Volume 73, Number 19

Published February 28, 2019

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  • How to save a planet

    Though early February saw frostbite warnings and freezing temperatures in Winnipeg, the planet overall continues to rapidly heat up. Feb. 9 also saw the Peg City Climate Jam, the first event of many produced by Climate Action Team Manitoba (CATM) to bring people together to collaborate, communicate and work toward a zero-carbon society.

  • Marching on

    This issue straddles the end of February and beginning of March, a transition from deep winter to end-winter.

  • Whose House? David’s House!

    “Every time I see a Whose House and it’s somebody I know, I’m like, ‘Damn! Why don’t they do one on me?!’” Cinematheque’s operations manager David Knipe is finally getting his turn.

  • Arts briefs

    Decolonizing Sound // Lens-based book sale // Strut for Shoal // Meet your music maker // So long, Strong Badger // Free animated shorts program

  • CRITIPEG: Small Predators

    Jennifer Ilse Black offers a caustic ode to the Captain Planet generation in her debut novella Small Predators, published by ARP Books.

  • Patient Hands - Stoic

    There are few things more existentially terrifying than cancer. I imagine it’s near impossible to properly describe the sensation of carrying your death with you always.

  • Exploring early evening music

    Winnipeg’s music scene loves a midnight multi-band lineup. 

  • Mining the craft

    Major Canadian software developer Ubisoft, the company behind hits like the Assassin’s Creed franchise, recently opened an office in Winnipeg. 

  • Folk music coming in loud and clear

    There’s no doubt that folk tunes and culture exist as fundamental pillars of music today. However, it seems that public interest in twanging banjos and campfire jam sessions has declined in recent years.

  • City briefs

    Celebrating the land at 373 Langside St. // Retirement Lecture Series // Trans, Non-Binary, Two-Spirit Swim Night // Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids // Justice for Machuar Madut // Disability Day of Mourning Vigil

  • Repatriation through crafting

    Cynthia Boehm is leading the second session in her three-part moccasin-making teaching series at the Manitoba Museum on March 3.

  • Food festival features new delights and old favourites

    The sixth-annual LoveLocalMB event, which showcases local Manitoban food and beverages, will take place on March 2.

  • Automation gets checked out

    Some retail stores are fulfilling requests from patrons that demand an easier shopping experience.

  • Get well soon

    Wellness seems to pour from every crevasse of the marketing world currently, from chain health food stores, crystal companies, gyms and weight-loss programs to yoga studios, greeting cards and mental health campaigns.