Ten super-sweet weekend picks

Pie-fuelled TV binges, dream catcher DIYs and the drag queen of the year.

10
The Princess Show
Thursday // Friday // Saturday
If you missed this Fringe Fest hit about a bearded princess with candy-hued-hair, this is your chance to get lost in its rich anime-influenced world.

9
Abstract: Selected Works
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
Atlantic Canadian abstract titan Romeo Savoie holds a retrospective of his paint-flecked, Buddhist-inspired works.

The queens of drag crown the year's best at the High Heel Awards (see 4). - STOO METZ AND HILARY LANFREY PHOTO
Stoo Metz and Hilary Lanfrey photo
The queens of drag crown the year's best at the High Heel Awards (see 4).

8
Good Robot's Tournament of Broken Hearts
Saturday
This is the inaugural running of the brewery's curling tourney with a "half-hearted Valentine's Day theme"—#commitmentissues.

7
Symphony in Space w/Chris Hadfield
Saturday // Sunday
An out-of-this-world experience, this show sees astronaut Hadfield docking with Symphony Nova Scotia for a fun program of space-tinged tunes (think David Bowie's Space Oddity).

6
Lift Every Voice: A Musical Showcase
Thursday
Universal Soul, Owen “Sound” Lee, Sanctified Brothers, Lorraine Novelee Buchan and Chudi Harris-Eze celebrate African Heritage Month in genres ranging from hip hop to gospel.

Studio 21 hosts a retrospective of Acadian abstract artist Romeo Savoie's zen meditations. - ROMEO SAVOIE
Romeo Savoie
Studio 21 hosts a retrospective of Acadian abstract artist Romeo Savoie's zen meditations.

5
Twin Peaks screening
Friday
Keep the fire burning, one log at a time, with this binge-session of the ‘90s cult classic.

4
High Heel Awards
Saturday
A celebration of the year's best in drag, this evening sees queens Eureka Love, Rouge Fatale and Farrah Moan talk costumes, lip syncing and comedy.

3
Dream catcher workshop
Sunday
Build your own dream catcher while learning the history and significance of the feathered-and-beaded orbs.

2
Fabric of our DNA
Friday
A fashionable evening put on by Soli-productions and MSVU’s Africentric Support Group, this year's event features clothes from designers Wafa Ouzri, Selasie Tagboto and Toria Aidoo.

1
Radio Cafe—Return to Form
Thursday
Shiver me airwaves! Local pirate radio returns to your Halifax dial for a night of fun. Tune in from home or head to 2527 Windsor Street for food, friends and maybe even some time behind the mic.

About The Author

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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