Volume 67, Number 23

Published March 14, 2013

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  • Geek City

    Geek is the new chic.

  • Looks good on paper

    Meat, potatoes and corn were all I knew about Peruvian food before eating at La Rica Vicky.

  • Gimme gimme documentary film

    Surely you’ve listened to at least one person’s rant about documentaries being grand camouflages of reality, journalistic failures or tedious viewer experiences.

  • The next next wave of alt-country

    On the eve of White Ash Falls’s Canadian tour, front man Andy Bishop is spending the precious moments he has left at home in Vancouver, cuddling with his dog.

  • Indiegogoing the distance

    Since forming in April 2012, local melodic punk group Distances have released an EP and opened up for Pennsylvania punks Title Fight.

  • Calgary’s Go For The Eyes tour in support of new EP, Six Through Twelve

    Alberta pop-rock machine Go For The Eyes has been making big sounds for almost three years, but its latest EP, the six-song Six Through Twelve (out at the end of this month), is the first of three recordings the band is truly proud of.

  • Hometown heroes KEN mode remain grounded despite international success

    After 16 years spent climbing the echelons of heavy metal hierarchy, it’s safe to say that Winnipeg-bred noise-rock trio KEN mode have far surpassed “local band” status.

  • Discipline and publish

    On Jan. 25, Hamilton resident Ken Stone greeted an unexpected pair of visitors at his door. It was the Canadian Secret Intelligence Service (CSIS) knocking.
    Unfortunately, it was not an isolated incident.

  • UWSA increasingly out of touch with students

    As students prepare to vote in this week’s University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) general election, they should ask themselves whether the organization has given them much reason to participate.

  • UWSA executive on track for major turnover in snake eyes election

    Call it snake eyes - this year’s University of Winnipeg Students’ Association election will see the organization’s presidency go uncontested, while the rest of the electoral slate only features a single incumbent.

  • UWSA budget sets stage for future changes

    When the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) vice president internal Andree Forest presents the organization’s budget at its Annual General Meeting later this month, she will do so with the knowledge that big changes are just over the horizon.

  • Wesmen Briefs

    Wesmen wrestle away gold, silver at CIS championship; Cunningham named all-star

  • Local group urges city to engage in further discussion of Arlington Bridge reno

    A city report has reignited debate between social advocates, city councillors and federal politicians about the future of two overlapping examples of Winnipeg at its aesthetic worst - the Arlington Street Bridge and the Canadian Pacific Railway yards.

  • Teens becoming more estranged from downtown?

    With its scattered mix of familiar watering holes, charming dive bars and nightclubs, downtown Winnipeg is a favourite entertainment destination for adults across the city.

  • U of W plans to restructure founding faculty

    The University of Winnipeg has announced plans to phase out its Faculty of Theology in an effort to curb costs.

  • Ooh, foxy lady

    Walking through the pink door at The Foxy Shoppe will undoubtedly lead to a fun and truly empowering experience for anyone who loves glamour, glitter and all things girly.