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Raptor Festival soars to new heights

Raptor Festival soars to new heights

The term “raptor”might conjure up “Jurassic Park-like” visions of huge flying dinosaurs, but alas, that is not the case. Raptor is simply the term used to describe birds of prey.

Virden Music & Arts Festival winners

Virden Music & Arts Festival wishes to recognize the 2015 Award Winners and the corresponding Donors for their shields and glass trophies. Your ongoing support of our festival is greatly appreciated.

Arts Mosaic concert series goes on sale

The new concert series, presented by Arts Mosaic, will show at Virden’s Aud Theatre between September 2015 and April 2016. Seating for this line-up of shows is assigned, with tickets going on sale on Friday, May 29 at 11:00 a.m.
Joseph sold out

Joseph sold out

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat packed the Aud Theatre for five performances last week, from May 6 – 9. It is a story of wonder, arising out of the dreams of an adolescent.
A year’s art on display

A year’s art on display

Local artists have created interesting fine art, currently on display at the Virden CPR Historical Centre Gallery and throughout the month of May. Artists with Virden Art Club are displaying their year’s work.
Armstrong’s War

Armstrong’s War

Virden Community Arts Council’s last act of the 2014-15 season, which took place Saturday, March 7, was professional live theatre. The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, from Winnipeg presented “Armstrong’s War,” written by Colleen Murphy.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

What do you get when you take a familiar Bible story, combine it with an incredible score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, add the musical talents of more than 90 local performers, mix them all together and present them on the historical Auditori
Virden Community Arts Council's Pre Reveal

Virden Community Arts Council's Pre Reveal

In March, the Virden Community Arts Council has put up posters in the C.P.R Heritage Centre gallery showcasing all the artists in our area at large. This is to point out the fact that VCAC includes more communities than just Virden.
Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?

Strathclair Drama Club to present My Fair Lady Now preparing for its 33rd annual production, My Fair Lady, Strathclair Drama Club has provided audiences with the opportunity to see Broadway musicals, without having to travel very far.