The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is a near flawless film, and quite possibly the best locally produced film in the last decade — and I’m not just saying that because it was shot here.
Andrew Milne is an artist with a knack for creating the inspiring.
Winnipeg’s music festival season will start with a bang later this month as the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival welcomes a star-studded lineup of artists to join with local talent.
Even if you’ve never heard of jazz pianist Robert Glasper before, the list of acts he’s associated with might be enough to pique your interest and get you to come to his first-ever Winnipeg concert at the end of this month.
Last year, local indie film production team Astron-6 inked a deal with B-movie crusaders Troma Entertainment to fund and distribute Father’s Day, a violent revengesploitation comedy about paternal love gone awry.
“I hate electronic music” is a sentence commonly heard by Nathan Zahn.
Local rock band The Paperbacks might be on hiatus, but lead singer-guitarist Doug McLean is busier than ever. In the coming months, he’s set to launch four new projects.
From treats smothered in chocolate to coffee specials oozing with flavour, Winnipeg has several great dessert cafés.
From Main Street to McPhillips Street, from Dufferin Avenue to Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg’s North End is one of the most culturally, economically and architecturally diverse areas of the city.
Just off Osborne, hidden behind the Gas Station Theatre, Burrito del Rio greets you with neon words on a sign, reading: “Tacos – Burritos – Cerveja” – which is great because the restaurant lets you know it has a liquor licence as you walk by, but keeps the secret from those without elementary Spanish.
One man’s bold vision for our civic future
The Uniter asked Kier-La Janisse and Michael Petkau Falk to discuss the arts in Winnipeg – what’s working well, and what could be improved.
Make way for the smooth jazz drums of Curtis Nowosad, whose modesty does little to distract from his success.
Neil Young, The Weakerthans and The Guess Who are just a few of Winnipeg’s successful musical talents – so maybe that’s why Winnipeggers are so often convinced that they’ve birthed the next big musical act.
When I opened cre8ery in 2006, I imagined an arts centre where patrons could browse our galleries, take in artist demos and see where artists work each day.
Darcy Michael describes himself as a gay stoner wrapped up in a fat man’s body, but he can be accurately described as a rising star in the Canadian comedy scene.
How can you not love an event with drum circles?
Crossword from the March 24, 2011 issue (65-24).