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“Little Mosque on the Prairie” Creator Launches Write Out Loud Season

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For more than 30 years Swift Current has been host to many interesting and accomplished authors. Write Out Loud continues to be a popular tradition, another valuable thread in Swift Current’s rich cultural fabric. The 2017-18 season promises to be varied and entertaining. Zarqa Nawaz, creator of the hit CBC sitcom, “Little Mosque on the…

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Hazlet’s Justine Sletten looks to break ground with her debut EP

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BY KATE WINQUIST For most 16 year-olds in southwest Saskatchewan, summer holidays means finding a part-time job at the local Co-op, or lending a helping hand on the family farm, but for Hazlet’s Justine Sletten, this summer has been a whirlwind of activity as she looks to advance her music career, which has taken off…

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Finally Home

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Private Lawrence Gordon finally comes home to Eastend after 70 years BY TIM KALINOWSKI On Wednesday, August 13, exactly 70 years to the day he died in France in 1944, Private Lawrence Gordon finally came home to the open arms of the Eastend hills and the beautiful Frenchman River Valley. Gordon’s saga has become well…

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Backyard Concert featuring Brian Keith Wallen

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Maple Creek Small Venue Concert Series is pleased to present Brian Keith Wallen at a Backyard Concert performance at Bremner’s tonight. Singer-Songwriter Brian Keith Wallen is on the road all the time. From coast to coast and beyond, Brian is spreading his blend of blues-influenced acoustic music across the world. His award winning combination of…

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