Published October 2, 2013
The Uniter Fashion Streeter is an ongoing documentation of creative fashion in Winnipeg inspired by the Helsinki fashion blog www.hel-looks.com.
The city of Winnipeg has recently been trying to improve its relationship with local cyclists – a passionate bunch to say the least. The Uniter sat down with some this week to get the scoop on the positives and negatives of cycling in the city.
From Portage and Main to Salisbury House and Guy Maddin, Winnipeg has many iconic people and places - and Iconnipeg aims to capture that essence.
One of the largest, if not the largest green space in Winnipeg is being threatened by a new development. The Parker Wetlands between McGillivray Boulevard and Pembina Highway have been chosen as the route for the second line of rapid transit to be built once the city secures funding.
It is human nature to despise losing. Losing a job, a game, a fight, even losing a cellphone, is something humans are not programmed to like, or even tolerate.
On September 25, the New York Times posted a story – lifted largely from Internet-hype publication BuzzFeed – commenting on Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker’s relationship with Portland, OR-based exotic dancer Lynsie Lee.
In the stand-up comedy world – just like anywhere else – “bombing” is generally a bad thing.
Winnipeg writer S.M. Beiko’s Young Adult novel The Lake and the Library (ECW Press) has been receiving positive reviews since its release last May.
Throughout film history, German cinema has continued to astound and delight world-wide audiences.
Christianity and film are usually at odds in some way or another.
Fitzroy – a tapas-inspired restaurant and the latest addition to the Sherbrook Street food scene – stays true to its mission statement, “No pretense, just honest cooking.”
In an age in which everything is online, forgettable and undocumented, two Winnipeggers have come together to get ripped.
Many plays have been adapted for present day’s stage and screen, but award winning playwright Carolyn Gray’s adaptation of Molière’s 1668 satire The Miser is a little more Winnipeg-centric than most.
Cancer Bats are bringing their alter ego Bat Sabbath to the Pyramid Cabaret on October 10, banging out tunes originally recorded by British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath.
Three years after the release of the To the Last Drop LP, Cheering for the Bad Guy returns with Next Year Country, its third full-length record.
War never changes – console war that is.
Liam Tate is a man of many talents.
Green space: unnatural nature. Serving the purpose of efficiency, urban planning and design allow dense populations to access everything they need, or need to do, in a timely fashion – the city. The way it looks correlates to the way its infrastructure gets organized around its most vigorous economic activity – the cityscape.
A feel-good comic about two unnamed characters and their delightful journeys through universally hilarious themes like hatred, misery, uncontrollable rage, disease and rash, delusion, agoraphobia, paranoia, jealousy, greed, bitterness, binge eating, slothfulness, and death, lots and lots of death; also, deformity, flatulence, boogers, nosebleeds, bowel movements, and the eating of unappetizing things.
Celestial, astral, extraterrestrial.
Drop the needle. A ghostly guitar lick and the bluesy voice of Saskatchewan’s Little Miss Higgins enter the room.
PUP (formerly known as Topanga - changed after a tantrum because <i>Girl Meets World</i> is maybe a thing) is kind of Toronto’s answer to The Cribs or The Vines (and a million other bands that blend dirty guitars, group yells and mayhem with clean production) and the four piece is really immediate and intense while still being lots of fun.
Vancouver’s Young Galaxy made the Polaris Music Prize Short List for its (incredible) fourth record Ultramarine.