The only hill this francophone festival has gone over is the toboggan hill.
Young lungs have more endurance. They don’t tire easily.
Although it’s been almost 100 years since women won the right to vote, people still herald Nellie McClung as one of Canada’s most important historical figures - with good reason.
Acclaimed progressive thrash metal band Into Eternity will play its first show with new lead singer Amanda Kiernan at the Manitoba Metalfest this weekend.
What do dead-eyed feline humanoids, visibly enraged flying bread slices and (otherwise) idyllic prairie landscapes have in common?
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No life til leather - they’re gonna kick some ass this weekend.
You can’t copyright the word “word,” because that wouldn’t make sense. When you speak, you’re rearranging words that already exist, and presenting them in a new way.
At this point, promoting safe sex and warning of the dangers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may seem like flogging a dead horse. Kids should know this stuff by now, right?
Montreal’s Trio 86 holds two ex-Winnipeggers among its ranks in Jennifer Thiessen (viola) and Marc Wieser (piano). Rounded out by clarinet player Krista Martynes, the new-music-meets-classical outfit is set to deliver a slew of performances all over Winnipeg and Brandon with a program it’s calling the Kegelstatt Legacy.
It used to be that whenever local recording engineer John Paul Peters’s name was mentioned in print, it was followed by the band name Comeback Kid in parentheses. He did, after all, make a name for himself by producing, engineering and mixing the band’s landmark 2003 debut, Turn It Around. But since then, the 34-year-old has continued his career by working with a diverse list of bands, including The Ripperz, Evil Survives, SubCity, Electro Quarterstaff, Hope Atlantic and Matt Epp.
We all start out crawling. Once we’ve built up the confidence and curiosity, we take the risk of standing up. Usually we fall, but once we’ve gotten the hang of it, found some inspiration, and built up the momentum, we take off.
Spring is fast approaching, and in the student world that means mostly one thing: a mad dash to scoop up the most fun and lucrative summer jobs before everyone else.
The Uniter’s annual round-up of 5 local musicians you should keep an eye on.
For nearly six years, the Polaris Music Prize has celebrated the best music that Canada has to offer.
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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.”