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  • Favourite Local Filmmaker

    1. Ryan Steel
    2. TIE: Solmund MacPherson / Jared Adams
    3. Roger Boyer

  • Favourite Local Visual Artist

    1. J.D. Renaud
    2. TIE: Dany Reede / Annie Beach
    3. Hannah Doucet

  • Favourite Local Publication

    1. Stylus
    2. Red Rising Magazine
    3. Honourable mentions:
    The Manitoban / Winnipeg Free Press

  • You won’t see this on TV

    The Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) Leap series is all about the unexpected.

  • Desire Change: A book club

    Once a month, a group of art lovers gathers at MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) to discuss a chapter of Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada.

  • A space to create

    Recording booths. 3D printers. Adobe Creative Suite. All these and much more can be found at the ideaMILL, a dedicated collaborative technology and work space that recently opened in the Millennium Library

  • Creating music in good company

    Songwriting is often viewed as an essentially solitary activity. On Nov. 17, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA) will host a workshop which can help to change that. 

  • Behind the debate

    Ed Ackerman has a knack for headlines. During his 2018 run for mayoral office in Winnipeg, he generated more inscrutable one-liners than all of his many opponents combined.

  • “The style of dance that we do is NAfro.”

    When NAfro Dance Productions founder and artistic director Casimiro Nhussi first came to Winnipeg, he couldn’t find anyone producing the sort of work he wanted to make. So he started making it himself.

  • After CanLit

    Diaspora Dialogues is a Toronto-based organization that runs professional development events for emerging writers and publishes TOK Magazine, a platform for new Canadian writing

  • “A lot of people wonder what goes on in a mosque”

    As kids, sisters and documentary filmmakers Saira and Nilufer Rahman attended Pioneer Mosque, Winnipeg’s first official gathering place for the Islamic community. 

  • Cercle Molière premieres L’Armoire

    Cercle Molière is the oldest continuously running theatre company in Canada, and it shows no sign of breaking its stride. 

  • The Knndy returns

    New music and comedy programming is coming to Kennedy Street, just a stone’s throw from the University of Winnipeg. 

  • Collecting culture for a quarter

    Over the last few years, the Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) has been hosting a 16-millimetre film screening event called Secret Cinema.

  • Expanding gender’s vocal range

    Contralto, American composer Sarah Hennies’ 2017 docu-symphony about trans women’s voices, takes its name from the musical term for “the lowest female singing voice.” 

  • Porn in public

    This Saturday, Kate Sinclaire, a Winnipeg director and producer of the adult cinema site Ciné Sinclaire, will pack people into her third-floor Exchange District studio to watch pornography.

  • Nuit Noire AfroPeg celebrates Black artists

    “Obviously, Nuit Blanche wasn’t named ... after white people,” local poet Chimwemwe Undi says. 

  • Thin Air Writers Festival set to fly at high altitudes

    As the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writers Festival enters its 23rd year, director Charlene Diehl is searching for new ideas, new voices and new experiences.

  • ArtsJunktion provides accessible arts supplies and education

    Walking into ArtsJunktion for the first time tends to change people. 

  • Too Attached

    “So, sister/brother duo, how’s that going?” Shamik Bilgi, one-half of the electronic music project Too Attached, asks. His sister Vivek Shraya laughs, leans into the mic and says, “Ask my therapist.

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