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Brit’s Picks Oct. 12 – 19

Brit’s Picks Oct. 12 – 19
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DominionPoster / Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin TheatreGordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre will premiere Andrea Ledding’s new play Dominion. (Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre)

Who Has Dominion?        Thurs. – Oct. 22

Studio 914

It’s a story of power, rules and the struggle to belong and it serves up a strong examination of how we live here in Canada. Dominion is the first play by poet Andrea Ledding and Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre is bringing it to the stage for its world premiere. The story follows two couples Jack and Marie-Phillippe who’ve just moved into a new home. Tatawaw and Nimitaw are the previous owners and are locked in the bathroom. Through their story, the audience is able to examine the history of Canada and the reserve system. The play is a great mix of the serious and the ridiculous and it all ends with the question of reconciliation. Tickets are $15-$20.

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Children's Discovery Museum
Dress up for a little spooky and a lot more kooky fun at The Children’s Discovery Museum. (museumforkids.sk.ca)

Spook-tacular Time        Friday

Children’s Discovery Museum

Friday the 13th can be a little haunting but there’s still plenty of fun to be had with the little ones at the Children’s Discovery Museum at Market Mall. There will be a mummy wrap station and a chance to paint a face on pumpkins. This event also comes with a warning, “Watch out, or you may get slimed!”. This is the perfect event to try out that Halloween costume and start getting into the spirit! Admission is $3.75, infants are free. The fun runs from 10:00a.m. until 3:00p.m.

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Icon Remembered       Saturday

TCU Place

It’s a chance to remember Ziggy Stardust through his music. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is partnering with the vocalists from Jeans ‘n Classics to present Stardust – The Music of Bowie this weekend.  The musicians will take you on a trip through the music pioneer’s catalogue from Space Oddity to Ashes to Ashes, you’ll hear the songs that made this man a hero to so many. This show is a great night of pop classics and a fantastic way for someone new to try out a SSO show. Tickets are $53 – $73.

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Emotional Rollercoaster          Oct. 18 – Nov. 1

Persephone Theatre

Persephone Theatre opens its mainstage season with a world premiere of a new play. Quick Bright Things is the story of Nick a father who’s bringing his son, Gerome home to meet his birth mother. Gerome and everyone around him is still trying to figure out how to deal with his schizophrenia diagnosis. This is a story about family and mental illness. Tickets start at $23.

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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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