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Local band The Evening Shift plays at Central Park at the National Aboriginal Day talent showcase.
Local band The Evening Shift plays at Central Park at the National Aboriginal Day talent showcase. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Indigenous talent on display for National Aboriginal Day

By Sarah Rae
June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm

Aboriginal groups in the area are working together to make the most of the day dedicated to them. North Battleford councillor Ray Fox said when National Aboriginal Day was first declared 20 years ago, groups were scattered with different ideas of how to celebrate and competed to draw a crowd.

Dancers from Mosquito School perform on National Aboriginal Day in North Battleford.
Dancers from Mosquito School perform on National Aboriginal Day in North Battleford. Sarah Rae/battlefordsNOW Staff

Battlefords celebrate National Aboriginal Day with pancake breakfast

By Sarah Rae
June 21, 2016 - 2:43pm

Hundreds of people took the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal heritage while eating pancakes, playing games, and watching musical performances.

The Battlefords celebrated the 20th National Aboriginal Day with a free breakfast and entertainment Tuesday, June 21.  

SaskTel Centre announced Thursday Carrie Underwood will bring The Storyteller Tour to Saskatoon on Tuesday, October 11.
SaskTel Centre announced Thursday Carrie Underwood will bring The Storyteller Tour to Saskatoon on Tuesday, October 11. Facebook/Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood bringing Storyteller tour to Saskatoon

By CKOM News Staff
June 16, 2016 - 1:40pm

One of country music's leading ladies is set to grace Saskatchewan with her presence this fall.

SaskTel Centre announced Thursday Carrie Underwood will bring The Storyteller Tour to Saskatoon on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Kylan Wagner, 11, got offered the chance to dance with Justin Bieber during his Saskatoon show after submitting an audition video back in March.
Kylan Wagner, 11, got offered the chance to dance with Justin Bieber during his Saskatoon show after submitting an audition video back in March. Facebook/Kylan Wagner

11-year-old Sask. boy to rock the stage with Justin Bieber

By Bryn Levy/CJME News Staff
June 16, 2016 - 1:29pm

A young boy from Eatonia, Sask. hopes to follow in the footsteps of another small-town Canadian kid who made it big.
 
Kylan Wagner, 11, is set to take the stage Thursday at the SaskTel Centre to dance with Justin Bieber at the pop star's sold-out show.

Brody Siebert giving the audience a taste of what’s to come this September.
Brody Siebert giving the audience a taste of what’s to come this September. Colleen A.J.Smith/battlefordsNOW Staff

Brody Siebert goes back to his roots for Sask. Country All Stars Concert

By Colleen A.J. Smith
June 15, 2016 - 10:35am

Part of the Dekker Centre’s new season line-up is a night for kicking it country.

The night will offer a selection of country music artists including local talent from Battleford, Silverwoood, Medstead and Hawarden.

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