Johnny Cash tribute tour comes to Portage Legion

Johnny Cash tribute tour comes to Portage Legion

Johnny Cash tribute tour comes to Portage LegionIt’s Johnny Cash night in Portage la Prairie June 19 as the cross Canada “The Ring Of Fire: A Johnny Cash Experience” rolls into town on its Legion Support Tour. The critically acclaimed tribute band will perform a three-hour show on a single night engagement. Legion President Bob Oldford says tickets are selling at a…

Armistice Day marks centennial

Armistice Day marks centennialMickey Dumont/The Portage Citizen: On Remembrance Day (Armistice Day) Canadians will gather to honour and remember Canada’s fallen Veterans and help ensure Canadians never forget their sacrifice. Every year, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, observing the date and time when armies stopped fighting World War I, locally we…

Open invite to Legion Week

Open invite to Legion WeekJust back from National Legion Convention in Winnipeg Aug. 25, some of the executive of the Portage la Prairie Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 are pumped and ready for Legion Week. “One of the big pushes coming out of the convention is a focus on growing membership,” Legion President Bob Oldford said. “Legion Week is…

Final Open Mic at Legion tonight

Final Open Mic at Legion tonightThe Portage Citizen — To conclude a wildly successful first Open Mic & Jam Nights season, Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival organizers are bringing a “musical teaser” to the stage tonight at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65. Local singer-songwriter Heather Jean Jordan will host the final event at the Legion. Jordon is scheduled as…

Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open Mic

Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open MicWinnipeg 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 recent tours in the United States. This event kicks off…