Regina & Area

Marking the Moments

It's a look at the world of performance art.

Mourning Mavka is a piece by Saskatchewan-born Montreal/Beirut-based artist Nadine Sures.

Her performance blends video, music and visual art.

This work pushes the boundaries and asks the audience to think about life-changing moments like marriage and death.

There will be shows Friday and Saturday night at the MacKenzie Art Gallery.

mackenzieartgallery.ca

Sounds of Sondheim

If you're looking for a little night music and love musical theatre, this show is for you.

The Creative City Centre is celebrating the music of Stephen Sondheim.  

Creative City Sondheim

Regina artists will pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim this weekend. (Chip McDaniel)

The master composer and lyricist is responsible for works like Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy. 

The cast is comprised of eight local artists. There will be full-on performances with costumes, blocking and sets.

Grab a cocktail and sing along to this cabaret-style show this weekend and next at the Creative City Centre.

Creative City Sondheim

Laugh Till It Hurts

It's two comedians, Sean Cullen and Chuck Byrn, for the price of one.

These boys are from Canada and they're both award-winning comedians who've graced stages across North America.

Sean Cullen is known for his appearances on Jay Leno, Comedy Now and Last Comic Standing. 

Chuck Byrn was also on Last Comic Standing, and has appeared at comedy festivals in cities like Halifax and Winnipeg.

Cullen and Byrn will perform Saturday night at Casino Regina.

casinoregina.com


Nibble Nibble Like a Mouse...

A beloved children's fairy tale is being brought to stage this weekend.

The Little Opera on the Prairie is performing Hansel & Gretel this weekend. 

LOOP Hansel & Gretel

Saskatoon's Little Opera On The Prairie is bringing the magic of Hansel & Gretel to the stage. (LOOP)

The score was composed by Engelbert Humperdink in 1893 in German. 

This performance will be in English but it still has the magical story we all know and love. 

You have two more chances to see this production, Friday and Saturday night at the Broadway Theatre.

loop-opera.ca

Hallelujah! It's the Holidays

It's time to really get some Christmas cheer. 

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is combining forces with the Saskatoon Community Choir to bring down the house this weekend.

This is one part revival, one part orchestral celebration.

There will be a singalong and even a visit from Santa.

It's all part of the Holiday Gospel Spectacular at TCU Place on Saturday night.

saskatoonsymphony.org

'Till You Drop

This show is seven hours, with 17 players and tons of music.

The 2nd Annual Pianothon for the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre is on this weekend.

It will feature performances by Don Griffith, Ross Nykiforuk and Martin Janovsky just to name a few.

All you need to get in the door is a non-perishable food item or a five-dollar donation to the food bank.

The fun kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the Bassment.

saskatoonjazzsociety.com

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