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Illusionist Darcy Oake Holding Benefit Fundraiser for Recovery Centre in Brother’s Honour

Illusionist Darcy Oake Holding Benefit Fundraiser for Recovery Centre in Brother’s Honour

Darcy Oake
Darcy Oake

Illusionist and Winnipegger Darcy Oake is performing two Winnipeg shows this spring in support of his late brother, Bruce, who passed away in 2011 after battling addictions.

Oake will perform June 6-7 at the Burton Cummings Theatre, with all proceeds going towards the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre. The state-of-the-art, non-profit long-term treatment facility in Winnipeg for those suffering from addictions.

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Manitoba Museum Opens Stunning Remodelled Alloway Hall

Manitoba Museum Opens Stunning Remodelled Alloway Hall

By Sarah Klein

Manitoba Museum Alloway Hall
The newly-remodelled Alloway Hall at the Manitoba Museum is now open. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A newly expanded Alloway Hall at the Manitoba Museum now greets visitors after $5.8 million in renovations.

The 9,750-square-foot exhibit space is the museum’s newest jewel in a series of planned upgrades over the next several years.

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‘Phantom of the Opera’ Seats Going on Sale April 1

‘Phantom of the Opera’ Seats Going on Sale April 1

The Phantom of the Opera
“The Phantom of the Opera” runs August 23 to September 3 at the Centennial Concert Hall. (MATTHEW MURPHY PHOTO)

A new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera swoops into Winnipeg’s Centennial Concert Hall this summer.

With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of Phantom is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making it one of the largest productions on tour in North America.

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WAG Sets Up New Indigenous Advisory Circle

WAG Sets Up New Indigenous Advisory Circle

By Sarah Klein

Dr. Heather Igloliorte - Dr. Julie Nagam
Dr. Heather Igloliorte and Dr. Julie Nagam are co-chairs of the new Indigenous Advisory Circle at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. (WAG / HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is giving a voice to Indigenous people through a newly-formed Indigenous Advisory Circle.

Dr. Julie Nagam and Dr. Heather Igloliorte will co-chair the new circle, providing leadership and counsel in the development and planning of related WAG exhibitions, education, community outreach, partnerships, and programming.

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CMHR Waiving Admission for Kids 12 and Under

CMHR Waiving Admission for Kids 12 and Under

Canadian Museum for Human Rights - Kids
Children attend the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. (CMHR / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Admission to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will be waived for some spring breakers beginning on Saturday, March 25.

Children aged 12 and under will be admitted free through April 2. The museum, which is normally closed on Mondays, will also be open on March 27.

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Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Henry Cavill - Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Actor Henry Cavill poses with student dancers at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Friday, March 17, 2017. (@RWBALLET / INSTAGRAM)

Hollywood heavyweights in Winnipeg this winter have been taking in the local sights while not busy on area film sets.

The latest actor to appear in public on Friday was Henry Cavill, who is starring in “Nomis,” alongside Stanley Tucci and Sir Ben Kingsley.

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