“It feels like it’s in the DNA of the town, an appreciation for the arts,” Ann Hodges, Director
Welcome to the Flin Flon Arts Council webpage. Follow our ever growing arts community as we collaborate, create and change the face of the arts in the North.
Crystal Kolt, O.M., is a talented musician and dynamo arts executive who, with boundless enthusiasm, dedicates an incredible amount of energy and hard work to developing a thriving arts and culture scene in the north. Kolt is a typical Canadian artist who has several jobs. She is the cultural coordinator of the Flin Flon Arts Council, coordinator of Culture Days Flin Flon, a member of the provincial task force for Culture Days Manitoba, and director of the Flin Flon Community Choir. Click the link to register for her free webinar with ACI Manitoba. https://www.creativemanitoba.ca/training/workshops-courses-seminars/display,609/3154/cultural-event-management-for-rural-presenters
Our 2017/2018 Season at a Glance
The Strength of Rhonda Head
CBC interviewed Rhonda Head about her struggles, triumphs and her love of music.
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At the Heart of the Arts, A Mine
FLIN FLON — It’s Saturday morning and director Crystal Kolt stands at the bottom of a tiered room, leading the Flin Flon Community Choir through vocal warm-ups.
Crystal Kolt, Head of the Flin Flon Arts Council, looks out over Flin Flon from a high ridge in town.
"Ma, me, mi, mo, mu," the members hum as Kolt shouts out, albeit kindly, technical corrections. "Tacca, tacca, tacca, he, ha, he," they continue.
Despite the low-key rehearsal setting — a local elementary school — and the group’s understated name, this is not an informal gathering of friends with a common hobby.
RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
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Elly on the Arts: New Column
Follow Elly Spencer as she spreads community awareness through our local newspaper The Reminder. Click below to view.