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December 10-22
VOL.14 ISSUE. 8
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The Front

The Tongue That Roared

As Canadian and world leaders gathered in Paris to discuss the future of the earth, it was the action of a Saskatoon Indigenous woman which garnered the most feedback on the Prairi

What Just Happened

It’s been two weeks since our last issue. The following two items re-cap every single newsworthy event that’s happened since then. Minus eight or nine zillion other thi

Apocalypse Hot

By the time you read this, COP21, the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, will have just wrapped up. There was a lot of “this time we’ll get it right&rdq

The Gene Drive Era

Most powerful new technologies are double-edged. Cars are a vast improvement on horses as a means of transportation, but they also kill more than 3,000 people a day and are a major

Course Correction

It’s encouraging that our new federal government has agreed to improve efforts to safeguard Canada’s oceans. Ocean protection here is shamefully deficient, currently at

The Middle

Space For Worlds

When Star Wars opened in 1977, the idea that planets like Alderaan and Tatooine could exist in far-off solar systems was pure science-fiction.Now, hardly a week passes without some

May The North Pole Be With You

Alternate Title: “I sense something. A present I’ve not given since... [heavy breathing trails off]”Hey, so there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out and it

The Back

Egoyan’s Road Trip

RememberRoxy TheatreDec. 10-14The last couple of years have been particularly hard for Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan. Critics blasted his adaptation of the West Memphis Three orde

Brothers Grim

LegendOpens December 113 out of 5Tom Hardy should be named movieland’s Man Of The Year. The actor was the unsung hero of Mad Max: Fury Road (because, really, it was Charlize

How Trumbo Won

TrumboBroadwayDec. 20-233.5 out of 5As biopics aiming for gold go, Trumbo packs a bigger punch than your average awards chaser. Sure, it name-drops the scriptwriter’s greates

Short Reviews

Going Nowhere, SlowlyEvery Thing Will Be FineBroadwayDec. 20-231.5 out of 5German director Wim Wenders has been riding high on the strength of his documentary output: Pina (2011) a

Hnetflix

I’m already hearing people say they’re getting sick of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, even though the movie hasn’t opened yet. Between the hype, the massive amount

Han Shot First: A Star Wars Special Edition

You might not know it but there’s a huge contingent of Star Wars fans working on this newspaper. Too many of us are in our mid-late 40s, which means we were highly impression

Fight To The Graves

The countdown is on until the world begins a whole new Star Wars adventure. The stores are already lined with adorable BB-8’s and Millennium Falcons for Christmas consuming.

The Empire Writes Back

Stardate 35:3:21Death Star OversectorTo: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada, OttawaMy Dear Justin,Thank you for the kind letter. It is good t

