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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.
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.