Published October 27, 2016
Halloween season is here, and most of the trees have dropped their leaves to show their bare skeletons. In this creepy in-betweeny time that’s not quite fall and not quite winter, we might hermit away a little more or venture out to face those things that scare us. In this issue, we’re exploring some truly scary topics.
Unexplained phenomenon have some Manitobans questioning if we’re really the only sentient beings in the universe.
For local graphic artist Hely Schumann, everything comes back to illustration. Despite a diverse and accomplished portfolio, Schumann still credits her first love to getting her where she is today.
Winnipeg awarded for public art // Eaten alive at Art City // Rhayne Vermette’s U.F.O. // Women’s subcultures // Calling emerging producers
Winnipeg author Jamie Michaels describes his soon-to-be-released graphic novel Canoe Boys as equal parts adventure romp and personal development roadmap, filtered through a grotesque Canadian imagination.
After seven years, University of Winnipeg (U of W) grad and author Jonny Symons was tired of waiting on a publisher to take a chance on him, so he took matters into his own hands.
With a history of hosting seances and more than a few ghost stories, it’s no surprise Winnipeg locals embrace Halloween with open arms. Those looking for a memorable night of chills can head to the Dalnavert Museum downtown.
Movies based on bestselling thriller novels are far from a sure thing. Sometimes, you end up with a classic (Silence of the Lambs). Other times, you can get a trashy but fun yarn (Gone Girl). While The Girl on the Train is far from the worst possible outcome from this equation, it’s still a bit of a mess.
When the trailers for 2012’s Jack Reacher first hit theatres, the internet was skeptical.
Micah Erenberg is a uniquely talented singer-songwriter from Winnipeg. Micah has been playing music for years, refining his distinctive and original sound. His music is honest, playful and innovative.
As October comes to a close, you’ll likely see superheroes, zombies and a bit of skin. Is there a hierarchy when it comes to Halloween costumes, and is it such a bad thing to choose glamour over guts?
Six months ago, Errol Greene could feel a seizure coming on. He hadn’t been allowed to take his prescribed epilepsy meds since being brought into the Remand Centre for breaching a probation order on a mischief charge several days earlier.
KINect lectures // Community town hall // Chocolate for cancer research // United Way raffle // First World War exhibit // Big Brothers Big Sisters in a new building
Preserving Winnipeg’s historic architecture
Many know of ghosts at the Fort Garry Hotel who have never checked out, but there’s a lesser known Winnipeg hotel that goes bump in the night.
Hermitting up for the winter isn’t always a welcome activity, but the seasonal change is especially unwelcome to our gardens.
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) has a knack for making interesting places seem happenstance.
How much do you want to pay to get an education?
If a student were to go to a library, and look up the word “genocide,” they would find very little about the atrocities committed against Indigenous people in North America.
With a rumoured lift of Manitoba’s tuition cap, the Progressive Conservative government taught the New Democratic Party a costly lesson in governance.
Dr. Tracy Whalen is, according to ratemyprofessor.com, one of University of Winnipeg’s (U of W’s) top instructors.
“Every day, put on your favourite things. Dream like you’re five and smile.”
A sampling of costume ideas by Kait Evinger