Arts

Ed Sheeran during a performance in Saskatoon on July 23, 2017.
Ed Sheeran during a performance in Saskatoon on July 23, 2017. submitted photo/SaskTel Centre

Ed Sheeran donates $10K to Sask. children’s hospital

By CKOM News Staff
September 19, 2017 - 10:37am

Ed Sheeran’s recent tour stop in Saskatchewan was about more than just music.

The pop musician grabbed headlines after a sold-out show at Saskatoon’s SaskTel Centre in July, but it was an anonymous gift that made a lasting impression.

 Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City.
Warden Shawn Bird of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary used the hilt of the weapon to knock on the entrance of City Hall Sunday requesting Freedom of the City. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Ceremonial tradition grants penitentiary warden Freedom of the City

By Tyler Marr
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

A historical ceremony with roots dating back centuries paraded city streets this weekend to pay tribute to the longtime work of Prince Albert's public safety officials.

Prince Albert lawyer Mitchell Holash will be inducted to the Arts Hall of Fame at the end of the month.
Prince Albert lawyer Mitchell Holash will be inducted to the Arts Hall of Fame at the end of the month. file photo/paNOW Staff

Local lawyer to be inducted into arts Hall of Fame

By Brandon Graziano
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: September 17, 2017 - 9:00am

The Prince Albert Arts Board will induct a local lawyer into their Hall of Fame at the end of the month.

Mitchell Holash has contributed to the arts community for over 25 years. He recounted one of his more prominent contributions to the scene in P.A.

Local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson collaborated with the City of Prince Albert and filmed in a video in downtown Prince Albert as a way to visually represent and showcase the cultural core of the city.
Local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson collaborated with the City of Prince Albert and filmed in a video in downtown Prince Albert as a way to visually represent and showcase the cultural core of the city. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Celebrating everything local

By Tyler Marr
September 16, 2017 - 7:31pm

A love letter to Prince Albert was how local singer/songwriter LJ Tyson described the song he wrote which accompanied a unique cultural music video highlighting all things local that debuted this week.

As it can be a daunting task to sift through provincial archives, the Prince Albert Genealogy Society  is hosting an event in the hopes to teach people how to traverse the records.
As it can be a daunting task to sift through provincial archives, the Prince Albert Genealogy Society is hosting an event in the hopes to teach people how to traverse the records. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Demystifying archives: How to find and access provincial records

By Glenn Hicks
September 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

The provincial archives are a treasure trove of information but it can be a daunting task to sift through.

As such, archivist Christine Charmbury is offering a public presentation in Prince Albert Tuesday evening on how to find and access records for research.

People take in Sandra Semchuck's "Forced Starvation" piece. Semchuck was inspired to produce this series of photographs after learning a story about a mother and daughter who eaten by wolves after being locked outside of Fort Pitt.
People take in Sandra Semchuck's "Forced Starvation" piece. Semchuck was inspired to produce this series of photographs after learning a story about a mother and daughter who eaten by wolves after being locked outside of Fort Pitt. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Love Stories gallery aims to create a discourse for reconciliation

By Bryan Eneas
September 9, 2017 - 11:39am

A new art installation in Prince Albert hopes to engage people in discussions surrounding reconciliation.

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