The RAS Report: March 2013

Here we are at that ‘in between’ season, when it’s too warm to skate, and too cold to row. Hmmm… what to do?? Until I figure that out, I’ll share with you some of the latest news from my clients. Here’s what they’ve been up to…

client news

Prairie Dog Film + Television begins production on the highly anticipated third season of Blackstone on Sunday March 24. Blackstone’s powerhouse lineup of talent returns to the show, and includes Carmen Moore, Eric Schweig, Michelle Thrush, Nathaniel Arcand, Steven Cree Molison, Andrea Menard, Tantoo Cardinal, and Garry Chalk. New to the series are John Cassini, Tinsel Korey, Cheri Maracle, Bronson Pelletier, Wayne Baker and Dakota House. www.blackstonetheseries.com

Winnipeg folk trio Red Moon Road  is releasing their second album March 28 at the West End Cultural Centre. Tales from the Whiteshell was recorded in the beautiful wood-heated log cabins of Falcon Trails Resort. It’s a six-song collection that reflects their profound connection to one of Manitoba’s most stunning wilderness regions. The fantastic night of entertainment includes a video component, special guests, and songwriters in the round. www.redmoonroad.com

Tender Wild Animal is a short-film blending sci-fi, action adventure, comedy, romance, and musical performance into one impressive 13-minute futuristic dystopia. Filmmaker/musician Shaden Garett will premiere his movie at a concert on April 12 at the Park Theatre, feature music by Shaden Garett & The 12 Midnights, Jeremy Fisher, Second Hand Pants, and Feed the Birds. www.shadengarett.ca

Singer/songwriter Don Amero is heading to the JUNO Awards in Regina this April. He is nominated for Aboriginal Album of the Year, for his latest release Heart On My Sleeve. Congrats Don! www.donamero.com

The 17th annual Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show is pleased to announce three keynote speakers for 2013: award-winning recording artist Crystal Shawanda, Sirolli Institute Chairman Dr. Ernesto Sirolli, and accomplished and celebrated actor Tantoo Cardinal. Vision Quest happens May 14 to 16 at Winnipeg Convention Centre. www.vqconference.com