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Brit’s Picks Oct. 26 – Nov. 2

Brit’s Picks Oct. 26 – Nov. 2

Rocker Returns      Friday

Capitol Music Club

We’ve watched her grow up and cut her teeth on the Blues. Now Megan Lane is firmly entrenched in the hallowed halls of Canadian rock and she’s back in town for a show. It’s your chance to watch the hometown girl in action. Lane will be playing tunes from her latest album Sounding the Animal which was produced by Hawksley Workman. Apollo Suns and Lindsey Walker will be the opening acts. Tickets are $10.

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East - Wide Open 2
Wide Open Children’s Theatre’s fan favourite East returns this weekend. (Wide Open Children’s Theatre)

Puppetry Perfection          Sat. & Sun.

The Refinery

Wide Open Children’s Theatre is bringing back it’s hugely successful puppet show East. The performance sold out when it first hit the stage in 2004. The story follows Trey who travels across Saskatchewan to find his long-lost circus family. This is a show full of all the audience participation you’ve come to expect from Wide Open. Along the way they’ll meet a robot, the bearded lady and a strong man. Tickets are $10 – $15 and babies are free.

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East Comes West        Sunday

The Bassment

She hails from East Coast music royalty and Mairi Rankin is keeping her family’s traditions alive. Rankin is out on the road for this celebration of Cape Breton music she was raised on and she’s doing it with fellow musician Mac Morin. Morin is an accomplished pianist and step dancer in his own right and this is sure to be an uplifting evening of music. Tickets are $20 – $25.

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The Last Sunday (Sept. 24, 2017)
Sum Theatre is tackling some of the month’s biggest headlines through theatre, music and hot seat interviews this weekend. (Sum Theatre Corp.)

Topical Theatre         Sunday

Secret Location

Buckle up for a show that’s as new and fresh as artists get as Sum Theatre celebrates The Last Sunday. Audiences meet at 7:30 p.m. on the corner of Broadway Ave. and 11th Street in the heart of Nutana for a theatre experience like no other. You will be taken to a secret location where playwrights, musicians and local celebrities will respond to today’s hottest headlines through their art. This event is free to the public.

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Halloween Howl/ Sylvia Chave
Costumes and singing at the top of your lungs are all encouraged at Sylvia Chave’s Halloween Howl. (Sylvia Chave)

Trick Or Treat Tunes       Mon. & Tues.

The Refinery

If you’re looking to bust out the costume early, children’s performer Sylvia Chave has the event for you. Chave is putting on her Halloween Howl with four shows before your little ones hit the streets. These shows are all about sharing the love of music with your little ones so get ready to dance and sing along. There are 10:30 a.m. shows both days then Monday there’s an evening show at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday there’s a matinee at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 – $10.

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Fact to Fiction           Wednesday

McNally Robinson Booksellers

She’s been getting rave reviews from readers and now is your chance to meet Joanne Paulson and find out what all the fuss is about. Paulson, a long-time Saskatoon journalist has released her first work of fiction. It’s a part romance, part mystery novel called Adam’s Witness. This book is a perfect Fall read and locals will love recognizing many of the places in this Saskatoon-based novel. Hear it from the author herself. This event is free.

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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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