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Chatauqua is almost here!

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Next week is the kick off of the Chautauqua Theater Festival! It’s a festival full of fun, and creativity! We have a whole bunch of tickets to give away for Chautauqua, and we would love to give them to you!

If you want to enter to win the Tickets just listen for the Cue to call every morning starting Monday, and check out our facebook and twitter pages!

Since some of the Trivia is pretty tricky, here are all of the Questions and the answers!

1. Where did the first Chatauqua originate?

Chautauqua Lake, New York

‎2. In what year was the first Chatauqua held at the Lyric Theatre?

2008

 3. Who the manager of the Lyric from 1923 until his death in 1969?

Jack Lundholm

 4. In what year was the Lyric Theatre built?

1912

 5. Name one of the two plays at this year's Chautauqua for young people?

Aiden Flynn Lost His Brother So He Makes Another

Saskatchewan Outdoors

 6. While the Lyric's Chautauqua is being held indoors at the theatre, the Chautauquas of the past were usually held where?

Tents 

 7. What's the name of the non-profit organization that runs the Lyric Theatre founded in 2005?

Southwest Cultural Development Group

 8. ‎From 1925-1960, the Swift Current Amusement Company owned and operated two theatre: the Lyric and this other theatre located downtown.

Eagle Theatre

 9. This play at this year's Chautauqua on Saturday, July 11 is a mash-up of Games of Thrones and Lord of the Rings.

Lord of the Thrones

 10. ‎One of the plays this year is called Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany. What city is this historical play set?

Berlin

Eagle Song of the Day

eagle logo copy copy copyTune in Thursday mornings for the Eagle Song of the Day!

Today we are doing something that is a bit new! We are calling the eagle song of the Day! Every Thursday morning we will be putting two songs up against each other! You get to pick which song will kick off the 8 o’clock hour!

To vote all you have to do is visit our facebook or twitter pages on Thursday morning, or call or text us at 773-0941!

Today Jimmy Eat World stayed as the top tune for the second week in a row! Tune in next Thursday Morning to see who the next contender is!

Canada Day!

canadajerseyWhether its a Jersey or a T-shirt, why not show your pride for team Canada!

Tomorrow morning we all get to sleep in! But that is not the only perk about Canada day! Tomorrow is Canada's 148th birthday and it's going to be a blast! Also tomorrow is the 50th birthday of the ole' red and white, the maple leaf, our flag! 

There is tons of stuff going on all day including a rising of the flag at memorial park here in town as well as one in Shaunavon! Following the flag raisin in town there will be a barbecue with hot dogs and cake! Out in Shaunavon they are holding they're rodeo! This is really going to be a great time! Have a fun and safe Canada day Swift Current! See you Thursday!  

 -Landon 

Thanks for the Great Weekend!

fire worksThe great Fireworks display closed the whole weekend out last night!

Well as we start another work week, we all have an incredible weekend to look back on!

Frontier fays went off without a hitch, and let me be the first to say that it was incredible! From the Midway to the Grandstand entertainment the whole thing was a blast! I wish it could happen every weekend!

Now that Frontier Days is over, and we are all back to our regular everyday lives, I just want to say thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came out and said hi, and entered our contest! Thank you to Sterling Trailers, who gave us an amazing trailer to broadcast from! Thank you to Peavey Mart for the donations. Finally thank you to the Swift Current Ag and Ex for making this amazing weekend happen!

Frontier Days Well Underway!

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It’s a great time here at the fair!

There is so much going on from the fairway to the rodeo, and of course the FOOD BOOTHS!

If you are coming down to the fair you should check out our awesome booth! You can’t miss it! It’s a huge trailer from Sterling RV’s and it’s definitely worth the stop by! We have lots going on down there including live broadcasting, as well as prize giveaways! Tune in to the shows this afternoon and you could win some awesome prizes! Also we have a little draw barrel down there where we are giving away an awesome Barbecue as well as a cooler, and a Gravity chair!

We’d love to meet you so feel free to stop by and say hi!

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