Volume 73, Number 20

Published March 7, 2019

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  • Body Inclusivity

    Googling “body positivity” depicts what the current movement looks like: majorly, a space for white, thinner women, a smaller amount of space for Women of Colour; and a barely there space for trans, non-binary or queer folks.

  • The write season

    While The Uniter hits newsstands every week, there’s quite a bit that goes on behind the scenes to make each issue.

  • Whose House? Lauren’s House!

    Lauren Swan admits she’s “a sucker for sentimental things.”

  • Arts briefs

    Try to tango // Micah Erenberg signs to Sleepless // Café Scientifique talks addiction // Lara Rae’s Dragonfly // Drag Race with local queens // Fundraise to Make Poverty History

  • Laughter Is Medicine mixes culture and comedy

    Laughter is Medicine is a hit. Back for its third installment on March 15, the night of ingenious Indigenous comedy has sold out both its previous shows.

  • “High fives and good karma”

    The internet is rife with places to buy people’s old stuff. Sites like Kijiji, eBay and Etsy facilitate item-for-cash exchanges between frequently anonymous individuals. Bunz sets out to do something different.

  • Bringing harmony to the hospital

    The hospital isn’t the first place one might expect to hear an orchestral performance.

  • News briefs

    Weweni Indigenous Scholar // Sourdough pizza fundraiser // Artist-led workshop: Making Bangs with Katherine Boyer // Lessons from @NotMyStellas // Make Medical Abortion Free: Provincial Day of Action // Sexual Violence Prevention Policy open info session

  • An Ojibwe language haven

    Ojibwe language speakers gather at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (MICIC) for Ojibwemowin Adoopowining, an Ojibwe Language Table, to have some soup, bannock and to practice Ojibwe conversationally every Friday.

  • From Peg City to Suzuki

    On March 12, Dr. David Suzuki will give a lecture on business and the environment at the Fort Garry Hotel, hosted by the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce (ACC).

  • Reconnecting with land and water

    Amongst the hustle and bustle through the first floor of Centennial Hall, Gallery 1C03 will host Katherine Boyer’s installation, Water Meets Body.

  • Questioning and challenging philosophical thought

    On April 19, Slavoj Žižek will visit the University of Winnipeg (U of W) for the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series. Žižek is a Slovenian political philosopher, psychoanalyst and prolific writer on critical theory.

  • Crossword solution

    Answers to Vol. 73 Issue 19's crossword