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Art alive and in colour at school gym

Art alive and in colour at school gym

Art is everywhere. Last week it came to the Maidstone High School gymnasium in living colour. Happy Harbour Comics of Edmonton visited the school as part of their store's outreach program.

Music to keep you young at heart

The Battlefords Registered Music Teachers Association's annual Canada Music Week recital series reflects the theme, "Music Keeps You Young at Heart." The concert, scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
Everyday  items re-imagined into art

Everyday items re-imagined into art

Local sculptors Mariann Taubensee and Ellery Russell along with the rest of the ReArtCycle Group are in the spotlight at the Recycled art show: "Haven't we met?" in Saskatoon.
Gotta have art - Enviroment supplies the media

Gotta have art - Enviroment supplies the media

Oriol Dancer is an artist mentee taking part in the Creative Partnerships program through the Chapel Gallery.
Smashing Pumpkin Festival in Pilger

Smashing Pumpkin Festival in Pilger

The fifth annual Pilger Pumpkin Festival was a smashing success. The festival, put on at the Pilger Community Hall on September 25, attracted over 400 people to the community of just 70 residents.
Choral camp has song echoing through Marysburg

Choral camp has song echoing through Marysburg

The tiny town of Marysburg was ringing with the sounds of young singers last week.
Local boy's Rider tribute now YouTube sensation

Local boy's Rider tribute now YouTube sensation

A young man from Humboldt is dealing with a lot of public attention after putting his Rider Pride and his love of music on the Internet earlier this month.
German Day focuses on honouring heritage, youth

German Day focuses on honouring heritage, youth

A hearty welcome to all - or "Ein herzliches Willkommen an alle" - was given at the third annual German Day or Deutscher Tag held August 8 in Humboldt.
Bruno Cherry Festival

Bruno Cherry Festival

Although it was a beautiful weekend, attendance at the eighth annual Bruno Cherry Festival was lower than usual this year.Overall, the festival, held July 24-25, went over well, said Kevin Pulvermacher, chair of the Cherry Festival.
Marimbas the focus of third concert in Marysburg

Marimbas the focus of third concert in Marysburg

The Marysburg Festival of the Arts is beginning to wind down.The second last concert was held at Assumption Church in Marysburg on July 7.The headliner of the concert was Darrell Bueckert, who plays the marimba.