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Kleefeld Honey Festival
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Aug. 11 to 13 // Where honey meets chili

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9TH ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL GUIDE LISTINGS
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Here's your guide to over 70 festivals in Winnipeg and around Manitoba.

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Discover summer
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When it comes to summer festivals, we have an abundance of choice here in Manitoba.

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Agassiz Chamber Music Festival
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June 9 to 16 // Something different for music lovers

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Blue Hills Fibre Festival
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June 10 // Exploring the fibre arts through workshops and demonstrations

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Starting your own DIY festival
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Advice from local festival organizers

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PortageX
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July 7 to 9 // A piece of history

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Winnipeg Fish Festival
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July 8 // Something fishy at The Forks

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Riding Mountain National Park Film Festival
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July 11 to 16 // Experiencing film through the great outdoors

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Fighting to be heard
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Female artists slowly break into the boy’s club of Manitoba music festivals

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Arborg Fair & Rodeo
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July 14 to 16 // From the farm to the festival

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Disco Needs A Squeeze
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July 27 to 29 // Showcasing Winnipeg’s hardcore punk scene

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Manitoba Electronic Music Exhibition
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Aug. 17 to 20 // Bringing big names that are off the (pop) charts

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Harvest Sun Music Festival
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Aug. 18 to 20 // Slow down and join the village

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Festival organizers plan for accessibility
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Reducing barriers can allow more Manitobans to enjoy festival culture

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Mix it up
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This, our last regular-ish paper of the year, is somewhat unconventional.

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Local drag
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Will Garrioch would love to see more growth on the Winnipeg drag scene so artists could start making some money.

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Publishers per capita
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Perhaps it’s time for Manitoba to start celebrating its status as a publishing hotspot.

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If you like The Head and the Heart, you’ll love …
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Popular folk and pop group The Head and the Heart will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on May 31 – a show that will attract many fans – but in the meantime, there are plenty of local acts for music lovers to enjoy. 

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Reviewing Winnipeg
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For the Urban Issue, The Uniter is reviewing facets of Winnipeg itself.

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Painting the town
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Winnipeg is home to many murals that tell the city’s tale. Artistic renderings of historical events can be found throughout the city, but as artists become inspired by other styles, they, and their murals, may be moving in a new direction.

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50 years of community
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The University of Winnipeg (U of W) celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. Throughout those years, the institution has developed an identity that experts say is still evolving.

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Trees and bees
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When it comes to Winnipeg’s urban environment, there are untapped resources peppered all throughout our city. 

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Through Daniel’s Eyes
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Daniel Crump is a storyteller with a passion for documenting the world using the medium of photography.

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Through Callie’s Eyes
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Callie Morris began taking photos at age 12, during a trip to Japan with her dad.

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How’s Winnipeg?
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“So how’s Winnipeg?” is the question my friends back in Calgary keep asking me. I moved from there to here five months ago, in November, which is widely regarded as a curious move from both Calgarians and Winnipeggers alike. I always skirt around the question, mainly because it’s a pretty complex answer I’m still figuring […]

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This dump is alright
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When searching the words “Winnipeg is” on Google, the first three phrases to appear were “a dump,” “a death sentence” and “frozen.” The fourth phrase, however, was “a great city.”

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Punchie
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Punchie is a one panel comic series that explores different worlds and characters. Hearts that rumble with faces from the fringes. Issue 1: In droid city, the resistance tags in red. 

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Making friends with Meredith Graves
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Meredith Graves is coming to Winnipeg to talk about feminism and capitalism, but also to make sure we’re doing alright up here.

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What’s in a job?
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We’re hiring another position for the fall – and perhaps some of you are wondering, “Why does The Uniter hire so often? Is there some nasty secret here in the basement of the Bulman Centre that drives aspiring writers and journalists away?”

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Intimate knots
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In the modern era, kinbaku is no longer used to bind one’s enemies. Rather, it has been popularized as a form of sexual bondage or BDSM (an umbrella term that refers to bondage/discipline, domination/submission, and sadism/masochism) often referred to as shibari, which means “to decoratively tie.”

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Whose House? Malaikah’s house
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It’s instantly clear when walking into Malaikah Rang’inya’s home that she has a passion for décor.

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This time, it’s personal for Alexa Dirks
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Alexa Dirks, the soulfully self-conscious singer at the heart of Begonia, is following up her sold-out March 3 EP release by writing music for her first full-length album.

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Panicland mixes practice with patience
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After hitting the top 20 on contemporary hit radio stations, Winnipeg’s Panicland is sharing the spotlight. 

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Modern run is missing history
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When choosing to participate in a fun run, there might be more to consider than which one has the catchiest name.

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Restaurants accommodate dietary restrictions
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Going out to eat can be a complicated experience for those with dietary restrictions. How does Winnipeg’s restaurant culture fare when it comes to accommodating allergies and alternative lifestyles?

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The Shins
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James Mercer and company are back after a five-year hiatus with an album that triumphantly returns to their indie-pop primed, psych-folk spangled, surf-tinged rock.

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Paterson
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Iconic indie film pioneer Jim Jarmusch’s newest feature, Paterson, showcases the director at his best. 

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What the heck’s a think tank?
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When seeking out reform or review of public policy, the answer is sometimes found in between the community that calls for reform and the government that executes it.

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A home for her
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For many women, homelessness doesn’t look like living on the streets. Their struggles are hidden and harder to document.

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The worth of a golden key
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As the school year wraps up, many high-achieving University of Winnipeg (U of W) students will likely receive a surprise letter from the Golden Key International Honour Society. The letter offers lifetime honour society membership to the top-scoring 15 per cent of the student body for a one-time fee.

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