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WSO’s Mickelthwate Sharing Leadership Knowledge at Chamber Luncheon

WSO’s Mickelthwate Sharing Leadership Knowledge at Chamber Luncheon

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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)

Before Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra music director Alexander Mickelthwate leaves the city, he plans on sharing his reflections on leadership with the local business community.

The maestro will speak to a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce audience during a luncheon on September 29.

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Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

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Guns N’ Roses played a three-hour set at Investors Group Field on Thursday, August 24, 2017. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)
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Slash of Guns N’ Roses performs at Investors Group Field on Thursday night. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)

The classic Guns N’ Roses lineup featuring original members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan showed up in Winnipeg on Thursday night to play a loud and blistering show for their devoted fans. The reunited ‘Guns’ have been travelling the globe for months on their Not In This Lifetime Tour and brought the show to Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field. The band hit the stage around 8:30 p.m. with a rendition of It’s So Easy complete with pyrotechnics and fireworks, and would go on to play a loud and energetic set of their classics songs from the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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Tegan and Sara Bring ‘The Con X: Tour’ to Winnipeg

Tegan and Sara Bring ‘The Con X: Tour’ to Winnipeg

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Tegan and Sara perform during the Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 19, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

Twin sister Calgary duo Tegan and Sara are touring Canada to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their fifth studio album.

The two will celebrate songs from “The Con” when they perform at Winnipeg’s Pantages Playhouse Theatre on Thursday, November 2.

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Canada Summer Games Draw to a Close as Manitoba Clinches 10th Gold

Canada Summer Games Draw to a Close as Manitoba Clinches 10th Gold

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Team Manitoba erupts on the court after clinching the gold medal against Team Alberta volleyball at Investors Group Athletic Centre on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (FACEBOOK)

Winnipeg rolled up its welcome mat as more than 2,000 Canada Summer Games athletes, coaches and their families departed on Sunday.

The two-week competition came in two waves, with the first group of athletes arriving in late July. The closing ceremonies Sunday afternoon at Investors Group Field officially closed out the “Hottest Summer in Half of a Century.”

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