Volume 67, Number 19

Published February 7, 2013

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  • Get out your ice-cycle

    Ice Bike, a frigid, dead-of-winter (yet lively and fun) bicycle race, was pioneered in Winnipeg.

  • Put on your poodle skirt

    “Frank Sinatra would hang out here.”

  • Forever young

    Yiannis Tsalatsidis wears his heart on his sleeve.

  • Take a walk on the wild side, lovers

    Quit stressing yourself with those phone calls to guarantee a dinner reservation on Valentine’s Day. And while puffy pink bouquets are impressive at first sight, you’ll be sad to learn flowers eventually wither and die.

  • Heart-wrenchingly hilarious

    It’s not everyday that a gruesome break-up spawns an art exhibition in its honour.

  • Day jobs are for musicians

    Chantel Marostica is a full-time comedian and wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • A darkly cinematic new aesthetic

    Congratulations - you’ve stopped looking at This Hisses drummer JP Perron’s moustache in the above photo long enough to read this article. We couldn’t blame you if you stopped reading right now to keep looking at it, though.

  • Band of brothers

    Joey Landreth, lead singer and guitarist for new Winnipeg rock trio The Bros. Landreth, is in the recording studio working on the band’s debut album when The Uniter calls.

  • “Have you heard my friend’s band?”

    Yeah, it’s February, but it took a while to compile this list.

  • It’s the economy, stupid: The case for Martha Hall Findlay as Liberal leader

    National Post columnist Andrew Coyne recently stated that political moderation is often a discussion of tone rather than substantive policy.

  • Alternative media plays crucial role

    Getting into the media is a big deal.

  • Theatre students explore identity and human connection in Seven Doors

    The University of Winnipeg’s third-year acting honours class is set to begin performances of Botho Strauss’s Seven Doors on Feb. 12.

  • Post-secondary exploitation

    Are universities exploiting undergraduate students?

  • Cooperation between NDP, Liberals flies in the face of democratic values

    I have a confession to make.

  • Three things you missed at the second Liberal leadership debate

    This past weekend, the newly renovated Metropolitan Theatre at 281 Donald St. played host to the second debate between nine candidates vying for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada, bringing with it a fair share of controversy.

  • Local News Briefs

    Outlaws outlawed; Lake Winnipeg world’s most threatened; Mine moving forward despite objections; Martin sets sights on nickel, quarter

  • International News Briefs

    Ahmadinejad the astronaut; Assassinations and amusement; Singapore cartel centre of football match-fixing probe; Union decries minimum wage hikes

  • City upholds field rental fee hike

    A Winnipeg sports organization is upset over a 105 per cent fee hike to rent public fields in the new civic budget, which, in spite of an appeal, was upheld by a city council vote last week.

  • Winnipeg Film Group planning relocation, new building project

    After more than 25 years in the Artspace Building, the Winnipeg Film Group is eyeing a move out of downtown.

  • U of W pension commitments experience unprecedented increase

    The University of Winnipeg’s pension commitments have increased by an unprecedented $3 million this year.

  • Fashion Streeter

    Whatever comes to my dreams.