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SaskScapes

Arts & Culture

The SaskScapes Podcast launched in 2014 by podcast creative producer/host Kevin Power. SaskScapes was the very first podcast series in Saskatchewan featuring stories of arts, culture and heritage. Serving the non-profit sector in Saskatchewan, the goal of SaskScapes is to create an aural archive so that years from now people can listen to the history of the past and hear our stories.

The SaskScapes Podcast launched in 2014 by podcast creative producer/host Kevin Power. SaskScapes was the very first podcast series in Saskatchewan featuring stories of arts, culture and heritage. Serving the non-profit sector in Saskatchewan, the goal of SaskScapes is to create an aural archive so that years from now people can listen to the history of the past and hear our stories.

Location:

Saskatoon, Canada

Description:

The SaskScapes Podcast launched in 2014 by podcast creative producer/host Kevin Power. SaskScapes was the very first podcast series in Saskatchewan featuring stories of arts, culture and heritage. Serving the non-profit sector in Saskatchewan, the goal of SaskScapes is to create an aural archive so that years from now people can listen to the history of the past and hear our stories.

Twitter:

@SaskScapes

Language:

English

Contact:

306-801-5599


Episodes

SaskScapes - Episode 102 - with Waltraude Stehwien

9/19/2021
German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series This is the fifth in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit the website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach. Waltraude Stehwien’s artistic sensibilities run so deep it is as if they form the very makeup of her DNA. Her earliest inspiration was her father who was a visionary and a well-respected...

Duration:01:13:05

SaskScapes - Episode 101 - with Yulissa Campos

7/14/2021
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE PROFESSIONALS. This is the fourth episode in a special SaskScapes Presents: The Theatre Series, Theatre in Saskatchewan Kevin Power is joined by Yulissa Campos, an Ecuadorian actor and playwright now living in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As she pursued her Theatre degree at the U. of S. she soon realized that she didn't see herself represented on stage. There was a distinct lack of performance options as a Latina woman - a...

Duration:01:10:13

SaskScapes - celebrating our 100th episode!

6/30/2021
IT'S OUR 100TH EPISODE! A MILESTONE TO BE SURE. Kevin Power is joined with a "guest" in what proves to be a lively and fun conversation about life in the performing arts. =================================================================== SaskScapes is a podcast featuring the stories of arts, culture and heritage in Saskatchewan. The series is produced and hosted by Kevin Power. To sponsor your own episodes contact SaskScapes via Twitter, Facebook or email (saskscapes (at) icloud (dot)...

Duration:01:23:44

SaskScapes - Episode 99 - with guest Miriam Körner

6/9/2021
German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series This is the forth in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit the website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach. Kevin Power is joined by award-winning author Miriam Körner and discuss the adventure that brought her to northern Saskatchewan, far from her birth country, Germany. Miriam's adventurous...

Duration:01:14:17

SaskScapes - Episode 98 - with Dan Macdonald

3/21/2021
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE PROFESSIONALS. This is the third episode in a special SaskScapes Presents: The Theatre Series, Theatre in Saskatchewan Kevin Power is joined by Dan Macdonald, the award-winning playwright, director and teacher. His body of work is impressive as is his passion for working with young aspiring writers, his teaching, and his current work at St. Paul's hospital in Saskatoon. Like your host, Dan is a maritimer! His award...

Duration:01:12:20

SaskScapes - Episode 97 - with Amy Jo Ehman

2/24/2021
German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series This is the third in a series entitled "German Culture Alive”, a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit the website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach. They say you can never go home again. They also say that you can't take the farm out of a person. Kevin Power speaks with author and "foodie extraordinaire" Amy Jo Ehman who did, in fact, go...

Duration:01:12:14

SaskScapes - Episode 96 - with Yvette Nolan

2/10/2021
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THE SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE PROFESSIONALS. This is the second episode in a special SaskScapes Presents: The Theatre Series Kevin Power is joined by Algonquin playwright, director and dramaturg, Yvette Nolan. Yvette’s passion for theatre is evident throughout this conversation. She is always striving to break new ground, to break down stereotypes, to explore diversity in casting and to work...

Duration:01:12:54

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 - with 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:01:21:01

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