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Thurs­day

Novem­ber 8

Big Ticket Shows

SYM­PHONY NOVA SCO­TIA PRESENTS: BERN­HARD AND

BEETHOVEN A strik­ing night at the sym­phony that goes heavy on two clas­sic-choice com­posers. Re­becca Cohn Au­di­to­rium, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Ave, 7:30pm ERIN COSTELO AL­BUM RE­LEASE

SHOW Lo­cal soul gem Erin Costelo re­turns with al­bum num­ber five—ti­tled Sweet Marie— for a rol­lickin’ show that sees her backed by a full band. Read more about Costelo and her cir­cuitous route to break­through suc­cess in this is­sue’s cover story on page 10. Fort Massey United Church, 5303 Tobin Street, $25, 7:30pm

DJ + Danc­ing

AU­DIO THER­APY THURS­DAYS

Re­flec­tions, $7/$9, 11pm

CLAS­SICS ON WAX VINYL NIGHT

Lion & Bright, 8pm-12am FLAVA FEAT. DJ 5RIVERS, DJ FADZWA, DJ TRAN’ZISH(E)N

The Sea­horse, $4.50, 10pm-2am

DJ IV W/DJ OKAY TK Vinyl Retro Dance Lounge

DJ RANDY Monte’s

Live Mu­sic

40 FIN­GERS Split Crow Pub ANN DENNY Le Bistro, free THE CONQUERALLS W/THE OXFORDS Gus’ DON­ALD MACLEN­NAN & MICHAEL DAL­TON

Com­pass Dis­tillers, 7:30-10:30pm

GABRIEL MINNIKIN Bearly’s HAL­I­FAX RE­GIONAL ARTS MU­SIC PRO­GRAM STU­DENTS’ CON­CERT

Faith Taber­na­cle, $12, 7-8:30pm

THE MELLOTONES The Lo­cal THE RIOT SQUAD Stayner’s, 8pm SELBY EVANS W/THE SOHEI

The Car­leton, 9pm-12:30am

Fri­day

Novem­ber 9

Big Ticket Shows

THE TREWS W/RAIN OVER ST. AM­BROSE

Antigo­nish’s best dose of rock ’n’ roll comes home to thrill the strong base of lo­cal fans. The Mar­quee Ball­room, 2037 Got­tin­gen Street, 8pm

DJ + Danc­ing

DJ DXS Paci­fico DJ TONY HAZE The Bit­ter End STYLUST The Sea­horse

Live Mu­sic

40 FIN­GERS Split Crow Pub CODY DEGAUST Stayner’s GAR­RETT MA­SON W/STAND BACK The Car­leton, 10pm JOHN TETRAULT Le Bistro, free MIKE COWIE AND GERRY CARRUTHERS Press Gang Res­tau­rant MIKE TRASK Bearly’s THE NEW MIL­LEN­NI­ALS W/MOA

High Life So­cial Club, 8pm OUT­LAW COUN­TRY TRIB­UTE NIGHT W/THE DELUXEDOS Gus’ SLEEPSHAKER W/CON­VER­SA­TION, DESIGNOSAUR, NORC

The Pavil­ion, 6:30-10pm WHAT THE FOLK! WAR, PEACE, PROTEST Lo­cal Coun­cil of Women House, 7-9pm

Satur­day

Novem­ber 10

Big Ticket Shows

FIFTH WIND Fifth Wind—the wind- in­stru­ment-tot­ing five-piece—con­tin­ues the Dart­mouth Com­mu­nity Con­cert As­so­ci­a­tion’s new sea­son. Wood­lawn United Church, 54 Wood­lawn Road, $10-$25, 7:30pm

DJ + Danc­ing

BUMP & GRIND: A ‘90S R&B THING Lion & Bright, 10pm-2am DJ RANDY Monte’s FREE THE MU­SIC DANCE PARTY

Stayner’s, 9:30pm PINEO & LOEB Paci­fico RETRO NIGHT The Sea­horse

Live Mu­sic

40 FIN­GERS Split Crow Pub BARRY COOKE AND THE BLUE DEVILS Bearly’s. 10pm BEAR LE FRIENDS W/ NEBULLAMA, COUGHIN FITTERS Menz GAR­RETT MA­SON

New Scot­land Brew­ing Co., 7pm JAGUAR KNIGHT W/BURGERFRIESPOP, THE FLAKES, PRI­VACY BAG, B+ PLAY­ERS

