There is no doubt about it – Bodies… The Exhibition brings controversy along with it wherever it goes, and Winnipeg is no exception.
Raunchy comedy musician J. Williamez takes a hiatus from corrupting virgin ears to focus on school, business side of media industry
At first glance, Melissa Krawetz and Arthur Paguio’s design studio and art gallery doesn’t give away much.
Simply put, this 12-track standout sophomore effort puts this young New York band beyond their years.
Exit through the Gift Shop is an intriguing documentary by British graffiti artist Banksy.
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This inaugural full-length by Winnipeg-based XVI Eyes (16 Eyes) is a testament to their dedication, as it took two years and a series of line-up changes to finally coalesce.
The theme running through San Francisco singer-songwriter Jesse DeNatale’s next record may not strike people as earth-shattering at first: relationships.
This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world – James Brown
The Hardest Working Man in Show Business wrote this in 1966, long before hip hop was on the scene.
It’s hard to believe that Winnipeg’s Jarrett Moffatt created this four-track online album simply for a school project.
Bokononism is the fictional religion in Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle that regards all religions (including Bokononism) as a set of untruths, but advises to follow the set of untruths that make you happy.
Vocalist and guitarist JD Ormond’s voice is thin and reedy, even pitchy at times (which makes me think of Pavement), and the lyrics leave something to be desired, but pause and listen to just the music and it will take you away.
Made up of four friends from Selkirk, Man. and featuring members from Sick City and Port Amoral, Hope Atlantic has been playing around Winnipeg for more than two years.
It’s fair to say that the members of Les Jupes have more than enough experience under their belts, but they’re hoping one September evening will be the turning point in their musical careers.
By all accounts, The Flatliners have every reason to avoid Winnipeg when they hit the western leg of a Canadian tour.
The last time we saw Wilco on film was in Sam Jones’ now-legendary 2002 I Am Trying To Break Your Heart, an intimate rock doc chronicling the band’s departure from alt-country to more experimental territories with the controversial recording of their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.
Sandra Birdsell could have very well been describing her own writing in her latest book when she writes: “Being with her was like being in a warm current of water while swimming in a cold northern lake.”
New York trio The Narrative gives us arguably the best male and female dual vocalist performance in recent memory with this ambitious 13-track, 53-minute opus of a debut album.
Winnipeg’s international writers festival, Thin Air, is returning and will be sprawling out across Winnipeg bookstores, libraries and campuses once again.