Volume 67, Number 21

Published February 28, 2013

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  • The ‘Peg abides

    Inspired by the Coen brothers’ 1998 cult classic film, Lebowskipalooza is Canada’s biggest The Big Lebowski-themed event.

  • Granola belt gratitude

    For Laina Hughes, it’s always a beautiful day in the neighbourhood.

  • DIY dress

    Me Made March is a series of weekly workshops on how to make handcrafted clothing, including tights/leggings, scarves, tanks, sack dresses - and even underwear.

  • Cheap dates for cheapskates: Volume Two

    Having received many positive reviews from broke friends and readers about the first installment of “Cheap dates for cheapskates,” published in the Jan. 10 issue of The Uniter, it seemed about time for a follow-up article - this one a little more suited to springtime.

  • Drawn and plastered

    Holly Halftone may have masterminded the aptly named Drawn and Plastered events herself just over a year ago, but the enduring success of her drink-and-draw parties has been a consistent team effort.

  • Minister of Health responds to accusations that Birth Centre is a failure

    Amid media criticism over low usage rates during its first 15 months of operation, Manitoba minister of health Theresa Oswald is defending the city’s first midwife-run Birth Centre, arguing it gives the province a competitive edge in the race to recruit health-care workers.

  • Rethinking Republican

    The reelection of Barack Obama in November 2012 proved a two-sided coin in American political life.

  • Wesmen men’s basketball team advances to final four in playoffs

    They finally did it.

  • Lebowskipalooza - How do you feel about The Dude’s drink of choice, White Russian cocktails?

    Lebowskipalooza is this weekend. How do you feel about The Dude’s drink of choice, White Russian cocktails?

  • Local News Briefs

    Winnipeg seeing organic food boom; Goodbye city-owned arena; PAYS not paying off; Traffic tickets costing taxpayers

  • International News Briefs

    General strike in Greece; North Korea threatens more nuclear tests; Opposition to ANC in South Africa; Women’s status elevating in Saudi Arabia

  • Who produced it?

    Steve Albini. Howard Bilerman. Rick Rubin. Jon Brion. Phil Spector. These are the names of some of the most innovative, beloved and notorious record producers/recording engineers of all time. What’s in a name though and what do they think about capturing that perfect sound? Do they help shape the musician’s vision? And - that question no musician really wants to know the answer to - how much is this gonna cost?

  • Fashion Streeter

    The outfit is kind of like a canvas. If it doesn’t feel right it means I have to change it.
  • Remembering “Citizen Nick”

    It’s Monday, March 4, several hours after longtime Winnipeg activist Nick Ternette, 68, died peacefully in the palliative care unit at St. Boniface General Hospital.