Vocalist Sylvie Kendree of My Son The Hurricane took to the stage at the Rainy Lake Square to close out their free concert last night. The returning crowd-favourite band delivered an energetic performance featuring their brassy blend of funk and hip-hop.
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The Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir, Ragged Road and SiouxPerBoat all took part in the “Kitchen Party” that kicked off the afternoon of entertainment at the Moose N' Fiddle festival's Saturday session. Members of all three bands jammed together on songs some of them had only learned a handful of hours before, much to the enjoyment of those in attendance.
Matt Veldhuisen, left, and Eric Veldhuisen of Velhuisen Construction, RRDSSAB board chair Debbie Ewald, RRDSSAB CAO Dan McCormick, Buddy Loyie, Smokey Bruyere, UNFC executive director Sheila McMahon and UNFC president Mike Jones officially broke ground on the new indigenous-led child care centre being built across from the St. Francis Sports Fields on McIrvine Road.
While most students in the district are counting down the days left to the start of school, one classroom invited a special visitor to help cap off their final week of studies.
Students of Seven Generations Education Institute's (SGEI) hairstyling program enjoyed a special visit and opportunity to learn from a professional barber on Monday as their program comes to an end.
Ron Yellowega grabbed a burger from Manitoulin Transport's Greg Kalesnikoff yesterday during Manitoulin's customer appreciation charity BBQ.
Members of the Rainy Lake Conservancy held their annual general meeting this past weekend at La Place Rendez-Vous.
While the group had to deal with several business matters that arose since their last AGM, they were also treated to a pair of presentations about conservancy and the beauty of our natural surroundings.
Lead guitarist Kevin Heerema of The Honest Heart Collective was electrifying on stage during the band's cover of The Beatles' “Helter Skelter” Thursday night at the Rainy Lake Square. The Thunder Bay-based rock band played a election of original and cover songs over the course of their more than two-hour set.
Gary Davies, the northwestern Ontario program director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), speaks to the members of the Rainy Lake Conservancy (RLC) during their annual general meeting at La Place Rendez-Vous on Sunday.
The students of Seven Generations Education Institute's hairstyling program watched as Tyrone Choken, right, demonstrated how to trim a fade on model Braeden Beazley at the hairstyling classroom on King's Highway on Monday. Choken is a barber at SAINT in Winnipeg. He began cutting hair following a workplace injury and has now done work for Winnipeg Jets, Blue Bombers and Goldeyes' players.
Award-winning blues musician Suzie Vinnick wowed the crowd with her powerful vocals and deft guitar playing at Cornell Farms last Wednesday evening. Vinnick is a 10-time winner of the Maple Blues award, and has been nominated for a JUNO award three times. The next barn concert will feature Ragged Road on Sept. 4.