Brit's Picks: Top things to see and do this weekend

Our arts reporter Britainy Robinson picks her top three entertainment options for Saskatoon and Regina.

Let Britainy Robinson help you fill your long weekend

Britainy Robinson sorts through the entertainment options for Regina and Saskatoon.


Kinky Boots

If you want an easy way to heat up your Valentine's Day weekend, get ready for the art of the tease. 
Rosebud Burlesque dancers will perform and teach this weekend in Saskatoon. (Pix P )

The Rosebud Burlesque Club has a weekend full of fun for you and it all starts Friday night with a show.

This is an evening full of Valentine's themed performances. There's striptease, elaborate costumes and bawdy humour all in one night.

And if it inspires you, you might want to try your hand at the art form.

Sweetheart School is an afternoon burlesque workshop happening on Saturday.

Headmistress Cheripop Purr will teach you how to bring sexy back all you need to bring is a little confidence and a pair of heels.

It's all happening at the Free Flow Dance Centre this weekend.

Musical Romance

We were lovers plays at Amigos Cantina Friday night. (Aaron Pederson)
If dance beats and electric synthesizers get your motor running, there's a live act you'll want to see this weekend.

Elsa Gebremichael and Ash Lamothe make up Saskatoon band We Were Lovers.

The pair are putting on a Valentine's Day show at Amigos.

If you get there early, the band has a present for you. The first 50 people through the doors will get a free copy of the new album 'Pyramids'.

Fun on Ice

So it's been so cold out and a long weekend is upon us.

Why not head off cabin fever at the pass with a special Family Day in the park this weekend?

Bring your skates to the Meewasin Skating Rink. 

There will be a skating party, a roaring fire and plenty of beverages to warm you from the inside out.

That's Monday afternoon for the Cameco Family Day Skate.


Prairie Belle

If you're looking for a show to share with that special someone, why not check out homegrown songstress Belle Plaine. 
Belle Plaine plays Regina and Swift Current this weekend. (Michael Bell)

She's got a busy few weeks ahead of her but she's kicking it off in style in her hometown. 

Belle Plaine will be joined by her band The Unrequited Love for a pair of shows.

The first will be at the Artesian Friday night. This one is going to be recorded for a live album release.

The second show is down the road in Swift Current at the Lyric Theatre.

Icy Hot

Here's one event that you'll want to take the whole clan to. 

New Dance Horizons is celebrating Winter with the Ice & Fire Festival.

This is a combination of live music, dance and film.

There will be wagon rides, skating performances and storytelling.

The festival runs all weekend all over the city and winds up with a bang on Family Day in Victoria Park.

Check the website for a full schedule and details.

Country Jewel

They have been at it for 30 years and they're still going strong. 
Classic country band Diamond Rio hits the Casino Regina stage Saturday. (

Diamond Rio is a classic country music act from way back that hit the charts with songs like 'Meet In The Middle' and 'Walkin' Away'.

The group has seven studio albums to it's name and it's bringing all the hits to the Queen City.

You can see Diamond Rio live on stage at Casino Regina Saturday night.

If you have an event you'd like included in Brit's Picks, send her all the details.

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