Volume 74, Number 15

Published January 23, 2020

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  • The three rules of fight clubs in Winnipeg

    “The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB.”

  • Let’s talk about fight club!

    Chuck Pahlaniuk’s 1996 novel Fight Club and the 1999 film adaptation by David Fincher offered pointed critiques of toxic masculinity, back before the term “toxic masculinity” had entered the zeitgeist. 

  • Welcome to the gamer’s den

    For many gamers, it’s important to have a space to settle down and get comfortable before diving headfirst into a video game. Ryland Bird has just that space.

  • CRITIPEG: What did Jack do?

    It wasn’t too long ago that it seemed like we may never see a new David Lynch film.

  • Arts briefs

    Plant This Movie // Pizza fundraiser for Arts Junktion // Winterruption Winnipeg // Sweet on Sustainability // Indigenous Is Not a genre // Two solo exhibitions at Plug In ICA

  • Glassically beautiful

    Prairie Studio Glass glitters on the corner of Sargent Avenue and Sherbrook Street in the West End.

  • This master cannot truly be followed

    William Shakespeare is the final focus of the Master Playwright Festival.

  • Stories Left Untold

    Winnipeg’s Métis history is being explored by new public art works. 

  • City briefs

    Indigenous Affairs book launch // Classic play to grace U of W again // Nominations for faculty and staff awards // Ex-Winnipeg reservist jailed // Bell “Let’s Talk” Day // Report outlines actions helping graduates succeed

  • The varied union toolbox

    Lockouts have been a big subject in prairie labour news in the past few weeks, as Tim Hortons workers at the Winnipeg Lombard location and Co-op Refinery workers in Regina were locked out of their place of work by their employer during the course of bargaining between employers and unions.

  • Selective accessibility

    The Provincial Accessibility Advisory Council is in ongoing consultations to develop a Design of Public Spaces Disability Standard. In theory, this standard could require a huge proportion of public space to become more accessible.

  • Iran plane crash: a “Canadian tragedy”

    On Jan. 8, Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 was shot down by the Iranian military minutes after taking off from the airport in Tehran. 

  • Journalist Jacques Marcoux to give talk on campus

    On Jan. 29 from 12:20 to 2:30 p.m., the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Centre for Access to Information and Justice (CAIJ) is hosting CBC journalist Jacques Marcoux, who will talk about “data science in Canadian newsrooms.”

  • PROFile: Durdana Islam

    One of the things Dr. Durdana Islam loves about the University of Winnipeg is its small campus and the sense of community that comes with it.

  • Feeding Diaspora

    I first became enthralled with the concept of leaving traces in public space when Chilean-Canadian ceramics artist Monica Martinez told me about her time in art school.

  • Targeting ads

    I see them when I scroll through Instagram or press “play” on another YouTube video. I hear them during podcast commercial breaks and then, occasionally, again, echoing in the back of my mind when I skip a workout or reach for another handful of chips.

  • Lord Randall

    A comic by K. Steele