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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Big Top’ Rising in South Winnipeg

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Big Top’ Rising in South Winnipeg

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The big top is prepped to be raised for Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS on Friday, May 26, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

A giant blue and yellow ‘big top’ began rising in south Winnipeg on Friday.

The circus-like attraction is for the upcoming Cirque du Soleil‘s KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities show.

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Nelly Furtado to Headline Aboriginal Day Live Festivities

Nelly Furtado to Headline Aboriginal Day Live Festivities

By Brian Schultz

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Aboriginal Day Live is June 21 at The Forks. (HANDOUT)

Grammy Award-winning Canadian songstress Nelly Furtrado will headline Aboriginal Day Live in Winnipeg on June 21, as cities across Canada join in to celebrate Aboriginal culture.

Originally founded in Winnipeg in 2007, ADL has now grown into a nationwide event marked in Yellowknife, Whitehorse, Ottawa, Regina, Iqaluit, Halifax and Edmonton.
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WSO Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate Off to Oklahoma City

WSO Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate Off to Oklahoma City

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WSO music director Alexander Mickelthwate leads an orchestra to record the soundtrack for the Winnipeg Jets’ new game-opening video on Monday, September 19, 2016. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s music director is stepping down for a new opportunity south of the border.

Alexander Mickelthwate has been named the music director of Oklahoma City Philharmonic, effective for the 2018-19 season.

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