Volume 77, Number 17
Published February 2, 2023
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.
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.
Plays at Cinematheque from Feb. 4 to 12
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
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.
Webinar Wednesdays// Career Chats on Instagram// Fall/Winter Term courses - Final withdrawal date// Ask an Advisor on Instagram// Spring Graduation
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.