The annual 70s Show hosted by the Back 40 Folk Festival is back, coming to the Kenmor Theatre in Morden on April 28. Once again musicians from the Pembina Valley will play tribute to their musical heroes from the 70s.
Sonatrice Singers will perform their appropriately titled “And the Song Goes On...” concert coming up April 26 and 27.
The Pembina Threshermens Museum will host a unique fundraiser by showcasing their old clothes. The Victorian Inspired Fashion Show & Tea takes place May 6 and will give participants a look into the past.
Another item on the Morden Festival of the Arts calendar is approaching with French & English Speech Arts taking place April 17-19 at the Morden Alliance Church. With sessions at 9 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., there are 181 entries, up from 143 last year.
Fans of amazing local talent should mark their calendars for the Golden Prairie Arts Council’s Raise the Roof Benefit Concert to be held on May 25 in Carman.
After a busy and successful first half, the second half of the Morden Festival of the Arts continues with the vocal/choral category. Vocal/Choral begins Thursday, April 12 with sessions at 9 a.m., 1:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Morden Mennonite Church.
Piano remains a popular part of the Winkler Festival of the Arts which is set to get underway April 11. The annual event which allows musicians and singers to share their talents and be adjudicated will have 354 piano entries. President Dorothy Plett said this year the Vocal/Choral portion will be held April 11-12.
The Manitou Opera House will turn back time on Saturday, April 14, when they host REWiND, an 8-member band that brings back to life the hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. The audience will join the band on a trip back to the days of transistor radios, sock hops, and cassette tapes.
Justin Bieber has been named Saturday Night Live’s worst-ever musical guest by former show staffer Bill Hader.
“If you know your fairy tales, this is the right (production) to come to. ”That’s the message one cast member of Cinderlocks & the 7 Dwarves would like to share. The student production created for and by Flatlands Theatre Classes, will take everything you thought you knew about the fairy tales and present it in a whole new way.
ATLANTA — Talk about an assembly.
Success, it has been said, is earned.
The world famous a cappella and dance group from Zimbabwe, Black Umfolosi, charmed the audience in the Access Centre on Friday, March 9, 2018. This group was “formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa- to where their ancestors can be traced.”
Prairie Spirit School Division and this year’s drama production go together like rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong. The division will be once again partnering with Candlewick Productions Inc. to bring the classic “Grease” (the school version) to The Manitou Opera House March 15-18.
The Morden Festival of the Arts Strings sessiions will run March 11-13 as part of the 43rd season of the festival. This year the entire festival boasts 566 entries, up 20 from last year.
A renowned gospel group is teaming up with the King of Rock and Roll to bring a can’t miss tour to southern Manitoba. Mark Blackwood and the Blackwood Quartet - a gospel group from the southern United States that has a rich history in the musical genre - are once again partnering with Steinbach’s very own Corny Rempel.
Evan Rachel Wood has detailed the years of sexual abuse she was subjected to in a powerful testimony to America’s Congress.
Bellamy Young has apologized to Ryan Seacrest for suggesting he should “step aside” from his red carpet hosting gig at the Academy Awards following unproven allegations of sexual misconduct.
For the first time, the Douglas Kuhl School of Music will be hosting two concerts to meet growing demand. Rochelle Drudge said they found at their last concert in December they simply could not accommodate everyone who wanted to attend.That’s why on Feb. 24, they are hosting two concerts, one at 4 p.m. and the other at 7:30 p.m.