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Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural
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Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural

It’s been almost a month since Carmichael Outreach opened their doors to its new building, and now it will look a little different. “Since moving into our new building, it’s been Carmichael’s goal to create a safe, warm, and inviting space for people in the community,” Carmichael Outreach said in a press release. Read more: Two Saskatoon women fight through breast cancer together The project was started in 2020, when former board member William Neher saw an opportunity to highlight Regina artists.He said, “to have (the art) finally in place is an important milestone in Carmichael’s journey forward in this new location. It’s my hope that in the coming years they’ll be seen as part of the neighbourhood’s DNA and will continue to give a voice to artists who are...
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...
Team Saskatchewan officially announced for 2022 Canada Summer Games in Ontario
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Team Saskatchewan officially announced for 2022 Canada Summer Games in Ontario

Angel Besskkaystare is Saskatchewan’s newest flag bearer. On July 26, Team Saskatchewan made the official announcement about who would be representing the province at this year’s Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. Read more: Inaugural Western Canadian regional pickle ball championship underway in Regina “It was shocking,” said Besskkaystare when she found out she would be the flag bearer for the opening ceremonies. “But I was excited at the same time because having to lead all the Saskatchewan athletes is big.”Besskkaystare is currently a University of Saskatchewan commit for wresting. She began her time on the mat in high school, after moving from Wollaston Lake to Prince Albert. It was in Prince Albert she went to her first wresting practice.After sleepi...