It’s a great time to be a Jenny Slate fan. Those of us who know Saturday Night Live made a mistake when they fired the comedian after one season for dropping an F bomb (despite keeping on mediocre talents like Nasim Pedrad and Vanessa Bayer) have been feeling somewhat vindicated. Her hilarious guest spots on Kroll Show and Girls have shown that she’s a diverse comedic talent, as have her wildly popular Marcel the Shell with Shoes On videos. Obvious Child has confirmed, without a doubt, Slate is a major player on the rise.
In the first episode of Feminism and a Falafel, we talk to Jodie Layne, Director of Hollaback! Winnipeg, about why some people choose to catcall others and the effect it can have on those receiving them.
A social media app aimed at students is coming to a university near you. No, this is a new one.
Last December, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that sections of the criminal code legislating prostitution violated the charter rights of sex workers.
I’ve been asked to write some advice for you, the prototypically average first-year student, to help you succeed this school year. I have two disclaimers, so we can start this print-based relationship off right.
Hope McIntyre has quite the resume: playwright, director, founding artistic director of Sarasvàti Productions and 10-year University of Winnipeg professor.
Trivialized as a “fringe candidate” at the outset of the mayoral race, Robert-Falcon Ouellette is proving to be anything but an outsider when it comes to community.
The community of tents, banners, and protesters located in Memorial Park have packed up, but its impression is still being felt in the grassroots.
Kevin Settee is accomplishing a lot for a 23-year-old University of Winnipeg student.
Urban planning and design are an essential part of how a city defines itself. They’re also issues that have arguably been given short shrift in Winnipeg.
A comic strip by Paul Hewak.
The Uniter Fashion Streeter is an ongoing documentation of creative fashion in Winnipeg inspired by the Helsinki fashion blog www.hel-looks.com. Each issue will feature a new look from our city’s streets and bars in an attempt to encourage individual expression and celebrate that you are really, really good looking.
This week, we talk to Sarah Gurevich, Daniel Gurevich, and Brett Howe of Charcoal Collaborative about Winnipeg's second annual Le Burger Week competition, taking place at over 30 local restaurants from September 1 to 7.
I've been having the same conversation for what seems like forever, but it's only been five years at most.
After 25 years as the sole constant member of Toronto indie band By Divine Right, José Contreras embarks on a solo adventure with this self-titled album.
Kitchen Knife is a fun bluesy record from country rock outfit The Devin Cuddy Band and a strong follow-up to the Juno nominated debut, Vol 1.
On the debut LP from Vancouver’s Young Liars, the band delivers a conceptual album of synth creeps that venture into even slower pop tracks.
Grant Davidson, now known to Winnipeg folk music fans as Slow Leaves, stopped playing music only as a hobby while working at his newest album Beauty Is So Common.
Five years after Bow & Drill the Spark, Saskatoon singer and guitarist Megan Lane is back with Sounding the Animal, a new record with contributions from indie CanRock legend Hawksley Workman and folkie turned dance popper, Rae Spoon.
Robin Williams, like many entertainers including Freddie Prinze and Richard Jeni, battled depression and personal demons - struggles that are not foreign to local comedian Big Daddy Tazz.