Pin It
Favourite

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ten unmissable weekend picks

NSCAD hosts a TEDx talk, African Heritage Month kicks off with a swank opening night and Don Connolly hosts his last Information Morning from the Cunard Centre. 

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 4:58 PM

10
Tell It To The Mic presents Jessica Leblanc
Friday
Poet Jessica Leblanc shares some verses at this Alteregos Cafe open-mic session, where audience members are encouraged to share their stories, songs or even read blog posts at the mic. 

9
The 2nd annual Garrett Mason Extravaganza
Saturday 
The local blues legend shares a swath of original songs at this Resolutes Club show. 

click to enlarge Dartmouth fashion designer Tabitha Osler talks about the way forward for sustainable fashion as NSCAD's TEDx talk Sunday (see 4). - RILEY SMITH PHOTO
  • Riley Smith photo
  • Dartmouth fashion designer Tabitha Osler talks about the way forward for sustainable fashion as NSCAD's TEDx talk Sunday (see 4).

8
UCW Management Night
Saturday
Head to the Spryfield Lions Rink (25 Drysdale Road) for this night of mat-slamming madness as wrestlers Chuck Martin and Dave Boyce each pick an opponent to face off against in the ring. 

7
Celluloid Stream Film Series: Marianne and Juliane
Thursday
The Modulating Mansion screens a celluloid copy of New German Cinema titan Margarethe Von Trotta's 1981 flick that follows two sisters—one a journalist, one a radical terrorist and both devoted to the same cause. 

6
Don Connolly's last Information Morning
Friday 
The legendary host who's been helping Nova Scotians wake up for over four decades is retiring from the airwaves. This, his last broadcast, is a roast filled with special surprise guests and familiar voices that you can watch at The Cunard Centre. Read more about Don's goodbye in this week's issue of The Coast. 

MAJE and a slew of local hip hop heavyweights light up the T-Room Thursday (see 5). - MEGHAN TANSEY WHITTON PHOTO
  • Meghan Tansey Whitton photo
  • MAJE and a slew of local hip hop heavyweights light up the T-Room Thursday (see 5).

5
T-Party Episode 1 feat. MAJE, King Wooz and more
Thursday
One of the brightest rising stars in the local hip hop scene, MAJE brings killer rhymes to the T-Room for a show that'll make you wanna move. 

4
TEDxNASCAD
Sunday
NSCAD gives you some serious brain food with a slew of speakers on various topics at its Bell Auditorium, including Adrian Fish tracing Germany's history through its abandoned buildings; Tabitha Osler speaking about sustainable fashion and the next steps for the industry; and Ken Schwartz on creating a rural culture. 

3
Being Evil feat. DJ Queen
Friday
One part dance party and one part drag performance, this all-out riot at Menz & Mollyz asks what's the use in being good, anyway, when being evil is so much more fun. Rocadella Deluca and Jennifer Dafuque perform while DJ Queen spins hot wax to make you melt into the dance floor. 

2
African Heritage Month opening night
Thursday 
The kickoff to 2018's African Heritage Month sees a traditional opening night ceremony stuffed with musical entertainment and special guests at the Halifax North Memorial Public Library. 

1
Stop Kiss
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
The Dartmouth Players give a redux of Diana Son's off-broadway '90s hit, a shuffled-deck story bouncing between the early days of Sara and Callie's relationship and the days following a homophobic attack.

Survey Asks

Atlantic Playland is now Atlantic Splash Adventure, featuring waterslides like the Bluenose Blaster and Bowl of Fundy. What other Nova Scotia-inspired attractions could the waterpark offer?

  • Sable Island Shipwreck
  • Bomb Cyclone
  • Historic Waveyard
  • Power Outage Plunge
  • Donair Dunk

View Results

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Remember, it's entirely possible to disagree without spiralling into a thread of negativity and personal attacks. We have the right to remove (and you have the right to report) any comments that go against our policy.

The Scene

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 47
April 19, 2018

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.