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SaskScapes

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SaskScapes is a podcast hosted and created by Kevin Power, it features stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The first two seasons of SaskScapes were sponsored exclusively by SaskCulture www.saskculture.ca as part of the Community Engagement Animateur program. Funding to the cultural sector is provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.

SaskScapes is a podcast hosted and created by Kevin Power, it features stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The first two seasons of SaskScapes were sponsored exclusively by SaskCulture www.saskculture.ca as part of the Community Engagement Animateur program. Funding to the cultural sector is provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.

Location:

Saskatoon, Canada

Description:

SaskScapes is a podcast hosted and created by Kevin Power, it features stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The first two seasons of SaskScapes were sponsored exclusively by SaskCulture www.saskculture.ca as part of the Community Engagement Animateur program. Funding to the cultural sector is provided by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.

Twitter:

@SaskScapes

Language:

English


Episodes

SaskScapes - Episode 95 - "Russian Roots-German Branches" with Merv Weiss

1/24/2021
German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series This is the second in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit their website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach. Kevin Power speaks with Merv Weiss who began researching his family roots in 2000. Since then, his research into the history of Germans from Russia has become a passion project. One of his...

Duration:00:59:54

SaskScapes - Episode 94 - Henry Woolf

1/9/2021
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE PROFESSIONALS. This is the first episode in a special SaskScapes Presents: The Theatre Series Kevin Power is joined by one of Saskatoon's most beloved actors/directors. Henry Woolf's career spans over 60 years and in this episode, he takes the listener on the journey of his career. His remarkable experiences growing up during WWII in England, his early theatrical influences, his academic studies, and his relationship with...

Duration:01:12:48

SaskScapes - Episode 93 - German Holiday Traditions

12/8/2020
German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series The series entitled "German Culture Alive” is a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit their website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach. It’s the holiday season! In the midst of a global pandemic this is a feel-good episode! The first episode in the German Culture Alive series. Kevin Power is joined in conversation with three guests who...

Duration:01:21:00

SaskScapes - Episode 92 - "Poetree & Friends"

6/14/2020
From 1995-2000 CICC TV Yorkton produced what would become a Canadian and US success story with children's programming. CICC still operates as a semi-satellite of CKCK Regina. "Poetree & Friends was an original children's television show about a 10 foot tall tree called "Poetree" who spoke in poem form. Kevin Power is joined by the 3 artists and storytellers who were the on-screen talent. Poetree and Friends became an award winning series which would eventually become a national success...

Duration:00:56:34

SaskScapes - Episode 91 - The Trailblazers

11/11/2019
This episode is sponsored in part by OUTSaskatoon This episode is sponsored in part by the City of Saskatoon Visit www.dtnyxe.ca Kevin Power is joined by three senior members of the LGBTQ2S+ community in Saskatoon. The community didn't just spring up over night. Through the tireless efforts of people with a vision to live their authentic selves, the community formed through adversity, setbacks, the AIDS crises, and more. It is our trailblazers from those early years who are responsible,...

Duration:01:15:06

SaskScapes - Episode 90 - "Inside-Out"

10/20/2019
This episode is sponsored in part by OUTSaskatoon This episode is sponsored in part by the City of Saskatoon Visit www.dtnyxe.ca Kevin Power is joined by Bree, a transgendered commercial airline pilot, and a member of Saskatoon's LGBTQ2S+ community. Bree's story is one of courage and inspiration as she changes her life's narrative to live her most authentic self. ======================================= SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in...

Duration:01:14:09

SaskScapes - Episode 89 - The heart of Hazlet, Saskatchewan

3/29/2019
This episode is sponsored by the South West District for Culture, Recreation and Sport Inc. Join Kevin Power has he travels to Hazlet, Saskatchewan to explore how this small village has had big success with volunteerism in their community. For these folks, volunteerism is a lifestyle, and every single resident takes pride in knowing that they play a part in making Hazlet what it is today. Eight Hazlet residents join Kevin in what is a passionate, funny and entertaining conversation about...

Duration:01:20:18

SaskScapes - Episode 88 - The Avonlea Heritage Museum

2/6/2019
This episode is sponsored by the South West District for Culture, Recreation and Sport Inc. Kevin Power is joined by guests who have a passion for the history found inside museums. In this episode we focus on the Avonlea Heritage Museum in Avonlea, Saskatchewan. The former CNR station, built in 1912 now proudly displays artifacts that take visitors on a journey back in time. The Avonlea museum has taken advantage of funding available through the Canada Summer Jobs and Young Canada Works...

Duration:01:10:14

SaskScapes - Episode 87 - The MAS Story Slam

6/14/2018
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE MUSEUMS ASSOCIATION OF SASKATCHEWAN Happy 50th Anniversary MAS! To help mark the event Kevin Power joins the festivities held during the MAS annual general meeting in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. With so many people in attendance, representing museums from around the province, what better time and place could there be to hold a live story slam podcast. Enjoy, a lively crowd and some very entertaining stories and life...

Duration:01:03:10

SaskScapes - Episode 86 - Saskatchewan Nonprofit Partnership

4/28/2018
This episode is sponsored by the Saskatchewan Nonprofit Partnership Most of us have, or will engage with nonprofit organizations at some point in our lives. In Saskatchewan the nonprofit sector is alive and well, and thanks to a dedicated team of professionals working within the sector, the Saskatchewan Nonprofit Partnership has been growing! The SNP serves to benefit the nonprofit sector through research, networking, public awareness, sector strategy development and thought leadership,...

