Cierra Bettens

Arts and culture editor  

  • Arts briefs

    Tailing Pools at Plug-In ICA // Sanctuaries virtual exhibition at Gallery 1C03 // Wong Kar Wai films at Cinematheque // Life's Little Pleasures and Life's Little Pressures at cre8ery // Theatre by the River opens Meet Me at Dawn // People Change dance and music performance

  • Arts briefs

    window: topographies of a homeplace // Winnipeg Beer Festival // Intro to Nature Drawing Workshop with Dr. Heather Hinam // Queer We Go Again art exhibition at The Edge Gallery // Healing Power exhibition at cre8ery // MAWA Annual Over the Top Art Auction

  • Sherbrook Street Fest returns

    After a one-year hiatus, the Sherbrook Street Festival will return to West Broadway for its 16th year from Sept. 10 to 11. This year, however, folks can expect to hear music playing from River Avenue to Portage Avenue.

  • A curation of care

    Running from now until Dec. 17, When Veins Meet Like Rivers; ᑲᑎᓐᓂᖅ / okhížata / maadawaan is Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art’s (Plug-In ICA) latest exhibition, featuring work from artists Dayna Danger, Kite and asinnajaq.

  • Vaccines mandated on U of W campus

    After weeks of advocacy from faculty unions and pressure from students, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is set to follow in the footsteps of other Canadian universities by implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the fall term. 

  • London, Ont. terror attack ignites calls for change

    The Muslim community in Winnipeg has been thrown into a state of grief. On June 6 in London, ON, four members of the Afzaal family were killed by a driver who was targeting them because of their faith.

  • Romance, unprecedented

    Making it official in the time of COVID-19

  • Bridging the suburban/inner-city gap

    Dynamics of the Inner City course now offered at Maples Met School

  • Hydro tensions

    Strikes and opposition to Bill 35 creating friction at Manitoba Hydro

  • Whose Portage Place?

    Concerns raised over shopping mall’s redevelopment

  • Navigating the gendered impact of COVID-19

    Women in the 15 to 24 age bracket among most affected by pandemic job losses

  • The Village Project seeks to end, not manage, homelessness

    Housing project aims to promote healing through community and cultural supports

  • Bill [redacted]

    Province faces criticism after releasing 19 bills with no text

  • Canaries in the garment factory

    Canada Goose workers contend with labour organizing challenges, fear of termination

  • It takes a community to combat hate

    Tackling local neo-Nazi groups requires more than terrorist designation

  • Fare-free transit motion scrapped from City agenda

    Transit advocates stress the need for affordable transit

  • Holding accountability to account

    Community groups allege structural issues prevent police liability

  • There is power in a (student) union

    And perhaps the provincial government is afraid of that

  • Festival du Voyageur goes virtual

    Programming includes workshops and eight days of free online concerts

  • Keeping Winnipeggers warm, and more

    Warming Centre aims to fill gaps in services

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