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Brit’s Picks Oct. 21 – 31

Brit’s Picks Oct. 21 – 31
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My Little Plastic Jesus

Now – Sunday

Various Venues

Burnt Thicket Theatre is taking the independent theatre and turning it on its head. The company has taken live theatre and combined it with the house concert model touring living rooms of willing audiences right across Saskatoon. The show is based on actor & creator Tom Bratton’s early life growing up in an evangelical household. Tickets are $20 and since the venue is constantly changing, you’re going to want to head to the website to find out more.

Here is the link.

 

The Dead South 

Friday

TCU Place

They may hail from Regina but The Dead South is a folk-bluegrass band of the world. The band is headed out on the Served Cold tour in support of its latest album Sugar & Joy. The Dead South has been steadily picking up steam with each new release hitting the Billboard Bluegrass chart as well as holding fast on iTunes. The Dead South took home a Juno last year and was named Group of the Year at the Canadian Independent Music Awards this year. Tickets are $25 – $35

Click here to get your tickets.

Get that costume out early and win some prizes with the kids at Boo at the Zoo. (Facebook)

Boo at the Zoo 

Sunday

Forestry Farm

It’s a chance to get into the Halloween spirit and break in the new costume. The Saskatoon Forestry Farm is hosting an afternoon perfect for the family. There will be games, a haunted tunnel, magic show and a chance to meet some of the animals at the zoo. Admission is a donation. All money raised goes to the Nutrien Children’s Festival Community Outreach program that provides festival tickets to families in need.

Follow this link for more spooky fun.

 

A group of 8th grade students prepare for the end of the world in this world premiere. (Persephone Theatre)

WROL (Without Rule of Law) 

Wed. – Nov. 13

Persephone Theatre

How would you prepare for the end of the world? A world premiere of Michaela Jeffery’s WROL (Without Rule of Law) is a dark comedy about a band of 8th grade students who are convinced the world is coming to an end and people can’t be trusted to protect them. They band together to do something in the face of impending doom. Tickets are $30-$56.

More details can be found here.

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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