Published February 16, 2017
These days, the line between our online and “real” lives can get more and more blurry.
Homelessness and addiction, and the resources that help
For Winnipeg Free Press reporter Melissa Martin and freelance photographer Greg Gallinger, home ownership has been a slow process of rolling back the 1980s.
Architecture film competition // Northern Manitoba artists // PTE revisits history // Discothéque on Ice // 2017 Juno Awards // Pop up theatre
Creating music is a whole new game when you start getting big. At least, that’s what Manitoba’s modern grunge-rock band The Bloodshots have experienced.
After a long hiatus, jam nights are back on Mondays at The Cavern, with a few updates.
Singer/songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland co-created a show featuring the songs his great-great-great grandmother Kizzy likely sang on her escape to Canada through the Underground Railway.
Across the country, the month of February is packed with events celebrating black history. In Winnipeg, this includes a visual art show with music and weekly movie nights.
Through trial and error, local brands learn how to engage an online audience without being annoying.
Directed by Raoul Peck and brilliantly narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the film uses James Baldwin’s words to examine race relations in America, both in Baldwin’s time and the current day.
The Shuvs are all about the soft touch. On their self-titled debut, this soulful Toronto crew finds a mellow spot and stays there.
It's one thing to stay sober when life is going well. But how do you stay present in harder times?
Corny beer // Downtown Winnipeg Farmers Market // Never Again screening // Pink Day is Feb. 22 // Reproductive health week // Metis student success
The City of Winnipeg is hosting pop-up events to engage members of the public as stakeholders for the planning of their pedestrian and cyclist corridors.
The Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool and Rady JCC Fitness Centre’s pool are taking a look at the importance of community pools and how to make them a more accessible resource for community members.
Liza Fontillas came to Winnipeg in 2012 from the Philippines. The single mother holds down three jobs, and she thinks the recent changes to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will harm the economy and prevent immigrants from settling here.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) celebrates its experiential learning program with an event on Friday, Feb. 17.
“I don’t really mind. I walk to campus each day, and it’s about 25 minutes. I usually listen to podcasts. Lately it’s been On Being. I’d recommend it."
“People gonna rise like the water, gotta slow this crisis down, hear the voice of my great granddaughter singing climate justice now!”
In the early days of comic books, the majority of the characters created were frail, white, male nerds. Cue the modern era, where the majority of comic readers are women of non-Caucasian descent; and these women are hungry for heroes that look like them.
Un-Supermarket follows the whimsical ups and downs of three jaded cashiers at their local grocery store.
“My fashion is unique … and comfortable”