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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.

Brit’s Picks Sept. 13 – 20

Slackers Paradise         Now – Sept. 23 Persephone Theatre – BackStage The Deep End Series at Persephone Theatre opens up with a story of people caught between Generation X and Millenials. Jasper and K.J. are dropouts who find themselves entrenched in a coffee shop musing about making it big. As they visit, they […]

Brit’s Picks Sept. 6 – 13

Nummy Neighbourhood        Now – Sun. Riversdale Neighbourhood It’s one of Saskatoon’s fastest changing neighbourhoods. There always seems to be some new fusion restaurant or artisanal chef setting up in Riversdale and that’s why the community decided to come together and create YXEats. The foodie fun is in it’s fourth year now and […]

Brit’s Picks Aug. 30 – Sept. 6

Light Up The Night         Fri. & Sat. River Landing Time to kick September off with a bang! The Nutrien Fireworks Festival is back for another year of music, culture, games and of course, explosives. Head down to River Landing Friday and Saturday nights to take in performers like Living Skies Taiko Drummers […]

Brit’s Picks Aug. 9 – 16

Theatre Antics       Now – Sun. Various Venues – Broadway District You still have the weekend to experiment in the world of fringe theatre and see what all the fuss is about. The Nutrien Fringe Theatre Festival is on now and features 33 plays all over the Broadway area. These are performances around the […]

Brit’s Picks Aug. 2 – 9

Gallery Gathering       Friday Remai Modern It’s a party that’s not to be missed! The first Friday of every month crowds are invited to the Remai Modern for a house party of sorts. Audiences can delight in everything from performance art to experimental sound, modern dance and spoken word. This month electronic sound artist […]

Brit’s Picks July 26 – Aug. 2

Fancy Feast        Fri. – Sun. 20th Street The good folks at Bartari think there’s nothing better that street food and that’s why they are bringing the 4th annual Food Truck Wars to the neighbourhood. This the city’s finest food trucks will line 20th St. West and you can sample all their specialty […]

Brit’s Picks July 19 – 26

Foodie Fun          Now – Sunday Kiwanis Park It’s a chance to tempt your tastebuds and sample some of the best our local chefs have to offer. Taste Of Saskatchewan is back for another year along the riverbank in downtown Saskatoon. 30 restaurants are taking part this year with offerings like peanut […]

Brit’s Picks July 12 – 19

Bloody Battle    Thurs. – Aug. 19 Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Site Dismemberment, disembowlment and a meat grinder, oh my! For the first time in its history, puppets are taking the stage to tell the Bard’s most bloody tale Titus Andronicus has been adapted by Stumped Productions. The group are also the founders of the […]

Brit’s Picks July 5 – 12

Beautifully Diverse       Now – July 31 Saskatoon’s Community Parks It’s a wonderful community building exercise, disguised as a theatre performance. Music, magic, puppetry and more all take the stage at this year’s Theatre in the Park. Queen Seraphina & The Land of Vertebraat is an original tale written by deaf author Adam Pottle […]

Play welcomes newcomers with a little comedy

Miscommunication, mispronunciations and misunderstandings are the name of the game when it comes to the summer offering from Rosthern’s Station Arts Centre. Prairie Nurse is a charming tale of newcomers and small town life. The story is loosely based on true life experience of playwright Marie Beath Badian’s mother. She was one of two Filipina […]