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oanne Wing hanging one of the children’s abstract paintings.
oanne Wing hanging one of the children’s abstract paintings. Colleen A.J. Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Elementary students to display artwork in gallery at upcoming exhibition

By Colleen A.J. Smith
May 31, 2016 - 5:00pm

An opportunity for North Battleford to see the up and coming talent of the city’s young people will be coming to ARC creative studios downtown.

The Creative Kids Art Show will be holding its opening reception on Tuesday, June 7.

North Battleford’s own Barrie Redford has been a staple of the Saskatchewan jazz community for over 30 years.
North Battleford’s own Barrie Redford has been a staple of the Saskatchewan jazz community for over 30 years. Saskatchewan Jazz Festival/Sandy Lockhart Photography

North Battleford trumpet player jazzed to be honoured with special recognition award

By Colleen A.J. Smith
May 30, 2016 - 1:45pm Updated: May 30, 2016 - 4:18pm

Many talented musicians don’t like tooting their own horn, but Barrie Redford – a North Battleford native with an affinity for the swinging sound of trumpet jazz is this year’s recipient of the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival’s prestigious Special Recognition Award.

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