Brit’s Picks May 23 – 30

Contemplative Arts Festival                  

Thurs. – Sun.                 

Grosvenor Park United Church       

The festival that celebrates visual art, music, story, meditation and more is back in the city for another year. The Contemplative Arts Festival of Saskatoon invites us to open our mind, body, and spirit to all the possibilities of creative expression. Highlights this year include performances by the artist in residence singer-songwriter Coco Love Alcorn, as well as Saskatchewan’s Poet-Laureate dee Hobsbawn-Smith, actor Kent Allen, and folk singer Paddy Tutty. There will be workshops in a variety of mediums, opportunities to meditate, a labyrinth walk and much more. Events are Free – $33.28

For more information, here’s the link.


Homecoming for WMM

Fri. & Sat.

Capitol Music Club

The 10th anniversary celebrations continue this weekend at the Capitol Music Club with the return of the biggest act to come out Saskatoon in the 90s, Wide Mouth Mason. Shaun Verrault and Safwan Javed formed the band along with former bassist Earl Pereira  in 1995 and have been carving out their place in Canadian music history ever since.  They’ve toured the world with acts like ZZ Top, The Rolling Stones and AC/DC. This will be an evening full of rock, blues and hit music you know and love. Tickets are $40 – $50.

Groove with Wide Mouth Mason by getting your tickets here.


It’s a Kinda Magic


TCU Place

It’s a set list fit for royalty as Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic takes to the stage to pay tribute to the legendary U.K. rock band. From We Will Rock You to Bohemian Rhapsody, you’ll hear all your favourite tunes. Tickets are $52 – $84.

Follow this link for details and tickets.


Torch Songs                    


Remai Arts Centre

It’s an unlikely story of a Canadian superstar choosing our city’s orchestra as the place to record her dream album. Julie Nesrallah teamed up in 2022 with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra to record Too Good To Talk About and next weekend, the singer will join orchestra musicians to give a sneak peek of the this mix of jazz and cabaret tunes before it’s release later this summer. Tickets are $45 – $50.

Grab your tickets here.


The Reel Whirled                         

Now – June 14         


Touring June 15 – 28

Regina & Area

Northern Saskatchewan

Saskatoon’s Sum Theatre is back with a brand new musical adventure for families. The Reel Whirled takes the audience into the online world as a trio of friends set out on a quest to get the attention of their favourite influencer. There’s music, giant puppetry and tons of audience participation. The performance is free, you just bring a lawnchair or blanket and enjoy the show. The tour will start in Saskatoon till mid-June and then heads out for dates across the province.

For the full schedule click here.


Dark Bridges Film Festival                   

May 30 – Jun 5                

Broadway Theatre

If you’re looking for something to get your heart racing, why not close out the month with the Dark Bridges Film Festival. Four days of new and classic horror movies that will have you shrieking with delight. The movies come from all over the world like  the creature feature Sting from Australia and from right here at home with Saskatoon’s Abhorrent. Tickets are $10 – $15 for single shows or $150 for an all access pass.

Follow this link for a fright!