The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

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Holly Culp

Holly Culp has 58 articles published.

Is there a music venue crisis in Saskatoon? Vive’s collapse bodes ill for the Saskatoon music community

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At this time last year, it seemed as though nothing could stop Vive Music. The local promotion company was gaining momentum, and fast. They had secured their own venue at Caffe Sola and had a successful third annual music festival, booking acts like Chad VanGaalen, Tim Hecker and Braids. It was looking as though Vive had found its niche and not only was it going to get better, it was poised to single-handedly change the face of the music scene in Saskatoon. And then it all fell apart.

Louis’ Talk Show is revitalized as Game Show

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From the ashes of last year’s Louis’ Talk Show rises a new Monday night feature: Game Show. While Game Show is essentially indistinguishable from Talk Show — the same host, the same ’80s music and the same kitschy prizes — it focuses more on the audience participation factor that was always the best part of Talk Show. It does away with the monologue, the wet blanket co-host Paul McMurtry and the occasional dud of a guest.

CFCR 90.5 FM celebrates 20 years on the air

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of CFCR, Saskatoon's only community radio station. If you're unfamiliar with CFCR 90.5 FM, they operate out of a small office on 3rd Avenue downtown with a few employees and an army of dedicated, unpaid volunteers, which means, if you really love music, chances are you can manage to snag a time slot for your very own community radio show.

There’s another new world at the top of the world

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This summer, rather than whiling away my summer vacation scrounging for jobs in the ever-dismal Saskatoon job market, I packed away all my worldly belongings, stowed them at a friend's house and set the course north to Dawson City, Yukon.

Artisan burgers at Jerry’s Food Emporium

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Jerry's recently underwent an extensive renovation. Not only to its physical appearance but also to its menu. The locally owned and operated establishment has now added artisan gourmet burgers to their already delicious menu.

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