Ten great things

A good veggie burger is crucial to the survival of any non-meat-eater. It can also be a delicious alternative to the repetitive “I would like a burger n’ fries please” for those of us who usually prefer beef. There are killer vegetarian burgers all across Winnipeg, for almost every suppertime scenario. By no means exhaustive, the […]

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The latest from the critically lauded Gorillaz — a collection of singles spanning the group’s career, dating from 2001 to 2011 — provides a set of self-confident songs from the band’s rich catalogue. After the breakup of the successful Brit-pop band Blur (most notable for their hit “Song 2”), lead singer Damon Albarn, with the […]

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More than fine cuisine

Absolutely anything can be an art. Whether it is carpentry, writing or public speaking, every medium has the potential to foster a fantastic work. In A Matter of Taste, the medium in question is food and the artist under the microscope is Paul Liebrandt. The youngest chef ever to receive three stars in a New […]

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Provincial man

They say you should always write about what you know. If that’s the case, Weakerthans frontman John K. Samson knows his home province of Manitoba very well. Released late January through Epitaph/ANTI- Records, Samson’s solo project entitled Provincial aims to provide the listener a type of map that can be travelled by means of the […]

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listening in

Jason Bajada’s fourth album, The Sound Your Life Makes, is a haunting tribute to love, heartbreak and moving on. Bajada’s melodies have an airy feel of indifference, while his voice tells the opposite story. The music is simple and never overdone, giving us little to contemplate within the beats and chords. Despite the gentle feel […]

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Travel-logging

After two weeks in Greece we were starting to wear down, not physically but mentally. Day in, day out if we weren’t sleeping we were rushing across towns, cities, archaeological sites, museums, airports, docks in a frenzy to see nearly everything Greece has to offer. Our plane touched down in Rome we were plenty excited […]

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Water Bodies

Janessa Brunet is a university of Manitoba graduate, holding a bachelor of fine arts. She is also a talented artist and an exceptional photographer. Her smile animates her face, and when she laughs she does so in earnest. And the beauty of the artist inhabits her work. Starting from Jan. 6, some of Burnet’s photographs […]

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For The Record Lover

In the first instalment of FTRL I said that I was going to share some of my favourite records and reasons why they are just that — my favourites — whether it’s because of it being a great record, it having a great personal story attached, or both. I didn’t get around to it last […]

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