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Brit’s Picks Oct. 25 – Nov. 1

Brit’s Picks Oct. 25 – Nov. 1

Trick or Treat            Thurs. & Fri.

The Refinery

Get ready for a Spooktacular time as you and your little ones celebrate the season with Sylvia. The annual Halloween Howl is a great mid-day party for the preschool set. It’s  a chance to sing and dance along with your little ones and get them all excited for trick or treating. Costumes are encouraged and they’ll be plenty of treats to go around too. Tickets are $8 – $10

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The Thin Man/Vertigo Theatre
Nick and Nora will crack the case in The Thin Man on Persephone Theatre’s main stage. (Vertigo Theatre)

Who Done It?        Now – Nov. 7

Remai Arts Centre

Just in time for the season of spooky thrillers, The Thin Man is a co-production between Calgary’s Vertigo Theatre and Persephone. It’s an adaptation of a fictional detective novel by Dashiell Hammett. It centers around partners in crime Nick and Nora Charles as they try to search for inventor Clyde Wynant whose disappeared after his secretary was murdered. The who-done-it gets infinitely more complicated once the inventors extended family show up. There’s plenty of laughs to go along with the mystery. Tickets are $49 – $55 and Saturday matinees are $25.

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Captain Jack/ Wide Open Children's Theatre
Come along for an adventure with Captain Jack and all your favourite Wide Open puppets. (Facebook)

Children’s Adventure           Now – Sunday

The Refinery

The folks at Wide Open Children’s Theatre are at it again with a brand-new puppet show for families to enjoy together. Join Captain Jack as he searches the clouds for treasure. Captain Jack and the Beanstalk is 45 minutes and there’s lots of opportunities for your little ones to interact with the puppets and it’s for all ages. Tickets are $10 – $15.

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Timewarp Time           Wednesday

Broadway Theatre

It’s a tradition for many this time of year to get dressed up in your best gender bending attire and sing along with The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The story of a young couple stranded in a rain storm that end up finding shelter in a castle filled with all kinds of off-the-wall characters. This is one movie experience where props and audience participation are heartily encouraged. *Special note though, the Broadway Theatre does not allow rice, hotdogs or large water guns. There are two screenings to choose from. Tickets are around $19.

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Masquerade/ LOOP
A glamorous evening of music and masks at LOOP’s annual masquerade. (LOOP/Facebook)

Musical Mavens             Nov. 1

Saskatoon Club

It’s an evening of mystery, glamour and music and it’s a chance to support Saskatoon’s Little Opera On The Prairie. The annual masquerade is back for another year. This is an evening not just for opera fans. It’s a chance to try out the performances in a casual atmosphere with a cocktail and an appetizer or two. Tickets are $45

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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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