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2015 Workshop Tour Call to Artists

The Cultural Exchange is looking for personable, passionate, and talented artists to join the 2015 Workshop Tour. Every year for the past three decades, the troupe has travelled for a month-plus to deliver artistic workshops at elementary and high schools across Saskatchewan. The troupe requires artists intimately familiar with drama, visual arts, music, or dance. […]

Condolences

The thoughts of all those at the Cultural Exchange are with the family and friends of Narcisse Blood, Michael Green, Lacy Morin-Desjarlais, and Michele Sereda. The loss not only of such great members to the prairie art and education communities but of, by all accounts, such wonderful people is a blow to us all. They […]

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Bats Won’t Stop Napalm Death

Napalm Death have been covered in the press for plenty of reasons but, most recently, people took notice for an unlikely interruption. A show in Massachusetts had an impromptu break because of a bat interrupting their set. The group took it in stride, “spontaneously [breaking] into the riff from Black Sabbath’s self-titled 1970 single,” writes […]

The Evolving Sound of the Down Home Boys

Given time, most bands will evolve. Musical interests change or refocus. The dynamic of the group changes. Time pushes acts into new and unexpected territory. The Down Home Boys started as a folk and bluegrass act. That’s the band you’ll find represented on their 2010 album, It’s All Down Home from Here. Since then, though, […]