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Brit’s Picks March 16-23

Brit’s Picks March 16-23
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Green Party                 Friday

Capitol Music Club

If you’re looking for a big way to mark St. Patrick’s Day, there’s no bigger party band than Five Alarm Funk. Regulars to the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival will know that when this eight-piece group hits the stage, you’re in for a good time. Five Alarm Funk has just released a new album, its sixth called Sweat. Tip back a green beer and groove along. Saskatoon R&B artist Clara Lessa will open the show. Tickets are $17-$20.

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Mysterious Comedy         Fri. – Sun.

Brian King Centre, Warman

It’s a romp through the world of murder mystery, with a twist. The Scared Scriptless Players in Warman have been working hard to establish an arts scene in the bedroom community of Warman and they’re doing it this weekend with Bloody Murder. This is a Clue-like comedy where the characters are trying to figure out the murderer among them. This performance is in a dinner theatre format so you can make an afternoon or evening of it. Tickets are $30-$40.

*video provided by the Scared Scriptless Players

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Grimes Reimagined        Saturday

Village Guitar & Amp

It’s like two Canadian acts for the price of one. Montreal based band Plumes will be putting its own spin on the works of Vancouver electronic, pop artist Grimes. Many Visions is being hosted by the Ritornello Chamber Music Festival is meant to push the boundaries of our conventional music genres. Plumes gave 13 composers the chance to put their own stamp on Grimes’ music and will be performing the tracks live. The show will blend pop, classical and electronic music as Grimes’ Visions album is deconstructed on stage. Tickets are $15 at the door.

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Tea Time        Sunday

O’Brians Event Centre

 

Hard to believe it’s been 20 years! Though it may make you feel old to hear that Canadian band The Tea Party release its breakthrough album Transmission two decades ago, I hope you’ll be able to find comfort in the fact that the band is hitting the road again. To celebrate the milestone, The Tea Party is touring to celebrate its album which reached double platinum status and earned them a Juno nomination. Tickets are $35 – $50.

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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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