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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.
Thompson student achieves high note with National Youth Band of Canada

Thompson student achieves high note with National Youth Band of Canada

Kendra Martinussen, a 17-year-old Grade 12 student at R.D. Parker Collegiate, has been selected to perform in the prestigious National Youth Band of Canada for the second year in a row. This year’s event runs from April 26 to May 3 in Halifax.
Story of new Canadians learning to curl gracing stages in Thompson, Snow Lake and Flin Flon

Story of new Canadians learning to curl gracing stages in Thompson, Snow Lake and Flin Flon

Featuring both Tim Hortons and simulated curling onstage, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre play being performed throughout the province during the company’s regional tour this month could hardly be any more Canadian.
Painting series reflects experiences of Indigenous women through the history of the Thompson region

Painting series reflects experiences of Indigenous women through the history of the Thompson region

The Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy (TUAS) and artist Jasyn Lucas unveiled a series of seven paintings reflecting the history of Northern Manitoba from Indigenous and northern women’s perspectives at the Thompson Regional Community Centre (TRCC) N