Leah Werier

Figure it out

Whether she is hanging decaying rabbit carcasses from trees or drawing popular cartoon characters caught in acts of domestic violence, Winnipeg-based artist Diana Thorneycroft knows…


Writing rainbow

Daria Salamon, author of the Prairie Bridesmaid, finds that she does her best writing when she starts at 10 p.m. and works away into the…


Chew on this

Martha Street Studio is filled with eye candy. Bacon bookmarks, mock bubble gum modeling clay, “Pollick’s lollipops” and other novelty items that all look good…



Frankly my dear, Mikuska gives a damn

Artist Frank Mikuska describes his teenage self as a “natural delinquent.” His older brother had been killed while working at an electricity company in Winnipeg,…



No risk, no reward

Hey, move over Mozart. A pair of University of Manitoba music students is looking to transform the Winnipeg art scene by launching a multi-disciplinary art…


CD Review : Yeasayer, “Odd Blood”

Yeasayer’s Odd Blood has been one of this year’s the most highly anticipated indie albums. It follows the Brooklyn psychedelic rockers’ creative and experimental 2007…


Grrrls, Grrrls, Grrrls

“Riotgrrrl is [ . . . ] because we are angry at a society that tells us Girls = dumb, Girl = bad, Girl =…


Bruises, blood and welts

A screen-shot of an electronic waiver is displayed. It allows a viewer to state, with a click of a mouse, that he or she is…