In 2014, the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative was proud to host the first annual Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards (SIFA).

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The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra's mission is to enhance and reflect the artistic and cultural life of Saskatoon and area through exceptional orchestral music.

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In September 2014, the SAA and its members met with MPs Stephane Dion and Ralph Goodale to discuss art issues facing the provincial community.

The Regina International Open Theatre Society (R.I.O.T.S.) formed to produce the annual Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival and Kid's Fringe. R.I.O.T.S brings to southern Saskatchewan live independent theatrical productions for all ages.

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With many members of the arts community in attendance, the 2014 Arts Congress touched on love, hope, and creating art in the ashes. Michael Greyeyes speaks on conflict at the 2014 Arts Congress.

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Check Out Our New Advocacy Hub!

The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance is excited to announce the launch of its online Advocacy Hub, a dynamic, go-to page on all things arts advocacy. The Advocacy Hub provides tools, research, resources and pages that include The Talking Points, Success Stories, and Contact your MLA, a quick and easy way to directly email policy makers on arts issues. 

SAA's Advocacy Hub highlights ways you can get involved and start advocating for the arts: Check it out today! 

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Op-Ed/Living the Arts

A Rope of Sand: Change in Saskatchewan`s Creative Economy

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Reflections
  • Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music

    William Edgar Stafford

  • Creativity takes courage.

    Henri Matisse

  • The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.

    Anton Chekhov

  • Life is short, art is long...

    Hippocrates

  • Man will begin to recover the moment he takes art as seriously as physics, chemistry or money.

    Ernst Levy

  • If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing...

    Yann Martel

  • Our brains are organized by stories and images, not statistics.

    Gloria Steinem

  • Creativity is contagious, pass it on.

    Albert Einstein

  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas

  • Imagination rules the world.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.

    Bob Ross

  • Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.

    Bertolt Brecht

  • If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

    Emile Zola