Pop Culture

  • Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

    Plays until Nov. 24 on Cinematheque at Home

  • 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

  • Time to pretend

    Some people are taking a more practical approach to media escapism, beyond video games or virtual reality.

  • 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.

  • Endlessly failing upward

    “How are you going to deal with the expected attrition and align everyone on a shared vision?”

  • Sex work laws in Canada reek of moralism

    The term “prostitute/prostitution” is used in Canadian law, but the preferred terminology is sex worker/sex work.

  • Tricks and tampered treats

    Perhaps the most demonized holiday, Halloween has long served as a scapegoat for society’s fears.

  • Arts briefs

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

  • Critipeg: Daisies

    Plays Nov. 24 to 30 at Cinematheque

  • ‘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.

  • Yeezus Christ, make it stop

    Wake up, Mr. West. Please.

  • The North and its people in watercolour

    This month, Oceans North, a conservation organization focused on Northern Canada and its watersheds, is taking a different approach to foster an appreciation for Canada’s natural landscape.

  • November geese

  • Arts briefs

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

  • Critipeg: Rosie

    Plays at Cinematheque from Nov. 11 to 13

  • The competition heats up

    Six Winnipeg chefs will face off in the regional qualifier for Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, a national cooking competition to crown the country’s top chef.

  • 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.

  • Writing on wokeness

    The word “woke” rose to popularity amid growing public discourse around the Black liberation movement.

  • ‘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.

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