Category: entertainment

Murder, mayhem for dinner in Rose Valley

By Charlene Wirtz The Rose Valley Community Players held their annual dinner theatre on April 7 and 8, at the Rose Valley Community Centre to capacity crowds. The play this year, a comical whodunit,...

Suzie Vinnick wows Wadena

Once again a fabulous Canadian musician has been featured at a local house concert. Joining the ranks of many artists who have met with an enthusiastic reception at performances presented by Shadow House Concerts, Suzie...

Belle Plaine still our Melanie

The rural air of Saskatchewan seems to inspire excellence. Melanie Hankewich, formerly of Fosston, is a good example. Always musical and always ready to perform, whether singing to her dog or standing up on...

Duo performs in Wadena

The Grid Pickers, Rachel and Mike McKerracher, pay close attention to each other as they perform a yodelling song at St. John’s Anglican Church in Wadena on June 26. Originally from Ontario, the couple...

Bar Fly comes to Archerwill

The Saskatchewan band was at Grandma Viv’s this Father’s Day weekend as musical entertainment for a celebration of the restaurant’s third anniversary. Grandma Viv’s patrons chowed down on the Ukrainian smorgasbord or tucked into...

From 1961 Broadway to 2015 Wadena

The Wadena Players Theatre once more held a successful spring run of dessert and dinner theatre at the Wadena Community Legion Hall from April 30 to May 2. Come Blow Your Horn, Neil Simon’s...

Magicians charm gathering in Margo

The Moe-Concordia Lutheran Church held its annual Spirit of Spring Supper at the Margo Village Hall on May 1. Angela Andreas, right, gets onstage to help Jacene with some mind-reading. Rick Blenner-Hassett was the...

On his way to Wadena

The award-winning Jimmy Rankin came to fame with his siblings as a member of The Rankin Family from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and has been an international favourite ever since. Maybe that’s why tickets...

Rockin’ out at the little wooden church

The winter concert season for Shadow House Concerts has started again, with Jenie Thai, a pianist and singer/songwriter from Edmonton, performing for a small crowd at St. John’s Anglican Church on Thursday night.   Wadena...

Bass Invaders land in Wadena

Wadena was the first stop for musician Felipe Gomez, who is travelling by bicycle from Saskatoon to St. John’s, N.L., and raising money for the United Way. He pedalled down Highway 5 the day...

We’ve got talent!

By Charlene Wirtz The Wadena United Church gave players a chance to perform together at a variety show on April 27. Local musicians took the opportunity to help the church and demonstrate that there is...