Polar opposites join to form Twin Flames

Polar opposites join to form Twin Flames  Multi-Award winning duo Twin Flames will push the boundaries of “contemporary folk”, with Indigenous, Inuit influenced songs that incorporate both western and traditional instruments Feb. 29 on The William Glesby stage. Twin Flames’ songs are written in Inuttitut, English and French. Audiences love discovering Twin Flames cultures, harmonies and powerful songwriting. A musical journey which transcends…

Manitoba Infrastructure urges Manitobans to take precautions on waterways

Manitoba Infrastructure urges Manitobans to take precautions on waterwaysProvincial operations underway on Assiniboine and Red Rivers Manitoba Infrastructure is urging people to be careful while venturing onto all rivers and streams in the province at this time of year, as temperature fluctuations could result in ice that is thinner than expected. Manitoba’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre is reporting the outflow from Shellmouth Reservoir is gradually…

Vanished Days, a multimedia experience now open at gallery

Vanished Days, a multimedia experience now open at galleryVanished Days, an exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures and video that look at farming and life in the Red River Valley between the 1920s-1950s is now open at the Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment Main Gallery. The art and music of Vanished Days were primarily created over a three-year period while James Culleton attended an artist in…

Reel Event presents All is True tonight

Shakespeare takes a leap from the thespian footlights to the silver screen tonight as Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment presents “All is True” film four in its Reel Event series. Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen star in the 2018 movie that tracks the bard’s life through arguably one of its greatest changes. Synopsis The…

Manitoba Infrastructure plans Feb. 26 Portage overpass consultation

Manitoba Infrastructure plans Feb. 26 Portage overpass consultationThe provincial government is hosting a public open house to review options for a new overpass west of Portage la Prairie at the Trans-Canada Highway and Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 1A, Manitoba Infrastructure has announced. “This traffic exchange is a key part of the Trans-Canada Highway network, an important route for Manitoba’s economy and tourism,”…

‘Buy Canadian’ food campaign could be marketing disaster 

‘Buy Canadian’ food campaign could be marketing disaster   SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS AGRICULTURE and Agri-Food Canada is going into marketing. It wants you to buy Canadian. The federal government intends to spend $25 million over five years, starting this summer, to promote Canadian food products and instill pride in what our country can put on our tables. This is a great idea. But promoting…

Fort la Reine Museum undertakes mural for Allis Chalmers building

Fort la Reine Museum undertakes mural for Allis Chalmers buildingCommunity Mural Project 2020, an endeavour by the Fort la Reine Museum to celebrate Manitoba’s 150 anniversary, agriculture, a great patron and its Allis Chalmers collection is underway and seeking community support. What is the Community Mural Project? As a community project, the Fort la Reine Museum will create a public mural out of hundreds…

Made in Manitoba Expo brings in local champs

Made in Manitoba Expo brings in local champsThe annual Made in Manitoba Expo has invited all the local champion labels and the addition of a special viewing of the Grey Cup makes that official. The Made In Manitoba Expo features products made with Manitoba grown products. Visitors can learn where your food comes from and sample and buy some of the best…

Acoustic open mic Saturday at library

Acoustic open mic Saturday at library  The popular once a month Saturday afternoon gatherings for acoustic musicians, magicians, poets, comedians and other entertainers is scheduled for this Saturday at the Portage La Prairie Regional Library. The 1st Saturday Coffee House at the library is in its third season and is finding acceptance and a niche in the community. Casual, fun…
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