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By Jessi Gowan — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To kick off the Lyric Theatre’s 100th Anniversary Celebrations, the venue hosted a CD release party on Jan. 28, featuring performances by the artists included on the album.

Monday, 30 January 2012 13:11

Oh, no Leader! Elbow wins In Motion

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The votes are in and the winner of the $10,000 in motion Community Pledge Challenge is Elbow. The money is earmarked for a community project that keeps children and youth in their  community more physically active.  Elbow plans to use its winnings for a safe and modern playground in their local park that also includes fitness equipment for use by parents, grandparents and visitors.


Residents of southwest Saskatchewan will have to put off their support of donations to the Salvation Army in Swift Current...temporarily.

Thursday, 26 January 2012 10:50

Stegner House fundraiser in its 25th year

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By Jessi Gowan — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Eastend Arts Council is set to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Annual Wallace Stegner House Dinner March 10.
This gala affair is an opportunity to dress up in fancy attire to enjoy dinner and the Arts Council’s famed dessert buffet, while raising money for the ongoing maintenance of the house.

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A writer and a cultural development group in Swift Current have been awarded grants from the Saskatchewan Arts Board at the recent grant deadline. Peggy Worrell received a $5,500 Independent Artists grant “to work toward a publishable manuscript of short fiction with the themes of aging, goodness, self-determination, and dying, and to develop public reading skills."

By Jessi Gowan — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Local playwright Teresa Cole will have the opportunity to see one of her plays in action with this spring’s Swift Current Little Theatre production.

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Swift Current native Fred Wah is the fifth poet to be appointed as Canada’s parliamentary poet laureate.

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