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Brit’s Picks June 16 – 23
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Thicker than Water / Brad Proudlove
Thicker than Water features the complicated relationships we all have with Mom. (Brad Proudlove)

 

Thicker than Water                                     June 16-26                       Studio 914

Are we all destined to become our mothers? The debate of nature over nurture is the centrepiece of Thicker than Water, a new production by Sum Theatre. Written by Heather Morrison, the story follows Laura who’s waiting by the phone for a call that could change her life. The show has been on tour in Saskatchewan with stops in Battleford, Moose Jaw & Regina and now it’s home in Saskatoon. Tickets are $19-$24

Ticket info here.

 

 

Buffy Sainte Marie / Paquin Entertainment Group
Artist Buffy Sainte-Marie will be doing double duty at MoSo this year as both a keynote speaker and performer. (Paquin Entertainment Group)

Get Yer’ MoSo Going                                Thurs. – Sat.                       Various Venues

It’s one-part communications conference, one-part music festival. MoSo is back for its sixth year. The lineup of speakers for the conference include Jesse Brown (Canadaland Fame) and Sam Sheffer (Social Media & Creative Producer, Mashable). The music festival bookings are equally impressive with headliners like Buffy Sainte Marie (also speaking), and Besnard Lakes. A pass for everything will cost you $250, Keynote Day $150 and a Music wristband is $60. Individual events range from $7-$23.

For more info and a full schedule go here.

 

 

Yogathon : Facebook
Ground Yoga is getting ready to take you through your poses this weekend. (Facebook)

Solstice Stretch                       June 21                                    Rotary Park

The longest day of the year is coming up and the folks at Ground Yoga want us to celebrate by treating our bodies to a little yoga. Yogathon is a family friendly event that’s completely free in the park. There will be live music and a variety of teachers will lead everyone through the poses. You can find out more information here.

 

 

National Aboriginal Day / Facebook
Victoria Park will be home to music, food and family on National Aboriginal Day. (Facebook)

Cultural Tribute & Ceremony             June 21 & 22               Victoria Park

2015/2016 has been declared a Year of Reconciliation in Saskatoon and to celebrate the Office of the Treaty Commissioner has a two-day party planned. On the 21st the focus is celebrating aboriginal tradition there will be a pipe ceremony, grand entry and entertainment on the main stage. On the 22nd, the party will be centred around a message of reconciliation including a public art installation with a message of moving forward together.  Both days are for the whole family and admission is free.

More details here.

Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.

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