Volume 74, Number 3

Published September 19, 2019

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  • The kids are (not) alright

    Winnipeg’s long, proud history of striking has been inherited by a new generation of organizers, leaders, and rebels: students. K to 12 students, more specifically.

  • Hope, apathy and forest fires

    Manitobans are currently sandwiched between provincial and federal elections. 

  • Whose House? Cairn Moore’s House!

    “Theatre is the most powerful way to change the world.”

  • Because We Are Girls

    The first feature film by documentarian Baljit Sangra, Because We Are Girls is an examination of how the devastating effects of sexual abuse can cross generations, cultures and continents.

  • Arts briefs

    Afterparty for Lindy West // Kimmortal and Cell 7 // The O.B. and The Odd Pedestrians // Placard-making: signs for the Global Climate Strike // Amy Sillman at the WAG // Indigenous filmmakers at Video Pool Media Arts Centre

  • ’A novel instead of a magazine’

    Winnipeg-based trio Casati’s effortless harmonies and rich chords stray from traditional jazz and folk music. It’s a shift away from tradition that traces the group’s journey towards a new, inviting sound.

  • Something Lindy this way comes

    On Friday, Sept. 20, author Lindy West will speak at Knox United Church as a fundraiser for the Women’s Health Clinic (WHC).

  • Blending food, community and culture

    Large ethno-cultural events such as Folkarama provide people with an opportunity to interact with different cultures, but sometimes it can be the small and sweet (and savoury, in this case) events that create a lasting impact.

  • The circus is back in town

    A new season of Circus of Objects returns to X-Cues’ on Sept. 30. This cabaret-style performance series features puppetry, object theatre, circus arts, music and bad magic, producer Grant Guy, formerly of Adhere & Deny, says.

  • News briefs

    U of W students and a moon mission // 49th annual Great Rock Climb // Residential Infill Strategy for a more sustainable Winnipeg // Create: Words and Art from WCC launch // Brooklands neighbourhood town hall // Winter clothes donations for U of W students

  • Progressive Conservatives win second consecutive majority

    On Wednesday, Sept. 10, Brian Pallister led the Progressive Conservative Party (PCs) to win their second consecutive majority provincial government. The New Democratic Party, the official Opposition, gained six seats, while the Liberal Party dropped one seat, losing official party status.

  • The not-so-secret life

    With 2018’s The Secret Life of Planets, singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim established herself as a musician on the cutting edge of the medium.

  • Dr. Vincent Mosco gives 2019 Bonnycastle Lecture

    On Thursday, Sept. 19, Dr. Vincent Mosco will give the 2019 Bonnycastle Lecture on the topic “What Makes a City Smart?” The event is organized by the University of Winnipeg (U of W) sociology department and will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in Convocation Hall on campus.

  • PROFile: Alberto Civetta

    Alberto Civetta is a professor who’s been teaching in the Department of Biology for the past 19 years. He is a pioneer in evolutionary genetics and originally from Argentina.

  • Feeding diaspora

    In these difficult times marked by heightened feelings of displacement, disillusionment and austerity, it is essential to foster pleasure and joy.

  • Breaking Out of the (Polluted) Clouds of Anxiety

    The Amazon forest is burning. This isn’t a hoax, an alternative fact or an elaborate ruse.