VIEW ALL14 Days

Thursday January 1
100 YEARS AGO: REMEMBERING WORLD WAR I at Western Development Museum - Organized in cooperation with provincial and federal partners this exhibit commemorates the centennial of World War I and showcases stories and artifacts tied to Saskatchewan.January 1
EASTER WEEK AT THE MVC at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in craft programs to welcome spring in the river valley. See meewasin.com.January 1
TELUS CUP WEST REGIONAL MIDGET AAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT  at Rod Hamm Memorial/Harold Latrace Arena - Host team Saskatoon Contacts are joined by Saskatchewan Manitoba and northern Ontario league champions. See teluscup.com. January 1
CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP at Nutana Curling Club - See curling.ca.January 1
EASTER WEEK AT THE MVC at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in craft programs to welcome spring in the river valley. See meewasin.com.January 1
100 YEARS AGO: REMEMBERING WORLD WAR I at Western Development Museum - Organized in cooperation with provincial and federal partners this exhibit commemorates the centennial of World War I and showcases stories and artifacts tied to Saskatchewan.January 1
TELUS CUP WEST REGIONAL MIDGET AAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT  at Rod Hamm Memorial/Harold Latrace Arena - Host team Saskatoon Contacts are joined by Saskatchewan Manitoba and northern Ontario league champions. See teluscup.com. January 1
CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP at Nutana Curling Club - See curling.ca.January 1
EASTER WEEK AT THE CREEK at Beaver Creek Conservation Area - Drop-in nature hikes and other activities such as feeding black-capped chickadees. January 1, 1:00 pm
EASTER WEEK AT THE CREEK at Beaver Creek Conservation Area - Drop-in nature hikes and other activities such as feeding black-capped chickadees. January 1, 1:00 pm
Thursday December 10
COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE at Confederation Mall - Farmers Market and Tea Room. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.December 10, 10:00 am
ONE-ON-ONE: AFTERNOON HELP WITH COMPUTER TECH at Cliff Wright Library - See saskatoonlibrary.ca.December 10, 1:00 pm
ART DROP-IN at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - For all ages with supplies provided free. See scyapinc.org.December 10, 5:30 pm
GENS HELLQUIST SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC at OUT Saskatoon - Free STI testing and all-ages drop-in. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 10, 6:00 pm
CHRISTMAS RECEPTION at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Hosted by Ukrainian Canadian Professional & Business Association of Saskatoon with guest performer Theresa Sokyrka. All Saints Orthodox Church December 10, 7:00 pm
WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSONS at Toon Town Tavern - 19+, $2. intermediate 7:30 p.m., beginner 8 p.m., open dance 9 p.m. See westcoastswingsaskatoon.com.December 10, 7:30 pm
SANTA BABY BURLESQUE WORKSHOP at Free Flow Dance Centre - Hosted by Rosebud Burlesque Club. $15. See rosebudburlesque.com.December 10, 8:00 pm
THIS NIGHT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE at Amigos - Podcast/karaoke/talk show with Brendan Flaherty. See Facebook. Free. December 10, 9:30 pm
Friday December 11
SASKATOON FARMERS' MARKET at Farmers' Market Square - See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.December 11, 8:00 am
CHRISTMAS BAKE SALE & MARKET at Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre - Features photos with Santa, children's activities, various vendors, Indian taco sales and a concession. See simfc.ca.December 11, 10:00 am
PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA at Wilson's Greenhouse - Fundraiser and adoption day for New Hope Dog Rescue. $12December 11, 10:00 am