Duration:00:51:56

SaskScapes - Episode 85 - Resilience and Respect

2/7/2018
Throughout 2017 SaskCulture has had the remarkable opportunity and privilege to build and strengthen relationships with a number of First Nation and Métis cultural partners in the province through our Canada 150 project, funded by Canadian Heritage, called Resilience & Respect: Canada 150 & Beyond. Canada’s sesquicentennial was a starting point: an opportunity to reflect on the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and its 94 Calls to Action, to help ensure...

Duration:01:09:47

SaskScapes - Episode 84 - INVOLVE

1/30/2018
How involved are you in my community? Imagine what it must be like for newcomers to Saskatchewan who have so many challenges that many of us take for granted. Perhaps learning a new language, adapting to a new climate, finding ones place in the community and so much more. INVOLVE is an initiative launched in 2015 through the combined efforts of the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS), SaskCulture and the Regina Open Door Society (RODS). The facilitator training program readies...

Duration:00:50:58

SaskScapes - Episode 83 - Yorkton: the Canada150 mural mosaic

12/26/2017
In 2017, Canadians across the country have been planning how their communities would celebrate 150 years of Confederation. Among those hundreds of events and projects came an idea initiated by Alberta artist Louis Lavoie. A dream to connect our country by creating the mural mosaics project. 150 communities, participated throughout the year, in creating their own murals made from hundreds of individually painted tiles. Yorkton, Saskatchewan. was one of the participating communities and...

Duration:01:00:21

SaskScapes - Episode 82 - Songs for Nature (part 2)

5/14/2017
Kevin Power heads to Last Mountain Lake bird sanctuary and wildlife reserve for new music camp - "Songs for Nature". A rare opportunity for high-school aged participants to be mentored by musicians and ecologists; all to inspire them to compose music influenced by their surroundings. This is part two of a two-part podcast so be sure to listen to the previous episode 81 for the full story. These participants, are fun, passionate and eager to learn. The setting for this camp is nothing short...

Duration:01:37:13

SaskScapes - Episode 81 - Songs for Nature (Part 1)

5/14/2017
Kevin Power heads to Last Mountain Lake bird sanctuary and wildlife reserve for new music camp - "Songs for Nature". A rare opportunity for high-school aged participants to be mentored by musicians and ecologists; all to inspire them to compose music influenced by their surroundings. This is part one of a two-part podcast so be sure to listen to episode 82 following this episode. These participants, are fun, passionate and eager to learn. The setting for this camp is nothing short of...

Duration:01:12:29

SaskScapes - Episode 80 - Life is a story...tell it well.

10/8/2016
This episode is sponsored by the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society: inspiring, celebrating, investigating and sharing Saskatchewan's rich historical and folkloric traditions. Visit the SHFS on their Facebook page as well! ================================================ It's Culture Days 2016! This episode was recorded live in Saskatoon during the SHFS hosted story-sharing gathering. "Life is a story...tell it well" was the theme and the great folks included in this podcast did...

Duration:01:03:19

SaskScapes - episode 79 - Living Heritage

9/30/2016
This episode is sponsored by HERITAGE SASKATCHEWAN Heritage Saskatchewan is the collective voice of all those who value heritage in our province. As knowledge brokers and pathfinders, Heritage Saskatchewan raises awareness of Living Heritage. =============================================== In this episode Kevin is joined by Dale Jarvis and Kristin Catherwood who have been on tour through Saskatchewan offering guest lectures and workshops on Intangible Cultural Heritage and keeping our...

Duration:01:03:42

SaskScapes - Episode 78 - The Provincial Heritage Fair

6/1/2016
This episode is sponsored by Heritage Saskatchewan. Heritage Saskatchewan is the collective voice of all those who value heritage in Saskatchewan. As knowledge-brokers and pathfinders, Heritage Saskatchewan raises awareness of Living Heritage. Join Kevin Power at the Provincial Heritage Fair held in Regina in May 2016. The Heritage Fair program is a student-centered, inquiry learning opportunity to explore Saskatchewan and Canada. For the past 20 years teachers and students from across...

Duration:01:09:19

SaskScapes - Episode 77 - The Saskatchewan Archaeological Society

5/4/2016
Join Kevin Power and members of the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society at their 53rd annual gathering. We all have archeology - it's what connects us. You'll be amazed at just how far back Saskatchewan's history has been traced through the discovery of artifacts. But you'll also hear some great conversations about engaging youth through the work being done by the Society, and the importance of telling the STORY behind the objects found. THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY...

Duration:01:20:07

SaskScapes - Episode 76- Intangible Cultural Heritage

3/30/2016
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY SASKCULTURE. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW SASKCULTURE IS NURTURING CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT IN SASKATCHEWAN VISIT: www.saskculture.ca and www.iheartculture.ca ============================================== We often think of our heritage as those things which are tangible. Buildings, artifacts, paintings: those items to be found in museums and galleries. But what about the intangible aspects of our heritage? Those things which help tell your story, the story of your...

Duration:00:59:16