Just like Peter Warren, Paula Havixbeck gets right down to business. It’s a trait she carries with her through the corridors of City Hall and the stairwells of
Andee Penner is known for her hyper-local, Winnipeg-themed garments and greeting cards, and for eight years she’s made a living on her handmade goods.
The morning of Wednesday, Sept. 10 marked a sudden change of scenery at the University of Winnipeg. Students were met with a giant decal advertising local top 40 radio station Energy 106 on the staircase leading up to CKUW, the University’s not-for-profit, volunteer driven campus radio station.
A feel-good comic about two unnamed characters and their delightful journeys through universally hilarious themes like hatred, misery, uncontrollable rage, disease and rash, delusion, agoraphobia, paranoia, jealousy, greed, bitterness, binge eating, slothfulness, and death, lots and lots of death; also, deformity, flatulence, boogers, nosebleeds, bowel movements, and the eating of unappetizing things.
As of September 5, 2014, Pangea's Kitchen in Riddell Hall now sells beer. We spoke to some individuals and got their opinion on having a watering hole so close class.
Although hardcore punk quintet Comeback Kid was formed in Winnipeg in 2000, only guitarist Jeremy Hiebert and bassist Ron Friesen continue to call the city home. The band, which released its fifth full-length record Die Knowing in March, only features two original band members in Hiebert, and vocalist Andrew Neufeld.
Summer makes Winnipeg worthwhile. We emerge from our homes, squinting, tentatively shedding layers. Never fully trusting Old Man Winter won’t come crawling back if we let our guard down.
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) music director/conductor Alexander Mickelthwate is pretty jazzed about kicking off symphony season in Winnipeg.
2014 has been a big year for Alvvays. The Toronto-by-way-of-Cape-Breton band’s self-titled debut, released in July, has been praised by such media outlets as Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and Pitchfork.
This one plays at my love of ‘90s noise-pop (think anything Lou Barlow did or Sub Pop released) and comes from local longhairs David Dobbs (vox/guitar) and Matthew Powers (drums).
How The Physical World is approached should be prefaced by the notion that it’s hard to pinpoint whether interest in this album is fuelled by nostalgia, or relevance for the first new DFA 1979 songs since the release of the Toronto duo’s lone LP, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine.
After years spent performing with Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Lise McMillan is finally bringing her own voice to the stage.
Mike Delamont is pretty down to earth for someone renowned for portraying a deity.
On Sept. 1, 2014 two women contacted the Winnipeg Police Service to report being sexually assaulted.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) is buzzing with upcoming activities and initiatives designed to make campus a brighter, friendlier place, while maintaining its core directive of being a strong advocate for the student body.
Winnipeg folk-pop musician Christine Fellows can now add the role of poet to her resume.
Have you ever watched a classic movie, one of those universally-beloved films considered part of the pantheon of cinema, and thought to yourself, “Am I missing something?”
Perhaps the most talked-about attribute of The Drop is that it marks the final screen appearance of actor James Gandolfini, who passed away last year. The movie is a fitting send-off, but it’s much more than that. This modest little crime drama from Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam is maybe the first great film of the fall movie season.
It’s barely 5 a.m., but the commercial kitchen’s already filled with the aromas of frying dough and melted chocolate.
The idea of studying abroad can seem very intimidating. Moving to a new country reminds me of the first day of kindergarten, where you are entering a new environment and you have no idea how you will react to it or how it will react to you.