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Centre culturel franco-manitobain Celebrates 40 Years

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One of Manitoba's most celebrated cultural treasures is turning 40. 

Centre culturel franco-manitobain has been presenting, promoting, and fostering cultural and artistic activities in Manitoba's Francophone communities since it opened its doors in 1974. From music to theatre to visual art and beyond, the venerable St. Boniface establishment has been home to many artists and musicians, and a vibrant community integral to our province's cultural fabric. 

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In The News: Manitoba Music News Stories from Around the Web

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Slow Leaves has texture. - NOW Magazine

Slow Leaves plays hopscotch. - CBC Player

Jess Reimer's music will linger with you. - Exclaim!

Jess Reimer talks about how The Nightjar and the Garden came to be. - Exclaim!

Get on the run with Doc Walker. - BT Toronto

Doc Walker rings in the New Year. - CBC News

Have the first listen of a new Doc Walker tune. - CTV Canada AM

Dauphin's Countryfest announces 2015 lineup. - Metro

Big stars and local favourite make the Countryfest lineup. - Winnipeg Free Press

Take a look at the first round of Countryfest bands. - MyToba

First round of artists announced for Countryfest. - BT Winnipeg

Dauphin's Countryfest releases first round of 2015 lineup. - ChrisD.ca

Ruth Moody kicks off the Black Box series. - Crossville Chronicle

The Bros. Landreth brings Let It Lie further. - Artist Direct

SC Mira's "On My Own" is one of the best new videos. - CBC Music

Find out what John Norman's top 10 songs are. - Warmer Climes

Royal Canoe is the mad scientists of music. - Phoenix New Times

Cara Luft crosses borders. - The Bolton News

The Perms will captivate you. - The Permanent Rain Press

Mobina Galore rocks the campus. - The Projector

Steve Bell and Don Amero bring their stories to Rosebud. - Drumheller Online

Its been 25 years and Steve Bell isn't slowing down. - BC Local News

Mise en Scene gets a gig in retail. - Ubran Outfitters 

Hangout backstage at BreakOut West. - ShawTV

Relive the BreakOut West festival. - ShawTV

The Good Will brings good vibes to Winnipeg. - Spectator Tribune

Tanya Tagaq goes Beyond Words. - ici radio Canada

Each performance from Tanya Tagaq is unique. - The Province

UMFM dials it up to 11. - The Manitoban

Fred Penner brings the cat back to Edmonton. - Leader Post

Del Barber keeps busy. - LF Press

Ismaila Alfa gears up to release new album. - ChrisD.ca

Romi Mayes tells her tale. - The Manitoban

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Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at Big Fun Festival (January Music Meeting)

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Manitoba Music will present a showcase in Winnipeg in partnership with the Big Fun Festival and in conjunction with the January Music Meeting (January 30-31, 2015). The second annual January Music Meeting (JMM) will host some of Canada’s top independent music industry professionals including label reps, agents, managers, and publicists. Presented as part of the Big Fun Festival, this showcase will offer artists an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from outside Manitoba. DEADLINE: October 30, 2014

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Manitoba Artists Earn Five Native American Music Award Nominations

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Three Aboriginal recording acts from Manitoba have landed five nominations for this year's Native American Music Awards (NAMA). The 15th annual awards gala takes place November 14 at the Seneca Allegany Casino in Niagara Falls, New York and streamed live on fnx.org with a television broadcast to follow on FNX-TV and New York PBS Stations on November 27.  

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