Reviews and Such Folklorama

Folklorama – Mediterranean Style

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve taken in any Folklorama pavilions. This year I am operating on a media pass. I plan to take in several pavilions, particularly at the start of each week and write them up. I will be bringing food highlights, but I also will write about the cultural displays and shows. As most of my readers know, I don’t drive. So I’ll be making my choices based on what works best for the bus/foot combination.…Continue readingFolklorama – Mediterranean Style

Reviews and Such Fringe and other Theatre

Underground Opera – Garden Party

Last night I attended a Garden Party put on by Underground Opera. Underground Opera is one of the five opera companies that operate here in Winnipeg. The other four, if I’m correct, are Manitoba Opera Company, The Little Opera Company, Flipside Opera Company, and the Contemporary Opera Lab.*  Members of Flipside joined in the performances. Five may seem like a lot of companies for one city. However, last night showed Winnipeg has more than enough operatic talent to go around. *I…Continue readingUnderground Opera – Garden Party

Reviews and Such Community Food Fringe and other Theatre

Dickens of a Dinner

Last night I had the opportunity of seeing a dinner theatre production of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. The show was put on by One88. They were using the show as a fundraiser for their community ministries.  I was graciously provided with a ticket to the event. My connection with One88 goes back to when they were first scouting out locations. Greg Armstrong and Dave Ens who are heavily involved in the leadership of the church, are friends from years back…Continue readingDickens of a Dinner