Buffy Sainte-Marie was in Winnipeg Tuesday night and along with her band, played a heartfelt, high energy concert that delighted the sold out crowd at the West End Cultural Centre.
It may have been one of the coldest winters on record, but music lovers were fired up and kept warm by this year’s WSO New Music Festival.
It’s Canada’s largest makerspace, providing the tools, expertise and workspace for numerous individuals and businesses needing to design, prototype and manufacture just about anything.
One of the most spellbinding artists of our time, Buffy Sainte-Marie performs in Winnipeg on Tuesday, gracefully combining a high energy stage presence with cerebral songs that tell powerful stories.
Along with the jigging event and going on its 43rd year, the fiddling competition is the longest running contest at the Festival du Voyageur, providing exciting entertainment for throngs of fiddle fans.
For many students, this out of classroom setting was a much better way to learn about the voyageurs than sitting at a desk reading about them.
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.
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.
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.