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Brit’s Picks July 14 – 21, 2016

Brit’s Picks July 14 – 21, 2016
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Taste of SK / Gord MacAuley
Taste of Saskatchewan is chance to eat your way through Saskatoon’s restaurant scene. (Gord MacAuley)

Munchies & Music           Now- Sunday        Kiwanis Park

Rev up your tastebuds cause they’re about to get a workout. Taste of Saskatchewan is back for another year of food and fun. This year 30 of Saskatoon’s restaurants will be serving specialities like bacon wrapped jalepenos, schnitzel and deep fried Mars bars. Maybe you’ll wanna take a walk on the wild side with a chocolate dipped bacon wand or wild caught alligator on rice. This event is not just about food. It’s also a great chance to see some local bands like Fear of Knowing and the Harreson James Band. Don’t miss the chance to pick up a few culinary tips at the Chef’s Series and competition. It runs all day until Sunday.

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Funk-ified           Friday       Capitol Music Club

They are a favourite here in Saskatoon and they are sure to sell out. Five Alarm Funk has played the bar and festival scene across Canada for more than a decade. This is a powerful, nine piece party band that brings a crowd to its feet. They’ve got rock and roll, funk and punk all wrapped up into a sweaty night of dancing. Tickets are $15

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Sask Express / Facebook
Some members of the Elf Jr. cast getting into the holiday spirit in July. (Facebook)

Budding Stars              Fri. – Sun.         The Refinery

It’s a chance to see the next generation of Saskatchewan stars. Saskatchewan Express has a summer training camp for aspiring triple threats. The best part about this camp is when it’s all over, the public is invited to a professional performance. See these campers as they perform Elf The Musical. This is a perfect performance to take the whole family to. Cheer on these young people as they sing, dance and act. Tickets are $10 the group is also collecting non-perishable food items for the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre.

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Spirited Performers         July 21      TCU Place

They’ve shot up the music charts with the single Spirits and now it’s your chance to see The Strumbellas live in our city. The Canadian group has been hard to define as they blend folk, pop and bluegrass together into a completely unique sound. It’s uplifting and inspired music. The Strumbellas have a new album out called Hope and the group is out on tour in support of it. Catch them at TCU Place, tickets are $27.50

More information 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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