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Entries now open for Northern Juried Art Show

Artists from northern Manitoba (north of the 53rd parallel) are invited to participate in the 40th annual Northern Juried Art Show. The Pas will host the show April 7 to 9 at the UCN gymnasium. Deadline for entries is Friday, Mar. 18.

Elly on the Arts: New year brings new performances

Happy New Year! Welcome to a new year of arts and cultural activity in Flin Flon and area. Choir Flin Flon Community Choir kicks off rehearsals again on Saturday, Jan. 9 at École McIsaac School band room.
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

Decked out in his festive best, C.C. Trubiak wooed the concert-goers at Johnny’s Social Club on Friday, Dec.11 at Christmas Stars and Carolling.

Winnipeg Free Press recognizes Flin Flon’s rich arts scene

Residents in Flin Flon and area know their local arts scene is really something special. Now readers all over Manitoba know it too, after the Flin Flon arts community was featured in Town and Country , a special section in the Winnipeg Free Press .

NorVA showcases students’ festive artwork

From artful snowmen to playful winter scenes, there will be plenty to love at the Christmas Art Show opening at the NorVA Centre today.
Elly on the Arts: Celebrate arts, and invest in them

Elly on the Arts: Celebrate arts, and invest in them

Last week I saw a Facebook post that I must share. It came from the Canadian Arts Coalition, which is the largest group of artists, business leaders and volunteers in Canada dedicated to keeping arts on the public agenda.
Broadway Bash brings familiar scenes to Johnny’s Social Club

Broadway Bash brings familiar scenes to Johnny’s Social Club

Audiences at Johnny’s Social Club were transported to the world’s great theatres last Friday and Saturday nights, Nov. 27 and 28 at Broadway Bash: Encore.

Elly on the Arts: A full stocking for live-music, theatre buffs

What a wonderful weekend with a Christmas concert from Jesse Peters. Of course the Flin Flon Community Choir was the best part! Actually, they only sang two songs but they sounded fantastic and looked very professional.
Elly on the Arts: Music, film in focus this month

Elly on the Arts: Music, film in focus this month

Since my last column we have seen and heard some really great stuff. Avery Ascher, a NorVA artist from The Pas, opened her new show at the gallery. It is lovely and will remain in NorVA until the end of November.
Concert launches Flin Flon Cranberry Portage Folk Music Society

Concert launches Flin Flon Cranberry Portage Folk Music Society

Two Winnipeg indie bands formed a harmonic merger in Flin Flon as Johnny’s Social Club hosted Leaf Rapids, a singer-songwriter duo featuring Keri and Devin Latimer, and Slow Leaves, aka solo guitarist and songwriter Grant Davidson. The Nov.