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Thompson Pentecostal Assembly kicks off fall with the movie Faith Like Potatoes Oct. 4

Those same faith folks at Thompson Pentecostal Assembly who brought the movie Fireproof to Thompson last Feb. 22 for about 120 people will be back at it again Oct.
Tsitsos offers hometown fans classical concert treat

Tsitsos offers hometown fans classical concert treat

Thompson-born violinist Steven Tsitsos returned home Sept. 26 to offer a classical concert treat to his hometown fans in kicking off the City of Thompson's Concert Series for 2009-10 at R.D. Parker Collegiate's Letkemann Theatre.
Home Routes Concert Tour makes its way to Thompson

Home Routes Concert Tour makes its way to Thompson

Lisa Evasiuk, co-ordinator of the Reel North Film Festival, has teamed up with Thompson Public Library administrator Cheryl Davies to bring the Winnipeg-based Home Routes Concert Tour to Thompson.
Step right up!

Step right up!

Twin sisters Pastelle and Emmanuelle LeBlanc, from Prince Edward Island, and fiddler Pascal Miousse from maritime Quebec's nearby Îles-de-la-Madeleine, or Magdalen Islands, make up three-fourths of Acadian fiddling and step-dancing group Vishtèn.
Thompsonites rock on at the Winnipeg Folk Festival

Thompsonites rock on at the Winnipeg Folk Festival

It is the premier folk festival in Canada, say its legion of loyal fans, and every July Thompsonites, ranging from a local legal luminary to a reprieved CBC Radio personality -- and ex-Thompsonites -- flock to Birds Hill Provincial Park northeast of
Nickel Days talent show features everything from folk music to a capella jazz

Nickel Days talent show features everything from folk music to a capella jazz

For many people, a highlight of this year's Nickel Days in Thompson was the Thompson's Got Vocal Talent talent show, with judges Zack Werner, former Canadian Idol judge and member of the band Haymaker, Bennett Helfrich, manager of the band, and Betsy
Born to be wild!

Born to be wild!

Mayor Tim Johnston is ready to ride his Harley Davidson, with Tamy Burton aboard, June 17 after the Vale Inco president's reception to kick off Nickel Days at the Juniper Centre.
See you next season!

See you next season!

The Thompson Community Band, conducted by the irrepressible Wally Itson, gave its final performance of the 2008-2009 concert season June 16 at the Letkemann Theatre as guest performers at the Thompson Music Teachers Association annual concert.
Lucky 6?

Lucky 6?

Wagz is the sixth bass guitarist hometown favourite metal band Dreadnaut has used on the low end in six years.
Follow me

Follow me

The Mexican Hat Dance, as performed June 13 at the Thompson Multicultural Centre's Festival of the Seven Seas, is always a perennial crowd pleaser in Thompson.
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