Volume 74, Number 17

Published February 6, 2020

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  • Winnipeg from A to G#

    When Winnipeggers think of their city, the first thing that comes to mind is likely not classical music.

  • Learning from history

    “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” That’s one of those many quotes that’s always attributed to Mark Twain, even though there’s no evidence he ever actually said it.

  • The dollmaker’s costume closet

    Whether it be for cosplay or dollmaking, Emma Horning finds a great deal of delight in creating some really cool stuff.

  • CRITIPEG: Uncut Gems

    The pre-release hype for Uncut Gems achieved a fever pitch rivalled only by the frustration over its tiny theatrical rollout. 

  • Arts briefs

    Poptart presents Pillow Talk! // CKUW Fundrive kickoff party // Paper Valentine’s bouquets // Alyssa Fearon curator talk // Merging Mindsets, Wearable Tech // Perogy dinner and cake auction

  • Dance Evolution

    Dance, a physically demanding art form, can offer a unique, emotionally dynamic experience where both performers and audience members contribute energy to the art piece. Animal Triste is a dance piece that creates this kind of dynamic atmosphere.

  • Unsettling happiness

    Michelle Place’s The Unsettling Happy Project opened at the Cr8ery gallery (125 Adelaide St.) on Friday, Jan. 25. The exhibit features an array of paintings, from landscapes to abstracts to portraits, all on the spectrum of light to dark in tone and theme.

  • Arts and sharps

    Community organizations are coming together to make needle disposal beautiful. 

  • How the media mishandles meth

    Is this teaching me how to make things better, or is this making me more afraid – and who benefits from me being afraid? Who is this fear-based narrative serving, and why is this being presented in lieu of something that will empower me to make things better in my community?

  • City briefs

    Lecture on data mining // Illuminati Capital of the World // Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series // Experimental learning project // Lecture series application // Nexus Lunch-and-Learn Demo

  • PROFile: Jamie Ritch

    Dr. Jamie Ritch knew early in his undergrad that he wanted to be a chemist. 

  • Oil double-check

    On Jan. 21, Premier Brian Pallister announced that the Made-In-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan would include the highest ethanol content requirement and highest biodiesel requirement of any province in Canada

  • The many confusing paths to Canada

    On Feb. 6, Seid Oumer Ahmed will lead Speaking Up: Refugees in Manitoba, the latest in the Speaking Up speaker series held by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.

  • Flu season welcomes strange guest

    While Manitoba Health officials say the chance of catching the virus is low in the province, there have already been four confirmed cases in Canada as of Jan. 31. 

  • Halfway to somewhere

    For the past year, I’ve been working on an academic research project in which I interview individuals from the trans community who belong to generations before me.

  • A case against space expansion

    Space travel used to be a dream, a fantasy only seen on the screen of a movie theatre.