September is a busy month for renters and landlords in Winnipeg, with an influx of out-of-province students, folks returning from summer jobs outside of the city and first-time renters moving out of their childhood homes.
The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp (when it isn’t smoke from forest fires), and everyone is gearing up to go back to school! Except me. And maybe you?
Annual Great Rock Climb // Our Place Safe Space fundraiser // Fifth Annual Poutine Cup // Beet Happening to close its doors // Absolutely Fabulous Friday // Refurbished bike sale
FemFest returns! This September, Sarasvàti Productions' annual festival of feminist theatre is back with an exciting lineup of local and international artists – and a new tagline.
Fat Babes Dance Collective founder Laura Elliott was tired of never seeing fat bodies performing dance in Winnipeg
An artichoke-lidded urn glows on a gold-rimmed glass table nestled in a paisley-striped alcove. Two inverted bell sconces hung above the table begin to look like eyes, and suddenly, a portrait of a square and muted clown emerges.
Winnipeg artist Sister Grimace, with help from Aaron Funk and Joanne Pollock, delivers a mystic ambient trip with her debut release Exorcise Shorts.
Shoot Some 16mm — A 16mm film workshop // Shining Tapestry // Secret Cinema with david Knipe // Prairie Art Book Fair // Ms Pat at Rumor's // Leaving Impressionists at the WAG
This castle is relatively new for this Winnipeg power couple.
With this issue, The Uniter is officially 73 years old. None of us here now were there when it started, but we do have the archives to remind us of our humble roots.
In early September, the buildings that have housed a skeletal crew of university staff (alongside a peppering of faculty and spring/summer students through the warmer months) return to their formerly bustling state.
With the arrival of summer, many Manitobans are gearing up to spend as much time as possible outdoors.
Aug. 15 to 19 // FIfty years ago, an innovative travel trailer was launched in Winnipeg. While Boler trailers are no longer manufactured, their design style - two moulded fibreglass shells fused along a centre line - has been adopted by over 40 companies since, and the travel lifestyle they birthed has amassed a cult following.
Aug. 10 to 12 // Melita was dubbed the Banana Capital of Manitoba by Manitoba Agro-Meteorologists because it is usually the warmest spot in the province.
Aug. 10 to 12 // Getting in touch with yourself can be a transformative experience. The I Am festival is dedicated to helping people achieve this goal.
While there's been no shortage of newer festivals joining the summer schedule, a few notable festivals have wound down in the last year.
July 28 to 29 // Cooks Creek is best known for its grotto, a provincial and national historic site. It looks like a fortress but has built caves on the inside.
July 12 to 14 // The inaugural Frog Follies festival was marked by a (brief) royal visit in 1970. It was launched to celebrate St-Pierre-Jolys' francophone heritage, which is how the frogs came in.
July 7 to 8 // It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a plane that flies like a bird. It's the Manitoba Airshow!
July 6 to 7 // The go-karts speeding around the track for the St-Labre 200 may be a mix of cutting-edge and scrapyard builds, but they'll all have one thing in common: none of the karts will be more than 24 hours old