Volume 77, Number 17

Published February 2, 2023

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  • Frightening, fun fungi

    Like many fellow pop-culture dorks, I’m really enjoying watching The Last of Us, HBO’s new twist on the zombie genre.

  • You gotta see it to believe it

    In the 1960s and ’70s, country and blues music dominated the Main Street strip in Winnipeg.

  • Comedic relief

    The basement of the Fort Garry Hotel will soon transform into a haven for comedians from the central Prairies and beyond.

  • Old McDonald has a film series

    If laughter is the best medicine, visiting the Dave Barber Cinematheque for a healthy dose of comedy from Kevin McDonald is the prescription.

  • Sunday, Blue Sunday

    Big Dave McLean, easily Western Canada’s foremost all-purpose bluesman, has made Sunday evenings at the Times Change(d) High and Lonesome an indispensable way for Winnipeggers to wind down the week. 

  • No Bears

    Plays at Cinematheque from Feb. 4 to 12

  • Arts briefs

    A gothic gathering// A very West Broadway winter// Manitoba artists receive JUNO nominations// Through Idan Cohen’s Looking Glass// The Rockies get their picture show// Urban Shaman presents Brennan McKay

  • City briefs

    Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine (RAAM) clinic// Local Black History Month events// Carbon Tax Relief Fund cheques// Community tree-planting program// McLaren Hotel transforms// Sexual-assault nurse examiner program expands

  • The benefits of ‘yes and’

    For those who aren’t extroverted by nature, it can be easy to dismiss improv as an activity that demands a certain degree of confidence and social energy.

  • Preventing burnout among students

    In the 2022 Canadian Student Wellbeing Survey, 53 per cent of students attending post-secondary education reported feeling stressed while balancing school commitments, jobs, extracurricular activities and their health and wellbeing.

  • Curiosity and playfulness in ancient Greek literature

    Dr. Melissa Funke is an assistant professor in classics.

  • Student services

    Webinar Wednesdays// Career Chats on Instagram// Fall/Winter Term courses - Final withdrawal date// Ask an Advisor on Instagram// Spring Graduation

  • Turning 24

    January 2023 hit like a ton of bricks, and something else is on the way: my 24th birthday.

  • Diagnosed as female

    The film doesn’t matter, although I’ve only seen a handful in theatres over the past few years.

  • Left behind culinary culture

    If breathing is our most instinctual act, then eating is our most human.