Since 1986, the Neon Factory has served triple duty: it makes new signs, restores old ones and preserves treasures of Winnipeg’s past. This spirit of preservation is on full display in the North End home of its founder Mike Wolchock and photographer Allison Slessor.
Walt Disney World is located between the cities of Orlando and Kissimmee, Fla., places where America’s wealth disparity is egregious.
Musician Kathryn Kerr’s creative path from jazz saxophonist to dream pop singer-songwriter isn’t a hiked trail; it’s a literal railroad.
Minneapolis-based artist and curator Natasha Pestich’s exhibition at Martha Street Studio presents a retrospective collection of screen-printed posters advertising past exhibits by the artist Jan Xylander.
Katlin Mathison takes music very seriously. The singer-songwriter, who performs under the moniker Okay Mann, started out with typical high school rock band gigs in his hometown of Brandon.
For its 18th annual Master Playwright Festival, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) has chosen to showcase the works of John Patrick Shanley, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (Doubt: A Parable) and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Moonstruck).
David A. Robertson isn’t just one of Winnipeg’s most prolific authors (he’s had more than 20 books published since 2008) – he’s also one of its most eclectic.
As a teenager in 1970s Ohio, future cartoonist John Backderf struck up a friendship with future serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Alexa Potashnik’s passion for activism began at the University of Winnipeg.
Attempting to discuss writer-director Ruben Östlund’s The Square in the arts and culture pages borders dangerously close on self-parody.
Kent Davies is a campus staple at the University of Winnipeg. He’s worked on campus in a number of capacities over the years (including a four-year stint as the chair of the Mouseland Press’ Board of Directors, that oversees The Uniter).
Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride.
Birth of a Family, the documentary from director Tasha Hubbard, chronicles the first meeting of the four Adam siblings more than 50 years later.
When it comes to Winnipeg’s film industry, Ian Bawa has worked in basically every possible corner.
1. Intro to film with Howard Curle
Editor’s note: The responses to this category were so incredibly varied that there were no other couses that collected enough votes for 2nd and 3rd place.
1. Solmund MacPherson
2. TIE: Sonya Ballantyne / Milos Mitrovic / BJ Verot
1. Spencer Adamus
2. Alex Ateah
3. Angie St Mars
1. Witchpolice Radio
2. The Tonic
3. TIE: Bury the Lede / Space Cadet (CKUW) / Winnipeg Music Project (UMFM)
1. Frances Koncan
2. Melissa Martin
3. TIE: Gislina Paterson/Bartley Kives
Anyone who’s ever been shushed in a library probably doesn’t associate that space with the phrase “spoken word."