Arts

  • Arts briefs

    Tailing Pools at Plug-In ICA // Sanctuaries virtual exhibition at Gallery 1C03 // Wong Kar Wai films at Cinematheque // Life's Little Pleasures and Life's Little Pressures at cre8ery // Theatre by the River opens Meet Me at Dawn // People Change dance and music performance

  • Critipeg: The Rainbow Boys

    Plays Sept. 22 to 26 at Cinematheque

  • True crime, but make it moral

    Girl, You Haven’t Heard?? is a multifaceted true-crime and Black-history project from creator Jayda Hope. It includes a podcast, YouTube videos and a Patreon.

  • Curtain call for the RWB comeback

    A year after the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) last set foot on the Centennial Concert Hall stage, dancers will return to the mainstage for the 2021-22 season. In an effort to invite audiences to enjoy in-person entertainment and celebrate the return of traditional performances, the RWB has decided to name the incoming season Reignite the Stage.

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • Welcome Back!

    A comic by Talia Steele

  • I’ll be your trusted learning partner

    With the environmental nightmares of the summer months coupled with a year-and-ahalf- long pandemic, it’s as if we are stuck in the apocalypse. The remains of Indigenous peoples are being found at several residential school sites, the situation in Afghanistan continues to worsen, and, of course, we’re still in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shouldn’t we be coming out on the other side by now?

  • Creative writing and internationality

    As the new assistant professor for the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) English department, Dr. Sandy Pool has ideas for incorporating her international experience into the creative writing stream.

  • Arts briefs

    window: topographies of a homeplace // Winnipeg Beer Festival // Intro to Nature Drawing Workshop with Dr. Heather Hinam // Queer We Go Again art exhibition at The Edge Gallery // Healing Power exhibition at cre8ery // MAWA Annual Over the Top Art Auction

  • Critipeg: Blood & Water

    "Fiksation" - new episodes air Sept. 24 on Netflix

  • Sherbrook Street Fest returns

    After a one-year hiatus, the Sherbrook Street Festival will return to West Broadway for its 16th year from Sept. 10 to 11. This year, however, folks can expect to hear music playing from River Avenue to Portage Avenue.

  • A curation of care

    Running from now until Dec. 17, When Veins Meet Like Rivers; ᑲᑎᓐᓂᖅ / okhížata / maadawaan is Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art’s (Plug-In ICA) latest exhibition, featuring work from artists Dayna Danger, Kite and asinnajaq.

  • West End Cultural Centre recognized for work during COVID-19

    In a year filled with so many obstacles, the West End Cultural Centre has managed to provide artists with an opportunity to perform their work for audiences and to be able to support themselves by doing so.

  • Documentary series sheds light on four Lake Winnipeg communities

    “I didn't want to focus on stereotypes of our people, because I think it's important to show the beauty in my communities where my family is from and the beauty in the people, as well. I hope we were able to capture that.”

  • The lowdown on lo-fi

    Lhasa Petik’s new nostalgic single “Hurts To Be Young” might strike a chord with people longing for their pre-pandemic life. The indie-pop tune is full of longing for the past and the freedom that came along with it.

  • Live from your couch, it’s Canadian comedy albums!

    Sketch comedy may seem more familiar in a visual format like Saturday Night Live, in which outrageous props and costumes are part of the jokes. But Mouth Beef, the debut album by local sketch troupe HUNKS, makes the listener the set designer.

  • Circus rock album birthed from COVID-19

    Some look at multiple COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions as an obstacle. Others see it as an opportunity. That was the case with Castle Macfarlane, which released its debut album, Cosmic Wine, in March.

  • Burn it down

    A comic by Hely Schumann

  • Art as a drawing board for change

    Foreigner Affairs

  • Imagining future possibilities

    Honour fandoms by engaging with them in new, imaginative ways

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