FRIDAY NIGHT OUT at OUT Saskatoon - Special inter-generational programming and all-ages drop-in. OUTSaskatoon. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 11, 5:00 pm
OSKAYAK TOY BINGO at Oskayak High School - Includes Christmas hampers, door prizes, movie hampers and more. Proceeds to support 2016 graduating class.December 11, 6:00 pm
BLADES VS KAMLOOPS BLAZERS at SaskTel Centre - WHL hockey. See saskatoonblades.com.December 11, 7:00 pm
XXXMAS SPECTACULAR BURLESQUE SHOW at Free Flow Dance Centre - by the Rosebud Burlesque Club. $15 door, plus $1 membership. 19+. See rosebudburlesque.com.December 11, 8:00 pm
SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS PARTY & CABARET at Le Relais - Holiday swing dance hosted by Saskatoon Lindy Hop for all ages and skill levels. Beginner lesson 8 p.m., dancing and social 9 p.m.-midnight, special cabaret performance 10 p.m. $10 adult, $7 members, $5 student members. See saskatoonlindyhop.ca.December 11, 8:00 pm
Saturday December 12
COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE at Confederation Mall - Farmers Market and Tea Room. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.December 12, 10:00 am
PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in session. Admission by donation.December 12, 1:00 pm
FROST FEST at The Glen at Crossmount - A fun afternoon with craft and baking vendors, refreshments, kids activities and a meet and greet with Santa. See theglenatcrossmount.ca/event/frost-fest or call 306-374-9896.December 12, 1:00 pm
ART DROP-IN at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - For all ages with supplies provided free. See scyapinc.org.December 12, 1:00 pm
UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY at U of S Observatory - Free night-time viewing (weather permitting). See physics.usask.ca/observatory. December 12, 7:30 pm
Sunday December 13
SASKATOON FARMERS' MARKET at Farmers' Market Square - See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.December 13, 10:00 am
CHRISTMAS FINE ART & CRAFT SALE at Ramada HotelDecember 13, 10:00 am
PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in session. Admission by donation.December 13, 1:00 pm
BLADES VS REGINA PATS at SaskTel Centre - The last time the Blades defeated their provincial rivals Bert Sears was Saskatoon?s mayor. Okay, it hasn?t been quite that long. But the Blue & Gold have lost 15 straight games to the Pats dating back to March 9, 2013. Will tonight be the night they break the streak? See saskatoonblades.com.December 13, 4:00 pm
TONIGHT IT'S POETRY at The Woods - Community stage with guest poet Cathy Petch. 19+. $5. See tonightitspoetry.com.December 13, 7:30 pm
Monday December 14
RENTERS OF SASKATOON & AREA MEETING at St. Thomas Wesley United Church - Support group for renters. Childcare available. Wheelchair accessible. For more information call 306-657-6100 or email renters@classiclaw.ca.December 14, 2:00 pm
PUBLIC LECTURE: THE MORAL CHALLENGE OF A ROBUST CULTURAL PLURALISM at University of Saskatchewan campus - Guest speaker is University of Chicago cultural anthropologist Richard A Shweder. Room 146 Arts Building, University of Saskatchewan, December 14, 3:00 pm
ASEXUAL GROUP at OUT Saskatoon - Regular discussion group. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 14, 5:30 pm
BI/PAN/POLY GROUP at OUT Saskatoon - Geared to those who are bisexual, pansexual, questioning, interested or allies. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 14, 7:00 pm
LADYBITS COMEDY SHOW & JAM at Amigos - Saskatoon's only women's comedy collective presents their third monthly show featuring improv followed by an open mic improv jam. $5. See Facebook.December 14, 7:30 pm
Tuesday December 15
OFF BROADWAY FARMERS? MARKET at Grace Westminster United Church - See onbroadway.ca.December 15, 11:00 am
