Three Manitoba musicians are up for awards at Gala des prix Trille Or in Ottawa next month.
Singer/songwriter Jocelyne Baribeau is up for western Canadian emerging artist while her children’s act, Madame Diva, is up for western Canadian album, alongside pop songstress and past winner, marijosée. Former Manitoban, Geneviève Toupin, will also be honoured with the award for artists from outside Ontario who have had the greatest impact in Ontario.
Manitoba Music, through its Francophone Music Program, is hosting an industry showcase at the awards show and conference on May 6.
A new event to Shaw Park this summer will benefit the Winnipeg Goldeyes’ Field of Dreams Foundation.
Grazing in the Outfield is a dinner on Thursday, July 23, hosted by the Dairy Farmers of Manitoba.
Guests will dine in the outfield and feast on creations by Chef Ben Kramer with an emphasis on dairy products.
Guests will witness a cow milking demonstration and learn about the process of bringing the farm to the fork.
“I can’t wait to show Winnipeg our twist on ballpark food in such a beautiful setting,” chef Ben Kramer said. “We have had a blast at every DFM event we have partnered with, and this one is no different.”
Three youth from Sandy Bay First Nation were arrested Sunday after allegedly driving stolen ATVs near the village of Ochre River, Manitoba.
Police were called after witnesses spotted the suspects near the Ochre River bridge on Highway 5. Two ATVs were found hidden in some bushes, and RCMP set up a perimeter to contain the suspects before a police service dog was called in.