Thou shalt not miss this movie

In the Golden Age of Hollywood, the priest was generally a figure of benign, good-hearted authority. Recall Spencer Tracy’s Father Flanagan in Boys Town or Bing Crosby’s Father O’Malley in Going My Way. What a long strange trip it’s been for the Irish Catholic priest in cinema. Director John Read […]

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Plug In hires new director

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art has appointed Winnipeg photographer Sheila Spence as its director, administration and development. Spence, who holds a Masters of Art degree in leadership from Victoria’s Royal Roads University, starts her new position Monday. Prior to joining the Read More

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Jim Gaffigan adds second show

The fat dad is drawing a big crowd. In response to brisk early ticket sales, a second show has been added to comedian Jim Gaffigan’s appearance at the Pantages Playhouse Theatre on Nov. 15. Gaffigan’s current 50-city venture, dubbed The White Bread Tour, will now include two Winnipeg Read More

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RCMP to review city construction projects

The Mounties have been asked by Manitoba Justice to investigate the handling of controversial City of Winnipeg construction projects. The province announced today it has referred the City of Winnipeg’s Real Estate Management Review, the Winnipeg Police Service Headquarters Construction… Read More

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Undersea spectacle mirrors movie’s magic

The massive brand power of the beloved 1989 animated Disney movie The Little Mermaid was on impressive display at Rainbow Stage Wednesday night. Gone was the wall of evergreen trees that had significantly shrunk the seating area under the dome for the first two productions of its 60th Read More

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