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Thompson brings laughs back to the language arts festival

Thompson brings laughs back to the language arts festival

The University College of the North’s (UCN) ninth language arts festival took place in Thompson April 24-25, with a trio of artists giving Indigenous youth plenty of insight on how to turn their passion into a career.
Combining forces

Combining forces

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Thompson music students making a return to provincial honour bands

Thompson music students making a return to provincial honour bands

After getting through a gruelling audition process, four local students are headed to Winnipeg in May to play with the Manitoba Band Association’s (MBA) junior and intermediate provincial honour bands.
Séan McCann brings message of hope to the Hub of the North

Séan McCann brings message of hope to the Hub of the North

The HOPE North Suicide Prevention Committee pulled out all the stops for their 10th-annual HOPE Forum, booking Great Big Sea co-founder Séan McCann to play at the Letkemann Theatre April 3.
Séan McCann set to headline 10th HOPE Forum

Séan McCann set to headline 10th HOPE Forum

Former member of Great Big Sea looking to promote sobriety and self-improvement through song
Indigenous disability-rights activist brings inspirational story to Thompson

Indigenous disability-rights activist brings inspirational story to Thompson

Frances Mae Sinclair-Kaspick talks about her self-published memoir The Mountain Within in front of a local audience
Registration day for 53rd Festival of the Arts is Feb. 23

Registration day for 53rd Festival of the Arts is Feb. 23

Even though the 2019 Thompson Festival of the Arts doesn’t officially kick off until late April, organizers are reminding young artists to sign up in advance.
Building bridges through song

Building bridges through song

Thompson musician looking to highlight personal growth and mental health with new album
House concerts return to Thompson with first Living Room Live performance Jan. 30

House concerts return to Thompson with first Living Room Live performance Jan. 30

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Drink Me Pretty drummer from Norway House joining all-Cree band from Northern Ontario for tour

Drink Me Pretty drummer from Norway House joining all-Cree band from Northern Ontario for tour

A Norway House drummer will team up with Midnight Shine from Ontario to make the band an all-Cree ensemble once again for the upcoming touring season.