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Brit’s Picks April 11 – 18

Brit’s Picks April 11 – 18
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#consent                     Now – April 15 

Various Venues

It’s a look at responsible sexual behaviour and it’s a show being geared to teens. #consent was created by Sum Theatre in response to the ongoing discussion sparked by the #Me Too and #Time’s Up movements that have dominated headlines. The play is designed to look like a feed on Instagram and combines music, poetry, photos and memes to explore the topic of inappropriate sexual behaviour. This play is meant to spark discussion for teens and their families and give them the tools to understand. This show will be toured to high schools here in the city and there will also be public performances, all free to the public.

Click here for the full schedule.

 

Ritornello 2019            Fri. – Sun. 

Various Venues

It’s the little music festival that could. The Ritornello Chamber Music Festival is pushing into a new decade for its 11th annual celebration of classical music by adding new sounds to its lineup. Performances will include violinist Veronique Mathieu, the first David L. Kaplan Chair who will collaborate with artists like soprano Chelsea Mahan on Friday night. Saturday night New York’s Hypercube will take the stage for a show that includes saxophone, accordion, percussion and electric guitar. Sunday’s show will see many of the artists collaborate with each other in a celebration of duos. Tickets are $20 – $35 and weekend passes run between $55 – $85.

Check out this link to buy your tickets.

 

Saskatoon Children's Choir / Photo Provided
The Saskatoon Children’s Choir has performed all over the world. (Saskatoon Children’s Choir)

Saskatoon Children’s Choir        Friday 

Knox United Church

They are getting ready for a huge tour of Easter Canada this summer but before they go the Saskatoon Children’s Choir is staging a spring show called With Glowing Hearts. This choir, with over 130 members has a huge sound. The 7 – 17 year old’s will participate in Toronto’s Treble Festival this summer. They will also be performing in Prince Edward Island, Halifax and Truro Nova Scotia. Tickets are $15 – $30

For more information, follow this link.

 

Cranked                       Sat. & Sun. 

Broadway Theatre

Persephone Theatre is bringing a look at addiction and drug culture through a modern lens to the stage this weekend. Cranked is the story of Stan a.k.a. “definition” who’s hit rock bottom thanks to a meth habit. This show follows Stan as he tries to prepare for a rap battle sober. Through spoken word and hip hop the audience hears about the highs and lows that he’s experienced. Tickets are $18 – $20.

For full details follow this link.

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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