In dialogue about stress management and self-care, there’s often an emphasis on separating work life and home life. But for housemates Caroline Thiessen and Christopher Oates, blurring the line between home and work has been a positive move.
For our online exclusive edition of Whose House, we offer a glimpse into the making of your weekly paper, by way of our planners.
For Winnipeg Free Press reporter Melissa Martin and freelance photographer Greg Gallinger, home ownership has been a slow process of rolling back the 1980s.
For some, record collecting is merely an obsession that leads to shrinking wallets and disappearing apartment space. But for Amanda Stefaniuk, the host of UMFM’s Mondo Hollywood, it’s also lead to years of radio experience.
André Lewis is a spontaneous kind of guy. The artistic director of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) has been with the company for more than 40 years, but he says he may never have wound up with them if not for a fluke.
Hardy Groening didn’t set out to create a neighbourhood legend. He built it in stages over the years, adding elements according to whimsy or to celebrate family members’ life events.
Four years ago, when musician Jason Tait moved back to Winnipeg after more than a decade in Toronto, he went about converting his detached garage into a home studio.
When it comes to keeping a venue running efficiently, one’s work doesn’t always fit into a neat job description. Such is the case for Kevin Mozdzen, the wizard of The Park Theatre.
Dana Smith and Tim Gray are as busy in the Winnipeg comedy scene as one can be. In addition to their own individual standup careers, Gray and Smith make up two-fifths of local sketch troupe H.U.N.K.S., performing live and recording a weekly podcast.
For visual artists Diana Thorneycroft and Michael Boss, it isn’t always easy to keep work at work. Despite the fact that both artists have studios, their Wolseley home is still pleasantly overflowing with art supplies and works in progress.
Filmmaker and educator Kevin Nikkel has built a career exploring local history. While his prolific portfolio also includes animation and drama, his primary focus is documentary filmmaking.
Alex Kohut started his career in vintage clothing as a thrifting wunderkind. The 23-year-old, who runs The Vintage Saint shop on Albert Street, got into the game at a young age.
For visual artist Chris Redekop, collaboration is the key to creativity.
For local graphic artist Hely Schumann, everything comes back to illustration. Despite a diverse and accomplished portfolio, Schumann still credits her first love to getting her where she is today.
Erin Cornelius loves the house she bought five years ago, but she didn’t buy it just for her own enjoyment.
The Uniter staff cat-bombs you with cute cat photos of our cats
It’s a classic punk rock story. Start a band, learn to play your instruments. In that order. For local punk outfit WHIP, it was the way to go, according to vocalist Ferro Bonham and guitarist Steve Krysko.
Local hip-hop artist Ari i.Q. has walked a long road to where he is today.
Winnipeg is a city where most creative people can be described as having a “diverse portfolio.” But, even by those standards, Tannis Kelm has a remarkably diverse portfolio.
Singer-songwriter and photographer Emily Senyk’s home is part of a story of personal triumph.