Arts

The Sultans of String are bringing their unique blend of world music and combining it with Christmas favorites for one evening on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Dekker Centre.
The Sultans of String are bringing their unique blend of world music and combining it with Christmas favorites for one evening on Thursday, Dec. 21 at the Dekker Centre. submitted photo/ Sultans of String

Christmas Caravan rolling through the Dekker Centre

By Roger White
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

Residents in the Battlefords region will have the opportunity to hear award-winning music from one of the top current Christmas albums on the world Billboard charts in the coming weeks.

Members of Sasktel showing off their finest Christmas attire last year during the Ugly Sweater Contest. This year the Battlefords United Way is hosting Christmas Spirit Day on Dec. 15 encouraging businesses and individuals to dress in their favorite fun Christmas outfits.
Members of Sasktel showing off their finest Christmas attire last year during the Ugly Sweater Contest. This year the Battlefords United Way is hosting Christmas Spirit Day on Dec. 15 encouraging businesses and individuals to dress in their favorite fun Christmas outfits. Battlefords United Way/Facebook

United Way promotes Christmas Spirit Day

By Roger White
December 6, 2017 - 2:00pm

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the Battlefords United Way reminds you that Christmas is supposed to be a time for fun, friends and family. With that in mind the non-profit organization is hoping to start a new fun-filled tradition in the area called Christmas Spirit Day.

Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams with fashion designer and business entrepreneur Melissa Squire, left, at the Women in Business luncheon Tuesday.
Battlefords Chamber of Commerce president Warren Williams with fashion designer and business entrepreneur Melissa Squire, left, at the Women in Business luncheon Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Chamber celebrates local fashion designer's success

By Angela Brown
December 5, 2017 - 3:00pm Updated: December 5, 2017 - 3:36pm

Melissa Squire may have started her life planning to be a doctor, but her love for art and design led her on a new course and a successful career in business.

"I decided to follow my passion, which is creating, anything really, and fashion found me," she said. 

Saskatchewan's own Northern Pikes are bringing their high energy music to the Dekker Centre on Friday night at 8 p.m.
Saskatchewan's own Northern Pikes are bringing their high energy music to the Dekker Centre on Friday night at 8 p.m. submitted/thenorthernpikes.com

Northern Pikes bring 30th anniversary tour to the Dekker Centre

By Roger White
November 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Whether it’s their tongue-in-cheek lyrics or their small town Saskatchewan charm, The Northern Pikes have been a favorite of concert goers for decades and now they bring their 30th anniversary tour to the Dekker Centre in North Battleford this Friday night.

A film about a tragic time in Ukrainian history will be coming to North Battleford.
A film about a tragic time in Ukrainian history will be coming to North Battleford. Facebook

Film focusing on tragic part of Ukrainian history coming to N.B.

By Angela Brown
November 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

 A film focusing on a harrowing piece of Ukrainian history will soon be coming to North Battleford.

"Holodomor: Voices of Survivors" - a 2015 Canadian short documentary film by Ariadna Ochrymovych - will be shown at the Chapel Gallery on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m..

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