2013 Archives

Friday, November 15, 2013

Dance Education Today!

By Ann Kipling Brown, PhDMost administrators, teachers, students, parents and members of the communities in Saskatchewan believe in the aim, goals and objectives of the Arts Education Curriculum.Ann Kipling Brown, Ph.D. is presently a professor in dance education in the Arts Education Program in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina. She works extensively with children, youth and adults in public and dance studio settings. In this work she has choreographed and led classes in tech

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Challenges Facing Saskatchewan Writers

​Somehow we’ve lost touch with the community spirit support, the solidarity that once prevailed in being there for the “team.” Judith Silverthorne is an award winning Saskatchewan-based author of over a dozen children's novels, one of which translated into Japanese, and the author of two non-fiction biographical adult books. She has written articles and columns for newspapers and magazines and worked as a journalist, freelance writer, editor, evaluator, researcher, cu

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

A short history & self-justification of a working artist

Many cultural workers are growing weary of quoting statistics and constantly fighting for the arts...Twyla is a visual artist based in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. She studied visual art in Regina and Montreal, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the University of Regina in 2004 and a Masters of Fine arts in studio arts from Concordia University in 2010. She has exhibited her artworks and given lectures and workshops in small and large galleries, universities, school

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Our Changing Landscape

I am - for the first time in my career – seriously considering a move from my home province.Film Director Lowell Dean loves the Saskatchewan landscape. He’s eager to tell local stories and is convinced that this province is “the ideal place to survive a zombie apocalypse.” His feature length debut: “13 Eerie,” produced by Minds Eye Entertainment and Don Carmody Productions, shot in Moose Jaw, is poised to shake up the most undeadliest of critics.It has ne

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Telling the Laity of Our Love: Current Engagements in the Literacy of Art

Telling the Laity of Our Love: Current Engagements in the Literacy of ArtAn Autobiography of Ideasby Robert EnrightAnyone familiar with 17th century poetry will notice from the get-go that I have appropriated the title of my talk tonight from a justly celebrated poem by John Donne, the one-time wild man turned man of god, whose life and poetry traced a journey from the profane to the divine. Donne was a Metaphysical Poet and what continues to attract me to that style, is its combination of the i

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Introduction to Op-Ed/Living the Arts

Terry Fenton, SAA PresidentSelf-employed painter and writer based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Landscape and still life paintings in national and international collections.Critic, curator, and author of articles and books on Canadian and international artists. Books on Anthony Caro and Kenneth Noland are available around the world.This electronic magazine has come about to some extent at my suggestion, so I’m taking this opportunity to explain and justify it.I’ve been connected with t

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Challenges Facing Saskatchewan Writers

Writers are a vulnerable genus in the cultural community of Saskatchewan, especially with the recent shifts in the world of writing and publishing, the reallocation of support previously given to the cultural industries by government agencies and the uncertainty in our current precarious economic situation. The challenges for writers in this province extend beyond this, many living as they do in isolated conditions whether because of location or simply the nature of the art.The comparatively low

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