Generally if a musician were to tell you they’re going to be releasing a new album every week until the end of the year, you’d take the comment with a grain of salt.
Mike Petkau is different things to different people. He’s a record producer, a songwriter, a musician and the visionary behind Record of the Week Club, among other projects. Now he’s been appointed artistic director of the West End Cultural Centre.
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Nanook paddles to shore in a kayak stuffed like a clown car. A kid rides on top, the hull houses two adults, a baby, Nanook and even a husky puppy.
Most south-end folks probably know Sir John Franklin more for the community club in River Heights than his cannibalistic and insane arctic expedition, which is revealed in Passage, a film by John Walker.
Caryl Churchill displays her acute sense of relationship tension in all of her work, but Fen truly captures how our relationships with others shape who we become.
The University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film showcase their creativity and range of talents in the production of Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom. The students did not simply recreate Churchill’s powerful feminist script exploring the horrors of the witch trials in 16th and 17th century Europe; they gave it a personal touch.
Circling the stage to greet the audience, main character Derek (Rob McLaughlin) appears to be friendly and likeable at the beginning of Blue Kettle. In a heart-warming first scene, we see Derek become reacquainted with his long-lost mother (Patricia Hunter). It soon becomes apparent, however, that she is not his mother at all: Derek “collects” older women and claims that each of them is his mother.
Like any type of body modification, piercings attract attention and make a statement. Whether it is an expression of one’s beliefs, personality or simply someone’s style, body piercings have become more prevalent today. Once considered a form of rebellion, body piercings have become mainstream.
Working with the guy who produced My Heart Will Go On, living next door to the lead singer of Paramore, pitching songs to Josh Groban – Diana Pops’ stories might sound like they’re made up, but they’re very real.
Adrian Bradford isn’t concerned about perception – just read his bio.
“It probably hasn’t been updated in a couple years,” the 28-year-old Winnipeg expat said over the phone with a laugh last week from his home in Los Angeles.
This album is an illustrious debut by newcomers Soul Killing Female. Written over four years ago, Utopia Mine was finally recorded and released to the general public late last year.
Vagrant Moth Three: A Place of No Echoes is the final chapter in the Vagrant Moth trilogy and Illusive Mind Gypsy Crew’s fourth effort to date.
When Steve Basham had to choose a name for the follow-up to his previous recording, Thick, the choice must have been obvious.
The Devil Tried to Kill Me sounds like a giant Folk Fest jam, if at least half the participants were talented jazz musicians.
Unobtrusive, pretty and natural, Courtney Farquhar’s first full-length album Nowhere I’d Rather Be has an elegant simplicity to it.
Young, sweet and personable, B.C. musician Billy the Kid (a.k.a. Billy Pettinger) kicked off her four-month tour in Edmonton last week and is currently making her way east. A veteran of the road, the former runaway realizes this lifestyle isn’t for everyone.
Sean Garrity is not a man averse to taking risks with his craft.
The Winnipeg-born filmmaker first made waves in 2001 when his feature debut, Inertia, won the award for Best First Canadian Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival.
While Zooey and Adam, the latest by endlessly inventive Winnipeg filmmaker Sean Garrity, may not the most controversial film I’ve seen this year, it could be the most raw.
Generally, the term made-for-TV-movie evokes in my mind a parade of images of melodramatic narratives presented with only the most banal of filmic techniques. Thankfully, this is not the case with Elijah, the story of Native political leader Elijah Harper.