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Brit’s Picks Dec. 12 – 20

Brit’s Picks Dec. 12 – 20
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Christmas Choir          Tonight – Fri.

Cathedral of the Holy Family

Saskatoon’s largest choir is at it again with a show full of holiday favourites. Joy of Vox is a community choir that performs music from the last 70 years. This is a chance to see your friends and neighbours on stage singing their hearts out. The group is directed by Streetnix alumnus B.J. Harris. This show is a great one for the whole family. Tickets are $17.50 and they are going fast.

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Pitter Patter           Thursday

TCU Place

It’s a look at rural life and all characters that live in a small town. Letterkenny has a huge and faithful following of TV viewers and now you can see the show live. Wayne, Daryl, Katy and even Squirrelly Dan will be on stage in front of you so you know it’s going to be good. This is a performance full of favourite sketches, stand-up and videos from the show. See the stars live. Tickets are $35 – $75

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Spencer McKnight takes the stage with other guest soloists in the SSO’s double bill of Handel’s Messiah. (Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra)

105 Year Tradition          Fri. & Sat.

Knox United Church

It’s one of the most played pieces of music around the globe especially at Christmas time. This year marks the 105th time Handel’s Messiah been performed and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is doing it not once, but twice. On the Friday night performance, the professionals will take centre stage with soloists including Spencer McKnight, Lisa Hornung, Allison Walmsley and Adam Harris. They will be backed by the Saskatoon Symphony Chorus and the SSO musicians. On Saturday, it’s time for the audience to get in on the action with an afternoon sing-along. The sheet music is provided and you are invited to raise your voice along with the professionals. Tickets for Friday are $50, Saturday they are $20 – $30.

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Party Band           Friday

The Bassment

They are a local favourite when it comes to having a good time. The Whiskey Jerks are hitting the stage this weekend for a party that’s sure to have the Bassment rocking. The band blends country, klezmer, roots and punk into what they call an “honest prairie sound.” Tickets for the show are $18 – $23.

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Let your kids in on the action as they help Jerimiah find the Christmas spirit over the next two weekends. (wideopen.ca)

Kids’ Christmas            Sat. – Dec. 23

The Refinery

With so much to do during the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about having fun together as a family. Luckily, Wide Open Children’s Theatre has come to the rescue with its fabulous team of puppets. A Wide Open Christmas is a show that follows Jeremiah, a little boy who’s lost his Christmas spirit.  He has some good friends to help him out though as Kate, Jimmy and even Santa are there to help him out. This is a great show for all ages. Ticket are $10 – $15.

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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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