SPORT CARD & COLLECTIBLE SHOW at Nutana Legion - Dealers from across the province will be selling, buying and trading merchandise. Free admission. See saskatoonsportcard.ca.December 15, 12:00 pm
ART DROP-IN at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - For all ages with supplies provided free. See scyapinc.org.December 15, 5:30 pm
WOMEN'S NIGHT OUT at OUT Saskatoon - Queer and allied women?s social. See outsaskatoon.ca. December 15, 7:00 pm
GENDER REVOLUTION at USSU Pride Centre - Transgender discussion group. See outsaskatoon.ca. December 15, 7:00 pm
Wednesday December 16
SASKATOON FARMERS' MARKET at Farmers' Market Square - See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.December 16, 10:00 am
RAINBOW COFFEE at OUT Saskatoon - Youth drop-in for ages 13-19. See outsaskatoon.caDecember 16, 4:30 pm
BLADES VS LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES at SaskTel Centre - WHL hockey. See saskatoonblades.com. December 16, 7:00 pm
BOOK LAUNCH: Dancing with Rejection: A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality at Turning the Tide - Reading by author Michael R. GaudetDecember 16, 7:00 pm
PUB STUMPERS TRIVIA at Fionn MacCools - Star Wars theme this week with winner receiving four tickets to the new movie showing Dec. 19 in the AVX Theatre.December 16, 8:00 pm
KELLY TAYLOR CHRISTMAS COMEDY SHOW at Capitol Music Club - $20 advance tickets. See Facebook.December 16, 9:00 pm
Thursday December 17
COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE at Confederation Mall - Farmers Market and Tea Room. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.December 17, 10:00 am
ONE-ON-ONE: AFTERNOON HELP WITH COMPUTER TECH at Cliff Wright Library - See saskatoonlibrary.ca.December 17, 1:00 pm
ART DROP-IN at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - For all ages with supplies provided free. See scyapinc.org.December 17, 5:30 pm
MEN'S GROUP at OUT Saskatoon - Queer and ally social group for men and the male-identified. See outsaskatoon.caDecember 17, 6:00 pm
GENS HELLQUIST SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC at OUT Saskatoon - Free STI testing and all-ages drop-in. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 17, 6:00 pm
WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSONS at Toon Town Tavern - 19+, $2. intermediate 7:30 p.m., beginner 8 p.m., open dance 9 p.m. See westcoastswingsaskatoon.com.December 17, 7:30 pm
THIS NIGHT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE at Amigos - Podcast/karaoke/talk show with Brendan Flaherty. See Facebook. Free. December 17, 9:30 pm
Friday December 18
WINTER SENIOR NATIONAL DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP at Shaw Centre - Saskatoon Diving Club hosts the best divers in Canada at this annual competition. See diving.ca.December 18
FRIDAY NIGHT OUT WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION at OUT Saskatoon - Special inter-generational programming and all-ages drop-in. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 18, 5:00 pm
YUK YUKS CHRISTMAS CABARET at O'Brians Automotive Event Centre - With Kevin Stobo, Brittany Lyseng and Ian Wallace. $20, or $25 VIP.December 18, 7:00 pm
TRIVIA NIGHT at Louis' Pub - Homer, Marge, Bart et al take centre stage at this Simpsons-themed event.December 18, 8:00 pm
Saturday December 19
SASKATOON FARMERS' MARKET at Farmers' Market Square - See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.December 19, 8:00 am
COUNTRY FARMS MARKETPLACE at Confederation Mall - Farmers Market and Tea Room. See countryfarmsmarketplace.com.December 19, 10:00 am
ART DROP-IN at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - For all ages with supplies provided free. See scyapinc.org.December 19, 1:00 pm
PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in session. Admission by donation.December 19, 1:00 pm
