Volume 74, Number 5

Published October 3, 2019

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  • Analog art’s not dead?

    With the increase in quality and affordability of digital media, many people working in film and music have pivoted away from physical media, opting to photograph or record digitally and to release through online streaming services. But analog art isn’t dead yet. 

  • Celluloid, tape and newsprint

    In 2019, virtually any kind of art can be accessed via smartphone. Whether streaming music from Spotify or films from Netflix, it’s easy to feel like physical media is a thing of the past.

  • Whose House? Ariel Gordon’s House!

    Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.

  • CRITIPEG: Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain

    Though often abstract and full of hidden meanings, art is also beautiful and meaningful in its simplest forms, which is something that Lucille Kim captures in Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain.

  • Arts briefs

    Launch at Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) // WNDX Festival of Moving Image // Winnipeg launch of Cam Scott’s ROMANS/SNOWMARE // Queer Skate Day costume party // Aurora Gorealis: Happy Birthday to Me // Dance Party at the Good Will

  • Happy Independence, Nigeria!

    The Nigerian Association of Manitoba Incorporated (NAMI) will celebrate Nigeria’s independence with the entire Winnipeg community in mind.

  • Shades of Gray

    The Winnipeg Public Library’s new writer-in-residence is taking appointments as of Oct. 1.

  • ‘Because if the women don’t find you handsome’

    Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour

  • Nuit Blanche 2019

    Photos from Nuit Blanche 2019.

  • City briefs

    Physicist to receive honorary degree // Global Dialogue Program makes its way to campus // Shared streets in the Exchange // Key findings for the federal election // Jail, death and mental illness // Zoo Lights Festival

  • PROFile: Jeff Billeck

    Jeff Billeck joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2008 as an athletic therapist. 

  • A few steps forward, a few steps back

    As of Sept. 1, Mifegymiso (also known as “Mife”), a pill that allows people to end a pregnancy within the first 10 weeks, is covered by Manitoba Health and free.

  • Providing space to Create

    With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.

  • Climate Strike 2019

    Photos from the 2019 Climate Strike.

  • Climate First Tour Comes to the University of Winnipeg

    On Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., prominent Canadian activists Stephen Lewis and David Suzuki will speak at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as part of their Climate First tour. This national tour’s Winnipeg event is presented in conjunction with the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series.

  • University of Winnipeg professor shortlisted for major literary prize

    Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, associate professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Her memoir Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related is among five finalists for this prestigious $60,000 prize.

  • Halfway to somewhere

    It’s difficult to ask others for help. It’s difficult to admit you don’t even know how to begin fixing a big problem.

  • The faces of Justin Trudeau

    Anyone who’s turned on a phone or the radio within the past week has probably heard about the photos of Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau wearing blackface and brownface.