Folklorama in your backyard: Winnipeggers can still get multicultural fix with novel approach

When Folklorama announced the cancellation of its annual event on April 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seemed to be ending a 50-year tradition beloved by Winnipeggers.The organization, however, has come up with a novel way to keep the...

National Tourism Week in Winnipeg

May 28 2020 10:07am Dayna Spiring, President & CEO of Economic Development Winnipeg, shares ways we can support local shops, restaurants & attractions this summer. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" )...

Sierra Noble performs live on Global News Morning

May 27 2020 10:11am Local singer & songwriter Sierra Noble joins Global News Morning for a special performance of her song ‘Let Me Out Of Here’. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

Winnipeg students honour front line workers

May 26 2020 9:57am High schools in Winnipeg are honouring front line workers with a special concert. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: "/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\"id\":\""...

Lights, camera, quarantine: Manitoba film industry taking cautious approach to reopening

While Manitoba’s film industry has been included in the province’s upcoming second phase of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the local film development corporation’s CEO and film commissioner says local movie-makers will take a cautious approach to back-to-work.Manitoba Film and...

Winnipeg concert venue taking performances online during coronavirus pandemic

A staple of Winnipeg’s music scene is making the most of the COVID-19 pandemic by embracing technology in a bid to continue presenting live concerts despite being shut down.The West End Cultural Centre (WECC) announced a new livestreamed concert series...

45 years after it was completed, Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ album coming in June

It seems Neil Young has dug deep, deep into his musical vaults as he announced the long-awaited release of the “lost album” Homegrown on Tuesday via the Neil Young Archives (NYA) website.After 45 years, the 74-year-old rock veteran is set to release...

‘Hotel Paranormal’: Host Dan Aykroyd counts down Top 5 haunted hotels in Canada

Dan Aykroyd has a familiarity with the supernatural and the unexplained — at least, if you count his tenure as Ray Stantz in beloved movie franchise Ghostbusters.Aykroyd is paranormal-obsessed for the moment as he’s taking on a narrating role for...

Randy Bachman details the unexpected origin of song ‘American Woman’

The era of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a particularly bleak one in terms of the music industry, but that hasn’t stopped Canadian rock legends The Guess Who from celebrating the anniversary of one of their biggest accomplishments.Fifty years ago...

Checking in with Global Winnipeg’s Gabrielle Marchand

May 8 2020 10:52am We check in with Global Winnipeg’s Gabrielle Marchand and find out how she’s been spending her time in self-isolation. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var...
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