There are many alternative lifestyles that range from mild to wild in our everyday lives. But are any of them as overlooked as BDSM? This is a multilevel lifestyle that encompasses all that a person is – whether they are a bedroom kinkster or a full-blown pervert.
2010 has just begun, and while not all our new year’s resolutions have gone down the drain, they may be getting increasingly challenging to follow through on.
At a time when many musicians have proclaimed the album dead and are focusing instead on releasing singles and EPs, local indie-pop rockers The Paperbacks are back with a double album.
Mat Klachefsky is the Charlie Chaplin of Winnipeg’s indie scene: he writes all of the parts for songs by his band Boats! and has bandmates play them as he would.
Roadside distraction; Blending in; Tilt-a-kitchen; Volunteer exhibition
Catchy hooks, relaxed rhythms and thoughtful lyrics permeate Alex McCowan’s debut album Thief.
For several years now, Steinbach singing sensation Amber Epp has been wowing local jazz audiences with her ability to take virtually any jazz standard and make it her own.
Under the moniker Postdata, Paul Murphy slows things down and gets a lot more raw and a little more gritty than with Wintersleep.
Glad I’m Gone, the opening track to Rich Burnett’s new full-length, is a perfect introduction to the Ontario singer/songwriter’s smooth vocal style and exceptional songwriting skill, with superb phrasing and some pretty clever lyrics (“you’re picture perfect hanging on the wall, but you lean a little to the left”).
Diablos Guapos by the Rumble Devils offers every standard rock ‘n’ roll cliché in the book – and the sound to match.
2009 was another banner year for music in Manitoba, and although it seems impossible, 2010 could very well trump it. Here are five local acts you should keep your eye on.
“Where can I tell my pain?”
That was the first question Ali Saeed asked himself when he came to Winnipeg in 1984. Twenty-six years later, we have Memories of a Generation.
Although Michael Redhill’s ideas in Goodness are fascinating explorations into the human psyche, the transition to theatre performance falls short of being a coherent examination of the motives behind peoples’ actions.
The Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is looking more and more like a contemporary art museum with its two latest exhibits where artists contemplate old technologies in the digital age.
Camus’ words revealed the complexity of honesty and dishonesty, virtue and vice. Through his observation that moral behaviour can cause damage, he implied the potential of immoral behaviour to prevent that damage. I’m talking about lying, that baffling concept that has the power to destroy relationships and restore egos.
If there is a silver lining to global warming it is that those of us enduring another January here in Winnipeg can at last make the most of winter.
Accessories are just as crucial as the foundation of your outfit itself. They can change the same ensemble dramatically and are a fast and easy way to not only update that crisp white shirt you’ve had for two years, but also add a fun and creative twist to an otherwise plain palette.
Last May, Winnipeggers were given the opportunity to witness one of the greatest live shows ever to take the stage in this city. Monotonix, the three-piece garage rock explosion from Tel Aviv, Israel were playing the Pyramid Cabaret. The Pyramid’s capacity is over 400, but that fateful night less than 50 people were in attendance.