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JONAH HILL WINS!

WINNIPEG - Jonah Hill has beat out Samuel L. Jackson for the most swear words in movies. Buzz Bingo, a team of scientists, produced an analysis called Profanity On Film which was able to figure out that Hill uses bad language 376 times on film, compared to just 301 for Jackson so it’s not even…

RIP LITTLE RICHARD

WINNIPEG - Little Richard, one of the architects of rock 'n' roll, has passed away. He was 87. He died in Nashville with family by his side. The cause of death is related to bone cancer. He came to prominence in the 50's with hits like Tutti Frutti and Long Tall Sally. Photo: Wikipedia

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JONAH HILL WINS!

WINNIPEG - Jonah Hill has beat out Samuel L. Jackson for the most swear words in movies. Buzz Bingo, a team of scientists, produced an analysis called Profanity On Film which was able to figure out that Hill uses bad language 376 times on film, compared to just 301 for Jackson so it’s not even…

RIP LITTLE RICHARD

WINNIPEG - Little Richard, one of the architects of rock 'n' roll, has passed away. He was 87. He died in Nashville with family by his side. The cause of death is related to bone cancer. He came to prominence in the 50's with hits like Tutti Frutti and Long Tall Sally. Photo: Wikipedia

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…

OZZY: F**K YOU CORONAVIRUS!

WINNIPEG - Ozzy Osbourne is selling F**k You Coronavirus merchandise. The rocker is offering his fans the chance to buy long-sleeve black t-shirts and matching cloth face masks with those words on them. The limited edition items both feature the image of a bat wearing a white mask, a reference to the possible origins of…

RUNNING OUT OF SOAPS

WINNIPEG - Because of CoVid-19, new episodes of your favorite soap operas are running low. The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful have been shut down since last month. And in just days, both shows will run out of fresh episodes. But not to worry soap fans, theme weeks of classic…

EFFECTIVE SIGN

WINNIPEG - Business at a Baskin Robbins in Kansas has doubled, thanks to a clever message on the store`s sign. ``No relation to Carole Baskin`` is a reference to the Tiger King docu-series on Netflix. Owner Peggy Heldstab says it was her son`s idea. If you need some context, Carole Baskin runs the Big Cat…

#QUARANTINEPILLOWCHALLENGE

WINNIPEG - We're about a month into this CoVid-19 pandemic and people are coming up with some very creative and hilarious ways to pass the time. The latest is the #QuarantinePillowChallenge which is now trending on social media. All you have to do is take your favorite pillow and wear it as sort of a…

HUMAN RIGHTS VIRTUAL TOUR

WINNIPEG - If you're stuck at home with some time on your hands, you might want to consider a virtual tour of the Canadian Human Rights Museum. Enjoy! https://humanrights.ca/visit/explore-the-museum-from-home#section-Experience-the-galleries

JOCK STRAP MASK

WINNIPEG - Now that masks are being recommended, there seems to be a shortage. But don't worry, there's a DIY CoVid-19 mask and you don't even have to sew to make it. TV personality Emerson Collins has posted a video on Tik Tok showing how to make a mask out of a jock strap in…

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,…

Fearless Puppy Makes a Big Jump in Epic Slow Motion

Check out this pup conquer its fears by jumping to the couch. Slow motion makes it so much better! <

Manitoba Film and Music Announces New Board Members

WINNIPEG - Two new members have been appointed to the board of Manitoba Film and Music. “Manitoba is home to so many local, talented entertainers, artists and the supporting cast of other industries that make such great entertainment possible,” said Minister Cox in a release. “The board of directors is dedicated to supporting the local…

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.…

New Lights Festival Coming This Winter to Assiniboine Park Zoo

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) is excited to announce a new month-long winter lights festival at Assiniboine Park Zoo. Zoo Lights Festival presented by Red River Co-op will showcase thousands of light installations from traditional tree wrapping to the latest technology in outdoor lighting and projection to bring to life a magically illuminated…

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…

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