“I’ve been in Winnipeg my whole life. I only started liking it a year ago."
“Sparkle and shine. That’s what I love. That’s the theme of my life.”
About two years ago, multi-disciplinary media artist duo Julie Gendron and Emma Hendrix were visiting Iceland when they got an email about a job opportunity.
When conductor/percussionist Julian Pellicano found out he was going to be the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s new resident conductor five years ago, he booked a three-day house-hunting trip.
“We’re always classically – sadly – ahead of our time.”
“I recently found out that Heather has the greatest rise and fall of popularity in history of any woman’s name. In the late ’80s, it got extremely popular, and now nobody’s named Heather ever.”
Kelly Amaujaq Fraser just moved to Winnipeg in September to start a new position with the Aboriginal School of Dance.
Adam Araujo and Victoria King began their cohabitation this past February.
“I’ve got unfinished business here."
Psychiatrist, cultural theorist, author and performance artist Jeanne Randolph lives in an updated heritage building in Winnipeg’s Exchange District.
Having lived and worked all over the world, Chilean-born artist/curator Alex Keim just can’t get enough of Winnipeg.
Leanne Shumka, the University of Winnipeg’s awards and financial aid manager, met Darryl Reilly, musician and co-host of CKUW’s newly retired local music variety show ‘Peg City Groove, while studying at the institution in the early 2000s.
This castle is relatively new for this Winnipeg power couple.
Contemporary dance artist and DJ Rachelle Bourget has a simple motto for her downtown home: “Nothing new.
Cultural economist Alan Freeman’s career has spanned the fields of politics and art, multiple countries and several decades.
Filmmaker Damien Ferland’s work often deals with the absurd and comedic.
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.