Gus’, 10pm JOHN TETRAULT Le Bistro, free KEITH MULLINS

Get lo­ca­tion info by email­ing mle­blanc.patch­work@gmail.com, $20, 8-10:30pm MICHELLE MOCK AND THE MOC­CASINS Bearly’s, 4:30pm PA­TRICK MUR­RAY

See page 14 for deets. Co­dapop Stu­dios, PWYC, 8pm-12am STORY TO TELL W/DUCK FEET, JUNE BODY, DAR­REL CAMERON

The Pavil­ion, 6-9:45pm VOICES FOR APHASIA MU­SIC DAY Brew­ster’s Bar & Grill, 2-5pm

Sun­day

Novem­ber 11

Big Ticket Shows

AN­NELIES: A CHORAL WORK BASED ON THE

DI­ARY OF ANNE FRANK Hal­i­fax Cam­er­ata Singers and so­prano Jane Archibald join for this trib­ute. Shaar Shalom Syn­a­gogue, 1981 Ox­ford Street, $20-$35, 7:30pm

DJ + Danc­ing

DJ ROCK NIGHT W/DJ IV AND FRIENDS Snig­gily Wig­gily’s, free

Live Mu­sic

AN­THONY MCMULLIN AND JOR­DAN LEBLANC Split Crow Pub, 8-11:30pm BLUES JAM Bearly’s, 8:30pm

BOO RADLEY PROJECT Gus’ JEFF GOODSPEED AND FRIENDS

Stayner’s Wharf, free, 5pm JOR­DAN MUSYCSYN BAND W/ BLAKE JOHN­STON, CAMERON NICK­ER­SON The Car­leton, 8-11pm THE MIKE COWIE VIBE TRIO W/ RON HYNES, DAVE STA­PLES

Mor­ris East, Bed­ford West

RICK GAUTREAU Stag­gers, 4-7pm SKIN & JONES

The Per­fect Pour Pub & Grill, 4-7pm SUN­DAY BLUES WITH BUCK TINGLEY & THE GALAXY 500’S

The Lo­cal, free, 3-7pm

TIM & THE GLORY BOYS

Bella Rose Arts Cen­tre, $11.99$40.00, 7pm

Mon­day

Novem­ber 12

Big Ticket Shows

ABBA RE­VIS­ITED Take a break from stream­ing

Mamma Mia and treat your­self to this IRL cover ses­sion of the Swedish hit ma­chine. Re­becca Cohn Au­di­to­rium, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, $41-$51, 7:30pm

DJ + Danc­ing

DJ TONY HAZE The Bit­ter End MOOSE MON­DAYS Toothy Moose

Live Mu­sic

DAVE MACISAAC & LOUIS BENOIT Old Tri­an­gle, 7:30-10:30pm PAUL LAMB

The Auc­tion House, 9pm-12am

MOR­GAN DAVIS

Bearly’s, 8pm

ONE MAN SHOW Hal­i­fax Ale­house OPEN COM­PANY: UN­CHARTED

Art Bar

ROGER STONE

Split Crow Pub, 8-11:30pm

Tues­day

Novem­ber 13

Big Ticket Shows

JIMMY RANKIN W/ASH­LEY

MACISAAC The leg­end re­turns with his first al­bum in four years. Re­becca Cohn Au­di­to­rium, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, 8pm STIFF LIT­TLE FIN­GERS W/

THE MAHONES See photo. The Mar­quee, 2037 Got­tin­gen Street, 9pm

DJ + Danc­ing

ALL RE­QUEST W/DJ BILL KID­NEY

Stag­gers, free, 9pm AMA­TEUR DJ NIGHT W/DJ MASTER

Menz

Live Mu­sic

GOTTIJAM JERI BROWN BAND: FIRST LADIES OF JAZZ

Menz, $3, 10:30pm

The Car­leton, free, 7-10pm

NEW MU­SIC TUES­DAYS

Snig­gily Wig­gily’s, 8:30pm

TRANSPARENCE

Saint David’s Church, 8pm

TYLER AND SCOTT

Durty Nelly’s, 9:30pm

Wed­nes­day

Novem­ber 14

Big Ticket Shows

JACK WHITE One half of The White Stripes ar­rives with his lat­est solo ef­fort, Board­ing House

Reach, which of­fers a true odyssey of a lis­ten­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Sco­tia­bank Cen­tre, 5284 Duke Street, $54.75-$89.25

STOLEN ART SONGS Beth Sil­ver and Jenna Richards per­form vo­cal works tran­scribed for cello and piano, with pieces by the likes of Faure, De­bussy and Gersh­win. Mu­sic Room, 6181 Lady Ham­mond Road, $30, 7pm