COMMUNITY HOLIDAY DINNER at OUT Saskatoon - Features turkey and all the trimmings (vegetarian option available). RSVP by Dec. 15 to hello@outsaskatoon.ca. Admission by donation, all ages. See outsaskatoon.ca. December 19, 5:30 pm
YUK YUKS at Park Town Hotel - Christmas dinner and stand-up comedy with Byron Bertram and Damonde Tschritter. $65. See parktownhotel.com.December 19, 7:00 pm
BLADES VS KELOWNA ROCKETS at SaskTel Centre - WHL hockey. See saskatoonblades.com. December 19, 7:00 pm
UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY at U of S Observatory - Free night-time viewing (weather permitting). See physics.usask.ca/observatory. December 19, 7:30 pm
VIDEO PUB TRIVIA & DANCE PARTY at Amigos - Includes raffles, prizes and more. December 19, 8:00 pm
Sunday December 20
SASKATOON FARMERS' MARKET at Farmers' Market Square - See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.December 20, 10:00 am
RAINBOW FAMILIES HOLIDAY POTLUCK at OUT Saskatoon - Open to families of LGBTQI children, parents and caregivers. Fun activities and gift bags for children. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 20, 12:00 pm
VINTAGE MOVERS AND SHAKERS BRUNCH at Smitty's, Market Mall - Geared to people aged 50+. See outsaskatoon.ca.December 20, 12:15 pm
PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP at Meewasin Valley Centre - Drop-in session. Admission by donation.December 20, 1:00 pm
TONIGHT IT''S POETRY at The Woods - Community stage with guest poet Jacq Brass. $5. See tonightitspoetry.com.December 20, 7:30 pm
Tuesday December 22
WOMEN'S NIGHT OUT at OUT Saskatoon - Queer and allied women?s social. See outsaskatoon.ca. December 22, 7:00 pm
GENDER REVOLUTION at USSU Pride Centre - Transgender discussion group. See outsaskatoon.ca. December 22, 7:00 pm
LES BELLES-SOEURS at Greystone Theatre
Written by Canada’s best-known Francophone playwright Michel Tremblay translated by John Van Burek and Bill Grassco and directed by Pamela Haig Bartley this comedy focuses on the relentless pursuit of life love and bingo. Presented by University of Saskatchewan Department of Drama and Greystone Theatre. until April 2 8 p.m. See arts.usask.ca/drama/greystone.
Jan 1 - Feb 4
LES BELLES-SOEURS at Greystone Theatre
Written by Canada’s best-known Francophone playwright Michel Tremblay translated by John Van Burek and Bill Grassco and directed by Pamela Haig Bartley this comedy focuses on the relentless pursuit of life love and bingo. Presented by University of Saskatchewan Department of Drama and Greystone Theatre. until April 2 8 p.m. See arts.usask.ca/drama/greystone.
Jan 1 - Feb 4
BEATRICE & VIRGIL at Remai Arts Centre
Adapted from Yann Martel’s novel this play by Lindsay Cochrane tells the story of a man named Henry who seeks help from another man named Henry to write a play about a donkey (Beatrice) and howler monkey (Virgil). As the story unfolds a shocking historical romance is revealed. Presented by Last Exit Theatre. See persephonetheatre.org.
Jan 1 - Apr 6
THE FARNDALE AVENUE...TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD DRAMATIC SOCIETY'S PRODUCTION OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Remai Arts Centre
Styled as a play-within-a-play, this farce by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin sees a small town theatre group try to mount Dickens? holiday classic. Presented by Persephone Theatre. $25. See persephonetheatre.org.
Dec 10 - Dec 13
THE PERFECT GIFT at Dancing Sky Theatre
Sixth installment of the Prairie Panto series featuring puppets, music, political satire and more. Produced by Dancing Sky Theatre in Meacham, with brunch, dinner and evening shows available Thursday through Sunday. Tickets start at $20. See dancingskytheatre.com.
Dec 10 - Dec 15
THE BARN PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: A STRANGER FOR CHRISTMAS at The Barn Playhouse
