Arts

A film about a tragic time in Ukrainian history will be coming to North Battleford.
A film about a tragic time in Ukrainian history will be coming to North Battleford. Facebook

Film focusing on tragic part of Ukrainian history coming to N.B.

By Angela Brown
November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

 A film focusing on a harrowing piece of Ukrainian history will soon be coming to North Battleford.

"Holodomor: Voices of Survivors" - a 2015 Canadian short documentary film by Ariadna Ochrymovych - will be shown at the Chapel Gallery on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m..

Wizards, witches, ghosts and goblins will be descending on the Western Development Museum for the annual Great Pumpkin Masquerade and Family Dance this Saturday night from 5 to 9 p.m.
Wizards, witches, ghosts and goblins will be descending on the Western Development Museum for the annual Great Pumpkin Masquerade and Family Dance this Saturday night from 5 to 9 p.m. Western Development Museum/Facebook

Great pumpkin masquerade and family dance celebrates 21 years

By Roger White
October 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

This Saturday night, little ghosts, goblins, witches and super heroes will be able to get a head start on their Halloween celebrations.

Donna Challis, the Battlefords Community Players executive producer is excited for the new season for the Battlefords Community Players as the theatre troupe presents The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God beginning Tuesday Oct. 17 at the BCP club house.
Donna Challis, the Battlefords Community Players executive producer is excited for the new season for the Battlefords Community Players as the theatre troupe presents The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God beginning Tuesday Oct. 17 at the BCP club house. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

New season begins for Battlefords Community Players

By Roger White
October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: October 16, 2017 - 2:54pm

It has often been said that many actors of both stage and screen spend their entire career searching for that one defining role that is the “right fit” or is “personal” to the performer.

Model Kat proudly displaying her 2018 Rockette panel at the official launch on Friday night .
Model Kat proudly displaying her 2018 Rockette panel at the official launch on Friday night . Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rockette calendar launch a huge success

By Roger White
October 14, 2017 - 11:12am Updated: October 16, 2017 - 8:56am

It was standing room only at Bennigan’s on Friday night for the official launch of the 2018 Rockette calendar and from all accounts, this year’s edition “Hometown Hotness” may just be the most successful yet.

Andrew Hemmerling plays drums with the band High Valley in Nashville, Tenn.
Andrew Hemmerling plays drums with the band High Valley in Nashville, Tenn. submitted photo/Andrew Hemmerling

N.B. drummer enjoying success with High Valley

By Angela Brown
October 10, 2017 - 5:00pm

A North Battleford area musician is making a name for himself south of the border these days, playing with the band High Valley.

Drummer Andrew Hemmerling decided to moved to Nashville with his wife Cheilon, also from North Battleford, in June 2016 to work with the band.

Donna Challis, Battlefords Community Players executive producer, admires the new theatre space and stage Friday.
Donna Challis, Battlefords Community Players executive producer, admires the new theatre space and stage Friday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords Community Players celebrates new home

By Angela Brown
October 6, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: October 7, 2017 - 9:38am

 After five years in a labour of love, the Battlefords Community Players (BCP) will launch its new season this month at the Battlefords Community Players Club House at 102-26 Street W. in Battleford.

An Ed Sullivan tribute show is coming to the Dekker Centre on Saturday, Oct. 14 featuring tribute performances to Johnny Cash, Elvis and the Beatles.
An Ed Sullivan tribute show is coming to the Dekker Centre on Saturday, Oct. 14 featuring tribute performances to Johnny Cash, Elvis and the Beatles. Facebook/Ovide Pilon

Tribute to Ed Sullivan Show coming to Dekker Centre

By Roger White
September 29, 2017 - 8:00am

Fans of the golden age of television can revisit those memories when a tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show comes to the Dekker Centre on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Entertainer Ovide Pilon and his ensemble of musicians will have an assortment of performances..

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