The Winnipeg Centre riding has more pressing issues than the candidates’ war of words
National Coming Out Day // Forums, forums everywhere // Two U of W staff publish new books // Poll workers needed // Mental Health Awareness Week // RecPlex gets Ax-ed
Mrs. Universe rocks the vote in Winnipeg
National Coming Out Day // Poll workers needed // Forums, forums everywhere // Mental Health Awareness Week // Two U of W staff publish new books // RecPlex gets Ax-ed
The University of Winnipeg is home to dozens of campus clubs and community groups interested in everything from saving Mother Earth to riding on broomsticks.
For six years, Diversity Food Services Inc. at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) led a surge in sustainable food practices at universities across Canada. But in the last three months, the campus catering company tossed two executive chefs, leaving its future uncertain at the beginning of another busy school year.
Empowering the indigenous vote // Right to know week // Student issues debate // U of W prof nets national history award // Gold star for green building
U of W Homecoming // CEO Sleepout // Puppy Days // Justache October // Student Group Fair
To put it nicely, the late night scene in Winnipeg isn’t exactly top-notch.
Since the resurrection of the Jets, Winnipeg’s arts scene has seemingly taken a back seat to the NHL frenzy.
In an era where free media reigns supreme, the original mass communicator, radio broadcasting - which began transmitting signals globally as early as 1901 - is still the cheapest and easiest way to discover new music.
After 16 years spent climbing the echelons of heavy metal hierarchy, it’s safe to say that Winnipeg-bred noise-rock trio KEN mode have far surpassed “local band” status.
On the eve of White Ash Falls’s Canadian tour, front man Andy Bishop is spending the precious moments he has left at home in Vancouver, cuddling with his dog.
Cluster New Music + Integrated Arts Festival has been a fairly underground initiative since it began in 2010. Yet the little festival that could has been offering new and exciting programming, and drawing big name acts from around the world since it’s inauguration.
Before there were Indiegogo campaigns and the iPhone 5, Leonard Yakir spent years preparing his films the old fashioned way.
Holly Halftone may have masterminded the aptly named Drawn and Plastered events herself just over a year ago, but the enduring success of her drink-and-draw parties has been a consistent team effort.
Having received many positive reviews from broke friends and readers about the first installment of “Cheap dates for cheapskates,” published in the Jan. 10 issue of The Uniter, it seemed about time for a follow-up article - this one a little more suited to springtime.
Fresh off a stint at the Big Fun Festival, local experimental folk act Yes We Mystic’s spirits aren’t as dampened as they might seem.
From sporting a life-sized lizard suit to interviewing Bono for MuchMusic, it’s safe to say that George Stroumboulopoulos has come a long way over the course of his 20-year career.
Chantel Marostica is a full-time comedian and wouldn’t have it any other way.