Volume 68, Number 4

Published September 25, 2013

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  • Fashion Streeter

    The Uniter Fashion Streeter is an ongoing documentation of creative fashion in Winnipeg inspired by the Helsinki fashion blog www.hel-looks.com.

  • Eco-Kids cancelled due to lack of funding

    The University of Winnipeg Students Association is encouraging the University of Winnipeg to develop an ethical partnership policy in light of the cancellation of the Enbridge Eco-Kids program.

  • Implementation the key for Bill 18

    On September 13, Bill 18, an anti-bullying legislation also known as the Public Schools Amendment Act, was passed in Manitoba Parliament.

  • Transmission permission?

    There are many opponents of Manitoba Hydro’s controversial Bipole III transmission line project, a 1300 km right-of-way that would run from Gillam towards The Pas and then down the west side of Lake Manitoba and back to Winnipeg.

  • Sexism isn’t funny

    What does violence against women look like? Many people on campus may be asking this question in light of recent news exposing the disgusting Frosh Week chants at St. Mary’s University and the University of British Columbia. Does a song, or a joke, or a slogan on a t-shirt constitute violence? In short, the answer is “yes”.

  • Empathy is cute, or whatever

    I don’t think there are a whole lot of people out there who disagree with the concept of charity – helping out your fellow human is a basic part of being a good or at least an empathetic person.

  • Culture Consciousness with Tom Baril-Bissett

    This past week saw the release of Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar Games’ latest instalment in the infamous video game series. The saga is known for its high level of design and complexity but also for its condescending attitudes toward women and glorification of violence.

  • Circle Heads

    Circle Heads

  • Bundles of joy

    If a person can become addicted to video games the way one can become addicted to drugs, then the folks at Humble Bundle are the best dealers on your digital corner.

  • Live today, sleep tomorrow

    Nuit Blanche Winnipeg – Saturday, September 28 in the city’s core area – is a “free, all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art.”

  • Writers schmiters

    The Winnipeg IF Improv Festival has been going strong since the year 2000, making longtime fans of improvised comedy feel old and young improvisers feel more competitive. 

  • Dancing in the street

    Dust off your dancing shoes.

  • ChristCore

    Throughout history, Christianity and music have been at great odds, often bitter enemies.

  • Riddick

    Ever since Vin Diesel moved us as the enormous robot in The Iron Giant, the public has had a soft spot for him.

  • Look rock around the clock

    Rock this town – in style.

  • Kick out the jams

    Beautiful women capable of throwing NHL-quality bodychecks and high energy funk music might not always go hand in hand but on Friday, Oct. 4 at the Pyramid Cabaret, neither will be in short supply.

  • Pure poetry

    Tony Dekker – frontman for the Toronto folk rock band Great Lake Swimmers – is releasing his first solo album, Prayer of the Woods on October 8th via Nettwerk Records.

  • Fresh to Def

    New York-based Def Jam Recordings is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

  • The Darcys

    Remember when the Dears were moody and symphonic and falsetto-y?

  • Matthew Good

    Spending the six years since his solo masterpiece Hospital Music in self-reflective throwback mode (a live album and two discs of sub-par 90s re-hashes), the hero of my teenage years returns with something at least fun.

  • Jordan Klassen

    Vancouver’s Jordan Klassen sounds like a combination of a young Sufjan Stevens and Justin Vernon – but the 28 year-old is crafting folk-rock ballads all his own.

  • Miesha and the Spanks

    The words “produced and mixed by Ian Blurton” are always a comfort, from local favourites the Weakerthans to scads of heavy and mellow artists across our country, he’s the perfect fit for Calgary’s Miesha and the Spanks.

  • Label Makers

    Many Winnipeg record labels are gearing up to release music by a variety of local artists and out-of-town musicians this fall.