Published September 2, 2011
The Rural and Northern Art Show is heading into its ninth year, and this year’s show, taking place at the Pavilion Gallery Museum at Assiniboine Park, is poised to be the biggest and best thus far.
More music this week
Even though Mise en Scene will be rocking Orientation Week at the University of Winnipeg, the local duo, made up of Stefanie Johnson and Jodie Dunlop, are taking a year off from educational pursuits in favour of touring, recording and being accepted into a prestigious artist residency in Banff.
In the middle of modern Berlin lies the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe. But beyond holding the remains of more than 115,000 Jews, Weissensee cemetery provides the ideal setting for tales of romance, intrigue, loss and resistance.
The Uniter sat down with The Thrashers at The Toad for a few beers to discuss the past year.
I don’t remember much from my Orientation Week at U of W; my first day of school was September 10, 2001, so things got a little heavy on day two.
Manitoba is often criticized by analysts for its lack of innovative economic policy.
With the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks only days away, people in America, Canada and most of the western world are being treated to a barrage of messages about this momentous occasion.
A friend of mine is opening a coffee bar on Main Street in the Exchange District.
When it comes to their choices of beer, drinkers are as loyal to the brands they drink as to the sports teams they support.
As Manitoba’s provincial election campaign gets underway, the retirement of 12 veteran MLAs may incite a conceivably closer election.
While Manitoba’s summer deluge of flood news has slowed to a trickle, little has changed for the 1,300 evacuees still waiting to go home.
In 2007, Edmonton resident Sandra Nette received a neck adjustment from a chiropractor that would leave her paralyzed from the neck down.
The opening of McFeetor’s Hall in 2009 signified a new era in student housing for the University of Winnipeg. No longer an anomaly, the idea of students living downtown or on campus now has a strong core cemented in the $18 million project.
In 2010, the University of Winnipeg added men’s and women’s soccer teams, as well as college basketball teams to the Wesmen athletic program.
One of the most talked about local bands this year has undeniably been This Hisses, and the debut LP (or is it an EP? At eight hearty songs, we’ll call it a full length) Surf Noir does not disappoint.
GMac’s latest (and first for his Disintegration Records label) ranks up there with his best work to date.
Produced by Lorrie Matheson (Rebels United), Calgary’s Samantha Savage Smith has unveiled a striking debut in Tough Cookie.
Produced by Jim Diamond (Dirtbombs), the fourth disc from this Vancouver two-piece guitar and drums demolishing duo kicks off hard with Sirens and never lets go throughout the 13 tracks.
This three-track chill-wave offering is the first official release from The Venom Blog’s Gabriel Akinrinmade.