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‘Sons of Pioneers’ at Concert Hall in April

Sons of the Pioneers
Sons of the Pioneers play the Centennial Concert Hall on Thursday, April 14, 2016. (HANDOUT)

Western singing group Sons of the Pioneers will perform in Winnipeg this spring.

The cowboy-themed musical quintet will play the Centennial Concert Hall on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

The group, made of up Tommy Nallie, Ken Lattimore, Randy Rudd, Mark Abbott and Justin Branum, perform original songs, such as “Tumbling Tumbleweeds”, “Cool Water” and “Ghost Riders in the Sky.”

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City and Colour Playing MTS Centre in June

City and Colour
City and Colour performs at the Winnipeg Folk Festival on July 10, 2013. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Canadian singer-songwriter City and Colour will play Winnipeg’s MTS Centre in the spring.

Dallas Green will be joined by guest Shakey Graves on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Green is touring in support of his new LP If I Should Go Before You.

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to Illusionist Darcy Oake at MTS Centre

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Darcy Oake
Darcy Oake

Homegrown illusionist Darcy Oake is returning to Winnipeg next month and wants to send you to the show.

Oake wowed the judges on “Britain’s Got Talent” and is now embarking on his Edge of Reality world tour. Oake will perform at MTS Centre on Friday, December 4.

We have two (2) tickets to give away to the show!

How do I win?

Simply fill out the form below and we’ll draw a random winner for two tickets each. Good luck!

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Winnipeg Zoo Throwing Grey Cup-Themed Festivities

By David Klassen

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The Grey Cup will be played in Winnipeg on Sunday, November 29. (JEFF MILLER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Assiniboine Park Zoo is celebrating the Grey Cup being in our city by offering football-themed activities.

All next week, the zoo will have all ages entertainment surrounding the CFL championship including polar bear and seal pool parties, polar bears predicting the Grey Cup winner, the Grey Cup football selfie search and other fun.

“It’s an honour to have the Grey Cup taking place in Winnipeg and we can’t wait to share in the festivities,” said Janice Martin, curator at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

“From our signature Journey to Churchill exhibit to the fun Grey Cup activities, in particular the polar bears predicting the Grey Cup winner, we hope to offer tourists and locals alike a unique experience here at the zoo.”

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Only the Best Beards at Festival du Voyageur

By Sarah Klein

Participants in the Festival du Voyageur's 2010 Beard Growing Contest take part in the final round of judging at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre. (JENNAMIDGET / FLICKR)
Participants in the Festival du Voyageur’s 2010 Beard Growing Contest take part in the final round of judging at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre. (JENNAMIDGET / FLICKR)

First comes Movember, and then Decembeard?

The Festival du Voyageur is calling on men everywhere to compete in its 34th annual Beard Growing Contest on February 19, 2016.

It’s your chance to show off the best facial hair you can grow while at the same time supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation during the 10-week campaign.

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Terri Clark Joining WSO for Symphony Show in April

Terri Clark
Country music superstar Terri Clark will perform with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on April 13, 2016. (WSO / HANDOUT)

Country singer-songwriter Terri Clark will join the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for a one-night only performance in the spring.

Clark will bring scores of her hits with her for a full WSO backing on Wednesday, April 13 at the Centennial Concert Hall.

The eight-time CCMA entertainer of the year is an Alberta native, and has sold more than five million albums, achieving gold, platinum, double platinum, and triple platinum status.

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Kevin Hart Enforcing Strict No Cell Phone Policy at Winnipeg Show

Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart

WINNIPEG — Extra security will be on hand Thursday for the Kevin Hart show at MTS Centre. And it won’t be because fans of the comedian can get a little rowdy.

Hart’s team is enforcing a strict “no cell phone” policy on the What Now? tour.

That’s right. No picture-taking, texting, Tweeting, Snapchatting or other smartphone shenanigans. If you’re caught? Well, you’ll be kicked out of the show. Seriously.

True North Sports & Entertainment confirmed the strict guidelines in an e-mail, saying they would release further information within the next 24 hours.

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Justin Bieber to Play Summer Show in Winnipeg

Justin Bieber is making a return to Winnipeg for a summer concert at MTS Centre.

The Biebs will play the city on June 11 as part of his Purpose World Tour.

Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, November 20 through Ticketmaster.

— Staff

Heart, Joan Jett to Play MTS Centre in March

Heart plays MTS Centre on March 17, 2016 with special guest Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
Joan Jett
Joan Jett

Legendary ladies of rock will come together for the 2016 Queens of Sheba tour this winter.

Heart will play Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on March 17 with special Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.

The St. Patrick’s Day show no doubt include some of Heart’s classics, including “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” and “Straight On.

Tickets go on sale Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

— Staff