Volume 78, Number 11

Published November 23, 2023

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  • Bittersweet farewells

    Within 24 hours, Winnipeggers learned that we’ll be bidding farewell to two local institutions of sorts.

  • Thoroughly modern milliner

    Tucked away in a quiet corner at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Qaumajuq’s 2023 CRAFTED show, couture milliner Helen Gair of Helen Gair Millinery selects a red beret from her display and carefully places it on the head of a curious attendee.

  • Origin Stories: Crumb Queen

    Three years have passed since Cloe Wiebe started Crumb Queen.

  • Serena Ryder reimagines the holidays

    Few occasions trigger a barrage of complicated feelings like the holidays. Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder knows this all too well.

  • Yo-ho-ho (and a bottle of paint)

    The seasick and thalassophobic should steer clear of the Exchange District’s always vibrant cre8ery Gallery and Studio for the next few weeks. For everyone else, batten down the hatches and explore artist Maureen Babb’s newest collection, A Star to Steer by, from Nov. 23 to Dec. 5.

  • Weaving Métis stories through song

    Six years ago, during a 10,000-kilometre research trip across the M.tis homeland, Dr. Suzanne Steele, a M.tis librettist, poet and scholar, came across a historical love affair that would define her artistic life for the next several years.

  • Critipeg: My Animal

    Plays at Cinematheque from Dec. 1 to 10

  • Arts briefs

    Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday celebration // A movie you can dance to // Theatrical connections // Sound of Music @ Royal MTC // On the future of Black art in Canada // Celebrating labour and the arts

  • ‘We don’t have a choice to bleed’

    A newly launched Free Flow pilot project at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) now provides free menstrual products in some campus bathrooms, because people “don’t have a choice to bleed.”

  • Putting food on the table

    Food banks throughout Winnipeg are seeing an increase in clients in need of food as the holiday season approaches.

  • U of W Rocky Cree Language Project launches app, teachers’ guide

    The language one speaks every day, like breathing, is easy to leave unexamined. But as many Indigenous educators, activists and artists point out, languages, and especially regional dialects, carry important, geographically specific cultural and historic context.

  • City briefs

    Continued calls for ceasefire in Gaza // Arlington Bridge closed indefinitely // Bombers lose the Grey Cup // The Good Will says ‘see you later’ // STBBI prevention and ongoing care // Teach-in and discussion on Palestine and genocide

  • Devin Latimer, chemistry instructor

    Devin Latimer, a chemistry instructor at the University of Winnipeg, hails from the northern Manitoba towns of Lynn Lake and Leaf Rapids.

  • Campus briefs


  • Failure to launch

    Canada’s failure to keep its climate commitments reflects the need for more people to do any heavy lifting when it comes to taking climate action and the crisis head-on.

  • Are they beyond salvation?

    Last year, traditional Catholics, or trad Caths, were brought to wider attention when The New York Times published the article “New York’s Hottest Club Is the Catholic Church.”

  • Horoscopes

    A hopeful outlook comes as the sun enters fire sign Sagittarius on Wednesday, November 22, at 9:02 AM.