Jared Story

  • When you’re here, you’re family

    By Burton’s moustache, I’m going to punch the next person that suggests this city sucks. Winnipeg doesn’t suck. You suck.

  • Hardcover band

    A few years ago, Winnipeg folk group Sibyl set out performing renditions of Sufjan Stevens and Nathan songs. Although the band soon made the switch to original material, one could argue it’s still a cover band. A hardcover band that is.

  • Vulgar display of (em)power

    In the stand-up comedy world – just like anywhere else – “bombing” is generally a bad thing.

  • Look rock around the clock

    Rock this town – in style.

  • Boundary breaking books

    Charlene Diehl – director of Thin Air 2013 – is determined to change people’s perceptions of what the festival actually is.

  • The ultimate callback

    Jordan Welwood is the Winnipeg finalist in SiriusXM’s Canada’s Next Top Comic competition.

  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

    This summer, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre wants you to “Embrace the F Word.”

  • In Memoriam

    Alex Danyliuk, drummer for Winnipeg band The Revival, passed away unexpectedly on April 12 at the age of 22.

  • A hockey team that’s actually good

    At the time of this writing, the Winnipeg Jets sit at the top of the NHL’s Southeast Division, placing them third in the Eastern Conference standings.

  • Better cycling infrastructure

    More and more people are pedaling their way around the ‘Peg.

  • Liquor laws that are more progressive

    Public alcohol consumption is illegal in Winnipeg.

  • Streaming consciousness

    Winnipeg is home to a number of locally produced podcasts.

  • Geek City

    Geek is the new chic.

  • Clothing choreographer

    When Tiffany Thomas started working at Poppie Clothing, it was completely casual.

  • DIY dress

    Me Made March is a series of weekly workshops on how to make handcrafted clothing, including tights/leggings, scarves, tanks, sack dresses - and even underwear.

  • Granola belt gratitude

    For Laina Hughes, it’s always a beautiful day in the neighbourhood.

  • The ‘Peg abides

    Inspired by the Coen brothers’ 1998 cult classic film, Lebowskipalooza is Canada’s biggest The Big Lebowski-themed event.

  • Wax on, wax off

    Dr. Evil isn’t the only man to prefer a slippery, smooth sack. Dudes everywhere are removing their unwanted body hair, so much so that they created a word for it: manscaping.

  • Forever young

    Yiannis Tsalatsidis wears his heart on his sleeve.

  • Take Flight takes off

    Roll up! Roll up! Take Flight, a new cirque-style aerial acrobatics group, has just started in Winnipeg.

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