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Indoor comforts and foodie opportunities

Knox Community Kitchen re-opens indoor market every other Friday

While the weather outside may be getting frightful, the Knox Community Kitchen is hoping to make the fall and winter months a little more delightful. Having re-opened its indoor market on Oct. 17, the community kitchen hopes to bring a diverse lineup of food and entertainment to every second Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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Evil Dead: The Musical at the Park Theatre

Cult-classic film turned musical premiers in Winnipeg

Winnipeg is known for its enthusiastic support of cult films, and now an opportunity to see one re-imagined on stage is approaching. Evil Dead: The Musical has its Park Theatre premier on Oct. 29 and runs until Nov.. 9. It is an interactive production, sure to get everyone into the Halloween spirit. The Evil Dead movie […]

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New name, new music: Dan Mangan + Blacksmith

Canadian indie rocker returns with psychedelic single and 2015 ambitions

After two years out of the spotlight, Indie rocker Dan Mangan returns to the public eye, bringing a six-piece band along for the ride. Releasing a music video for their new single “Vessels” on October 21,Dan Mangan and the band have high hopes for the upcoming year–. They are releasing their new album Club Meds […]

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The thin line between addictions counsellor and addict

Review of The Couch of Willingness, a memoir by Michael Pond and Maureen Palmer

The Couch of Willingness—written by Michael Pond, a psychotherapist living in Vancouver, and his partner, former CBC producer and current filmmaker Maureen Palmer— focuses on Pond’s adult life, following him to Vancouver Island, the Okanagan, and even rural Manitoba during a flashback to his childhood. The Couch of Willingness’s premise is straightforward: Pond is a successful […]

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Buzz across the board

Winnipeg’s newest board game café and restaurant seeing massive success

Guess who has delicious, fresh food; is in one of Winnipeg’s trendiest areas; and has upwards of 700 board games? Across the Board, that’s who. Winnipeg’s newest board game café is located in the heart of the Exchange on Albert Street – a location that made perfect sense to Clinton Skibitzky, owner of the restaurant. […]

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The good, the bad, the critic

Biophilia Live Review

Bjork is one of the strangest artists in the world; weird is an understatement in attempting to describe her. The Icelandic musician is no stranger to controversy, she wore a shocking swan dress at the 2001 Academy Awards. Her personality is bizarre, as is her music. Having made eight records since 1977, there is no […]

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William Eakin’s Time deserves a bit of yours

Winnipeg-based artist evokes reflection with his latest photography installation at the Actual Gallery

The Actual Gallery is one of those hidden gems of the city that you have most likely passed in the Exchange without thinking twice about it. Winnipeg is full of places you have to hunt for, and that’s fine with me. I was happy to have William Eakin’s photography exhibit to myself because it meant […]

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The voice on the UMFM radio

UMFM host lets us into the mind of a radio host extraordinaire

In celebration of the third annual drive to raise funds for UMFM during Pledge-O-Rama, host Michael Elves provides insight on the origins and insides of his many shows aired on the station: Technically, I “host” four shows on UMFM. Turning Pages, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.,, is a series of feature-length interviews with authors about one […]

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The campus, the community, and the music: UMFM 101.5

Three volunteers display the importance of the University of Manitoba station

The campus: Tom Woodward, At Large Student-at-large Tom Woodward is the host of one of the newer programs on UMFM 101.5.  Entitled At Large, Woodward hosts a musical variety show, airing Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. “My show, At Large, is about many types of music that have been recorded from the 60s to […]

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