Volume 74, Number 7

Published October 24, 2019

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  • An (incomplete) queer history: Winnipeg drag

    While RuPaul’s Drag Race sits at the forefront of drag representation in popular culture, there’s much more to the art form than simply female impersonation. Behind every drag performer, there are local histories spanning many decades.

  • Cast another vote. No, another one

    Another month, another election gone by. 

  • Organized chaos

    “It’s a strange origin story, but I guess it’s mine."

  • CRITIPEG: Acknowledging the past and moving forward

    The Third Colour, which had its world premiere at the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) on Oct. 2, addresses the history of Indigenous people, looking at the divide between pessimism and optimism in the struggle for justice and reconciliation.

  • Arts briefs

    WrestleMAX! // Palace at 4 a.m. Costume Ball // Veloween XV Fairy Tale Frenzy // Halloween at the Handsome Daughter // Aurora Gorealis: Watching Night of the Living Dead // Kai Cheng Thom at McNally Robinson

  • Reel stories

    The University of Winnipeg Film Festival is underway. From Oct. 23 to 25, the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film will host Manitoba’s only student film festival, with screenings by students from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and across Canada, as well as moderated discussions with local film professionals.

  • What’s your cup of tea?

    For many communities, tea is much more than a simple drink. It is an opportunity to relax, spend time with family and loved ones and to converse and share ideas.

  • City briefs

    Illustrator on campus // Flu-shot clinic on campus // Mindfulness workshop // Career-development seminar // Inner-City Work Study program // KINect Research Week

  • Celebrating Indigenous art and communications

    While the words “communication conference” might conjure images of businesspeople fine-tuning their marketing strategies, that is not at all what the Smoke Signals Indigenous Communication Conference is about.

  • Record swap gets heavy

    Olivia Norquay and Mike Requeima, organizers of Tiny and Mean's Heavy Metal Flea Market, at the Good Will Social Club.

  • UWSA byelection upcoming

    From Monday, Oct. 28 to Wednesday, Oct. 30, University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will have the chance to vote in the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) byelection.

  • The India Centre: an ’outward voice‘

    The fifth annual India Centre Awards Dinner is on Friday, Oct. 25 at Canad Inns Polo Park. This dinner is one of the many activities that the India Centre organizes throughout the year.

  • PROFile: Joan Grace

    Joan Grace is a political science professor at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). Her love for politics, governance and public policy comes from early interactions she had with her parents.

  • The rise of the post-MeToo “comeback”

    Earlier this month, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club announced plans to book American comedian and actor Louis C.K.

  • Crossword solution

    Crossword solution for the puzzle that appeared in Issue 6 of Volume 74 of the Uniter.