With the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s Masters Playwright Festival coming to an end in 2020, its focus is on none other than famous playwright William Shakespeare.
Steve Basham & the Vanity Dads // Hinterland Remixed // The Circus of Objects // DIY Screen-printing workshop // Wrapped Rainbows
The 1919 General Strike is among Winnipeg’s most important historical events.
Classic 19th century novelist Jane Austen was back onstage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, but this time, she didn’t craft the story. Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon is one of several adaptations or extensions of Austen, which sees her unmarried characters reach a romantic ending.
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.
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I always expected that by now I would be thriving in my career as an author. I can almost picture myself signing books and giving profound talks and presentations.
Catherine McKercher has very few early memories of her brother Bill, other than the fact that he had a wonderful laugh.
Dr. Catherine Tosenberger’s work consists of a surprising blend of both new and old elements, as she mixes traditional folklore and English literature with new-age technological media and fandom culture.
Diaspora Dialogues will host panels on Nov. 16 on being a Black writer in Canada. The Writing While Black in CanLit panel is a part of Tok Winnipeg, a free, two-day symposium in its second year.
Glassreel at Into The Music // PLATFORM members’ screening // Rebecca Belmore book launch // Art opening at Blinkers // Young Lungs celebrates 15 years // Alison James artist talk
With a stroke of a pen, a talented author can turn blank pages and scribbles of ink into works of art, creating new worlds, life situations and more.
Romans/Snowmare, Cam Scott, 104 pages, ARP Books, September 2019
Graphic novels are having their moment. From David A. Robertson’s 7 Generations series to Raina Telgemeier’s memoirs, graphic novels are opening up new conversations for kids and adults, presented in new and interesting ways.
WrestleMAX! // Palace at 4 a.m. Costume Ball // Veloween XV Fairy Tale Frenzy // Halloween at the Handsome Daughter // Aurora Gorealis: Watching Night of the Living Dead // Kai Cheng Thom at McNally Robinson
Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.
What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.
In Winnipeg’s growing art scene, artists must distinguish themselves from the status quo to excel in the music industry. The Winnipeg Music Project (WMP) radio show provides artists with the help and connections needed to achieve greater musical success.
Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more.
With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.