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More power to you
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“Do you even lift, bro?” 

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It’s the time
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It’s been a busy time for students in the cold, cold days of winter.

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Whose House? Barbara’s House!
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Barbara Bruce introduces herself in Cree. Her name is Kitchi Pinesiw Piminaw (Flies High Thunderbird), and she is from the Ma’iingan-doodem (Wolf Clan).

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CRITIPEG: Local Sky Tonight
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Last week, the latest collaborative effort from local performance art heavy-hitters Lorri Millan and Shawna Dempsey, Local Sky Tonight, was presented at the Gas Station Art Centre.

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Did you see that movie?
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Major film releases featuring Black characters and stories are few and far between. When these films do make it to theatres – such as 2018 films Sorry to Bother You and BlacKkKlansman – they often are only in select cinemas for short runs.

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“Sanctioned arty violence”
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Tucked away in the hip neighbourhood of West Broadway behind beloved local eatery The Tallest Poppy, The Sherbrook Inn isn’t really a place where you would expect live wrestling to be a hit.

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Learning through tasting
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Winnipeg’s Black History Month (BHM) celebrations are going in a tasty new direction.

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Can’t buy me love
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Valentine’s Day has long been the day for couples to show their affection for each other and singles to renounce love forever. 

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Celebrating African fashion in the ‘peg
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Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.

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Intimacy beyond sex
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A lot of talk around sex positivity foregrounds sexuality as inherently a good thing – something to not be ashamed of and even as a way to enact self-love and community-building. 

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Mental health matters because…
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The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has launched a campaign called #StudentsLetsAct to urge the Canadian government to create positive change for those struggling with mental illness.

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Midterm tensions
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Midterm tests and practical exams are often associated with stress, but with the right study habits and self-care practices, students can make it out alright.

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Jeff + Trevor
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A comic by Eric Hetherington.

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Bring on the music
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Drumroll, please … our annual New Music Issue is finally here!

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Uniter Fiver 2019
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Welcome to this year’s Uniter Fiver!

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WINNER: Like ”sitting in the shower”
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Bassist Alex Braun and guitarist Nick Lavich played in a band together in high school. That band was called Cataract.

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Keeping it close
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House Handshake is a band that believes in togetherness. Most of them share a home as well as a musical journey.

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Falling into place
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Coming of age provides a deep well of emotion from which to draw artistic inspiration. According to Dinner Club, their hard-hitting, driven punk songs feature a touch of it all.

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Everything old is new again
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Mister K a.k.a Kevin Roy is looking to the past to bring something new to pop music.

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Keeping it fun
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Baseball Hero is a relatively new band to Winnipeg, but their laid-back, honest approach to songwriting has brought them quickly into the spotlight.

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Whose House? The Peters’ House!
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Vanessa and JP Peters have helped some of Winnipeg’s most exciting musical projects to sound their best as co-proprietors of Private Ear Recording.

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Changing a community
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Stages are elevated spaces, spaces of heightened visibility. 

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CRITIPEG: WNMF 3: Orchestral Voice of the Future
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The Winnipeg New Music Festival Composer’s Institute (WNMFCI) invests the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s (WSO) collaborative capital into the careers of a lucky handful of sonic storytellers.

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Jamboree – Island Life
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Jamboree starts their five-track EP Island Life off with sparkling synthesizer sounds and crystal-clear rhodes tones. 

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No Gods, No Masters, No More Musical Revivals
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My name is Frances Koncan, and I hate musical theatre.

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Musician seeking band
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Some musicians join bands in high school and stay together for decades, but Brett Keating and Joshua Neufeld are among the many who are currently looking to Kijiji and Bandmix.ca to find their future music partners.

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A community with a sour(dough) heart
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Eadha Bread will host a Valentine’s Sourdough for Queers workshop on Feb. 14.

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Life as a student musician
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Post-secondary education can be stressful and take up a lot of time. Balancing the responsibilities of school and music can be challenging, but for Brett Ticzon, it was all about prioritizing.

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Graduating from high school band
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For many high school students, playing an instrument ends once they graduate.

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Solidarity in solitude
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In Winnipeg, we wear our winters as a badge of honour. 

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Much ado about queer theory
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Strange; odd; peculiar; eccentric. These are the 16th century connotations of the word “queer.”

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Confounders
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A puzzle by Justin Ladia.

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Choir is love
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Humans primally express themselves with sound. Where there is joy, there is a joyful noise. Where there is pain, there is wailing.

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Theatre talks
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This Sunday, Feb. 3, we’re grateful to host another amazing cultural producer as part of the Uniter Speaker Series. Darla Contois will join us at the West End Cultural Centre for an afternoon conversation.

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Whose House? Audrey’s House!
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Audrey Mercado describes her decorative style as a “broke version of mid-century modern,” complete with wood panelling, accents and furniture.

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CRITPEG: Army of Shadows
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Winnipeg Cinematheque is hosting a retrospective of the films of Jean-Pierre Melville in celebration of the director’s 100th birthday. 

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Home – House Handshake
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House Handshake presents itself less as a band and more of a tight-knit, makeshift family.

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Breaking up is (not always) hard to do
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Breakups can be difficult, whether it’s a romantic breakup or the breakup of your favourite band. But they don’t have to be.

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