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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Dribble and dunk into the weekend with these Sure Things

Posted By on Thu, May 30, 2019 at 4:09 PM

From an outdoor Raptors watching party to Aquakultre's epic album release show to OBEY Convention's return, this weekend is gonna be gooooooood.

Tired: Watching reality TV has-beens on Dancing With The Stars. Wired: Spinning (and pole dancing and hula-hoop-aerial-things-ing) with local stars instead. - STOO METZ PHOTO
  • Stoo Metz photo
  • Tired: Watching reality TV has-beens on Dancing With The Stars. Wired: Spinning (and pole dancing and hula-hoop-aerial-things-ing) with local stars instead.

Tidal League Block Party: NBA Finals Viewing at Rogers Square
Thursday

An epic outdoor viewing party held in Rogers Square (the outdoor space in the centre of the Convention Centre) sees Halifax creating its own take on Jurassic Park as the Raptors (hopefully) make history. Beats by Neon Dreams' DJ JO makes it even more of a party. more deets

Spinning With The Stars
Friday

The Dancing With The Stars-inspired performance returns, seeing pole and circus performers pair with Halifamous locals for jaw-dropping performances at Spatz Theatre. more deets

Cycle Through A Cathedral
Sunday

Peep the stunning gothic architecture and stained glass of the Cathedral Church of All Saints as you pedal along the guided indoor pathway at this Bike Week celebration. more deets

Zero-Waste Night Market
Sunday

As part of Oceans Week 2019, this nighttime market goes waste-free to remind us of all our trash that's winding up in bodies of salt water the world over. Held at Alexander Keith's Nova Scotia Brewery. more deets

Argyle Fine Art's latest showcase is a visual hit of Vitamin C. - NATASHA GRENKE ARTWORK
  • Natasha Grenke artwork
  • Argyle Fine Art's latest showcase is a visual hit of Vitamin C.

Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art
Saturday, Sunday

A stereotype-challenging, narrative-reshaping exploration of Blackness in Canada at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, with works by artists Sandra Brewster, Chantal Gibson, Sylvia D. Hamilton, Bushra Junaid, Charmaine Lurch, Esmaa Mohamoud, Michèle Pearson Clarke and Gordon Shadrach. more deets

No Artificial Flavours or Colours
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Natasha Grenke provides detail-rich depictions of your favourite vitamin-added thirst quenchers at this sweet Argyle Fine Art showcase. more deets

And 5, 6, 7, 8
Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Erin Chapman's print-and-installation-based showcase explores Obsessive Compulsive Disorder through her memories of competitive dance. "OCD causes Chapman to count continuously," the gallery adds, so here she gives the endless march of numbers a visual representation with bright patterns and kinetic screen prints. See it at The Anna. more deets

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Still Under
Saturday, Sunday
Fionnuala Reynolds' set of deep-sea-inspired canvases are leaving the walls of Hermes soon—so peep the blue-filled beauts while you can. more deets

Halifax music scene vet Leanne Hoffman finallllly releases her long-awaited solo album with a can't-miss show this weekend. - CAROLINA ANDRADE PHOTO
  • Carolina Andrade photo
  • Halifax music scene vet Leanne Hoffman finallllly releases her long-awaited solo album with a can't-miss show this weekend.

Music For a Great Space: Celebrating the Feast of the Ascension w/The Choir of All Saints Cathedral
Sunday

"The Choir of All Saints Cathedral will present a concert of masterworks composed for the great cathedrals of England and Europe to commemorate the Feast of the Ascension," show organizers offer of this sweeping set of songs directed by the Grammy-winning Paul Halley. Marking the end of the choir's current season, attendees can expect "celebratory music from Renaissance composers such as Schütz, Pachelbel, Byrd and Gibbons" and more in the history-steeped church. more deets

Leanne Hoffman album release show w/Kellie Older
Thursday
Hoffman's website bio describes her sound as a mix of Lou Reed and Metric, mentioning her long-awaited solo debut was produced by the award-winning soul and rock powerhouse Erin Costelo. Celebrate the new stack of songs at this show at The Carleton. more deets

Strange Froots w/Zamani
Friday

A chill afternoon of deep grooves awaits as Montreal's Strange Froots, the trio of female MCs exploring the Black diaspora through sound, dishes up tunes. Opening act Zamani, this week's Coast cover star and a singer-songwriter-composer who counts Solange and India.Arie as influences, rounds out the fun. Part of the Mayworks Festival and OBEY Convention, this show is held on the George Dixon Centre's Greenspace, with a rain location at the Bus Stop Theatre. more deets

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Aquakultre + Ghettosocks album release party
Friday

The D'Angelo-y Aquakultre and golden-era hip hop-influenced MC Ghettosocks are a match made in playlist heaven. Here, the semi-frequent collaborators celebrate brand new bops with an album release show that sees Black Buffalo Records on site at the Mayflower Curling Club selling wax. more deets
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