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Painter Joa earns permanent collection spot for Sask. Arts Board

Painter Joa earns permanent collection spot for Sask. Arts Board

When Catherine Joa applied to the Saskatchewan Arts Board’s permanent collection, she thought she had been rejected. “I don't check my mail my very often, so I kind of thought I missed the boat because I never heard anything back,” she said.
Elly on the Arts: Starting off the new year right

Elly on the Arts: Starting off the new year right

What an exceptional way to kick off a New Year in Flin Flon, dare we say it, the arts and culture capital of Manitoba! We are starting the year with two exceptional shows that “come from away”.
Auditions come up for next Ham Sandwich show

Auditions come up for next Ham Sandwich show

There’s no rest for either the wicked or Ham Sandwich. Auditions are underway for the group’s next show. Hot on the heels of the troupe’s performance of C.S.
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.