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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.

SaskScapes SaskScapes by Kevin Power

    • Society & Culture
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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.

    SaskScapes - Episode 104 - The Regina Glockenspiel

    SaskScapes - Episode 104 - The Regina Glockenspiel

    This is the seventh 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.

    The Glockenspiel at Regina's City Square Plaza is playing again! The Glockenspiel stood in Victoria Park from 1986 to 2010, was removed during constructions, restored, then re-installed in 2020. Join Kevin Power in conversation with his guest Alvin Knoll as they recount the history of this unique landmark; from the original to the refurbished and the passionate people involved over the years.
    Glockenspiel music provided courtesy of this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjuEa5N0oKw produced by Gerald Freyer of the SGC
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    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) com for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com
    SaskScapes is also available on all major podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts, Google Play store, Stitcher, Podbean, and more! 
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

    • 51 min
    SaskScapes - Episode 103 - with Barbara Stehwien

    SaskScapes - Episode 103 - with Barbara Stehwien

    German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series
    This is the sixth 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 its outreach.

    "He leaves behind an illustrated life" - Host Kevin Power is joined by Barbara Stehwien to talk about the legacy of Fritz Stehwien. Fritz (Barbara's father) was a German-Canadian artist who painted and sketched an estimated 10,000 works in his lifetime. Since his passing in 2008, at the age of nearly 94, it has become a labour of love for Barbara  to preserve these pieces, some of which have suffered deterioration  over the years.  This is a continuation of episode 102 featuring Waltraude Stehwien who was Fritz's wife. There is much to hear in that episode about their lives together and their path to Canada.
    You can learn more about the Stehwien family by following the links below

    http://waltraudestehwien.blogspot.com/
    http://fritzstehwiengallery.blogspot.com/
    https://www.stehwien.art/

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    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) com for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com
    SaskScapes is also available on all major podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts, Google Play store, Stitcher, Podbean, and more! 
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network which is sponsored by Conexus and Directwest
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

    • 1 hr 3 min
    SaskScapes - Episode 102 - with Waltraude Stehwien

    SaskScapes - Episode 102 - with Waltraude Stehwien

    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 puppeteer in Germany.  Waltraude wanted nothing more than to follow in his footsteps and she did just that. Her family survived the turmoil of WWII where often they had to hastily relocate, leaving many of her father’s treasures behind.   Her life’s journey eventually brought Waltraude, her husband, and four children to Saskatchewan.  Only a few of her father's puppets made the journey. Waltraude was groundbreaking in bringing the art form to life in Saskatchewan.  Her second passion was a skill she also learned from her father. The art of scissor cutting (Scherenschnitte). Her work is often inspired by the landscape of our province.  Some of her work is currently on tour thanks to the support of OSAC.  
    This was a 40-year reunion between Waltraude and SaskScapes host Kevin Power who also shares a passion for puppetry.  The energy in the room during the recording was palpable as the two share insights on artistry in their lives.  This was a meeting of two minds and hearts, and a reunion to remember.

    This episode has a part 2 soon to be released,   (Episode 103) featuring Barbara Stehwien (Waltraude’s daughter) who shares the story of her father Fritz (Waltraude’s husband) who was a prolific and successful painter. 

    You can learn more about the Stehwien family by following the links below

    http://waltraudestehwien.blogspot.com/
    http://fritzstehwiengallery.blogspot.com/
    https://www.stehwien.art/

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    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) com for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com
    SaskScapes is also available on all major podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts, Google Play store, Stitcher, Podbean, and more! 
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network which is sponsored by Conexus and Directwest
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

    • 1 hr 13 min
    SaskScapes - Episode 101 - with Yulissa Campos

    SaskScapes - Episode 101 - with Yulissa Campos

    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 vastly different experience than her artistic life growing up in Ecuador. 
    Yulissa founded Ay Carumba theatre and with that, has been on a mission to celebrate the Latinx community by bringing to life, characters that accurately portray her culture. 

    Read more about Yulissa's work here
    Listen to her interview with Tom Power on CBC's 'Q'

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    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) com for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com
    SaskScapes is also available on all major podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts, Google Play store, Stitcher, Podbean, and more! 
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network which is sponsored by Conexus and Directwest
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

    • 1 hr 10 min
    SaskScapes - celebrating our 100th episode!

    SaskScapes - celebrating our 100th episode!

    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.

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    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) com for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com
    SaskScapes is also available on all major podcasting apps including Apple Podcasts, Google Play store, Stitcher, Podbean, and more! 
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network which is sponsored by Conexus and Directwest
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive

    • 1 hr 23 min
    SaskScapes - Episode 99 - with guest Miriam Körner

    SaskScapes - Episode 99 - with guest Miriam Körner

    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 spirit, her connection with the land, her love of dog sled races, and her connection with the Inuit, Indigenous, and Métis peoples. You can learn more about Miriam's work by visiting the links below:


    https://www.fitzhenry.ca/miriam-k%C3%B6rner
    https://www.osac.ca/miriam-koerner
    http://miriamkoerner.blogspot.com/p/illustration.html
    https://www.sleddogcentral.com/interviews/koerner/main.htm

    Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haUCib2xgsU


     
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    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 for more information.  Reviews in the iTunes store help boost the ratings so be sure to have your say!
    Host: Kevin Power www.kevinpower.net
    SaskScapes theme music ("Slings & Arrows) provided by Jeffery Straker www.jefferystraker.com

    Podcast editing assistance was provided by Matt Power.  Power Web Media
    SaskScapes is also available through the iTunes Store on Stitcher Radio and TuneIn Radio. SaskScapes now has its own app for apple and android devices available in Google Play.
    SaskScapes is part of The Saskatchewan Podcast Network which is sponsored by Conexus and Directwest
    Follow SaskScapes on Twitter @saskscapes
    Follow SaskScapes on Facebook: Facebook.com/saskscapes
    Follow Kevin Power on Twitter @kevinpowerlive


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German Culture Alive

The thread of immigrant life through the generations is so clearly illustrated in this story of food, family and mouth watering recipes! Kevin presents a beautiful platter upon which Amy serves up this personal story of her ancestors and the ways in which they adapted the cuisine of their homeland to the ingredients and influences of their new home in Saskatchewan. Three cheers and five stars for a fulfilling and inspiring episode!

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