Saskatoon’s Visual Arts Placement jury is looking for public feedback on its community art program.
Currently the city is spending about $70,000 per year to lease several sculptures and works of art, at an average of $1,500 per year.
Allan Wallace, manager of planning and development with the City of Saskatoon, said the arts jury simply wants to gauge the public’s interest and knowledge of the program.
Saskatchewan tweeters are reflecting on the work of Roger Eberts as news of the death of the 70-year-old famed movie reviewer spreads.
Tickets for when KISS plays in Saskatchewan go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday. However, members of the KISS Army fan club got a chance to scoop up tickets a few days earlier.
John Hudson was one of them. The salesman for Rawlco Radio in Regina may wear a suit to work every day, but goes home to a basement filled with KISS merchandise and music.
The provincial government is appointing a mediator with hopes of speeding up a deal between management at Evraz Place and the union representing employees there.
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 568 issued formal strike notice on Tuesday after going without a contract for two years. Evraz Place countered this news by issuing a lock-out notice as a ‘protective measure.’
Pleasantdale School in Estevan will be on the Rick Mercer Report Tuesday evening.
The school is being rewarded for raising the most money out of any elementary school for Mercer's "Spread the Net" challenge. In all the school raised $5,436.69 for the charity that buys bed nets for children in Africa.
Mercer got the idea after he traveled to Africa with former MP Belinda Stronach, when he there he saw two communities side-by-side, one was doing fairly well...the other not so much.
The rumours are true KISS is coming to the Queen City.
The tour dates are posted on the band's website. www.KISSONLINE.com
The band will be touring through Saskatchewan in July hitting Saskatoon Credit Union Centre on the 14th, and Regina's Evraz Place on the 16th.
Presales for Saskatoon start Tuesday and Regina presales start Wednesday.
General tickets sales for both concerts open up Friday morning.
Edited by CJME's Adriana Christianson
Be careful what you believe this morning, especially online. We put together a collection of a few trending April Fools pranks on the web.
The 101st Grey Cup Festival is offering up an all access party pass.
The organizing committee announced on Wednesday what they're calling the "Team Party Pass."
This pass will get you in the door for every hospitality room at this years Grey Cup in Regina, including Riderville and the Downtown Party Tent for a one time cost of $60.
In previous years, the different venues charged a one time fee for daily admission, this pass will also be good for all three days.
Tuesday night’s episode of Jeopardy had a bit of a Saskatchewan flavour.
Regina legal secretary Christine Muldoon appeared as a contestant on the show.
She gave several correct responses in each round but this one was likely the easiest.
“This word can precede and tumble, neck and riders," Alex Trebek asked.
The NDP says the government spent thousands of dollars trying to justify the end of the Film Employment Tax Credit (FETC) after the decision to do away with it had already been finalized.