Volume 71, Number 14

Published January 5, 2017

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  • New Beginnings

    Whether you love or loathe resolutions, the idea of a fresh start, or finding a seasonal motivation to begin new projects, has its allure. 

  • There’s no one new around you.

    Being single is often seen as a problem to be fixed. If a person were looking for it, they’d find an endless stream of reading material that promises to explain why they remain uncoupled, and what they can do about it.

    For some Winnipeg singles, there’s a lot more to it than that.

  • Whose House? Tim and Dana’s house.

    Dana Smith and Tim Gray are as busy in the Winnipeg comedy scene as one can be. In addition to their own individual standup careers, Gray and Smith make up two-fifths of local sketch troupe H.U.N.K.S., performing live and recording a weekly podcast.

  • Arts Briefs

    God is a Scottish Drag Queen IV // Prairie Fire’s Indigenous issue // World premier of dance // Reading Week plans // MAC’s strategic plan

  • Exploring Indigenous board cultures

    Jaime Isaac says she thought a lot about curating an art exhibition about surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding. Her vision – Boarder X – is now on display at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG).

  • Travel by train

    Train travel requires extra planning and greater flexibility, but it pays off in spades.

  • The perils of selling handmade

    Some artists say Winnipeggers need to be wooed before they’ll put down money to support their work.

    “It takes a lot longer for art pieces to sell locally than in other places,” artist Grady Kuly says.

  • Practice grounds for musicians

    Open mics are a great opportunity for musicians who are new to performing or who want to experiment with their craft.

  • Critipeg: The Three Worlds of Nick

    Cult Winnipeg filmmaker John Paizs released his trilogy of short films, The Three Worlds of Nick, in the early 1980s. The films star Paizs as Nick, a silent protagonist at odds with the people and societies around him. 

  • À La Mode

    Ever wanted a plate of lovesick summer? Well, Winnipeg’s own À La Mode has the album for you! 

  • Lez Be Honest

    Coming out doesn’t fix everything

  • New Briefs

    Digitalization forum coming to Winnipeg // Province tells craft liquor facilities to look elsewhere // Winnipeg Promise Initiative // Samson pushes for polar bear support // Good Will says goodbye to LPH // Oral history workshop

  • From new starts to starters

    The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) is helping ease the arrival of newcomer youth and children in Canada through sports. 

  • What’s a Men’s Shed?

    Men come together to combat mental health issues

  • Get money for studying

    Grant workshop to help students focus on education

  • Wesmen acknowledge land and people

    Teams seeking to build relationships in the community

  • Muslim Students Association calls for respect

    Naima Arab, the coordinator of the Muslim Students Association (MSA), says Muslims are not bad people. She says that unlike how they have been portrayed in the media, Muslims are peaceful.

  • Keep public spaces public

    The City of Winnipeg needs to ramp up its corporate sponsorship program, according to a business plan prepared by the chief administrator’s office.

  • I’m a girl. Get over it.

    Reclaiming the G-word

  • Sleepyhead

    Part 3 of Keegan Steele’s Sleepyhead.