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Brit’s Picks March 5 – 12

Brit’s Picks March 5 – 12
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Hospitals, Broken Pianos      

Now – 13

Studio 914

It’s a look at the experience Indigenous people face when they enter the healthcare system. Hospitals, Broken Pianos is a new work of theatre by Jennifer Dawn Bishop for the Circle of Voices program at Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre. The story follows 9 different people as they become involved in system and deal with discrimination. Bishop based the play on her own family’s experience as well as stories heard from others. Tickets are $13 – $15.

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Materna Requiem – soloist Chelsea Mahan

Soprano Chelsea Mahan discusses the connection between motherhood and singing Rebecca Dale's Materna Requiem – North American Premiere

Posted by Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra on Monday, March 2, 2020

 

Materna Requiem                 

Saturday

TCU Place

It’s a celebration of motherhood and the strength of women and it’s also the North American premiere. The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra will bring Rebecca Dale’s Materna Requiem to the stage next Saturday. Dale is one of the world’s most exciting young female composers and has created music for classical artists, film and television. The piece is a tribute to her late mother and she is coming to Saskatoon from London for the show. The performance features the debut of two young Saskatoon vocalists Emma Gillingham (15) and Kennedy Siba (17) alongside crowd favourites Spencer McKnight and Chelsea Mahan. Tickets are $32 – $72.

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Nat the Cat featuring Tim Tamashiro

Saturday

The Bassment

It’s an evening of songs and stories that celebrates legendary jazz singer Nat King Cole. This is a new musical play. Nat the Cat is a story of how Nat King Cole triumphed over racism in his fight to perform. This show comes from the mind of master storyteller Tim Tamashiro as he weaves story and music with the help of a live jazz band. Tickets are $32 – $42.

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Juno Kick-Off Concert            

Mar. 12

Coors Event Centre

There’s no better way to kick off Juno Week in Saskatoon than with a performance by hometown rockers The Sheepdogs. The show will feature collaborations by some of this country’s biggest names including The Hunter Brothers, Jim Cuddy, Amanda Rheaume and Barney Bentall.  Four days of music in every corner of this city will follow. Tickets are $35.

Find the full list of Juno events 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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