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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 July 2 – 9

Drag Race Viewing Party Thurs. 7:00p.m. Capitol Music Club Get dolled up in your best drag or glam looks and head down to the Capitol Music Club for a viewing party of a show that’s going to sweep our country this summer. RuPaul’s Drag Race is a show that celebrates the glamour, camp and performing […]

Brit’s Picks June 25 – July 2

Continuing the Conversation Friday – 12:30p.m. Instagram It was a call out that grabbed the public’s attention after #BlackOut Tuesday. Actors Yvonne Addai and Logan Martin-Arcand led the charge here in Saskatoon by speaking out about the lack of inclusion and diversity in our local theatre community and in particular, at Persephone Theatre. The group […]

Brit’s Picks June 18 – 25

Sum Creation Studio Now – Sunday Facebook / Twitter / Instagram If you’re stuck at home looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, you still have a few days left to get them in on Sum Theatre’s brand new project. With the pandemic and all the physical distancing rules in place, the artists knew […]

Sum Theatre’s building community with reimagined summer project

**You still have one more week to get in on the action, helping Sum Theatre create a brand new summer production with artistic creations from your kids. If there’s one thing that Sum Theatre has learned over the years, it’s how to stay flexible. From performing in outdoor pools to walking trails, small bars to […]

Brit’s Picks June 11 – 18

Junos 365 Songwriters’ Circle Friday – 6p.m. Facebook / Youtube / CBC Gem It’s an event that traditionally takes place during the Junos weekend but with the pandemic this year, the Songwriters’ Circle that runs as part of the celebrations had to be cancelled. That doesn’t mean the music and stories stop. That’s why the […]

Brit’s Picks June 4 – 11

Good Night with Dolly Thursday YouTube You may know Dolly Parton for her 6 decades on the music scene and countless hits but little ones around the world know her as the “Book Lady”. Each week, Parton dons her jammies and reads stories to kids from her Imagination Library. These are soothing stories with colourful […]

Brit’s Picks May 28 – June 5

Good Night with Dolly Thursday YouTube You may know Dolly Parton for her 6 decades on the music scene and countless hits but little ones around the world know her as the “Book Lady”. Each week, Parton dons her jammies and reads stories to kids from her Imagination Library. These are soothing stories with colourful […]

The race is on! SSO & Brainsport challenge you to Beat Beethoven

 The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with Brainsport, is bringing back Beat Beethoven May 24 – 30 and want you to race against the famous composer. More than a decade ago, the SSO held the annual race as a fundraiser for the orchestra. It all began back in 1989 and the final race happened in […]

Brit’s Picks May 21 – 28

Sum Creation Studio Now – June 22 Facebook / Twitter / Instagram If you’re stuck at home looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, Sum Theatre has a brand new project that should get their creative juices flowing. With the pandemic and all the physical distancing rules in place, the artists knew that this […]

Hey kids! Sum Theatre wants youth to tell their stories for summer show

If there’s one thing that Sum Theatre has learned over the years, it’s how to stay flexible. From performing in outdoor pools to walking trails, small bars to local community parks the artistic team knows how to adapt when entertaining families. Now, because of the pandemic, Sum is shifting gears to fill the gap that […]