When Creative Communications student, Larissa Peck, decided to write a book about seniors, she didn’t realize how much she would learn from people more than three times her age.
This is a book about seniors that encourages us to take a few minutes to slow down, to decaffeinate our lives, to look up from our screens and to be engaged by those around us.
We may be stuck in a deep freeze, but now is the time to plan that summer sea kayaking holiday. While many look to the west coast for this, there’s a hidden gem much closer to home.
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.
I decided to show Canadian pride by venturing out of my man cave to find sanctuary at a public venue to watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Men’s Gold Medal Hockey game.
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.