Volume 73, Number 25

Published May 30, 2019

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  • We have fun here

    For a weekly paper, when we’re putting together an issue that will be out in the world for a full three months, it’s a big deal! The scope is wide, and we have a lot to tell you.

  • 2019 TD International Jazz Festival

    The countdown for the 30th edition of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival has already started. The six-day festival begins on June 18 with an event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).

  • Flatlander’s Beer Festival

    This year marks the 17th anniversary of the Flatlander’s Beer Festival, an event in support of the True North Youth Foundation.

  • Summer festivals and sober joy

    Over the last year, I’ve been contemplating the distance between not drinking and being sober, and that gap shows up even more prominently when it comes to summer activities, especially festivals.

  • Heart of the Nation Music Festival

    Ego Spank will play at Heart of the Nation.

  • Winnipeg Folk Festival

    The Winnipeg Folk Festival is now in its 46th year and features a variety of musical genres. 

  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

    The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is in its 32nd year, and Chuck McEwen, the festival producer, says they try to make the festival accessible and affordable to everyone in the community and visitors.

  • Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition

    The Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition, Manitoba’s only professional rodeo, has its roots in the town of Morris, Man.

  • Follow the Sun off the Grid Yoga Festival

    Follow the Sun off the Grid Yoga Festival is in its third year of offering a one-day festival at Eternal Springs, just south of Lenore, Man.

  • Folklorama turns 50

    Folklorama started in 1970 as a one-time celebration of Manitoba’s centennial and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The festival is known as the world’s largest and longest-running cultural festival.

  • Real Love Summer Fest

    While they do boast one local favourite as a headliner (Begonia), the co-artistic directors of Real Love Summer Fest are focusing on bringing “out-of-the-box artists” to the small festival in Teulon, Man.

  • Writing in the summertime

    Green leaves are growing back, the city is bubbling with activity, there are more jovial faces on the streets, and there is no need to layer up, because it is nice out! How about channeling all those summer vibes into a place poem or an ekphrastic poem?