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Calling All Musicians: Busker Applications Open at The Forks

Calling All Musicians: Busker Applications Open at The Forks

The Forks
The Forks (FILE)

Talented local musicians may have a new audience if they win a coveted busk pass at The Forks.

Through a new partnership with Manitoba Music, The Forks is seeking out musicians to be a part of its Busker Program this year.

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Food Musings: Corto at The Forks’ Common

Food Musings: Corto at The Forks’ Common

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

Corto Sandwich
(KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Full disclosure: I have been a fan of the cuisine of chef Scott Bagshaw ever since he opened the first Deseo at the old Royal Albert Arms Hotel on Albert Street in the Exchange. I was even able to pick out one of Scott’s creations in a black box seafood contest where I sat on the panel of judges. There is something about Scott’s conceptions that simply resonate with me.

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Winnipeg’s Skating Trail Breaks Records Before Closing for the Season

Winnipeg’s Skating Trail Breaks Records Before Closing for the Season

Red River Mutual Trail
The ribbon is cut to officially open the Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks closed for the season over the weekend, but not before setting two new records.

The Forks said on Facebook that the trail was open for a record 72 days. This season also saw the trail span a record 10 kilometres in length.

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Ice Castles Hosting Yoga Class at The Forks

Ice Castles Hosting Yoga Class at The Forks

Hot Yoga Ice Castles
A hot yoga class at the Ice Castles at The Forks is Sunday at 10 a.m. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Before it melts away for the season, Ice Castles will host a group of health and wellness enthusiasts for yoga on Sunday.

Dozens of people are expected to attend the courtyard of the frozen spectacle created at The Forks Parks Canada site to participate in the charity event.

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Ice Castles Preparing to Wind Down as Temperatures Rise

Ice Castles Preparing to Wind Down as Temperatures Rise

Ice Castles
Ice Castles is preparing to close in early March after a roughly two-month run at The Forks. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — As winter weather starts to come to an end in the next weeks, so does Ice Castles at The Forks.

The popular icy attraction put on by the Utah-based company opened January 5 and has seen tens of thousands of Winnipeggers come through its gates since then.

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Ironman Bonspiel Raises $10K for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Ironman Bonspiel Raises $10K for Heart and Stroke Foundation

Ironman Outdoor Curling
The Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel raises funds annually for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (BRITTANY WALL PHOTO)
Ironman Outdoor Curling
The 2018 Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel Champions “I Swept With Your Wife.” (FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — A weekend curling tournament on the frozen Red and Assiniboine rivers near The Forks raised $10,982 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The 2018 Ironman Outdoor Curling Bonspiel crowned team champions “I Swept With Your Wife,” led by Skip Brent Farguson with third Jack Lavalle, second Glen Henderson and lead Brian Melville.

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