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Lousy weather doesn’t deter northern musicians from putting on a show

Lousy weather doesn’t deter northern musicians from putting on a show

Thompson youth musician Isabel Carter and Wabowden rock band Gravel Roads performed in the rain during the city’s Aug. 7 Concert in the Park.
Artist Jasyn Lucas giving Boreal Discovery Centre a new coat of paint

Artist Jasyn Lucas giving Boreal Discovery Centre a new coat of paint

Thompson artist Jasyn Lucas is adding another public art piece to his portfolio, since he’s been working on a new outdoor mural to complement the Boreal Discovery Centre’s recently renovated sturgeon exhibit .
The show must go on

The show must go on

Despite the relentless heat, a collection of Thompson musicians belted out some classic rock and country tunes for the first Concert in the Park show of 2019, which took place at MacLean Park July 24.
Cinema on wheels tours Northern Manitoba showcasing Indigenous films

Cinema on wheels tours Northern Manitoba showcasing Indigenous films

Filmmakers Mathilde Benignus from France and Evan K.
Concert in the Park moves to evenings for 2019 shows

Concert in the Park moves to evenings for 2019 shows

Concert in the Park is making its return to MacLean Park July 24, although there’s going to be a slight change in format.
First-time contestant wins Thompson’s Got Vocal Talent competition

First-time contestant wins Thompson’s Got Vocal Talent competition

CHTM radio host Robyn Thomson took her voice from the airwaves to the main stage of Nickel Days June 23 for the 2019 Thompson’s Got Vocal Talent contest.
Escape artist will defy death during Thompson’s Canada Day celebration

Escape artist will defy death during Thompson’s Canada Day celebration

Throughout his lengthy career, professional daredevil Dean Gunnarson has travelled the world in the hopes of finding new and inventive ways to put his body on the line for people’s enjoyment.
Junior bands and choirs hold year-end concerts

Junior bands and choirs hold year-end concerts

Following on the heels of their 34th cabaret , R.D. Parker Collegiate’s music program hosted a pair of year-end concerts at the Letkemann Theatre June 11-12 for junior and elementary school musicians.
Presenting songs in the key of Cree

Presenting songs in the key of Cree

Tomson Highway showcases his newest musical in the Hub of the North
Senior music students get wild for this year’s cabaret

Senior music students get wild for this year’s cabaret

R.D. Parker Collegiate’s senior music program capped off the school year in style with their 34th annual cabaret-style concert, which took place inside the Letkemann Theatre June 4.