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Arts Everywhere: Episode Twenty-Four

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Words, Rhythm, and Social Change When the beat of hip-hop converge with the power of literature, transformation beckons.  Khodi  Dill, is an educator and author whose narrative speaks volumes about the role of the arts in societal change. For…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Twenty-one

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Honouring the Past and Cultivating Inclusivity in the Arts with Floyd Favel Floyd Favel, is a culture worker from the Poundmaker Cree Nation, whose expertise in the arts is as profound as the heritage he carries. Floyd takes us on a journey…

SAA Online Resource

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Let‘s Celebrate Music Education! The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance has created this online advocacy resource on the benefits of music. We created it because we know that music education is vital to a well-rounded education, fostering creativity,…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Twenty

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The Two-Spirit Journey of Alejandro Romero When Alejandro Romero left his medical studies for the unpredictable world of art, he set in motion a compelling  life story. Our latest podcast episode invites you into an intimate conversation…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Nineteen

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Being Nathan Nathan Coppens is a remarkable artist living with ADHD. His play "I Have No Idea" is more than just a stage production; it's a window into the nuanced world of neurodiversity, emphasizing the power of empathy and the strength…

SAA Summary: Statistics Canada’s quarterly report for national culture & sport indicators

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At the beginning of January, The Daily, the media outlet for Statistics Canada released their quarterly report for national culture & sport indicators. This report documents recent changes in GDP & jobs in the culture & sport industries.…
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Arts Everywhere: Episode Fifteen

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Decoding the Complexities of Arts Funding with Jeremy Morgan With a wealth of experience under his belt, this episodes guest, Jeremy Morgan gives us an insider's perspective on the growth and development of major arts and heritage organizations.…

Economic Impact of Arts Organizations Funded by SK Arts

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As part of the SAA's ongoing efforts to advocate for increased funding to SK Arts, we undertook an investigation into the economic impact of the arts organisations funded by SK Arts, and have sent this report to Minister Ross. It is our hope…
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Part Three: Solutions to Precarity in the Arts

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An Overview of the Increased Need for Education, Advocacy, and Sustainability for Independent Contractors in the Arts after the Pandemic.   Edith Skeard for the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance  Solutions to Precarity in the Arts – Advocacy…

Music through a Lifetime

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Music is Life Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein loved music. “Life without music is inconceivable for me,” Einstein said. “I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music … I get most joy in life out of music.” The…

Music Education Matters

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Music is a Powerful Tool in Education Music education is vital to a well-rounded education. Strong music programs in schools help kids and their communities in real, substantial, and well-documented ways: Music education develops better…

Music and Wellbeing

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Music is powerful medicine Music holds the power to increase dopamine levels (happy hormones), decrease symptoms of depression and pain and can improve quality of life. Music is one of the few activities that uses both sides of the brain…
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Part Two: Job Precariousness + Future Concern

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An Overview of the Increased Need for Education, Advocacy, and Sustainability for Independent Contractors in the Arts after the Pandemic.   Edith Skeard for the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance  Part Two – Job Precariousness + Future Concern In…
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Part One: Contract Labour and Saskatchewan’s Creative Ecology.

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An Overview of the Increased Need for Education, Advocacy, and Sustainability for Independent Contractors in the Arts after the Pandemic.   Edith Skeard for the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance  Introduction In Saskatchewan, independent…

Arts Everywhere: Episode Seven

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Arts & Business & Sport...OH MY! Em Ironstar is joined by freelance journalist, writer, editor and theatre artist John Loeppky.  John has an often brilliant and insightful take on many issues within the arts community - and often…
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Analysis of the benefits of the arts in Saskatchewan

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Analysis of the benefits of the arts in Saskatchewan This report provides a summary of Saskatchewan-specific data and qualitative information gathered during an intensive but short-term process of data analysis and research in May and June…

Arts Everywhere: Episode Six

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"It's roundtable time!" - ASO Convergence It's the first Arts Everywhere roundtable!  In this episode, Em Ironstar is joined by Taiwo Afolabi, Ariana Malthaner, Mark Claxton, and Lenore Maier who are all passionate about the work they…
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Fine Arts and Arts Education Resources at Saskatchewan Universities

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This report documents changes in fine arts and arts education resources in the province's universities from approximately 2001 to 2021. It updates and complements the SAA's similar reports of 2014, 2015 and 2018. This report is part of a…