Graphic novelist to read at Acadia
Meags Fitzgerald is a Montreal-based artist and an awardwinning illustrator, graphic novelist and stop-motion animator.
She will be reading at the Irving Centre, Acadia University, on March 27 at 7 p.m.
Fitzgerald improvises regularly in Montreal and abroad with her troupe, Quest of the Dragon King. She also participates in live storytelling events including Carte Blanche’s This Really Happened, Confabulation and at Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids.
Long Red Hair is Fitzgerald’s follow up to her acclaimed Photobooth: A Biography. In this graphic memoir, Fitzgerald paints a childhood full of sleepovers, playing dress-up, amateur fortune-telling and renting scary movies, yet Fitzgerald suspects that she is unlike her friends.
Fitzgerald is published by Conundrum Press, which is based in Greenwich.
Agatha Christie’s famous courtroom drama, Witness for the Prosecution, comes to CentreStage Theatre in Kentville.
Witness for the Prosecution is directed by George Henry and Peter Booth. The cast includes Melissa Vidito, Mike Kenny, Bryen Stoddard, J. Marc Charrier, Alan Slipp, Rachel Cooper, Darrell Doucette, Richard Richard, LeRoy Heffernan, Paul Abela, Nancy Henry, Chérie Zinck and Emily Burton.
This production runs weekends until April 1.
The evening shows begin at 7:30 p.m., with the box office opening at 6:45 p.m. The matinee begins at 2 p.m.
Fundy Cinema will screen I, Daniel Blake on March 29 at 7 p.m.
Awarded with a Palme d’Or at Cannes for one of his finest explorations of social realism, Ken Loach tells the story of a 59- year- old carpenter’s struggle to survive in modern day England when he is denied government health benefits after falling ill.
Then, the society will screen Toni Erdmann on April 5 at 7 p.m.
One of the most talked-about films at last year’s Cannes and nominated for a Best Foreign Language Oscar, the new film from German director Maren Ade is an alternately hilarious and mortifying embarrassment comedy about the relationship between a repressed corporate consultant and her incessantly prank-playing dad.
Films screen at the Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville. Tickets are $9 and they are available 30 minutes before screening.
Juno- award winning singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing will perform at Mermaid Imperial Performing Arts Centre on April 7. Showtime is 8 p.m.
In addition to his work with Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, he is one of the most respected names in North American roots-rock. Fearing has released two criticallyacclaimed albums with Andy White as the duo Fearing & White, as well as 10 albums as a solo artist, featuring many musical guests.
Tickets are $23 in advance or $25 at the door. They are available online at Ticketpro.ca, by phone at 888-311-9090, and in person at Windsor Home Hardware and all other Ticketpro outlets.
The Deep Roots Music Cooperative, in partnership with the Atlantic Presenters Association, has announced a Corb Lund concert for April 30.
Brought to this community as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations, the winner of multiple JUNO and Canadian Country Music Awards, Lund will perform at the Festival Theatre in Wolfville at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased on Ticket Pro.
- Harvest Gallery in Wolfville has its 10th annual printmakers show, PRESS, on until April 8.
- Printmaker Micheline Gushue has her Recent Inspirations show on at ARTsPLACE in Annapolis Royal for the month of March.