Emerging artists have the odds stacked against them, but that hasn’t stopped a surge of initiatives by and for new Winnipeg artists from being created in recent years.
1. Ryan Steel
2. TIE: Solmund MacPherson / Jared Adams
3. Roger Boyer
1. J.D. Renaud
2. TIE: Dany Reede / Annie Beach
3. Hannah Doucet
2. Red Rising Magazine
3. Honourable mentions:
The Manitoban / Winnipeg Free Press
The Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Leap series is all about the unexpected.
Once a month, a group of art lovers gathers at MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) to discuss a chapter of Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada.
Recording booths. 3D printers. Adobe Creative Suite. All these and much more can be found at the ideaMILL, a dedicated collaborative technology and work space that recently opened in the Millennium Library
Songwriting is often viewed as an essentially solitary activity. On Nov. 17, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA) will host a workshop which can help to change that.
Ed Ackerman has a knack for headlines. During his 2018 run for mayoral office in Winnipeg, he generated more inscrutable one-liners than all of his many opponents combined.
When NAfro Dance Productions founder and artistic director Casimiro Nhussi first came to Winnipeg, he couldn’t find anyone producing the sort of work he wanted to make. So he started making it himself.
Diaspora Dialogues is a Toronto-based organization that runs professional development events for emerging writers and publishes TOK Magazine, a platform for new Canadian writing
As kids, sisters and documentary filmmakers Saira and Nilufer Rahman attended Pioneer Mosque, Winnipeg’s first official gathering place for the Islamic community.
Cercle Molière is the oldest continuously running theatre company in Canada, and it shows no sign of breaking its stride.
New music and comedy programming is coming to Kennedy Street, just a stone’s throw from the University of Winnipeg.
Over the last few years, the Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) has been hosting a 16-millimetre film screening event called Secret Cinema.
Contralto, American composer Sarah Hennies’ 2017 docu-symphony about trans women’s voices, takes its name from the musical term for “the lowest female singing voice.”
This Saturday, Kate Sinclaire, a Winnipeg director and producer of the adult cinema site Ciné Sinclaire, will pack people into her third-floor Exchange District studio to watch pornography.
“Obviously, Nuit Blanche wasn’t named ... after white people,” local poet Chimwemwe Undi says.
As the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writers Festival enters its 23rd year, director Charlene Diehl is searching for new ideas, new voices and new experiences.
Walking into ArtsJunktion for the first time tends to change people.