Liz Budgell – Stained Glass

This week our Ripples Art Group Show and Sale, feature photo essay is on stained glass creator Liz Budgell. Liz has been working in this medium for over 12 years incorporating a myriad of other materials into...

Peanuts…a Poem by Peter

Peter Neudorf should have been called Peter Reimer. This 81 year old Portage la Prairie poet has been writing inspirational rhymes for years and has assembled volumes of material. Peter would describe his...

Yosh 9 – Parades

In the spirit of the Winter Lights Parade this past friday, we take a look at a few snaps of Portage la Prairians parading in years past. PCI Parade during election season. Not sure what the story is...

Wood Turning

This weeks Ripples Art Group photo essay is on wood turning master Gary Little. Take a look. Gary Little demonstrating "piercing" at Ripples Art Show Gary and Gerry (soon to be profiled) had just returned...

Miracle Crescent Lake Creatures

Crescent Lake in Portage la Prairie has become home to some amazing and perhaps miraculous sights. With the miracle of winter and cooling temperatures it won’t belong before people are spotted atop Crescent...

Lee Beaton

Here is the first instalment in our photo essays on the The Ripples Art Show. This Week its Lee Beaton. Lee composes portraits and landscapes using a variety of mediums including pastels, acrylic, coloured...

Soup for You!

Today, November 1, 2011 the “O Canada” version of Chicken Soup for the Soul is released in book stores with a big Portage la Prairie connection. Portage la Prairie published author, Terrie Todd with the...

Ripples

Friday and Saturday, Oct 28th and 29th at the Glesby Centre, The Prairie Ripples Art Group had their show. With over 20 artists participating, live music and catered by Cafe on Prince (Saturday) and Wendy...

The Music of Tristan Goertzen

Here’s Tristan Goertzen at The Ripples Art Show and Sale a few years ago at the Glesby. Take listen. Hear more of Tristan’s music at...