Volume 77, Number 23
Published March 23, 2023
More Uniter than usual!
Those of you who picked up a physical copy of The Uniter this past week may have noticed something weird.
City support for libraries is overdue
Libraries are intersections of cultures, knowledge and accessibility within cities.
‘An architectural jewel’
Places + Spaces: Winnipeg is a series of documentary vignettes that puts the structures, histories and politics of Winnipeg’s built environment on screen.
Tough talk at tea
Sitting down with family for dinner or coffee can often lead to awkward conversations.
‘Made with collective care’
From April 5 to 9, Prairie Theatre Exchange will host Phase 4.0, a dance show presented by Alexandra Elliott Dance.
Global soul supremacy
The phrase “soul supreme” may conjure imagery of beehive hairdos and a certain doe-eyed songstress from Detroit.
Critipeg: Space Girl
Runs at Prairie Theatre Exchange until April 2
Lubomyr Melnyk is back in town// Get on board// Trio SR9 at CCFM// Somewhere between figurative and abstract// Don’t be negative, bring your negatives// Solidarity forever
Plays at the Dave Barber Cinematheque on March 22 and 23
Spring Term registration// Graduation Pow Wow// Webinar Wednesdays// Career Chats on Instagram// Ask an Advisor on Instagram
‘A poet’s novelist’
Zoe Whittall is an acclaimed novelist, poet, screenwriter and this semester’s Carol Shields writer-in-residence at the University of Winnipeg.
What makes a 15-minute city?
Winnipeg depends on cars. This is partially due to urban sprawl, an unreliable public-transit system and an overall lack of walking and cycling infrastructure.
Ecological sustainability and theatre
Dr. Dennis Gupa, a queer artist of Colour and assistant professor in the University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film, says “(Theatre) gives you the possibility of imagining.”
More SANE staffing shortages// New expansion of missing-persons response unit// Funding for Velma’s House// NDP promising free birth contro// Changes to camping reservation system// Prioritizing safety at the Millennium Library
By some accidental sequence of thoughtless actions, I discovered the possibility of disappearing into a man’s life for a day, a week, a short time, burrowing into a shared warmth, a stillness away from the ever-moving surface of everyday life.
The world through two wheels
The bicycle is one of the simplest forms of transportation on the planet.