Published October 23, 2013
There’s a rosy picture painted on the PowerSmart building at Portage and St. James, but it may not tell the whole story of the impact of hydroelectric power development – despite it being a renewable energy industry.
By the year 2047, the coldest yearly temperatures may be warmer than the hottest yearly temperatures we experience now - according to a recent report released in the online journal Nature.
The relationship between healthy living and technology is “a-changing”, as Bob Dylan might put it.
To those who watched this year’s Speech from the Throne on October 16 without being paid to do so, I commend you. To those who did not, I envy your formidable foresight. The throne speech is a curious relic, wherein the ruling party crafts a message to be delivered by the Queen’s representative, in our case the Governor General, on its behalf.
Rex Murphy is an accomplished rhetorician with a swift tongue. He pontificates with flowery rhetoric on CBC Television, dogmatizes to guests on talk radio and often scribbles a demagogic quill for nationally-syndicated newspaper columns.
I don’t spend money on clothing. I only fork out money on clothes that advertise my love for Dr. Who, but the rest I usually grab from a bin at Costco.
“I’ve been recycling skateboards for my job for the last few years,” Sheena Crookes says as she applies a cote of varnish to one of her custom rings.
After having her work screened at film festivals in North America, Europe and Australia over the last two years, local filmmaker Rhayne Vermette is helping Winnipeg to keep its reputation as a hotbed for experimental film.
Tom Hanks’ name is synonymous with great American acting. Throughout his 33-year career the man has acted in a few videogames, a handful of television shows and over 50 feature length films. He has won 69 awards, 2 of which were Best Actor Oscars. With his performance as the title character in Captain Phillips he looks to nab a third.
There are certain films that can be watched and re-watched over and over again regardless of how much time has passed since their theatrical debut.
Tia Provici is a lot like that fairy godmother/sassy best friend character in movies that you fantasize about going shopping with, but never expect to actually meet.
Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers kicks off its season with Prairie Dance Circuit, Nov. 1–2 at Rachel Browne Theatre.
Born in Hamilton and raised in Halifax, Matt Mays has been a consistent presence on the Canadian rock scene since the early 2000s.
Greg Rekus plays hard and works much harder.
Since the beginning, hip-hop music has always had rules – unwritten dos-and-don’ts. It was a way of making sure new jacks paid their dues. It was a way of weeding out biters. After all, hip-hop was/is a culture, and it had to be protected from being overrun by suckers. So, if you were a young upstart hoping to enter the fray, you had to know the rules. Because sooner or later, you were gonna get called out.
Winnipeggers ain’t afraid of no ghosts.
The Uniter Fashion Streeter is an ongoing documentation of creative fashion in Winnipeg inspired by the Helsinki fashion blog www.hel-looks.com. Each issue will feature a new look from our city’s streets and bars in an attempt to encourage individual expression and celebrate that you are really, really good looking.
I listened to Tim Hecker’s latest album, Virigins, and there was no possible exit for me but the end of the final track.
Eamon McGrath’s fourth full-length LP will come out next year, and building up to Young Canadians’ follow up is a series of EPs.
From the chants (“Yeah?” “Help?” Not sure) of “Sailing”, the opening track off this Juno nominated Toronto folk sextet’s sophomore LP, there’s a feeling of hope.