This ain’t your average music festival. Held downtown at The Forks National Historic site, Winnipeg’s first annual Interstellar Rodeo was a success of divine proportions.
July 29-31, 2015 at 7PM nightly The Lyric Theatre, 55 Pavilion Crescent located in Assiniboine Park Free!
Every summer, rumours spread of drugged cookies being offered and headlines popup about assaults. People are groped while trying to enjoy their favourite band and lewd cat calls are made uninvitedto individuals just trying to beat the heat.
Why do you live in Winnipeg?
Isolated in the middle of the continent and frigid temperatures for half of the year, the reasons people settle in Manitoba’s capital city are as vast as the suffocating fields surrounding the perimeter highway.
Why do I perform? What is the point in putting my work in front of people? These are questions that dance artist Zorya Arrow, 25, can’t stop asking herself.
Winnipeg’s downtown will be soon be home to a powerful art exhibit debunking racial stereotypes.
The idea of home as a sanctuary to feel comfortable, safe and inspired is beautifully articulated in Mark Reimer and Cindy Titus’ Crescentwood apartment.
“The first time I set foot on campus was at the spring powwow eight years ago,” current powwow co-ordinator Grace Redhead-Clarke says over coffee in the Aboriginal Student Lounge.
No matter your job or your gender, everyone seems to have an opinion about women working in the sex industry.
I have a confession to make. I’m scared to walk at night alone.
Embarking on a career in the arts can be daunting. Scratch that.
Ask any dance fan about their most-loved part of Swan Lake and you will practically hear their heart melt in time with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score.
It’s easy to take the right to an education for granted.
The act of writing can be tackled in at least two ways. First, there’s the option of sitting and letting the mind spin tales of wonder and far-off lands, yet only venturing as far as the kitchen to make a new pot of coffee. Or the writer can hurl themselves into a story regardless of where in the world it may take them, or how little logic the plan contains.
Bigger is not always better.
New Canadian Kid could not have arrived at a better time.
“It’s every writer’s dream really - to be invited into a conversation all about writing!” Jennifer Still says over email.
The human body is far more amazing than it’s often given credit for.
It’s not a Winnipeg winter if you haven’t violated the annual snow route rules.
Welcome to an art collector’s dream.