Volume 67, Number 2

Published September 12, 2012

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  • Elegantly WAISTED

    “I’m drunk off the ‘90s,” Chelsea Neufeld laughs, throwing her head back.

  • A new twist on an old favourite

    It’s that time again.

  • Paper, ink and glue

    These days, everyone and their mom has a blog.

  • A decade of FemFest

    Winnipeg’s theatre scene changed in 2000 when Hope McIntyre moved to this city.

  • Sharing his passion for Lake Winnipeg

    Since the 1960s Louis Bakó has been traveling to, and marveling at the sheer vastness and beauty of, Lake Winnipeg.

  • She’s a little bit country, she’s a little bit rock ‘n’ roll

    It’s not quite a truck stop, but Lindi Ortega is hanging out in a hotel room in Nashville, Tennessee, waiting for the phone to ring.

  • Local singer-songwriter Renée Lamoureux goes solo with I Fall for You

    Renée Lamoureux’s first solo disc, the very personal I Fall for You, is the result of a five-year journey to build confidence in her personal sound.

  • Madchild: Done with the sickness

    If you’re anything like this writer, when you think of Canadian hip-hop artist Shane Bunting, a.k.a. Madchild, you think of him the way he appeared in the video for Steppin’ Thru, the 2002 hit single by his acclaimed group Swollen Members: standing poolside in the summertime, tufts of blonde hair spilling out from under his ball cap, the sun shining down on him as he spits rhymes without a care in the world.

  • Human rights hypocrisy

    I received the call around the middle of August, during a week I had planned to take away from my news duties at CKUW.

  • A timeless system of ethics

    I believe in chivalry.

  • Walking together against victim-blaming

    By now, most of us are familiar with SlutWalk, the global movement triggered last year after Toronto police constable Michael Sanguinetti told a group at York University that women should avoid dressing like “sluts” in order to not be victimized.

  • My West End walk

    On a cold January evening, after missing my bus on my way to class, I decide to walk through my West End neighbourhood.

  • ‘For the love of the game’

    Baseball is America’s pastime, but after taking a good crack in their first season, the Wesmen men have established themselves firmly as Manitoba’s university team.

  • Wesmen Briefs

    Women struggle in regular season openers; Men end weekend with disappointing 0–1–1 record

  • Kicked to the mat, but not down for the count

    The airwaves of Winnipeg’s 92.9 KICK-FM have gone dead, but buzz around the station’s rebirth keeps getting stronger.

  • Sportsplex sod turning the beginning of uncertain era

    The University of Winnipeg’s UNITED Health & RecPlex sounds like a dream come true. But will it live up to its promises?

  • Robberies at Y-Not: nothing to worry about?

    When his Ellice Avenue store was robbed this July, manager Jay Baik Na was alone behind the counter.

  • International News Briefs

    Al-Shabab presents slain enemies to local Somalis; Hong Kong scraps mandatory classes after protests; Cameron shuffles cabinet; Japan investing in new land; U.S. sanctions hurting Iranian healthcare

  • Chief concerns

    As Keith McCaskill prepares to leave his post as Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service, the time has come for citizens and officers alike— as well as McCaskill himself— to assess the top cop’s five-year legacy.

  • Big business too big?

    To Joel Bakan, corporations are the economic and social trademarks of contemporary North American society— and they’re occupying a very powerful role.

  • Local News Briefs

    Royal Albert reopening delayed; Rent control guidelines updated; Mild winter costs Hydro $6M; Pallister wins leadership, shuffles SHADOW cabinet

  • What do you think of the Spence Street construction?

    What do you think of the Spence Street construction? Are you excited for the results?

  • Fashion Streeter

    Edgy Grandmas?