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Prince Albert musician Nathan Thoen returns for first hometown show since last winter This summer Carlton Comprehensive High School alumnus Nathan Thoen was invited to address the school’s graduating class and give them some advice he wish he had at...
Real-life married couple cast as fictitious pair in upcoming dinner theatre show To kick off Odyssey Productions’ 25th season, theatre company president Kim Morrall is bringing to the stage the Saskatchewan play Baba and Gido’s 50th Wedding Anniversary — and...
Barveenok Ukrainian dancers begin new season, learn from the professionals Prince Albert’s young Ukrainian dancers had their season debut over the weekend.More than 50 dancers age 4 to 18 showed off their moves on Saturday night as P.A.’s Ukrainian community...
Carlton brings stage production of 'James and the Giant Peach' to local grade schools Last year a group of Grade 11 and 12 students at Carlton Comprehensive High School were given an unusual task: to build a giant peach.It took...

An Epic debut

Newly published Alberta author finishes first book in seven-part historical saga When Sharyl Rains started writing her debut novel two and a half years ago she didn’t expect that it would turn into a seven-part epic.“I just kept writing and...
Ontario children’s writer journeys to Prince Albert to record first audiobook In 2011 Erin Hernden travelled to Prince Albert to visit family, take in the sights and record her first audiobook.The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.-based writer had been working on...
Saskatoon sculptor experiments with metal and glasswork in multimedia exhibit Paula Cooley has always been drawn to duality. Beauty and menace. Images and forms that attract and repel.“I don’t really know where that comes from,” the Saskatoon-based potter and sculptor...
New MAG exhibit explores the links between works in the gallery’s permanent collection There are more than 3,000 works of art in the Mann Art Gallery’s (MAG) permanent collection and each year gallery director and curator Jesse Campbell sifts through...
Local writers group helps those with mental illness express their experiences For more than three years, Prince Albert poet Lynda Monahan has been helping people living with mental health issues express themselves through writing.Over that period, Monahan said she has...
With a new album in the works, singer Jeffery Straker heads to Prince Albert Jeffery Straker has a problem: He has written too many songs.“It’s a good problem to have,” the Saskatchewan singer/songwriter said by phone during a break from...