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It’s morphin’ time to “Dino Thunder power up” as ThunderCon 2022 returns with a Dino Thunder theme and a pair of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.

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Country singer Dallas Smith returned to the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, Thursday night, for a night of high energy entertainment. The Canadian performer had a banner year in 2021 winning the Country Music Awards entertainer of the year, as well as the single of the year. The band is cu…

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ZZ Top pulled into the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Wednesday evening for a rocking performance. The band has been together for over five decades and sold over 30 million records across 15 studio albums. The loss of long-time bassist Dusty Hill in 2021 did not stop the band as his spot o…

To assist the people in Ukraine, the Zorya Ukrainian Dancers held a fundraiser, collecting donations from dancers plus their families and friends; along with donations from St. Volodymyr’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

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A SIXTH wave of COVID isn’t the only force currently rocking Ontario. Canadian hardcore heavyweight darlings Cancer Bats are flying high to a city near you. They’ve formed quite the history with Thunder Bay over the years and have been making the Highway 11/17 trek since 2006.

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The Thunder Bay Museum will be hosting a travelling quilt exhibit starting Jan. 31. The exhibit, titled Threads of Hope, explores hope, longing and desire for the future of the world. Fibre Art Network artists express world issues through their work in the exhibit. Each artwork is connected …

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In 1962, Jimmy Stathopoulos bought the building known as Pioneer Hardware on Red River Road.

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The magic returns; the strains of our music will once more ring forth. Consortium Aurora Borealis is back in action after the silence imposed on so many arts organizations by COVID-19.

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THE Godfather of PowWowStep is a powerful and prideful title, but DJ Shub a.k.a. Dan General has been living up to the expectation just fine.

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Prince Arthur’s Landing festival grounds is a busy place as crews work to erect tents, scaffolding and the portable stage for this Saturday’s Wake the Giant music festival.

Fashion will be on display in Thunder Bay’s north core today as eight local businesses showcase their back-to-school styles.

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Has lockdown made you cancel your world tour? Make an album. Quarantined and can’t play a live show to a sweaty crowd? Release a single. Isolated and can’t throw a Blu party? Embark on a virtual tour of promotion. Stay at home order got you missing festivals and after hours clubs? Become a l…

The City of Thunder Bay’s pivot to a virtual format for its popular summer concert series is being recognized.

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The Interstellar Outdoor Cinema has set up shop temporarily in the north parking lot of the Intercity Shopping Centre. Scores of cars lined up at dusk Wednesday night for the Reel Paddling Film Festival, sponsored by Wilderness Supply Thunder Bay. This evening, the big screen will show a con…

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Kevin Johnson, owner of Aly’s Mini Putt and Fun Centre, is ready with tickets for the Alyssa Hope Charity Barbecue and Celebration. The fun begins Saturday at noon and continues until 4 p.m. at Aly’s Mini Golf and Fun Centre at Boulevard Lake. The fundraising event will feature performances …

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The Thunder Bay Art Gallery will be reopening today, but one of their popular annual fundraising events won’t be happening this year.

Residents in a Riverview Drive neighbourhood were treated to a mini afternoon concert by members of the St. Patrick Cathedral Choir on Sunday, April 26.

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Taylor Gorrie has been interviewing people for her Taylorpedia video series since she was nine years old.

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HERITAGE. Ownership. Nimbyism. Environmentalism. Consumerism. Reconciliation. A satirical look at the contemporary cultural debate in Canada comes to the stage of Magnus Theatre in a new play by Drew Hayden Taylor. In a story based on actual events from the recent past, wild rice is at the c…

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Cambrian Players production of Four Weddings And An Elvis by Nancy Frick (presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.) opened to a full house last Wednesday night in their new theatre at 818 Spring St.

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DAVID Karasiewicz, the artistic director of the Definitely Superior Art Gallery has a different view of what constitutes gentrification, but we agreed that the addition of the gallery to the stretch on Algoma between Red River and the Marina Overpass could have similar benefits as they have …

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TWO MCs and one DJ. They (still) be getting down with no delay. What does 20 years of beats, rhymes, shows and brotherhood look like? It looks like Wax Philosophic.

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Coming home for the holidays has been a pop culture theme for at least as far back as when Bing Crosby first wistfully crooned the classic hit I’ll Be Home for Christmas in 1943.

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The Wake the Giant music festival is returning in 2020 with tickets already available online.

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NOTE to self; cell phone reception is extremely weak when riding a B.C. ferry. After several dropped calls I finally connect, once again, with East Coast rock and roller Matt Mays. There’s a certain familiarity on the other end of the phone, a place we’ve both been before.

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Those looking for a scare on the big screen will have plenty to choose from during the third annual Terror in the Bay Film Festival.

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When moving ThunderCon to its new location on the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition grounds for it’s fifth anniversary, a partnership with SilverCity theatre appeared to be a perfect fit.

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Caly Norris hadn’t been at the Buskers Festival for very long Sunday before she already had a balloon animal and watched a man juggle lit torches.

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The first Festival of India held in Thunder Bay was in the Bora Laskin auditorium at Lakehead University 10 years ago.

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Before the vendors have packed up and the fences are down and Marina Park has been returned to it’s usual state after the Thunder Bay Blues Festival, organizers are already planning next year’s event.

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Paul James is one of the most exciting and energetic Canadian musicians — past and present.

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It’ll be old home weekend at the Thunder Bay Blues Festival this year. Much of the very best in classic Canadian popular music will be on hand at Marina Park on the weekend of July 5-7 with R&B, modern country, alt-rock and some surprises in the mix. A Canadian Bluesfest is the event’s n…

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Randy Bachman captivated the crowd with both songs and stories during his show at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on Thursday night. The 75-year-old singer, songwriter and guitarist has been entertaining audiences for decades and has over 40 million records sold.

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Definitely Superior Art Gallery is on the move. With the pending sale of the former Eaton’s building in the downtown north core, the gallery and other arts groups within the building have been served eviction notices.

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Thunder Bay will be represented at the Juno Awards once again this year.

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John Mellencamp brought his Sad Clowns and Hillbillies tour into the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Saturday night. The sold-out show was one of 20 concerts the performer will do as he makes his way from the Maritimes to British Columbia over the course of two months.

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Organizers of two annual events have joined together to help you “get your geek on” in an entire day — and night — of “geeky goodness.”