Winnipeg is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. It is home to people from different origins, religions and ethnicities, who speak different languages and follow different traditions.
Every October, as Halloween approaches, Winnipeggers are reminded of the city’s many supposedly haunted buildings.
For dancer and actor Maria Anne Grant, performing has always taken a central role in her life.
Bang Bang by Kat Sandler opens up the 2019-20 season at Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre at the Tom Hendry Warehouse, which is in its 50th season.
Derived from the Sanskrit word dīpāvali meaning “row of lights,” Diwali is a five-day spiritual event that begins on Oct. 25. The event’s pre-celebration on Oct. 11 at the Punjab Cultural Centre promises to be culturally encapsulating.
Canada has a brand new arts and literature publication. Winnipeg-based Reverie Review features painting, fashion, writing and more.
In Winnipeg’s growing art scene, artists must distinguish themselves from the status quo to excel in the music industry. The Winnipeg Music Project (WMP) radio show provides artists with the help and connections needed to achieve greater musical success.
The availability of fresh, local produce during the summer months is one of Winnipeg’s greatest assets.
What do the Masonic Temple, St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church, the Fire Fighters Museum and the Burton Cummings Theatre all have in common? According to some, they are all hot spots for paranormal activity.
Wrapped in the question of how society responds to climate change are a lot of other questions about what people value, what “progress” means and what a good life looks like.
With Thanksgiving approaching, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) Foodbank plays a key role in the lives of many members of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) community.
Earlier this year, Garbonzo’s Pizza Pub and Starbucks, located in the AnX building on the University of Winnipeg (U of W) campus, closed their doors
Dr. Heather Snell is a professor specializing in post-colonial and cultural studies in the English department at the University of Winnipeg.
Another hockey season is underway, and, at least for the Winnipeg Jets, this year seems to be fraught with more drama than the last.
On Sept. 17, 2019, Merriam-Webster added the non-binary pronouns “they”/“them” to the dictionary.
With the increase in quality and affordability of digital media, many people working in film and music have pivoted away from physical media, opting to photograph or record digitally and to release through online streaming services. But analog art isn’t dead yet.
In 2019, virtually any kind of art can be accessed via smartphone. Whether streaming music from Spotify or films from Netflix, it’s easy to feel like physical media is a thing of the past.
Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.
Though often abstract and full of hidden meanings, art is also beautiful and meaningful in its simplest forms, which is something that Lucille Kim captures in Between Temporal and Permanent Histories of Pain.
The Nigerian Association of Manitoba Incorporated (NAMI) will celebrate Nigeria’s independence with the entire Winnipeg community in mind.
The Winnipeg Public Library’s new writer-in-residence is taking appointments as of Oct. 1.
Red Green returns to Winnipeg for his “This Could Be It” tour
Jeff Billeck joined the University of Winnipeg (U of W) in 2008 as an athletic therapist.
As of Sept. 1, Mifegymiso (also known as “Mife”), a pill that allows people to end a pregnancy within the first 10 weeks, is covered by Manitoba Health and free.
With the launching of the Create chapbook, incarcerated women in the Women’s Correctional Centre (WCC) are being given a voice and the ability to add “published poet/writer/artist” to their lists of accomplishments.
On Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., prominent Canadian activists Stephen Lewis and David Suzuki will speak at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) as part of their Climate First tour. This national tour’s Winnipeg event is presented in conjunction with the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series.
Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, associate professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Her memoir Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related is among five finalists for this prestigious $60,000 prize.
Anyone who’s turned on a phone or the radio within the past week has probably heard about the photos of Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau wearing blackface and brownface.
Juice Journal launches its 19th edition of the University of Winnipeg (U of W) literary journal on Oct. 7.
“I really like writing. I like telling stories.”
It’s long been a tradition for celebrated filmmakers, especially those who typically avoid genre work, to make a science fiction film at some point in their career.
The popular saying “dress to impress” can imply that spending large amounts of money on clothing will ensure success and approval. But this is not always the case.
The comic industry has become a multi-billion-dollar juggernaut with numerous successful film adaptations and television shows.
For Greg Tonn, owner of Winnipeg’s premier vinyl destination Into the Music, staying afloat in the digital age is all about adaptability.