The annual beard growing contest has been a favourite of Festival du Voyageur goers for 32 years. More than 70 people entered this year’s contest that included beards of all sizes and shapes.
Predicting the future will always be a risky business it seems. Twelve months ago, who would have been psychic enough to predict all the strange and unusual events that have transpired?
The leg wrestling, voyageur wrestling, pillow fight, tug of war and log sawing are some of the competitions featured in the Games which have been a part of Festival du Voyageur for 38 years.
Journalists work years without getting to the Olympics, yet Kyle Jahns went from intern to Olympic reporter in one year. He chalks it up to networking, knowledge of a niche topic and luck.
Non-profit, artist-run Videopool, a collective of video and sound artists, hosted a members screening February 19 in the Videopool Studio on the third floor of the Artspace Building in the Exchange district.
Debbie Patterson’s one-woman show, playing Feb. 27 to Mar. 9 at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, examines a community on the brink.
This year’s Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival featured a sensational lineup of critically acclaimed talent performing some of the best compositions the world has ever known.
This year’s Actif Epica ultra-marathon demanded that all contestants dig deep and draw from their intestinal fortitude. Pushing the limits for all involved was the teaching lesson of the day.
Monday being Louis Riel Day and a holiday for many, and mother nature co-operating by giving us beautiful weather, people came to Voyaguer Park in droves.
Before you congratulate me for losing 15 pounds, maybe wait another year, because getting that excess weight off is only half the battle. The other half is keeping it off. And I’m not confident this time will be any different from other times.