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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 June 20 – 27

YXE Pride         Today – June 25                      Various Venues The rainbow flag is flying and celebrations continue for the Saskatoon Pride Festival.  Tonight there’s the all-inclusive Queers WithOUT Beers – Sober Dance a new event with mocktails, a DJ and plenty of Drag performers in attendance. Friday night and all-day Saturday you’ll want to head to […]

Brit’s Picks June 13 – 20

Nightshirt Music Festival       Now – Sunday Various Venues It’s a celebration of art and music all rolled into one terrific weekend. The lineup this year includes performances by The Garrys, Kacy & Clayton and Gunner and Smith. There’s even a dance party tonight at Paved Arts. Celebrate amazing indie and experimental music all over Saskatoon. […]

Brit’s Picks June 6 – 13

Two Indians           Tonight – Sunday Studio 914 The final show of Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre’s 2018/2019 season is one of a family torn apart by tragedy. Two Indians is the story of two Indigenous women Win and Roe who live in very different worlds one in the city and the other […]

Brit’s Picks May 30 – June 6

Two Indians           Tonight – June 9 Studio 914 The final show of Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre’s 2018/2019 season is one of a family torn apart by tragedy. Two Indigenous women Win and Roe live in very different worlds one in the city and the other on reserve. As they reunite after […]

The pull of family and politics at the heart of GTNT’s Two Indians

It’s a story of family, torn apart by tragedy, desperately trying to reconnect with each other and their culture. When you live in two different worlds with very different realities, is that even possible? Falen Johnson’s play Two Indians is the season finale for Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre’s 2018/2019 season. The story centers on two […]

Brit’s Picks May 23 – 30

Joy of Vox: “Then & Now”                 Thurs. & Fri.    Cathedral of the Holy Family It’s springtime in Saskatoon and that means time for fresh music from one of our city’s largest choirs. Joy of Vox is a 200-member group of people from all walks of life who just love to sing together. This year’s show […]

Sum Theatre bringing ASL interpreters together for hands-on training

“Going to see theatre meant either sitting there, struggling through without hearing the dialogue or reading the script in advance, which ruined the surprise.” A night out at the theatre has always been a tricky one for Chris Dodd. He is Deaf and has always had to adapt when taking in a performance. “Even in […]

Dutcher, Dames & Disney: SSO crescendos into 2019/2020

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is wrapping its 2018/2019 season with Great Baroque Choruses this Saturday night at Knox United Church. As one season ends, anticipation for another year of incredible music is starting to build over at the SSO and in many cases, these shows are all about timing. Sometimes the planets align, you find […]

Brit’s Picks May 16 – 23

Jenn Grant        Thursday The Bassment Halifax’s Jenn Grant is back out on the road in support of her latest album Love, Inevitable which will be released at the end of May. The singer-songwriter has been nominated for a Juno and has taken home several East Coast Music Awards. She’s collaborated with other […]

Brit’s Picks May 9 – 16

With Glowing Hearts             Fri. – May 12   Dancing Sky Theatre – Meacham You still have one weekend left to see a story of sacrifice, strength and sisterhood at Dancing Sky Theatre in Meacham. With Glowing Hearts by Jennifer Wynne Webber is based on true life events that began the women’s […]