Pop Culture

  • Security at Winnipeg raves

    I’m dancing, sweaty. My eyes flicker back and forth so fast I can hardly see, rolling back up.

  • Global soul supremacy

    The phrase “soul supreme” may conjure imagery of beehive hairdos and a certain doe-eyed songstress from Detroit.

  • Arts briefs

    Feelin’ lucky// Submit your ArchiShorts// A Millenium Centre soirée// Talking movement// From the Junos to the Limelight// It’s worth the trip: Here & There

  • Shay Wolf’s Stay EP

    Prairie born-and-raised artist Shay Wolf’s debut EP, Stay, is available now on all major streaming platforms.

  • After the swan song

    André Lewis is no stranger to Swan Lake. The artistic director’s career at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) has spanned three decades.

  • Competition in bits and bytes

    Over the past decade, professional video gaming, or esports, have rapidly ascended from basement LAN parties and dank arcades to sold-out stadiums across the globe.

  • Taking pop seriously

    Local up-and-coming pop artist Carlo Capobianco is set to release his debut album at the end of the month.

  • Tuning (The) Forks

    The city’s most famous meeting place is going to sound that much sweeter this month.

  • Shaving, waxing, tweezing

    I keep checking under my chin for this one persistent hair that grows in fits and starts.

  • Embracing the curl

    Growing up a curly girl in Manitoba was a struggle.

  • Dreamland is a wish your stomach makes

    The next time hunger strikes near west Portage Avenue, dream a little dream of meat.

  • ‘Everyone has their turnip’

    Canadian comedian Ali Hassan, host of CBC’s Laugh Out Loud and Canada Reads, is coming to the West End Cultural Centre on March 15 as a part of his Does This Taste Funny? comedy tour.

  • Sounding it out

    The age-old spelling bee will soon meet the age-older beer.

  • A sweet release

    The Winnipeg music scene has a new addition.

  • More things in heaven and earth

    For some, questions of creation and what lies beyond can be a legitimate source of stress and anguish. For local artist Lori Ferguson, it’s just fuel for the fire.

  • Frets in high places

    There are more than just termites and cobwebs thriving in a certain Winnipeg attic.

  • Tales from the chronic keepers

    There’s a new major cannabis syndicate in town, and they’re making a big splash.

  • Coming to you independent and ad-free

    Between the same couple hits playing over and over, disc jockeys seemingly talking about nothing and the blare of advertisements, finding quality radio can seem like an impossible task.

  • Arts briefs

    The old Ball & Chain// Trouble in Mind @ MTC// Feeling Lynchian// A reel good workshop// UW theatre troupe presents The Secret in the Wings// ‘Where street dance and classical music meet’

  • Turning 24

    January 2023 hit like a ton of bricks, and something else is on the way: my 24th birthday.

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