Country artist up next for arts council

Chris Henderson, one of the busiest touring acts in Canadian country music, will be in Kindersley on Jan. 12 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre

Country artist up next for arts councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion A Saskatchewan-born country music artist is the next performer in the arts council’s Stars for Saskatchewan series. Chris Henderson, who was born in Estevan, has become one of the busiest touring acts in Canadian country music. He will be in Kindersley on Jan. 12 to perform at the Norman Ritchie…

O Tannenbaum symbolizes the entire celebration of Christmas

The Christmas tree is a universal symbol that delivers a message of endurance and light during the dark winter months

O Tannenbaum symbolizes the entire celebration of ChristmasThe traditional German song O Tannenbaum is often translated as O Christmas Tree. This is only partly true, however. The English version is quite different from the German. The essence of the German song is far more universal. One of the beauties of learning languages is discovering what words and poetry mean to the people…

NRCC fundraiser a big hit with supporters

Name That Tune concept proves to be plenty of fun – and a great way to raise money for the centre’s new kitchen

NRCC fundraiser a big hit with supportersKenneth Brown of The Clarion Last weekend’s Name That Tune fundraiser for the Norman Ritchie Community Centre (NRCC) helped give new meaning to the idea of crowd participation. The sold-out fundraiser on Dec. 9 at the NRCC was presented by NRC Management Inc., the centre’s community-based management board. The evening’s entertainment was provided by Danceland…

Musical knowledge to be tested at fundraiser

Name That Tune event in aid of the Norman Ritchie Community Centre upgrades

Musical knowledge to be tested at fundraiserKenneth Brown of The Clarion People attending a new fundraiser in December will compete in a friendly game of Name That Tune, with prizes up for grabs. The contest takes place on Saturday Dec. 9 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre starting at 7 p.m. The event is being presented by NRC Management Inc., a…

It’s another musical Christmas

Two events in Kindersley over the next two Sundays will get you in the festive spirit

It’s another musical ChristmasClarion staff Two events over the next two Sundays will get you in the Christmas spirit. The annual Kindersley Christmas Carol Festival, sponsored by the Kindersley and District Music Festival Association, will be held this Sunday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church. Organizer Glenda Giles said there will be about 22 musical numbers…

Celtic rock band to perform at arts council fundraiser Saturday

The organization is raising money for a new community performing arts centre in Kindersley

Celtic rock band to perform at arts council fundraiser SaturdayKenneth Brown of The Clarion A Celtic rock band from Edmonton will perform in Kindersley this weekend in a concert to raise money for a future performing arts venue. The Derina Harvey Band will perform on Nov. 25 at the Norman Ritchie Community Centre starting at 8 p.m. The concert is being presented by the…

High-energy folk rock band up next in arts council series

Union Duke, a quintet from Toronto, is known for its explosive live show that mixes rock, folk, country and bluegrass

High-energy folk rock band up next in arts council series  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion An energetic folk rock band from Ontario will perform in Kindersley on Monday night. Union Duke, a quintet from Toronto, is known for its explosive live show. The band’s literature says sweat flies and floorboards tremble when Union Duke performs its blend of soulful independent rock mixed with bluegrass…

Laila Biali first up for new arts council series

Laila Biali's show on Saturday is the first concert of the performing arts series

Laila Biali first up for new arts council seriesKenneth Brown of The Clarion The first concert in an annual performing arts series features a renowned jazz musician whose performance includes songs by several other iconic Canadian artists. Laila Biali, an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist, is known to combine traditional jazz with contemporary pop music on her albums in an effortless and complementary…

A BC coastal community orchestrates a new role in the global economy

Powell River's PRISMA on the Beach is part of a global movement of summer music festivals in towns that love to organize, fundraise and volunteer for the arts

A BC coastal community orchestrates a new role in the global economyA local history of volunteerism and love for the performing arts have given Powell River a cultural base for its second coming. Every year for the past five years, this community on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast has hosted the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy – PRISMA. The whole experience is festival-like and runs for…

Area performers ready to celebrate Canada 150

Concert on Sunday afternoon at St. Paul’s United Church to include fiddle music, jazz and classical music, among other genres

Area performers ready to celebrate Canada 150By Kenneth Brown The Clarion A wide range of singers and musicians from the area are coming together in Kindersley this Sunday to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday by throwing a concert. The West Central Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers’ Association is presenting a Canada 150 Concert on May 28 at St. Paul’s United Church in…