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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June 18, 2014
Join us under the stars at The 2014 Gimli Film Festival – July 23 - 27!

(Winnipeg, Manitoba; June 18, 2014) – Community and creativity come together at the 2014 Gimli Film Festival (GFF). Celebrating 14 years, the annual five-day festival will take over the scenic and beautiful lakeshore community of Gimli, Manitoba from July 23 to 27.

The 2014 line-up will present a rich and diverse mix of documentaries, dramas and short films which include the Western Canadian premieres of the film adaptation of Jonas Jonasson's best-selling book The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared directed by Felix Herngre, Land Ho! by Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens which…


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May 27, 2014
HALF MOON DRIVE IN READY TO ROCK THE RED

(Lockport - May 26, 2014) Half Moon Drive In is excited to announce Rockin On The Red, July 12 & 13, 2014. The success of last year's 75th Anniversary celebration and feedback from Half Moon customers inspired the legendary Lockport restaurant to create Rockin On The Red.  The free event will feature all the same fun our patrons experienced during the 75th and more! 

Wayne McIntosh, Half Moon Drive In's "Top Dog" is excited to throw another party, this time marking 76 years in business. "After the great success of last years event, we had so much positive feedback from our customers and requests to…


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May 8, 2014
POP SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT EXPANDS TALENT ROSTER

(Winnipeg, May 8, 2014) POP Sports & Entertainment is excited to announce the addition of Shane Feldman, motivational speaker and founder of the Count Me In youth movement to our talent roster. Having shared his message of volunteerism and leadership with audiences around the world, POP is proud to welcome Shane to our team.

Feldman hails from Toronto, Ontario and was named one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 in 2013 by the Order of Canada Committee. As Founder and Executive Director of the largest youth run charity event of its kind in the world, Shane’s mission is unlocking the potential of students …


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February 11, 2014
Kenny vs. Spenny vs. Canada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kenny vs. Spenny vs. Canada
www.kennyvsspennytour.ca

Join Canadian Television icons and cult heroes Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice, stars of Kenny vs. Spenny, live on their Canadian Tour for an evening of comedy, Q & A, behind the scenes footage and more.

March 31 – Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theatre
April 1 – Edmonton, AB – Myer Horowitz Theatre
April 4 – Regina, SK – The Owl
April 5 – Saskatoon, SK – Louis’ Pub
April 6 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre

Tickets for all dates will go on sale Friday, February 14, 2014 at 10:00am at www.kennyvsspennytour…


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November 24, 2013
(SHOW) FOR THE PHILIPPINES

Together we will stand and (SHOW) our love and support for those devastated by #Haiyan. Our goal is to raise more than $60,000 on this night all for our brothers & sisters in the Philippines.

All money raised from (Show) For The Philippines will go to the Canadian Red Cross. With the Canadian government matching funds, this benefit concert will potentially raise more $120,000 in much need typhoon relief efforts.

Only $20! Tickets available at Ticketmaster.ca starting Monday, November 25th.

An amazing line-up of local talent will take the stage at the Burt in support of (Show) For The Philip…


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August 28, 2013
BAND TOGETHER - Concert in Support of Jocelyn House Hospice

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Thursday, October 10th
Park Theatre

We are SUPER excited to announce our next big fundraiser, BAND TOGETHER! Local artists (to be announced on August 30th) will collaborate with other local artists and perform their favourite Beatles song!

It's going to be a really special night of music in support of the incredible organization, Jocelyn House Hospice. Buzz is building and we expect a sell out! We have tickets, if you are interested in attending – give us a call... we would LOVE to see you there!

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