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Welcome to Tourism Regina’s new ‘Hang with the Locals’ blog space! Bookmark this page so you can read posts shared by locals who will contribute stories about what they love to do in Regina, their favourite city hotspots, cool events, contests and more.

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6 Things you didn’t know about the Globe Theatre

Posted by Patti Haus on February 16, 2017

The Globe Theatre in Regina is one of the most popular arts venues in the city. With more than 60,000 patrons attending events each year, I thought it would be fun to find…

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Hottest Holiday Tickets in Town

Posted by Ashlyn George on November 3, 2016

The pumpkins are gone, the frost is here, and there is a jolly vibe throughout the city as everyone prepares for winter holidays in the coming weeks. There is a lot to see,…

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50 IDEAS FOR SUMMER FAMILY FUN

Posted by Cheryl Kirkness on July 21, 2016

We’re a few weeks into the summer break from school and it’s great to see the local parks filled with happy kids. Whether you’re coming to Regina for a family vacation or enjoying…

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Dinner and a Show: Siam and Romeo and Juliet

Posted by Sabrina Cataldo on April 21, 2016

Photos by Chad Mario In our latest installment of Dinner and a Show, we check out Siam, a Thai restaurant located downtown (1946 Hamilton Street), and the Globe Theatre’s main stage production of…

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Dinner and a Show: Flip and The Secret Mask

Posted by Sabrina Cataldo on March 10, 2016

What’s better on a date night than dinner and a show? A local meal and a live theatre production, of course. My partner and I decided to partake in both last week, with…

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A wellspring of creativity in Cathedral

Posted by Sabrina Cataldo on February 18, 2016

By far, my favourite place to go to see a show in Regina is The Artesian on 13th, located on the corner of 13th Avenue and Angus Street in the Cathedral neighbourhood. There…

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The Return of the Capitol

Posted by Kenton de Jong on September 3, 2015

The year was 1921, and Regina was booming. With the Great War behind it, its population had quadrupled and was leading the province into an era of unprecedented growth. This influx of people…

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Your Guide to Fringe Fun!

Posted by Sabrina Cataldo on July 2, 2015

I look forward to mid-July each year, not because of the lack of snow (though that’s really great), but because it’s fringe time in Regina! The Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival takes place…

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Ashlyn George

Ashlyn George

With opportunities like flying in military jets with the Royal Canadian Air Force to driving her own dog sled team, no adventure is too crazy for travel writer and global explorer Ashlyn George, a supposed-to-be high school teacher. Having visited more than 50 countries on six continents Ashlyn also has a passion for her home province, most notably spending 2015 as the official online personality and travel blogger for Saskatchewan as the Saskatchewanderer. Follow Ashlyn’s global adventures at The Lost Girl’s Guide to Finding the World and on Instagram @thelostgirlsguide.

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Cheryl Kirkness

Cheryl Kirkness is a local freelance writer and the owner of the popular party-planning blog Moms & Munchkins. On her blog, she writes about fun party ideas for kids, delicious recipes, ideas for family fun, family travel and more. You'll also find Cheryl as a regular contributor to Pink Magazine, Calgary's Child Magazine and as a party stylist for Birthday In A Box. She enjoys family adventures with her son and husband both local and through travel in Canada and the US. Follow Cheryl on her blog www.MomsAndMunchkins.ca.

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Jenn Smith Nelson

Jenn Smith Nelson is a local freelance travel writer and photographer who contributes to a number of online and print publications from Westworld Saskatchewan and the National Post to Vacay.ca, Prairies North, Pink magazine and more. She loves exploring her own backyard especially with her kids in tow, and her travel stories range from family travel and girl’s getaways to adventure based experiences across Canada. You can also catch Jenn on CBC Saskatchewan where she a travel columnist. Follow Jenn's travels at travelandhappiness.com

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Kenton de Jong

Kenton de Jong

Kenton de Jong is a local blogger who has traveled to over a dozen countries spanning three continents. His love for travel began in 2010 when he attended the NEXT Generations Leaders Forum in Kingston, Ontario, where he met delegates from all over the world. Here, he also won the collective international Global Vision Award for the group's ideas towards housing and transportation of people in the "megacities" of tomorrow. You can follow his travels on his website kentondejong.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kentondejongtravel.

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Patti Haus

Patti Haus is a Regina area blogger and amateur photographer who loves sharing her fondness for Regina people, places and events to anyone who will listen. She enjoys traveling with her husband and two kids. As the creative mind behind her blog, I Heart Regina, she posts about her experiences in Regina and Saskatchewan. You can follow here blog at www.iheartreginask.com.

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Sabrina Cataldo

Sabrina Cataldo

Sabrina Cataldo is an award-winning writer and communications consultant with a love of Regina’s arts and culture scene. She is the volunteer social media coordinator for the Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival and sings in various productions with Regina Lyric Musical Theatre and the choir Swing N Soul. She is in awe of the number of arts activities going on in any given weekend in the city and does her best to attend as many as possible. You can find her on Twitter @sabrina_cataldo.

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Taron Cochrane

Taron Cochrane is a strong and recognizable advocate for the local music industry. From more than 100 appearances on national news and local media (in print and on radio/TV) to his time as the Creative Marketing & Promotions Manager for the Regina Symphony and his social media work with a variety of groups, he continues to showcase what can be achieved through passion, motivation, and community involvement. Taron also works as a freelance writer for the Regina Leader-Post, is a highly sought after province wide public speaker and is currently serving his third term as a director on the SaskMusic board. Named a member of the “CBC Future 40,” Taron is also well known for his social media expertise, and has been recognized for the ‘2nd Best Twitter feed’ in Regina by Prairie Dog Magazine in 2013 & 2014 and as the ‘4th Best Facebook Friend’ in 2014.

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