July 7 to 9 // A piece of history
July 6 to 9 // Finding a place in the community
Advice from local festival organizers
June 24 // Hone your skills and collect new ones
June 10 // Exploring the fibre arts through workshops and demonstrations
June 9 to 16 // Something different for music lovers
Here's your guide to over 70 festivals in Winnipeg and around Manitoba.
When it comes to summer festivals, we have an abundance of choice here in Manitoba.
This, our last regular-ish paper of the year, is somewhat unconventional.
In the modern era, kinbaku is no longer used to bind one’s enemies. Rather, it has been popularized as a form of sexual bondage or BDSM (an umbrella term that refers to bondage/discipline, domination/submission, and sadism/masochism) often referred to as shibari, which means “to decoratively tie.”
Many dive into the animal rescue community in Manitoba expecting it to be filled with big-hearted people, then find the humans involved are not treated well at all.
Women, queer and non-binary people can find empowerment and self-sufficiency through learning and practising bicycle mechanics.
Traditionally, we’ve been taught about the environment in a way that’s broken down and broken apart. Educating within the confines of four brick walls separates us from the world we’re trying to learn about and other humans we’re learning with.
Heritage museums exist to tell a story and to preserve local history. It is the job of museum curators to make that history accessible to everyone that visits.
Homelessness and addiction, and the resources that help
There are many reasons to be anxious right now. Midterms are approaching. There is still more winter ahead. Tweets are declaring the end of the world. The news is depressing with accusations of fascism in America and comparisons between the Trump administration and Germany’s Nazi regime.
How can we stave off the panic when even the media is panicking?
At what point does our situational anxiety become a medical condition?
It’s not always easy being green, but several Winnipeg organizations are working to make environmental initiatives more accessible across the board.
The far-right: what it is and how to stop it
The Middle Coast // Deep Dark Cave // Adam Hanney & Co. // Fox Lake // Ashley Bieniarz
If there’s a more quintessential origin story than TUSK’s, it would be tough to find it.