Brit’s Picks Feb. 8 – 15

This is How We Got Here

Now – Sunday

Remai Arts Centre

You still have a few chances to see Persephone Theatre’s powerful production of Keith Barker’s This Is How We Got Here. It’s a story of a family’s strength after an unimaginable tragedy. Paul and Lucille’s son took his own life and in the aftermath the family is unravelling that is, until a mysterious creature visits. This is a powerful performance with an accomplished cast that’s been getting great reviews. Tickets are $37 – $47.

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An Underfunded Love Story             


Broadway Theatre     

It’s all over the news and now you can see the issue of teachers and their current labour negotiations, with a comic twist. The Saskatoon Soaps present An Underfunded Love Story, this is the improv troupes show in support of the teachers, they even get a deal on tickets. It might be a chance for everyone to let off a little steam and laugh together. Tickets are $15.

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B.C. Read Big Band


The Bassment

He’s the sound of Saskatoon’s Blues scene and B.C. Read is back at the Bassment this weekend to wow the crowd. Read’s sound is a howlin’ good time infusing blues with a mix of original music and covers. There’s a reason why he’s been steadily performing for 40 years. Tickets are $28 – $38.

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Captain Jack and the Beanstalk        

Saturday – Feb. 19   

The Refinery   

Just in time for the February break from school Wide Open Children’s theatre are back with its take on Jack and the Beanstalk. This show has a pirate flair to get the kids excited to hear a familiar tale. Captain Jack is searching the clouds for a long lost treasure. This show will feature the muppet style puppets we all know and love as well as shadow puppets and singalongs. A show the whole family can enjoy together. Tickets are $12 – $17.

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Roaring Twenties


TCU Place

The SSO takes to the stage with a celebration of music from the 1920s featuring guest conductor Mélanie Léonard and celebrated Canadian pianist Daniel Clarke Bouchard. The program is filled with Gershwin, fitting as it’s the centennial of the composers Rhapsody in Blue. Also on the program Gershwin’s American in Paris and William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American”. This concert is sure to be the “bee’s knees”. Tickets are $45 – $93.

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Valentine’s Day Is Coming!!

Galentine’s Day


High Key Brewing

You don’t need to have a sweetie to have some fun next week. Join locals like Cheyenna Sapp, Jill Smith and Jenny Ryan for an evening of hilarious comedy and drinks. The event is put on through the Mom’s on the Run Comedy Collective. Tickets are $28.

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The Princess Bride


The Broadway Theatre

Nothing’s better than hearing your true love say, “As you Wish.” Colloseum presents a screening of The Princess Bride (1987) and you can make a night out of it by adding dinner at Hunger Cure with entertainment by Harreson James. There’s even a party after the show at the Yard & Flagon. Tickets to the movie are $13 with dinner for two at $69.

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City and Colour                      

Feb. 14           

SaskTel Centre         

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, celebrated Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green is out on a cross-country tour, it’s his first in five years. It’s all in support of his latest album The Love Still Held Me Near. It’s a soulful album with nods to gospel music and southern rock. Green is bringing along some famous pals for the show. Special guests include R&B stylings of Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Canadian indie darling Ruby Waters. Tickets are $68 – $109.

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Heidi Munro Trio


d’Lish by Tish Cafe

Sweet, soulful music and wonderful food is on the menu at d’Lish for Valentine’s Day. Heidi Munro, Scott Patrick and Grant Sotnikow will be entertaining you all evening. There’s a $15 charge to reserve your table and to help pay the artists.

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