The best thing about enduring a frigid prairie winter is knowing that every February the Festival du Voyageur brings thousands of people together for one of the best cultural events this province has to offer.
As the 45th annual Festival du Voyageur opened this weekend with fun and festivities galore, it was clear this year’s edition would be a special one.
On a frosty cold Friday night, with a beautiful full moon overhead, true voyageurs and explorers of Winnipeg braved the weather to come together and kick off the 45th edition of Manitoba’s most famous winter festival.
A tragic attack that left a music student paralyzed has generated community support for the young man and created a campaign to dissolve fear surrounding homophobia.
It was folk night at the Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe as local musicians Raine Hamilton, Dan Frechette and TWIN shared their acoustic music with an appreciative audience.
Hoffman’s death from what appears to have been a heroin overdose has shocked the world and those in the local film community who worked on “Capote” with him in Winnipeg ten years ago.
The 6th annual Canadian Sports Film Festival hit Winnipeg again this weekend where it kicked off at the Park Theatre on Friday night and included film screenings on a snowscreen at The Forks.
It was an incredible performance at Winnipeg’s Union Sound Hall recently as former Sonic Youth guitarist, Lee Ranaldo, joined other avant garde musicians for a concoction of atonal sounds and experimental music.
People at The Forks yesterday were treated to a sneak preview for an upcoming fundraiser that will feature a cabaret of circus performances, all in support of an artistic intervention project that teaches circus skills to at-risk-youth.
Victoria Stone is one of several Artbeat alumni artists who will be participating in this week’s 24-Hour Art-a-thon. For Stone, making sculptures is an emotional and passionate experience.