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Skating and educating

Local man is looking to educate Canadian youth about the country’s dark history Micheal Langan certainly wasn’t short on ideas when it came to naming his skateboard company earlier this year. Not by a long shot. “I was thinking of lots of different names — I kept on coming up with these names, then I’d decide against it,” the affable 33-year-old entrepreneur and long-time skateboarder says, laughing. “Everyone always talks about how skateboarding is like ...

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Tom Jackson returns to Regina

The Huron Carole progenitor talked with the Carillon about his creative life In a press release marking Tom Jackson’s upcoming Huron Carole performance in Regina, the legendary Canadian was billed as an actor, singer, and lifetime philanthropist. The Order of Canada officer, however, would like to add one more title to his description. “I would say, currently, my passion in all of those categories could be capsulized by saying I’m a writer,” says Jackson, the author ...

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People and places: Costa Maragos

Catching up with Costa Former CBC broadcaster and current University of Regina spokesperson and community affairs advisor Costa Maragos recently caught up with the Carillon to talk about his career as a journalist and his post at the U of R.   When did you know that you wanted to be a journalist? This is a long time ago, but I used to deliver the Leader-Post when I was a kid. I remember, as part ...

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Local Band Feature: Surf Dads

Not real dads, probably don’t surf either Separation and distance have killed a lot of bands. Surf Dads is not one of those bands. The outfit was founded in April when Chris Dimas, a Queen City product who was living and studying in Los Angeles at the time, asked fellow Reginan Gage McGuire if he wanted to start a surf band. Dimas was inspired by his time on the beach, and McGuire jumped at the ...

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Decolonizing media at the u of r

“You ever read Frantz Fanon?” Patricia Elliott wants to talk about the media in Saskatchewan. With that in mind, the University of Regina assistant professor of journalism is helping organize the Decolonizing Media public discussion and media fair at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum on Nov. 5. “For a lot of people, decolonizing media is a fairly new phrase, but the idea is that we have colonial structures in society, and it’s a process of sort ...

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A long range print exchange

Art from the west coast and prairie coast converge There’s still time to check out the Long Range Exchange exhibition at the Fifth Parallel Art Gallery. The well-received display — featuring more than a dozen student prints from each the University of Regina and University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus — runs until Oct. 30 in the Riddell Centre. In January, the exhibition will be on display at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, where it will ...

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