Volume 73, Number 10

Published November 15, 2018

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  • Show and tell

    Reporters tell stories through words and images, though it’s often the text that gets the most attention, response and analysis. 

  • Near the end

    For those not living in the context of an academic calendar, mid-November could seem like an odd time to start going on about almost being in January. We’ve barely even got enough snow to cover the grass!

  • Whose House? Julian and Momoko’s House!

    When conductor/percussionist Julian Pellicano found out he was going to be the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s new resident conductor five years ago, he booked a three-day house-hunting trip.

  • Arts briefs

    Mary Yuusipik Singaqti at the WAG // Carmanah and Hey Ocean! at the Good Will // Mary’s Wedding at Theatre Projects Manitoba // Filmmaking workshops at Video Pool // Brian Stockton at Cinematheque // Prairie Modernist Noir

  • Creating music in good company

    Songwriting is often viewed as an essentially solitary activity. On Nov. 17, the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA) will host a workshop which can help to change that. 

  • CRITIPEG: Marshall McLuhan and the Arts

    On an episode of the Dick Cavett Show from December 1970, Canadian literary scholar and cultural philosopher Marshall McLuhan was introduced as “a prophet of the electronic revolution.”

  • The Famous Sandhogs

    The Famous Sandhogs are a band of minstrels with a vast amount of material. Their album Bohonky Tonk, as they describe it, is a Ukrainian rock opera, set during the Khmelnytskyi uprising in 1648.

  • A space to create

    Recording booths. 3D printers. Adobe Creative Suite. All these and much more can be found at the ideaMILL, a dedicated collaborative technology and work space that recently opened in the Millennium Library

  • Something to remember

    This Remembrance Day, Canadians across the country commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Decades later, the losses felt by soldiers and their families are still fresh in our minds. But how is Canada’s military remembered today?

  • Halfway to somewhere

    When my house burned down at age 13, I assumed that all material evidence of my childhood was lost forever.

  • News briefs

    Survivor Stories - call for submissions // Sexual violence prevention policy info session // Pour Decisions open-mic comedy // Yoga and Wine // Harry Potter 20th anniversary celebration at campus store // Birth of new Heroes: Indigenous Media Representation 

  • Gift and Thrift shop supports youth and artisans

    Resource Assistance for Youth, Inc. (RaY) has a new social enterprise on Graham: the Level Up! Gift and Thrift.

  • Removing many small steps for humankind

    Nov. 1 marked a historic day for accessibility legislation. While there are questions about its implementation, the Customer Service Standards of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) establishes a potentially powerful precedent.

  • U of W student group gathers to ‘Smash Homelessness’

    Part of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) gaming community will host a tournament to raise money for youth living in poverty.

  • Encouraging students to keep their campus ‘green’

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) has been committed to creating a more environmentally sustainable basis for operations, and has plans to continue doing so.

  • Queer gatherings beyond fear

    When the poet Eileen Myles came to town to launch their book Evolution, a dinner was organized in their honour featuring local queer poets and writers at all stages of their careers. 

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    This Remembrance Day saw more than a dozen services and ceremonies throughout the city. At sunset, church bells throughout Winnipeg – and across Canada – rang out to mark the 100 years that have passed since the armistice that ended the First World War.