Pop Culture

  • Toque weather

    Comic by creative director Talia Steele

  • I am consciousness

    Comic by Keegan Steele

  • Mother of Goo

    When I told some friends that I was going to write about piss play this month, the reactions I received were a mix of laughter and disgust. Peeing during sexual encounters seems to hold more shock value than anything I’ve covered yet, and fair enough – if it’s not for you, don’t do it!

  • WNDX Festival of Moving Image screens innovative films

    The WNDX Festival of Moving Image has brought innovative images and films to Winnipeggers since 2005. The festival exposes audiences to both international works and films from the Prairie provinces, featuring groups often overlooked by mainstream festival circuits.

  • Breaking down barriers and lyricizing mental health

    After a five-year hiatus, local singersongwriter Sierra Noble was excited to release a new single called “Let Me Out Of Here” on Oct. 1. The song was made in collaboration with Rusty Matyas and touched on their respective experiences with mental health.

  • Punk’s not dead

    Do you like punk rock? How about feminism? Local Winnipeg history? If you do, then holy moly, get ready for a treat.

  • (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.

  • Bus

  • Arts briefs

    Orange Shirt Days at the Manitoba Museum// Freddy and the Fire Nation at The Good Will// Cowboys and the Characters at cre8ery// Propagandhi at The Park// WCD Emerging Artist Initiative

  • Laughing into the 20s

    Comedians from across the country will arrive in Winnipeg for the 20th anniversary of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, taking place from Oct. 5 to 10.

    A lineup filled with talent and charisma is set to charm audiences after the uncertainty of whether a celebration would be possible due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Stepping up to booking

    The Good Will Social Club is a hub for local and visiting artists to play tunes, have faceoffs and unite people with the venue’s electric karaoke sessions. All these events couldn’t happen without someone to connect with musicians and organize dates to make these arrangements a reality.

  • 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.

  • Nice fall things

  • Millennial digs

  • Millennial blues

    Recently, a very interesting video has been circulating various social-media platforms. In it, an older, seemingly wiser Steve from Blue’s Clues – the beloved television show many millennials grew up watching – gives a heartfelt speech about how proud he is of all that we, his now-adult viewers, have accomplished.

  • Arts briefs

    Apollo Suns release new Single// Good Will reopening show// Black Forest Sanitorium installation// Brandi Vezina album release party// WSO community celebration concert// Project Jazz at Old Market Square

  • Critipeg: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Currently playing in the theatres. 

  • Sherbrook Street Fest returns

    After a one-year hiatus, the Sherbrook Street Festival will return to West Broadway for its 16th year from Sept. 10 to 11. This year, however, folks can expect to hear music playing from River Avenue to Portage Avenue.

  • Black-made films deserve Canada‚Äôs attention

    Media hush surrounding Black Bodies indicates lack of support for Black filmmakers

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents The Faculty of Horror

    Leaning into discomfort

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