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VIDEO: Ed Sheeran surprises fan singing in Edmonton mall

Sydney Bourbeau was singing Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud" at the West Edmonton Mall on Sunday when Sheeran hopped on stage and joined her.

Sheeran plays Tuesday night at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon.

 

Janet Jackson announces Saskatoon stop on world tour

Janet Jackson is kicking off her world tour in Canada and making a stop in Saskatoon.

Jackson will perform at the SaskTel Centre on Sept. 7.

Her Canadian tour also includes Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Winnipeg, and Toronto.

The Grammy award-winning artist will release her upcoming album in the fall during her Unbreakable World Tour. Jackson has 10 number one singles and 27 top ten hits.

Tickets go on sale June 22.

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MAP: Fans excited for Ed Sheeran concert in Regina

The Brandt Centre will be packed Saturday tonight when British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran takes the stage for a sold-out show.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. but fans are encouraged to arrive early and carpool because there is absolutely no parking on site at the Brandt Centre.

Sixteen-year-old Miranda Tryhorn will be living in a great daydream when she gets to meet her favourite musician before the show. She won a fan contest through Z99 and when she heard she was a winner she started screaming and crying.

PHOTOS: Regina's Pile O Bones Barbecue Championships

People in Regina can follow the delicious smell of barbecue or the sound of live local music to City Square Plaza this weekend to take in the first official Pile O Bones Barbecue Championships.

Families enjoy live music at Pile O Bones BBQ Championships. Adriana Christianson/CJME

Families enjoy live music at Pile O Bones BBQ Championships. Adriana Christianson/CJME

Kim Coates' Ride for Kids expected to roar across prairies

Around 100 motorcycles led by a homegrown movie star will make their way along the province's highways raising money for children.

Kim Coates Ride for Kids will have events in Saskatoon, Warman, and Yorkton as a fundraiser for Creative Kids, which makes art and culture accessible to all children.

No parking at Ed Sheeran concert in Regina

Ed Sheeran fans will not be able to park on site at Evraz Place because Saturday night's concert happens to coincide with the Farm Progress Show.

"We've sent out parking advisories to let people know that it's going to be zero parking on the property," explained Brenda McIntosh, director of events and entertainment at Evraz Place.

Space at Evraz Place is severely limited because of all the heavy farm equipment parked in the lot for the Farm Progress Show.

Victor Sawa's replacement announced in Regina

After an international search, Victor Sawa's replacement has been found.

The long-standing musical director of the Regina Symphony Orchestra (RSO) will be retiring after the 2015-2016 season. Taking up the reins is Gordon Gerrard.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba and currently an associate conductor at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO), Gerrard is coming to the RSO after three seasons with the VSO.

Tickets to Ed Sheeran's Regina show still available for a price

People can still get their hands on tickets to one of Regina's most-anticipated concerts of the year if they're willing to open their wallets wide.

Tickets to Ed Sheeran's June 13 concert at the Brandt Centre have been sold out since going on sale in March. The tickets were originally sold for $89 each. However, as of Wednesday afternoon on UsedRegina.com, there were a few people re-selling tickets. One ad was selling three for $150, or $50 each. Another was selling two tickets for $390, or $195 each.
 

PHOTOS: A.R.C.H.I.E. delivers hope for Sask.'s film industry

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a robotic dog, and his name is A.R.C.H.I.E.

A.R.C.H.I.E. (Artificial Robotronic Canine Hyper-Intelligence Experiment) is being filmed in Saskatchewan, giving some much needed attention to the province's stagnant film industry.

Final farewell to the Mendel Art Gallery

Dozens of people made their way to the Mendel Art Gallery Sunday to say a final farewell to the riverside icon.

The gallery, opened in 1964 by Fred Mendel, will close its doors for the last time at 9 p.m. in preparation for the move to the new location at the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (RMAGS), and the renovation of the old building into the new children's museum.

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