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Plans rumble along for next edition of Blueberry Jam, slated for August

Plans rumble along for next edition of Blueberry Jam, slated for August

It may still be months away from coming to fruition, but this year’s edition of the Blueberry Jam Music Gathering is now being planned.
Elly on the Arts: Breaking new ground with livestreaming, online show

Elly on the Arts: Breaking new ground with livestreaming, online show

"There is a very cool event coming this week within our arts and cultural community. It’s actually an online event so that means it is going to be available all over Manitoba - no, wait - all over Canada, or maybe we mean all over the world."
Elly on the Arts: Arts scene reemerges from winter freeze

Elly on the Arts: Arts scene reemerges from winter freeze

Perhaps it’s relief that the deep freeze weather has relented or more likely, that we were just so happy to see Ann Ross and Doug McGregor hosting Local Roots again, but we are feeling a bit more hopeful these days.
Ham Sandwich turns to private eye fiction for latest stage show

Ham Sandwich turns to private eye fiction for latest stage show

Flin Flon’s most active drama troupe is preparing for their first show of 2022 - a romp based on British detective novels and tropes.
Elly on the Arts: More recollections on choir going international

Elly on the Arts: More recollections on choir going international

"This is the last story in our retelling of the Flin Flon Community Choir’s magnificent trip to Manhattan in 2013 - though this happened not in New York City but in my beautiful Flin Flon and not in 2013, but in the spring of 2016."
Elly on the Arts: Singing stories from the Big Apple

Elly on the Arts: Singing stories from the Big Apple

Last time we talked about the Flin Flon Community Choir’s trip to New York City to sing Handel’s Messiah in 2013. We were singing with a mass choir from all over the world.
Elly on the Arts: Looking back at some cultural memories

Elly on the Arts: Looking back at some cultural memories

"The first column of a new year and here we are, in the middle of a seemingly never-ending cold snap in the midst of a certainly never-ending pandemic! We feel the need to shake off the doldrums, how about you?"
Passings: Long-time volunteer Allen leaves legacy in arts and culture

Passings: Long-time volunteer Allen leaves legacy in arts and culture

One of Flin Flon’s leading voices in support of arts and culture has died. Linda Allen, a long-time arts volunteer, organizer and benefactor, died Christmas Day after a life often spent in service to the things that made Flin Flon unique.
Playing tunes, paying tribute: Musician's newest project takes love for country online

Playing tunes, paying tribute: Musician's newest project takes love for country online

CC Trubiak has found his latest project - and he didn’t need to go too far physically to do it.
Fresh into new life, Flin Flon flutist fiddles with Christmas classics

Fresh into new life, Flin Flon flutist fiddles with Christmas classics

Mikayla Odut is no stranger to Flin Flon’s music scene, but her Christmas show later this week is all new - in more ways than some might think.
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