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Brit’s Picks Nov. 2 – 9

Brit’s Picks Nov. 2 – 9
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Canadian Classic Returns         Thursday

Dakota Dunes Casino

There’s a handful of bands on the Canadian scene that helped define rock and roll and Chilliwack is definitely among them. The Classic Canadian rockers have been around for nearly five decades and they are still going strong. Chilliwack will hit the stage to play all the hits including Whatcha Gonna Do, Fly At Night and My Girl (gone gone gone). Get ready to rock and bring the kids, as long as their 19 and older. Tickets are $35.

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Just For Laughs        Thurs. & Fri.

Broadway Theatre

He’s a star of stage and screen and in this country he’s one of the most highly regarded stand-up comedians. Ron James is back in business with a brand new comedy tour called Ron James… Full Throttle. James is known as one of the more clean cut comedians out there but his observations about the world and current events are side splitting. There are two chances to see the Nova Scotia native in action this weekend. Tickets are $50.

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Days By The Radio premiered in 1999. (Dancing Sky Theatre)

Anniversary  Roast        Saturday

Dancing Sky Theatre – Meacham

It’s Saskatchewan’s little theatre that could. I’m sure when Angus and Louisa Ferguson founded Dancing Sky Theatre 20 years ago, they could’ve never envisioned it would still be going strong after two decades. The theatre’s long and storied success has included 38 world premieres of prairie productions (how’s that for alliteration?). To celebrate this milestone, Dancing Sky is welcoming audience members, actors, playwrights and former staff to the theatre for a gala. This will be an evening full of music, readings and a roast of local artists as they toast the accomplishment. Tickets are $15 for just the show, $100 for the supper and performance.

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Saskatoon Family Expo / Facebook
A tradeshow and playdate all rolled into one at the Saskatoon Family Expo. (Facebook)

Family Fun Time           Saturday

Prairieland Park

If you’re new to the parenting game or old hat, there just may be a few things you can learn at the Saskatoon Family Expo. This event is geared towards young families so not only does it include exhibitors marketing their services and wares but there’s also a complete lineup of entertainment for the little ones. Your children can enjoy bouncy castles, face painting, have a hula lesson from Moana and meet their favourite superheros. Don’t miss the musical playdate with Franklin the Turtle. Tickets are $5 for kids and $12 for adults.

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TheatreOne 2017 / Scared Scriptless Players
The Scared Scriptless Players are just one of the troupes performing at TheatreOne 2017 this year. (Scared Scriptless Players)

Neighbours On Stage          Nov. 9 – 11

Brian King Centre – Warman

It’s Community Theatre Week next week in the province and to celebrate Theatre Saskatchewan is throwing its one-act festival. Proud To Be… TheatreOne 2017 is a showcase of community theatre groups from across Saskatchewan. These groups are people who’ve decided after they clock out from their day jobs, to pursue their love of drama and the arts. This festival is three days jam packed with performances and then every night there’s an after party and your show ticket will get you in. Single tickets are $15 and you can nab a weekend pass for $35.

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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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