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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…

Stingray Exhibit Coming to the Zoo

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo is thrilled to announce the debut of a new attraction coming to the Zoo this spring. Stingray Beach, an aquatic exhibit located in a new rotating exhibit gallery, will be home to cownose and southern stingrays. Included with regular Zoo admission, the new exhibit will officially open at 12:00…

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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…

Stingray Exhibit Coming to the Zoo

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo is thrilled to announce the debut of a new attraction coming to the Zoo this spring. Stingray Beach, an aquatic exhibit located in a new rotating exhibit gallery, will be home to cownose and southern stingrays. Included with regular Zoo admission, the new exhibit will officially open at 12:00…

Volunteer This Summer at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park and Zoo are looking for 150 volunteers to help during the busy summer season that is fast approaching. There are many ways that you can help out and have a meaningful experience as well. Volunteer positions are open to anyone aged 16 and older, with the exception of the Zoo…

Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - Celebrate Earth Day on April 19-21 at Assiniboine Park and Zoo A variety of family-friendly activities have been planned to mark this important day of action and awareness. Earth Day at the Zoo | Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21 Visitors can become environmental superheroes and learn what they can do at…

Gowns For Grads Pop-Up Shop

WINNIPEG - Gowns for Grads Winnipeg is holding its 2nd Annual Party Dress Pop Up Shop on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at 35A Albert Street. All dresses are $20/Final Sale/Cash Only. Proceeds will be used to boost our inventory of plus-sized dresses. Visit our website at gownsforgrads.com for more…

CWE Starts National Wrestling Caravan in High Flying Form

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite kicked off an unprecedented 38 day tour with a fun and fast paced card in Roseau River Tuesday night. In the opener The Rebel Bobby Collins was allowed back onto the reserve after controversial antics two years ago. The crowd could not have been happier as ‘Mr. Beefy Goodness’ Vance Nevada used…

Kenny Omega Showcased In TSN Documentary

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg athlete at the apex of a billion dollar industry is being featured this Wednesday in the newest instalment of the Engraved On A Nation documentary series of TSN. And there's a lot of Winnipeg involvement all over the production, both on-camera and behind the scenes. "Omega Man - A Wrestling Love…

Dinner with Frank

WINNIPEG - I had the privilege recently of enjoying a dinner with Frank Mahovlich, the former hockey player and senator, who regaled us with stories of his past. One of them was about his recent trip (2017) to Moscow to have dinner with Putin – the occasion was a celebration of the 45th anniversary 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…

OPINION: Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Unaware Guest Speaker a Member of Anti-Israel Radical Group

A kick-off event for next weekend's Jewish learning festival (Limmud Winnipeg) is featuring a keynote address from a member of a fringe Jewish group, IfNotNow, that has harassed pro-Israel organizations and events like Birthright and Ramah summer camps. The religious service and dinner called 'Shabbat (Sabbath) across Winnipeg' is scheduled for March 1st and is…

International Polar Bear Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - There is no better place to celebrate International Polar Bear Day than at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and they are dedicating an entire weekend to learning about polar bears. “International Polar Bear Day brings awareness to the impacts of climate change on polar bears, specifically on the sea ice they depend on for…

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek - WSO Has the Answer

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra is tackling one one of the greatest debates of all time - Star Wars vs Star Trek. The performance will feature live commentary from CJOB's The Couch Potatoes, Brett Megarry and Jeff Braun who will represent opposing sides. "Star Wars has over four times the worldwide box office, but…

Potahto Week Returns to Winnipeg February 23 - March 3

WINNIPEG - Peak of the Market’s second annual Potahto Week gets underway Saturday, with local restaurants competing for bragging rights over the best Potahto dish in the city. From February 23 to March 3, Winnipeggers can visit any of the eighty-six participating restaurants to sample their tasty creations and vote online for their favourites. “We…

Louis Riel Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - It's a full day of winter fun planned for Louis Riel Day at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. There is tons to do for families all weekend including checking out the new baby white-handed gibbon. This will be the first weekend visitors will be able to see the Zoo’s new white-handed gibbon baby. Born…

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