Volume 67, Number 18

Published January 30, 2013

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  • The luthier of La Rivière

    For about 15 years, Jeremy Hamm has been crafting custom built guitars and mandolins, his Hamm-tone brand played by the likes of Del Barber, Nathan’s Keri Latimer and Grant Siemens of Corb Lund and The Hurtin’ Albertans.

  • Get your pesos worth

    La Bamba is heating things up.

  • Take Flight takes off

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

  • Fashion Streeter

    I like being unusual.
  • No man could define him

    Winston Washington Moxam was well known and beloved in the Winnipeg film community.

  • Winnipeg Folk Festival cancels Young Artists Program

    For eight years, the Winnipeg Folk Festival’s Young Artists Program was an unparalleled experience for festival-goers, participants and organizers alike.

  • Friends in low places: Winnipeg’s Lower Companions will get you through it

    Local folk rock outfit The Lower Companions released its second recording, the six-song EP Lock & Step, in November.

  • Klachefsky and Boats and Hall and Oates?

    Last March, local indie pop weirdos Boats released a video of themselves recording their new album. Perhaps the most compelling footage shows lead singer/guitarist Mat Klachefsky decked out in gloves, safety goggles and a helmet, smashing a guitar with a hammer in order to get the desired sound for that particular part of the album.

  • Firing of teacher with porn past exposes bigotry

    Apparently doing porn makes a person undeserving of respect.

  • Our First Nations people

    I am born from Upper Canada settlers who came to Manitoba for the land.

  • Student loan privacy breach puts students at risk

    The federal government waited too long to tell more than 500,000 Canadian students that a hard drive containing detailed personal information had gone missing, a local information ethics and privacy expert says.

  • West Broadway Community Organization is one for the people

    The West Broadway Community Organization is hoping to get seniors and youth working together to improve their neighbourhood.

  • In search of a solution to domestic violence

    A recently launched provincial campaign is working to stop violence against women.

  • Corydon Avenue business owners want say in new plan

    Corydon Avenue business owners want to know why they’re being left out of the information loop.

  • International News Briefs

    Syrian refugees trying to make their way out; North Korea threatens the US; Ethics of drone attacks under investigation; Troops move into Mali

  • Local News Briefs

    Downtown casino in the works for years; Winnipeg bus company sells shares; Biker sentenced for murder of rival gang leader; Paddlewheel closes for good

  • South African photo project documents unique cycling culture

    When Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler decided to set off on a journey across their native South Africa through 2010 and 2011 to document the nation’s commuter bike culture, they knew they were in search of something elusive.

  • What do you think of Winnipeg’s cycling culture?

    What do you think of Winnipeg’s cycling culture? Is Winnipeg a hospitable environment for cyclists?