Volume 76, Number 09

Published November 12, 2021

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  • This is our hair

    “Growing up, this is what we do,” local stylist and owner of BraidsbyKemLis, Kemi Lisoyi, says.

  • Haircare and self-care

    It’s finally here. Whether you’ve been anticipating it or dreading it, there is snow on the ground in Winnipeg. Wednesday morning, I watched out my apartment window as the rain gradually transformed into fluffy white flakes.

  • Field guide concert coming to the West End Cultural Centre

    While some people chose to try new things and learn new hobbies over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, others worked hard on things they had always wanted to do. Dylan MacDonald, known by his musical alias, Field Guide, did exactly that.

  • Exploring identity through contemporary dance

    Historically, dance companies have looked for certain physical qualities: height, weight, body shape and skin colour. Syreeta Hector, a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer, is attempting to bring awareness to this elitism in the ballet world.

  • It’s been a long ‘live’ coming

    After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the So Long, Bannatyne music festival will be held on Nov. 20 at the Burton Cummings Theatre.

  • Arts brief

    Half Moon Market at the King's Head// Digital jazz//Fresh Blood Project 2// Celebrating women in blues// Royal MTC presents Orlando// Return of the Art Holm

  • Sex Education season 3

    Streaming on Netflix 

  • Critipeg: IndianCity, Code Red

    Winnipeg-based folk-rock band Indian City (led by Vince Fontaine of Eagle & Hawk) takes an introspective dive into self-discovery and Indigenous narratives in their latest album, Code Red.

  • City briefs

    What gets weird when we talk about free speech?// Vaccine verification is back// Love and Information live in YouTube// A reading with Karen McBride// Province recognizes assisted reproduction// While UMFA strikes, province pays $12.5M for third-party job training

  • Stefanson is Manitoba’s first woman Premier

    Heather Stefanson defeated Shelly Glover to become leader of the Progressive Conservative (PC) Party of Manitoba, succeeding Brian Pallister and interim leader Kelvin Goertzen. A few days later, she was sworn in as Manitoba’s 24th premier and became the first woman to lead the province.

  • EQ3 opens flagship store

    EQ3, an internationally successful, Winnipeg-based furniture brand, opened a flagship store – its largest yet – in its hometown on Oct. 29. Located near the CF Polo Park Shopping Centre, this store is more than 40,000 square feet and may change the furniture-shopping experience.

  • Campus briefs

    Career services drop-in sessions// Dropping courses// Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for Success// Thrive Week// In-person service resumes for some departments in Student Services// Use the myVisit App// Need a spot for your winter coat? Rent a locker!

  • Revitalizing Indigenous languages and preserving cultures

    As students browse the glossary of undergraduate programs offered at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), they will now see the new Bachelors of Arts in Indigenous Languages program. This program, which is offering three- and four-year degree options, was made available to students in the fall 2021 term.

  • ‘A donation of your time’

    On Nov. 3, Career Services at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), in partnership with Volunteer Manitoba, hosted nine exhibitors and many students at the Volunteer Fair. At this event, students had the opportunity to learn about volunteerism and connect with different organizations that are currently recruiting volunteers.

  • PROFile: Interdisciplinary Sociologist

    When Kristen Hardy started her undergraduate degree, she immediately knew she wanted to be an academic and a professor.

  • Black contribution in war efforts

    Even though Black Canadians faced resistance as they tried to join the army during the First World War, many were determined to fight for and show loyalty to their country.

  • Horoscopes: Welcome to Scorpio Season!

    Surprising messages come as Mercury faces off with Uranus, the planet of the unexpected on Saturday at 10:56 A.M. While much of this week’s astrology is eager to plan and have structure, there are some things that throw us for a loop and give us more wiggle room and grace.