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Wednesday, 14 April 2010 16:48

Making a splash in Leader with a new pool

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By Gail Jansen
Leader
The Town of Leader will soon be making a splash with their new pool set to begin construction this fall.

Tuesday, 06 April 2010 15:46

Lyric Theatre has revitalized southwest Sask. music scene

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By Gail Jansen
Swift Current
When musician-in-residence Dave Lang began at the Lyric with funding and support provided by the Saskatchewan Arts Board, it was with an aim to making live music, once more, a staple at this once vibrant historical theatre. It worked.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010 09:54

Photo Gallery: Swift Current powwow

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Dancers fill the arena floor at Swift Current's First Annual Powwow. Select image to view photo gallery

 

The Living Sky Casino first annual roundance and powwow was held in Swift Current the weekend of February 12 to 14.

A handful of dancers and singers travelled from distances as far away as Arizona and New Mexico to participate in the powwow and compete for approximately $75,000 prize money throughout the weekend.

Plans are already underway to organize the next powwow in February 2011.

Organizers believe the event will only continue to grow. Approximately 350 dancers and 17 drum groups, with 10 drummers per group, registered for the the inaugural event. An estimated 1,000 people per day went through doors of Kinetic Exhibition Park Stockade Building to watch the powwow.

 

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Powwow packed with cultural pride

Swift Current hosts inaugural powwow

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LASC Swim Club is hosting their annual new year Free Trial Week, Monday January 9th through Friday January 13th at the newly renovated Max Bell Pool located at the University of Lethbridge.  This week gives swimmers of all abilities and ages a chance to come and try a night, or more, with the club.

Thursday, 22 December 2011 21:56

Pincher Creek’s ‘village pond’ ready for skating

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Pincher Creek
Monday, Dec. 19 began another skating season at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (KBPV). For the second year there will be a Village Pond, just to the east of the back gates. 

Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:26

Galt Museum honours Japanese Canadians

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By Jamie Woodford
Southern Alberta
The story of four generations of southern Albertan Japanese Canadians — from the pioneering immigrants of the 19th century and their Canadian-born children to today’s young generation — will be told in a new virtual exhibit put on by the Galt Museum and Archives.

Submitted by Vicki Arndt
Fort Macleod
The Empress Theatre presents a hotbed of diverse and culturally-rich concerts and the super group coming next month to the Centre Stage is no exception, featuring some of Canada’s finest African musicians this side of the globe.
On Jan. 18-19, the energy and multicultural music of African Guitar Summit will take audience members on a musical ride through Africa’s heartland. Colourful and relaxing African guitar music is rapidly becoming a genre all its own and the Empress Theatre is proud to bring this show to its historic stage.

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