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Latest Pat Bliss exhibition gives window into artist's life Pat Bliss is no stranger to the On the Avenue Art Gallery. The local artist recently had a show featuring insights into the life of a penitentiary guard displayed at the downtown...
Members of the Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective (IPAC) are getting recognition on a provincial level. Both artistic director Michel Boutin and member Catherine Blackburn, from Leask, are nominated for individual Saskatchewan Arts Board Awards. Blackburn is up for RBC Emerging Artist,...

Old school sound

Folk roots and Americana with a psychedelic and new rock twist – that’s how Geoff Smith describes the sound of his solo project, Gunner and Smith. The Saskatoon-based band is coming to Prince Albert on the heels of the release...

Back to back blues

The Rock Trout Café will be transformed into a blues joint Friday as a pair of artists takes the café stage for the first time. Friday night’s show features local band the Blues Bandoleros and Saskatoon’s Eddy Robertson Electric Blues. The...
Aaron Pritchett always has a good time at the Canadian Country Music Awards. The B.C.-based country music artist, who is up for two awards this year, doesn’t expect this year to be an exception. But before Pritchett arrives in Saskatoon for...
Ken Tickner doesn’t pick his photo subjects. They pick him. The Saskatoon-based photographer, who grew up in Prince Albert, photographs scenes of nature that capture his attention. A selection of those images of man-made and natural environments is on display...

Moving along

Local band releasing first single off forthcoming album All Mighty Voice is singing a different sort of tune. The local band released the music video for the first single off of their forthcoming album. The track, Keep on Moving, will be...
Long-time social worker hopes portrait of the marginalized will help build understanding A long-time social worker hopes her portraits of some of society’s most vulnerable will help people think about them in a new way. Kathie Bird, born and raised in...
Local author receives $3,750 grant from Sask. Arts Board for Hutterite book Local writer Mary-Ann Kirkby has embarked on an ambitious endeavor as she attempts to produce an authoritative chronicle of the Hutterite people. She recently returned from a three-week trip...
P.A. Polka Fest celebrates 15th birthday with a performance by The Cottonpickers The Prince Albert Polka Fest is returning to the P.A. Exhibition Centre stage for the 15th year, and to mark the occasion organizer Lawrence Bodnar recruited renowned local...

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