Many of Winnipeg’s marginalized artists are multitalented people who fall into a wide spectrum of racial categories. Their stories need to be heard, their accomplishments deserve celebration and more work needs to be done to create a more inclusive and truly diverse space.
As an actor, performance artist, photographer, singer, clown and so much more, Ady Kay is certifiably busy.
The capacity of Canadians to access, realize and exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) has been influenced by the changing tides of the nation’s politics and the shifting configurations of beliefs and customs throughout the years.
Winnipeg is known across Canada as being an ideal place for artists to hone their practice.
Photographic artist and fat liberation activist Shoog McDaniel will give a talk at the West End Cultural Centre (WECC) on March 10 as part of the Uniter Speaker Series. The talk will be hosted by comedian and local television personality Issa Kixen.
It’s 2020, and certain bloggers and cultural commentators have become obsessed with the question of whether “callout culture” has gone too far.
Charles Lauder (Sleepy) is the current president of the Winnipeg Circus Club (WCC). This is the third time Lauder has been elected to the position. One of the reasons Sleepy loves being a clown is “because you can dabble your giant tippy-toe in pretty much anything,” including juggling, balloons, comedy, stage shows and birthday parties.
Sara Usman, co-founder of The Shameless Circle, is not ashamed to tell her story.
Is this teaching me how to make things better, or is this making me more afraid – and who benefits from me being afraid? Who is this fear-based narrative serving, and why is this being presented in lieu of something that will empower me to make things better in my community?
From the very recent destruction of the homeless camps by the Disraeli Bridge, to making diamond lanes open to cabs, the City’s decisions can be head-scratching at best and heartbreaking at worst.
“The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.”
Inspired by anime, manga, Harry Potter and so much more, Samantha Beiko is a fantasy writer who pours her energy into a variety of different creative projects.
Sorting through the many hundreds of votes for the Uniter 30 is a long and occasionally mind-numbing process.
1. Kieran Valde
2. Hanna Reimer
3. Matea Radic
1. Tracy Whalen / Alyson Brickey / Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land (Three-way tie)
1. The Forks
2. Club 200
3. The Good Will Social Club
1. Smile by Tierney Milne and Brother Jopa on the Food Fare at Westminster and Maryland / Star Blankets by Kenneth Lavallee / Forever Bicycles by Ai Weiwei at The Forks (Three-way tie)
2. Red Rising Magazine / Winnipeg Free Press (Tie)
3. The Manitoban
1. Uzoma Asagwara
2. Leah Gazan
3. Wab Kinew
1. Drag in the Peg
2. Winnipeg Music Project
3. Witchpolice Radio
Favourite Local Social Media Account or Presence
1. Drag in the Peg
3. @winnipegposers / Facepalm (tie)