The rush was on Monday morning as the box office opened for Paul McCartney’s Out There tour stop in Regina.
While most eager music fans were likely hitting the re-fresh button for Ticketmaster.ca, about 20 fans were enjoying fresh air and music waiting in line instead of online.
Kristina Jankowski and her friend Holly were the youngest in a crowd of 20 and the first in line after Sitting outside the Brandt Centre since 10 p.m.
As a co-host on A & E's Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal, Chip Coffey says he helped children cope with their psychic abilities. At a Regina event he wants to get people in touch with spirits.
The Hotel Saskatchewan is his twelfth stop on the Canadian "Coffey Talk" tour. He interacts with the audience, invites select audience members to get a reading, and attempts to contact ghosts or spirits.
It's a daunting task -- but one Canadian actor is performing the entirety of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet"...by himself.
Actor Raoul Bhaneja and director Robert Ross Parker have brought "Hamlet-solo” to Regina's Globe Theatre. Bhaneja distinctly performs all 17 roles and all 15,000 words of the play – all by himself. He uses no props, sets, or costumes.
"Most people think it's insane," he admitted.
Bhaneja says their aim is to ensure the audience focuses entirely on the story by making the show as simple as possible.
Paul McCartney fans in Saskatchewan flooded the internet Thursday morning with the first chance to buy Paul McCartney tickets, leaving many disappointed with a slow website and without tickets.
The presale through paulmccartney.com began at 10 a.m. Though some people had success buying tickets then, most had to wait hours for the website to actually work.
For the first time ever, the city of Regina is drawing up a long-term cultural plan.
The plan is being developed with $150 thousand from the city and Sask Culture. Once completed, it will establish a strategy for cultural development and generate related policies.
Jeff Erbach is the coordinator of cultural development for the city of Regina. He says the cultural plan will work in conjunction with other established policy initiatives like the official community plan, the comprehensive housing strategy, and the transportation master plan.
Rider fans will not be getting a leg up on everyone else when it comes to this summer's Paul McCartney concert.
The former Beatle will play one of just three Canadian shows this summer at Mosaic Stadium on Aug. 14. Neil Donnelly with Evraz Place, the operator of the Brandt Centre and manager of Mosaic Stadium events, says there won't be an early pre-sale for season ticket holders like there has been for other big events in the past.
Some Saskatoon kids are going out of this world for a new TV show.
Space Stretch is filming in Saskatoon right now and follows a group of children who through yoga and concentration solve galatic problems like balancing the rings of Saturn.
Tim Tyler, the show's director and executive producer, was inspired to do the show after practicing yoga with his family and seeing how it helped his son manage his ADHD.
Paul McCartney is definitely one of the biggest acts ever to grace a Saskatchewan stage and one Regina super fan will try to be front row centre.
Trent Linford has seen McCartney in concert four times now.
“I would have never thought he would come and play Regina but after the Stones’ concert it kinda opened the door to anything can happen,” he commented.
In 2005, he and his girlfriend Corie drove 12 hours to see his concert in Minnesota.
With a record attendance at the Brandt Center Sunday night, the JUNOs are being called a success.
It was certainly a whirlwind week for Chris Topping, a major JUNO organizer with the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. He flew in from Toronto for the week of events.
"We've been working towards this event for more than a year, actually two years. It's very exciting for us to see all of our work come to fruition," said Topping.
While he was here Topping took in some of the concerts, even some of the more rowdy ones.