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A Quick Guide to Museum Etiquette

A Quick Guide to Museum Etiquette

On my trip, I plan on spending a lot of my time in museums. I can do whatever I want, and that means if I want, I can spend six hours in Kensington Palace taking in the Queen’s Apartments. I love museums, and I think […]

The 5 Best Culture Posts of 2018

The 5 Best Culture Posts of 2018

As I continue to wrap up my year of blogging with my favourite posts, today is all about my favourite culture posts. My blog shifted a bit in focus in the second half of the year, and I’m so thrilled that I am including more […]

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale (10-14 October, 2018)

RWB’s The Handmaid’s Tale (10-14 October, 2018)

The Handmaid’s Tale  has been very of-the-moment in the last few years; with the current political climate in the US and the Hulu television show, it is being discussed everywhere. Well, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet actually premiered The Handmaid’s Tale as a ballet in 2013, long […]

3 Easy Ways to Support the Arts- Barre After Hours 2018

3 Easy Ways to Support the Arts- Barre After Hours 2018

This weekend I attended one of my favourite events of the year, Barre After Hours! It is a wonderful way to support one of my favourite organisations, enjoy a fantastic night out, and celebrate one of the things that makes Winnipeg so amazing. Barre After […]

An Historian About Town Official Relaunch

An Historian About Town Official Relaunch

Hello and welcome to the new An Historian About Town! Over the last three and a half years, this blog has truly grown into something significant for me. Not only have I developed writing, editing, photography, media, and marketing skills, a wonderful and supportive community […]

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Carmina Burana

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Carmina Burana

I was originally surprised to see that the RWB’s Season of Storytelling would be concluding with Carmina Burana and Serenade in a mixed repertoire show, as they are both somewhat story-less. However, it is the perfect way to close the season entirely focused on the company itself and […]

Folklorama 2017, Travel Thursday

Folklorama 2017, Travel Thursday

This summer for Travel Thursday I’ve been sharing more local events that happen in Winnipeg- although it may seem like we are a small and boring city, we do have some very cool and interesting events here! We are a city of many different cultures […]

Ballet in the Park 2017, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Ballet in the Park 2017, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Every single year, I wait for the end of July- not because of the unbearable sun and 30°C+ temperatures, but because Ballet in the Park happens and completes my little ballet soul. A local Travel Thursday if you will! If you are new to the […]

Ballet in the Park 2017, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Ballet in the Park 2017, Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Every single year, I wait for the end of July- not because of the unbearable sun and 30°C+ temperatures, but because Ballet in the Park happens and completes my little ballet soul. A local Travel Thursday if you will! If you are new to the […]

From Class to Stage, Part II: Dress Rehearsal

From Class to Stage, Part II: Dress Rehearsal

Welcome back to the second part of my series on my experiences with ballet! Last week was all my ballet class experience, what I do to get ready, what I need for class, and what goes on in a class. This week is all about […]