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  • City briefs

    Bergvall and Moure in conversation// How to get accomodated at U of W// Winnipeg and water// 5-year review of the Colombian Peace Agreement// Annual toy drive returns to Wii Chiwaakanak// Bus shelter blaze before poverty policy review

  • Arts Briefs

    A love letter to Jewish mothers// WAFF celebrating 20th anniversary// Exploring the Heart of the Forest// Midnight Review presents ... a new album// The city is still red// Supporting BIPOC filmakers

  • Critipeg: Ste. Anne

    Plays at Cinematheque until Nov. 23

  • Growing a community within a community

    Through the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s (WAG) Art to Inspire program, people with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia have an opportunity to create, experience and connect through art.

  • Rewinding the tape

    Winnipeg-based band Moonfield might have formed two years ago, but they’re finally able to share their first EP, Televox. With music slightly reminiscent of U2 and Radiohead, Santiago Ardila (drums), Andrew Friesen (guitar, bass), Danial Peirson (guitar, bass and synth) and Hayden Major (lead singer, guitar) are excited for people to listen to them from all over the world.

  • Welcoming introspective, Indigenous art perspectives

    Indigenous-centred discussions are being nurtured by a recent installation at the Urban Shaman Gallery. The Living with Contradiction and Other Work exhibition was curated by multidisciplinary Montreal artist Nadia Myre, and it explores Indigenous histories, settler/colonial relationships and lived experiences.

  • Apollo Suns return to The Park Theatre

    Restrictions that barred in-person performances during the COVID-19 pandemic left musicians scrambling to find different ways to collaborate and communicate.

  • Ending homelessness

    On Nov. 2, End Homelessness Winnipeg released the 2021 Interim Street Census. The data for this report was gathered over a 24-hour period from April 21 to 22 of this year and offers a glimpse into houselessness in Winnipeg and the most-impacted demographics.

  • PROFile: Interdisciplinary Sociologist

    When Kristen Hardy started her undergraduate degree, she immediately knew she wanted to be an academic and a professor.

  • ‘A donation of your time’

    On Nov. 3, Career Services at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), in partnership with Volunteer Manitoba, hosted nine exhibitors and many students at the Volunteer Fair. At this event, students had the opportunity to learn about volunteerism and connect with different organizations that are currently recruiting volunteers.

  • Revitalizing Indigenous languages and preserving cultures

    As students browse the glossary of undergraduate programs offered at the University of Winnipeg (U of W), they will now see the new Bachelors of Arts in Indigenous Languages program. This program, which is offering three- and four-year degree options, was made available to students in the fall 2021 term.

  • Campus briefs

    Career services drop-in sessions// Dropping courses// Webinar Wednesdays: Tips for Success// Thrive Week// In-person service resumes for some departments in Student Services// Use the myVisit App// Need a spot for your winter coat? Rent a locker!

  • EQ3 opens flagship store

    EQ3, an internationally successful, Winnipeg-based furniture brand, opened a flagship store – its largest yet – in its hometown on Oct. 29. Located near the CF Polo Park Shopping Centre, this store is more than 40,000 square feet and may change the furniture-shopping experience.

  • Stefanson is Manitoba’s first woman Premier

    Heather Stefanson defeated Shelly Glover to become leader of the Progressive Conservative (PC) Party of Manitoba, succeeding Brian Pallister and interim leader Kelvin Goertzen. A few days later, she was sworn in as Manitoba’s 24th premier and became the first woman to lead the province.

  • City briefs

    What gets weird when we talk about free speech?// Vaccine verification is back// Love and Information live in YouTube// A reading with Karen McBride// Province recognizes assisted reproduction// While UMFA strikes, province pays $12.5M for third-party job training

  • Arts brief

    Half Moon Market at the King's Head// Digital jazz//Fresh Blood Project 2// Celebrating women in blues// Royal MTC presents Orlando// Return of the Art Holm

  • It’s been a long ‘live’ coming

    After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the So Long, Bannatyne music festival will be held on Nov. 20 at the Burton Cummings Theatre.

  • Exploring identity through contemporary dance

    Historically, dance companies have looked for certain physical qualities: height, weight, body shape and skin colour. Syreeta Hector, a Toronto-based dancer and choreographer, is attempting to bring awareness to this elitism in the ballet world.

  • Field guide concert coming to the West End Cultural Centre

    While some people chose to try new things and learn new hobbies over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, others worked hard on things they had always wanted to do. Dylan MacDonald, known by his musical alias, Field Guide, did exactly that.

  • Haircare and self-care

    It’s finally here. Whether you’ve been anticipating it or dreading it, there is snow on the ground in Winnipeg. Wednesday morning, I watched out my apartment window as the rain gradually transformed into fluffy white flakes.

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