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Uptown May 24 2012

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2 May 24, 2012 UPTOWN contents www.uptownmag.com Scan to read more online at uptownmag.com scene since they formed over 20 years ago—and they've still got it. After spending some time looking in the rearviewfor 2009's career-spanning retrospective The Truth About Us, the band is back with this year's North- ern Shore—a studio albumthat blends forward-thinking newmaterial with some re-interpreted gems from the past. Uptown's Jen Zoratti has more. And… the results are in! You'll find Best of Winnipeg 2012 within these pages. Discuss! Enjoy! cover /3 Toronto's Skydiggers have been a mainstay of the Canadian folk-rock Cover photo by Heather Pollock Viewpoints Slurpees and Murder..................4 Housecoat Diaries.......................4 ...and another thing!...................5 News: Winnipeg's Sex Trade, Then and Now...............................5 Listings What's Up..............................6 & 7 Arts&Culture núna (now) ....................................8 1355 Mountain Ave. Wpg,MB, R2X 3B6 May 24, 2012 Issue 668 www.facebook.com/uptownmag Talk back to us: www.uptownmag.com Facebook (204) 943-4300 Web (204) 697-7009 Fax Phone feedback@uptownmag.com Follow us on Movies Movie listings...............................8 The Deep Blue Sea..................... 10 Diversions Love Bites .................................... 10 Classifieds ................................... 10 www.alloneword.ca...................11 Crossword.....................................11 Haiku Horoscopes .......................11 We had to make room for Best of Winnipeg 2012, so you'll find all your favourite regular columns—plus more features, CD and movie reviews—online at Uptownmag.com! michelle.pereira@canstarnews.com Managing Editor Publisher&Sales Manager Michelle Pereira/204-697-7044 john.kendle@uptownmag.com Staff Writer John Kendle/204-697-7093 marlo.campbell@uptownmag.com Music Editor Marlo Campbell/204-697-7058 jen.zoratti@uptownmag.com What's Up Jen Zoratti/204-697-7059 Karl Thomsen/204-697-7053 production@uptownmag.com whatsup@uptownmag.com Art Director nicholas.luchak@canstarnews.com Nick Luchak/204-697-7205 Webmaster Howard, Brian Paquin, Sasha, John Scoles Quinn Henderson, James Hope Anthony Augustine, Jonathan Ball, Nicholas Friesen, Contributors: 17,000. Annual subscription (in Cdn. funds): $75 (+GST). Send cheque or money order payable to Uptown Magazine. The opinions expressed in this magazine are strictly those of the writers and not necessarily those of Uptown Magazine. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in part or in whole without the expressed, written consent of the publisher. and is available free of charge every Thursday at nearly 300 locations. Total circulation is Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to Canstar Community News at 1355 Mountain Ave., Wpg, Man., R2X 3B6 Agreement No. 40034410 Publications Mail Uptown Magazine, Winnipeg's weekly source for arts and entertainment, is published 52 times a year by Canstar Community News , 240512-237899-EP Heather Pollock

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