Music

  • Favourite local music venue

    1. The Good Will Social Club
    2. The Park Theatre
    3. The Handsome Daughter

  • Favourite local album / Favourite local live performance

    Favourite local album
    1. Jamboree - Life in the Dome
    2. Yes We Mystic - Trustfall
    3. JayWood - Slingshot / Living Hour - Someday is Today (tie)

     

    Favourite local live performance
    1. Jamboree as Oasis (Bands as Bands)
    2. Paul Rabliauskas at Rumors
    3. three-way tie

  • Favourite local achiever over 60

    1. Fred Penner
    2. Scott Oake
    3. Al Simmons

  • Hearing Trees: Small Talk EP review

    Releases Nov. 30 at the Park Theatre

  • Arts briefs

    Chuckling for a good cause// MTC presents The Three Musketeers// Jaimie Isaac exhibition at 1C03// Cinematoba kickstarts community film// Empowering incarcerated women through beadwork// A final evening with Duncan Mercredi and friends

  • A modern-day patron of the arts

    With dozens of releases and a family of artists whose music ranges from roots to shoegaze, Winnipeg record label Transistor 66 has been part of the city’s rock scene for decades.

  • There and back again

    Whether it’s baking sourdough bread, hiking, playing video games, fostering pets or learning a new language, there is no shortage of hobbies out there.

  • Arts briefs

    50 years of PTE// A lyrical Cinderella story// Hearing Trees album release show// Final call: Transmissions exhibition// Cosmic voices// Cinematic Somatics workshop

  • The Northern sun also rises

    Forty years ago, Hinode Taiko planted roots in Winnipeg following an inspiring Folklorama performance.

  • ‘A divine collision’

    The mere mention of Greek tragedy may conjure dormant memories of classics courses long past: the dramatic commentary of the chorus, the laundry list of cacophonic names, the scoring from a Mexican progressive rock band.

  • Touring turbulence

    It’s often regarded as a hallmark of “making it” in the music scene, but for some musicians, touring has become less about making a buck and more about breaking even – or in some cases, accepting financial loss.

  • Yeezus Christ, make it stop

    Wake up, Mr. West. Please.

  • Arts briefs

    Shared Legacies exhibit// WCD presents Serpentine// Living loud// PLATFORM for a good cause// A play about garbage and longing// Mount Doom album-release show

  • Arts briefs

    Jazz jam seshes// The Standstills opener// Bring on the burlesque// Nature imitates art// Fortunate Ones @ WECC// Royal MTC presents New

  • Cats cookin’ for a quarter century

    For those who’ve been snapping their fingers the last quarter century, now’s not the time to stop.

  • Origin stories: Fred Penner, entertainer and musician

    Children’s performing legend Fred Penner recently returned to Manitoba for gigs in Winkler and Portage la Prairie.

  • ‘Radio is romantic’

    Imagine: the year is 1998, and you’re at the University of Winnipeg campus, sitting in the student lounge and smoking a cigarette while listening to CKUW.

  • One last go around

    On Oct. 19, two Winnipeg artists with half a decade of experience in the local scene bid farewell at the Handsome Daughter.

  • Origin Stories: Sierra Noble, Canadian Singer/ Songwriter

    Born in Ottawa, Sierra Noble moved to Winnipeg as a baby. They started their artistic career at 10 years old.

  • The beat goes on

    Musician and Into the Music employee Jason Churko has always felt at home in record stores. He fondly recalls early memories visiting music shops, which were among his most formative experiences as a child.

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