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Wailin’ Wednesday: Weekend in Photos

Wailin’ Wednesday: Weekend in Photos

While many folks were enjoying turkey dinners Sunday night, music-lovers headed downtown to see two killer Winnipeg Folk Festival shows. The Winnipeg Free Press called the Adams’ concert “one of the best shows of the year,” while audiences at the Bombay Bicycle Club show exclaimed the same about that concert just around the corner.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Yoga for a Cause

Wailin’ Wednesday: Yoga for a Cause

Calling all yogis! Want to get a yoga session in while supporting a great community program?

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Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Compost in Your Apartment

Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Compost in Your Apartment

It’s officially fall, and with the turning of the weather comes the harvest! There are so many delicious meals to make in these autumn months, but what do you do with all your leftover vegetable scraps? Compost them!

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Outdoor Party with Dan Mangan

Wailin’ Wednesday: Outdoor Party with Dan Mangan

Have you ever been to a shindig at Fort Gibraltar in the fall? It’s the place to go in February during Festival du Voyageur, but on October 2 it will be the hot ticket in town for the BreakOut West Kick-Off Party.

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Four Questions about Human Rights with Marie Pierre Arthur

Four Questions about Human Rights with Marie Pierre Arthur

The weekend is finally here and we’ll be out at The Forks celebrating the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights! We helped curate three shows this weekend: the Manitoba showcase Saturday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the RightsFest Mainstage; a show featuring Delhi 2 Dublin, Oh My Darling and DUGAS on the RightsFest Mainstage on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM; and the big Canadian Museum for Human Rights Concert Saturday night. If you can’t make it down to The Forks for the show featuring Bruce Cockburn, Buffy Sainte-Marie and others from 6:30 to 9:00 Saturday night, you can watch the live broadcast starting at 7:00 PM CDT on City, OMNI Television, APTN or on the Museum’s website.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Summer Festival Recap

Wailin’ Wednesday: Summer Festival Recap

As Folk Fest staff, we are huge fans of festivals. This summer, a few of us on the WFF team took some holiday time to experience the sounds, sights, tastes and activities at festivals near and far!

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Four Questions About Human Rights with Bruce Cockburn

Four Questions About Human Rights with Bruce Cockburn

This weekend, Winnipeggers eagerly awaiting the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will gather at The Forks for the grand opening celebrations. We were thrilled to partner with the Museum to curate three shows happening this weekend.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Top 10 Folk Fest Songs of Summer

Wailin’ Wednesday: Top 10 Folk Fest Songs of Summer

We’re starting a new blog series called Wailin’ Wednesday – a weekly round-up of folk related news, music and folkin’ good reads.

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