Photo credit to Lauren Siddall.

Shakey Graves: Big time [Austin] star

Shakey Graves to play the Park Theatre in two sold out shows

Austin, Texas native Alejandro Rose-Garcia—dubbed Shakey Graves by his friends around the campfire—extends beyond his Bandcamp digital bestselling, angst-filled debut album Roll the Bones in his new record, And the War Came. “The first album was me wanting to burn my life down, cut my hair off, and run screaming into the woods. This album […]

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Photo credit to Ian T.D. Thomson.

30 years worth of Rumor’s

Winnipeg comedy club celebrates anniversary with four nationally renowned comics

There is nothing inherently funny about Winnipeg. Apart from being the butt of jokes regarding our cold winters, rarely do Winnipeggers have much to laugh about. Rumor’s has always been the exception to the rule. In celebrating its 30th anniversary in Winnipeg, Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club will be hosting a concert series on Nov. […]

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ACTRA: Diversity is our Strength

Two Winnipeg filmmakers winners at national diversity committee’s film competition

On Oct. 17, ACTRA, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists, announced the winners for their national diversity short film competition. Two out of the four winners are Manitoba filmmakers Alan Wong and Fernando Dalayoan. The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists is a union representing over 22,000 performers within English-language […]

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"Wave", photo taken by Ian McCausland.

Casting Shadows

Manitoba artist encapsulates the beauty of our province

Beginning Nov.. 7, Manitoba artist Bette Woodland’s exhibit, Casting Shadows, will be showcased at the Gurevich Fine Art gallery. The exhibit features scenes of Manitoban life and landscape. Woodland creates paintings of people and places within Manitoba by capturing the vast beauty of the prairies through the juxtaposition of bright highlights and dark shadows. This […]

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Photo credit to Lauren Siddall.

Step into your culture zone with First Fridays

Every first Friday of the month, Winnipeg artists open their doors to the patrons of the Exchange

First Fridays in the Exchange offers Winnipeggers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see inside the private quarters of an artist’s studio – or in this case, a once-a-month opportunity. Modelled after the First Fridays seen in other major cities across Canada and the United States, First Fridays in the Exchange breaks down the wall between the […]

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A Collage of sound: Indigo Joseph

Eclectic Regina band to come to Winnipeg following album release

Hailing from Regina, the four-piece band Indigo Joseph aims to keep listeners on their toes on their nationwide tour in support of their latest album, Collage. “We’re constantly switching instruments, we perform in two languages, we have two completely different styles of singers, so it’s easy to keep doing different stuff because we all like […]

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Photo credit to Lauren Siddall.

“A classic Shakespearean tragedy”: Titus Andronicus

The Black Hole Theatre brings violent tragedy Titus Andronicus to stage for first time in Winnipeg theatre history

“Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand, blood and revenge are hammering in my head” – Titus Andronicus, 2.3.38-39 With Halloween in the past, the latest production at the Black Hole Theatre Company is giving you one more reason to be entertained by death and gore with the classic Shakespearian tragedy Titus Andronicus. […]

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Folk Fest in the City

Winnipeg Folk Festival to host third annual fundraising gala for community programs

While the 2015 Winnipeg Folk Festival still seems like ages away, the Winnipeg Folk Festival non-profit organization remains active. Holding their annual fundraising gala, Folk Fest in the City, on Nov.. 21 at the Fairmont, the organization hopes to raise funds and awareness for their community programs in Winnipeg. Going into its third year, the […]

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Photo credit to Kelly Teacher.

The Staves: Blood I Bled

British sisters release intricate and enchanting EP

With their perfect three-part harmonies, charming melodies, and unique twist on folk-rock, the Staves’ masterfully crafted songs can make a listener close their eyes and imagine that this is as close to heaven as it gets. The Staves are Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor, a talented trio of sisters born in Watford, England. The British […]

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