Winnipeg’s comedy scene was marked by profound change in 2018. Long-standing open mic nights ended, and festivals were shelved. Simultaneously, existing rooms have taken off, new venues have arrived, and many old staples are still going strong.
Skate under Bokeh // Learn to edit video // High-Brow Comedy // The last 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall // Launching Drag in the Peg
“Sparkle and shine. That’s what I love. That’s the theme of my life.”
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.
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.
The pre-holiday season is a busy time for marketing – from Black Friday through to Christmas, brands are vying for consumer attention and dollars.
This Remembrance Day, Canadians across the country commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Decades later, the losses felt by soldiers and their families are still fresh in our minds. But how is Canada’s military remembered today?
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
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
When conductor/percussionist Julian Pellicano found out he was going to be the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s new resident conductor five years ago, he booked a three-day house-hunting trip.
Tarbut Festival // Simon Fuh at Flux Gallery // Late Night Wars 4 // McDonald’s and metal // From Seed to Seed // Women and non-binary GIF-making workshop
“We’re always classically – sadly – ahead of our time.”
A comic by Eric Hetherington
Following their transition path just got even more expensive for many trans people in Manitoba.
When NAfro Dance Productions founder and artistic director Casimiro Nhussi first came to Winnipeg, he couldn’t find anyone producing the sort of work he wanted to make. So he started making it himself.
Diaspora Dialogues is a Toronto-based organization that runs professional development events for emerging writers and publishes TOK Magazine, a platform for new Canadian writing
Free First Fridays film screening // Pamela Mala Sinha’s Happy Place at PTE // Becoming Dr. Ruth // Jesse Matas album release show // Hempfest Cannabis Expo // The Legacy Project: Evolutions
“I recently found out that Heather has the greatest rise and fall of popularity in history of any woman’s name. In the late ’80s, it got extremely popular, and now nobody’s named Heather ever.”
Queer history is everywhere, scattered throughout all kinds of archival records.