Look who’s coming to Winnipeg.
On Tuesday June 19, the Winnipeg Folk Festival presents Xavier Rudd and his Storm Boy Tour 2018 at the Burton Cummings Theatre (8:00 pm). $45.00 Advance plus fees through Ticketmaster.
“Looking back over Xavier Rudd’s stunning career, one could easily ask what is possibly left for him to achieve. Already one of Australian music’s all-time greats, he has touched people’s lives worldwide. He has earned accolades of every kind, Gold and Platinum certification, and legions of fans who love him with an inextinguishable passion. Yet, with each new release, Xavier Rudd continues to surpass expectation and produce his finest work to date.
In spite of all his success, Xavier Rudd has never stopped working. He has continued to tour the world and make incredible records – showing absolutely no desire to rest on his considerable achievements. He truly loves his fans and feels constantly blessed to be able to perform in countries all across our beautiful planet. He has inspired thousands of people and been the catalyst for others to find their own voice. He is helping his own country to reconcile its past, and he is beloved as both an icon and a human being.”
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The first issue of The Southern Yarn for 2018 is ready for you to pick up and/or read online.
Just click on the image or visit the Yarns home page.
The November 2017 issue of The Southern Yarn is in the post as you read this, and available to download here as well. Note that the online version features
- a seventh page containing text that did not fit on the print version
- full colour
- convenient links to websites on many of the new items
Thanks to Winnipeg immigration lawyer Bashir Khan for bringing this event to our attention.
The Winnipeg Branch of the Canadian International Council is holding an event on Tuesday October 31 at 5:30 pm, at the Jekyll & Hyde Pub, 437 Stradbrook Avenue.
Dr Wil Hoverd will speak on “Five Eyes” from a New Zealand perspective. The smallest Five Eyes country has a thing or two to teach Canada about how a small country can hit above its weight in the world.
Free to attend and no RSVP is required. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The “Five Eyes” refer to an intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. These countries are bound by the multilateral UKUSA Agreement, a treaty for joint cooperation in signals intelligence.