Sure Things:
Summer Guide

Wednesday, Jun 19

Salvador Dali, a suite of prints

The dandy of dadaism and sultan of surrealism, there is no comparison to Dali. Here, his later work—widely influenced by the Italian

Wednesday, Jun 19

Survival of the Slowest

While we tend to focus on fast animals when we think of evolution, considering the speed of a cheetah more advanced than

Friday, Jun 21

2019 Make Music Day

To mark the summer solstice, Alliance Française and friends are helping bring as much music as humanly possible to the streets and

Saturday, Jun 22

Discovery After Dark: Wild Things

An adults-only night at the Discovery Centre means you don't have to feel bad for playing with the exhibits or worry you're

Saturday, Jun 22

CIOE East Coast Music 2019 Summer Showcase

The community-based radio station that's all about promoting local talent returns with another seasonal showcase. This time, acts like Best of Halifax

Sunday, Jun 23

Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers in concert with the Upstream Ensemble

Renowned artist, activist and musician Alan Syliboy and his rain-bringing, eardrum-slapping Thundermakers partner with the imrpov-adoring Upstream Ensemble to deliver music that'll

Wednesday, Jun 26

Tinder Tales live in Halifax

Local comedy gem Catherine Robertson hosts this horrifying-yet-hilarious compilation of online dating wins and woes, shared live.

Wednesday, Jun 26

Alysha Brilla

The Juno-nominated performer, songwriter and producer lands at Stayner's with her signature blend of Indian and African rhythms reflecting her Indo-Tanzanian heritage.

Friday, Jun 28

Halifax Ribfest

Carnivores, get ready! The celebration of ribs returns to the waterfront this summer for your feasting pleasure, with barbecue legends from across

Saturday, Jun 29

Pier 21: The Musical

The historic immigration site turned museum shares its backstory in song and dance with this site-specific piece of theatre. From the arrival

Saturday, Jun 29

Partner w/Designosaur

An early show that lets you bask in the Sackville duo's signature blend of stadium rock riffage and Tegan and Sara-style back-and-forths

Monday, Jul 1

Canada Day 2019 concert feat/ A-Trak, The Sorority, Ellevator, KALLITECHNIS and Carmen Townsend

OK, alright, A-Trak (who used to go by the name Duck Sauce) may have headliner status at this year's all-ages birthday party

Friday, Jul 5

FRESH

While it's all gold in this showcase of works by Sarah Burwash, Jared Betts and Jenny Yujia Shi, Burwash's ability to lay

Friday, Jul 5

FIN Outdoor

Musical lovers, get ready: The always-epic outdoor screenings series that is FIN Outdoor has upped the ante AGAIN, announcing 2019's theme is

Friday, Jul 5

Patterns of Growth

Toni Losey's earthenware pieces rest, nubbly-textured and smooth- silhouetted, in waves of ombre gradient. Finishing flourishes that look like a cross between

Friday, Jul 5

Cavendish Beach Music Festival

Country greats like Carrie Underwood, Russel Dickerson and Eric Church make this trip to a P.E.I. beach more studded with stars than

Saturday, Jul 6

Coffin Skate's roller disco

An old-school roller disco par-taaay—complete with lights and a DJ—to get your summer started with peak That '70s Show vibes. An after

Saturday, Jul 6

East Coast Kite Festival

Peak wholesomeness awaits at this two-day, free fest that sees kite lovers float on with a mix of bring-you-own varieties and over

Saturday, Jul 6

Halifax Water Lantern Festival

It's a perfectly picturesque scene that awaits at the Halifax Water Lantern Festival: A soft, strawberry-hued summer sunset that benefits from the

Saturday, Jul 6

Khyber Night Flea

Modelled off the famous nighttime markets in Southeast Asia, the Khyber Night Flea sees folks hawking antiques, art, books, clothes, services like

Tuesday, Jul 9

Halifax Jazz Festival

These days a jazz festival is less about brass horn solos and more about music that captures the freewheeling spirit jazz embodies.

Tuesday, Jul 9

Shannon Quinn album release show

In the world of Celtic fiddle tunes, Shannon Quinn is a big deal: She's jigged and reeled with the likes of Cirque

Thursday, Jul 11

Lebanese Festival 2019

Leb Fest returns for year 18, offering unmissable, authentic eats, traditional dance performances and live Lebanese music. An on-site artisan gift shop

Friday, Jul 12

Dartmouth at Dusk

A food, art and craft fair held outside Alderney Landing that sees you getting a taste of the local maker scene and

Saturday, Jul 13

Makayla Lynn

Lynn's taken her early-Taylor-Swift vibe to Nashville, shared the stage with the likes of Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, gained major props

Thursday, Jul 18

Wannabe

Toronto's Spice Girls tribute act has travelled the world, making sold-out audiences from Halifax to Dubai go zig-a-zig-ah. Now, the dedicated four-piece—who

Friday, Jul 19

Trunk 7 Music Festival

Musquodoboit Harbour's celebration of the season—and sweet summer tuneage—returns with a lineup so fire it's hard to believe the fest is only

Friday, Jul 19

2019 Afrifest

The annual celebration of African arts and culture returns with master drummers from Burkina Faso, Guinea, The Ivory Coast and Senegal bringing

Saturday, Jul 20

2019 Halifax Pride parade

This year's parade ambassador is the dripping-in-finesse, Best of Halifax Reader's Choice Award-winning drag queen Elle Noir—meaning we're even more stoked than

Saturday, Jul 20

100 Wild Islands paddle and hike

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust and Costal Adventures partner to deliver this epic outdoor session that sees you paddle to the 100

Friday, Jul 26

Harmony Bazaar

Lilith Fair dreams live on in Lockeport, with an all-women lineup for the all-genre Harmony Bazaar. This year, Mo Kenney's crunchy rock

Saturday, Jul 27

Burnt Black

Burnt Black was spawned in the sonic space of rotten, dark metal, coming together to make loud, eardrum-shredding noise in 1994 Yarmouth—of

Wednesday, Jul 31

East Coast Amusements Midway

Tagging along down to the waterfront with the International Busker Festival, this surefire summer staple ain't no Bill Lynch fair—but with a

Wednesday, Jul 31

Halifax Busker Festival

Strong women, fire eaters, Elvis impersonators and more wild, wonderful delights light up the waterfront with five stages' worth of wacky offerings.

Friday, Aug 2

SappyFest

For year 14, local rock legend Julie Doiron's brainchild of an indie, oddball fest brings its signature mix of high art and

Tuesday, Aug 6

An Evening With David Sedaris

The famed New Yorker humorist slash comedian slash author slash radio contributor dazzles as part of the tour for his latest book,

Friday, Aug 9

Rich Aucoin

Winning the award for nicest rock star AND delivering his signature mix of heart-soaring, sonic-confetti-filled indie-electro anthems, Aucoin returns to the Shore

Sunday, Aug 11

Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition

If this sounds like a lighthearted child's gathering, it's clear you've never swung by the competition—now entering its 41 year—when the sand

Wednesday, Aug 21

A Tribe Called Red

You do have to wait until the back half of August for one of the summer's hottest dance parties, but trust it

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