Arts & Entertainment

Kilotile

Oct 18, 2017 @ 08:08 Preston Plante, is a DJ/producer known as Kilotile. He’s a 20-year old electronic dance artist, growing up in Wawa and has been concentrating on DJ’ing and producing music for about 4-5 years and is becoming more popular every day. He has already released eight albums and distributed in digital stores, such as iTunes and Spotify. Plante continues to ...

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Principal photography begins for “Brotherhood” on Michipicoten First Nation Reserve

Sep 29, 2017 at 08:21 Principal photography has begun for the feature film Brotherhood on the Michipicoten First Nation Reserve. Written and directed by Richard Bell (Eighteen), the cast includes Brendan Fehr as Robert Butcher, Brendan Fletcher as Arthur Lambden and Jake Manley as George Waller. Based on a true Canadian story, this is the first time a feature film has been permitted to film on the sacred First Nations ...

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Bare Sierra to perform at Rock Island

Jul 21, 2017 @ 08:20 On Tuesday, August 15th – mark your calendars! Bare Sierra will be playing at Rock Island Lodge as part of their “Northern Lights Tour” which has taken them across Ontario. This roots-rock duo of John Muirhead and Jesse Bydevaate from Halton Hills, have played together since their mid-teens. They have developed a brand of soulful acoustic ...

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The Dream Catchers are coming!

Jul 14, 2017 @ 08:02 On Sunday, July 23rd, the Municipality of Wawa is proudly hosting a free event for the community at the Michipicoten High School Auditorium called “The Dream Catchers” as a continuation of our Canada 150 celebrations. The Dream Catchers is a Canada 150 funded project that is travelling across the country this summer, presenting a show ...

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California Man drowns in Lake of the Woods

Jul 6, 2017 @ 10:59 Members of the Kenora Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Kenora Detachment Marine and Trails Unit (MTU) are investigating a missing boater on Lake of the Woods. On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, OPP were notified that a 67-year-old California man was missing on Lake of the Woods. Police learned that two men from ...

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Time to Experience Glenn Gould’s “Idea of North”

Wawa and the North Shore of Superior has attracted all sorts of artists throughout the years. Most of them have been visual artists, most famously, members of the Group of Seven. However, one of Canada’s cultural icons, Glenn Gould spent time being inspired in Wawa. On Friday, September 29, 2017, the first annual Glenn Gould Idea of North Tour will ...

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Letter – Spring Fling a Success & Wawa Music Festival

Jun 10, 2017 @ 12:11 I would like to thank the performers and sponsors who helped to make our SpringFling such a success this year. I have enjoyed wonderful feedback from the community and am very proud to have been a part of it again this year. I would especially like to thank The Home Building Center and Young’s General ...

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Spring Fling – What a Show!

May 31, 2017 @ 20:53 Spring Fling was a great success for the organizing committee of the Wawa Music Festival. With short notice, about a month’s worth, the venue and performers were figured out – and the show was on! M/C Brian Lachine introduced each act, and sharing ‘some music, some jokes and some dance” with the crowd. This was ...

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Spring Fling is tonight!

  May 28, 2017 @ 14:0 The Wawa Entertainment Series (WES) is hosting tonight’s Spring Fling in support and as a fundraiser for the 4th Annual Wawa Music Festival which will be held this Canada Day Weekend. The show will go on at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 28th in the Michipicoten High School auditorium. This year’s talent includes select performances by ...

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2017 Spring By Hand Festival

The 2017 Spring By Hand Festival was held May 5th and 6th with several of the usual suspects, and a few new vendors. This is a long-standing event in the Wawa Community, and one that is considered a herald of spring.

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Spring By-Hand Festival

Spring By Hand Festival May 5, 2017 @ 09:40 The Spring By Hand Festival begins today at the Wawa Community Centre. Arts and crafts for all can be found. This is a great opportunity to begin or finish your Mother’s Day shopping. There are over 20 exhibitors who have ‘one of a kind’ items for you to find. Exhibitors include: ...

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Don Charbonneau new CD unveiling tonight!

Tsonight at 9 p.m. In Woody’s Pub, Don Charbonneau will be joined by friends as he unveils his latest CD, ‘Coming Home’. It promises to be a great evening of music as there will be performances by Whiskey Jill, Paula Valois and others!

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Ice – a sign of spring

Mar 12, 2017 @ 12:45   It may sound rather strange, but to me the sight of ice on the rock cuts is a sign of spring. The cycle of warmth through the day and cold at night – means flowing water that freezes as icicles and frozen rivers of water. One of the best stretches is along Highway 101, ...

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