On Boredom; reflections on isolation and creativity

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On Boredom; reflections on isolation and creativity.  Edith Skeard “I am alone, so I dream of the being who has cured my solitude, who would be cured by solitudes.” ― Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Reverie The long hours…

Conclusion Part One: The Pandemic Shadow

Once upon a time, without concern, we went indoors and crowded together: to view images and objects in galleries; to hear music in clubs and concert halls; to laugh or weep or be stirred by dramatizations on permanent or makeshift stages; to…
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Introducing SAA’s 2022-23 Board of Directors

Thanks to everyone who attended the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance’s AGM and community meeting on September 14. Artist Johanna Bundon created and performed a memorable artist Intervention following the AGM. At the community forum, SAA presented…

Community Meeting and AGM 2022

Date: September 14, 2022
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Red Theatre curtains closed in front of a darkened theatre
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Call to Action

Crowdsourcing Campaign Challenges and Ideas

Art Works – On the Boards Staging Company

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For over 20 years, the company has provided expertise and resources in the technical and administrative areas of production to help hundreds of independent artists and performer-producers stage their art. During the pandemic, however, cancellations have been the norm, and the Refinery space has been almost empty. Gallant-Morari’s concert had been cancelled twice before they finally pulled it off.
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Federal Government Announces Budget 2022

Federal Government Announces Budget 2022 On April 7, 2022, the Federal Government announced Budget 2022, which includes $85+ million in new supports for arts and culture. These include: $12.1 million over two years, starting in 2022-23,…
SAA Delegation to the SK Legislature consisting of 6 members from the arts community
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Regional Meeting

Bill C-11: What is at stake for the cultural community in Saskatchewan?
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Art Works – Free Flow Dance Theatre

Of all the art forms that can go public – like paintings mounted in a gallery, literature in the form of a reading by a novelist or poet, music in a concert hall, stadium or coffee shop, and, of course, theatre – contemporary dance “may be the toughest sell,” Jackie Latendresse believes.

Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit

Call to Action: Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit SAA continues to advocate on behalf of the arts and cultural sector. We have asked that the provincial government work with its federal counterparts to allow Saskatchewan workers access to the…
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