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  • (Re)writing Punk

    In a building on the corner of Stradbrook Avenue and Main Street, now hiding shyly behind a denture clinic, adjacent to the rapid-transit route, lived the vibrant, (in)famous House of Beep. Named after a beloved sugary fruit drink, the House of Beep was a counterculture chapel where Winnipeg’s early punks congregated.

  • Reimagining Nuit Blanche

    Nuit Blanche Winnipeg is one of the city’s most anticipated fall events, typically spanning across the core urban area with multitudes of art installations running late into the night.

  • Empty towers

    Working from home has its perks. Sweatpants, new pets and sleep-ins are certainly appreciated by workers. For small businesses downtown, however, the lack of office workers
    due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been economically devastating and has accelerated some negative trends that existed prior to 2020.

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • Distress from afar

    Close your eyes and envision education for all, peaceful gatherings and women rising the workforce ladder. This was Afghanistan’s trajectory before the atrocities that have flooded media outlets in the past weeks.

  • ‘Breaking free of hustle culture’

    Changing careers during the pandemic

  • Empty sanctuaries

    Local places of worship adapt to COVID-19

  • ‘Eye-popping’ conditions and ‘reactive’ policies

    A transit operator’s pandemic work environment

  • Romance, unprecedented

    Making it official in the time of COVID-19

  • Imagining future possibilities

    Honour fandoms by engaging with them in new, imaginative ways

  • Opening in a pandemic

    Why the owners of Gâto and Thyme took the risk

  • Winnipeg’s Twitch community hop back online

    ‘Fantastic’ and ‘supportive’ streaming community stays strong during COVID

  • Don’t have to social distance while fighting a dragon

    D&D uses ‘theatre of the mind’ to bring fantasy worlds to life

  • Ghost lights, cameras and acting

    Performance art in pandemic times

  • Invisible Winnipeg

    Another publishing year is coming to an end.

  • Literary landscapes

    Winnipeg as shaped by writing and writers

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Big Freedia

    Age of Aquarius 

  • Do you know where your sewage goes?

    Decades of conversations about wastewater in Winnipeg

  • Roger that

    Origin Stories: Madeleine Roger

  • She resells thrifted seashells via an online store

    The socioeconomic and ecological implications of thrift reselling

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