Volume 73, Number 8

Published November 1, 2018

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  • An (incomplete) queer history

    Queer history is everywhere, scattered throughout all kinds of archival records.

  • History isn’t over

    This week’s cover story asks important questions about who records and collects history, and who can access it. 

  • Whose House? Heather’s House!

    “I recently found out that Heather has the greatest rise and fall of popularity in history of any woman’s name. In the late ’80s, it got extremely popular, and now nobody’s named Heather ever.”

  • Arts briefs

    Free First Fridays film screening // Pamela Mala Sinha’s Happy Place at PTE // Becoming Dr. Ruth // Jesse Matas album release show // Hempfest Cannabis Expo // The Legacy Project: Evolutions

  • After CanLit

    Diaspora Dialogues is a Toronto-based organization that runs professional development events for emerging writers and publishes TOK Magazine, a platform for new Canadian writing

  • CRITIPEG: Dry Media IV: A Herbarium Art Exhibit

    For the fourth time, the century-old WIN Herbarium at the University of Manitoba presents a kaleidoscope of organically inspired artworks from a roster of local creative contributors. 

  • KEN Mode, Loved

    Relentless, gut-punching, haunting.

  • “The style of dance that we do is NAfro.”

    When NAfro Dance Productions founder and artistic director Casimiro Nhussi first came to Winnipeg, he couldn’t find anyone producing the sort of work he wanted to make. So he started making it himself.

  • Feeding Diaspora

    Eating food from another culture has become a common example of cultural appreciation. Unsurprisingly, however, when we consider bell hooks’ writing on “Eating the Other,” it isn’t so simple.

  • News briefs

    Public climate change dialogue with David Suzuki // Fall social fundraiser // United Way campus campaign launch // City of Winnipeg climate plan for buildings // Research study participants needed // Beginner AcroYoga (7- class series)

  • Charter rights for the rich only?

    Many bills go through the legislature every year without public notice, but members of Charter Rights for All, a coalition of advocacy organizations, say Bill 24 needs to be on Manitoba's radar.

  • Funding leaves large gaps for trans health

    Following their transition path just got even more expensive for many trans people in Manitoba.

  • Welcoming guest lecturers on campus

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will see the next iteration of the Axworthy Lecture Series on Nov. 16 with Anita Sarkeesian, the creator of Feminist Frequency, a gender equality advocacy organization.

  • Wesmen basketball host Victoria Vikes for weekend series

    The Victoria Vikes visited Winnipeg on Oct. 26 and 27 for a series of games against the Wesmen.

  • A week for wellness

    The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will see events all over campus from Nov. 5 to 9 to promote Thrive Week. 

  • When will weed be as boring as soup?

    Working in media as a sober person during the time of cannabis legalization has been an incredibly strange experience. 

  • Halloween comic

    A comic by Eric Hetherington