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COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Saskatchewan arts and entertainment industry
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COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Saskatchewan arts and entertainment industry

Life has seemingly returned to normal this summer, after two years of pandemic stops and starts, but event and festival organizers in Saskatchewan say they aren’t seeing attendance rates jump the way they had hoped. “We all thought after the pandemic began to end last year and audiences came back – Shakespeare had one show and it was really well attended – we thought that would continue,” said Yvette Nolan, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan co-curator. “But this year, you know, were not recovering.” Read more: Backlog in surgical procedures has Sask Party moving forward with private clinics Other organizers in the province feel the same.“Bounce back? I don’t know if that is something that anybody is going to be able to do,” said Josh Haugerud, Regina Folk Fest...