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Youth arts group finding new inspiration

Youth arts group finding new inspiration

Don’t count out the Youth Arts Council. While the group may have lost some key members recently, there are plans underway for the council’s second-ever performance.
Elly on the Arts: Folk award nominees grace Flin Flon

Elly on the Arts: Folk award nominees grace Flin Flon

Ah, dear readers, let me start with an apology.
Cast named for Mamma Mia musical

Cast named for Mamma Mia musical

Take a chance on them – the Flin Flon Arts Council has announced the performers for the group’s upcoming production of musical hit Mamma Mia.
Board appointed to run summer music gathering

Board appointed to run summer music gathering

Preparations are underway for next summer’s second installment of the Blueberry Jam Music Gathering. A general meeting was held on Nov. 1 to name board members and discuss ways to expand the gathering for next year.
Elly on the Arts: November jam packed with performances

Elly on the Arts: November jam packed with performances

We came, we saw and we conquered at the Manitoba Arts Network (MAN) Showcase Conference in Portage la Prairie the weekend of Oct. 26.
New host, new look for North Country

New host, new look for North Country

CBC’s North Country radio program is back on the air, and its new host hopes to bring a new feeling to the show.
Elly on the Arts: Arts council window shops for shows

Elly on the Arts: Arts council window shops for shows

Flin Flon Home Routes is in action this week featuring Montreal blues performer Adam Karsh. He has played all across North America and has crossed Canada by train, giving performances in literally hundreds of venues.
Can't slow him down: toddler thrives through rare syndrome

Can't slow him down: toddler thrives through rare syndrome

At a passing glance, there’s almost nothing that would suggest Nash Neufeld has an extraordinarily rare medical condition. He is active and social, cracking jokes, often running around with boundless energy.
Stories from Abroad: City sights and starless nights

Stories from Abroad: City sights and starless nights

My dad promised me when I was very young that he would get me to a Disney park. As time passed I was beginning to believe he had made a promise that he wouldn’t be able to keep.
Cold couldn't keep crowds away from Culture Days

Cold couldn't keep crowds away from Culture Days

Organizers said Flin Flon’s annual fall festival of arts and culture was a success – despite Mother Nature deciding to hinder rather than help.