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Cannes Lion roars back into RPL Film Theatre this November!

RPL Film Theatre is pleased to welcome back the Cannes Lions Awards for Best Commercials for two screenings on November 4 and 5 at 7 PM. Presented annually since 1954, the Cannes Lions are the most prestigious international creative communications awards in the advertising and communication industry. 

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Published on: 2022-10-28


Regina Public Library supports financial literacy with month-long free speaker series 

Regina Public Library (RPL) will host a free speaker series for Financial Literacy Month in November. As part of RPL’s commitment to support Regina’s financial literacy and economic development, thirteen programs highlighting a wide variety of topics will be featured throughout the month.  
 

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Published on: 2022-10-26


RPL celebrates local immigrant entrepreneurs for Small Business Week

Small Business Week is a national celebration of entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy. Regina Public Library (RPL) will be hosting a weeklong series of events and education workshops to support and celebrate with the local business community, shining a spotlight on the challenges and successes of Regina’s immigrant entrepreneurs.

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Published on: 2022-10-12


Regina Public Library recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with talk by author Lisa Bird-Wilson

Regina Public Library (RPL) will host an in-person event to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at 12:00 pm on Friday, September 30, at Central Library, 2311 12th Avenue. The free, drop-in event will also be streamed live via YouTube, for those who prefer to attend online.

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Published on: 2022-09-27


New Central Library a must for downtown Regina

The best way to renew Central Library is to construct a new building at the same location.

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Published on: 2022-09-07


Queen City Marathon Speaker Chris Koch encourages Reginans to rethink limitations

Regina Public Library (RPL) welcomes marathoner and motivational speaker Chris Koch to Regina for an empowering talk at 6:00pm on Thursday, September 8 at Central Library, 2311 – 12th Avenue, Regina.

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Published on: 2022-08-30


Regina Public Library selects new Writer in Residence

Regina Public Library (RPL) is pleased to announce the selection of Pam Bustin as its 2022-2023 Writer in Residence. 

“We’re thrilled to welcome Pam Bustin to the library. Her work embodies the curious, collaborative expertise that our Writer in Residence program is known for,” said Millicent Mabi, Director, Community Engagement and Programming at Regina Public Library. “We very much look forward to this chance for her to reconnect with the Saskatchewan writing community.”

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Published on: 2022-08-23


Love Songs to End Colonization gives voice to a new world by inviting listeners to sing along

Contemporary artists Peter Morin (Tahltan Nation) and Jimmie Kilpatrick (Brandon, MB) are launching a double vinyl album during an artist-in-residency at Dunlop Art Gallery. The album, titled Love Songs to End Colonization, repurposes popular love songs to critique and confront settler colonialism. Published by Dunlop Art Gallery, it includes both performance and karaoke versions of the tracks, inviting listeners to sing along.

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Published on: 2022-08-16


Art and music explore identities beyond Canadian borders in partnership between Dunlop Art Gallery and Regina Folk Festival

Dunlop Art Gallery and the Regina Folk Festival come together to present a conversation with Canadian-Colombian musician Lido Pimienta and Regina-based filmmaker and artist, Hagere Selam “shimby” Zegeye-Gebrehiwot.

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Published on: 2022-08-02


RPL Film Theatre and Regina Farmers’ Market serve up a delicious feast of culinary films

Feast Your Eyes: Foodie Film Festival is a collaboration between RPL Film Theatre and the Regina Farmers’ Market, July 13 – 16. Presenting a full course of screenings, performances, discussions, dinners, and workshops, Feast Your Eyes will inspire palates and minds through a delicious serving of local culinary creations, and short films by local and regional filmmakers. This year’s festival celebrates a special focus on food and cinema of the Asian diaspora.

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Published on: 2022-07-07


Summer exhibitions at Dunlop Art Gallery cherish the rites and rituals of marginalized communities

Dunlop Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions guest curated by Toronto-based art critic and curator, Sarah-Tai Black.

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Published on: 2022-06-29


Dunlop Art Gallery will parade through market with live animals with artist Bill Burns

Dunlop Art Gallery is excited to announce a live performance in partnership with Regina Farmers’ Market, titled “The Salt, The Milk, The Donkey, The Honey, The Folk Singers.” On July 2nd from 11:00am  to 1:00pm, a procession of musicians, goats, farmers, beekeepers, and a donkey will parade through City Square Plaza.

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Published on: 2022-06-23


Regina Public Library celebrates Pride Month

In honour of Pride Month, Regina Public Library (RPL) offers books, programs, films, and more that spotlight resilience, give voice to stories, and honour the journeys of 2SLGBTQ communities.

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Published on: 2022-06-01


Regina Public Library offers free access to Saskatchewan Regional Park Passes

Regina Public Library (RPL) will participate in a pilot program to loan library cardholders free passes to Saskatchewan regional parks from June 1 to September 15, 2022.

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Published on: 2022-06-01


Regina Public Library to host SaskEnergy Willow Awards Gala

Regina Public Library (RPL) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the SaskEnergy Willow Awards with a virtual gala on Wednesday, June 1, from 11:00am to 12:00pm, via Zoom.

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Published on: 2022-05-25


Finding the path to reconciliation with Tanya Talaga

Regina Public Library (RPL) will welcome author Tanya Talaga to Regina for an empowering talk on finding the path forward for truth and reconciliation at 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 26 at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, 2445 Albert Street.

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Published on: 2022-05-16


Spring 2022 exhibitions at Dunlop Art Gallery question relationships with our body and our environment

Dunlop Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibitions. At Central Gallery, the group exhibition In My Skin presents powerful assertions about bodily self-pride and ownership.  Sherwood Gallery hosts Bill Burns: The Salt, the Milk, the Donkey, the Honey, the Folk Singers, about trade economy, food production, and advanced industrialism.

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Published on: 2022-03-29


Regina Public Library celebrates International Women’s Day

Regina Public Library (RPL) celebrates International Women’s Day by hosting online and in-person programs that give voice to women’s achievements and struggles in the fight for gender equality, especially those that have been historically left out of the conversation.

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Published on: 2022-03-01


Regina Public Library offers Black History Month resources

In honour of Black History Month, Regina Public Library offers books, programs, films, and more that celebrate the Black experience and spotlight Black achievement, with an emphasis on the unique voices of Black people living in the Canadian prairies.

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Published on: 2022-02-04


Indigenous Storytelling at Regina Public Library

Regina Public Library (RPL) celebrates Aboriginal Storytelling Month throughout February, with a variety of offerings that give voice to Indigenous and Métis experiences.

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Published on: 2022-02-02


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