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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Heat up your weekend with these Sure Things

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 10:35 AM

Banish January blahs with an epic, one-person dance show all the way from Norway; BA Johnston's weirdo rock at Gus’ Pub; the return of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual MLK tribute; and more. Thrill to 12 Sure Things below.

The dancer in the one-person performance Man is so talented, the piece was created with his fancy footwork in mind. - TRINE OG KIM DESIGNSTUDIO PHOTO
  • Trine og Kim designstudio photo
  • The dancer in the one-person performance Man is so talented, the piece was created with his fancy footwork in mind.

This Changes Everything screening
Thursday
A screening of the documentary inspired by Naomi Klein's book of the same name, This Changes Everything traces the links between capitalism and climate change, while delivering portraits of vulnerable communities on the front lines of the environmental fight. See it at the Ondaatje Hall in Dal's Marion McCain Building. more deets

Concord Floral
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
A suburban gothic thriller that sees high schoolers acting alongside university students, this award-winning play has King's alum and decorated playwright Pamela Halstead return to the school's theatre space (The Pit) for the story of two teens who discover a body in their warehouse hangout. more deets

Intro to screen printing workshop
Saturday
At this beginner-level screen printing workshop, attendees create a print of their own with provided materials at Radstorm. Email inkstormscreen@gmail.com to save a spot. more deets

Man
Friday, Saturday
A one-person study in how an individual body can convey themes larger than society, this dance show is performed by critically adored artist Sudesh Adana and choreographed specifically for Adana's rhythmic feet by Sølvi Edvardsen. See it at Dal's Sir James Dunn Theatre. more deets

Hermes Gallery's nine one one ties together scraps of emergency room stories with medical materials and ephemera. - ARIANNE POLLET-BRANNEN ARTWORK
  • Arianne Pollet-Brannen artwork
  • Hermes Gallery's nine one one ties together scraps of emergency room stories with medical materials and ephemera.

Vietnam scenes
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Film photog extraordinaire (and Coast contributor) Ashley Corbett showcases a series of snaps from her time living in Vietnam at this sweet exhibit and sale, held at Seven Bays. more deets

nine one one
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Arianne Pollet-Brannen makes a case for why we need art, especially in times of crisis, as she displays works made from "gloves and isolation gowns, tourniquets and sutures...complimented by pencil portraits of hospital department personnel" at this Hermes Gallery showcase. more deets

Close to the edge...The Work of Gerald Ferguson
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
It's your last weekend to peep the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's self-described "comprehensive overview" of the conceptual artist's work. more deets

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Bev Pike: Grottesque
Saturday, Sunday

Known for her monumentally scaled paintings, Pike takes it way underground as this exhibit sees 18-feet-tall gouache-on-paper renderings of caves and subterranean grottos engulf Saint Mary's University Art Gallery with dark palettes and baroque detailing. more deets

The Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual hat-tip to Martin Luther King Jr. takes place this weekend. - ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTO
  • Adams Photography photo
  • The Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual hat-tip to Martin Luther King Jr. takes place this weekend.

Joel Plaskett w/Dave Sampson
Friday

The cannabis company FIGR is giving the chance to see Dartmouth's own troubadour play a hometown(ish) gig for free. The catch? You gotta register on its website before heading down to The Marquee. more deets

The Dream Continues: A musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Saturday
A musical tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. from the golden vocal chords of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir gets even more epic with the addition of local R&B powerhouse Reeny Smith. more deets

BA Johnston w/Outtacontroller, Which Witch is Which, Cathartics
Friday

Loveable, greasy weirdo BA Johnston returns to roll around on the floor of Gus' Pub while singing relatable jams about being broke and hating your job. more deets

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CAMERON w/Cyrus R. O. Group, Cal Johnson & The Former Curse, Braden Lam
Thursday

CAMERON, the sister act that's too cool for you, opens this rock-heavy set at The Carleton that also features the sweet sounds of the apple-cheeked, Justin-Bieber-gone-folk up-and-comer Braden Lam. more deets

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