Arts

East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4.
East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4. Facebook/Séan McCann

Séan McCann of Great Big Sea fame promises intimate experience at Dekker

By Angela Brown
April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Battlefords residents taking in Séan McCann's performance at the Dekker Centre next month will see a softer side of the singer-songwriter who achieved fame with Canadian celtic-rock band Great Big Sea.

Actor Jim Walls (seated) and Lynda Lyon-Walls on stage rehearsing their adaptation of Michel Tremblay's For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again.
Actor Jim Walls (seated) and Lynda Lyon-Walls on stage rehearsing their adaptation of Michel Tremblay's For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again. submitted photo/Battleford Community Players

Battlefords Community Players win multiple awards at Theatrefest 2018

By Roger White
April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

It was another memorable performance for the Battlefords Community Players (BCP).

The local theatre troupe, who have thrilled audiences with live theatrical entertainment for over 65 years, were the big winners at the 86th Annual Theatrefest 2018 held in Weyburn from April 1-8.

Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys bring their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time country, folk, rockabilly, Celtic and swing to the Dekker Centre Sunday night at 8 p.m.
Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys bring their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time country, folk, rockabilly, Celtic and swing to the Dekker Centre Sunday night at 8 p.m. submitted photo/gordiemackeeman.com

Award-winning performers coming to Dekker Centre

By Roger White
April 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

They have been called the Maritime’s “best kept secret” however Moe McGuinty is about to let the secret out onto the stage of the Dekker Centre this Sunday night at 8 p.m. as Gordie McKeeman and His Rhythm Boys get set to perform.

Professional stuntman Lauro Chartrand spoke to students about the importance of staying focused to achieve one’s goals during as part of the BEATS Encounter program session at North Battleford Comprehensive High School Tuesday.
Professional stuntman Lauro Chartrand spoke to students about the importance of staying focused to achieve one’s goals during as part of the BEATS Encounter program session at North Battleford Comprehensive High School Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Vancouver-based stuntman meets local kids in BEATS Encounter program

By Angela Brown
April 10, 2018 - 2:11pm Updated: April 10, 2018 - 2:46pm

North Battleford students in the BEATS Encounter program had an opportunity to learn how to make a movie during a visit from professional stuntman Lauro Chartrand Tuesday.

The Battlefords Relay for Life committee is teaming with the Capitol Theatre for a showing of The Bucket List starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.
The Battlefords Relay for Life committee is teaming with the Capitol Theatre for a showing of The Bucket List starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. submitted photo/Kelly Murdoch

Movie night kicks off fundraising for Relay for Life

By Roger White
April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

While the Battlefords Relay for Life may still be two months away, the organizing committee has been busy trying to raise awareness about the 12-hour marathon within the local community.

Saskatchewan Country 1050 CJNB has been nominated for Secondary Market Station of the Year at the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards coming up in Prince Albert in April. Pictured are CJNB program co-ordinator Nic Fransoo and announcer Darien Rae.
Saskatchewan Country 1050 CJNB has been nominated for Secondary Market Station of the Year at the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards coming up in Prince Albert in April. Pictured are CJNB program co-ordinator Nic Fransoo and announcer Darien Rae. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

CJNB garners nomination for SCMA award

By Roger White
March 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

When the Saskatchewan Country Music Association awards are handed out this year in Prince Albert, a local radio station could be recognized with some hardware.

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