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Brit’s Picks Oct. 11 – 18

Brit’s Picks Oct. 11 – 18

CanCon Royalty           Thursday

The Bassment

When you’re on the East Coast of Canada, his name is royalty. Jimmy Rankin wrote many of the classics the Rankin Family became known for like North Country and Fare Thee Well Love. Jimmy Rankin has just moved back to Nova Scotia and his new album is all about that homecoming. You can see him live at The Bassment. Tickets are $33 – $43

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Smokin’ dope and taking names… for space travel. The Saskatoon Soaps are back for a fun night of improve this weekend. (Instagram)

Up In Smoke          Friday

Broadway Theatre

The Saskatoon Soaps are back on stage with an evening of fly by the seat of your pants theatre. This month the improv comedy troupe is taking on the legalization of marijuana the same day as they launch a new space program. The show’s called How High the Moon and tickets are $12.

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Local Premiere          Friday

Roxy Theatre

Saskatchewan’s film industry has taken a huge hit over the last decade but despite those troubles, there are still people here pushing through to create locally made movies. The Big Gust! Is a brand new feature length film from the Dynamic Video Imaging Corporation. It’s the story of a grief stricken young woman show’s haunted by a mysterious presence. She’s hurtled into a world of anxiety and paranoia as she struggles to deal with her friend’s death. The screening is a one-night-only event and tickets are $12.

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Country Gentleman            Fri. & Sat.

Coors Event Centre

He’s taken a page from some of the greats in country music and made his sound, his own. Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Hank Williams have all helped form the kind of artist Swift Current’s own Colter Wall has become. Songs of the Plains is his latest album and it’s just been released to rave reviews. Steve Earle called Wall the best singer/songwriter he’s seen in 20 years. Wall is out on the road promoting his new work and he’s got a pair of stops in Saskatoon this weekend. Tickets are $29.50.

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A Lot To Live For         Now – Oct. 14

The Refinery

What do we have to be grateful for and how can that gratitude pull us out of the dumps? Every Brilliant Thing is a story of memories, mental health and family dynamics and it’s on now at the Refinery. This is the first show of the Live Five Independent Theatre Season and it’s starring Saskatoon’s own Jenna-Lee Hyde. This is a perfect evening out for you and the adults in your life this Thanksgiving weekend. Tickets are $22 – $25

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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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