Sarah London

Arts and culture reporter  

  • True crime, but make it moral

    Girl, You Haven’t Heard?? is a multifaceted true-crime and Black-history project from creator Jayda Hope. It includes a podcast, YouTube videos and a Patreon.

  • Winnipeg Twitter hates itself

    What are the rules of creating humour from Winnipeg? A tweet from the account @MasonDRM sums it up nicely: “You are only allowed to make fun of Winnipeg if you are from Winnipeg, anybody else & we’ll fight you & steal your bike.”

  • The mask at hand

    From your friend with a sewing machine to your favourite clothing line, everyone seems to be making masks, including a local nurse and home healthcare brand.

  • Resilient and spooky doors open this weekend

    After what feels like a million years of being locked up in your own house, this weekend you have the opportunity to safely socialize with other folks and ghosts alike in some of Winnipeg’s beautiful historic buildings.

  • Winnipeg’s Twitch community hop back online

    ‘Fantastic’ and ‘supportive’ streaming community stays strong during COVID

  • Don’t have to social distance while fighting a dragon

    D&D uses ‘theatre of the mind’ to bring fantasy worlds to life

  • The show must go on(line)

    The Village Conservatory class creates ‘unique’ and diverse digital theatre

  • Bringing the polls to the people

    New polling software doubles as market-research tool and social app

  • Celebrate local

    Sara Riel Inc. fundraiser brings folks together with music, comedy and food

  • 6’2” if that matters

    Comedian tackles local dating-app tropes in Twitter series

  • She resells thrifted seashells via an online store

    The socioeconomic and ecological implications of thrift reselling

  • ‘Better late than never’

    Mother-and-son podcast a fun way to learn Ojibwe

  • Night in at the bar

    Local creators bring bar culture into the home, virtually

  • Writing with kindness and confidence

    U of W welcomes exciting new Carol Shields writer in residence

  • From one vibrant city to another

    Origin Stories: Geez magazine

  • Late-night shows are like university students

    For now, late-night reflects the mounting pressure put on comedians to be philosophers, political activists and teachers, able to somehow grapple (comedically) with the floundering American democracy.

  • #artists and #archives over #algorithms

    As communication and technology change, artists are adapting to new venues for exhibiting their art. Instagram is one such venue. It’s a popular picture-sharing platform that artists from different backgrounds see as a place for widely sharing art and building community.

  • More women stand up to the mic

    Women and non-binary folks are often underrepresented in many domains, including comedy.

  • More than a week for mental health

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) and the student groups it houses offer resources to support the mental health and well-being of students in a number of ways.