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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
RDPC music program recognized for sending five students to the International Music Camp this summer

RDPC music program recognized for sending five students to the International Music Camp this summer

R.D. Parker Collegiate was recognized as one of the top 10 schools in Canada for the number of student musicians they sent to the International Music Camp (IMC) this year.
Northern music students gather in Thompson for Norman Jazz Festival

Northern music students gather in Thompson for Norman Jazz Festival

Music students from Flin Flon and The Pas joined their Thompson counterparts at R.D. Parker Collegiate Oct.
Thompson musicians join Saskatoon-based heavy metal group

Thompson musicians join Saskatoon-based heavy metal group

Former Breach of Trust bandmates are using their talents to help Side Step the Crow
Living Room Live returns Sept. 13

Living Room Live returns Sept. 13

Thompson’s Lutheran-United Church will be hosting the first Living Room Live concert of the season Sept. 13. The featured performer is classical pianist Benjamin Bertin.
The sun sets on Concert in the Park

The sun sets on Concert in the Park

Thompson’s cold and rainy weather finally broke Aug. 21 just in time for the final Concert in the Park show of the year. This musical event featured a trio of acts who kept the crowd at MacLean Park entertained for three hours in the evening.
Heritage North debuts new musical showcase

Heritage North debuts new musical showcase

The Hazel Hopkins Gallery was standing room only Aug. 17 for the Heritage North Museum’s first ever music matinee. This show, dubbed “Music at the Museum,” featured a trio of acts that all brought something unique to the table.
Museum hosting musical matinee

Museum hosting musical matinee

The Heritage North Museum is hosting an hour-long musical showcase Aug. 17 at the Hazel Hopkins Gallery . This inaugural event, titled “Music at the Museum,” will feature Art and Al Starling, Isabel Carter and Amy Caldwell performing acoustic sets.