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Brit’s Picks Dec. 22 – 29

Brit’s Picks Dec. 22 – 29
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Join Santa, Frosty and a whole cast full of characters in A Wide Open Christmas. (wideopen.ca)

Christmas for the Kids        Dec. 22 & 23

The Refinery

School’s out and now it’s time to get Christmas into full swing and what better way to do it than singing along with your kids and a few puppets. A Wide Open Christmas is a puppet performance in a variety show setting. There will be guest appearances by favorite Wide Open characters like Pete and Kate the Great as well as celebrities like Rudolph. The show is 45mins long and there are a variety of daytime performances to choose from so you should be able to work around naptime. Tickets are $10 – $15.

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Fiddler’s Homecoming       Thursday

The Bassment

He’s been out in Toronto for a while but world class fiddler Karrnnel Sawitsky is home for the holidays. He’s visiting his loved ones and has a treat in store for the hometown crowd. You can see Karrnnel live playing his hits and some holiday favourites. Tickets are $17 – $22.

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Hippies Celebrate          Dec. 26

The Capitol

Boxing Day can be a time to chill out with a little locally made music. Parab Poet & The Hip Hop Hippies began in 2013 and quickly became a fixture on our music scene. This year the group cut its first self- titled album and I’m sure you’ve seen this video pop up on your Facebook feed for the single Just Breath. It should be a great evening to kick back and relax. Tickets are $15 – $20.

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Musical Tribute           Dec. 26

Amigos Cantina

It’s a day to remember a man that worked tirelessly to support our local music scene. Derek Bachman died 2 years ago. He was SaskMusic’s Executive Director and he put bands like Slow Down Molasses into an international touring sphere. Now local musicians are giving back by creating the Derek Bachman Foundation to raise money to support Sask musicians touring abroad. This will also be the launch of 2016 In Tune, a compilation of Saskatchewan music in 2016. Tickets are $10.

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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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