A comic by Keegan Steele.
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.
“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
“I’ve been in Winnipeg my whole life. I only started liking it a year ago."
“We recognize the impacts of patriarchy on preventing women, trans and gender-nonconforming folks from accessing masculine-coded skills. We think it is important to have spaces that are safe, free of judgment and encourage community building.”
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.