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Brit’s Picks Nov. 8 – 15

Brit’s Picks Nov. 8 – 15
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Groovy Locals          Friday

Coors Event Centre

You’ve seen Saskatoon party band Bombargo on stage at the Jazz Festival several years running. The group has opened for acts like Joel Plaskett and Michael Franti. These guys put on a great live show and always have the crowd groovin’ along with them. It’s R&B, pop and rock all fused together. Tickets are $20 – $25.

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We Will Remember          Saturday

TCU Place

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is marking the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice with a show that honours composers who’ve lived through war. Included in the show are works from Maruice Ravel, Frederic Delius and Edward Elgar, composers who lived through WWI And responded to it with their work. Guest cellist Stéphane Tétreault will be sitting in with the SSO for Elgar’s Cello Concerto in e minor Op. 85. Tickets are going quickly and run $34 – $73.

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Unbreakable Work        Fri. – Jan. 5

Sask. Craft Council Gallery

From the tiny town of Meacham comes a powerhouse in visual art. Contemporary glass artist Louisa Ferguson has had her creations featured all over the world. Most recently, one of her pieces was selected as part of the Toyama International Glass Exhibition in Japan. Ferguson will showcase her latest creations at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery in a show called Passages which is a collaboration with ceramist Paula Cooley. Admission to the gallery is free and the opening reception on Friday night is open to the public.

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Rocker Returns             Monday

Coors Event Centre

He came out of the Bud’s on Broadway school of blues as a prodigy and since then Saskatoon’s Jordan Cook has been touring the world as a blues/rock act Reignwolf. A few years ago, Rolling Stone named him one of the 10 new artists you need to know. This is a guy who knows how to make his guitar sing. He’s been on a North American tour and finally his show is coming home. Look for locals in his band like S.J. Kardash. This is going to be an amazing show. Canadian rock band Crown Lands will open the show. Tickets are $22.50.

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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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