Celebrating Success

The feature film I Heart Regina received strong critical reaction and warm responses from festival audiences when it debuted at the 34th annual Montreal World Film Festival.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to announce the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the short-listed nominees for the 2010 Lieutenant Governor's Arts Awards, taking place on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina.

The feature film I Heart Regina (13 stories from the centre of the universe) will have its world premiere at the 34th annual Montreal World Film Festival on August 30, 2010. The film combines the work of 14 Regina-based directors and more than 200 crew members and performers.

For those that have yet to experience one of Saskatoon's premier summer festivals, Tourism Saskatoon has decided to take Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan's merry band of thespians on the road for a feature performance at the GoMedia Canada Marketplace held at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Ontario.

Saskatchewan residents have until October 18 to nominate individuals for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. The Volunteer Medal recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding volunteer service or exceptional community involvement.

Traditions Handcraft Gallery and the Saskatchewan Craft Council are partnering with Saskatchewan fibre artists and Cathedral area businesses to bring fibre art to the public.

The Saskatchewan Arts Board congratulates the six Saskatchewan nominees for the Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMAs).

Imagine going to a theatre performance and seeing a live gopher scurry across the stage. Or a bird soar through the set. These experiences are not rare for audiences of Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, where performances are held in a large tent by the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon. This season's plays are The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Merchant of Venice, presented from July 9 to August 22.

Saskatoon author Arthur Slade has been nominated for a Children's Book Centre Award for his novel, The Hunchback Assignments.

La Troupe du Jour's production, Rearview, by young Fransaskois writer Gilles Poulin-Denis, has won major awards and is embarking on a national tour, supported by a Culture on the Go grant.