Established in 2001, the Gimli Film Festival is returning for another year and is set to screen over 100 features, documentaries and shorts from Manitoba and across the globe.
Do you love good music and music festivals but not the crowds? Then hit the Trans-Canada and catch the Brandon Folk, Music, and Art Festival July 25-27.
As Manitoba’s centennial was approaching, a wide variety of ideas were thought of to celebrate it. One particular idea has evolved into a staple of Manitoba’s summer festivals.
A comic strip by Paul Hewak.
The Samsmon show follows the misadventures of Samson (dog) and his owners (humans).
There were a few things that intrigued me about the new bar/restaurant taking over the place of The Cheer: the name, the fact that they were boasting 29 taps, and the fact that they just recently finished building a nice new patio.
Browsing through the photos from this year’s Coachella and Bonnaroo music festivals confirm one thing for sure: that cultural appropriation in fashion’s not just a trend that will go away by merely wishing it away.
On June 16, Bill C-36, or the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, passed its second reading in the House of Commons.
As a musician, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about exactly what music is and what its purpose is.
The origin story of local jazz fusion group, Sapphire Empire, is so delightfully serendipitous that the main dames behind the project can't help but laugh through the telling of it.
The first half of 2014 has been pretty busy for Bucky Driedger, the 28-year-old guitarist that, until his career took off with the JUNO-nominated Royal Canoe, fronted the Western Canadian Music Award-winning Liptonians.
If you’ve ever stressed about how much money to give for “presentation” at a wedding, you’re likely to receive this advice, with the certainty of a priest repeating a commandment: “Oh, you have to at least cover the cost of your meal.”
Ontario blues-folk project Timber Timbre decided to get a little less dark with Hot Dreams, its fifth full-length record and follow up to 2011’s JUNO nominated Creep on Creepin’ On.
Marco Castillo's music is as warm and inviting as his personality.
It's fitting that each song on this record would fit nicely next to Greg Macpherson's "Remote Control" (or any of the singer/songwriter's mellower material) as this Winnipeg trio's debut full length comes out on his Disintegration Records label.
This new EP from one of Winnipeg's youngest folk vets, Raine Hamilton (Claire Morrison, Red Moon Road), serves up a healthy meal in just three tracks.
Ex-Women members Matt Flegel and Michael Wallace team up with Calgary compadres Scott Munro (Lab Coast) and Danny Christiansen (Sharp Ends) to deliver another lo-fi masterpiece in the form of a seven song cassette EP.
There's a lot of diversity in Hearing Trees' simplicity - you could easily slot the local quartet's sounds onto rock radio, into a dark club, onto your favourite indie blog, or in the background of the scene where the teen lovers kiss from the first time - but it's focused.
community theater stage hand that’s trying to branch out” is how Elska Swandel, creator of local T-shirt line Love Elska, describes her style.
Whether or not Kanye West and Bret Easton Ellis are making a Yeezus film, we're anxious to get more bands making movies in the vein of The Beatles in A Hard Days Night, The Monkees in Head, Run-D.M.C. in Tougher Than Leather, The Clash and The Pogues in Straight to Hell and The Ramones in Rock n Roll High School.