Volume 73, Number 13
Published January 10, 2019
Making art in the summer
Emerging artists have the odds stacked against them, but that hasn’t stopped a surge of initiatives by and for new Winnipeg artists from being created in recent years.
Back in action(ish)
By now, it might be starting to sink in that it really is January. It really is a new year. And we really are back to whatever routines that entails … kind of.
Whose House? Monica’s House!
“Sparkle and shine. That’s what I love. That’s the theme of my life.”
Skate under Bokeh // Learn to edit video // High-Brow Comedy // The last 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall // Launching Drag in the Peg
CRITIPEG: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
“Humans now change the Earth’s systems more than all natural forces combined."
Stand High Patrol - Summer on Mars
If you follow European music, you may already be familiar with Stand High Patrol.
The best medicine
Winnipeg’s comedy scene was marked by profound change in 2018. Long-standing open mic nights ended, and festivals were shelved. Simultaneously, existing rooms have taken off, new venues have arrived, and many old staples are still going strong.
Guided snowshoe club // Wesmen basketball home games // First Nations land management lecture // Fitness programs for UW students and staff // Naloxone training and karaoke
Convenient contractual care
From 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Legal Help Centre (LHC) runs a drop-in clinic for those who need legal assistance but can’t afford a lawyer.
Night at the (Manitoba) museum
The Manitoba Museum is hosting a public family sleepover this weekend.
Job searching itself is a full-time job
The annual University of Winnipeg (U of W) Career Fair will connect students with recruiters, companies and industry professionals.
Chamber music at the University of Winnipeg
The Virtuosi Concert Series brings diverse classical music to the University of Winnipeg (U of W) every month. Established in 1991, and originally co-produced by the U of W and CBC, Virtuosi has been presenting renowned music for 27 years.
On walk friendliness in Manitoba
Walkability is a broad concept, with an ambiguous working definition along the lines of “how friendly a place is to walking."
Spoiler alert: Horror is smart
Some weeks ago, in a moment of spontaneity sponsored by happenstance and financial permission, I treated myself to the recently-released Suspiria remake.