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James Marsh’s anticipated follow up to his 2008 Academy Award-winning documentary, Man on Wire, is the extraordinary and riveting tale of a special chimpanzee named Nim.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s latest exhibition, The Messenger, examines the famed work of one of Canada’s most polarizing, yet prized, artists - William Kurelek.
Writing, recording and producing a single album is a labour of love for musicians. Tack on a second disc and you have twice the amount of writing, recording, producing and therefore, twice the time and money.
More music this week.
Fresh off the Blackie & the Rodeo Kings tour for their latest album, Kings and Queens, Canrock mainstay Tom Wilson shows no signs of slowing down.
In a city that embraces its folk roots, it’s easy to see how inspiration came out of four women interested in making music that people could embrace as their own.
Dave Brown has been the only name in firearms safety on Manitoba film sets for about 20 years, but last year he switched gears to direct his first short film, the 12-minute romantic comedy Chump Change.
It looks to be an exciting year for the Winnipeg theatre scene.
You’ve probably seen the signs for Jonnies Sticky Buns around town. They’re stapled to telephone poles and say cheeky things about buns and where this shop wants to put them.
Vladimir Mayakovsky’s The Bedbug, a satire of 1929 soviet bureaucracy and abandonment of the revolution to New Economic Policy men and five-year plans, has been adapted by Adhere and Deny to take place in 1990s North America and eventually, 2042 (after its hero, Bobby Markowski’s body is frozen and thawed in the future).
A photographer, by one simple definition, is “a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination.” Local music-photographer Joey Senft, by definition, goes above and beyond this simplicity.
Chicago electro-indie popsters Gemini Club have an incredibly familiar sound - think a more natural Shiny Toy Guns - but it’s worth checking out.
It is very evident that Jimmy Eat World is one of this Victoria, B.C. band’s influences.
The instrumentation on Saskatoon, Sask.’s Deep Dark Woods’ sophomore album is lovely.
Holy heck, Bog River is the closest thing to a rock band in the roots scene.
Oh, The Eardrums. From your cheeky sense of humour in the visuals (the album cover features shots of Winnipeg skylines with the CN Tower crudely taped onto it) and the lyrics, your We’re Not From Toronto EP is just what the Canadian music scene needs - a band that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
Let’s be honest. The actual first step of riding a bike is getting someone to run after you holding onto your seat yelling, “Pedal! Pedal!” while you cry in terror and then bail face first onto the merciless and already-blood-stained asphalt.
You have to be in a certain mood to watch Nostalgia for the Light.