Published May 27, 2010
With organizers expecting 10,000 participants in this year’s Pride celebrations on Sunday, June 6, some people are questioning the purpose of the annual event.
Hope is rising among local experts and community groups that mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis, a veteran politician and long-time advocate for women, will help correct the under-representation of women on Winnipeg’s city council and within municipalities across Manitoba.
Manitoba has a rich blogging community devoted to covering, critiquing and commenting on local issues. But is it fair to categorize news bloggers as citizen journalists?
Manitoba, a feature on skateboarding and a surreal photo of a woman wearing a rabbit mask were just three of the winners at the first-ever Uniter Journalism Awards.
The University of Winnipeg is poised to become an international centre for indigenous development research.
Derryl Reid is helping Manitobans get the most from their coffee.
Men’s basketball coach named; Alumni association to hold AGM June 15; Faith leaders scheduled to gather at the U of W; Basketball tournament and street festival announced
Sometimes I wonder if I live in a different Winnipeg than other Winnipeggers.
What is time theft? You could be doing it right now as you read this in your lab or your cubicle. And you could be getting caught.
Dear Winnipeg, How I wish that you and I could work things out. I wish I could get through to you, instead of being met with resistance. You have so much potential.
After decades of militarization, occupation of Palestinian territories and disrespect for international law, it’d be a noteworthy task for the Israeli government to be any more repressive of opposing intellectual opinions. But they managed to show the global community that they could do so, and they did so this time by refusing to let Noam Chomsky into their nation to be a guest-lecturer at the West Bank Birzeit University.
Bring back the Jets? We need to get our priorities straight.
Overall, your whole transportation/urban issues paper successfully carried out the trick of being educational while being entertaining. Well done. However, you did propagate the myth that the Panama Canal killed off Winnipeg’s last boom, almost 100 years ago. No, it was the First World War: it cut off both British investment and European immigration.
Kicking off this year’s summer festival season, the Winnipeg International Jazz Festival commences with a variety of traditional and modern artists from Wednesday, June 23 to Sunday, July 4.
Famous for his use of multiple turntables during live sets, Montreal-based turnablist Kid Koala is currently on tour in support of his latest album, 100%.
Ask local singer-songwriter Del Barber what’s missing in music nowadays and he’ll tell you it’s the cohesive narratives that once formed the bedrock of celebrated songwriting.
Casual observers can be forgiven for mixing up Imaginary Cities and Courier News.
On paper, the two new Winnipeg bands are strikingly similar. In both cases, two people from separate, successful musical projects – a dark-haired female with a knockout voice and a prolific male indie rocker – have come together to create songs that are catchy as hell.
The June music round up
Jerrad Peters wants you to get excited about the upcoming World Cup in South Africa.
“It’s the biggest cultural gathering in the world,” the 26-year old soccer columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press and senior writer at Soccer 360 magazine said in a recent interview at his office.
Vivek Shraya’s God Loves Hair is a 90-page collection of 20 short stories about a confused Indian boy living in Canada.
So this week, I’d like to provide a detailed description of the “runner’s high” to hopefully entice all of you into taking up the fun and exciting pass time of running.
No matter how healthy we think we are, there are often small ways we can tweak our mindset and our choices to make our lifestyles even healthier.
Black Field is a perfect example of independent cinema done well: a simple story featuring deeply convicted characters worth investing in, executed with precision and affection.
Lixin Fan’s documentary film Last Train Home is many things: an exploration of China’s migrant worker culture, a study in multinational economics and a contemplation of the struggle between work and leisure.
Curt Worden’s film One Fast Move or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur attempts to understand Kerouac by contemplating his book. As well, the film works with the story and riffs off of it with the hope of creating something new in the process.
There it was, melting before us – the answer to the question: Which vendor sells the best gelati?