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Brit’s Picks June 1 – 8

Brit’s Picks June 1 – 8
Pippin / Michelle Berg
SASKATOON, SK – May 22, 2017 – Trevor Wingerter, Sean Brandt and Annika Tupper stand for a photo during the play rehearsal of Pippin by Fireside Singers in Saskatoon on May 22, 2017. (Michelle Berg / Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

Mega Musical         Thurs. & Fri.

TCU Place

Stephen Schwartz’s Tony award winning musical is being brought to the Saskatoon stage by the Fireside Singers. Pippin is the story of a troupe of touring actors who set out to perform a musical about a young man, Pippin, trying to find his place in the world. This show boasts a huge cast that will sing, dance and even perform a few circus tricks along the way. This is a great show for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $34-$38.

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Child’s Play            Sat. – Tues.

Kinsmen Park

It’s a chance for both the kid and the kid at heart to cut loose and enjoy music, theatre and games. The PotashCorp Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan is back and better than ever in a new location, Kinsmen Park.  It all kicks off Saturday morning with onsite activities don’t miss the rock and roll circus act Les Parfait Inconnus on the Blue Sky Stage at 11:00a.m.

Sunday will be a highlight for many of us adults as one of our childhood heroes, Fred Penner will take the stage. This is a guaranteed singalong as so many of us remember Fred Penner’s Place and his hits The Cat Came Back and Sandwiches. Penner performs on the Blue Sky Stage Sunday at 4:30p.m.

There truly is so much to do on site, theatre groups like Wide Open Children’s Theatre will perform its crowd pleaser Munsch Mania!, there will be hip hop hoop dancing, music by Donny Parenteau and so much more. There will be face painting, the giant Lego build is back, you can get active in the Push 2 Play area and try your hand at cultural games at the Childhood Around The World station. Tickets are $10 and that gets you in to experience it all, including the main stage shows.

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Power Couple           Sunday

SaskTel Centre

They’ve been together for 20 years in life an in music. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have recorded many award winning duets together as well as having incredibly successful solo careers. The couple has teamed up once again for the 10th anniversary of their Soul2Soul Tour. The 65 city tour stops in Saskatoon this weekend. Tickets are still available and cost between $88 – $148.

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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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