Lethbridge-based DJ crew and electronic music production company, LEMF, along with their partners Unified Vibe and London Road Marketing will be hosting the 9th Annual Lethbridge Electronic Music Festival (LEMF) on Saturday, September 25th in downtown Lethbridge at Galt Gardens Park. The fre…
D. M. Ditson’s memoir, Wide Open, is a raw and emotional account about faith and loss of faith, sexual assault, and the astounding human capacity to heal.
Stephen Sondheim once said, “If I cannot fly, let me sing.” After a long absence due to the pandemic, the Swift Current Oratorio Choir is now ready for liftoff. With safety a prime concern, they are geared up to gather anew on Monday evenings at Zion Mennonite Church starting September 13. T…
When Coaldale native Ryan Uytdewilligen began his writing career he probably didn’t expect he would be writing about an American movie icon John Wayne and how awful in every respect, his final movie would be as well as unearthing some disconcerting facts about Wayne himself.
The Southwest Open exhibition in Swift Current has become an important avenue for accomplished amateur and aspiring professional artists from southwest Saskatchewan to present their work to the community.
Saskatchewan ceramic artist Charley Farrero feels his work speaks for itself and it makes a clear statement about his approach to art.
The latest publication by Swift Current author and illustrator Jessica Williams is a lighthearted picture book that will resonate with both children and their parents.
The Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede is proud to announce that they will be hosting Summer Jam on July 28. The event will take place in the Grandstand Arena with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show starting at 7 p.m.
The raising of a large tent in Swift Current’s Riverside Park was an exciting moment for Lyric Theatre Artistic and Executive Director Gordon McCall.
The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce that artist Faye HeavyShield (Blood Reserve, Kainaiwa Nation), writer and filmmaker Cheryl Foggo (Calgary, AB), and dance choreographer Vicki Adams Willis (Calgary, AB), have been selected to receive
Recently a few Rosebud staff and alumni and filmed some wonderful music and stories for their one-hour Summer in the Valley fundraising concert. They're celebrating summer, the outdoors, and resilience as we hopefully begin to emerge from the COVID crisis.
Newcomers have always been an integral part of the growth and development of Swift Current since the community’s founding in the late 19th century during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway line across the prairies.
With the National Hockey League playoffs on, many weekend warriors, has been’s, never were’s and just general fans are sitting on their couches complaining about why their favourite team’s players were making the plays or the goalies missing a shot and allowing a critical goal.
As the world endures the challenges of the past year, many people may find themselves feeling mentally strained. Being immersed in nature is a powerful way to heal our minds and spirits. We aim to utilize that power in our ongoing Wellness in Nature series: Paint in the Park – Paint a Greeti…
Medalta is excited to announce their first virtual exhibitions of the 2020/2021 Medalta International Artist in Residence Program. The four artists have spent the last 12 months working towards the showcase, undaunted by the uncertainty of the Covid-19 Pandemic. These artists typically come …
Planning is underway for the 16th annual Crowsnest Pass Doors Open and Heritage Festival to be held from July 27 to August 2. The current Covid 19 pandemic creates challenges for hosting traditional Doors Open events activities. The committee is taking this under consideration and is plannin…
The Lyric Digital Stage Write Out Loud, beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, will present a number of readings by members of the Swift Current Prairie Quills Writers’ Group. Prairie Quills is celebrating its 20th year as an established group.
Canadian multi-faceted musician Phil X is no stranger to the rock and roll world! The Toronto-born artist has been a 'hired gun' and/or session guitarist and has performed on tour, working alongside some of the best in the business, including Alice Cooper and Chris Cornell. He also leads the…
The Lyric Theatre is continuing the success of its digital stage format with the launch of a new online Shakespeare series titled Brave New World.
The Lyric Digital Stage Write Out Loud, beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 19, will present a number of readings by members of the Swift Current Prairie Quills Writers’ Group.
On May 22, the Town of Raymond proudly presents the return of Encore Drive-In Nights with Bon Jovi, one night only! The brand-new pre-recorded concert will feature one of the biggest names in rock music. Limited tickets will be available due to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing mea…
The Lyric Theatre just sending out a reminder for those who are missing the arts... 1. Tonight, Wednesday, April 21st at 7 p.m., simultaneously on our Lyric Facebook page and YouTube, under the heading, Lyric Digital Stage Write Out Loud #13, you'll get to enjoy the wonderful storytelling of…
Dr. Shirley R Steinberg the writer and director of the documentary Elders’ Room, has a lot to smile about. The documentary about Kainai High School was selected for viewing at NorthWestFest a documentary festival, based in Edmonton which will run from May 6-16. With pandemic restrictions the…
Carol Rose GoldenEagle is an Aboriginal artist, published poet, short story writer, and playwright. As a visual artist, her work has been exhibited in art galleries across Saskatchewan and northern Canada. A CD of women’s drum songs, on which Carol was featured, was recently nominated for a …
The challenges of human-induced climate change and the options to move to a more sustainable future are featured in the Swift Current Museum’s latest exhibition.
University of Lethbridge Dramatic Arts student Jessica Syratt is the winner of the 2021 Play Right Prize competition for her entry, The Evening Comes.
Kristine Scarrow is the Writer-in-Residence at St. Paul's Hospital in Saskatoon, as part of the Healing Arts Program. This multi-disciplinary team is comprised of an artist-in-residence, a music therapist, a writer-in-residence, and volunteer artists in the community. Through her workshops, …
There's a house party about to happen at Wallace Stegner House in Eastend. Well… sort of. It’s a virtual house party complete with friends dropping in for some reading and tunes. And it happens to be Wallace Stegner’s 112th birthday.
Lethbridge’s Southern Alberta Art Gallery (SAAG) is hosting a couple if important events in recognition of Black History Month. One occurred Feb. 6 but there is one still coming on Valentine’s Day from 2-4 p.m.
The unearthing of the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton near Eastend three decades ago continues to be a fascinating story of scientific discovery.
Leader musician Berkley Jodoin received an $18,000 Indigenous Peoples Art and Artists grant from SK Arts to create a full-length album of original songs, while bringing light to the suicide crisis that communities have been experiencing.
A new fine art course in Swift Current provided a unique hands-on opportunity for participants to learn more about bronze casting.
Kyle artist Milan Gerza has been expressing his creative vision as a sculptor in a series of wood carvings over the past 15 years.
The Swift Current Museum is hosting a Festival of Minis until Dec. 16. Visitors can buy $1 ballots to vote for their favourite decorated tree, wreath or gingerbread house.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Pacific (CP) will donate to food banks in communities along its network and host a virtual concert in lieu of its regular Holiday Train program.
An old newspaper clipping about a mysterious historical event in the Peace River area of Alberta became the starting point for a Swift Current author’s debut novel.
The annual branding of calves is an integral part of community life in rural Saskatchewan that continues from generation to generation.
Provincial and civic elections, race relations, the environment and a global pandemic - the world is full of headlines that affect our everyday lives.
The current exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current presents an important overview of the practice of folk art on the prairies through a large and diverse collection of artworks.
For the third year, local artists of all ages and abilities are being invited to get creative for a chance to win a cash prize in the #YQL Expressions of Reconciliation Art & Media Contest.
Imagine getting more than you bargained for when buying a new house. Author Candace Savage researched the first occupant of her 1928 Saskatoon home and discovered a family history more fascinating and heartbreaking than she expected.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian Pacific (CP) will donate to food banks in communities along its network and host a virtual concert in lieu of its regular Holiday Train program. The modified program will draw attention to food security issues, while ensuring donations go to all food ba…