A dinner theatre performance of a funny/heart-warming story about a little old lady who needs a family for Christmas. Doors open one hour early with access to the craft barn, complimentary punch and sleigh rides. Adults $50.95, children 12 and under $42. See barnplayhouse.com.
Dec 10 - Dec 12
DANNY, KING OF THE BASEMENT at Remai Arts Centre
A boy uses his creativity and imagination to help him and his friends overcome childhood challenges. Produced by Persephone Theatre Youth. Recommended for ages 8+. $20 adults, $15 children. See persephonetheatre.org.
Dec 11 - Dec 11
THE BARN PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: A STRANGER FOR CHRISTMAS at The Barn Playhouse
A dinner theatre performance of a funny/heart-warming story about a little old lady who needs a family for Christmas. Doors open one hour early with access to the craft barn, complimentary punch and sleigh rides. Adults $50.95, children 12 and under $42. See barnplayhouse.com.
Dec 13 - Dec 13
THE BARN PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: A STRANGER FOR CHRISTMAS at The Barn Playhouse
A dinner theatre performance of a funny/heart-warming story about a little old lady who needs a family for Christmas. Doors open one hour early with access to the craft barn, complimentary punch and sleigh rides. Adults $50.95, children 12 and under $42. See barnplayhouse.com.
Dec 16 - Dec 19
THE PERFECT GIFT at Dancing Sky Theatre
Sixth installment of the Prairie Panto series featuring puppets, music, political satire and more. Produced by Dancing Sky Theatre in Meacham, with brunch, dinner and evening shows available Thursday through Sunday. Tickets start at $20. See dancingskytheatre.com.
Dec 17 - Dec 20
THE BARN PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: A STRANGER FOR CHRISTMAS at The Barn Playhouse
A dinner theatre performance of a funny/heart-warming story about a little old lady who needs a family for Christmas. Doors open one hour early with access to the craft barn, complimentary punch and sleigh rides. Adults $50.95, children 12 and under $42. See barnplayhouse.com.
Dec 19 - Dec 19
DANNY, KING OF THE BASEMENT at Remai Arts Centre
A boy uses his creativity and imagination to help him and his friends overcome childhood challenges. Produced by Persephone Theatre Youth. Recommended for ages 8+. $20 adults, $15 children. See persephonetheatre.org.
Dec 19 - Dec 19
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Thursday December 10
GLEN ADAIR at CrackersDecember 10
BLUEGRASS JAM at The Underground Cafe - All ages.December 10
CMAS ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC at Piggy'sDecember 10
THE MAHONES at Capitol Music Club - with Wenches and Rogues.December 10
MUDMEN at Vangelis TavernDecember 10
MOTLEY CRUE at SaskTel Centre - with Alice Cooper.December 10
Friday December 11
DJ DANGER BAY at Capitol Music ClubDecember 11
SAMANVAYA KIRTAN present an album release with guests. at Christ Church AnglicanDecember 11
TOPHER MILS at Fionn MacCoolsDecember 11
REZ BOYZ at Stan's PlaceDecember 11
SASKATOON LEGENDARY RHYTHM & BLUES at Somewhere Else Pub & GrillDecember 11
RAY ELLIOTT BAND at The Underground Cafe - with Cidne Treen.December 11
SMALL KITCHEN RADIO at Vangelis Tavern - with the Dose.December 11
PROPAGANDHI at Amigos - with Rehashed.December 11
TWO TALL DUDES at Prairie InkDecember 11
FREEMONT STREET at Piggy'sDecember 11
FOOD BANK PIANO-THON FUNDRAISER at The BassmentDecember 11
HANDEL'S MESSIAH presented by the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. at Knox United ChurchDecember 11, 7:00 pm
JOY OF VOX under the direction of B.J. Harris with musical accompaniment by Penny Rosten. at Third Avenue United ChurchDecember 11, 7:30 pm
Saturday December 12
GUNNER & SMITH at Vangelis Tavern - with the Buzzardline and Brodie Moniker. December 12
HALF MOON RUN at Capitol Music Club - with Folly & the Hunter.December 12
