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Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

Woman Must Pay Musician Ex-Boyfriend $350K for Sabotaging Coveted Opportunity

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

Eric Abramovitz
Eric Abramovitz

TORONTO – A woman who sabotaged her boyfriend’s highly coveted career opportunity apparently because she feared he would leave her for the United States has been ordered to pay him $350,000 in damages.

In a decision this week, an Ontario Superior Court justice lambasted Jennifer Lee for “despicable conduct” that harmed Eric Abramovitz, an aspiring professional musician in his 20s.

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Burton Cummings Considers Therapy to Deal with Fallout of Recent Car Accident

Burton Cummings Considers Therapy to Deal with Fallout of Recent Car Accident

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

Burton Cummings Theatre
Winnipeg musician Burton Cummings admires the newly-installed marquee outside the downtown theatre bearing his name in this September 2017 file photo. (DAN HARPER PHOTO)

Burton Cummings says he may consult a therapist for the first time to help overcome the psychological fallout of his recent car accident.

The former Guess Who frontman says a month after the experience he’s still unable to shake the moment of the collision that totalled his car and left him with several injuries.

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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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The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

The Reklaws
The Reklaws

Canadian country duo The Reklaws have been tapped to perform at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers‘ home opener on June 14 when the team hosts the Edmonton Eskimos.

Not only will siblings Jenna and Stuart Walker help kick off the CFL season on opening night in Winnipeg, their latest hit, “Long Live the Night,” has been cut into a new football-themed version to become the opening intro song for each” Thursday Night Football” game on CFL on TSN.

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Musicians Celebrated at Indigenous Music Awards

Musicians Celebrated at Indigenous Music Awards

Indigenous Music Awards
The Indigenous Music Awards were handed out at Club Regent Event Centre on Friday, May 18, 2018. (BUIO ASSIS PHOTO)
Michael Redhead Champagne
Activist and community leader Michael Redhead Champagne speaks at Friday’s Indigenous Music Awards. (BUIO ASSIS PHOTO)

The best and brightest musical talent was honoured Friday at the Indigenous Music Awards.

Attendees packed the Club Regent Event Centre for the awards show, which honoured 20 musicians and bands.

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