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Heat up your weekend with these Sure Things

Banish January blahs with an epic, one-person dance show all the way from Norway; BA Johnston's weirdo rock at Gus’ Pub; the return of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual MLK tribute; and more. Thrill to 12 Sure Things below.

Heat up your weekend with these Sure Things
Trine og Kim designstudio photo
The dancer in the one-person performance Man is so talented, the piece was created with his fancy footwork in mind.

This Changes Everything screening
A screening of the documentary inspired by Naomi Klein's book of the same name, This Changes Everything traces the links between capitalism and climate change, while delivering portraits of vulnerable communities on the front lines of the environmental fight. See it at the Ondaatje Hall in Dal's Marion McCain Building. more deets

Concord Floral
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
A suburban gothic thriller that sees high schoolers acting alongside university students, this award-winning play has King's alum and decorated playwright Pamela Halstead return to the school's theatre space (The Pit) for the story of two teens who discover a body in their warehouse hangout. more deets

Intro to screen printing workshop
At this beginner-level screen printing workshop, attendees create a print of their own with provided materials at Radstorm. Email inkstormscreen@gmail.com to save a spot. more deets

Friday, Saturday
A one-person study in how an individual body can convey themes larger than society, this dance show is performed by critically adored artist Sudesh Adana and choreographed specifically for Adana's rhythmic feet by Sølvi Edvardsen. See it at Dal's Sir James Dunn Theatre. more deets

Heat up your weekend with these Sure Things
Arianne Pollet-Brannen artwork
Hermes Gallery's nine one one ties together scraps of emergency room stories with medical materials and ephemera.

Vietnam scenes
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Film photog extraordinaire (and Coast contributor) Ashley Corbett showcases a series of snaps from her time living in Vietnam at this sweet exhibit and sale, held at Seven Bays. more deets

nine one one
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Arianne Pollet-Brannen makes a case for why we need art, especially in times of crisis, as she displays works made from "gloves and isolation gowns, tourniquets and sutures...complimented by pencil portraits of hospital department personnel" at this Hermes Gallery showcase. more deets

Close to the edge...The Work of Gerald Ferguson
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
It's your last weekend to peep the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia's self-described "comprehensive overview" of the conceptual artist's work. more deets

Bev Pike: Grottesque
Saturday, Sunday

Known for her monumentally scaled paintings, Pike takes it way underground as this exhibit sees 18-feet-tall gouache-on-paper renderings of caves and subterranean grottos engulf Saint Mary's University Art Gallery with dark palettes and baroque detailing. more deets

Heat up your weekend with these Sure Things
Adams Photography photo
The Nova Scotia Mass Choir's annual hat-tip to Martin Luther King Jr. takes place this weekend.

Joel Plaskett w/Dave Sampson

The cannabis company FIGR is giving the chance to see Dartmouth's own troubadour play a hometown(ish) gig for free. The catch? You gotta register on its website before heading down to The Marquee. more deets

The Dream Continues: A musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A musical tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. from the golden vocal chords of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir gets even more epic with the addition of local R&B powerhouse Reeny Smith. more deets

BA Johnston w/Outtacontroller, Which Witch is Which, Cathartics

Loveable, greasy weirdo BA Johnston returns to roll around on the floor of Gus' Pub while singing relatable jams about being broke and hating your job. more deets

CAMERON w/Cyrus R. O. Group, Cal Johnson & The Former Curse, Braden Lam

CAMERON, the sister act that's too cool for you, opens this rock-heavy set at The Carleton that also features the sweet sounds of the apple-cheeked, Justin-Bieber-gone-folk up-and-comer Braden Lam. more deets

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Morgan Mullin

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

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