On Thursday, August 21, Sarah Tichborne hadn’t planned to walk home through torrential rain in shorts, sneakers and a gym shirt.
The ability to become invisible is a highly sought after characteristic for local photographer Chris Friesen.
For many, the familiar journey down Pembina Highway will forever be the sole road that leads to farm fresh produce, warm bread, hot coffee and Saturday morning entertainment.
Having true style isn’t just about following what’s “in”, it’s about being one step ahead AND creating what everyone will want (even if they don’t know it yet). Peter Takis, 19, is the owner of BLACKLI$T, a new apparel and accessories shop that is the new go-to store for urban tastemakers in Winnipeg.
In the decade since its inception, Speaking Crow has had a number of locations around Winnipeg. Founded by Tanis McDonald, the poetry open mic has lived at Frame Arts Warehouse, Pop Sodas (RIP) and now finds its home at the Carol Shields Auditorium in the Millennium Public Library.
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.
In Winnipeg, a city in which “winter only service” had to be extended until the end of April this year, Handi-Transit is an invaluable service, especially during those harsh winter months.
Winnipeg’s parade by-law is being taken to task by three protesters who were arrested for parading without a permit in conjunction with a demonstration held on Sept 17, 2012.
At first glance, Manitoba seems to have a pretty good foot in the craft-beer-industry-door: we have two great local breweries, Half Pints and Fort Garry, the annual Flatlanders beer festival is held in June, and Barley Brothers, Winnipeg’s only craft beer pub, was an instant success.
This May 7 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre, the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards will honour Manitoba women who’ve made outstanding contributions to their community.
Where is Winnipeg?
How did our streets succumb to potholes? How did we get here?
What do you think of the Juno awards being hosted by Winnipeg this year?
If you’re looking for a warm-up event before JUNO week, look no further than Spur Festival, which runs March 20 – 23. Now in its second year, the annual festival of politics, art and ideas kicks off in Winnipeg before continuing the dialogue across the country.
When a hair salon closed its doors at the corner of Banning Street and Portage Avenue two years ago, chef Cam Tran saw an opportunity to open a restaurant only blocks away from where he grew up. For Tran, though, it was important that this restaurant fulfill more than the basic necessity for bodily functioning.
Union Sound Hall has been known to host a diverse range of events since its opening a few short months ago. That’s why Ben Chafe and his sister, Chloe, felt it was the perfect place to host Bangarang, an event geared toward the new generation of LGBTQ* youth and anyone with an open mind who wants to have fun.
Winnipeg has the largest urban population of Aboriginal people in Canada, and more than 12% of the University of Winnipeg’s students are Aboriginal.
The UWSA recently had its election. What do you think of student government?
In the weeks following The Uniter’s critique of WindCity, the recently released web series that credits Winnipeg as a main character, many local filmmakers weighed in with their opinions. Though it is generally agreed upon that WindCity portrays an unfamiliar experience for most people in the arts scene, it has served to encourage those who have their own voice to add to the mix.