A photograph of the exterior of the Manitoba Theatre Centre, 1968, Winnipeg. Photo by Henry Kalen.
The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre was designed in the Brutalist style by Winnipeg’s Number Ten Architectural Group with input from artistic director Eddie Gilbert. With its exposed concrete sculptural form, an informal interior theatre space and a foyer originally conceived to balance large gatherings and smaller intimate groups in the same space, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre is one of Canada’s most important small-scale Brutalist designs.
The Rivalry: Tony Hawk vs. Tas Pappas – All This Mayhem
In 1996, Tas Pappas beat out Tony Hawk to become the world champion of skateboarding. Their differences were profound - in both their skating styles and their personalities - and ESPN, at the cusp of making skateboarding mainstream, only wanted one star…
Here is the story of their rivalry.
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