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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Ham Sandwich brings a longtime favourite to Flin Flon stage

Enrollment, culture highlight agenda

Issues covered at Tuesday’s meeting of the Flin Flon School Division Board of Trustees included: Though final numbers won’t be known until the end of the month, Superintendent Blaine Veitch said overall enrollment across the four schools appears to b

Party caps busy summer

Summer seemed exceptionally short this year, but the Lions Spray Pool in Creighton didn’t suffer. Creighton recreation director Channa Senyk says the pool was only closed twice this summer – compared to countless times last summer.

Doc tells plight of MB flood evacuees

When brother-sister filmmakers Janelle and Jérémie Wookey set out to make a documentary about evacuees from Little Saskatchewan First Nation displaced by Manitoba’s 2011 flood, the scope was initially limited.

Singer back on home turf

If peace and love are outdated notions in this volatile world, then Maria Kucparic didn’t get the memo.

Evening of culture awaits

Bollywood dance has taken much of the world by storm, but India’s renowned artistic export is still largely unknown in Flin Flon. Dr. Chaitasi Intwala hopes to change that.

Hamm retrospective opens

Visit the NorVA Centre over the next month, and you’ll be greeted by an impressive display of artwork in brilliant orange and cobalt hues. From June 17 to July 5, NorVA is showcasing the work of a prolific local painter Jerry Hamm.

New album a musical expedition

Loss of innocence. Pain of love. Passion for life. Flin Flon singer-songwriter CC Trubiak’s new album, Tiny Army: The D. Holmes Sessions, is a musical expedition through the human experience. So it’s only fitting that he employ a gamut of sounds.

Play next week

A timeless holiday tale will grace the stage of the R.H. Channing Auditorium. Theatre troupe Ham Sandwich will present A Christmas Carol on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14. “It’s one of those classic Christmas shows,” said director Beth Heine.

In Perfect Harmony...

An audience of about 215 people packed St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church last Saturday, Nov. 23 for the Flin Flon Community Choir’s performance of Handel’s Messiah.