Dance is one of the few professional or recreational activities where it is socially acceptable for total strangers to touch each other. For several local dancers, examining what gender and consent mean in an intimate interaction has become a central part of their practice.
Pet fair! // BIPOC Improv // Acclaimed Swedish film Border finally comes to Winnipeg // Level 16 at Cinematheque // School of Art student show at Platform // Pink Panda’s Pandamensional
Who gets invited to the party and who doesn’t isn’t just a middle-school game. It’s a dilemma facing today’s queer community.
Fashion is bought. Style is what’s made with it. Personal style choices and the act of choosing how to present ourselves is that of taking a mutable and intangible thing and visualizing it, making it palpable.
“Food is a time machine.” These words by Suresh Doss have been echoing in my mind since listening to Episode 63 (“Eating our way through Toronto”) of the Racist Sandwich Podcast. “It’s a conduit to a certain time and place,” he says.
Libraries usually limit economic interactions with patrons to late fees. There’s a price to be paid for a missing book. But the new security measures in the Winnipeg Public Library’s downtown location also have a price – which will be paid by the city’s poor.
FACE | TIME with Anita Lebeau // Labour Protest Songs at the library // Winnipeg Comedy Showcase’s 5th anniversary // Shakespeare + Phantom of the Paradise = true Winnipeg weirdness // International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Carol-Ann Bohrn is known locally for work as a dancer. She most recently appeared in The Threepenny Opera, put on by Sick + Twisted Theatre and AA Battery Theatre.
Winnipeg’s status as a cultural hub for music, dance and drama has its roots in the vaudeville era of live theatre. An art form that flourished from the 1880s to the 1930s, vaudeville defined pop culture until it was eventually supplanted by radio and talking pictures.
Cultivate UWinnipeg is a student group at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) that partakes in green activity year round, even in the winter.
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre will run Indigenous Farming on the Prairies: Stew & Stories on March 23.
Through the dramatic change from analog to digital photography, one thing has remained constant.
Pub trivia is booming in Winnipeg.
H.O.M. is Where the Heart Is // MAWA cupcake auction! // CBC Manitoba Open House // Indigenous writers in residence // African Movie Festival in Manitoba // What to Do with Albert?
Bret Parenteau and Adara Moreau make noise music under the respective monikers B.P. and Body of Intrigue.
Answers to Vol. 73 Issue 19's crossword
The hospital isn’t the first place one might expect to hear an orchestral performance.
The internet is rife with places to buy people’s old stuff. Sites like Kijiji, eBay and Etsy facilitate item-for-cash exchanges between frequently anonymous individuals. Bunz sets out to do something different.
Laughter is Medicine is a hit. Back for its third installment on March 15, the night of ingenious Indigenous comedy has sold out both its previous shows.
Try to tango // Micah Erenberg signs to Sleepless // Café Scientifique talks addiction // Lara Rae’s Dragonfly // Drag Race with local queens // Fundraise to Make Poverty History