Volume 74, Number 9
Published November 7, 2019
Food from a different angle
What comes to mind when you think of food?
Perogies are a portal
For folks growing up in diasporic communities, food can be as important as language.
A multidisciplinary creative
For Winnipeg creative Reba Terlson, her art is her greatest passion and a constantly shifting mode of expression.
Stan Douglas’ Luanda-Kinshasa recreates a jam session in “The Church,” a legendary Manhattan recording studio that had musical giants such as Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin grace its booths from the late ’40s until 1981.
Arts and culture briefs
Gimme Some Truth // Queer Bingo: Out of this World! // Writers reading // Nonhuman Futures: Suzanne Kite lecture // David Berman tribute // Karen Kraven artist talk
Elf the Musical is coming to town
North Kildonan’s Community Players (NKCP) is bringing Christmas to town with a production of Elf the Musical and the magic of community theatre.
Riding in a winter wonderland
Winter biking might not be the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of an effective mode of transportation or an enjoyable outdoor activity. However, despite the cold, for many people, cycling in winter can be both a necessary form of transportation and a fun recreational pastime.
Women in the war
When it comes to Remembrance Day services, women’s contributions to the First and Second World Wars are often forgotten. However, during the Second World War, some women served in the Women’s Royal Canadian Service (WRCNS).
The Hydro-dammed will not suffer in silence
After the recent provincial and federal election cycles, one might think debates about a wellknown and environmentally destructive energy source would become pervasive, but Manitoba Hydro continues to go largely unquestioned and unexamined by communities not impacted by their projects, especially in southern Manitoba
Swearing-in ceremony // Student Radio Marathon // The Antikythera Mechanism // Environmental studies master’s thesis defense // Environmental studies thesis proposals // Financial restraint top priority for city council
Student-led Decolonial Movements in Higher Education
As the scent of sage filled Manitoba Hall on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) campus on Oct. 28, students and community members gathered to discuss decolonial movements in post-secondary institutions.
Music Conservatory offers everything from ‘accordion to xylophone’
The Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts (MCMA), located in Bryce Hall at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), has many opportunities for university students and staff to pursue music education.
PROFile: Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land
For Dr. Bronwyn Dobchuk-Land, member of the Critical Race Network and an assistant professor for the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg, issues of criminal justice are not just black and white, but part of a large and complicated system that must be regarded with nuanced thinking.
Halfway to Somewhere
Like many other introverts and book lovers, I have fond memories of public libraries from a young age.
More than my career
I tried to update my Instagram bio recently and didn’t know what to write. It’s hardly a new problem. Twitter, Facebook, Tinder, the LinkedIn profile I glanced at once – I’m never really sure what to say, how to describe myself. Even coming up with the two-line description at the end of this article took longer than I’d like to admit.