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COOL WSO VIDEO

WINNIPEG - Today marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has released a video to mark the occasion. The WSO was scheduled to be touring that country and Belgium but CoVid-19 changed all that. This video is dedicated to everyone who somehow contributed to the tour. The video…

CAGE CAST AS TIGER KING

WINNIPEG - Variety is reporting Nicolas Cage is set to portray the Tiger King in a new series. This would be his first television role. The eight part series is based on an article written about Joe Exotic who became famous through a weird documentary series on Netflix. It started streaming around the time CoVid-19…

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COOL WSO VIDEO

WINNIPEG - Today marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has released a video to mark the occasion. The WSO was scheduled to be touring that country and Belgium but CoVid-19 changed all that. This video is dedicated to everyone who somehow contributed to the tour. The video…

CAGE CAST AS TIGER KING

WINNIPEG - Variety is reporting Nicolas Cage is set to portray the Tiger King in a new series. This would be his first television role. The eight part series is based on an article written about Joe Exotic who became famous through a weird documentary series on Netflix. It started streaming around the time CoVid-19…

LOAD And Richard Duguay Double Bill Rocks Pyramid

A top-line double bill of Winnipeg musical excellence put forth an amazing exhibition of rock, ambient pop, and soul at the Pyramid Cabaret on Saturday night. The internationally recognized band LOAD opened the proceedings with a set that showcased a stellar selection from their most recent CD releases. Choosing 'Breathin' In' to start, the soulful,…

Baby Shark is Coming to Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Baby Shark Live!, the brand new, fully immersive concert experience, is coming to Winnipeg in 2020. The live tour of the viral sensation will make a splash in Winnipeg, Saturday, June 20th. Tickets for Baby Shark Live! at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg will go on-sale Friday December 13 beginning at 10 a.m.…

Winnipeg Music Acts Rock Out For Upcoming Canadian Homegrown Doc

WINNIPEG - Top talent on the Winnipeg music scene will be featured in an upcoming documentary that captured some tremendous on-stage performances Saturday night in a very underrated North End venue. "Rocked out at the Canadian Homegrown Pre Release Party", exclaimed filmmaker Ken Loxton, a media expert with 30 years of domestic and international experience.…

WSO's Night at the Movies

Single tickets for Jurassic Park in Concert, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire are now on sale! Experience these Hollywood blockbusters on the big screen with the exhilarating power of the musical scores played live by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. This popular series is sure to sell out. Book…

Beauty and the Lonely Beast at the 2019 Fringe Festival

WINNIPEG - A new take on a tale-as-old as time, The Beast who is convinced that his appearance drives people away but with the help of the fairy-god-mother Isadora he discovers that it is his bad manners that drives friends away. This fun, upbeat musical features fun new songs, memorable characters, and the key lesson…

LOAD Holding Much Anticipated CD Release Party Friday In Osborne Village

Winnipeg's foremost ambient pop rock band, LOAD, will hit the stage Friday night, June 21st at The Cavern in support of their highly-anticipated 4th studio album “Luce OverLOAD”. Vocalist LUCE, whose mastery of her instrument is immense, fronts a band of diverse and uniquely gifted people whose strengths and influences create a "blend of musical…

Iron Maidens Tribute Band Returns to Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The Iron Maidens, the world's only female Iron Maiden tribute band is coming to the Burton Cummings Theatre on August 24. Hailing from southern California, they are quickly gaining international recognition with their excellent musicianship, lively stage presence and remarkable stage show. First and foremost on the agenda of The Iron Maidens is…

Q Dance Back June 6 to 8

Winnipeg’s dance lovers have something to rejoice over this June with the return of Q Dance to cap off the dance season. Q Dance – soon celebrating 10 years – is back at the Gas Station Arts Centre June 6 to 8, for a limited run of four performances, that will feature new work from…

Cirque du Soleil Coming to the Big Top

WINNIPEG - There's a new show coming to the Big Top at Sterling Lyon and Kenaston. Cirque du Soleil's, Amaluna will be opening on September 14, 2019 as a tribute to the work and voice of women. The 43 performances will be performed by a cast mostly comprised of women for the first time in…

Notes From the Flin Flon Art Scene

FLIN FLON - What a whirlwind two weeks we had in February! Ann Hodges, the extraordinary director who helped found Shakespeare in the Ruins in Winnipeg, brought our Flin Flon and area cast into the (stage) light of Mamma Mia. Along for the ride was Seth Johnson, who hails from a small town outside St.…

The Centennial Concert Hall: Fifty Years of Service and In Need of Some TLC

WINNIPEG - Communities around the world take pride in the central performance and presentation space that helps to present the success, values, and viability of their home to local people and to visitors who come to visit the community. When the Manitoba Centennial Centre was opened in March 1968, the facility was an expression of…

UB 40 Coming to Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - UB40 is embarking on a worldwide tour to celebrate 40 years and will bring their fans the timeless hits they've loved over the last four decades. This includes a stop at Burton Cummings Theatre on Friday, September 13. Tickets on sale March 8 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.ca. UB40, an English reggae band…

Winnipeg Comedy Festival Presents the Launch Pad

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is showcasing the next generation of comedy at McPhillips Station Casino, with 20 up-and-coming comics competing March 23 for a spot at the WCF’s Red Carpet Comedy show. WCF & McPhillips Station Casino present… THE LAUNCH PAD Special Guest Headliner: Ron Josol March 23 @ 7:30pm McPhillips Station Casino…

Rockin the Fields of Minnedosa Rock Festival

MINNEDOSA - This summer, Rockin’ the Fields of Minnedosa is proud to continue it’s legacy as “Canada’s Premier Classic Rock Festival” on August 2-4, 2019 in Minnedosa, Manitoba. Rockin’ the Fields is more then just a festival, it’s an experience. It is the perfect weekend getaway for music lovers to indulge in live music under…

WAG Presents Celebrated Ceramic Artist

The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) is pleased to present an intimate new exhibition featuring celebrated ceramic artist, Robert Archambeau. Curated by Dr. Stephen Borys, WAG Director & CEO, Robert Archambeau: A Conversation in Clay is a harmony of colours, textures, and glazes by the Winnipeg-based artist. The exhibition opens November 17, 2018 and runs until…

Winnipeg Indigenous Films Screen in Hollywood at LA Skins Fest

The 12th Annual LA SKINS FEST peaks this weekend in Hollywood and Indigenous films from Winnipeg are in the mix for honours. The Festival, presented by Comcast NBCUniversal, "offers a genuine voice for emerging Native American actors, filmmakers, writers, directors and our community of artists." and is backed by high-end sponsors from the studios and…

Stan Lee Dead at Age 95

ENTERTAINMENT - Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a host of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture and saw big bucks at the box office, has died at 95. Gavino Garay has more information in this Reuters News video report.

WSO Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Armistice

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with a weekend of concerts - Ravel, Britten, Shostakovich: In Remembrance, November 9 & 10 at the Centennial Concert Hall. The program is curated to remember and celebrate the end of war. Renowned British violinist Tasmin Little performs the…

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