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The Cinema Becomes The Waiting Room

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January 31st, 2013

This past Saturday I caught a screening of The Waiting Room at Winnipeg Film Group‘s Cinematheque. Being the fan of cinema that I am, I was pretty happy to finally be exposed to this gem of a cinema, which is celebrating its 30th year. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GVArrNT7MI] Now, I’m a fan of movies like this: the raw […]

Dacotah Drive-In Film Festival – Call For Submissions

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January 15th, 2013

Want to get an audience for your original content? We’re looking to fill our 20-foot wide screen with homegrown talent at our first annual film fest tentatively scheduled for June 22, 2013. You can be one of the stars twinkling that night when you debut your feature to our loyal audience of film buffs. Between […]

The Death of Two Fisted Fridays

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January 3rd, 2013

As part of our alcohol standards assignment in Advertising 1 last semester, I chose to advertise Two Fisted Fridays at Gio’s Club & Bar. The assignment was to advertise a venue that makes most of its profit from alcohol sales while adhering to the laws set by the provincial and federal governments. I decided to […]

More homeowner woes

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November 16th, 2012

“These things come in threes,” they say. This latest cycle for me has just come full circle and this weekend will be met with a few more repairs before the last three crazy weeks of semester one deliver their wallop. So, the nice new hot water tank is installed and I’ve only managed to take […]

Cue the dancing hot dog

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September 16th, 2012

Probably one of my favourite hobbies is running my drive-in movie theatre. The Dacotah Drive-In, located in Dacotah, Manitoba, 15 minutes past the shuttered Odeon Drive-In, runs classic films with Dolby Digital surround sound broadcasted to your car’s FM stereo. We also have a full concession stand with onion rings, curly fires, and hot buttered […]

Without a paddle (or flashlight and sweater)

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September 10th, 2012

This past weekend I headed up to Silver Harbour in Arnes to help my dad winterize his boat, which basically just included driving the boat to Gimli to fill one tank and empty the other. I’m not licensed to operate a watercraft, but I don’t know how appealing it is to me anyways. I mean, […]