Success Stories

General Culture, Heritage

Adventures in Archaeology

On tour with the Saskatchewan Archaeology Society

General Culture, Heritage

Elbow’s Small Town Charm Big Part of Culture Days

Elbow
Jan, 2019
Arts, General Culture, Multiculturalism

A World of Diversity on a Small Stage

Saskatoon
Dec, 2018
Arts, Cultural Industries

Jeffery Straker

Getting from then to now

Saskatchewan
Apr, 2016
Arts

All Folk’d up - A unique festival celebrates Montmartre’s rural roots

Many believe the genuine roots of culture stem from music, and for the past five years, a unique music festival has been putting the cultural heritage of one Saskatchewan village on the map.

Montmartre
Mar, 2015
Arts, Multiculturalism

Collaboration and Cultures: Curtain Razors brings Aztec heritage to the Prairies

Theatre has the power to transport us to new, imaginary worlds, and recently, Regina’s Curtain Razors brought a new world to life in their unique international performance, "Codice Remix."

Regina
Nov, 2013
Arts

Youth connect with culture through summer music camp

In July 2012, over 80 youth from Regina and Saskatoon participated in a first of its kind summer music camp.

Regina
Jun, 2013
Arts, First Nations

Culture Synk brings out the creative voice of youth

The youth in the northern Saskatchewan Village of Sandy Bay felt they had nothing to do, or at least that is how they saw it until a group of artists known as Culture Synk came to the village for six days to create a collaborative music video project call

Sandy Bay
Apr, 2012
Arts

Symphony makes new home in Saskatoon inner-city

Ready to move forward, the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra (SSO) plans to bring sweet music to the Saskatoon community of Riversdale.

Saskatoon
Oct, 2011
Arts, General Culture

Sandra Butel – Value-Based Approach to Festival Experience

Regina
Jan, 2019
Arts, First Nations , Indigenous

Creating a New Path Through Music

Ochapowace Cree Nation No. 71
Dec, 2018
Arts

Music Program Promotes Healing Through the Arts

Students find a creative outlet through music

Turtleford
Apr, 2016
Arts, General Culture

It's Not Baroque and She's Bach this Year: Meet Della Beal

This summer will be the 29th SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival and the 24th year that Della Beal has volunteered with the Saskatoon festival.

Saskatoon
Mar, 2015
Arts

Gateway Festival has positive community impact for nearly a decade

For almost ten years, the Gateway Music Festival held in Bengough, SK has been entertaining audiences and providing a unique opportunity for Saskatchewan musicians to play alongside internationally acclaimed artists.

Bengough
Nov, 2013
Arts, Métis

Interactive workshop helps students learn about Métis tradition

Gravelbourg’s Camille Bell was invited by teacher Anita Clarke to Mossbank School where Bell spent a day presenting Métis traditions to elementary school children.

Mossbank
Dec, 2012
Arts, Métis

Popular fiddle fest continues to grow

The annual John Arcand Fiddle Fest has come a long way in 15 years. It has grown from offering a few fiddle work-shops to an eventful, four-day festival, held at Windy Acres in Saskatoon, featuring concerts, competitions, dances and performances.

Saskatoon
Apr, 2012
Arts, First Nations , Métis

Tapping into the Northern Spirits

As reality shows, such as Canadian Idol or So Youth Think you Can Dance, continue to capture the attention of aspiring talent, Saskatchewan’s northern youth have an even better opportunity to show their stuff.

Prince Albert
Jan, 2011
First Nation and Métis Specific, Indigenous, Métis

Sharing Métis Culture as Part of Reconciliation

Saskatoon
Jan, 2019
Cultural Industries, First Nation and Métis Specific

Examining Canada's Musical Landscape

Past, present & future

Regina
Apr, 2018
General Culture

Youth Paying it Forward Through Fundraising

Youth spearheading fundraising efforts in support of Creative Kids

Saskatchewan
Apr, 2016
Arts

Culture Days includes 'amazing race': How one town got everyone running for culture!

The Town of Kindersley has been involved with Culture Days since its debut in Saskatchewan in 2010. In 2013, Kindersley upped its game, holding a number of activities including an innovative engagement opportunity called “Amazing Race: K-Town Edition*".

Kindersley
Feb, 2014
Arts

OSAC – connecting communities with the arts for 45 years

The organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils has been making the arts more accessible to the people of Saskatchewan for 45 years.

Regina
Nov, 2013
Arts

Collaboration a big part of new music alliance

In 2007, five provincial music organizations, supported by SaskCulture and Saskatchewan Lotteries, entered into discussions as a way to investigate collaborative possibilities and create new synergies.

Saskatchewan-wide
Apr, 2012
Arts

Rising star from the north

For those of you that think mastering the fiddle at 15 years old is an accomplishment, try playing one while balancing on stilts. Tristen Durocher of La Ronge, has been playing violin for the past five years.

La Ronge
Oct, 2011
Arts, First Nations

Giving Youth the Tools They Need to Create

Ramses Calderon is a busy man. The El Salvadorn-born resident of Regina is a writer, musical scholar and innovative musician who incorporates traditional instruments and rhythms into his compositions.

Regina
Oct, 2010