“Multi-grains of Energy” exhibit

From farm to art: Winnipeg artist thinks outside the cereal box It’s safe to say we have all heard of the nutritional goodness of the many grains grown on the prairies. But when Winnipeg artist Naomi Gerrard began thinking outside the cereal box, it ultimately led to the next Main Gallery exhibit at Prairie Fusion…

From farm to art: Winnipeg artist thinks outside the cereal box

From farm to art: Winnipeg artist thinks outside the cereal boxIt’s safe to say we have all heard of the nutritional goodness of the many grains grown on the prairies. But when Winnipeg artist Naomi Gerrard began thinking outside the cereal box, it ultimately led to the next Main Gallery exhibit at Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment gallery. Who could have guessed what these crops…

Manitoba Country Voice competition Saturday

Manitoba Country Voice competition SaturdayRecording deal included in Manitoba Country Voice prize packet The Portage Citizen Saturday night will mean a little bit more to Keara Barrett, Kelly MacAulay, Sam Murray, Ariel Isbister, Janalee Bell, Jennifer Campbell, Cody Wilkinson, Corrie Bud, Brett Forzley and Ayla Palmer all finalist in the third annual Manitoba Country Voice talent show. The 10…

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…

Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane tonight on Glesby mainstage

Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane tonight on Glesby mainstageGreywood Label Services After 548 concerts in 11 countries since coming together in 2014 including Celtic Connections (Glasgow, Scotland) and National Folk Festival (Canberra, Australia) Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane release their debut album, “GRIT” in 2018 which will in part drive the setlist tonight on the Glesby stage. All songs contain GRIT, the essential…

Finance Minister talks about “big picture”

Finance Minister talks about “big picture”Manitoba Minister of Finance Scott Fielding gave a speech Jan. 24 to Portage & District Chamber of Commerce members and guests on the state of provincial finances. The chamber provided an opportunity for the public to network with the finance minister during its quarterly luncheon held at the William Glesby Centre. The chamber billed the…

PDAC to open solo Selby show

PDAC to open solo Selby showThe Portage Citizen Many Moods of Manitoba, a solo exhibition by Susan Selby will open Jan. 29 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC). The main gallery exhibition is scheduled to run until to March 9. An opening reception is planned for 2 p.m. on Feb. 3. Susan Selby has lived most of her…
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