Volume 74, Number 14

Published January 16, 2020

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  • Actively accesible

    Accessibility is a contentious topic in the Winnipeg arts scene.

  • Addressing barriers

    We have a disability-heavy issue of The Uniter this week

  • Arts briefs

    Steve Basham & the Vanity Dads // Hinterland Remixed // The Circus of Objects // DIY Screen-printing workshop // Wrapped Rainbows

  • A cozy, quirky, humble abode

    Lindsay Brown is the kind teacher you wish you had in high school.

  • CRITIPEG: The Twentieth Century

    Matthew Rankin’s first feature-length film, The Twentieth Century, looks like Guy Maddin’s The Saddest Music In The World and a Canadian Heritage Minute took acid and gave birth to a wombat in a powdered wig

  • A different look at disabilities

    Although The Scream by Edward Munch and The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh are considered by some to be two of the world’s most revered art pieces, more focus is often placed on the art than the experiences and health issues of these artists.

  • Shakespeare, through a different lens

    With the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s Masters Playwright Festival coming to an end in 2020, its focus is on none other than famous playwright William Shakespeare.

  • Shop Take Care opening a second location

    Shop Take Care (109 Osborne St.), opened in February 2017, has been a smashing success, so much so that owner Jill Zdunich is opening a second location in March. 

  • Solidarity at Portage and Main

    On Jan. 10, Portage and Main became the scene of a solidarity protest. 

  • City briefs

    Latin elegy through comics // AYO youth meetup // Women’s March Winnipeg // Statistics Canada on campus // No Idea No Problem // U of W prof explores workplace bullying

  • Strategizing for instability

    “We’ve been put in a position of, I wouldn’t say panic, but an unsustainable position,” Koroluk says.

  • A toolkit for building bridges

    On Wednesday, Jan. 15, “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-building between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” launched at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at 10 a.m., as hosted by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg.

  • Crossing borders and advocating for rights

    Labman’s new work “explores how rights, responsibilities and obligations intersect in the absence of a legal scheme for refugee resettlement from the Indochinese crisis of the 1970s to the Syrian crisis of the 2010s,” according to the U of W website.

  • Wesmen victorious in Classic

    On Monday, Dec. 30, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) Wesmen women’s volleyball team defeated their local rivals, the University of Manitoba Bisons, to win the 53rd annual Wesmen Classic tournament.

  • PROFile: Karen Ridd

    For Karen Ridd, becoming an instructor for the Conflict Resolution Studies program at Menno Simons College was the result of an unexpected but adventurous journey.

  • Crystal clear

    A lot of people have probably heard the term personal support worker (PSW) but may not know what that job entails or how important these caregivers are.

  • A case for nostalgia

    There has been a lot of backlash against nostalgia in film over the past decade.