SAVAGE HENRY & THE INFAMOUS ONE POUNDERS at Amigos - with Xembryos and Shockflesh.December 12
PASSA PASSA BEFORE CHRISTMAS at O'Brians Automotive Event Centre - with DJs Scott Turner and Heywood. December 12
THE LOST KEYS at Prairie InkDecember 12
SASKATOON LEGENDARY RHYTHM & BLUES at Somewhere Else Pub & GrillDecember 12
FREEMONT STREET at Piggy'sDecember 12
REZ BOYZ at Stan's PlaceDecember 12
SATURDAY AFTERNOON JAM at Bud's on Broadway - All ages.December 12
MAURICE DROUIN'S JAZZY CHRISTMAS at The BassmentDecember 12
SING-A-LONG MESSIAH presented by the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra at Knox United ChurchDecember 12
JOY OF VOX under the direction of B.J. Harris with musical accompaniment by Penny Rosten. at Third Avenue United ChurchDecember 12, 7:30 am
Sunday December 13
NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME MUSIC SOCIETY BRUNCH at Bon TempsDecember 13
LIVE JAM at Stan's PlaceDecember 13
BLUES JAM at Vangelis Tavern - with Fast Eddie. December 13
MAURICE DROUIN'S JAZZY CHRISTMAS at The BassmentDecember 13
SASKATOON CHAMBER SINGERS at Knox United ChurchDecember 13
STAR WARS CHRISTMAS CONCERT at Third Avenue United Church - with the Saskatoon Youth Orchestra and the Saskatoon Strings.December 13
CHRISTMAS WITH ECLIPSE CHORUS and country group Wyatt at Broadway Theatre - $25. See eclipsechorus.com.December 13, 7:30 pm
Tuesday December 15
SUPER JAM at Somewhere Else Pub & Grill - 19+ after 9 p.m.December 15
JAM NIGHT at Capitol Music ClubDecember 15
AUTHORITY ZERO at Louis' Pub - with Versus the World, Honest Friends and Almost Alien. $18 advance, $25 door.December 15, 9:00 pm
Wednesday December 16
MEL TILLIS & THE STATESIDERS at SaskTel CentreDecember 16
Thursday December 17
WIL at Village Guitar & AmpDecember 17
THE MARWILLS with guests. at Capitol Music ClubDecember 17
CMAS ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC at Piggy'sDecember 17
CALJON at CrackersDecember 17
BLUEGRASS JAM at The Underground Cafe - All ages.December 17
Friday December 18
THE RADIATION FLOWERS at Amigos - with Black Tremor.December 18
YOUNG BENJAMINS at Capitol Music Club - with Castle River.December 18
SLOW DOWN, MOLASSES at Vangelis Tavern - with Economics, the Garrys, the Hope State and the Pxrtals.December 18
STANDARD TRIO at Prairie InkDecember 18
TRANSCONTINENTAL BLUES BAND at Somewhere Else Pub & GrillDecember 18
THE MISERY MOUNTAIN BOYS at The Underground Cafe - with Brian McAreavey.December 18
JOMAMA at Piggy'sDecember 18
COUNTRY ROCK COMPANY BAND at Stan's PlaceDecember 18
KARRNNEL AND FRIENDS at The BassmentDecember 18
A DRAM TOO FEW at Fionn MacCoolsDecember 18
PIANO FRIDAYS WITH SHELDON CORBETT at The BassmentDecember 18
Saturday December 19
ONE BAD SON at O'Brians Automotive Event Centre - with the Lazys.December 19
POTLUCK 2015 at Capitol Music Club - featuring Mo' Love tribute to Michael Jackson with the Steadies, Anna Haverstock, Jordan Welbourne and others December 19
A BLASPHEMER'S BALL FOR THE SPIRITUALLY BEREFT AND SEASONALLY DEPRESSED at Amigos - presented by Somnambulist Sound System with Adolyne, the Avulsions, Soul Mates and Little Criminals.December 19
COREY HOWE at Prairie InkDecember 19
VESTI & THE VEXATIONS at The BassmentDecember 19
TRANSCONTINENTAL BLUES BAND at Somewhere Else Pub & GrillDecember 19
JOMAMA at Piggy'sDecember 19
COUNTRY ROCK COMPANY BAND at Stan's PlaceDecember 19
SATURDAY AFTERNOON JAM at Bud's on Broadway - All ages.December 19
FIRESIDE SINGERS CHRISTMAS CONCERT at TCU PlaceDecember 19
Sunday December 20
NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUEGRASS & OLD TIME MUSIC SOCIETY BRUNCH at Bon TempsDecember 20
LIVE JAM at Stan's PlaceDecember 20
BLUES JAM with Fast Eddie. at Vangelis TavernDecember 20
FIRESIDE SINGERS CHRISTMAS CONCERT at TCU PlaceDecember 20
Tuesday December 22
LANG DANG at Amigos - with the Forks and Des Skies. December 22
