Nocturne 2018: Fox Hatch

Nocturne 2018: Fox Hatch

The state of Nova Scotia’s forests is explored through the magic of puppets.
Exhibit 102 Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library 5440 Spring Garden Road

L’nuwesimk: El-noo-wee-simk: Speaking Indian

Ursula Johnson and Angella Parsons find intimacy and history all over the city.
Exhibit 201 Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre 2158 Gottingen Street (6pm) Burying grounds at Sinnot Hill Park, 31 Windmill Road, Dartmouth (8pm) Granville Court, Granville at Duke Street (10pm)

Nocturne 2018: Poemtree

Examining the meaning, music and power of language.
Exhibit 307 5057 Salter Street

Nocturne 2018: Let Evening Come

Micro-concert invites attendees to experience the night in all of its mystery.
Exhibit 505 Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission 163 Portland Street

Nocturne 2018: Reading the Truth and Reconciliation Report

Members of The Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace speak the report’s truth where Cornwallis once stood.
Exhibit 215 Park at Hollis and Barrington Street

Nocturne 2018: Free Consultations

Dramatic Changes wants to support you.
Exhibit 115 Victoria Park, Spring Garden Road at South Park Street

Nocturne 2018: Black Hair Magic

An exploration of the importance and versatility of Black hairstyles
Exhibit 400 Alteregos Cafe, 2193 Gottingen Street

Nocturne 2018: Queer Songbook Orchestra

The Toronto-based outfit reinterprets queer classics and hidden gems.
Exhibit 404 Portia White Atrium, Citadel High, 1855 Trollope Street

Urbania’s legend

Nearly twenty years after their theft, Christopher Porter’s photos were found in an abandoned barn. Some of what he’s salvaged are now on display in Lunenburg.
Christopher Porter, Urbania Part 1 October 5-15 (opening reception Oct 5, 7pm) Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg

Fall Arts: Anna Leonowens at 50

NSCAD’s gallery celebrates with a new logo, retrospective exhibitions and hot merch.
With over 125 shows annually, Anna Leonowens Gallery has plenty on its plate.

Fall Arts: On & Off the Wall at Chase Exhibition Gallery

Lunenburg comes to Halifax in a celebratory artistic collaboration.
On & Off the Wall To September 30 Chase Exhibition Gallery Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue Discover two hidden gems with On & Off the Wall: Peer Gallery Contemporary Art and Chase Gallery.

Fall Arts: Selections from Five Decades at Studio 21

Father and son artists James G. and Turner G. Davis help christen the gallery’s new home.
James G. Davis and Turner G. Davis Selections from Five Decades To October 10 Studio 21, 5431 Doyle Street

Fall Arts: Emily Lawrence, Scratch & Sniff Menu at The Craig Gallery

The artist uses the senses to evoke memory in this interactive exhibition.
Emily Lawrence, Scratch & Sniff Menu To October 7 The Craig Gallery, 2 Ochterloney Street

Prismatic preview: SuperNova and Rah-Eleh’s identity issues

The Iranian-Canadian artist uses her humourous one-woman show to explore race, gender and politics.
SuperNova To September 17 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis Street

The kid gloves come off at CFAT

Young children become art critics—blunt ones—at the Centre for Art Tapes’ new show, Tiny Takeover
Tiny Takeover: Kid Critics To August 31 Centre For Art Tapes, 2238 Maitland Street

Visual arts review: A Tapestry of our Towns

Art 1274 Hollis celebrates a decade
To July 31 Art 1274 Hollis, 1274 Hollis Street

Visual arts review: Jane Kidd’s Curious and group show Material Remains at MSVU

A pair of shows use textiles to explore gender and the environment
Jane Kidd, Curious and Material Remains To August 26 Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 166 Bedford Highway

Visual arts review: Kaashif Ghanie, Adaption and Nicholas Rosin, Disposable Income

A pair of shows at Hermes offer historical context by way of clay and contemporary commentary made of metal.
Kaashif Ghanie, Adaption and Nicholas Rosin, Disposable Income To June 24 Hermes, 5682 North Street In the latest exhibitions at Hermes, curator Becky Walter-Nolan has paired two emerging artists fresh out of the 2018 airCRAFT residency at the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia.

Coast 25: Art directors on their favourite covers

CHRIS MUELLER Coast art director: March 1997-August 1999 Career highlights: Assistant art director at Esquire, art director at Vanity Fair, design director at The New Yorker Now: Creative director at The Foundry at Time Inc. Memorable covers: The one with the present. It was super-fun.

Visual art review: Ted Coldwell, Colours from the Earth

An alchemical approach to nature photography.
Ted Coldwell, Colours from the Earth To June 3 ViewPoint Gallery, 1272 Barrington Street This is perhaps the easiest time of year to appreciate nature’s beauty.

Visual arts review: Red and Ascension at Studio 21

A double-header of paintings and drawings offers two times the loveliness.
Marilyn McAvoy, Red Charley Young, Ascension Studio 21 Fine Art, 1273 Hollis Street To June 6

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Vol 26, No 21
October 18, 2018

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