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Aurora chasers blinded by the lights

Aurora chasers blinded by the lights

‘Manitoba is  one of the best locations to photograph the aurora in,’ says northern lights photographer. 
Winnipeg-based artist with roots in Garden Hill joins National Film Board of Canada

Winnipeg-based artist with roots in Garden Hill joins National Film Board of Canada

Niki Little, former artistic director of the ImagineNATIVE film and media arts festival, will be a producer with NFB’s North West Studio in Winnipeg.
An evening’s entertainment

An evening’s entertainment

A school year with no concerts, many missed rehearsals and general upheaval – including a weather cancellation the evening before – ended on a high note for R.D.
The Pas hosts successful 44th-annual Northern Juried Art Show

The Pas hosts successful 44th-annual Northern Juried Art Show

Can you hold an art awards show online and have people actually show up to look at the art? That’s the question this year’s Northern Juried Art Show (NJAS) organizing committee asked themselves, fingers crossed, for months as they planned this year’s
Planning for 44th-annual Northern Juried Show is underway

Planning for 44th-annual Northern Juried Show is underway

“Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.
Arts workshops a-plenty online for Manitobans starting this weekend

Arts workshops a-plenty online for Manitobans starting this weekend

The show must go on so youth and adults in the north and throughout Manitoba will have plenty of opportunities to hone their performing arts skills thanks to virtual workshops by two theatre companies.
Blind Indigenous recording artist Mattmac releases debut single

Blind Indigenous recording artist Mattmac releases debut single

Matthew Monias, also known as Mattmac, has recently released his debut single called “Paradise,” a melodic rap and trap song about summer love.
Manitoba Rural Northern Juried Art Show goes online for 2020

Manitoba Rural Northern Juried Art Show goes online for 2020

There will something old and something new about the Manitoba Rural Northern Juried Art Show this year. Just as it has in previous years, the show will feature the works of artists from all over Manitoba outside of Winnipeg.
UCN instructor’s book examines evolutionary theory's societal impact through Kurt Vonnegut's works

UCN instructor’s book examines evolutionary theory's societal impact through Kurt Vonnegut's works

University College of the North (UCN) assistant professor Dr. Gilbert McInnis has published a book examining author Kurt Vonnegut’s treatment of the theory of evolution as a widely accepted myth used to explain the world we live in.
Parking lot rock

Parking lot rock

The sounds of live outdoor music graced Thompson for the first time this summer on Aug.