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Fred Penner Lauded at Canadian Folk Music Awards

Fred Penner Lauded at Canadian Folk Music Awards

Fred Penner
Fred Penner won Children’s Album of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa on Saturday, November 18, 2017. (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg children’s singer-songwriter Fred Penner walked away with some new hardware over the weekend.

Penner won Children’s Album of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa.

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Filmmaker Guy Maddin Invited to Design Warming Hut at The Forks

Filmmaker Guy Maddin Invited to Design Warming Hut at The Forks

Guy Maddin Warming Hut
Temple of Lost Things, a warming hut design by Guy Maddin, is one of this year’s designs at The Forks. (THE FORKS)
Guy Maddin
Guy Maddin

This year’s warming huts at The Forks will have a celebrity appeal as celebrated Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin lends his creative talents in designing a structure.

Maddin is the invited artist this season and will construct a piece called “Temple of Lost Things.”

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Dashboard Confessional Coming to The Burt in March

Dashboard Confessional Coming to The Burt in March

Dashboard Confessional
Christopher Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional (KRISTEN DRUM PHOTO)

American emo rockers Dashboard Confessional will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on March 3, 2018.

Singer/songwriter Christopher Carrabba became the poster boy for a new generation of emo fans in the early 2000s, having left behind his former band (the post-hardcore Christian outfit Further Seems Forever) to concentrate on vulnerable, introspective solo musings.

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