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The room flashes from green to blue, and from blue to red, as Chinese lyrics appear on a flat screen TV. “You are boys, so you go first,” Rae Ming, an 18-year-old ESL student at the University of Regina, laughingly tells her friends. They shrug off her request and Ming grabs the red microphone, her friend, Lorraine Liu, also 18, grabbing the yellow one, and they begin to sing a love song.Write comment (0 Comments)
In high school, Jade Schlechter’s basement was the place to be. A party at Schlechter’s meant unrelenting teenage rowdiness and a guarantee someone would be curled up around the porcelain throne by the end of the night.
Schlechter isn’t in high school anymore, but there’s still a familiar face wreaking havoc and puking his guts out in the basement every week. Why? Well, it’s his job.Write comment (0 Comments)
In the basement of the Tiki Room on 11th Avenue you can find Regina’s indie record store.Write comment (0 Comments)
Bonnie Allen is a senior reporter with CBC Saskatchewan with 16 years of experience working throughout Canada and countries like Libya, South Sudan, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Her passions for travel and human rights have informed many of her career choices and journalistic interests. After taking a leave of absence from CBC in 2005, she moved to West Africa and covered stories of child abuse and exploitation as a freelance journalist. Last year, Allen worked on numerous pieces exploring the horrific assault of Marlene Bird, who was found beaten and burned nearly to death in Prince Albert on June 1.Write comment (0 Comments)
When you think about what products are grown in Saskatchewan your first thoughts are likely along the lines of barley or canola.
However, there is a niche market in the province that could be on the rise in future years: garlic.Write comment (2 Comments)