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SaskScapes – Living Heritage

This episode is sponsored by HERITAGE SASKATCHEWAN

Heritage Saskatchewan is the collective voice of all those who value heritage in our province. As knowledge brokers and pathfinders, Heritage Saskatchewan raises awareness of Living Heritage.

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In this episode Kevin is joined by Dale Jarvis and Kristin Catherwood who have been on tour through Saskatchewan offering guest lectures and workshops on Intangible Cultural Heritage and keeping our traditions alive. There is also some very entertaining conversation about hauntings, fairy tales, tall tales, and the mummers! Whether some of these legends are true isn’t really the point. The interesting discussion is in how they have become interwoven into the fibre of our living Heritage.

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via twitter, Facebook or by email for more information. Your reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

IF YOU ARE ENJOYING THE PODCAST WE’D LOVE YOUR SUPPORT http://bit.ly/1TSJw8C

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Thanks to SaskCulture for their ongoing support of SaskScapes

Culture Days 2016 – Early Registration Contest

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Register and publish your 2016 Culture Days in Saskatchewan event by July 17, 2016* and you could win a tailor-made video like the one below to promote your Culture Day activity.

 

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It’s easy to enter! Just visit the Culture Days registration site to register and publish your Culture Days in Saskatchewan event bymidnight on July 17, 2016 and you’ll be automatically entered to win!

Up to four registered and published Saskatchewan Culture Days activities will be randomly drawn. Winners will contacted within three business days of the draw to make arrangements for interviews and videoing. Videos will be delivered to event organizers for Culture Days activity promotion by September 1, 2016.

* Events registered and published prior to the contest launch date are automatically entered to win.

SaskScapes – The Provincial Heritage Fair

This episode is sponsored by Heritage Saskatchewan.  

Heritage Saskatchewan is the collective voice of all those who value heritage in Saskatchewan. As knowledge-brokers and pathfinders, Heritage Saskatchewan raises awareness of Living Heritage.

Join Kevin Power at the Provincial Heritage Fair held in Regina in May 2016. The Heritage Fair program is a student-centered, inquiry learning opportunity to explore Saskatchewan and Canada. For the past 20 years teachers and students from across Saskatchewan (from grades 4 to 8) have been participating in these amazing events. Students are chosen to represent their class or school at one of the four Regional Heritage Fairs and from that event several students are chosen to present their projects at the Provincial Heritage Fair. With brilliant, articulate and passionate young minds like those we hear from in this episode, the future preservation of our heritage is in very good hands!

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via twitter, Facebook or by email for more information. Your reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

IF YOU ARE ENJOYING THE PODCAST WE’D LOVE YOUR SUPPORT 

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

Thanks to SaskCulture for their ongoing support of SaskScapes

SaskScapes – Breathing life into the past: The Saskatchewan Archaeological Society

Join Kevin Power and members of the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society at their 53rd annual gathering.  We all have archeology – it’s what connects us.  You’ll be amazed at just how far back Saskatchewan’s history has been traced through the discovery of artifacts. But you’ll also hear some great conversations about engaging youth through the work being done by the Society, and the importance of telling the STORY behind the objects found.

THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY SASKCULTURE

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via twitter, Facebook or by email for more information.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

SaskScapes – It’s all about family

It’s said that behind every great artist there stands a great team, and part of that team is the family. Kevin Power is joined by the parents of two performers (ALEXIS NORMAND & FARIDEH OLSEN) from ROSIE AND THE RIVETERS (www.rosieandtheriveters.com), and the parents of Canadian singer/songwriter JEFFERY STRAKER (www.jefferystraker.com).  The topic of conversation is the key role parents and families play in fostering music and creativity;  from their children’s early formative years, to their ongoing support – even now that they are successful artists.

