Arts

The final exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current (AGSC) during the city's centennial year provides a fitting reflection on the gallery's contribution to a vibrant art community over the past 40 years.

Joanne Marion, director/curator for the Esplanade Art Gallery was sitting in one of the comfortable chairs near the information desk the morning of Nov. 27. She had a big smile on her face.

On April 17, 1935, a federal parliamentary act created the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. November, 2014 Jim Commodore one of the early workers for the PFRA near the community of Val Marie, is the subject of a documentary The Last Cowboy which has been a hit on YouTube.

Theo Fleury sits down on the couch in a Medicine Hat office on a Monday afternoon. He looks calm, relaxed, someone at peace. It hasn't always been that way — as anyone who has read his first book, Playing with Fire, can attest.

The NFB Film Club and Medicine Hat Public Library are showing the documentary Forbidden Love on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Medicine Hat Public Library theatre. Admission is free.

The Registered Music Teachers of Swift Current are celebrating Canada Music Week by hosting several events throughout the city. 

Flourish — the ability to not only survive but to thrive and prosper — pertains to all aspects of life and resonates strongly with club members and is why the theme was chosen for this exhibit. 

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