Tag: 80s music

Culture Club: Relive the 80s with WinnipegMom

One of the first records my parents bought for us was ABBA. Olivia Newton-John followed. Then it was Culture Club. Seeing Boy George in all his androgynous wonder when you’re 9 years old is a fantastic thing. I was fascinated by his make-up and thought he was just gorgeous. It […]

Local radio station 94.3 rebrands as The Drive

Winnipeg has a new radio brand on the dial. As of 10:00 AM today the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group relaunched radio station 94.3 CHIQ-FM as 94.3 The Drive. Broadcasting live from downtown Winnipeg at 177 Lombard Avenue alongside sister station QX104 , The Drive has a fantastic birds-eye view of […]

CONTEST: Enter to WIN tickets to Salt N Pepa

If you were in junior high or high school in the late 80s there is no way you didn’t practice an airband to their music. You lip synced the HECK OUTTA “Push It” while terrified your parents would ask you what exactly “push it” meant? (True story, my mom asked […]

CONTEST: Belinda Carlisle at Club Regent Event Centre

Being a child of the 80s, you did not grow up as a young girl and escape the intoxicating power of the all-girl band, the Go-Gos. I can distinctly remember watching them on American Bandstand–young women playing instruments, and kicking ass. I was hooked. With their distinct surfer-girl, upbeat pop […]