Exchange BIZ, Tourism Winnipeg Photo Walk

Tourism Winnipeg, The Exchange district BIZ and Leif tour Winnipeg’s top Bloggers and Instagram stars (I think they are called Influencers now) around Winnipeg’s famous Exchange District looking for cool photos. We end up at Peg Beer Co for a…

St Regis Hotel, June 27 2017

St. Regis Hotel to close next month, ending 107-year run. Hotel will be demolished to make way for eight-storey complex. Read more at WinnipegFreePress.com By: Murray McNeill http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/st-regis-hotel-to-close-next-month-ending-107-year-run-422456543.html “One of the city’s oldest hotels — the 107-year-old St. Regis Hotel…

Road Trip out West, May 12, 2017

A day in Edmonton. Bookstores and Whyte Ave. And a quick visit to Rutherford House. We camped for a second night in Miquelon Lake and it was rather cold and rainy in the morning.            …

Road Trip out West, May 10 2017

We spend a day in Saskatoon, exploring this cool city, and of course looking at vinyl record shops and bookstores. Regina is OK, but come on, Saskatoon is tight.                      …

Road Trip out West, May 9 2017

From Yorkton to Saskatoon, we found some great Ukrainian Churches in rural Saskatchewan and of course, barns.                                              …

Road Trip out West, May 8 2017

Heather and I loaded up our slightly used but new to us 2015 Nissan Micra for a big trip out to the Pacific Ocean. The first day was Winnipeg to Yorkton with a stop in Neepawa on the way by.…

Winnipeg Comedy Festival, CBC Now or Never, April 5 2017

Hosted by the fabulous Trevor and Ify! “What’s your big reveal? On the very first Now or Never live show, recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, hear storytellers muster up the courage to reveal something on stage for the very…

Winnipeg Comedy Festival, April 3 2017

The Winnipeg Comedy festival starts in the Millennium Library for one of the many free lunchtime shows. And then on to Jekyll and Hyde’s in Osborne Village for a late night; um, laugh party.            …

Cluster Festival, March 12 2017

Air Loom Sunday, March 12, 2017   Doors/Show: 7:30/8:00pm Winnipeg Art Gallery   300 Memorial Blvd. A piano, alone.  “Everett Hopfner plays pieces that are personal testaments by living composers. These new works by Manitoban composers Heidi Ouellette, Luke Nickel, Diana McIntosh and Kristen Wachniak explore the…

Cluster Festival, March 10 2017

Consistent Partial Attention Friday, March 10, 2017 Doors/Show: 7:30/8:00pm Rachel Browne Theatre 211 Bannatyne Ave. Two powerful examinations of contemporary culture: “In Training is the Opposite, a singer performs a virtuosic boxing routine on stage, accompanied by a string quartet…

“ELLE” Prairie Theatre Exchange, Feb 22 2017

“Elle” Adapted by Severn Thompson from the book by Douglas Glover February 23, 2017 – March 12, 2017 Preview – February 22, 2017 An epic tale of survival from Canada’s distant past. Based on a true story and adapted from…

Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, Verge, Feb 9 2017

“CHECK OUT WHAT WCD AD BRENT LOTT CREATES IN ONLY 5 WEEKS WITH THE DANCERS OF WCD’S EMERGING COMPANY VERGE. RECENT GRADUATES AND GRADUATING DANCERS OF THE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM OF THE SCHOOL OF CONTEMPORARY DANCERS GET A JUMP START TO THEIR…

Big Fun Festival, Jan 25 2017

“The Big Fun Festival is an annual, five day music festival showcasing multiple genres of music in several venues in downtown Winnipeg every January.   Using Winnipeg’s prairie winter as the backdrop, the festival showcases the best of Manitoba’s current…

Winter Research Series, Young Lungs Dance Exchange, Jan 16 2017

YOUNG LUNGS DANCE EXCHANGE YoungLungs.ca a network of support for artists + an invitation to join forces NOVEMBER – JANUARY RESEARCH SERIES 2017 Since November three research teams have been each working in the studio investigating themes, methods, ideas, questions,…

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Nov 8 2016

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Anne Manson, Music Director Karl Stobbe, Concertmaster Westminster United Church 8 November 2016 Anne Manson, conductor Andrew von Oeyen, piano Guy Few, trumpet Christos Hatzis Zeitgeist (Sprit of the Age) Dmitri Shostakovich Concerto in C Minor, for…

From the Seat of a Canoe, Oct 8 2016

A trip along the Seine River in a canoe, past installations of magical mirrors and mushrooms, lost characters, and audio emanations. “To be lost is to be fully present, and to be fully present is to be capable of being in uncertainty…

Winnipeg Design Festival, Sept 17 2016

The Manitoba Professional Planners Institute has assembled a panel of urban planners, dreamers, and shakers.  Our four panelists, Jino Distasio (Director, Institute of Urban Studies), Stefano Grande (Executive Director, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ), Brent Bellamy (Architect, Number TEN) and Hazel Borys…

Alley Installations, September 17 2016

Winnipeg Design Festival 2016. Sound + Space is an installation of live performance that will transform urban space with sound. Cellist Leanne Zacharias, curator of the project Music for Spaces, is known for reimagining both natural and built spaces –…

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