Naaman Sturrup

  • Setting tones and stepping stones

    Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery’s newest exhibit features original works from one of the most prominent Anishinaabe artists of his time and the creator of the Woodland School of Art, Norval Morrisseau.

  • Nuit Blanche shines through

    The Culture Days festival, particularly Nuit Blanche, may look different this year, but their essential intentions remain the same.

  • Bringing African cinema to Winnipeg screens

    Despite its name, the African Movie Festival in Manitoba (AMFM) offers much more than film screenings.

  • Music does not stop

    Although this year has seen a major shift that impacts every part of life, one band is making it their mission to push through and maintain their goal.

  • It’s time to move

    With social distancing, proper handwashing and self-isolation remaining as crucial preventive practices to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Winnipeg’s Athletic Therapy Centre (ATC) and its Department of Recreation Services have created programs to aid in physical wellness.

  • Flipping the script

    Writers have a talent for tapping into imagination, and despite their chosen genre, skillfully put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) to create an immersive reading experience. Though their talents are displayed on each page, their background and journey into the literary world are often reserved for memoirs.

  • Back to the ... present?

    Currently sporting a 100 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, James vs. His Future Self, which is slated to be released on April 3 on iTunes and VOD, has impressed both audiences and critics. Jonas Chernick, writer and lead actor, says “As we are about to open across Canada, given what is happening in the world right now, I feel that the scenes in this movie are suddenly more important and timelier.

  • Crazy, Winnipeg, love

    Best known for his award-winning films Inertia and My Awkward Sexual Adventure, director Sean Garrity brings a fresh look at romantic-comedy films with his new feature I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight, highlighting Winnipeg in a very special way.

  • Lights, dance, action

    Plays like the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s As You Like It demonstrate the success of combining literature with music and choreography to create crowd-pleasing pieces, and they set the stage for others to follow suit.

  • The true craic of St. Patrick’s Day

    Decorations, parades and even beer will soon be green, as Winnipeggers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.

  • One last look at Alootook

    For its second art exhibit of the year, Gallery 1C03 hosts Carleton University’s (CU) Walking Both Sides of an Invisible Border.

  • Canada is good enough

    Although Canada may have a smaller music industry than the United Kingdom or the United States, there are a variety of opportunities to grow here, and there are young artists taking advantage of them.

  • Filmmaking ain’t for everybody

    Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler are successful Black directors, and their journeys can point to an idealistic future where all directors, regardless of race and gender, can have fruitful careers.

  • CRITIPEG: Varda by Agnès

    Mass appeal and major box office earnings are often used to gauge a director’s success, but there are other ways to make an impact in film.

  • Dance Evolution

    Dance, a physically demanding art form, can offer a unique, emotionally dynamic experience where both performers and audience members contribute energy to the art piece. Animal Triste is a dance piece that creates this kind of dynamic atmosphere.

  • The power of a home-cooked meal

    Food preparation and production is arguably as important as the ingredients used.

  • The three rules of fight clubs in Winnipeg

    “The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.”

  • Shakespeare, through a different lens

    With the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s Masters Playwright Festival coming to an end in 2020, its focus is on none other than famous playwright William Shakespeare.

  • A different look at disabilities

    Although The Scream by Edward Munch and The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh are considered by some to be two of the world’s most revered art pieces, more focus is often placed on the art than the experiences and health issues of these artists.

  • The daytime event

    The Rady Jewish Community Centre kicks off 2020 on a high note as it presents Music ‘N’ Mavens for its 22nd consecutive year. Founding producer Karla Berbrayer says she started this event because of a need for diverse programming in Winnipeg.

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