Googling “body positivity” depicts what the current movement looks like: majorly, a space for white, thinner women, a smaller amount of space for Women of Colour; and a barely there space for trans, non-binary or queer folks.
While The Uniter hits newsstands every week, there’s quite a bit that goes on behind the scenes to make each issue.
Lauren Swan admits she’s “a sucker for sentimental things.”
Laughter is Medicine is a hit. Back for its third installment on March 15, the night of ingenious Indigenous comedy has sold out both its previous shows.
The internet is rife with places to buy people’s old stuff. Sites like Kijiji, eBay and Etsy facilitate item-for-cash exchanges between frequently anonymous individuals. Bunz sets out to do something different.
The hospital isn’t the first place one might expect to hear an orchestral performance.
Ojibwe language speakers gather at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (MICIC) for Ojibwemowin Adoopowining, an Ojibwe Language Table, to have some soup, bannock and to practice Ojibwe conversationally every Friday.
On March 12, Dr. David Suzuki will give a lecture on business and the environment at the Fort Garry Hotel, hosted by the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce (ACC).
Amongst the hustle and bustle through the first floor of Centennial Hall, Gallery 1C03 will host Katherine Boyer’s installation, Water Meets Body.
On April 19, Slavoj Žižek will visit the University of Winnipeg (U of W) for the Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series. Žižek is a Slovenian political philosopher, psychoanalyst and prolific writer on critical theory.
Though early February saw frostbite warnings and freezing temperatures in Winnipeg, the planet overall continues to rapidly heat up. Feb. 9 also saw the Peg City Climate Jam, the first event of many produced by Climate Action Team Manitoba (CATM) to bring people together to collaborate, communicate and work toward a zero-carbon society.
This issue straddles the end of February and beginning of March, a transition from deep winter to end-winter.
Jennifer Ilse Black offers a caustic ode to the Captain Planet generation in her debut novella Small Predators, published by ARP Books.
There are few things more existentially terrifying than cancer. I imagine it’s near impossible to properly describe the sensation of carrying your death with you always.
Major Canadian software developer Ubisoft, the company behind hits like the Assassin’s Creed franchise, recently opened an office in Winnipeg.
Winnipeg’s music scene loves a midnight multi-band lineup.
There’s no doubt that folk tunes and culture exist as fundamental pillars of music today. However, it seems that public interest in twanging banjos and campfire jam sessions has declined in recent years.
Cynthia Boehm is leading the second session in her three-part moccasin-making teaching series at the Manitoba Museum on March 3.
The sixth-annual LoveLocalMB event, which showcases local Manitoban food and beverages, will take place on March 2.
Some retail stores are fulfilling requests from patrons that demand an easier shopping experience.
Wellness seems to pour from every crevasse of the marketing world currently, from chain health food stores, crystal companies, gyms and weight-loss programs to yoga studios, greeting cards and mental health campaigns.
It’s been a busy time for students in the cold, cold days of winter.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Winnipeg’s Black History Month (BHM) celebrations are going in a tasty new direction.
Valentine’s Day has long been the day for couples to show their affection for each other and singles to renounce love forever.
Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.
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.
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.
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.
Drumroll, please … our annual New Music Issue is finally here!
Bassist Alex Braun and guitarist Nick Lavich played in a band together in high school. That band was called Cataract.