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Saskatchewan ready to shine at the Juno Awards
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Saskatchewan ready to shine at the Juno Awards

While the who’s who of Canada’s music scene will gather in Saskatoon for the 49th Juno Awards, Saskatchewan is hoping to surprise the nation with good music and good beer. Saskatoon first hosted the Juno Awards in 2007, and according to Sarah Berger, director of media for Tourism Saskatoon, a lot has changed in the...

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Sharing stories of life and culture through film

Janine Windolph is an indigenous filmmaker and director from Regina who recently shared a film about her grandmother, her two sons, and a fish. Stories are in Our Bones is a tender and heart-warming film Windolph created to honour Indigenous stories and culture. The camera follows the journey of Windolph and her sons on a...

Keeping the art in Artesian
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Keeping the art in Artesian

Standing in the heart of Regina’s Cathedral area is an old church, now known as the Artesian. But this former church now holds another purpose – to share art. “It’s a great place to see entertainment in our community,” said Dana Rempel, the managing director of the Artesian. “Entertainment and art are an important part...

Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders
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Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders

A Regina artist and student is using skateboard design to spark conversations about Canada’s dark past. Michael Langan started the Regina-based company Colonialism Skateboards in 2015. It was a way to educate people on Canada’s history with Indigenous peoples, including residential schools and people needing passes to leave reserves, in hopes to educate about decolonization....

A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city
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A global experience in a small Saskatchewan city

Heather Cline enjoyed TED Talks long before she was asked to give one. The local artist felt “excited” and “privileged” to share a topic she’s passionate about with an audience of over 100 people March 21 at TEDxRPLCentralLibrary. TED Talks are short public talks given around the world on specific topics within a given theme. “I was...

“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event
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“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event

Ashley Kilback has a degree in marketing, but her business expands far beyond a nine-to-five job. Kilback is founder of The Storytellers Club, a local organization that seeks to bring back what it calls “the art of storytelling.” “Storytelling is such an ancient art that’s been around for thousands of years,” said Kilback. “But I...

North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood
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North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood

Starting this spring, North Central is set to welcome the Hacker Dojo to teach sophisticated computer programming, free of cost, to help network a community. Aaron Hampton, executive director of the new non-profit business, has a rich background in technology and has many goals to update an older neighbourhood with internet and computer resource access....

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22-year-old entrepreneur brings sparkle to Regina

A young entrepreneur is taking advantage of a must-have fashion trend: sparkly jewelry. At just 22-years-old, Jasmine Gemmell has not only opened a store for her jewelry business, Bellezza Moda, but is also distributing her products across Western Canada. She offers piercings and eyelash extensions along with products like earrings, necklaces, bracelets and even vintage...