Paul Hodgert

Business manager  

  • Gimli International Film Festival

    Heading into their 24th year, the Gimli International Film Festival (GIFF) shows no signs of slowing down.

  • What lies beyond the perimeter

    Winnipeg is a crime-infested cesspool, where danger lurks around every corner – especially downtown.

  • Between and beyond YA

    Fentanyl. Abandonment. Sexuality. Bears?

  • A tale of two sports cities

    On Jan. 31, Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans were greeted by a cryptic Instagram post showing a fur coat and cowboy hat hanging on an armoire. The only word in the post was “soon.” Bomber fans knew this could only mean one thing.

  • Eulogy for a ‘Shy Guy’

    In music, there are many people who leave an indelible mark on the culture but, due to various circumstances, do not become household names. The Canadian music industry lost one such person when Chad Allan died on Nov. 21, 2023 at the age of 80.

  • Favourite Winnipegger abroad

    1. Chris Jericho

    2. Guy Maddin

    3. Brit Kornell

  • Favourite local athlete

    1. Brady Oliveira (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

    2. Bobby Schink (wrestler)

    3. Connor Hellebuyck (Winnipeg Jets)

  • On the darker, snarky side of life

    In a city awash with craft fairs and flea markets, someone new is trying something a little different.

  • Favourite Winnipegger abroad

    1. Neil Young
    2. Kenny Omega / Britney Kornel (tie)

  • They might be coming to Winnipeg

    After more than 30 years as a group, it can be difficult to keep the creative process interesting. Formed in 1982 by “The Johns,” John Flansburgh and John Linnell, They Might Be Giants have been recording and touring together for most of their lives.

  • Favourite Local Album

    1. Something Got Lost Between Here and the Orbit (Royal Canoe)
    2. Tie: Winter Wheat (John K. Samson) / Forgiver (Yes We Mystic)
    3. Rushing River (Tin Can Bandits)

  • Home to the City of Ghosts

    Musician Sierra Noble returns with new sounds.

  • Cruise to the end of the world

    Synth-pop duo Leisure Cruise coming to Winnipeg