Volume 74, Number 6

Published October 10, 2019

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  • Perceptions of diversity in Winnipeg

    Winnipeg is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. It is home to people from different origins, religions and ethnicities, who speak different languages and follow different traditions. 

  • Haunted when the minutes drag

    Every October, as Halloween approaches, Winnipeggers are reminded of the city’s many supposedly haunted buildings. 

  • Whose House? Maria Anne Grant’s House!

    For dancer and actor Maria Anne Grant, performing has always taken a central role in her life.

  • CRITIPEG: RMTC’s new season opens with a Bang

    Bang Bang by Kat Sandler opens up the 2019-20 season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre at the Tom Hendry Warehouse, which is in its 50th season.

  • Arts briefs

    Real Love Thursdays // Mike Maryniuk workshop // Cyanotype and photogram workshop // Handsome Daughter anniversary party // PROJECTIONS at Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain (CCFM) // School of Art Gallery opening

  • The festival of lights

    Derived from the Sanskrit word dīpāvali meaning "row of lights,” Diwali is a five-day spiritual event that begins on Oct. 25. The event’s pre-celebration on Oct. 11 at the Punjab Cultural Centre promises to be culturally encapsulating.

  • Writing in a reverie

    Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more. 

  • Music, with words in mind

    In Winnipeg’s growing art scene, artists must distinguish themselves from the status quo to excel in the music industry. The Winnipeg Music Project (WMP) radio show provides artists with the help and connections needed to achieve greater musical success.

  • City briefs

    First aid on campus // Writer-in-residence // Mennonites and Anthropology // Cal Botterill lecture // Manitoba Chamber Orchestra wins award // Confronting colonial violence 

  • The end of farmers’ market season

    The availability of fresh, local produce during the summer months is one of Winnipeg’s greatest assets. 

  • What haunts your local haunt?

    What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.

  • Finding the hope through conversation

    Wrapped in the question of how society responds to climate change are a lot of other questions about what people value, what “progress” means and what a good life looks like.

  • UWSA Foodbank offers crucial services

    With Thanksgiving approaching, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Foodbank plays a key role in the lives of many members of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) community.

  • Spaced out?

    Earlier this year, Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub and Starbucks, located in the AnX building on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) campus, closed their doors

  • PROFile: Heather Snell

    Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.

  • Crystal Clear

    With the federal election coming up on Monday, Oct. 21, it’s important to understand how a conservative government would affect people with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

  • Two minutes for interference

    Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.

  • They’re finally here

    On Sept. 17, 2019, Merriam-Webster added the non-binary pronouns “they”/“them” to the dictionary.