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

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

Tegan and Sara
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

Team Manitoba Gold
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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Music Festivals React to Push for Improved Safety Measures for Women

Music Festivals React to Push for Improved Safety Measures for Women

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

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Arcade Fire take the main stage at WayHome Music and Arts perform for fans on Saturday, July 23, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, WayHome Music & Arts Festival)

TORONTO – Natasha Penner was in the midst of celebrating her 30th birthday at a West Coast music festival when she accepted a drink from a newfound friend.

She felt after spending most of the day with him they had established some trust. But after she took a few sips, everything became a blur.

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U.S. Metallica Fan Who Lost Car in Toronto After Concert Says It Has Been Found

U.S. Metallica Fan Who Lost Car in Toronto After Concert Says It Has Been Found

By The Canadian Press

2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest Exceeds Attendance Expectations: Organizers

2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest Exceeds Attendance Expectations: Organizers

Winnipeg Folk Festival
The Winnipeg Folk Festival in this 2014 file photo. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

The Winnipeg Folk Festival says attendance numbers for the 2017 festival exceeded their expectations.

While the festival says it’s still in the process of tallying the final attendance numbers, organizers say they can confirm more people than they’d expected came to the four-day music festival this year.

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