Kristy Hoffman

  • Safe and affordable

    Two Winnipeg-based organizations are banding together to renovate an apartment building in Winnipeg’s West End to create affordable, dignified housing for people living with mental illness.

  • The meaning behind the fashion madness

    “And buying three of these will not even make you a shallow bitch!”

  • Documentary profiles life and creativity of Montreal musician

    Eighteen disorderly specks of film comprise The Socalled Movie, a documentary film written and directed by Garry Beitel profiling the life and creativity of Montreal-based musician Josh Dolgin (a.k.a. Socalled).

  • The race is on

    With the October municipal election fast approaching and candidates announcing warring visions for the future of Winnipeg, the slow-moving civic campaign has finally begun to pick up some speed.

  • Heavy Falls the Night

    Following up the 2009 release of Parkdale, Heavy Falls the Night captures Toronto’s Elizabeth Shepherd at her finest as a vocalist, pianist, lyricist and producer.

  • Giving birth to babies and books

    Love, nature, the city and being knocked up are all central themes in the poetry comprising Hump, a collection by Winnipeg writer Ariel Gordon.
    Mindfully crafted with language that is simple and engaging, it is the first full book of poetry the 37-year-old has published. It is preceded only by two chapbooks: 2008’s The Navel Gaze and 2009’s Guidelines: Malaysia & Indonesia, 1999.