Get ready to celebrate the return of live music

MUSIC • ART • NATURE • COMMUNITY Free your spirit at the 7th annual folk festival on August 27-29 in Portage la Prairie. Folk Fest is here. Three days of festivities: "discover Whoop & Hollar!" In addition to two days of mainstage performances at the Portage Fairgrounds on Island Park on Friday, August 27-28, the…

Whoop & Hollar festival kicks off Aug. 27

Whoop & Hollar festival kicks off Aug. 27With Manitoba musicians beginning to spread their wings — new freedoms allowed under recent COVID-19 public health easements — the 7th Annual (Aug. 27-28) Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival is a perfect place to hear those wings beating. But, and this is a big but…admission is limited under health restrictions and tickets to the drive-in…

Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Curling Trials to be played in Portage la Prairie

Canad Inns Mixed Doubles Curling Trials to be played in Portage la PrairieCanada’s quest for back-to-back gold medals in Olympic mixed doubles curling will begin in Portage la Prairie, Man., it was announced today by Curling Canada. The Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials will be played Dec. 28-Jan. 2 at Stride Place in Portage la Prairie, and will determine the pairing who will represent Canada…

Portage la Prairie RCMP looking for missing teen

Portage la Prairie RCMP looking for missing teenOn June 25, 2021, at 3:00 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a missing 15-year-old female from Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Rayne Trista Roulette was last seen on June 25 at around 10:00 am when she departed the Portage Collegiate Institute. She left wearing a white shirt, black leggings and white sandals.…

Folk festival going ahead this summer

Folk festival going ahead this summerDepending on public health orders at the time, Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival will carry on and adapt its programming accordingly For the second straight year amid pandemic restrictions and lockdowns, the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival is planning for a live event this summer—"a weekend of top-notch music Portagers can look forward to,” organizers…

Doc Walker fundraising concert

Doc Walker fundraising concertOne of country music’s most endearing bands and Portage la Prairie’s own, Doc Walker is coming to your large screen TV soon. Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment has teamed up with country legends Doc Walker to bring you a virtual fundraising concert. “Join us on Thursday, June 3 at 7 p.m. for Doc Walker Live…

April busy at Prairie Fusion

April busy at Prairie FusionThe annual PCI students art show is now hanging at Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment. Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment is displaying a new exhibit. The new exhibit is on display in Board Room and Pop up galleries. “We would love to invite you to drop in to see their work or by share, our…

Gorski selected to RBC MJHL Community Ambassador Team

Gorski selected to RBC MJHL Community Ambassador TeamStory courtesy of the MJHL Peyton Gorski is a veteran defenceman who leads by example both on and off the ice. Originally from Regina, Peyton came back to Portage before the season to help volunteer at the Terriers annual golf tournament where he was eager to lend a helping hand while interacting with the golfers.…
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