Fringe Fest: Plays and Poutine

My previous post focused on a couple of Fringe Festival plays that I attended last week. During the past weekend I took in a little more of the Fringe Fest. I attended two more plays, and took in a bit of the stage show. *Show times can be found by clicking on the show links …

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Ingenue-Mix Tapes From My Mom

’The 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival is underway. I’m writing up two shows in this post. The first is Ingenue, which stars Melanie Gall. Ingenue centers around the stories and songs associated with Deanna Durbin and Judy Garland. *Show times for both of the shows listed here can be found by clicking on the show’s link in …

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Prairie Voices – Tasting Notes

The 2019 version of Tasting Notes is happening on May 3 and May 4. I’ve already got my ticket and I can’t wait for this delicious event. Spring time is in full swing here in Winnipeg, and with the arrival of spring various arts groups are winding down their seasons and are also entering fundraising …

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Celtic-Ireland Pavilion Folklorama

After taking in the Ethiopian and German pavilions, two day ago, last night I took in only one pavilion. While taking in Folklorama has been very enjoyable, it’s also a bit tiring. I decided to check out the Celtic-Ireland Pavilion on Archibald. Celtic-Ireland Food Since I was going to only one pavilion, I decide to …

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Ethiopian, German Pavilions Folklorama

Two days ago I visited the Cuban and Portugal pavilions. As regular readers of Dining with Donald know, I travel almost exclusively by foot or by bus. So, I appreciate Folklorama Pavilions being grouped close together. Monday, I managed to make my visits on foot. Yesterday, I hopped the bus up Main Street to take in …

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Cuban, Portugal Folklorama Tour

Cuban Pavilion sample platter.

A couple of days ago I visited the Africa and India pavilions. Yesterday as I continued on my Folklorama journey, I decided to see the world without leaving downtown. I began my evening at the Cuban Pavilion in the Convention Centre. I got even closer to home with my second stop. This was the Portugal …

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Africa, India Pavilions – Folklorama Week 2

My first week ended with a visit to the South Sudanese pavilion. After taking a few days off at the end of Folklorama’s first week, I got back into visiting pavilions yesterday with the start of the second week. I found myself up around St. Philip’s so I decided to start out in the area. …

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South Sudanese Pavilion – Folklorama

Yesterday, life caught up with me, so I didn’t end up posting about my visit to the South Sudanese Pavilion on Wednesday. My first Wednesday pavilion was the Japanese Pavilion. From there I hopped a bus down to the South Sudanese Pavilion. Located in the South Sudanese cultural centre on Dagmar, this Pavilion represents the …

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