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Elly On The Arts: Arts showcase and other happenings

Elly On The Arts: Arts showcase and other happenings

The Manitoba Arts Network Showcase conference, held in Flin Flon last week, is going really well as of this writing. We have more than 100 people from all over Manitoba and a representative from Dryden, Ontario.

Elly on the Arts: A Showcase of artistic talent

The Manitoba Arts Network (MAN) is a non-profit, charitable arts promotion organization dedicated to advancing and showcasing arts and culture throughout Manitoba.
Flin Flon singer-songwriter has chance to Showcase his talents

Flin Flon singer-songwriter has chance to Showcase his talents

“I want to spread my wings, I want to grow,” says CC Trubiak. Last week, the Flin Flon musician learned he would receive an opportunity to do just that: he has been chosen to take part in the Manitoba Music Emerging Artists Showcase.
Band Camp kicks off the year  for music students

Band Camp kicks off the year for music students

The halls of École McIsaac School came to life recently as 148 music students from École McIsaac School, Ruth Betts Community School and Creighton Community School participated in an intensive workshop called Band Camp.
Elly on the Arts: (Re)introducing Home Routes

Elly on the Arts: (Re)introducing Home Routes

It feels like fall already, but we may have some warmer days before winter locks in. And if not, there is still plenty of arts and culture to keep you warmly entertained in the Flin Flon area. Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous begins anew this month.
Elly on the Arts: Fall is party time in Flin Flon, Creighton

Elly on the Arts: Fall is party time in Flin Flon, Creighton

It’s now September and, as usual, arts and culture play a really big role in the life of our community. Perhaps we should change the name of Culture Days to Culture Week in Flin Flon, because that’s how long our celebrations will last.
Our lost language

Our lost language

University of Winnipeg student Megan Dupas spent her summer vacation among canvases, sculptures and prints as studio and gallery assistant at Flin Flon’s NorVA Centre.

Elly on the Arts: Concerts, artists, culture and more

The Wood ‘n’ Wire series of concerts at Johnny’s Social Club is going very well, with sold-out houses for every show thus far, so everyone should get their tickets in advance for the next program this Saturday, August 22.

Elly on the Arts: Music to our ears

For a town that “shuts down” in summer, we appear to have a really busy August! As mentioned in the last column, the Wood ’n’ Wire series will have two performances, August 8 and 22.
Elly on the Arts: An art-filled summer with more to come

Elly on the Arts: An art-filled summer with more to come

It’s mid-July and hot, but there’s still lots of excitement in the arts and culture community. The Rural and Northern Art Show opened in the Pavilion Gallery in Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg on Sunday, July 12.