Volume 71, Number 9

Published November 3, 2016

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  • Downtown talks

    In a couple of weeks, we’ll hold our first event for this year’s Uniter Speaker Series. Join us on Nov. 21 for “Growing the Urban Landscape,” a panel discussion at the West End Cultural Centre with representatives from various BIZ agencies.

  • For the record

    City Archives’ future uncertain years after disaster struck

  • Whose House? Chris’ house

    For visual artist Chris Redekop, collaboration is the key to creativity.

  • Arts and Culture Briefs

    Local art sale // Musician swap // Winter biking in Winnipeg // Country music awards // Canada’s Got Game // Records Sundaze v.4

  • Musical collaboration

    Emerging Winnipeg band Darling Twig shows bands don’t need to be formed by musicians with equal experience or any experience at all.

  • Once more, with feeling

    The Girls! Girls! Girls! 12th annual fundraiser gala in support of the Gas Station Arts Centre will, as always, showcase female-identifying artists from many disciplines in varying stages of their creative development.

  • Searching for justice in film

    One River, Many Relations, directed by Dr. Stéphane McLachlan with videographer Michael Tyas, will be screened at the 14th annual Global Justice Film Festival (GJFF).

  • Critipeg: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

    Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s (MTC) production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is a perfect example of a show trying (and mostly succeeding) to have its cake and eat it too. 

  • Hello Shark

    Hello Shark’s latest release Delicate (September 2016) is Lincoln Halloran’s first album with Orindal Records, adding to his bandcamp collection of hidden gems.

  • Crafting a brand

    Each year, hundreds of vendors apply for juried craft shows where the competition and entry fees are steep. How does a novice crafter make a name for themselves?

  • The 21st century jeweler

    Family-owned Sutton Smithworks added a 3D printer to its shop, allowing its jewellers to create custom pieces more easily.

  • The Column: Dry Wit

    In the world of rock ’n’ roll, booze is often seen as central and necessary. Knowing that some musical heroes are sober while creating and performing their work can be hugely inspirational for fans and other musicians.

  • News briefs

    WE Day // Film night // Smashing pumpkins (not that kind) // Riverbank stabilization // Basic income symposium // Learn about organ harvesting in China

  • Cheers to new brews

    City has microbreweries in mind for potential new zoning laws

  • Russian roulette in Winnipeg’s drug scene

    Steps you can take to avoid fentanyl

  • An app to help save lives

    PulsePoint app alerts medically trained individuals of emergencies

  • Less hopping

    Annual LGBT* event struggles to sell tickets

  • Meditation could calm your brain

    If you go into the the University of Winnipeg (U of W) Bryce Hall Chapel at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, you will find 10 people sitting in silence in a circle around three LED candle lights. They aren’t praying. They’re meditating.

  • PROFile: George Fulford

    No, George Fulford doesn’t dig stuff up or look for fossils. Fulford teaches in the anthropology department, and his focus is on language.

  • The Unnatural Natural

    Mental health care is more complicated than just getting out into nature

  • Fashion Streeter

    “I like to wear what people tell me not to wear.”