Entertainment

Guitaring in Saskatoon

Those of us that are old enough, especially those of us who are musicians, will remember H.E.L. Music on Broadway, which closed down at least a decade ago. I darkened the doorway there quite a bit, from taking guitar lessons at MTM School of Music upstairs to doing in store appearances with my band in the 90s. The Vinyl Diner occupies part of the upstairs space still, so it’s nice that music still floats around that building on Broadway.

5 Places to Hang With The Family During Easter Break

Full disclosure: I sometimes dread the school holiday breaks. Not because I don’t love spending additional time with my kids, but rather because I know they’ll need to be kept busy or else I’ll hear the dreaded ‘Mom! I’m bored!’.

Luckily, there are a ton of great family-friendly places to hang with kids of all ages in Saskatoon. Here are some of our favourites:

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Gaming Night Out!

By now you must have noticed that the geeks have inherited the Earth, or at least, they’ve taken over popular entertainment. One only needs to take a look at the television or Hollywood releases to see things from comic books to video games capturing our zeitgeist. And that trend hasn’t escaped Saskatoon, with events like Sask Expo, our own answer to ComicCon, being hugely successful.

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The Roxy Theatre is the Wintertime Place to Go

When the weather fluctuates as much as it does here in Saskatoon, sometimes it’s more difficult to make plans than one would think. It could be freezing cold today and surprisingly warm tomorrow; constantly yet unexpectedly switching between ice, slush and snow. The best thing to do is to adapt, but sometimes making the best out of an environmentally unfriendly day is exhausting.

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