Since 1986, the Neon Factory has served triple duty: it makes new signs, restores old ones and preserves treasures of Winnipeg’s past. This spirit of preservation is on full display in the North End home of its founder Mike Wolchock and photographer Allison Slessor.
Musician Kathryn Kerr’s creative path from jazz saxophonist to dream pop singer-songwriter isn’t a hiked trail; it’s a literal railroad.
Katlin Mathison takes music very seriously. The singer-songwriter, who performs under the moniker Okay Mann, started out with typical high school rock band gigs in his hometown of Brandon.
David A. Robertson isn’t just one of Winnipeg’s most prolific authors (he’s had more than 20 books published since 2008) – he’s also one of its most eclectic.
Alexa Potashnik’s passion for activism began at the University of Winnipeg.
Erin Meagan Schwartz describes both her and Angelica Schwartz - no relation - as creative people who do a lot of interdisciplinary art work, but mostly performance based art.
Kent Davies is a campus staple at the University of Winnipeg. He’s worked on campus in a number of capacities over the years (including a four-year stint as the chair of the Mouseland Press’ Board of Directors, that oversees The Uniter).
When it comes to Winnipeg’s film industry, Ian Bawa has worked in basically every possible corner.
Sonya Ballantyne is at the forefront of Winnipeg’s new wave of Indigenous cinema.
James Korba and Jessica Nagy have only been living together since August, but the couple says that a theme to their home has quickly emerged.
Ashley Burdett spends her days as a hairstylist and her nights as a stand-up comedian.
The term “musician” feels too vague to sum up Mitch Dorge’s accomplishments.
Tesia Rhind is quickly becoming one of Winnipeg’s most-talked-about tattoo apprentices.
Propagandhi has always been a political band. Since their inception in 1986, the group has embraced an anarcho-punk ethos centred on social justice that seems especially relevant in 2017. However, bassist and vocalist Todd Kowalski says that 2017 is business as usual for Propagandhi.
Ever since she began playing music in high school, local musician Bailee Woods has stuck by one key philosophy: give your bands weird names.
After spending most of the last year out of town on tour, bassist Ashley Au is ready for some home time.
Teaching has been a constant factor in the lives of George Buri and Jennifer Cheslock. Buri, a history educator at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg, first began teaching in 2009, shortly before Cheslock moved on from her gig as a high school art teacher to work in theatre.
“I don’t think our exes should be exiled.” This is the core sentiment behind Loverboys, the new solo exhibition by visual artist Carrie Bryson.
When Dr. Annette Trimbee moved to Winnipeg in 2014, finding the right neighbourhood was a bit of a Goldilocks-and-the-Three Bears situation.
It’s instantly clear when walking into Malaikah Rang’inya’s home that she has a passion for décor.