A Christmas Carol Nov. 22 to Dec. 16 John Hirsch Mainstage Cold-hearted and greedy, Ebenezer Scrooge is anything but jolly at Christmas time. But something shifts when the ghost of his business partner Marley visits to save him from his own bitter demise. Watch his epic transformation in this classic tale of compassion, hope and redemption that will leave hearts glowing. royalmtc.ca Continue reading Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
By Arthur Hardy In New Orleans, the city famous for its French Quarter and Bourbon Street, for Creole cuisine and for cool Dixieland jazz, one event surpasses them all – Mardi Gras! It’s a season of revelry and romance, of … Continue reading Mardi Gras – Revelry and Romance
Madama Butterfly Nov. 18, 21 and 24 Death before dishonour – heart wrenching and beautifully exotic, Madama Butterfly will bring you to tears and sear your memory with its unforgettable melodies. Puccini at his best! An intensely moving and a haunting portrayal of the dangers of misguided love. The inspiration for other works including the stage play M. Butterfly and the musical Miss Saigon. manitobaopera.mb.ca Continue reading Manitoba Opera
I am happy to say that I have been to Clementine on Princess Street on a number of occasions. Each time I have been impressed with their culinary offerings as well as their warm, laid-back service. This is no surprise … Continue reading Clementine – 123 Princess St.
Virtual reality arcade bringing people out of their comfort zone in a social environment
By Bill Burfoot
Ah yes, the fear of heights. It’s one of the most common phobias (followed by public speaking) with an estimated three to five per cent of the population suffering so-called acrophobia.
For people with acrophobia, the sheer conversation of someone jumping out of an airplane, going up a ladder, bungee jumping or even taking an elevator can make them feel queasy. Now if only there was a way to tackle these fears without actually having to do them. Continue reading “The Portal – A “mind-blowing” experience”
The Simon and Garfunkel Story Nov. 11 The Simon and Garfunkel Story tells the fascinating tale of how two young boys from Queens, New York went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. burtoncummingstheatre.ca Continue reading Burton Cummings Theatre
Recently, as part of Canada150 celebrations, Canada played host to the Invictus Games in Toronto. The Invictus Games provided an opportunity for us to celebrate our veterans and also our serving members from Canada and other nations for their courage and their determination not to be defined by their injuries. As I watched the opening […] via Invictus Games honour injured vets from Canada and outside nations — Lifestyles 55 Continue reading Invictus Games
By Dorothy Dobbie Prospects have never looked brighter for Churchill as a world-class tourist destination, thanks in part to a local investor and tour operator, Wally Daudrich. Wally Daudrich and his family, who own and operate Churchill’s Lazy Bear Lodge, … Continue reading Plans in the works for another exciting Churchill project
By Weizhen Zhong Weizhen’s short ribs Ingredients 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ½ cup thinly sliced ginger 2.5 kg beef short ribs 2 onions, chopped Salt and pepper 3 carrots, cut into chunks 2 cups light soy sauce 2 … Continue reading Slow cooked to perfection! Weizhen’s short ribs take some beating.