Wednesday, 20 February 2013 14:24

Juno nominees hit the stage in Swift Current

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Local music lovers have a unique opportunity to see four Juno nominated acts who will be performing in Swift Current over the next two weeks.


Six years ago, musicians Shawn Hall and Matt Rogers decided to challenge themselves, and start performing as a blues duo. Now, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer have been described as Canada's answer to the Black Keys, and are entertaining audiences across the country with their acoustic blues-folk sound.


Wednesday, 20 February 2013 14:17

Local author's newest work to be released March 16

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Local author Barbara Olsgard Winquist is looking forward to the release of her new book, 'Tale of an Honest Man', which is set for March 16.


Wednesday, 13 February 2013 14:03

Stir Crazy Blues Festival kicks off with Steve Strongman

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When he was ten years old, Steve Strongman came home and told his mother that he wanted to learn to play the guitar. Years later, this award-winning Canadian blues artist is bringing his music to audiences around the world – and even in Swift Current, as part of Blenders' Stir Crazy Blues Festival.


Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:25

Youth Talent Night a new Lyric initiative

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Thanks to the hard work of the Lyric Theatre’s Youth Talent Night Advisory Council, young people in the Southwest have an exciting new opportunity to showcase their talents to an appreciative audience every month. The theatre’s new Youth Talent Night debuts on Feb. 15, and organizers are hoping to see a lot of support.

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:23

Berube enjoys all facets of the world of music

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There isn’t a single aspect of music that Mark Berube doesn’t love.

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:22

Swift Current native gets a chance to direct

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After being bitten by the theatre bug while attending high school, Swift Current native David Leyshon has traveled across the country to pursue his dream. This spring, Leyshon will be returning to Saskatchewan as director of the Souris Valley Theatre in Estevan.

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