Brit's Picks: Top things to see and do this weekend
Let our arts reporter Britainy Robinson help you make plans
Saskatoon & Area
Hip Hop Happening
He's been called the next big thing in hip-hop music.
J. Cole is a rapper from North Carolina just out on his first world tour.
Cole has been getting rave reviews and even a Grammy nomination for his song "Power Trip"
Saskatoon audiences will get to hear him live Saturday night.
That show is at the O'Brian's Event Centre.
Dark Side of the SSO
The symphony is casting off its classical bindings for a show that's all about rock and roll.
The Music of Pink Floyd - The Wall & Dark Side of the Moon pairs Jeans'n'Classics front man Jean Meilleur and the orchestra to pay tribute to the English rockers.
One look at the set list shows you that Pink Floyd hits will be well represented.
Sing along to Another Brick In the Wall, Money and Time.
The tribute show is this Saturday at TCU Place.
Winter Story Time
There's nothing like snuggling up on a cold, winter night and listening to a good story.
In Saskatoon the Storytellers' Guild has a chance for you to spend the evening celebrating the tales of Winter.
If you have a short story to tell, part of this night is reserved for new storytellers.
There will be a chance to listen to professional writers as well.
Admission is free but the Guild does welcome donations and potluck snacks.
It's all happening at the Unitarian Centre on Friday night.
Regina & Area
Happy New Year... Again!
The party never stops in Saskatchewan as you can celebrate the new year all over again.
Malanka is the celebration of Ukrainian New Year's Eve.
The party will feature a traditional feast, likely including perogies and a cabbage roll or two.
Then settle in for a performance by the Poltava Dance Ensemble.
And to work off those treats, you can dance the night away to the sounds of Ficor.
Malanka 2014 is at the Regina Performing Arts Centre Saturday.
It's one part anti-oilsands, one part rock and roll history.
Neil Young is crossing the country to present four benefit concerts called Honour the Treaties.
All the proceeds go to a legal defence fund in support of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.
The group is challenging large oil companies in the Athabasca region.
Also on the bill is jazz crooner Diana Krall.
Aside from the obvious political statement this is a chance to see two really big Canadian musicians perform on one bill.
The show is Friday night at the Conexus Arts Centre.
All In The Family
When it comes to country music it's a family affair for this trio.
The Band Perry is made up of three siblings Kimberley, Neil and Reid.
The Band Perry is out on tour in support of it's second album Pioneer and is making a stop in Regina Saturday night.
It's the first headlining tour for the group and it's at the Brandt Centre.
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