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Concert in the Park series enters the dog days of summer

Concert in the Park series enters the dog days of summer

The fourth Concert in the Park show of the summer took place on Aug. 4 and featured Karl Bennett, who performed a series of mellow country tunes at MacLean Park.
Forbidden flavours: book digs into cannibalism with relish

Forbidden flavours: book digs into cannibalism with relish

With the upsurge in the popularity of zombie-based TV shows and movies in the last several years, now is probably a perfect time to learn more about the subject of people – and animals – eating members of their own species, including sometimes their
Drama students take the stage for final exams

Drama students take the stage for final exams

While most R.D. Parker Collegiate students were confined to the classroom for their exams, pupils of the drama program were able to finalize their marks in front of a live audience.
Playing live still a rush for 54-40 after decades-long existence

Playing live still a rush for 54-40 after decades-long existence

The marquee performers at the June 24 Nickel Days concert, iconic Canadian rockers 54-40, are making their second trip to Thompson at a different time of year and during a different stage of their musical journey than when they first performed at Win
RDPC music department digs into the past to celebrate graduates’ future

RDPC music department digs into the past to celebrate graduates’ future

Fedoras, trench coats, and Rosie the Riveter costumes were on full display at the Letkmann Theatre June 6, as the R.D. Parker Collegiate music department decided to pay tribute to the post-war 1940s for their 32nd annual Cabaret.
Festival of Arts closes out 51st iteration with some ‘Hi-Lites’

Festival of Arts closes out 51st iteration with some ‘Hi-Lites’

Instead of going out with a whimper, the 2017 Thompson Festival of the Arts decided to go out with a bang thanks to a pair of “Hi-Lites” concerts that ran May 30–31 at R.D. Parker Collegiate.
Spoken word performer bringing living, breathing poetry to Thompson library May 13

Spoken word performer bringing living, breathing poetry to Thompson library May 13

Spoken word poet Tanya Neumeyer of Toronto, who is putting on a free performance at the Thompson Public Library on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
Jogging werewolves, church service transformation among hard-to-believe tales in ‘Monsters Among Us'

Jogging werewolves, church service transformation among hard-to-believe tales in ‘Monsters Among Us'

If ever there were a book perfectly suited to the current world of alternative facts, fake news and separating what is true from what is false, it is Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms and Odd Pheno
Royal MTC’s ‘Last Train to Nibroc’ on whistle-stop tour of 24 communities in 30 days

Royal MTC’s ‘Last Train to Nibroc’ on whistle-stop tour of 24 communities in 30 days

The romantic comedy “Last Train to Nibroc” will arrive onstage in Thompson Feb.
'From This Valley' an enjoyable ride through a slice of Western Canadian history

'From This Valley' an enjoyable ride through a slice of Western Canadian history

From This Valley, the first novel by The Pas author Murray Harvey, not only takes you on a journey with the main character but also through some of the history of Western Canada and the United States, from Custer's last stand to the Riel rebellion wi