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  This episode is sponsored by SaskCulture. To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via twitter, Facebook or by email for more information.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

SaskScapes – with guest Harold Hague

It’s the final episode of 2015! Happy holidays to you all.  Kevin Power is joined by WWII veteran Harold Hague, who, at the young age of 94 shows no sign of slowing down. Harold shares some heroic tales from his time serving overseas, reminding us, that in war, nobody wins.  Harold is joined by his wife Jan who is an artist in her own right and certainly has enough to keep herself busy during her own retirement. Regina residents will know Harold as the owner of Loggie’s Shoes, part of the downtown retail landscapes for years, and now home to Regina’s Creative City Centre and the Hague Gallery.

Jan & Harold HagueJan Hague art workHarold Hague

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  Visit www.iheartculture.ca. Click on the Community Engagement Animateur link to view the work being done by all three of the SaskCulture CEA’s.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

SaskScapes – with guest Dominga Robinson

Kevin Power is joined by his guest Dominga Robinson in a discussion about interracial marriage, identity perceptions, racism, and internalized racism.  Dominga has drawn from the very best of her cultural background, using this knowledge to develop a strong identity founded on her own truth. Dominga paints an honest and inspirational portrait of her past, present and dreams for the future.

 

Dominga

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  Visit www.iheartculture.ca. Click on the Community Engagement Animateur link to view the work being done by all three of the SaskCulture CEA’s.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

SaskScapes – Urban Canvas

Saskatoon Community Youth Arts Programming (SCYAP) offers a unique employment experience known as URBAN CANVAS. After an hiatus period, Urban Canvas is back with massive support from the city of Saskatoon and the province of Saskatchewan. At-risk youth learn the vital skills to propel them forward in life using art and culture as a tool. Kevin Power is joined by past participants who are now instructors at SCYAP, as well as current participants. Together they share the personal impact this program has on their lives. At  the end of the podcast you’ll hear part of a speech given by SCYAP’s executive director Darrell Lechman (heard last season in Episode 30). Darrell spoke at the opening exhibit and media launch of Urban Canvas held at the SCYAP gallery on November 20, 2015. An impressive crowd including Saskatoon Mayor Don Aitchison, members of the Saskatoon Fire Department, Police Department, and many more.

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  Visit www.iheartculture.ca. Click on the Community Engagement Animateur link to view the work being done by all three of the SaskCulture CEA’s.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

SaskScapes – The B.E.A.T.S. Program

Recognize, improvise, adapt and thrive.

Those are the key skills which lay the ground work for a phenomenal program in North Battleford called B.E.A.T.S. (Building Expression and Awareness Through Theatre and Sound). Alan Corbeil, a North Battleford social worker, created this program in partnership with the Living Sky School Division and the Prairie North Health Region.  The program targets at-risk youth and teaches them the skills that set  a course for a future full of hope. B.E.A.T.S. uses creativity to tap into each of the participant’s gifts, and the result is proof in this episode. Kevin Power is joined by Alan along with Holly (artistic director), and two of the programs success stories – Talia and Sereta.  You’ll be truly touched by just how articulate, dynamic and confident these two young girls are, and they both credit the B.E.A.T.S. program for their newly found sense of self.

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  Visit www.iheartculture.ca. Click on the Community Engagement Animateur link to view the work being done by all three of the SaskCulture CEA’s.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

 

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SaskScapes – with guest Jeffery Straker

SaskScapes turns 70 and what better way to celebrate than with the man who has provided the theme music for the podcast since episode one. Saskatchewan born singer/songwriter Jeffery Straker has established himself as one of the most successful (and busiest) artists this province has produced, and has gone on to international acclaim.  Kevin Power joins Jeffery in a conversation that is more fun than two people ought to have in a podcast!  And, it’s another “6 degrees” moment as Jeffery reveals his musical lineage which connects him to Beethoven and Chopin. Even Jeffery is part of Taron Cochran’s 6-degrees world.

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SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power.  Visit www.iheartculture.ca. Click on the Community Engagement Animateur link to view the work being done by all three of the SaskCulture CEA’s.

Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net

Music provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn RadioSaskScapes now has its own app for both apple and android devices available in the iTunes store and Google Play.

Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes

Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive