In October, an artist-run studio and gallery space dedicated to supporting BIPOC artists will open in Artspace.
The Culture Days festival, particularly Nuit Blanche, may look different this year, but their essential intentions remain the same.
Despite its name, the African Movie Festival in Manitoba (AMFM) offers much more than film screenings.
Pop Up Sandwich Shop // Art in the Park // Norval Morrisseau at Urban Shaman // Over the Top // Joy is more than just a feeling // Architecture + Design Film Festival
Adapted from a novel by Naomi Fontaine, the French-Canadian film Kuessipan (directed by Myriam Verreault) follows the lifelong friendship between two Innu women in Uashat-Maliotenam.
The closure of bookstores earlier this year cancelled many book launches and changed how readers bought and how publishers marketed books.
Although this year has seen a major shift that impacts every part of life, one band is making it their mission to push through and maintain their goal.
Ian Bawa, local filmmaker and University of Winnipeg grad, is showing a new short film Strong Son at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this month in its combined digital and in-person format.
Heat of the Hand // Empty the Fill! // Closet Space Market // Outdoor Dye Demo // Free Sundays at the WAG // Red Ribbon Walk & Run
Alongside the fun elements of Lovecraftian horror found in the first episode of HBO’s new show Lovecraft Country, important ideas concerning the intersection between race and literature are addressed in thoughtful ways.
The global resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement has prompted the local theatre community and its historically white-led organizations to acknowledge and try to dismantle age-old barriers for local BIPOC artists.
The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, like many summer festivals, is moving online to help protect Winnipeggers from COVID-19. But unlike many other fests, Fringe will be free for all.
Despite the cancellation of many Manitoban summer festivals, Gimli Film Festival (GFF) will still go ahead online.
A comic by Eric Hetherington
A comic by Hely Schumann.
Ten years ago, Nora Decter, an English instructor at the University of Winnipeg, was finishing up her undergraduate degree.
Writers have a talent for tapping into imagination, and despite their chosen genre, skillfully put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) to create an immersive reading experience. Though their talents are displayed on each page, their background and journey into the literary world are often reserved for memoirs.
Winnipeg’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic has ranged from a toilet paper hoarding frenzy to a general sense of malaise as students try to navigate online classes, with many scrambling to apply for EI.
Amid the flurry of information and misinformation and speculation that has saturated every online platform for the last couple weeks, there has been a thread of cringe-inducing positivity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2013, Jessica Botelho-Urbanski wrote in The Uniter’s Urban Issue that Winnipeg could be improved with more arts funding. Unfortunately, arts funding is again on the chopping block in the municipal budget this year, facing a 10 per cent decrease.