Matthew Liebenberg

Matthew Liebenberg

Reporter/Photographer

A presentation at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current created awareness about the meaning of treaties and highlighted the need for more education about people's duties and responsibilities as treaty people.

As part of Saskatchewan's expanding Take-Home Naloxone (THN) program, THN kits will be available in Swift Current starting Nov. 28. The program is being launched by the Cypress Health Region in partnership with the Ministry of Health.

An image of a cowboy wrestling with a steer by Herbert photographer Colleen Edwards was selected as the winning submission in the events and festival category of Tourism Saskatchewan's 2017 ExploreSask photo contest.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:29

Musical drama The Cypress Hills entertains

The popular historical musical drama The Cypress Hills would never be the same returned to the stage at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current for a third time, Nov. 14-18.

The Great Plains College will be offering a unique dual certificate program at the Rosetown Program Centre in 2018.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:03

Broncos’ trainer receives special honor

The dedication and commitment of the Swift Current Broncos head athletic trainer and equipment manager has been recognized in a unique way.

The City of Swift Current plans to increase the combined water and sewer rates with two per cent on Jan. 1.

The Registered Music Teachers of Swift Current hosted several events at the Swift Current Branch Library in celebration of Canada Music Week. Michael Lyngstad and Quinn Anderson Folk performed songs from the European Renaissance period over the lunch hour, Nov. 20. Music teacher Barb Levorson presented the interactive and fun program, musical steps for young children, on Nov. 21. Lyngstad played classical guitar and lute during another lunch hour concert, Nov. 24. He also presented introductory workshops for guitar and ukulele at the library, Nov. 25. Canada Music Week takes place annually during the third week of November to raise public awareness about the importance of Canadian music and to provide an opportunity to Canadian musicians to perform their work. Canada Music Week was initiated in 1960 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association.

 

Prairie Spirit, an auditioned choral group in Swift Current, presented their concert Music to Soothe the Soul at the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Nov. 19. The concert's theme was a reflection on love, loss, grief and healing. The program included readings of appropriate texts by author Peggy Worrell, who also wrote a special piece for this event. Prairie Spirit will make a guest appearance at the Swift Current Oratorio Choir's two upcoming Christmas concerts in southwest Saskatchewan. There will be a performance at the Centre Street United Church in Shaunavon on Dec. 9 and at the Zion Mennonite Church in Swift Current, Dec. 11. Both performances will start at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 each or $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Andersboda in Shaunavon or at Pharmasave in Swift Current.

 

The popular historical musical drama The Cypress Hills would never be the same returned to the stage at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current for a third time, Nov. 14-18. Previous performances in November 2014 and April 2015 were sold out and the tickets for all five performances were also sold out this time. The play depicts a tumultuous time in the history of the Cypress Hills, including the Cypress Hills Massacre and the march westward by the North West Mounted Police. Swift Current playwright and director Stew Tasche added a monologue and music for a new character to this latest production of the historical musical drama. The production included a cast of seven actors, a four-member band, and a production team of four people. The role of the new character of Crow Mary was performed by Val Marie resident Madonna Hamel. Another Val Marie resident, Joseph Naytowhow, played the role of the Nakota storyteller. The other cast members are from Swift Current. Skip Neufeld, Gord Nodge and Doug Sawatzky were the American wolf hunters. Keegan Browne and Stefan Rumpel were members of the North West Mounted Police. The musicians were Dave Cyca, Ed Doyle, Mark Penner, and Jille Shotton. The production team was Cyndi Tasche (producer, set and costume design), Paula McGuigan (lighting technician), Michael Tetrault (music sound technician), and Marc Ruel (stage manager).

 

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