Volume 73, Number 14
Published January 17, 2019
We can build it
“We recognize the impacts of patriarchy on preventing women, trans and gender-nonconforming folks from accessing masculine-coded skills. We think it is important to have spaces that are safe, free of judgment and encourage community building.”
Your new favourite band(s)
Over the next week, voting is open for this year’s Uniter Fiver contest. The top five finalists this year – Baseball Hero, Dinner Club, House Handshake, Jamboree and Mister K – were chosen from among this year’s open call to bands.
Whose House? Jeremy’s House!
“I’ve been in Winnipeg my whole life. I only started liking it a year ago."
CRITIPEG: locating the little heartbeats
As the 13-month run of her work our future is in the land: if we listen to it at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York comes to a close, Dr. Julie Nagam mounts another immersive, multifaceted work at the University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03.
“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote” // Peer Gynt at Black Hole Theatre Company // Big Fun Festival // Dial Code Santa Claus at Cinematheque // Remembering Rachel Browne // New Magic Valley Fun Town
If & When - Lana Winterhalt
Lana Winterhalt’s debut LP If & When is an indie-pop triumph, pushing the singer-songwriter’s vocal power and intelligent, thoughtful musicality to the forefront of the genre.
“Drag is for everyone”
RuPaul’s Drag Race may have become the cultural touchstone for what drag looks like and how drag performances are organized. But in many cities, including Winnipeg, local drag shows are taking a different approach.
Dance as philosophy
At Winnipeg artist-run centre Young Lungs Dance Exchange, dance exists as much in the mind as in the body.
Halfway to somewhere
The perception people often have of someone being successful usually goes hand in hand with seeing that person as happy.
Grant Writing Hangout // Classics students undergrad colloquium // Women’s March Winnipeg // Grow Winter Greens Workshop // UWSA Soup + Soap drive // In honour of Indigenous languages
Taking downtown out of the dark
A new grant program from the City of Winnipeg is aimed at making downtown building owners reconsider lighting as a design element.
The new (affordable housing) market
Quebec-based architecture firm Daoust Lestage’s “New Market Square” was announced as the winning design of the Market Lands Design Competition on Dec. 31, 2018.
In support of Metis students
The University of Winnipeg (U of W) has issued a call for donations to fund bursaries for Métis students. The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) has offered to match these donations up to $30,000.
The Lux Project: Digitizing the Hetherington Collection
The Hetherington Collection contains about 450 near-Egyptian artifacts from ancient times and has been with the University of Winnipeg (U of W) for around 100 years.
We live in an age where our voices can be heard by the masses with just a few clicks of a button.
A comic by Keegan Steele.