Arts

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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From surprise to tears, Rose Baskerville was a rollercoaster of emotions when she discovered she’d won $10,000 playing the scratch n' win game TETRIS.

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Swift Current and Leader are two of the six finalists communities in Saskatchewan for the In Motion Community Pledge Challenge to win $10,000. 

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

After a first year of many highlights for the Southwest Chapter of the Saskatchewan Country Music Association (SCMA), musicians from across the province added another one when they took to the Lyric Theatre stage on Jan. 7 for an anniversary show.

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