American Woman

“American Woman” was a huge hit, and “The Guess Who” was from Winnipeg. That was before Lenny Kravitz gave it new breath.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Not an official video, but I adore it. It is of the time.

This mural by Larry Rich graces an outer wall of the “Long and McQuade” store in Winnipeg. Here’s the rest of it.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Pictured above is Chad Allen who was the singer before Burton Cummings.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Aaand here’s Burton!

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Who are these other Players?

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Here’s Lenny’s version.

Shots taken by Resa, on October 29, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Amazon Woman

678 Main Street

I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun taking pics of “Mural Of The Year” 2005. I posted one pic only of her before… it was this pic, but there are many more.

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

The official name is “Welcome to Downtown”

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

It is an awfully gorgeous Mural. Hope you love it as much as I do!

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Shots taken by Resa, on October 07, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Body Sugar


This is all that is left of a Mural that once covered the front and side indent of a building at 835 Corydon Avenue.

 

Artist: Mike Johnston
Artist: Mike Johnston

It is occupied bAdvanced Body Sugaring, a business that removes body hair with sugar. They have retained only the side indent painting. 

Artist: Mike Johnston
Artist: Mike Johnston

Shot taken by Resa, on October 11, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

The Battle of Seven Oaks

1816 – The North West Company battles with The Hudson Bay Company. 

From The Canadian Encyclopedia

Seven Oaks Incident

Incident De Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Again, I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun, so I shot the mural in sections. I present them in order from left to right.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

After a scuffle, Semple grabbed the reins of Francois Bouchard’s horse. One called the other a scoundrel, and battle quickly ensued.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

The battle lasted 15 minutes. When it was over, Semple and 21 of his men were dead.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

From The Metis Cultural & Heritage Resource Center Inc.

The Battle Of Seven Oaks

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

This is 1 of 5 historical murals at 1812 Main Street.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Shots taken by Resa, on October 06, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg