RuPaul’s Drag Race may have become the cultural touchstone for what drag looks like and how drag performances are organized. But in many cities, including Winnipeg, local drag shows are taking a different approach.
Lana Winterhalt’s debut LP If & When is an indie-pop triumph, pushing the singer-songwriter’s vocal power and intelligent, thoughtful musicality to the forefront of the genre.
“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote” // Peer Gynt at Black Hole Theatre Company // Big Fun Festival // Dial Code Santa Claus at Cinematheque // Remembering Rachel Browne // New Magic Valley Fun Town
As the 13-month run of her work our future is in the land: if we listen to it at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York comes to a close, Dr. Julie Nagam mounts another immersive, multifaceted work at the University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03.
“I’ve been in Winnipeg my whole life. I only started liking it a year ago."
Some weeks ago, in a moment of spontaneity sponsored by happenstance and financial permission, I treated myself to the recently-released Suspiria remake.
If you follow European music, you may already be familiar with Stand High Patrol.
“Humans now change the Earth’s systems more than all natural forces combined."
Skate under Bokeh // Learn to edit video // High-Brow Comedy // The last 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall // Launching Drag in the Peg
The Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Leap series is all about the unexpected.
Once a month, a group of art lovers gathers at MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) to discuss a chapter of Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada.
In January 2018, Winnipeg-based filmmaker Mike Maryniuk’s first-ever feature-length film premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. It had its North American premiere last month at the Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal.
Hail Taxi’s EP Apart for So Long is a hearty mix of folk, electronic and synth-pop all in one bowl of music stew.
Reefer Madness redux // Surviving the City // Beer choir // Walking Eagle Live // Noël au Musée // Pros and cons of PrEP
About two years ago, multi-disciplinary media artist duo Julie Gendron and Emma Hendrix were visiting Iceland when they got an email about a job opportunity.
Recording booths. 3D printers. Adobe Creative Suite. All these and much more can be found at the ideaMILL, a dedicated collaborative technology and work space that recently opened in the Millennium Library
The Famous Sandhogs are a band of minstrels with a vast amount of material. Their album Bohonky Tonk, as they describe it, is a Ukrainian rock opera, set during the Khmelnytskyi uprising in 1648.
On an episode of the Dick Cavett Show from December 1970, Canadian literary scholar and cultural philosopher Marshall McLuhan was introduced as “a prophet of the electronic revolution.”
Songwriting is often viewed as an essentially solitary activity. On Nov. 17, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA) will host a workshop which can help to change that.
Mary Yuusipik Singaqti at the WAG // Carmanah and Hey Ocean! at the Good Will // Mary’s Wedding at Theatre Projects Manitoba // Filmmaking workshops at Video Pool // Brian Stockton at Cinematheque // Prairie Modernist Noir