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The 1975 to Play MTS Centre in October

The 1975 to Play MTS Centre in October

The 1975English rockers The 1975 will make Winnipeg a stop along their North American tour this fall.

The band will play MTS Centre on Wednesday, October 26 with guests.

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 29 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $35, $45 and $59.50.

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WAG Contributes Inuit Art to Portage Place

WAG Contributes Inuit Art to Portage Place

By David Klassen

WAG Inuit Art Centre
An artist’s rendering of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s future Inuit Art Centre. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Indigenous art and culture can now be seen at Portage Place Shopping Centre.

As part of a joint initiative between the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, four Inuit sculptures have been placed inside the downtown shopping mall.

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Weaving Threads for Hope in New Exhibit at CMHR

Weaving Threads for Hope in New Exhibit at CMHR

Empowering Women - CMHR
Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities opens Saturday, July 23 at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. (CMHR / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The progression of human rights around the world can be traced back to how female-run cooperatives had an impact.

A new exhibit opening this weekend at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will delve into the work of women who strived for a better standing of living.

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The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert to Screen at Assiniboine Park

The Tragically Hip’s Final Concert to Screen at Assiniboine Park

The Tragically Hip
Members of The Tragically Hip (left to right) Gord Sinclair, Paul Langlois, Gord Downie, Johnny Fay and Rob Baker are shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Clemens Rikken)

WINNIPEG — Assiniboine Park has joined the list of Canadian venues airing the live screening of The Tragically Hip’s final concert on August 20.

The park will screen the CBC’s broadcast of “The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration” on a 27-foor-wide LED screen on the Lyric Stage.

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Final Tragically Hip Concert to Be Screened at West End Cultural Centre

Final Tragically Hip Concert to Be Screened at West End Cultural Centre

Gord Downie
Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip performs as one of the opening acts to the Rolling Stones concert in Moncton, N.B. on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005. The CBC will broadcast live the final stop of The Tragically Hip’s upcoming tour, which ends in Kingston, Ont. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

Tickets to see The Tragically Hip were near impossible to get for many, but there’s still a way to watch one of the band’s final performance with fellow fans.

The West End Cultural Centre will be screening the CBC’s broadcast of “The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration” on August 20.

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