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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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Fox film crews return

Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — 20th Century Fox film crews are back on Crescent Lake this week shooting additional scenes for a film called “The Impossible”. On March 14, 20th Century Fox film crews were on Crescent Lake shooting scenes for a film called…

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Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open Mic

Winnipeg hypno-folk duo Twin is hosting April 27’s Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival open Mic and Jam which will double as the duo’s local CD release party. Twin’s new CD “We Rise And Dance, We Sleep And Dream” compiles the duo’s latest adventures and reflections during…

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PCI jazz ensemble on Glesby stage

Above: Jambalaya, a vocal jazz ensemble from Portage Collegiate Institute is singing “Göta” by Peder Karlsson. The jazz ensemble had a chance Saturday to open for Quentin Blair at the William Glesby Centre. Below: Alex McRae, takes the solo in “Stuff Like That There” by…

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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:…