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The 2017 Saskatchewan Jazz Festival runs June 23 to July 2 in Saskatoon.

Jazzfest announces free shows, Pride collaboration

By 650 CKOM April 27, 2017 - 8:42am Updated: April 27, 2017 - 8:45am

The buildup has begun for Saskatoon's unofficial kickoff to summer: The Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.

Jazzfest made its first lineup announcements back in March,...

The 2017 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival runs June 23 to July 2 at the Delta Bessborough gardens, the Broadway Theatre and the Bassment Club.

Sask. Jazz Fest releases 2017 lineup

By 650 CKOM March 17, 2017 - 12:25pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival unveiled its lineup Friday.

Feist, Amanda Marshall and Walk off the Earth are among some of the acts who will play this year's...

The street fair for the Cathedral Village Arts Festival. May 28 2016

Cathedral Village Arts Festival celebrates 25 years

By Lisa Schick May 28, 2016 - 10:36am Updated: May 28, 2016 - 3:36pm

Thousands of people packed 13th Avenue on Saturday for the street fair that ends the Cathedral Village Arts Festival.

Festival-goers browsed the shops and food trucks...

Students in Riffel's Functionally Integrated Alternative Education Program rehearse with the mentors.

Program introduces Regina students with special needs to the stage

By Adriana Christianson May 19, 2016 - 7:07am Updated: May 19, 2016 - 7:07am

The stage is a world of possibility and that is why a play about friendship is giving students with special needs at Michael A. Riffel Catholic High School the chance to shine...

(left) Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield at the Our Stories exhibit at Government House. May 11 2016

New exhibit tells the stories of Government House in Regina

By Adriana Christianson May 14, 2016 - 12:19pm Updated: May 14, 2016 - 12:19pm

If the walls and artifacts at Government House could talk, what stories could they tell? That’s the idea behind a new exhibit to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the national...

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Actors with Down Syndrome perform Shakespeare at London's Globe Theatre

By 980 CJME March 30, 2016 - 7:58am Updated: March 30, 2016 - 11:12am

A group of actors with Down syndrome is challenging perceptions about their disability at one of the most famous theatres in the world.

The theatre company which...

The Eagles of Death Metal.

Eagles of Death Metal play Saskatoon April 30

By 650 CKOM February 3, 2016 - 11:27am Updated: February 3, 2016 - 11:41am

Five months after terrorists opened fire on a packed audience at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris during an Eagles of Death Metal show, the band is returning to the live...

The Regina Symphony Chamber Players performing for people at The Autism Resource Centre. Dec 11 2015

Regina Symphony Chamber Players bring music to the Autism Resource Centre

By Kevin Martel December 12, 2015 - 8:26am Updated: December 14, 2015 - 7:15am

The Autism Resource Centre was treated to an intimate performance by the Regina Symphony Chamber Players Friday afternoon.

About a dozen performers set up and played a...

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Eagles of Death Metal members appear with U2 in surprise return to stage after Paris attacks

By Canadian Press December 8, 2015 - 6:30am Updated: December 8, 2015 - 7:00am

PARIS — Members of the California rock band Eagles of Death Metal have made a surprise return to a Paris stage, less than a month after suicide bombers stormed the band's Nov....

Saskatoon artists transformed old violins expected to decorate the city as the symphony turns 85.

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra celebrates 85th year with decorative violins

By 650 CKOM November 20, 2015 - 8:18am Updated: November 20, 2015 - 8:30am

A set of stunning violins will decorate the City of Saskatoon as the local symphony celebrates its 85th birthday this weekend.   "They're going to be on display this Saturday...

New music festival to bring Regina a 'Winterruption'

By Courtney Markewich October 29, 2015 - 12:50pm Updated: October 29, 2015 - 12:50pm

The winter blues will have a musical interruption this year thanks to a new music festival from the Regina Folk Festival.

Winterruption will feature 10 artists...

Spirit of the West is back in its place in downtown Regina, Oct 25 2015

Flying geese sculpture returned to downtown Regina

By 980 CJME October 25, 2015 - 12:12pm Updated: October 26, 2015 - 11:51am

While other geese are beginning to head south for the winter, the iconic flying geese sculpture at Hamilton Street and 11th Avenue in Regina has returned. 

Spirit of the...