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Arts Centre firms up gala entertainment

The Portage Citizen — With less than two weeks to go until The Portage & District Arts Centre’s most important annual fundraiser — Celebration of the Arts — organizers are saying today plans for the well-run and well-supported event are shaping up. “We are very…

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One-man show for Brandon artist opens

Iconic prairie images in paintings and sculpture collection in PDAC main gallery The Portage Citizen — A solo display opening in the Portage & District Arts Centre’s Main Gallery May 15 will be a prairie introspective of sorts. Spaces, Forms and Expressions by Brandon artist…

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Shindle launches Nana’s Magic Swing tonight

The Portage Citizen — Portage la Prairie author Janet Shindle’s first children’s picture book, Nana’s Magic Swing, is a poignant look at helping kids coping with the death of a loved one. Shindle is holding an official launch tonight at the Portage la Prairie Regional…

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Solo exhibit continues

The Portage Citizen — Shoreline Portraits, a solo exhibition by Heather Martens Rempel in PDAC’s (Portage & District Arts Centre) Pop up Gallery continues until May 19. Shoreline Portraits is a collection of mono-prints and gel plate print collage artworks. This is Martens Rempel’s first…

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Steeden steals show

Steeden steals show The Portage Citizen Ryle Ann Steeden was awarded first prize in the annual Manitoba Country Voice amateur talent contest March 31 at the William Glesby Centre. She also received the crowd’s personal stamp of approval earning the People’s Choice Award. Nine contestants:…

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Reel Event screens RUMBLE

Reel Event screens RUMBLE “An encore for the Native Americans who shook up Rock & Roll.” The New York Times Submitted Portage la Prairie and area is blessed with a prolific Indigenous musician culture making tonight’s (March 21) Reel Event screening a rocking modern day…

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Writer’s conference

Winter Wheat: Second Sowing at the Portage la Prairie Regional Library March 17 attracted a full roundtable group of local writers. Published Manitoba authors Terrie Todd, Sharron Arksey, Oriole Vane Veldhuis, Bartley Kives and Donna Gamache participated in the roundtable discussions and exercises, spoken word and…