Although it may not be evident at first, there is a theme running through artist Larry Glawson’s exhibit, 27 x Doug and it’s not the eponymous Doug Melnyk.
Gather a group of strangers from different corners of the world with vastly different life experiences and ask them to talk about their lives.
Kristofer Salfert has a golden combination of talent and business savvy, evidenced by how effortlessly his clothing line, Stupid Jungle Animal, has found success.
Following up the 2009 release of Parkdale, Heavy Falls the Night captures Toronto’s Elizabeth Shepherd at her finest as a vocalist, pianist, lyricist and producer.
Local indie darlings Enjoy Your Pumas are some lucky cats. The band has never gone on tour, but they opened for Bon Jovi and Kid Rock in Regina this past July.
Fall is fast approaching, and with the change of temperature comes a change of pace at your local movie theatre as studios begin pushing their prestige pictures in hopes of being recognized during the upcoming award season.
Local singer-songwriter Jodi King has taken her music all the way to Africa and performed alongside Steve Bell and Fred Penner – but Little Smile marks her first full-length album.
If you like SitDownTracy, you may not be as familiar with them as you think. After three years and an EP titled Roaring Noon, the group is upping the ante with a new EP.
More music this week
Del Barber is Winnipeg’s next great songwriter. In this, the second instalment of his self-proclaimed four-albums-in-four-years saga, the local singer-songwriter taps into melodies and stories that are instantly familiar.
In 1974, the idea of a Winnipeg film co-operative served as the spark for the still-running Winnipeg Film Group. Beginnings 1976 – 1983 documents standout short films from the early years of the film group.
“There is a boundary that cannot be crossed in mainstream theatre,” said John Bent Jr., the head of sound at the Manitoba Theatre Centre Mainstage. “But at the Fringe ... anything goes.”
Festivals need volunteers in order to run smoothly; this is especially true of Manitoba’s summer, when the majority of the year’s festivals are packed into a few short months.
“Try not to make me sound like a douche,” bassist David Schellenberg says regarding the reasons why The Playing Cards have been inactive for so many months.
Less than two weeks before the Winnipeg Folk Festival, executive director Tamara Kater describes the mood in the office as one of excitement.
The summer music round up
The members of Hope Atlantic are representing their hometown of Selkirk, Man.
The short bio on Michael Lewis’s blog says it all: “I eat, breathe and occasionally shit music,” it begins. “I write music constantly, whether I want to or not.”
In honour of the plethora of ongoing film shoots taking place in our fair city, it’s time to take a look back at how the ‘Peg has fared on film in the past.
“A film with the passion of Tennessee Williams” and “The best picture of the year” are two unaccredited “reviews” that flash across the screen during the trailer for Tommy Wiseau’s The Room.