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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Ten ways to rock the weekend

Burgers, sculptures and girl power galore.

Posted By on Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 3:36 PM

Mystic Con
Friday // Saturday
Can't wait till Hal-Con? Neither can the kids at MSVU, who are offering two days of daily gaming, cosplay contests, discussion panels, lip sync battles and more.

Indie Afternoon at Black Buffalo
Benefits and D'Ambrosia sling coffee house vibes at this intimate show.

click to enlarge An all-female lineup (including Gabrielle Papillon, pictured) brings a night of acoustic pop and girl power vibes to The Seahorse (see 2). - SCREEN SHOT VIA GABRIELLEPAPILLION.COM
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  • An all-female lineup (including Gabrielle Papillon, pictured) brings a night of acoustic pop and girl power vibes to The Seahorse (see 2).

Kirsten Olivia

She's been compared to Solange and Jill Scott, and now brings her big R&B voice to the north end library.

U Sport Men's Basketball Final 8
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday

National net-swishing action takes a slam dunk in Halifax, returning after years of travelling coast to coast. Hosted by the Dalhousie Tigers.

Bone Cage
Thursday // Friday // Saturday
Catherine Bank's poetic and darkly humoured portrayal of life in rural Nova Scotia is a place where stripping the environment means stripping your soul. Catch the play at King's!

click to enlarge Meat the Burger Week's burger bus route (see  5)!
  • Meat the Burger Week's burger bus route (see 5)!

Taste Halifax Burger Bus
Friday // Saturday // Sunday
A VIP preview of this year's Burger Week bests awaits! Burger believers meet at the Marriott for pick up before traipsing through town for meaty morsels washed down by partial pints.

Welcome to Bananaland
An interactive evening that reimagines The Party as an art space, complete with "pre-recorded banana sounds" you can shake a leg to and free banana snacks. Bonus points if you show up in yellow.

Fashion Forward Film Festival: Barbarella
Fashion Forward celebrates flicks from bygone times that imagined what today's clothes would look like. Kicking things off? 1968's Barbarella, a deliciously campy swipe at the '60s futurism movement—complete with Jane Fonda in go-go boots.

Galentine's Day Round 2
Tara Thorne, The Attempted Murder of Laura Jean, Gabrielle Papillon, Laurenn Marchand and CAMERON perform stripped-down versions of your favourite pop songs.

The Girl With The Golden Ear
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
When a record label receptionist is able to predict which songs will top the charts, her career rises as well. This Bedford Players production is based on a Canadian true story.

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