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“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...

Regina becoming more ‘clothes’ minded as fashion entrepreneurship grows
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Regina becoming more ‘clothes’ minded as fashion entrepreneurship grows

Alicia Morrow’s table is covered with papers; everything from bills, ideas, notes and the next scholarship application. A side table has a number of sweaters, t-shirts and hats all laid out and ready to be picked up. Her self-designed street-wear clothing brand The Comeback Society officially launched near the end of 2018.

Plays in multiple languages goal of local theatre group
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Plays in multiple languages goal of local theatre group

Regina theatre-goers can further their horizons by watching performances put on by Lexeme Theatre, a company its founder and artistic director, Ayesha Mohsin, calls Regina’s first multilingual theatre group. Mohsin, whose group performs at the University of Regina, says it started when she noticed a demand for multicultural theatre. “We [didn’t] have any performing arts...

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Vision board workshops helping keep anxieties low

A lesser-known strategy for lowering anxiety is being hailed for helping people live a healthier life. Vision board workshops, a type of artistic envisioning of personal desires, are providing a chance to physically see one’s goals by gluing inspiring photographs to a canvas. Kayla Huszar is a therapist whose time is split between her private...

School of Rock
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School of Rock

A northern Saskatchewan community is the latest to partner with The Regina Cultural Exchange Society as part of its musician and residency program. Thanks to donations of various instruments, elementary and high school students in Stanley Mission, a First Nations community roughly 80 kilometres northeast of La Ronge, are learning it’s a long way to...

First ever Sask music awards happening this weekend
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First ever Sask music awards happening this weekend

Regina-born artist Jessica Burnett, known as the artist LOA, has been nominated in the first ever Saskatchewan Music Awards for Electronic Artist of the Year. “Music to me is literally my life,” LOA said. “I can’t think of a time since I was about three that I wasn’t involved . . . I was just...