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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Feast upon the (Burger) weekend with these Sure Things

Posted By on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Burger Week has finally arrived, so this weekend is the time to patty on and chow down. What to do in between meals? Try catching a soon-to-be-classic road flick, peeping Jordan Bennett’s much-lauded art show before it wraps, watch some vintage cartoons with a live soundtrack and more.

Neither Wolf Nor Dog is your new favourite road movie—you just don't know it yet.
  • Neither Wolf Nor Dog is your new favourite road movie—you just don't know it yet.

Halifax Burger Week 2019
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Halifax Burger Week is the city-wide burger-eating sensation and fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia, put on by The Coast. Creative burger offerings either have a set price of $6, or cost more and the restaurant donates a share of each burger's price to Feed NS. Get ready to chow down with your Burger Passport, available in this week's Coast. more deets

Neither Wolf Nor Dog screening
Saturday

A screening of the bound-to-be-classic road movie that's adapted from the '90s novel, this flick sees a white author called on to pen the life story of a Lakota Elder. After a false start, the author is essentially forced on a road trip across "the heart of the contemporary Native American landscape." See it at The Bus Stop Theatre. more deets

Poems For Impending Doom launch
Friday
Head to Art Bar + Projects to celebrate this digital launch of poems by local verse-builders exploring how they'd re-do civilization if given the chance. more deets

Saturday morning cartoons
Saturday

Catch this quirky screening of some vintage cartoons, accompanied with a live soundtrack courtesy of local five-piece Fifth Wind. Held at Mobia Technology, 340 Wright Ave # 13, Dartmouth. more deets

Jordan Bennett's ground-breaking installation at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia wraps this weekend, so don't sleep on it! - RAW PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO IMAGE
  • Raw Photography Studio image
  • Jordan Bennett's ground-breaking installation at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia wraps this weekend, so don't sleep on it!

BIGsmall
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Get a glance at the impressive permanent collection of the Saint Mary's University Art Gallery with this show that contrasts, yup, big and small pieces. more deets

Ketu'elmita'jik
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Jordan Bennett's first Nova Scotia show saw the artist make an immersive space in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, taking historical artifacts from Mi’kmaq and Beothuk cultures and continuing their shapes and narratives onto the very walls of the gallery. See the iconic, lauded show before it wraps on March 31. more deets

The Memorialist
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
D’Arcy Wilson delivers this mix of photography, video projection and historical artifacts while studying the colonialist way settlers view and understand nature at the Dalhousie Art Gallery. more deets

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Icarus-Colour-Space
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Inspired by the legend of Icarus and his ill-fated attempt to fly closer to the sun, sculptor Sydney Blum debuts this collection of wing-shaped pieces that suggest a "continuum of time and space." The Studio 21 show also acts as Blum's firs showing in Halifax. more deets

Ashley MacIsaac teams up with Symphony Nova Scotia once again for a rip-roaring show. - SUBMITTED PHOTO
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  • Ashley MacIsaac teams up with Symphony Nova Scotia once again for a rip-roaring show.

BurgerFriesPop unofficial Burger Week celebration w/Kilmore, StoneHouse, The B+ Players, Privacy Bag
Saturday
The band with burger in the name gets in on the Burger Week fun with this beefy set at Gus' Pub. more deets

Ashley MacIsaac w/Symphony Nova Scotia
Friday, Saturday, Sunday

"He’s brash, brilliant and one of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time. Cape Breton’s own platinum-selling, multiple-award-winning Ashley MacIsaac returns to Symphony Nova Scotia for a fiery, foot-stomping concert of savage energy, furious fiddling and rollicking down-home fun," show organizers promise of the bound-to-be-epic showcase. Catch it at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium. more deets

Maura Whitman
Thursday
The R&B-tinged songs of Maura Whitman—combined with her Alicia Keys-influenced vocals—will make you an instant fan. Catch her set at the Halifax Grammar School. more deets

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A Choir of Desire and Demands on Repeat performance and reception
Friday
The Khyber's latest artist-in-residence, Annie Wong, debuts her performance art piece the gallery calls " a nomadic choral performance...that recalls, reminds and repeats demands made by feminist movements across geography and history." A reception follows at the Khyber. more deets

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