Celebrating Success

The Core Series, a unique collaboration between PAVED Arts and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, combines orchestral music and media art to increase accessibility and encourage new audience development.

Big River Cree, a group from northern Saskatchewan, performed at the 2013 Native American Music Awards with Canadian singer Nelly Furtado on Friday, May 10, 2013. The group also received the award for Debut Group of the Year.

The film, Life of Pi, adapted from Saskatoon author Yann Martel's award-winning novel, was awarded four statues at the 2013 Academy Awards.

Throughout 2012, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year, individuals across Canada were awarded medals for their exceptional service to the community. This includes a number of prominent members of the Saskatchewan arts community, such as philanthropist Dr. Jacqui Shumiatcher.

Congratulations to the Saskatchewan nominees for the 2013 JUNO Awards: The Sheepdogs for Single of the Year, Album of the Year and Group of the Year; and Donny Parenteau for Aboriginal Album of the Year.

The Ukrainian Palette of Pavlychenko and Saskatoon School of Dance were featured on the Rick Mercer Report on CBC TV on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.

Saskatoon author Candace Savage has won this year's Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction for A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory From a Prairie Landscape.

Saskatchewan violinists Kerry DuWors and Carissa Klopoushak were among 18 winners of the prestigious Canada Council 2012 Musical Instrument Bank Competition, which gives classical musicians the opportunity to play rare, exceptional instruments for a three-year period.

Results of the March 10 and 11 Saskatchewan Craft Council Annual Jury Session. Ten out of twelve applicants in glass, fibre and sculpture were granted SCC Juried Status.

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