Green leaves are growing back, the city is bubbling with activity, there are more jovial faces on the streets, and there is no need to layer up, because it is nice out! How about channeling all those summer vibes into a place poem or an ekphrastic poem?
While they do boast one local favourite as a headliner (Begonia), the co-artistic directors of Real Love Summer Fest are focusing on bringing “out-of-the-box artists” to the small festival in Teulon, Man.
Folklorama started in 1970 as a one-time celebration of Manitoba’s centennial and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The festival is known as the world’s largest and longest-running cultural festival.
Follow the Sun off the Grid Yoga Festival is in its third year of offering a one-day festival at Eternal Springs, just south of Lenore, Man.
The Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition, Manitoba’s only professional rodeo, has its roots in the town of Morris, Man.
The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is in its 32nd year, and Chuck McEwen, the festival producer, says they try to make the festival accessible and affordable to everyone in the community and visitors.
The Winnipeg Folk Festival is now in its 46th year and features a variety of musical genres.
Ego Spank will play at Heart of the Nation.
Over the last year, I’ve been contemplating the distance between not drinking and being sober, and that gap shows up even more prominently when it comes to summer activities, especially festivals.
This year marks the 17th anniversary of the Flatlander’s Beer Festival, an event in support of the True North Youth Foundation.
The countdown for the 30th edition of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival has already started. The six-day festival begins on June 18 with an event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
For a weekly paper, when we’re putting together an issue that will be out in the world for a full three months, it’s a big deal! The scope is wide, and we have a lot to tell you.
Manitoba is currently in the grips of multiple health crises.
Earlier this year, the provincial government launched a campaign to try and attract nurses to Manitoba.
The University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) 2019 general election was held from March 4 to 6. The election saw favourable results for the UWSA Empower Slate, who were voted into the executive team positions. This year’s election also showed a significantly lower voter turnout than past years’ general elections.
The tourist-friendly vision of Winnipeg is a little more polished than the version many of us encounter daily.
Different vignettes of city life are visible from different levels - on foot, on buses, on a bike, from a car.
The Government of Manitoba’s new budget will cut the provincial sales tax (PST) from 8 per cent to 7 per cent, increase the amount of basic tax exemption and significantly decrease funding to programs and organizations reliant on provincial support.
Jeremy Dutcher won once, but spoke twice.
Amidst the monsoon-like flood of rap music drops in springtime, a truly vast sum of releases are dropped, resulting from the solidarity of Winnipeg’s bitter cold.