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Prairie Barge Fest Coming Together

Prairie Barge Festival
Audio technicians and other crew were loading equipment down to The Forks’ historic port on Thursday. The preparations are for this weekend’s Prairie Barge Festival, where three days of music will include acts from Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and art and culture showcasing the diverse talent found on the prairies. The festival runs today through Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Leela Gilday a Hit at Aboriginal Music Week

Leela Gilday
Musician Leela Gilday performs in Old Market Square during Aboriginal Music Week celebrations on Friday, August 22, 2014. The four-day music festival features native, métis, inuit, and indigenous artists who perform hip hop, electronic, traditional, world, folk, rock, country, and blues music. The festival wraps up on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Biking & Beer in Downtown Winnipeg

Biking & Beer
There’s nothing like a cold beer after a long bike ride. The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Biking & Beer event continued on Wednesday, departing from downtown for a three-hour, 50 km ride to Birds Hill Park and back. Riders then cooled off on a patio with a cold one. Stefano Grande, executive director of the BIZ, led the ride. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Super-Looking Moon

A perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, appears over Winnipeg on Sunday night. The largest one of 2014, it occurs when the moon is closer to the Earth than it is during a regular full moon. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Salsa Sundays Serve Up Live Music, Dancing

Salsa Sundays
The Enigma Dance Factory performs during Salsa Sundays at The Forks on July 27, 2014. The live music and dance event normally attracts more than 500 people during the summer months. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Winnipeggers Protest the Violence in Gaza

Gaza Protest
About 400 people protested the ongoing violence in Gaza on Saturday afternoon during a Rally for Gaza outside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Air raids this past week have ravaged the country, putting the Canadian Palestinian Association of Manitoba to organize two rallies to speak out about the violence. The first rally on Monday was held at the Manitoba legislature. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Dean Gunnarson Breaks Free in China

Dean Gunnarson
Winnipeg escape artist Dean Gunnarson hangs upside down 250 feet in the air from a burning rope during a recent escape. Gunnarson is in Fuzhou, China on a three-month tour and was able to break free from chains, locks, and straight jacket during the stunt. (DEAN GUNNARSON / HANDOUT)

PHOTOS: Winnipeg Celebrates Canada Day

Canada Day Fireworks
Canada Day fireworks at The Forks on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The day started off gloomy and rainy, but Winnipeggers still came out in the thousands to mark Canada Day on Tuesday. By late afternoon, the skies had cleared to make way for fireworks at venues across the city.

See how people celebrated in the photo gallery below.

Country Fans Make the Best of Rainy Weekend in Dauphin

Dauphin's Countryfest - Rain
Concert-goers at Dauphin’s Countryfest deal with soggy conditions on the last day of the festival on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Rain hit the region non-stop over the weekend, but many revellers made the best of it to take in their favourite country music acts. (TODD PEDERSON / HANDOUT)

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