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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A catastrophic failure causes the live broadcast to be nixed, so Harris and Cary make the best of the situation. The guys are joined in the studio by Heitha Forsyth (aka Sol James) to unpack call-out culture, a record-breaking trailer and space animals. They also perform a terrific three-part 90s music mashup!
Host Ally Sigurdson calls her friend Halley Rice in London to talk about their friendship over the last few years. Today’s topics include: travelling in India alone, robots dancing on bars, hot air balloons in Turkey, and the weird things Canadians say.
Santa in the Forest Get your snowshoes out today because Santa is camping in the deep woods to hear out your Christmas wishes. A Christmas photo is in store for everyone as well. The event goes from 11-3 PM today at FortWhyte Alive. Go to store.fortwhyte.org or call 204-989-8355×311 to book your tickets. The event is also happening on December 3rd. Ubuntu Today is the last day to go check out the film “Ubuntu.” The film is about a young Canadian woman who begins to unravel the legacy of her mother, when she meets a young South African […]
No plans for the long weekend? Tired of binging on Netflix and pasta? Gather your friends and get out of the house with these great suggestions: Friday, November 10th (yes, that’s tonight) The Good Will has a Homo Hop Dorky Dad event. There’s going to be rockin’ music all night with DJ J Jackson, DJ Louie Lovebird, and DJ Myles Cyrus. There’s also prizes for the best dressed dorky dad, so grab your dad hats and your too-short jeans! Saturday, November 11th, The Glorious Sons are playing at The Garrick Centre. They just released their new album, Young […]
Host Ally Sigurdson brings on Ashley Crossland to discuss Koh Phi Phi Island, snorkeling and following your gut. The importance of keeping safe and the potential dangers of traveling as a female backpacker.
The debut of an alternate theme song! Also, Harris and Cary discuss the merits of certain comic-book movies, and they invite Will Reimer (funny person) on to the show to talk about Facebook privacy, celebrity encounters, and to weigh in on whether a dumb activity is Yes-or-No-stalgic.
Harris and Cary break down Halloween candy dispensing, and the distinct lack of frills at well-known supermarket. Todd Martin (The Dirty Catfish Brass Band) joins us to discuss scary movies, pets, and personal rankings. They also determine if a certain treat receives the Yes-or-No-stalgia bump.
Harris confesses a deep-seeded anxiety, Cary attempts to launch his independently produced conspiracy theory podcast, and we play a very poorly thought out game of “Google search history” with our special guest, Marti Sarbit (Imaginary Cities, Lanikai).
On the first ever episode of Aggressively Unfunny, Harris and Cary struggle to articulate their feelings about Harvey Weinstein. Also, they tackle cereal mascots, seed banks, and more nostalgic things. Special guest Benji Rothman stops in to discuss blues music and get a few good shots in at Harris.