Music

  • Angels, demons and vagina witchcraft

    Vocalist speaks on debut album and lyrical meanings

  • Virtuosi cancels fall season

    Virtuosi Concerts, a classical music recital and chamber music series based at the University of Winnipeg, has been delighting Winnipeg audiences since 1991. 

  • Diaphanie finds something better

    Heather Thomas, former lead singer of ATLAAS, has entered a new stage of her music career.

  • And the winner is… Manitoba

    Out of 24 artistic and six industry awards announced on Sept. 25 at the Western Canadian Music Awards, Manitobans came out on top, winning 11 and six awards, respectively, the most of any province.

  • Music does not stop

    Although this year has seen a major shift that impacts every part of life, one band is making it their mission to push through and maintain their goal.

  • Virtually yours

    The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, like many summer festivals, is moving online to help protect Winnipeggers from COVID-19. But unlike many other fests, Fringe will be free for all.

  • Arts funding is more important now than ever

    In 2013, Jessica Botelho-Urbanski wrote in The Uniter’s Urban Issue that Winnipeg could be improved with more arts funding. Unfortunately, arts funding is again on the chopping block in the municipal budget this year, facing a 10 per cent decrease.

  • Arts briefs

    Global pandemic // Free streaming services // Take an online tour of a museum // Read books // STAY HOME

  • Lights, dance, action

    Plays like the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s As You Like It demonstrate the success of combining literature with music and choreography to create crowd-pleasing pieces, and they set the stage for others to follow suit.

  • Arts briefs

    Record Sundaze at Barn Hammer // Collage with Takashi Iwasaki // Nothin Butt ‘90s: Freeway // Crywank at Forth // Wheels & Feels // Treaty Talks with Elder Harry Bone

  • Creating art in churches

    Churches form a significant part of the arts venues available in Winnipeg, which may come as a surprise to some. 

  • Arts briefs

    Garland Party! // Transcendent // Craftivism at MAWA // Anthony OKS album release // Sounds of Curtains (now destroyed) // First Fridays - Women, Art & Identity 

  • Canada is good enough

    Although Canada may have a smaller music industry than the United Kingdom or the United States, there are a variety of opportunities to grow here, and there are young artists taking advantage of them.

  • Arts briefs

    Pop Up Drag Show // Sea Moya (Germany) // Micah Erenberg/Slow Leaves // Urban Ecology Walk: Energy and the Cosmic Whole // Keynote: Dr. Otto on ”Gender, Sexuality, & the Bauhaus“ // Decolonizing Lens: Art and Activism

  • A warm family home

    For Ugonna Chigbo, the volunteer co-ordinator at CKUW, the best part of the job is meeting volunteers and bringing their ideas to life.

  • Arts briefs

    Body of Intrigue // Darkroom drop-in // Cream of the Crap IX // Community discussion on public housing // Indigenous Music Showcase // William Prince Matinee

  • Winnipeg from A to G#

    When Winnipeggers think of their city, the first thing that comes to mind is likely not classical music.

  • City briefs

    Divest UWinnipeg launches another campaign // Library research workshop // Indigenous film screening at the WAG // Bell Let’s Talk supports local women’s resource centre // Second beading symposium to take place in Winnipeg // Free Royal Canoe show

  • Arts briefs

    Heartbeat City EP release  // Speaking Crow: February Edition // Sustainable Winnipeg Panel // Lecture by Diane Driedger // Restoration Tuesdays at Cinematheque // Manitoba Music x Real Love Thursday

  • Arts briefs

    Plant This Movie // Pizza fundraiser for Arts Junktion // Winterruption Winnipeg // Sweet on Sustainability // Indigenous Is Not a genre // Two solo exhibitions at Plug In ICA

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