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Parking lot rock

Parking lot rock

The sounds of live outdoor music graced Thompson for the first time this summer on Aug.
The first (and hopefully only) Cabbie Awards

The first (and hopefully only) Cabbie Awards

With the traditional R.D. Parker Collegiate music program cabaret not possible under current public health rules, graduating music students were recognized at the first Cabbie Awards in the Letkemann Theatre June 16.
54th-annual Thompson Festival of the Arts begins March 13

54th-annual Thompson Festival of the Arts begins March 13

The 54th-annual Thompson Festival of the Arts is kicking off March 13-14, with two days of dance competition at the Letkemann Theatre. “This is a community festival dedicated to promoting the arts,” festival organizer Jolene Brow said.
Churchill inspires album by transplanted Australian

Churchill inspires album by transplanted Australian

Australian turned Churchill resident Roy Mexted has taken the inspiration provided by the Northern Manitoba town he and his girlfriend have made their home by recording a CD made up almost entirely of songs written in and about the Hudson Bay port.
Green Day tribute concert rocking the TRCC Saturday evening

Green Day tribute concert rocking the TRCC Saturday evening

Back off Taylor Swift … and get lost Mozart. Avenue 46, an “energetic, pop-punk-alt-rock band with a twist” will be blasting their musical fusion in the Thompson Regional Community Centre Feb. 29.
Indigenous ballet dancer bringing new spin to old story

Indigenous ballet dancer bringing new spin to old story

Louis Riel once said, “My people will sleep for 100 years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.
Music night at the Heritage North Museum not to be missed

Music night at the Heritage North Museum not to be missed

Music night at the Heritage North Museum, a monthly event, was a great success on Feb. 13.
Royal Winnipeg Ballet tour coming to Thompson

Royal Winnipeg Ballet tour coming to Thompson

As part of Manitoba 150 celebrations, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) Aspirants will bring their On the Edge Tour to Thompson March 22, “where the next generation of dancers will showcase a sublime and powerful repertoire for audiences of all ag
Thompson Public Library celebrates I Love to Read Month

Thompson Public Library celebrates I Love to Read Month

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Music night at the Heritage North Museum showcases great local talent

Music night at the Heritage North Museum showcases great local talent

Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist Kahill Gibran once said, “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life, bringing peace, and abolishing strife.