Literature

  • Arts briefs

    A dark day for the arts // A flurry of laughs // A dance double-feature // A concert in the sky(walk) // An intuitive art exhibition // A call for Prairie art books

  • Books, beer and a boost for RaY

    Anyone can be “Garbage Boy” – at least that’s what Winnipeg author Michael McMullen wants readers of his sophomore novel, Garbage Boy: The High Bar of Low Expectations, to consider.

  • All things ‘horror’ this way come

    Perhaps starting with childhood nightmares, a fear of the basement or tales told by flashlight, horror is a topic that Chelsea McKee-Trenchard, owner of Raven’s End Books: The Horror Bookshop, believes touches everyone.

  • Black pride, no prejudice

    When Joseph Ahissou first moved to Canada from his home in the Republic of Benin, he became distinctly aware of a part of his identity for the first time.

  • Taking appropriation out of the recipe

    The cookbook is a fixture of the kitchen as much as any edible ingredient. A new exhibit at the PLATFORM Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts asks those who use the culinary tomes to engage with other cultures to consider their impact and authority.

  • Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    1. The Uniter (editor’s note: please stop voting for us)

    2. Stylus

    3. ARP Books

  • 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

  • Arts Briefs

    Peaceful reflections @ cre8ery // MAWA reading group // Talking architecture // Celebrating Manitoba country // they tried to bury us // Coup de Coeur Francophone

  • Prairie allegories

    Local author and researcher Owen Toews’ debut novel, Island Falls, follows an unnamed narrator who recalls their time as a student in a small, Marxist program in New York and their friendship with another student, Jan, who writes inquiries into the history of his hometown, Island Falls.

  • Beware the harvest moon

    Paranoid pizza guys, alien-abducted golfers and cryptids galore ... is there anything more quintessentially Manitoban?

  • City briefs

    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

  • ‘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.

  • City support for libraries is overdue

    Libraries are intersections of cultures, knowledge and accessibility within cities. 

  • Good grief

    The universal and arduous experience of grieving can feel unbearably lonely.

  • Arts briefs

    Jazz @ the Fort Garry// Freeze Frame returns// Writing on joy// Lizzy Hoyt x MCO// Nickybaby releases debut EP// Apply to Plug-In ICA’s summer institute

  • Arts briefs

    Hého, let’s go!// An afternoon brew-ski// Taking care of business// Writing on Western Canadian art// Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers @ PTE// STAGES Speaker Series: Ekene Emeka-Maduka

  • Curiosity and playfulness in ancient Greek literature

    Dr. Melissa Funke is an assistant professor in classics.

  • A rich French culture

    Dr. Adina Balint is a professor of French literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Winnipeg.

  • Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    1. The Winnipeg Free Press

    2. Stylus

    3. Border Crossings / The Manitoban (tie)

  • Favourite local writer

    1. Jessica Seburn
    2. Bartley Kives
    3. Madeline Rae

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