Top 5 picks for the weekend

One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo continues this week with performances including Cathy Jones’ Stranger to Hard Work, 6 Guitars, All the Little Animals I Have Eaten, Landline, Every Brilliant Thing, Juliet and Romeo… the list goes on. 

BIG Winter Classic takes place Thursday-Sunday at various venues downtown and features bands such as TUNS, The Wet Secrets, The Velveteins, 36? Said the Whale, KJ Jansen, Bad Animal, Chad VanGaalen and many, many more.

Oscar Lopez performs with QuiQue Escamilla perform both Friday and Saturday at the Ironwood Stage & Grill. 

Elliott Brood takes the stage Saturday at the Bragg Creek Community Centre.

• The Esker Foundation presents the exhibition Earthlings, featuring work by Roger Aksadjuak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pierre Aupilardjuk, Shary Boyle and more, opening on Friday.