On Feb. 28 at 5 p. m., Dr. Karolyn Smardz- Frost will launch her new book, Steal Away Home, with a talk presented by Acadia’s Department of History & Classics.
In this new biography, Smardz- Frost follows a woman from her enslaved childhood to her death as a free woman. ber ber, f from Geordie Productions of Montreal, on March 3.
This performance was originally scheduled as one of MIPAC’s School- Time Series shows open only to school groups, but with the recent labour dispute making school field trips unlikely, Mermaid decided to ensure this engaging and relevant play could still be presented to local audiences.
Jabber tells the story of a 16- year- old Egyptian girl whose parents transfer her to a new school after graffiti saying, “All Muslims must die” is found on the school wall.
At her new school, she is the only person wearing a hijab. Through humour, its relevance and creativity, Jabber has engaged over 40,000 teens, teachers and parents across Canada.
The one- hour show is recommended for audiences ages 12 and up. The performance also includes a postshow talk back session with the actors.
Due to the late schedule change, there will be no advance tickets for this performance; all sales will be at the door. Admission is $ 10 per person, or $8 with food bank donation - cash or credit card ( no debit) at the door only. Showtime will be at 7 p. m.
For more information, contact 902- 798- 5841. concert in Wolfville’s Al Whittle Theatre is coming up on Saturday, March 4.
Entitled the Ides of Night Kitchen, musical styling by Dano, the Dearlies and some of the Valley’s musical mavens are lined up. Entertainment starts at 8 p. m.
Can you spot the bully goats? Thank goodness they are only acting! CentreStage Theatre is presenting the first family show of 2017, The Three Bully Goats Griff by Patrick Rainville Dorn. With a tweak and a twist, The Three Bully Goats Griff takes on the issue of bullying.
Come to the Upper Performance Centre March 4- 5 and find out. All shows begin at 2 p. m. All tickets are $ 7 for this performance. Call 902678- 8040 for reservations. The play lasts approximately one hour.
The community arts centre in Annapolis Royal has a couple of workshops lined up this winter. Cameron McIntosh will offer a course over four days in March in Batik fabric dying. Sessions run March 6 and 13 from 6: 30- 8: 30 p. m. and March 11 and 18 from 3– 5 p. m. Cost is $ 95.
Then, on March 31 and April 1, Bonnie Baker will present a two- day workshop called The Considered Drawing. She will take 12 students. The registration deadline is March 8.
Call the arts centre on George Street for information at 902- 532- 7069.
On March 5, there will be a special community art day at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts entitled A Woman’s Work is Never Done.
There will be an exploration of the art of women in the early years of the last century - both professional artists and those who perfected traditional forms,
- The Acadia University Art Gallery has its annual Acadia Art Exhibition on until March 1. This exhibition celebrates creative work in the community.
- Artists Dave Lerue and Ian Funke- McKay of Scott’s Bay have composed their newest dual exhibition, this time at Ross Creek Centre for the Arts near Canning.
Each Zone, A Mantle will host a combination of painting, sculpture, inflatables, and projection. The show is on display until March 25.
- Oil, encaustic and pastel artist Lisa Roos is making her Nova Scotia debut at The Firefly Makery, 29 Queen St. in Bridgetown, during the month of February.