Volume 74, Number 21

Published March 11, 2020

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  • A room of one’s own

    Winnipeg is known across Canada as being an ideal place for artists to hone their practice.

  • Update

    The Uniter is adding the following disclaimer to the March 5, 2020 article “Callouts are the symptom, not the problem:”

  • The home of a local drag queen

    Jude Hayes is an AFAB (assigned female at birth) performer who’s been doing drag for a little over a year now.

  • Arts briefs

    Record Sundaze at Barn Hammer // Collage with Takashi Iwasaki // Nothin Butt ‘90s: Freeway // Crywank at Forth // Wheels & Feels // Treaty Talks with Elder Harry Bone

  • Making arts funding accessible

    Last year, the Canada Council for the Arts (Canada Council) and Manitoba Arts Council implemented huge changes in their funding programs. Both launched new initiatives for Indigenous arts funding, online application systems and supports for grant applications.

  • Lights, dance, action

    Plays like the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s As You Like It demonstrate the success of combining literature with music and choreography to create crowd-pleasing pieces, and they set the stage for others to follow suit.

  • Crazy, Winnipeg, love

    Best known for his award-winning films Inertia and My Awkward Sexual Adventure, director Sean Garrity brings a fresh look at romantic-comedy films with his new feature I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight, highlighting Winnipeg in a very special way.

  • CRITIPEG: Clemency

    Clemency is the second feature from writer/ director Chinonye Chukwu. 

  • City briefs

    Heart Médicin Gathering // Search for the associate dean of arts // On-campus golf program // Free film screening // Disease control seminar // Disabled bodies in literature

  • The state of discourse on state violence

    On March 11, Keeping the Peace?, an event exploring the relationship between peace and the police, was held at First Mennonite Church. On March 15, the March Against Police Brutality will be held at city hall, organized by Winnipeg Police Cause Harm (WPCH).

  • Where recycled rubber hits the road

    On March 13, the Manitoba Climate Action Team (MCAT) will host Get Moving On Climate! A Transportation Event at the Dakota Community Centre/Jonathan Toews Sportsplex at 1188 Dakota St.

  • U of W students elect new UWSA executive

    After a tumultuous election campaign, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students have elected a new team to lead the Uni- versity of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA).

  • Wesmen players recognized for outstanding seasons

    As the volleyball season winds down, three University of Winnipeg (U of W) Wesmen players are being recognized by the Canada West conference for their outstanding seasons.

  • PROFile: Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage

    Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage joined the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at the University of Winnipeg in 2009.

  • Halfway to somewhere

    The idea of walking a mile in someone else’s shoes is a common metaphor for how people should empathize with one another. I see this show up in little ways in my everyday conversations. When a friend tells me something they’re struggling with, I find myself responding with a story of a situation I’ve been in that is comparable in order to identify with their struggle.

  • Media skewing Wet’suwet’en

    “Wet’suwet’en, what do you think about the protesting?” I was asked, the only Indigenous person at a Leap Year fire.