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.
Royal Canoe embark on city-wide house party
“Stuff. You collect stuff along the way.” Fred Penner makes this offhanded remark in reference to his Osborne Village home, which is adorned with mementos, knick-knacks and heirlooms from a remarkable life in art and music.
Kate Sinclaire has created a feminist, body-positive indie porn empire. Through her websites Cherrystems and the newly launched Ciné Sinclaire, she’s creating empowering erotic material on her own inclusive terms.
Ro Walker Mills radiates optimism. The 26-year-old hip hop artist and LGBT* advocate’s Riverview home is a reflection of his personality: full of hope and positivity.
The downtown home of Andrew Eastman and Anthony Nelson is clearly a space inhabited by two people who live and breathe art.