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Brit’s Picks May 23 – 30

Brit’s Picks May 23 – 30
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Joy of Vox: “Then & Now”                 Thurs. & Fri. 

Cathedral of the Holy Family

It’s springtime in Saskatoon and that means time for fresh music from one of our city’s largest choirs. Joy of Vox is a 200-member group of people from all walks of life who just love to sing together. This year’s show boasts pop hits from right across the decades. Bohemian Rhapsody, Africa, Dream a Little Dream and even the Log Driver’s Waltz, you’ll hear them all in one amazing show. Tickets are $17.50.

Click here for ticket details.

 

DoyleFest Fundraiser                Thurs. 

Capitol Music Club

It started as a birthday party evolved into a festival and now banjo player extraordinaire Eliza Mary Doyle is turning DoyleFest into a non-profit organization that will help kids in our province. Doyle spent part of her winter this year as an artist in residence in Stanley Mission and quickly discovered the need for a regular music program for the students. The money raised will help supply instruments and teachers to its students. To kick off her campaign, Doyle is staging a benefit concert with her musical friends Thursday at the Capitol Music Club. Tickets are $10.

For more information follow this link.

 

Top of the Hops                      Fri. & Sat. 

Prairieland Park

If you’re looking for a perfect summer brew, you’re not going to want to miss the Kinsmen Top of the Hops grapes and Grains Festival. This is a party full of food, beer, wine and spirits from right around the world. The event features musical performances by the Harreson James Band and Lisa Moen. All the proceeds from Top of the Hops goes to several local charities. Tickets are $25 – $30 bring cash for tokens to the food and beverage booths.

For all the details, click here.

 

The Saskatoon Symphony Chorus will bring some of the most celebrated Baroque hits to the stage with the SSO. (Julie Isaac Photography)

Great Baroque Choruses                    Sat. 

Knox United Church

The final show of the 2018/2020 season for the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra marks a celebration of grand choral works. The orchestra is teaming up with the Saskatoon Symphony Chorus to perform some of the most beloved pieces like Jesu, Ave Verum Corpus and Joy of Man’s Desiring. Tickets are $38 – $45.

For all the details click this link.

 

Wizard of Oz Sing-Along             Sunday

The Roxy Theatre

I don’t know many young girls who didn’t at one time or another click their heels together and declare, “There’s no place like home.” The Wizard of Oz turns 80 this year and to celebrate the iconic film, The Roxy Theatre is hosting a special sing-along screening. There will be a costume contest and fun with special props for the audience. Tickets are $10 – $15.

To follow the yellow brick road 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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