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Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Music

September

Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Fests, Talks + Films

SEPTEMBER

Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Stage

September

Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Visual Arts

14 Bells Fine Art Gallery Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm, 5523 Young Street

46 events and festivals to liven up your fall

Including authors, speakers, sneakers, oysters, zinemakers and cosplayers.
PAUL GREENBERG The best-selling American author, who penned the 2014 effort on seafood sustainability Four Fish, comes to Halifax to talk about the future of our oceans and our fish-eating habits. Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue, Thu Sep 14, 7-9pm

Prismatic Arts Festival at a glance

Our full events listings for the Prismatic Arts Festival, happening September 14-23
Prismatic 2017 Opening Gala R&B powerhouse Reeny Smith, HRM poet laureate Rebecca Thomas and more light up the Prismatic Festival's kickoff with this swank celebration that's also totally free!

53 live music events to satisfy your fall concert cravings

Plan your live music playlist with festivals, big ticket shows and smaller music events and get a good mix going.
Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson w/Three Finger Shot Aussie duo Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson bring bluesy rock’n’roll passion to The Carleton—with a retro-folk twist.

Laugh the fall away: A season of comedy events

Get in some laughs this fall with a sneak peek at this season's local comedy.
CANADA, IT'S COMPLICATED The ever-hilarious Mary Walsh is the brains behind this sketch-and-satire-stuffed laugh fest examining the tragedies and triumphs of Canada.

Halifax Explosion: 100 years later

Look back at history while commemorating the centennial of the Halifax Explosion.
Explosion!

22 theatre productions to warm up your fall

An earlybird sampling of what to see in Halifax theatre this fall.
SEEDS Corner Gas star Eric Peterson delivers this true tale of a small-time farmer accused of planting patented seeds from a major agriculture corporation.

Six fall dance performances you can't miss

A sampling of fall dance events to fill your dance card.
BURNWATER:ALCHEMY Mocean Dance invites you to an intimate, 30-seater redux of its 2016 production Burnwater:Alchemy!

Film and movie events for Haliwood, not Hollywood

Blockbuster releases will come and go, but you'll find interesting screenings and festivals here.
FIN: ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Autumn in Haliwood kicks off with the FIN Fest—the freshly re-named Atlantic Film Festival—and we couldn't be more excited.

47 must-see visual art exhibitions this fall

Get thinking, get looking, get listening and get experiencing art right now with our preview of everything for your eyes this fall.
Anna Leonowens Gallery Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 12pm-4pm, Granville Square, 1891 Granville Street Topiary Rich floral scenes grounded in moody palettes are Zachari Logan's signature.

Iron born

A remount of Mocean Dance’s 2016 production Burnwater: Alchemy asks audiences to see things “in a different way.”
Burnwater:Alchemy  September 13-17, 7 pm Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney Street $20/$25

Backbone slides into town

Red Sky Performance’s Backbone presents a contemporary Indigenous dance performance.
Backbone November 17, 8pm Spatz Theatre $30/$25/$20 Students 

Prismatic shines

Prismatic Arts Festival brings dozens of exciting multidisciplinary art events to the city, and there’s no other festival quite like it.
Prismatic Arts Festival September 14-23 various locations prismaticfestival.com

Nocturne turns 10

Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates a decade of pure art magic this October.
Nocturne: Art at Night October 12 & 14 various locations nocturnehalifax.ca

Brian Wilson Sounds off

Bringing the entirety of Pet Sounds on one last tour, Brian Wilson makes a stop in Halifax.
Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performance Saturday, September 16 $99-$144.50 Scotiabank Centre, 5284 Duke Street

Photopolis snaps happy

Halifax’s triennial photography festival happens all October long, and here are some events that earn the early bird award.
PHOTOPOLIS: The Halifax Festival of Photography October 1-31 photopolis.ca

//RESPONSIVE’s light entertainment

//RESPONSIVE: International Light Art Project brings international work to town.
//RESPONSIVE: INTERNATIONAL LIGHT ART PROJECT October 18-21, 7pm-Midnight various locations responsive-halifax.com

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Sure Things:
Fall Guide

Sunday, Oct 21

Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Acclaimed Indigenous artist Kent Monkman's made a name for himself with his ability to infuse baroque-feeling canvases with subversive stories. Here, the

Sunday, Oct 21

Nanabozho’s Sisters

A group show that "acknowledges the history of Indigenous women artist’s contribution to the deployment of humour, irony, and satire within the

Thursday, Oct 25

The Angry Inuk screening

A screening of the 2016 documentary that follows " a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions

Saturday, Oct 27

Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène

When Paris fell for Helen of Troy, it was only a matter of time until Helen's hubby went to war to get

Friday, Nov 2

Searching For A Place To Land

Jenny Yujia Shi's exhibit, "compelled by the artist's ongoing effort in pursuing permanent resident status in Canada," explores themes of border-crossing and

Tuesday, Nov 6

Earthline Tattoo Collective

Earthline Tattoo Collective, a four-member Indigenous art collective that is an expert in traditional and cultural Indigenous tattoos, invites Indigenous artists to

Tuesday, Nov 13

Stiff Little Fingers w/The Mahones

Diehard punks, your time is now: Iconic Belfast punk outfit Stiff Little Fingers—who's been shredding three chords since 1977 thanks very much—arrives

Thursday, Nov 22

Milk & Bone

Montreal indie darling Milk & Bone brings its synthy, sadcore sound to The Seahorse, with the 2018 Polaris Music Prize long-listed album

Monday, Nov 26

Maiden, Mother, Crone

Rhonda Barrett's collection of works are billed as "a self-directed exploration of what it means to the artist, Rhonda Barrett, to be

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Vol 26, No 21
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