The Oscars

Typically, this annual Regina Symphony Orchestra salute to movie music happens in advance of the Academy Awards. This year, though, the Oscars were held a tad earlier than usual so all the hoopla in Tinseltown has come and gone.

But if you’re a movie nut, you still have a chance to celebrate at this Shumiatcher Pops concert that goes Saturday, Feb. 28 at Conexus Arts Centre at 8 p.m. As always, audience members are encouraged to dress up as a favourite Hollywood star or character.

You can find out more on the RSO website, and to give you a sense of what to expect here’s composer John Williams conducting the Boston Pops as they perform his theme from Star Wars:

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