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Friday, September 13, 2019

Have a poppin' weekend with these Sure Things

Posted By on Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 4:54 PM

Get into feast mode at the return of Italian Weekend, rock out with the hardcore punk of Mobina Galore and pass the popcorn at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival's opening weekend.

Hitting up Italian Weekend means feasting on homemade eats like cannoli and endlessly layered lasagna. - RILEY SMITH PHOTO
  • Riley Smith photo
  • Hitting up Italian Weekend means feasting on homemade eats like cannoli and endlessly layered lasagna.

Who Let The Dogs Out screening
Over 120 movies will be shown at this year's FIN Atlantic International Film Festival—and while they are all awesome in their own way, who could resist this wild, wacky, deep-dive into the Baha Men's biggest hit? Catch it at Cineplex Cinemas Parklane. more deets

Italian Weekend
Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Knocked down but not out by Hurricane Dorian, this festival of all things Italy was postponed to this weekend. Sample language lessons, bocce, and lots and lots of tasty food at the Italian Cultural Centre. Ciao! more deets

The Word on the Street Festival
Have you heard the word? The Word on the Street Book & Magazine Festival returns to Halifax Central Library for three floors of author Q&As, poetry readings, panel discussions and more. more deets

North By Night Market
The final night market of the summer sees DJs, food trucks and local artisans descend on Gottingen Street for an end-of-season hurrah. more deets

A record of the walks Japanese artist On Kawara took in Halifax builds an emotional map of the city at Hermes. - ON KAWARA ARTWORK
  • On Kawara artwork
  • A record of the walks Japanese artist On Kawara took in Halifax builds an emotional map of the city at Hermes.

The Birds and the Bees
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The Nova Scotia Potters Guild's latest group effort sees this pastoral-steeped showcase, buzzing and flapping with works inspired by—and bedecked with—birds and bees, descend upon the Craig Gallery. more deets

Being-in-the Breathable: 44.649589,-63.574150
Saturday, Sunday
A map of the city and its heart, this collection of paintings stamped with co-ordinates act as a record of the walks artist On Kawara took while visiting Halifax in 1973. more deets

Salvador Dali, a suite of prints
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
The dandy of dadaism and sultan of surrealism, there is no comparison to Dali. Here at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, his later work—widely influenced by the Italian Renaissance and the Catholic Church—provides a rare glimpse into the post-melting-clock years. more deets

11 Layers
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
A group showcase by 11 emerging artists who participated in the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia's Summer Professional Development Residency. more deets

The power-punk of Mobina Galore will rock you. - DWAYNE LARSON PHOTO
  • Dwayne Larson photo
  • The power-punk of Mobina Galore will rock you.

Heart Attack Kids w/Diner Drugs

High-voltage rock that'll shred your eardrums is the big promise the Heart Attack Kids always delivers on. Witness for yourself at Gus'. more deets

Mobina Galore
The Winnipeg power-chord punk duo Mobina Galore has shared the stage with the likes of Against Me! and Propagandhi, but steal the show in their own right. See 'em in action at Gus'. more deets

The roots-y reggae of Jah'Mila will make a fan out of you. Catch the beat at Bearly's! more deets

Jinjoo Cho w/Hyun Soo Kim

Prize-winning violinist Jinjoo Cho returns to the Maritime Conservatory for a highly-charged performance with celebrated pianist Hyun Soo Kim. more deets

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