December 7, 2017

The Places We’ve Been – Episode 6

  Special guest Luke Rempel talks with host Ally Sigurdson about his time in BC and in South Africa. Today’s topics include: skydiving, shark diving, tree planting and the milk challenge.  
November 24, 2017

Construction Season, Does it Ever End?

The City of Winnipeg released their projected construction plan and named a few roads they hope to fix next year. Among them was Portage and Main, an already contested area of the city because of the Mayor’s proposal to open the intersection to pedestrians. Portage and Main is relatively easy to get around if you’re walking. There are tunnels underground to take you to all corners of the intersection, not to mention keep you warm and away from the windiest intersection in North America. Winnipeg is constantly fighting a wave of construction when the ground thaws in Spring and crews […]
November 22, 2017

Five Local Brands That Will Make You a Holiday Hero

Is it just me, or is holiday shopping almost stressful enough for it not to be worth it? Malls are too crowded, you never know when you’re going to get the best deal online, and people’s tastes shift so rapidly from trend to trend that it can be downright panic-inducing. But…getting the perfect gift for someone you really love feels SO good. I’ve found that shopping local will make people really love if you can make it look like you really hunted for it. So I’ve found five great local brands, shops, and artists that will really make your gifts […]
November 22, 2017

Live Seems to Come Alive

Here at The District, we take pride in Manitoba Music. In Manitoba, we take pride in live music, and there is something to be said about performing a song live. When recording in the studio, an artist can take as many tries as possible, spending endless hours in the booth attempting to reach perfection. When performing live, this luxury does not exist. Everything only happens once. The performer only has one opportunity to make an impression on the fans, and that opportunity often passes all too fast. The pressure can be immense, but without those ballsy few that are willing […]
November 21, 2017
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Your Tuesday Survival Care Package

People say that Monday is the worst day of the week–but I would disagree, Tuesday is arguably the most tedious day of any week. It’s like, you’re in the week, there’s no turning back now, and it’s not even “hump day” as they call it. Not even half way. THAT IS WHY– Coming at you is my special little collection of things to get you through the week and feeling like a normal well adjusted humanoid: NUMBER 1:  BREATH This gif is the most sure fire way to heckin’ calm down quick https://i.imgur.com/DqK7H0S.gif All you gotta do is breath in out as […]
November 20, 2017

Four Upcoming Winnipeg Music Shows

Want to experience Winnipeg’s vibrant and talented local music scene? Well you can with these four events that are coming up in Winnipeg soon!   1. Richard Inman  When: November 22, 2017, 7:30 PM Where: Morden Legion Hall  Richard Inman is quickly becoming one of Winnipeg’s most popular country/folk artists. Listen to his song Redemption here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GGrLbcbZDQ 2. Brian Chipney and Tim Cummings Duo, Brad Shigeta When: November 24, 2017, 8:30 PM Where: Prairie Ink Chipney (saxophone and vocals) and Tim Cummings (guitar) will be performing with Brad Shigeta, who was a featured soloist on the soundtrack of the Martin Scorsese film, […]