Volume 68, Number 2

Published September 11, 2013

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  • Circle Heads

    New Comic: Circle Heads

  • Give Peace a Chance

    Peace Days is a new Winnipeg event spanning the week from the United Nations’ designated International Day of Democracy on Sunday September 15, to the International Day of Peace on Saturday, September 21.

  • Winnipeg’s inner city needs more solidarity, not charity

    Growing up in suburban North Kildonan, any time my family drove into downtown Winnipeg my parents immediately locked the car doors.

  • Your future is calling!

    In Twisted Sister’s famous music video for “We’re Not Gonna Take It”, Mark Metcalf demandingly asks his son “What do you want to do with your life?”

  • Student Dispatch with Bilan Arte

    Welcome back to campus for another year filled with textbooks, term papers, and all-nighters. While you were enjoying the summer working (or looking for work), spending time with family and friends, or taking a summer class, a lot was happening on the post-secondary education front. 

  • The Hangover: 3D

    I woke up in my Seattle hotel room and made my way towards the bathroom. I swerved back and forth which told me that I had come out of my comatose state too early. I was still drunk, but it was wearing off fast and I had a mission.

  • The ultimate callback

    Jordan Welwood is the Winnipeg finalist in SiriusXM’s Canada’s Next Top Comic competition.

  • My Little Brony

    For most people, My Little Pony is nothing more than a TV show made to sell toys to little girls. 

  • Keeping it in the family

    Many filmmakers look to their surroundings for inspiration. In the case of Shawney Cohen, whose debut documentary The Manor hits Cinematheque this week, all it took was going back to work for his parents.

  • The Manor

    Ontario born Shawney Cohen began his film career as a digital effects artist for James Issac’s underwhelming Jason X.

  • The World’s End

    In 2004 British Director Edgar Wright tickled our funny bones with the delirious zombie satire Shaun of the Dead.

  • Measuring our lives with coffee spoons

    Around the year 850, a young shepherd named Kaldi was traversing the Ethiopian Highlands when he noticed his goats acting erratically – so spirited, in fact, they could not sleep at night. Kaldi quickly concluded that his herd had been munching on berries from a strange tree and so reported his findings to the abbot of a local monastery. After consuming a drink made with the suspect berries, so goes the legend, the abbot became alert for the long hours of evening prayer.

  • Casual chic

    Autumn is here and for many that means it’s time to get back to work or school, so why not start fresh and revamp your fall wardrobe? 

  • AIDS isn’t a punchline

    Last week, the new season of The League, a semi-improvised knock off of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FXX (a comedy offshoot of the Fox offshoot FX) premiered.

  • Rapper’s delight

    Local hip hop artist M-Kaps unveils his sophomore full length, Another Day, Another Sodoku on Saturday at the Park Theatre. The MC started getting into hip-hop as a teenager a decade ago, but things didn’t get serious until 2009 when he released the Supremium EP, a collection of tracks he had been working on during the five years prior.

  • Tensile strength

    In August, Montreal-based art rock band Braids released its second full-length album Flourish // Perish.

  • The Heavy Blinkers

    This Halifax project went away for a while, but it’s back and it’s beautiful and you missed it even if you didn’t know it.

  • Yes We Mystic

    Originally formed in 2011, Yes We Mystic is a five-piece folk rock band from Winnipeg.

  • The Young Pixels

    To stop any Black Keys/White Stripes comparisons before they start - the Young Pixels are more in line with the Pixies’ Black Francis/Kim Deal, if they didn’t hate each other, had kids and lived on an organic farm near Brandon, Manitoba.

  • Fashion Streeter

    I try not to limit myself to one kind of style.