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www.uptownmag.com contents UPTOWN September 20, 2012 3 Charlene Diehl, director of Thin Air, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival of the best and brightest local, Canadian and international authors will descend on the city for Thin Air, the Winnipeg International Writers Festival,which kicks of Sept. 21 and wraps up Sept. 29. Nowin its 16th year, Thin Air has become the province's premiere literary event thanks its engaging roster of readings, poetry slams and Forewards—a night of extreme writing. Uptown's Jared Story caught up with festi- val director Charlene Diehl to get the full run down. cover /5 From acclaimed American novelist Richard Ford to local luminaryMéira Cook, some Cover photo of author Ricjard Ford by Robert Jordan Viewpoints Slurpees and Murder..................6 Science Matters............................6 News ...............................................7 ...and another thing!...................7 Listings What's Up.............................8 & 9 Music Christa Couture.......................... 10 Anthrax..........................................11 Food&Drink Quick Shots..................................12 No-Bull Veganism.......................13 The Brew Master ........................14 Arts&Culture ArtBurn.........................................14 Movies Movie listings..............................15 Shut Up and Play The Hits.......15 Roller Town..................................16 1355 Mountain Ave. Wpg,MB, R2X 3B6 September 20, 2012 Issue 685 (204) 697-7009 Fax Phone www.facebook.com/uptownmag Talk back to us: www.uptownmag.com Facebook (204) 953-4305 Web feedback@uptownmag.com Follow us on 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 Main Menu.................................. 17 Diversions Gaming Guide.............................18 Love Bites......................................18 Classifieds ....................................18 www.alloneword.ca ..................19 Crossword....................................19 Haiku Horoscopes ......................19 Check out Uptownmag.com for more web-exclusive content! Howard, Jodie Layne, Steven Leyden Cochrane, Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson, Jamil Mahmood,Quentin Mills- Fenn, Brian Paquin, Sasha, Amanda Stefaniuk, Mel Stefaniuk, Jared Story, David Suzuki 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 , Anthony Augustine, Jonathan Ball, Nicholas Friesen, James Hope Contributors: Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press Archives 201912-239124DW 200912-241627DW

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