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Needtobreathe, Colony House at The Burt in May

Needtobreathe, Colony House at The Burt in May

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American Christian rockers Needtobreathe land in Winnipeg to play the Burton Cummings Theatre this spring.

The band will be in Winnipeg May 17 with guests Colony House.

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Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

Dragons’ Den Auditions Return to Winnipeg in March

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Aspiring entrepreneurs with the next million-dollar idea will have the opportunity to make their pitch to producers of “Dragons’ Den” this spring.

Open auditions for the 12th season of the CBC show will land in Winnipeg on March 25.

The multi-city tour will take the search for the country’s best businesses across Canada beginning February 11 in Toronto.

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Wood Carving Challenge Coming to Festival du Voyageur

Wood Carving Challenge Coming to Festival du Voyageur

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New this year to Festival du Voyageur is the first Wood Carving Challenge inside Voyageur Park. (CHRISD.CA)
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Ginette Lavack Walters, executive director of Festival du Voyageur, unveils this year’s programming on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — This year’s Festival du Voyageur will help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with plenty to keep you busy over its 10-day span.

The 48th annual French-Canadian festival is February 17-26, featuring a lineup of more than 150 musical acts, the snow sculpting symposium, canoe races, traditional food, an ice bar, an outdoor disco, singles night and the first-ever wood-carving challenge.

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Human Rights Museum Slashes Admission for Canada 150 Celebrations

Human Rights Museum Slashes Admission for Canada 150 Celebrations

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Guests gather at the grand opening of the Canadian Museum For Human Rights in Winnipeg on September 17, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Admission into the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will leave more cash in your pocket to kick off Canada’s 150th anniversary year.

The CMHR is offering a special admission price of $5 between January 17 and 31. Admission continues to be free for children under 7.

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Review: Royal MTC’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

Review: Royal MTC’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

By Diana Chabai (@dianachabai)

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Ryan Voth, Kris Ulrich, Matt Cage and Laura Olafson in Royal MTC’s ‘Million Dollar Quartet.’ (ROBERT TINKER PHOTO)

Dead celebrities have been on my mind a lot lately. 2016 took some especially good ones from us. I watched “Star Wars” the night Carrie Fisher died. I was particularly upset about her death (and even cried), but watching “A New Hope” made me realize that I have only known her through movies, and I will always have those movies. It’s the place where I go to spend time with her.

Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins are also all dead. And because all of their music still lives on, we get to spend time with them whenever we want to.

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‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

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“Cult of Chucky” will begin filming in Winnipeg next week. (UNIVERSAL PICTURES)

WINNIPEG — The seventh installment of the “Chucky” horror series will begin filming in Winnipeg on January 9.

Actress Jennifer Tilly returns for “Cult of Chucky” under writer/director Don Mancini.

The feature film is a continuation in the franchise about a dangerous and possessed doll that first made its appearance on the big screen in 1988.

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