The Regina Glockenspiel

Listen on the SaskScapes website The Glockenspiel at Regina’s City Square Plaza is playing again! The Glockenspiel stood in Victoria Park from 1986 to 2010, was removed during constructions, restored, then re-installed in 2020. Join Kevin Power in conversation with his guest Alvin Knoll as they recount the history of…

Interview with Barbara Stehwien

Listen on the SaskScapes website “He leaves behind an illustrated life” – Host Kevin Power is joined by Barbara Stehwien to talk about the legacy of Fritz Stehwien. Fritz (Barbara’s father) was a German-Canadian artist who painted and sketched an estimated 10,000 works in his lifetime. Since his passing in…

Interview with artist Waltraude Stehwien

Listen on the SaskScapes website Waltraude Stehwien’s artistic sensibilities run so deep it is as if they form the very makeup of her DNA. Her earliest inspiration was her father who was a visionary and a well-respected puppeteer in Germany. Waltraude wanted nothing more than to follow in his footsteps…

Northern Saskatchewan Adventures with Miriam Körner

Kevin Power is joined by award-winning author Miriam Körner to discuss the adventure that brought her to northern Saskatchewan, far from her birth country, Germany. Miriam’s adventurous spirit, her connection with the land, her love of sled dog races, and her connection with the Inuit, Indigenous, and Métis peoples.

Family food traditions with Amy Jo Ehman

Kevin Power speaks with author and “foodie extraordinaire” Amy Jo Ehman about her heritage background, about all of the nostalgia and knowledge of growing up on the farm, her lifestyle and culinary skills which reflect that!  The historical component of this conversation picks up on the discussion with Mervin Weiss in…

German Roots-Russian Branches with Merv Weiss

Kevin Power speaks with Merv Weiss who began researching his family roots in 2000. Since then, his research into the history of Germans from Russia has become a passion project. One of his great joys is sharing the story of his family, and this time in history.

German Holiday Traditions with Three Guests

Enjoy the conversation with three guests who share some of the German traditions passed down through generations. The traditions of Advent, Erntedankfest (Thanksgiving), the Christkindl market, the story of St. Nikolaus, and their own personal holiday memories.