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‘Hanksfest’ Hitting Theatres to Celebrate Tom Hanks This Summer

‘Hanksfest’ Hitting Theatres to Celebrate Tom Hanks This Summer

Forrest Gump
“Forrest Gump” is one of four Tom Hanks films being screened as part of Cineplex’s Hanksfest this summer. (HANDOUT)

Fans of actor Tom Hanks will get their fill this summer at a movie theatre event dedicated entirely to the legendary actor.

Hanksfest is hitting Cineplex theatres nationwide beginning July 6, showcasing a month of Hanks’ most iconic films on the big screen.

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Nelson Mandela Exhibit Opens at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Nelson Mandela Exhibit Opens at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom runs at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights until January 6, 2019. (JESSICA SIGURDSON / CMHR)

WINNIPEG — A new summer exhibit is open to visitors at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights dedicated to the life and history of Nelson Mandela.

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom is a look at the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary through modern technologies, mixed with some old facets.

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‘Folk Fest at 510’ Returning to City Hall Courtyard

‘Folk Fest at 510’ Returning to City Hall Courtyard

Micah Erenberg
Singer-songwriter Micah Erenberg will perform at ‘Folk Fest at 510’ on Wednesday afternoon. (WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL)

Winnipeg Folk Festival lovers can get a taste of the music they’ll hear at the annual festival through the second edition of Folk Fest at 510.

The Folk Festival and the City of Winnipeg have teamed up for another year to bring artists to the City Hall courtyard at 510 Main Street on Wednesdays throughout the summer.

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John Mellencamp Playing Winnipeg, Brandon Shows This Fall

John Mellencamp Playing Winnipeg, Brandon Shows This Fall

John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp plays Bell MTS Place on October 23. (HANDOUT)

Singer-songwriter John Mellencamp is embarking on an upcoming Canadian tour with stops scheduled in Winnipeg and Brandon this fall.

The acclaimed performer will play Bell MTS Place on Tuesday, October 23 as part of his Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour. Mellencamp will head west the following night for a show at Brandon’s Westoba Place on October 24.

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