SUPER JAM at Somewhere Else Pub & GrillDecember 22
JAM NIGHT at Capitol Music ClubDecember 22
Thursday January 1
BFA EXHIBITIONS at Gordon Snelgrove Gallery - Brandon Panasiuk Amy Prive and Floranne St. Amand McLaughlin January 1
DONNA CUTLER: DREAMING OF SPRING at Handmade House - Exhibition of free motion embroidery.January 1
BFA EXHIBITIONS at Gordon Snelgrove Gallery - Brandon Panasiuk Amy Prive and Floranne St. Amand McLaughlin January 1
DONNA CUTLER: DREAMING OF SPRING at Handmade House - Exhibition of free motion embroidery.January 1
ELI BORNSTEIN at Darrell Bell Gallery - Exhibition of wall-mounted abstract sculptures by noted Saskatoon artist.January 1
DAVID STONHOUSE: BETWEEN at Darrell Bell Gallery - Exhibition of patterned abstract paintings.January 1
SATURDAY MORNING DRAWING WORKSHOP at Gordon Snelgrove Gallery - Group exhibition of figure drawing.January 1
WOOD ’16 at The Galleria at Innovation Place - Exhibition of over 200 pieces created by the Saskatchewan Woodworkers Guild and local high school students. See saskwoodguild.ca.January 1, 11:00 am
Thursday December 10
FOUR SEASONS OF RESILIENCE at SCYAP Art Centre & Gallery - A photo exhibit by Indigenous youth from Saskatoon. SCYAP Art Centre. See scyapinc.org.December 10
RAY KEIGHLEY: SELECTED WORKS at Wanuskewin Heritage Park - Exhibition of paintings set in wilderness areas inspired by the artist?s Cree/Metis heritage and Christian upbringing. December 10
ADAM MARTIN: TURTLE MEETS SKY at Wanuskewin Heritage Park - Exhibition of paintings in which the artist draws on First Nations mythology and cosmology to relate the origin story of Sky Woman falling to earth and landing on the back of a giant turtle.December 10
EXPERIENCE REGINA at BAM Artist Collective - Showcase of work by Regina artists including Blair Fornwald, Jason Cawood, Ian Campbell and Amber Phelps Bondaroff.December 10
HUMAN NATURE at Centre East Galleries - Featuring work by John Dickson, FASTWORMS, Sherri Hay, Lisa Myers, David Ruben Piqtoukun and others, this exhibition examines sustainability in relation to our current consumer-based capitalist society. Curated by Corinna Ghaznavi. December 10
DEREK SANDBECK: OUT OF THE WILD at Frances Morrison Library - Exhibition of wood cuts in which the artist subverts conventions of wildlife art to examine humanity?s disconnect with nature. December 10
CHUN HUA CATHERINE DONG: THE SURFACE at Paved Arts - Exhibition of photo and video-based installations in which the artist uses her body as a medium to explore issues tied to immigration, gender and race.December 10
CONVEYING THE MESSAGE OF CHANGE at St. Thomas More Gallery - Exhibition of posters stretching back four decades that were produced by activists seeking justice in South Africa, Latin America and within the Canadian indigenous community. Curated by Don Kossick.December 10
Saturday December 12
ART DRAW at AKA Gallery - Featuring work by over two dozen artists including Zachari Logan, Marie Lanoo, Dagmara Genda, Jonathan Forrest, Mindy Yan Miller and Kevin Wesaquate, this is a fundraiser for AKA. $25. Gala reception Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. December 12
RETA COWLEY: INSPIRATION AND INNOVATION: OPENING RECEPTION. at Art Placement - Exhibition of 17 watercolour and oil paintings from the noted Saskatchewan landscape artist?s estate.December 12, 2:00 pm
Friday December 18
BOOK LAUNCH AND SCREENING at Paved Arts - Launch of a new publication ?PAVEDmeant?, along with a screening of seasonal films on the theme ?shortest day of the year?. Donations accepted for Open Door Society to assist newly arrived refugees.)December 18, 7:00 pm
ART DRAW: GALA RECEPTION at AKA Gallery - Featuring work by over two dozen artists including Zachari Logan, Marie Lanoo, Dagmara Genda, Jonathan Forrest, Mindy Yan Miller and Kevin Wesaquate, this is a fundraiser for AKA. $25.December 18, 8:00 pm