Arts

Matt Henry from Vancouver gives a bubble art performance Wednesday afternoon. He is also a world champion juggler.
Matt Henry from Vancouver gives a bubble art performance Wednesday afternoon. He is also a world champion juggler. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Northwest Territorial Days talent impresses fair-goers

By Angela Brown
August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

Matt Henry is an old pro when it comes to juggling. He is also a fan favourite performing bubble art - his latest talent.

Henry gave a bubble art show at the midway at Northwest Territorial Days exhibition in North Battleford Wednesday.

Miles Ermine aka "Indian Elvis" stands in front of some of his Elvis memorabilia in his home in North Battleford.
Miles Ermine aka "Indian Elvis" stands in front of some of his Elvis memorabilia in his home in North Battleford. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford man keeps The King alive

By Roger White
August 16, 2017 - 8:00am

Today marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most shocking events in entertainment history. On Aug. 16, 1977, Elvis Presley, “The King of Rock and Roll” died at the age of 42.

To those who grew up during the 1950s, 60s and 70s there was no one like him.

After 30 years in business, Classic Trading Music Supply closed on July 31.
After 30 years in business, Classic Trading Music Supply closed on July 31. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Music shop closes as owners retire

By Angela Brown
August 1, 2017 - 1:44pm

It was a sad day for North Battleford music lovers on July 31 when long-time owners of Classic Trading Music Supply decided to hang up their hats.

Kelly Kopp and his wife Lillian ran their business for 30 years, and said it was time to retire.

Artist Rosemarie Stadnyk, left, with museum manager Joyce Smith, look at some of the banners in the new exhibition at the WDM. The ARC Creative Studios banner exhibition runs until September 1.
Artist Rosemarie Stadnyk, left, with museum manager Joyce Smith, look at some of the banners in the new exhibition at the WDM. The ARC Creative Studios banner exhibition runs until September 1. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

WDM banner art pays tribute to Canada’s 150th birthday

By Angela Brown
July 31, 2017 - 1:41pm

The Western Development Museum in North Battleford is receiving kudos from the community for its new Canada 150th anniversary banner art display.

Committee member Kent Lindgren and performer Silver Elvis prepare for a "Hunka Hunka Burnin' Fun" as the North Battleford International Street Performer Festival kicks off today in the downtown core.
Committee member Kent Lindgren and performer Silver Elvis prepare for a "Hunka Hunka Burnin' Fun" as the North Battleford International Street Performer Festival kicks off today in the downtown core. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Street festival set to kick off today in North Battleford

By Roger White
July 28, 2017 - 12:30pm

Kent Lindgren said he's had this weekend circled on his calendar for months and now it’s finally here as the North Battleford Street Performer Festival kicks off today.

The Thunder from Down Under all-male review will take to the Gold Eagle Casino stage with their Las Vegas style show on Friday, Aug. 4th at 7 p.m.
The Thunder from Down Under all-male review will take to the Gold Eagle Casino stage with their Las Vegas style show on Friday, Aug. 4th at 7 p.m. submitted photo/thunderfromdownunder.com

Thunder from Down Under plans to take Battlefords by storm

By Roger White
July 26, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: July 27, 2017 - 8:52am

They have appeared on the Ellen Show, Live with Regis and Kelly and The View and now Australia’s Thunder from Down Under will bring its show to the Gold Eagle Casino on Friday, Aug. 4.

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