Sharpe Sisters display new harmony

Sharpe Sisters display new harmonyThe Portage Citizen The Sharpe Sisters, the local trio best known for their musical harmonies and down-to-earth songs, are showing another side of their creative world. The sisters, Kathy Bryce, Colleen Bryce and Carolyn Whitfield opened an art exhibit at the Portage & District Arts Centre today showing their harmony goes beyond music and family…

Call out for new “arts centre” name

Call out for new “arts centre” nameThe Portage Citizen What’s in a name? Management at the recently amalgamated Portage & District Arts Centre and the William Glesby Centre is excited to learn what could be in theirs. The call is out to learn what the public would label its gallery and performing arts centre. The amalgamated centre is looking for the…

PDAC’s Reel Event features emotional thriller with “Three Identical Strangers”

PDAC’s Reel Event features emotional thriller with “Three Identical Strangers”Independent Film Series third screening at Prairie City Cinema Jan. 16  The Portage Citizen At the heart of “Three Identical Strangers” is a sociological study of nature versus nurture and is billed as the billed as “the most amazing, incredible, remarkable true story ever told”. Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born…

PDAC opens large Student and Member Show

PDAC opens large Student and Member ShowThe Portage Citizen: The Student and Member Show, one of the largest and most diverse exhibit officially opened Dec. 6 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC). PDAC students and members — 32 artists showing 58 pieces — “are excited to be displaying their latest artworks in both the Main Gallery and the Boardroom Gallery.…

PDAC announces Levandoski solo exhibition

PDAC announces Levandoski solo exhibitionRiding the edge: the next generation a solo exhibition by Kathy Levandoski is next up at the Portage & District Arts Centre. Riding the Edge: the next generation is a solo exhibition that has resulted since Levandoski’s 2016 exhibit, Riding the Edge. Living in such close proximity to the Riding Mountains, she has been able…

Nielsen to create live at PDAC

Nielsen to create live at PDACThe Portage Citizen — Photographer, author and multimedia artist John Nielsen will be a temporary PDAC artist in residence this Thursday. The talented Nielsen will be working on his latest piece live in the main gallery July 19, between 1-8 p.m. In 2015 Nielsen published a photo book of 90 historically important Portage la Prairie…

Arts Centre firms up gala entertainment

Arts Centre firms up gala entertainmentThe 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 pleased to announce that the Sharpe Sisters have agreed to…

One-man show for Brandon artist opens

One-man show for Brandon artist opensIconic 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 Arthur Frank Oscar will feature 25 sculptures and 27 acrylic…