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Ten lovely weekend picks

Valentine's, schmalentines—we're loving these live shows, foreign films and art talks.

Coach Carter in Halifax
Meet the iconic coach-turned-motivational-speaker, or chill at the library with a screening of the 2005 film he inspired. Yeah, this guy's so cool he was played by Samuel L. Jackson.

CinemaScope: An evening with Otto Künzli
Swiss-trained, Munich-based artist Otto Künzli discusses his multi-decade career in conceptual jewellery at the Central Library.

Ten lovely weekend picks
Fiona Garden photo
Chris Lorenzo brings British house music to Halifax (see 2).

Friends trivia night
Thursday // Friday
Take your besties—the ones who’ll be there for you, and you’ll be there for them too—and crowd on a couch at The Board Room for this night of trivia based on the ‘90s classic.

The London Festival Opera w/Symphony Nova Scotia
A slew of UK opera greats cross the Atlantic for a compilation show of classic stage songs at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.

Downtown Dartmouth food crawl
If good eats are your one true love, book it to Bodega Boutique for a snack-filled stroll around Dartmouth's downtown.

Ten lovely weekend picks
courtesy of NSCAD
Conceptual jewellery—like this chain of wedding rings—is artist Otto Künzli's speciality. He talks bling at the Central Library Thursday night ( See 9).

If you think you've seen it all when it comes to tales of star-crossed lovers, this South Pacific flick will prove you wrong.

The Nature of Nature: The Photographs of Thaddeus Holownia
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
Thaddeus Holownia spent four decades exploring how we interact and respond to our environment from behind a camera lens. Here, 180 of his best snaps snag AGNS wall space.

Valentine's Dough Ball
Because chocolate is the best part of Valentine season anyway, The Coast hosts this VIP bake sale with one-hour tasting sessions.

Chris Lorenzo
Part of the Birmingham, UK house music resurgence, Lorenzo brings heavy beats to Pacifico.

Tunes For Trees
Exiled To Sea rocks out for our forests at this Greenpeace fundraiser.

Morgan Mullin

Morgan was the Arts & Entertainment Editor at The Coast, where she wrote about everything from what to see and do around Halifax to profiles of the city’s creative class to larger cultural pieces. She started with The Coast in 2016.
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