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Elly on the Arts: Falling into fall – and Culture Days

Elly on the Arts: Falling into fall – and Culture Days

My, how time flies when you’re having fun! Summer is almost over, kids will head back to school next week and the new arts and culture season is getting underway.
British singer-songwriter embraces north through Blueberry Jam

British singer-songwriter embraces north through Blueberry Jam

Holly Rees is slowly becoming Canadian. The artist, originally from Newcastle, U.K., is on a Canada-wide tour and made the trip to Flin Flon to play at the Blueberry Jam Music Gathering.
Pair of artists embrace nature for newest NorVA exhibit

Pair of artists embrace nature for newest NorVA exhibit

The NorVA Centre welcomed two out-of-town artists for their latest exhibition to display not only their work, but the finished product of renovations to the centre.
Elly on the Arts: Come on and jam - Blueberry Jam

Elly on the Arts: Come on and jam - Blueberry Jam

This column is our last chance to share the wonder that is going to be, as it was last year, Blueberry Jam Music Gathering. Anyone who was there in 2018 (and there were lots, over 1,000 attendees by some estimations) knows how much fun it was.
'Superbob' one celebrated artist featured on Main Street

'Superbob' one celebrated artist featured on Main Street

Bob O’Connell doesn’t know how he got the nickname ‘Superbob.’ “ People still call me that,” he said sipping a coffee, speaking with a gravel in his voice.
Bringing back memories in sketch form

Bringing back memories in sketch form

Artist Hugh Howat hopes his new book of sketches will enhance the memories of scenes from Flin Flon’s hard rock mining past. Howat, a miner-turned-artist, has produced a book featuring sketches of Flin Flon’s “hustle-and-bustle” past.
Elly on the Arts: Go your own way – to Johnny's tribute show

Elly on the Arts: Go your own way – to Johnny's tribute show

“Hot time, summer in the city…” Perhaps not exactly with the weather we have been getting but, Flin Flon is still a happenin’ place for arts and culture in July. In the next two weeks, we have a couple of fine events for your enjoyment of the region.
Elly on the Arts: Trout Festival takes centre stage

Elly on the Arts: Trout Festival takes centre stage

We are all about Trout this week in Flin Flon, Creighton and Denare Beach. Trout Festival is our big kick-off for summer fun, although the Main ARTery opening gala gave it a bit of competition last week.
Arts Council announces next season's event slate, includes Carnegie Hall

Arts Council announces next season's event slate, includes Carnegie Hall

Choir will perform at famed New York venue for third time in April 2020
Elly on the Arts: Getting ready for summer with hot shows

Elly on the Arts: Getting ready for summer with hot shows

As Flin Flon, Creighton and Denare Beach gear up for summer, arts and cultural happenings just keep on coming. The big event in this time period is the opening night of the Main ARTery public art gallery on Main Street in Flin Flon and in Creighton.