Photo by Rebecca Blackwood

Buttons and bellows

Accordionist Ingrid Gatin set to play series of shows across Eastern Canada

When we think of the accordion, polka music follows closely behind. “But I don’t know any polkas, much to some crowds’ dismay and to the pleasure of others,” says local musician Ingrid Gatin in an interview with the Manitoban. “I started playing [the] accordion six years ago and it has really opened my sense of […]

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Graphic by Vanessa Marginet

WSO preview

Highlights of what’s ahead in the 2013-14 season

This weekend the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) presents the inaugural concert of the 2013-14 season. With a host of curiosities and surprises, plus a few old warhorses mixed in, this is the most interesting season program the orchestra has put out in a few years. Let’s take a look at some of the coming highlights. […]

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Photo by: Beibei Lu

What you should expect to learn from art school

From a graduate to a newcomer

The importance of having a professional experience while learning the critical and technical skills at university cannot be understated. During my seven years at the University at Manitoba I took part in three art exhibitions, and all three of these were very important for my progression as an artist. Having a show while in a […]

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