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Play sheds light on seniors abuse

Play sheds light on seniors abuse

It's shedding light on an issue that's been kept in the darkness.The drama room at Humboldt Collegiate Institute (HCI) is buzzing these days, as the 23 students enrolled in the program rehearse a special play they'll perform in early November.
Exhibit theme stimulates creativity for glass artist

Exhibit theme stimulates creativity for glass artist

The challenge put before Elaina Adams and other members of the Saskatoon Glassworkers' Guild was to make a new piece for a new glass artwork exhibit using a specific theme for inspiration.

The art of misdirection

Wednesday proved to be an interesting day in the newsroom, especially for staff reporter John Cairns. Cairns provided coverage in the Oct. 3 edition of the News-Optimist of Gerry Ritz's presentation to the North Battleford Rotary Club Monday.
Work of self-taught artist  up at Humboldt Museum

Work of self-taught artist up at Humboldt Museum

It's a new hobby that has resulted in great benefits. The paintings of Michael Bergerman of Humboldt are being showcased at Humboldt and District Museum and Gallery this fall.
Weber wins woodwinds at Nationals

Weber wins woodwinds at Nationals

When saxophonist Gerard Weber left Humboldt to compete in the 41st National Music Festival in Alberta, he was the first-place provincial winner in the woodwind category.
Children's art classes end with museum exhibit

Children's art classes end with museum exhibit

For eight children from the Humboldt area, taking art classes this summer was a unique experience. It was also a unique experience for the two university art students who taught the classes.
New collection of short stories from nationally acclaimed writer

New collection of short stories from nationally acclaimed writer

Shelly Leedahl has captured the feeling of small-town Saskatchewan in her most recent book of short stories called "Listen, Honey.
Youth exploring artistic side at summer camp

Youth exploring artistic side at summer camp

It's summer, but they seemed perfectly happy to be back at school. Six artistic children from Humboldt have been taking summer art classes at St. Augustine School, taught by two local artists, Annah Gullacher and Taylor Crozon.
Weber goes extra mile for music

Weber goes extra mile for music

With a first-place win from the Saskatchewan Provincial Music Festival tucked away in his saxophone case, Gerard Weber is now preparing to attend the 41st Annual National Music Conference this August in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Local art on display in August

Summer brings with it some inspirational works from local and national artists alike. Local artists have come together once again to put on a window salon exhibit of their work.