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Sacrificing for the Music

Pride performer Ro Walker pursues his musical career

May, 2014

Hip-hop artist Ro Walker rents the small room up a narrow staircase in a building downtown. He records his music in the closet of this room. In only four months he’s made it cozy and more like an apartment than a recording studio. There’s a couch, a yoga mat and chairs. He has stashes of coffee […]

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Music as self-expression

November, 2013

MOVIES: RAE SPOON COMES HOME TO THE PRAIRIES FOR NEW DOCUMENTARY The musical documentary My Prairie Home, shown this year at Reel Pride, is the essence of two things that have been engulfing Rae Spoon lately — youth and music.

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A gift of music

December, 2011

TRANSFORMATIVE MUSIC OF THE WSO From the time his mother sat him down at a toy piano when he was three years old, Richard Lee has spent his life immersed in music. Formerly Conductor-in-Residence of the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Assistant conductor of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, Richard is currently Resident conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conductor of the University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra, as well as Music Director of the Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra, based in Toronto.

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True Margrit, Googy EP REalease, Milo & The Assassins

04 October, 2016

Doc’s Lab presents True Margrit, Goggy EP Release, and Milo & The Assassins for an evening of seductively smart music on Sunday, October 16th, 2016. Experience veteran piano pop trio, True Margrit and the brand new EP from Goggy. This event will also be the final performance in support of Milo Starr Johnson’s imaginative rock’n’roll […]

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Gay & Growing Old

An intern's experience at Our Own Health Centre

May, 2016

Working at a clinic for men who have sex with men is not a traditional career path for pharmacists. “I was a bartender in New York during the 1980s,” the patient says to me after a cough. “Liza Minnelli would call, and she’d say, ‘Hi. This is Liza,’ and I’d answer, ‘Liza who?’” Only a clever […]

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Music’s powerful voices and stories

February, 2014

TALES OF LOVE AND HATE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY: Noteworthy GLBTQ* highlights and lowlights Here are recent and memorable moments when musicians became allies or foes to the GLBTQ* community.

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Setting the circus to music

March, 2013

Where circus meets symphony and music comes alive onstage in the bodies of some of the world’s best circus performers, you’ll find a show that’s making its Canadian premiere in Winnipeg this April. Cirque Musica is a collaboration between performers from Ringling Bros. Circus, Barnum & Bailey, Cirque du Soleil and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) for a special sensory experience.

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For the love of music

May, 2011

A NATURAL EAR FOR MUSIC A good DJ is the heart of the party, sharing the music and vibe that ensures everyone has a good time. And for She Kusyk, sharing the music she loves is the best part.

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YWG Sacred sites

May, 2016

We, the queer community, might be forgiven if we have less than positive reactions to religious sites as they still often house repressive congregations. Nonetheless, Winnipeg has many sacred sites that have been reinvented to truly become places of significance indiscriminately and in a welcoming way to everyone. Some were intentional, like the West End Cultural […]

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Work it

May, 2016

For a work-themed playlist in a gay magazine, you’re probably expecting “Work Bitch” and the new Rihanna, but this is a little more creative than that. This is a playlist for you to put on during a long day at the office when you need a little extra motivation. Put these tunes on and the […]

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