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Brit’s Picks May 7 – 21
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Spoken word artist Liberty will perform as part of the Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival Showcase Friday night. (Mary Matheson Photography)

Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival       

Friday

Zoom

If you revel in the beauty of the spoken word then you’re not going to want to miss this performance. The Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival has rescheduled the four-day event it had planned until next year. To make do until it’s safe to gather again, 10 spoken word artists including loudvoice, Dana De Samedi and Franz (the poet) will perform live Friday night on Zoom. The link will be provided on the SPAF website. Admission is by donation.

For all the details, check out this website.

 

KIDZ BOP Daily Dance Break [Monday, May 4th]

Today at 3 PM EST / 12 PM PT we will be live streaming our Daily Dance Break right here on Facebook! Learn more about our #KIDZBOPDanceBreak below:As a way to move and stay active together with our fans, we are live streaming our favorite KIDZ BOP dance along videos everyday at 3 PM EST / 12 PM PT!

Posted by KIDZ BOP on Monday, May 4, 2020

Kidz Bop

Daily

Facebook

It’s a chance to get the kids up and moving and a little time where you don’t have to be the entertainer at home. The gang from Kidz Bop is hosting a daily dance break on Facebook. It’s the coolest moves to songs that are hot right now.

Click here to get your groove on.

 

Quarantunes

Sunday

Facebook

Music lovers unite! Every Sunday, local artists are live streaming via the Coors Event Centre Facebook page. Performances by Bombargo’s Anthony Thoen, Shane Lazarowich and Katelyn Lehner. It’s a rock and roll show in the comfort of your pajamas this Sunday.

Click this link for all the details.

 

A Star Is Born

Sunday

Zoom

If you’re looking for something to do to celebrate Mother’s Day but can’t get together, why not check out an event designed to get you all together. We all remember the smash hit remake of  A Star Is Born with Gaga and Bradley Cooper. I mean who didn’t sing Shallow in the shower… really? Local duo Heidi Munro and Scott Patrick will be singing songs from both the original 1976 classic with Barbara Streisand and the Kris Kristofferson and the 2018 remake. This show wil happen on Zoom so you’ll need the app. Send an e-transfer of $8 to munropatrickmusic@gmail.com and they’ll send you the link. It’s a way you’ll be able to see mom and enjoy some great music.

Follow this link and get yourself in on this virtual show.

 

Virtu-Earl

Sunday  – 7:00p.m.

Facebook

You know him, you love him and now you can have him in your living room for an acoustic set. Steadies frontman Earl Pereira will be taking to SaskMusic’s Facebook page for a show on Sunday. He’s got new music to share and it’s bound to be a feel-good time. Tuesday night’s show for SaskMusic is a show for the whole family featuring Sylvia Chave.

Follow this link for more information.

 

STEAM DAY with Nutrien Wonderhub – Musical Instruments with Roy (Percussion Jam)

Roy is ready for a percussion jam and you're invited! He's bringing all 4 instruments he's made with us in this series together for a great little jam session. We hope you play along too.

Posted by Nutrien Wonderhub on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kids Fun    

Daily    

Facebook

There are tons of activities that teach as well as entertain handy at your fingertips courtesy of volunteers at the Nutrien Wonderhub. Learn how to make slime, play a little music on some homemade instruments or make a beautiful craft. The materials you need can be found around your home and it’ll give you a few minutes to grab a coffee yourself.

Click here for more interactive fun for your kiddos.

 

The first of our Head-to-Head series where Eric and special guest, conductor Martin MacDonald, will be championing their favourite recordings of Beethoven's 5th Symphony. Join us for some lively (and maybe even heated) discussion!

Posted by Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Beethoven 250 – Head to Head

Tuesday

Facebook

It’s a battle royal between conductors as they duke it out to decide who’s chosen Beethoven recording will reign supreme. Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra music director Eric Paetkau will take on guest conductors in this musical debate each week. This Tuesday conductor Janna Sailor will battle over Symphony No. 7. This is all part of the SSO’s Beethoven at Home festival.

Who will reign supreme? Click here to find out!

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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