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Thursday, December 1, 2016

10 cool ways to spend the weekend

As winter creeps in, we've got hot shops, plays and cool ballets!

Posted By on Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 2:26 PM

The Coast's Doughball
A VIP bake sale full of festive treats makes this afternoon a dessert lover's dream.

Sable Island's Birthday Party
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is throwing a party to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Sable Island becoming a nationally-protected site. The fete is complete with cake and refreshments.

click to enlarge Jean Sébastien Denis' Edgy Canvases are a study of depth (see 5). - JEAN-SÉBASTIEN DENIS
  • Jean-Sébastien Denis
  • Jean Sébastien Denis' Edgy Canvases are a study of depth (see 5).

Have Yourself a Gothic Little Christmas
Saturday // Sunday
Not your typical holiday market, this event specialized in niche items from steampunk to anime to fairy tale.

Dyscontrol Record Release Show
A night of raw, frayed, get-ready-to-be-swayed punk sound.

TU Processed
Friday // Saturday // Sunday
A new, modern-style circus show crafted by vets of the biz!

click to enlarge The dancers in B-SIDE break out their B-Girl moves (see 1). - RACHEL CHISHOLM
  • Rachel Chisholm
  • The dancers in B-SIDE break out their B-Girl moves (see 1).

Jean-Sébastien Denis: New Works
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
These edgy mylar works start with rough, geometric shapes before diving into emotionally-frayed sketches underneath.

Shaun Majumder & Friends—New Material Only
The only rule at this comedy show is in the name: All new laughs.

Animation With Love
Friday // Saturday // Sunday
A celebration of independent animated works, this film fest screens shorts with a focus on emotional connection with the audience.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Thursday // Friday // Saturday
The classic Shakespearian summertime tale is being dished up as winter settles in, warming audiences with themes of love and wildness.

Friday // Saturday
Edgy, urban choreography is on offer at this hip-hop-steeped dance show.

Survey Asks

After committing $21 million for a high school no one needed, what other folly should the province spend its money on?

  • A Bluenose 3
  • Some scratch-and-win tickets
  • Positive thinking
  • Booze
  • Another Ivany report?
  • Holiday cheer

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