Arts

The visitor centre sells a large variety of handmade products.
The visitor centre sells a large variety of handmade products. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Visitor centre nets $25,000 worth of sales last month

By Derek Cornet
January 22, 2019 - 5:00pm

It was a busy holiday season at the Lac La Ronge Visitor Centre with more than $25,000 being spent on local art and products.

“An average month here would be $2,000 to $3,000 worth of art sold,” Manager Judy Hanke said. “In December alone, in about 15 days we.....

Caron Dubnick examines the fabric collage she created depicting a winter scene.
Caron Dubnick examines the fabric collage she created depicting a winter scene. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

Fabric collage artwork on display in Mistasinihk Place

By Derek Cornet
January 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Art comes in many shapes and forms, but fabric collage is the theme of an exhibit currently on display this month at La Ronge’s Mistasinihk Place.

Called In Stitches… Again , the exhibit marks the second time the La Ronge Arts Council chose to present fabric collage pieces in.....

Eliza Doyle will spend January in Stanley Mission teaching locals music.
Eliza Doyle will spend January in Stanley Mission teaching locals music. submitted photo/Eliza Doyle

Professional musician begins pilot project in Stanley Mission

By Derek Cornet
January 7, 2019 - 12:08pm

Residents of Stanley Mission will have a unique opportunity this month to learn from a professional musician who will be staying in the community.

Eliza Doyle arrived in Stanley Mission last week and will be an artist-in-residence until the end of January thanks to a pilot project by the.....

 Miriam Körner holds a new anthology of work submitted by local residents.
Miriam Körner holds a new anthology of work submitted by local residents. Derek Cornet/larongeNOW Staff

'A big gift to me': Residency comes to an end at Alex Robertson Public Library

By Derek Cornet
November 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

As the writer/artist in residency comes to an end at the Alex Robertson Public Library, Miriam Körner believes she learned just as much from the participants as they learned from her.

“In the end, I think it was a big gift to me,” she said. “The biggest surprise was.....

Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge.
Pretty Archie from Nova Scotia will be performing Nov. 16 in Air Ronge. Facebook/Eventbrite for Organizers

Concert series to feature bands from across Canada

By Derek Cornet
November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

Winters are long in northern Saskatchewan and members of the La Ronge Arts Council hope a bit of live music will help pass the time.

The annual Napatak Ramble Concert Series begins Nov. 16 with a performance from Pretty Archie at the Elks Hall in Air Ronge. Known for.....

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