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Artist's new band, album take inspiration from northern roots

Artist's new band, album take inspiration from northern roots

He may be far from his original home, but make no mistake – there’s still a piece of the north in musician Tristan Simon.
Beatlemania band prepares to twist and shout at Johnny's

Beatlemania band prepares to twist and shout at Johnny's

Fans will come together Dec. 12-14 at Johnny’s Social Club for the now-annual Beatlemania show.
Christmas show inspired by Dean Martins past and present

Christmas show inspired by Dean Martins past and present

The real Dean Martin will stand up during the upcoming Flin Flon Arts Council and Community Choir Christmas show.
Playing the Johnny's stage for a cause

Playing the Johnny's stage for a cause

When Katie Njegovan heard her childhood friend Brandie Salamondra was in the hospital, she knew she had to do something to help. Njegovan quickly organized a Nov. 2 concert at Johnny’s Social Club, with the proceeds donated to Salamondra’s recovery.
Rocky Horror returns to Johnny's stage

Rocky Horror returns to Johnny's stage

It’s transgressive, it’s transformative and maybe even a little transmittable - and it’s coming back to town.
Kinnear brings the Scottish smallpipes north

Kinnear brings the Scottish smallpipes north

Ian Kinnear’s path to playing in Flin Flon was a long and winding one. Local luthier Alistair Callegari has roots in the same small village where Kinnear is from - Edzell, Scotland.
Art exhibit shows off local scenes, aims to hit road

Art exhibit shows off local scenes, aims to hit road

Wild and water – that’s what a pair of Flin Flon artists hope to share with the world about the region they call home.
Elly on the Arts: Looking at Culture Days, in detail

Elly on the Arts: Looking at Culture Days, in detail

We all know that Flin Flon, Creighton and Denare Beach are all about Culture Days, but this year is special. Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture held annually on the last weekend of September.
Elly on the Arts: Paying tribute through performance

Elly on the Arts: Paying tribute through performance

We begin this column with some sadness as we report that Mitch Podolak, the creator of so many folk/roots institutions in Manitoba and across Canada, died August 25.
Artists submitting pieces for annual gallery fundraiser

Artists submitting pieces for annual gallery fundraiser

The NorVA Centre’s walls will soon be filled with art from 50 different artists, but there is still time to get your piece in. The Centre’s annual Square Foot Gallery is returning for another year and is currently accepting submissions.