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MC Mandy Pravda SaskTel Jazz Festival

MC and Stage Manager for Jann Arden during the 2019 SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, along with other artists over the year such as Tom Cochrane, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Brett Kissel, The Julian Taylor Band, Walk off the Earth, Wand, Cherry Glazerr, Romi Mayes, Royal Wood, Makaya McCraven, and more. Mane Productions guiding principles is helping hands make out community vibrant. Volunteering as TD main Stage MC and Stage Manager for the SaskTel Jazz Festival since 2012, it is event of the year Mandy looks most forward to and able to put her skills to a non profit organization that really impacts the Saskatchewan Music community.

For ten days each summer, the city of Saskatoon bursts into song as the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival plays host to hundreds of world class artists. Over 80,000 hungry music fans devour the sounds of jazz, blues, funk, pop, and world music each year, with a program that spans as many genres as it does continents.

The first festival took place in Saskatoon during the summer of 1987. Today it has become the second largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, and since 2009 has been named Best Festival in Planet S Magazine Best of Saskatoon reader’s poll.

Guest Services Crew Ness Creek Music Festival

Camp out at this magical summer music festival! Ness Creek Music Festival offers incredible live music from Saskatchewan, across Canada and around the world. Join over 4,000 people in the forests of Northern Saskatchewan, be part of a tent-city community and enjoy indie, roots & folk music from across the globe and close to home, along with over 100 environmental, artistic and cultural activities woven through our many festival venues.

Deticated to giving back Mane Productions volunteers for many non profits year round. Coordinator of Guest Services "Birdhouse" from 2013-2019 (volunteer since 2007).

Fall Afternoon Games

Are you a nature, music and community lover? Spend your September Long weekend harkening back to the high days of summer and the old days of Ness at BackwardsNess.

An afternoon of games and activities is followed by an evening of live music and dancing held ON the Ness Creek Main Stage, you guessed it- BACKWARDS!! Come early for games, stay late for the music! Almost as old as Ness Creek Music Festival itself, this small intimate end of the summer festival is a staple event on site.

Starting in 2016, to put a new spin on the event Mane Productions has been Festival Director working to increase the elements of the event.

Aurora Stage with Rumpus

Electric Sky Music & Arts Festival is an inclusive electronic music festival in the Boreal forests of Big River, Saskatchewan, Canada. It features workshops, music and art for 3 days in August with friends, family, and nature. Mane Productions is a volunteer Front Gate Crew Coordinator, and Golf Cart Services extraordinaire!

The beauty of the Northern forests in Saskatchewan are a key part of what makes Electric Sky amazing. The site is located near Big River overlooking 20km's of trails in the Boreal forest winding through Ness Creek.

We welcome you to join us on our first gathering in the new year where we will put our roots down for years to come. Come dance under the Electric Sky.

2018 Nutrien Children's Festival Site Crew

Logistic and Marketing Director since 2015, Mane Productions is passionate for "building the village" for our youth to learn, play and explore. This 4 day event attract international children's entertainers and world class theater performances.

The Children’s Festival is an arts-based Festival where our children play and learn! We are excited to host our 31st annual Children’s Festival in, Kinsmen Park. The Children’s Festival is Saskatoon’s first major summer festival, and the festival introduces hundreds of young children each year to cultural events and dynamic public spaces created just for them

WinterShines Igloo and Yoga Jam

Grant writing can be rewarding in more ways than one, including receiving funding to order a large inflatable igloo! The winter celebration of Saskatoon in January has over 140+ activities over 10 days. Working under On Purpose Leadership, manager of Saskatoon Wintershines Festival 2014-2016.

Saskatoon Fire Works Show

Working under On Purpose Leadership, manager of Saskatoon Fireworks Festival 2014-2016. International firework design to choreographed music, this event is a September Long Weekend city favourite.

SDN Pride Volunteer Board

Saskatoon Diversity Network PRIDE Festival and Parade Board Member for 2012-2015. Programming, marketing, sponsorship, there wasn't an area Mane Productions did not have a hand in planning, a true community collaboration.

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