Culture

  • Horoscopes

    The sun harmonizes with Pluto

  • Sex after heartbreak

    After we share our life with another person for a significant period of time and choose to part ways, we must grieve this loss. The initial fear may be loneliness: to be apart from your bedtime companion and the lips you want to kiss after a long, lousy day. But to transition out of this love and familiar touch is a reminder to come home again to ourselves, for we have not left. We were always here, and will always be here.

  • True crime, but make it moral

    Girl, You Haven’t Heard?? is a multifaceted true-crime and Black-history project from creator Jayda Hope. It includes a podcast, YouTube videos and a Patreon.

  • Virtual festival celebrates multiculturalism

    Ethno Fest 2021 is a U Multicultural initiative to further elevate underrepresented voices and give them a digital platform to share their own stories. U Multicultural’s mission statement is to broadcast programs and events that preserve languages, promote culture and allow people to speak freely about their backgrounds. The festival was one of the ways that the media platform was able to integrate with local ethnic groups during the pandemic.

  • Winnipeg Twitter hates itself

    What are the rules of creating humour from Winnipeg? A tweet from the account @MasonDRM sums it up nicely: “You are only allowed to make fun of Winnipeg if you are from Winnipeg, anybody else & we’ll fight you & steal your bike.”

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • Welcome Back!

    A comic by Talia Steele

  • A (somewhat) normal back-to-school

    After more than a year of closure, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) reopened its doors to students and instructors on Sept. 7. This long-awaited return to on-campus instruction comes after the 2020-21 academic year, which was delivered almost entirely online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Arts briefs

    window: topographies of a homeplace // Winnipeg Beer Festival // Intro to Nature Drawing Workshop with Dr. Heather Hinam // Queer We Go Again art exhibition at The Edge Gallery // Healing Power exhibition at cre8ery // MAWA Annual Over the Top Art Auction

  • The mask at hand

    From your friend with a sewing machine to your favourite clothing line, everyone seems to be making masks, including a local nurse and home healthcare brand.

  • Sherbrook Street Fest returns

    After a one-year hiatus, the Sherbrook Street Festival will return to West Broadway for its 16th year from Sept. 10 to 11. This year, however, folks can expect to hear music playing from River Avenue to Portage Avenue.

  • A curation of care

    Running from now until Dec. 17, When Veins Meet Like Rivers; ᑲᑎᓐᓂᖅ / okhížata / maadawaan is Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art’s (Plug-In ICA) latest exhibition, featuring work from artists Dayna Danger, Kite and asinnajaq.

  • Resilient and spooky doors open this weekend

    After what feels like a million years of being locked up in your own house, this weekend you have the opportunity to safely socialize with other folks and ghosts alike in some of Winnipeg’s beautiful historic buildings.

  • Distress from afar

    Close your eyes and envision education for all, peaceful gatherings and women rising the workforce ladder. This was Afghanistan’s trajectory before the atrocities that have flooded media outlets in the past weeks.

  • Vaccines mandated on U of W campus

    After weeks of advocacy from faculty unions and pressure from students, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is set to follow in the footsteps of other Canadian universities by implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the fall term. 

  • Finding common ground

    As Manitoba reopens and news articles turn to discussion of booster shots, it may feel like we’re finally leaving COVID-19 behind. But we’re not out of the woods just yet, as vaccine uptake in the province continues to plateau. 

  • West End Cultural Centre recognized for work during COVID-19

    In a year filled with so many obstacles, the West End Cultural Centre has managed to provide artists with an opportunity to perform their work for audiences and to be able to support themselves by doing so.

  • Documentary series sheds light on four Lake Winnipeg communities

    “I didn't want to focus on stereotypes of our people, because I think it's important to show the beauty in my communities where my family is from and the beauty in the people, as well. I hope we were able to capture that.”

  • London, Ont. terror attack ignites calls for change

    The Muslim community in Winnipeg has been thrown into a state of grief. On June 6 in London, ON, four members of the Afzaal family were killed by a driver who was targeting them because of their faith.

  • The lowdown on lo-fi

    Lhasa Petik’s new nostalgic single “Hurts To Be Young” might strike a chord with people longing for their pre-pandemic life. The indie-pop tune is full of longing for the past and the freedom that came along with it.

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