Volume 77, Number 07
Published October 27, 2022
The kids aren’t alright
As I write this, the Winnipeg mayoral election day is officially afoot. By the time this is published, we’ll (likely) know our next mayor, city councilors and school trustees.
The beat goes on
Musician and Into the Music employee Jason Churko has always felt at home in record stores. He fondly recalls early memories visiting music shops, which were among his most formative experiences as a child.
Origin Stories: Sierra Noble, Canadian Singer/ Songwriter
Born in Ottawa, Sierra Noble moved to Winnipeg as a baby. They started their artistic career at 10 years old.
One last go around
On Oct. 19, two Winnipeg artists with half a decade of experience in the local scene bid farewell at the Handsome Daughter.
From the Torah to the Seven Sacred Teachings
Since the early 1900s, Winnipeg’s Jewish community has left an indelible mark on the local arts scene.
WJT opening show// Docs and deadlines// Youth maker market// Playwrights on parenting// Bringing African dance to the Prairies// November art talk
“We’re mad as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore!”
‘Radio is romantic’
Imagine: the year is 1998, and you’re at the University of Winnipeg campus, sitting in the student lounge and smoking a cigarette while listening to CKUW.
CUPE Local 500 update// Library supports local creatives// RRC Polytech to get new healthcare training centre// AMC elects first female Grand Chief// PC government to pass hydro bill// Call for advisory council to support HSC staffing crisis
Writing on wokeness
The word “woke” rose to popularity amid growing public discourse around the Black liberation movement.
PROFile: Colonization of ‘New Iceland’ displaced First Nations
Sitting in his home office, Ryan Eyford explains his Icelandic last name. “It’s an anglicization of an Icelandic place name,” he says.
A burial ‘good enough for Jesus’
Death is an uncomfortable topic, especially since everyone’s inevitable demise could harm the planet. It seems people can’t even die without adding to their carbon footprints.
On the rise of online scams
Pyramid schemes, grifting and scams have been ingrained into our economy, culture and social imaginary far longer than dial-up.
Schools aren’t safe
Earlier this school year, West Kildonan Collegiate announced its “commitment to eliminate vaping and large groups gathering in the washrooms” on campus.
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