Volume 77, Number 10
Published November 17, 2022
Shame of thrones
On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Premier Heather Stefanson delivered the throne speech for Manitoba’s ruling PC government.
It’s often regarded as a hallmark of “making it” in the music scene, but for some musicians, touring has become less about making a buck and more about breaking even – or in some cases, accepting financial loss.
‘A divine collision’
The mere mention of Greek tragedy may conjure dormant memories of classics courses long past: the dramatic commentary of the chorus, the laundry list of cacophonic names, the scoring from a Mexican progressive rock band.
The Northern sun also rises
Forty years ago, Hinode Taiko planted roots in Winnipeg following an inspiring Folklorama performance.
Origin stories: Adam Brooks, Award-winning artist and filmmaker
Born in Winnipeg and originally from the Riverview area, Adam Brooks doesn’t feel there is anything unusual about his start in life.
Plays Nov. 24 to 30 at Cinematheque
50 years of PTE// A lyrical Cinderella story// Hearing Trees album release show// Final call: Transmissions exhibition// Cosmic voices// Cinematic Somatics workshop
The rising tide of Indigenous Storytellers
Shortly after confederation, the Red River Resistance saw Indigenous peoples in Manitoba organize and take action for their rights in the face of the Canadian state.
Blue Bombers advance to Grey Cup// Funding for new childcare spaces// Call for another mask mandate// National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation// Need for increased safety measures for Winnipeg Transit drivers// Plan to recruit 2,000 healthcare workers
Tricks and tampered treats
Perhaps the most demonized holiday, Halloween has long served as a scapegoat for society’s fears.
Courage, defiance and the sea
Stanley Wany is an Afro-Caribbean artist. His work For Those Who Chose The Sea is a multimedia installation that engages with the past, present and current effects of the transatlantic slave trade.
PROFile: ‘A positive perception of North American Indigenous people’
Born in Dortmund, Germany, Roland Bohr remembers his mother reading him the biography of Sitting Bull, the Lakota spiritual leader from South Dakota.
Webinar Wednesdays// Thrive Week// Exchange Opportunities// Career Chats on Instagram// Work-Study Program// Winter 2023 In-Course Awards// Graduate or Professional Studies Bursary// Use the myVisit App
Sex work laws in Canada reek of moralism
The term “prostitute/prostitution” is used in Canadian law, but the preferred terminology is sex worker/sex work.
Endlessly failing upward
“How are you going to deal with the expected attrition and align everyone on a shared vision?”