More music this week
Royal Canoe’s new EP is all about Winnipeg, but instead of referencing the Golden Boy and provincial highways, the local rock band sings about bathtubs.
“People - not just women - have a hard time expressing their biggest and best desires,” says Winnipeg-based comedian and life coach Aisha Alfa. “When someone gives you the space to speak to who you are and the positive things in your life, it gives you power.”
Directed by John Sayles, 2010
Plays at Cinematheque on Feb. 10 to Feb 12 at 7 p.m., Feb 15 at 9 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
After sitting annoyingly closed for nearly four years, an Osborne Village institution has re-emerged with a new way of doing things.
Several wooden platforms, a gravel pit and hanging street lamps fill the performing space of the University of Winnipeg’s theatre building.
It’s a busy Sunday afternoon at Mulvey Market. Dozens of people walk slowly through the aisles between the wood stalls that fill the old warehouse, pausing occasionally to pick up a trinket that catches their eye.
More than 128 million people have watched “The Sneezing Baby Panda” on YouTube since it was uploaded five years ago, and that’s not counting the millions of additional views for spin-offs and remixes.
Breast cancer is a horrific disease that claims the lives of close to 60,000 people in North America each year, and a condition that affects practically one in eight women.
The documentary is alive and well, as demonstrated by the many film festivals that have graced our cultural capital.
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival is not just a place for new music to be premiered or discovered. At this year’s festival, Winnipeggers also have the opportunity to witness a new work, aptly titled New Work, from the groundbreaking, genre-bending dance company Lalala Human Steps.
It’s a funny story, how a puppeteer goes from creating fuzzy Muppet knock-offs in his Baltimore home to working side by side with all-time greats Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Funny, sweet and even heartbreaking.
Whether a band is touring for the first time or already has a few tours under its belt, a tour always undoubtedly has its challenges - one of which is distance.
Lynne Scott is no ordinary Wolseley resident.
Be it music, drawing, drama, photography or another creative discipline, art’s power lies in its ability to intuitively reveal the truth.
The Sturgeons play an old style of music, though they keep it fresh and unique.
A horror rock band from Calgary, The Forbidden Dimension has been rocking out their music since the 1980s.
Opening with a trio of tunes about Winnipeg (which, in turn, each open with the line “I dress for the weather”) Quinzy’s latest in a long line of EPs is a direct love letter to our fair city.
It’s been just over a year since Carol Brisebois self-published her sparrow, her debut novel, and she hasn’t stepped away from the keyboard since.