June 24, 2015
LINE UP ANNOUNCED FOR THE FREE CONCERT & MOVIE SERIES IN TRANSCONA CENTENNIAL SQUARE

Winnipeg, MB (June 23, 2015) – The Transcona BIZ is pleased to announce The 2015 Transcona Biz Summer Concert Series presented by Club Regent Casino & Event Centre and the 2015 Movie Series. The free outdoor concerts will take place at Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave. West every Friday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm starting June 26 and running until August 7. The line up includes some of Manitoba’s most exciting performers from a wide range of genres.

June 26 – CURTIS NEWTON
July 3 – THE NEW LIGHTWEIGHTS
July 10 – SOL JAMES
July 17 – THE PROUD SONS
July 24 – UNTIL RED
July 31…


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June 1, 2015
MICHAEL REDHEAD CHAMPAGNE - Summer and fall dates available

Michael Redhead Champagne is the founder of AYO! Aboriginal Youth Opportunities, a youth movement that has been breaking stereotypes and creating opportunities since 2010. He is a community organizer and public speaker who has traveled across Canada sharing teachings, acronyms and strategies with youth, leaders and educators. One of his most notable accomplishments is "Meet Me At The Bell Tower" an anti-violence rally that has happened every Friday on Selkirk Avenue for over three years. An award winning community activist and a published author, MC is ready to encourage whole communities to work toget…


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April 1, 2015
ESCAPE OR DIE! HITS THE AIR, TUESDAY, APRIL 14 ON ROGERS BROADCASTING’S OLN.

Escape Or Die! starring “The World’s Greatest Escape Artist” Dean Gunnarson hits the air, Tuesday, April 14 on Rogers Broadcasting’s OLN.

Dean Gunnarson is hailed as the world’s most daring escape artist, entertaining audiences around the world with remarkable death-defying stunts. Escape or Die! is a thrilling half-hour series that takes viewers into Dean’s crazy, unique life as he and his team prepare for nail-biting escapes that threaten his life. Each episode will focus on a REAL new stunt that he will perform in exotic and unusual locations around the globe. Attempting escapes more daring than…


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January 9, 2015
LOCAL ROCKERS ‘THE PROUD SONS’ SET TO PLAY HOMETOWN SHOW BEFORE HEADING WEST TO WRAP PRODUCTION ON FIRST FULL LENGTH ALBUM

(WINNIPEG, MB, January 9, 2015) — Southern-influenced rockers, The Proud Sons are set to take the stage at Winnipeg’s Park Theatre, Thursday, January 15 with special guests Kevin Roy, and The Honour.

The Proud Sons are one of Winnipeg’s hardest working bands. The Sons have spent the better part of 2014 gigging tirelessly around the province and opened for Hedley in the spring to a sold out MTS Centre. The band has been writing and recording from Winnipeg to Memphis, Nashville and back. Next month, The Sons head west to wrap production on their first full-length record with producer Tommy Mac of Hed…


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November 7, 2014
THE TREBLE SET TO PERFORM 24 SHOWS IN 24 HOURS IN SUPPORT OF CANCERCARE MANITOBA FOUNDATION

(WINNIPEG, MB, November 7, 2014) Local pop/rock band, The Treble are teaming up with 103.1 Virgin Radio and will be performing 24 Shows In 24 Hours for the third time, in Winnipeg, December 11 & 12, in support of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. What is 24 Shows In 24 Hours? The band will play short acoustic sets each and every hour at various businesses, venues, historical and recognizable landmarks across Winnipeg and will solicit donations along the way in support of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

Philanthropy is a strong core value for these five musicians and giving back to their community wil…


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September 17, 2014
PERFORMERS BAND TOGETHER IN SUPPORT OF JOCELYN HOUSE HOSPICE

(Winnipeg, MB: September 17, 2014) - Jocelyn House Hospice is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Band Together Concert, a themed fundraising concert that will once again be held at the Park Theatre on Thursday, October 9, 2014. This year’s concert, “I’ll Be There – the songs of Motown, Soul and R & B” will feature local artists Those Guys, Flo, marijosée, The Proud Sons, Panicland, Curtis Newton, members of The Treble and Pushing Daisies, Gentil Mis, Lisa Windsor and more in support of Jocelyn House Hospice. With the Band Together concert, Jocelyn House Hospice has joinedVoices World Hospice Day’s Voic…


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September 9, 2014
COL. CHRIS HADFIELD, THE MOST FAMOUS ASTRONAUT SINCE NEIL ARMSTRONG, COMING TO WINNIPEG DECEMBER 1, 2014

(WINNIPEG, MB) “Good morning, Earth” via Twitter, is how Colonel Chris Hadfield woke up the world every day for over five months while living aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

During his stay in space, Col. Hadfield became something of an extra-planetary media star. Not only did he tweet photos, he tweeted Queen Elizabeth, William Shatner, talked to schoolchildren, strummed his guitar and provided videos about daily life on the station. On his last day on the ISS, he posted his farewell music video online - a reworking of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” - it exploded, garnering millions of…


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September 9, 2014
LEO BARBE ADDED TO POP SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT TALENT ROSTER

(Winnipeg, September 9, 2014) POP Sports & Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of Leo Barbe, a motivational speaker, survivor, founder of Slaying The Dragon and the Think Don’t Shoot movement and published author, to the POP talent roster.

In 2008 at the age of 21, Barbe was a recent graduate and had landed the job of his dreams. One night in Montreal it all changed for Barbe when he was shot in an alley on his way home- a victim of youth violence. In the coming months, Barbe fought for his life undergoing several surgeries. Through all the trauma of the surgeries, and trying desperatel…


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August 6, 2014
THE TRANSCONA BIZ PRESENTS MOVIES IN THE SQUARE

Winnipeg, MB (August 6, 2014) – The Transcona BIZ is pleased to announce their 2014 Movies In The Square. The free outdoor film screenings will take place at Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave. West, for three Thursdays starting on August 14. The films will start at 9:15pm each evening. It is hard to miss Transcona Centennial Square, just look for the clock tower, and hey you may even see Marty McFly! We kick off Movies in the Square with the 1985 classic Back To The Future. You got a friend in me or in this case in Woody and Buzz as we present Toy Story 3 on August 21 and we turn on your hear…


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July 9, 2014
FREE CONCERT SERIES SET FOR THE TRANSCONA CENTENNIAL SQUARE

Winnipeg, MB (July 9, 2014) – The Transcona BIZ is pleased to announce their 2014 Summer Concert Series. The free outdoor concerts will take place at Transcona Centennial Square, 135 Regent Ave. West, every Friday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm starting July 11 and running until August 29. The line up includes some of Manitoba’s most exciting performers from a wide range of genres.

July 11 – MARCO CASTILLO
In celebration of the 2014 World Cup, Brazilian Marco Castillo will open the concert series with his blend of latin samba and jazz funk. Raised in Rio de Janeiro, Marco made Winnipeg home in 200…


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