of food, water and land.
$15 / $10 Students
Closing Reception & Special Debate • Saturday March 23 • 6pm
Spur brings it all to a close with a party featuring comedians Ben Walker and Paul Rabliauskas!
FREE with ticket stub from any Spur event!
Get your tickets today and secure your spot at all the interesting conversations!
Tickets start at just $15 ($10 for students) and some events are FREE. Click here for full details on our Winnipeg programming and to buy tickets.
- Tuesday 11am-5pm
- Wednesday 11am-5pm
- Thursday 11am-5pm
- Friday 11am-9pm
- Saturday 11am-5pm
- Sunday 11am-5pm
- Closed Monday
Open on the following days:
- Victoria Day
- Canada Day
- August Civic Holiday
- Labour Day
- Remembrance Day (open 1-5pm)
- Christmas Eve (close at 2pm)
- Boxing Day
- New Year's Day
- Louis Riel Day
- February 23 (open at 2pm)
Closed on the following holidays:
- Good Friday
- Easter Monday
- Christmas Day