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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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‘Ice Castles’ Winter Attraction Coming to The Forks

‘Ice Castles’ Winter Attraction Coming to The Forks

Ice Castles
Ice Castles will open in late December at The Forks. (A.J. MELLOR PHOTO)

A new icy attraction is coming to the city to help Winnipeggers remember just how ‘cool’ it is to live here during winter.

Ice Castles will be built on Parks Canada land at The Forks just south of the Esplanade Riel bridge adjacent to the Red River.

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Pride Winnipeg Moving Festival, Parade to Late July in 2018

Pride Winnipeg Moving Festival, Parade to Late July in 2018

Pride WinnipegPride Winnipeg is altering its festival and parade dates for 2018 as it expands its footprint after seven successful years.

Organizers say next year’s festival will now be held July 20-29 instead of in early June as in previous years. Other summer festivals and a limited amount of space at The Forks for Pride events was part of the reasoning behind the change.

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Coal and Canary Opening Retail Shop at The Forks

Coal and Canary Opening Retail Shop at The Forks

Coal and Canary
Coal and Canary’s Amanda Buhse (right) and co-owner Tom Jansen (FACEBOOK)

After a trial run of storefront retail in the Exchange District, Winnipeg candle company Coal and Canary is setting up shop at The Forks.

Co-owner Amanda Buhse says the CentreVenture PUSH Program gave the company a chance to test the bricks and mortar concept.

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Food Musings: KYU Grill at The Forks

Food Musings: KYU Grill at The Forks

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

KYU Grill
KYU Grill (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — If you enjoy variety and lots of food options, you will love the revamped food hall at The Forks. It features menu items from around the world, including the delicacies from KYU Grill.

The reputation of KYU Grill proceeded itself. I had seen their food truck at events like the Food Truck Wars at ManyFest in years’ past. In fact, they took home the People’s Choice Award last Sunday.

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