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Speaker’s corner: musicians invited to perform outside two Thompson businesses over the summer

Speaker’s corner: musicians invited to perform outside two Thompson businesses over the summer

Music Makers will provide a microphone and speaker to performers at specific times and locations on weekends.
Young Thompson artist takes first place in her age category at Northern Juried Art Show

Young Thompson artist takes first place in her age category at Northern Juried Art Show

Marigold Carter, 11, won the award based on her body of work, as represented by four pieces of artwork she submitted.
37th-annual cabaret kicks off busy month of June for RDPC music department

37th-annual cabaret kicks off busy month of June for RDPC music department

Music students will perform at a jazz night June 6, a junior band and choir concert June 9 and the high school graduation on June 29 as the school year draws to a close.
Country music artist Nelson Little emerges from pandemic stress and struggle with new single

Country music artist Nelson Little emerges from pandemic stress and struggle with new single

"High Road" lyrics based on musician's experiences with his 10-year-old son's struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SDML and RDPC concert bands play for the public again at last

SDML and RDPC concert bands play for the public again at last

April 21 and April 22 marked the first time SDML and RDPC concert bands and choirs played in front of a live audience in the Letkemann Theatre in over two years.
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra musicians will grace Letkemann Theatre stage May 1, city says

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra musicians will grace Letkemann Theatre stage May 1, city says

First city-sponsored concert featuring out-of-town performers since the pandemic began will feature compositions by Vivaldi, Haydn and orchestra composer-in-residence Kevin Lau, as well as a traditional fiddle medley.
RDPC’s music department puts on first indoor performance with an in-person audience since the start of the pandemic

RDPC’s music department puts on first indoor performance with an in-person audience since the start of the pandemic

The March 21 concert at the Letkemann Theatre featured performances by the junior and senior jazz ensembles as well as the vocal jazz choir.
Anti-pipeline protests at Standing Rock inspired song by duo with Northern Manitoba connection

Anti-pipeline protests at Standing Rock inspired song by duo with Northern Manitoba connection

Spirit Trail, made up of Destiny Fiddler, who grew up in Northern Manitoba, and Chas Piper from Ontario, released “Water Protectors” in January.
Horrified by the war in Ukraine, Thompson musician finds way to help out

Horrified by the war in Ukraine, Thompson musician finds way to help out

Mike Haggith announced on his website that he is forwarding all money from album sales in March to United Help Ukraine.
Isolation theme of long-delayed album more pertinent than ever in the post-COVID world

Isolation theme of long-delayed album more pertinent than ever in the post-COVID world

Mike Haggith’s album ‘Bridges’ was released Nov. 6, more than two years after he had originally planned for it to come out.