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WSO Encouraging Patrons to Use Smartphones to Further Engage in Concerts

WSO Encouraging Patrons to Use Smartphones to Further Engage in Concerts

Daniel Raiskin
WSO music director Daniel Raiskin. (HANDOUT)

Usually, at concerts, patrons are kindly asked to turn off their cell phones.

That was before the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra began experimenting with the EnCue app. The what? Don’t worry, keep reading.

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Festival du Voyageur Opens Applications for Snow-Sculpting Symposium

Festival du Voyageur Opens Applications for Snow-Sculpting Symposium

Festival du Voyageur
Sculptors work on their snowy creations in Voyageur Park on Thursday, February 14, 2019. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

There’s snow way the Festival du Voyageur is already accepting applications for their snow-sculpting symposium, right? Wrong!

Western Canada’s largest outdoor winter festival has put the call out for sculptors interested in crafting their frozen masterpieces in February 2020.

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VIDEO: Cirque du Soleil Treating Winnipeggers with ‘Amaluna’

VIDEO: Cirque du Soleil Treating Winnipeggers with ‘Amaluna’

Cirque du Soleil‘s Amaluna is the latest show to visit Winnipeg when it opens on Saturday.

Cirque fans will find themselves in familiar territory under the Grand Chapiteau big top at the corner of Sterling Lyon Parkway and Kenaston Boulevard. The high-flying travelling extravaganza has been here before with its production of Kurios in 2017, but it’s a first for Amaluna, which debuted in Montreal back in 2012.

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