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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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Coming out comedy
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2018 was a big year for Chanty Marostica.

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Open mics offer space to try something new
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Tune your guitar and polish up your magic tricks – there’s a new open mic coming to Winnipeg.

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Defying expectations with honesty
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Darla Contois’ passion for theatre was first sparked by a production of award-winning Métis playwright Ian Ross’ Baloney! when it visited her high school.

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Peg panty party
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The upcoming ArtsJunktion ArtHive encourages people to show a little more love, care and creativity toward their underwear drawer.

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A match made for match
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Thom Bargen will host the fifth Local Brews + Global Views event, which gives members of the public an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about global development projects with Nuala Nazarko, regional manager for development with MATCH International Women’s Fund, and Kristie Pearson, the chair of the Winnipeg Fund in support of MATCH.

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Art exhibition explores ethics of court representations
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A still from That ends that matter by Jean Paul Kelly., produced in 2016 for the Delfina Foundation, and currently on view at Plug In ICA

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Putting the ‘fun’ back in the fundrive
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Every year, the University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) community radio station CKUW works on and off the air to raise the money they need to keep operating consistently and commercial-free.

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Push to the playoffs
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With the Canada West playoffs on the horizon, the University of Winnipeg Wesmen basketball teams hosted two of the most talented squads in the conference last weekend: the University of Regina Cougars.

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Every body in the pool
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Swimming is a popular, benefit-rich activity, but there are social and structural barriers which can make swimming in the city an impossibility for many.

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The bones we’ve saved, and still live in
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The Historical Building and Resources Committee (HBRC) met for the first time on July 19, 2014, providing municipal support for heritage sites in the city that had previously been given status and support through the provincial government, or through groups like the Manitoba Historical Society and Heritage Winnipeg.

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Write through january
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As this issue hits the stands, we’ll be in the tail end of January, a dark, cold month in Winnipeg.

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Whose House? Jessica’s House!
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Jessica Antony is a child of Winnipeg’s core. She grew up in south Osborne, went to Gordon Bell High School and the University of Winnipeg (U of W), and she still lives a stone’s throw from it all.

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CRITPEG: The Price of Everything
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Fundamentally, art is the reflection of human experience focused through creative expression. 

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Window art
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Windows invite mutual observation. What’s outside the window looks in, and what’s inside the window looks out. At the Window project, people look in, but it’s art that looks back out.

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Talking about Treaties
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For White Spotted Horse, a treaty isn’t a contract; it’s a relationship.

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Garry Thomas Morse visits the U of W
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The University of Winnipeg (U of W) will host Garry Thomas Morse as he shares his literary knowledge and experience with students and community members in the city.

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Real life tales of autism
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Jeremy Morantz is a Creative Communications student who studied at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) and is now publishing a book to commemorate and celebrate the life of his late brother, Nathan, who lived with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The book is titled What Does He Dream About?

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Debunking the myth of a better self
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The Christmas I was in kindergarten, my aunts gifted me a really cute denim jacket – the kind I would be stoked to wear today. I remember looking at my five-year-old self in the mirror as I tried it on, and feeling, for the first time, deeply ashamed of my body. I looked … big, […]

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What I’m trying to do
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I’m thinking about this vision I had for my life as a kid. I saw myself living in a hundred-year-old bungalow, with creaky floors and incense burning and classical music on the radio. There were cats, and maybe someone who loved me living their life in tandem with mine.

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Supporting survivors of sexual harassment and assault
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Many of us have heard stories, whether from the news, close friends, relatives or coworkers, about how sexual harassment and assault have impacted their lives. Some of us might have stories of our own. For those who do not, it can be difficult to know how to link arms with survivors and continue advocating against […]

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Jeff & Trevor in: Bread or Alive
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A comic by Eric Hetherington

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