I love romantic comedies, and there seemed to be something a bit unmagical about meeting someone electronically.I’d always wanted that organic meet-cute, and since I was now 24 years old and that hadn’t happened yet, it seemed like the right time to hop aboard the app train and see what all the hoopla was about. For me, the hardest part was chatting with the guys.25-27, and one of her hot topics is her awkward attempts at learning to date in her 30s. " I’m dating at 32 with the mentality of a 17 year old because that’s the last time I dated." She talks about bad dating techniques and sticky problems, her new ,000 bosoms that didn’t work out (one is a drifter) and what happens on dates when you’re don’t understand the game yet. On her TV show, the concept is to travel the world to comment on the sex cultures of different countries.In fact, she presents onstage like a tomboy who just walked off a baseball field. She recently returned from an Armed Forces Tour, performing for troops in Japan, Singapore, Guam, and Diego Garcia (an atoll south of the equator). She also worked at radio station NCI-FM and then volunteered at the CNIB after the stroke claimed much of her vision.Now there’s a raft of people who want another chance to take this unusual three-hour workshop because you can be a rank amateur or a real artist, and he’s a great teacher with lots of tricks. They boast online, "Whether it’s art song, cabaret or opera, Flipside productions are fresh, engaging, intimate and audacious. People also love his gossip from his days as a Hollywood artist and his time at magazine. Below, three open-minded twenty- and thirtysomething women created their very first dating profile via Bumble, the popular new app in which women make the first move. Next, I wrote up a short summary: “Love walking the city, drinking with friends, brunching on Sundays, and finding a good read.Their challenge: Spend two weeks using the app to find out what — or who — they're missing. Need someone who wants to see Coney Island for a day before it gets too cold!?
Up until recently, I was 80 pounds overweight, and very insecure about my appearance and lack of experience. When it comes to photos, finding my best angle — even if the result doesn’t look exactly like me — has always made me feel confident.People walked for blocks as the parking lot was jammed Wednesday at Voyage Funeral Home on Hespeler Avenue. The Metallica lover, who decreed there would be no bibles or hymns at the service, should have insisted on hard rock for the reception that followed.Brown died in her sleep New Year’s Eve at the age of 53 following a struggle with the after-effects of a stroke in her 40s and more recent kidney and heart problems. A lot of people said they could feel her presence and hear her laughing with delight at the "funeral." One just never knows!25-27, and one of her hot topics is her awkward attempts at learning to date in her 30s. “I’m dating at 32 with the mentality of a 17 year old because that’s the last time I dated.” She talks about bad dating techniques and sticky problems, her new ,000 bosoms that didn’t work out (one is a drifter) and what happens on dates when you’re don’t understand the game yet. On her TV show, the concept is to travel the world to comment on the sex cultures of different countries.She is pretty, but she’s not a Playboy-bunny stereotype.This is a show not to be missed on a girls’ night out. Eyes on the Arts, an annual art-sale fundraiser, was one of the big projects Brown worked on with Wanda Mills and Glenda Gascoigne.WINNIPEG CHARACTER’S UNUSUAL SENDOFF: The unique woman known as Downtown Rhonda Brown in the media and entertainment world, departed as she lived — with an off-the-wall celebration of life — a sendoff filled with funky friends, spicy language and great stories. She called them: "Rhonda, Wanda and Glenda, the Da Sisters." The only thing missing at the funeral was Brown’s beloved hard rock.For unlimited access to the best local, national, and international news and much more, try an All Access Digital subscription: Thank you for supporting the journalism that our community needs! To continue reading, we recommend our Read Now Pay Later membership.Simply add a form of payment and pay only 27¢ per article.Upbeat rock music played as people entered the chapel and there were some short bursts of tears around the room. Brown lived her life to the fullest, and went too soon. OPERA BY THE PINT: Beer meets opera — what an unpredictable romance of suds and high art! All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or digital subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.The service climaxed with an ultragliding flight video of Brown behind pilot Barry Morwick. ART CLASSES EXPLODING: The popular art teacher and comic Jon Ljungberg was known for years in Winnipeg as the breakfast host at A-Channel. Flipside Opera is an independent arts organizaton that is joining up with Little Brown Jug Brewing Company for three shows.