Jambalaya Vocal Jazz Group Video Performance

Here is the latest video from the PCI Evening With The Arts.  This video features Jambalaya, the vocal jazz group. Click on the play button on the image above to see two of their songs including their...

Video of PCI Brass Quintet and Drumline

The Hoop and Holler cameras were rolling and captured some amazing performances at the PCI Evening With The Arts. This video contains the opening Oh Canada by the Brass Quintet and then ends with a literal...

Portage Can Be A “Fair” City

Portage has a chance to become one of the first cities in Manitoba to be designated as a "fair trade" municipality. Kevin Hamm, Manager of the local MCC Thrift Shop, explains what Portage has left to do and...

Loose Unit Performs “Does your mother know?”

Click the play icon in the image above to watch a live recording from Loose Unit at the William Glesby Centre this past January. Loose Unit is a local trio featuring Trevor Handford, Shane Sobkowich and...

All Aboard for Train Days!

Model Train Days rolled into the CP station Saturday, May 24 and the Hoop and Holler got onboard to capture the world of model railways. Practically every size of model train was on display, “We...

UFO Lawn Mower

Yes, it levitates. Over the weekend Hoop and Holler cameras found a magical, levitating lawn mower. "Honest" Ed Harder of Portage had the hover craft/yard tool up for sale and we were lucky enough to...

Portage Diversion Still Flowing

A trip out to the diversion just south of Portage la Prairie revealed a surprising but not so surprising sight. The diversion is still being used.  The volume of water heading north to Lake Manitoba...

Farewell $2 Bill and Ciara Dawn

Ciara Dawn Latendresse and Bill ‘$2 Bill’ Miles As they rode the wind into our area so did they leave. But before they left, the Hoop and Holler cameras rolled on one of their busking performances in...

Just Burning Gas

Ross Metcalfe of Headingley loves antique motorcycles. When he's not busy being the superintendent of the Interlake School Division, he collects and restores antique motorcycles. Click on the triangle in...

Headstone Honey’s Roller Derby

The Cemetery Smash rolled into Portage la Prairie on Saturday May 17 and The Hoop and Holler went to see what Roller Derby was all about. Click on the › icon above to play video Our hometown Headstone...