Live Mu­sic

ACOUS­TIC WED­NES­DAYS

Ga­han House, 8pm BLUES NIGHT FEAT. JOE MUR­PHY AND BRAD CON­RAD

The Loose Can­non, 9pm JAZZ NIGHT W/THE EVAN MAHANEY TRIO The Watch That Ends the Night, 7-10pm

THE LEG­ENDARY GOLDBLOOMS

Snig­gily Wig­gily’s WED­NES­DAY NIGHT JAZZ W/ DAMIEN MOYNI­HAN, SIL­VIO PUPO, RON­ALD HYNES

The Lo­cal, 9pm-12am

DODGE LEVATTE

Durty Nelly’s, free, 8pm LIVE JAZZ WITH WILLEM PAYNTER Obladee, free, 8-11pm PUNK ROCK PIZZA PARTY W/ THE CATHARTICS, NOTH­ING PER­SONAL, THE FLAKES

Gus’, 10pm

Thurs­day Novem­ber 8

2018 WOMEN AGAINST MS GALA

LUN­CHEON Hal­i­fax Mar­riott Har­bourfront Ho­tel, 1919 Up­per Water Street, 11:30pm2:30am, $125

AU­THOR’S STAGE: JAY BARUCHEL The

ac­tor, pro­ducer and au­thor of Born into It: A Mem­oir Of Love And Loss At The Hands Of The Mon­treal Cana­di­ens, talks about to Hab and Hab not with CBC’s Bill Roach at this book launch cel­e­bra­tion. Hal­i­fax Cen­tral Li­brary, 5440 Spring Gar­den Road, 6:30-8:30pm

GAME CHANGER BOOK LAUNCH

Lo­cal ro­mance writer Rachel Reid (AKA Rachelle Goguen) cel­e­brates the launch of her lat­est tome, which traces the tale of a hockey player and a guy who works at a smoothie bar fall­ing in love. Printed by Ca­rina Press (an im­print of Har­lequin Ro­mance), the read­ing-and­sign­ing sesh also fea­tures a Q&A hosted by Coast con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor Stephanie Johns.

Art Bar, 1873 Granville Street, 7pm JUST SUSTAINABILITIES IN POL­ICY, PLAN­NING AND PRAC­TICE

Ju­lian Agye­man gives this talk. On­daatje Hall, Mar­ion McCain Build­ing, Dal­housie Uni­ver­sity, 6135 Uni­ver­sity, 7pm REAL LOVE: A LEC­TURE WITH SHARON SALZBERG The in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned

mind­ful­ness teacher doles out “prac­ti­cal ad­vice and guided med­i­ta­tions that will un­cover a truer mean­ing of love for our­selves, oth­ers and all life,” event or­ga­niz­ers prom­ise. Mul­ti­pur­pose Room, Rosaria Stu­dent Cen­tre, 166 Bed­ford High­way, Bed­ford, 7-9pm, $15 STO­RY­TELLERS CIR­CLE OF HAL­I­FAX CEL­E­BRATES CANA­DIAN STO­RY­TELLER

NIGHT 2018 The shar­ing cir­cle that get peo­ple telling (not read­ing!) tales of all kinds cel­e­brates Cana­dian Sto­ry­teller Night 2018 with an open mic. The theme? Run­ning Deep: The Power of Water. Lo­cal Coun­cil of Women House, 989 Young Av­enue, 7-9pm

Fri­day Novem­ber 9

2018 DAN MACLEN­NAN MEMO­RIAL

LEC­TURE IN ASTRON­OMY As­tro­physi­cist Ja­son Kali­rai hosts this year’s lec­ture, giv­ing a talk ti­tled “Our Place in the Uni­verse.” Hal­i­fax Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 1650 Ar­gyle Street, 7-9pm

CHRIST­MAS CRAFT VIL­LAGE Get the nice names crossed off your list at this mar­ket. Ex­hi­bi­tion Park, 200 Prospect Road, 12-9pm

CIELO SCREEN­ING See to­tally en­tic­ing photo and de­scrip­tion above. Car­bon Arc Cin­ema, 1747 Sum­mer Street, 7pm

FI­NAN­CIAL PEACE SEM­I­NAR Amer­i­can busi­nessper­son Dave Ram­sey leads a work­shop on money (he’s cred­ited with in­vent­ing the 50/20/30 bud­get, which says 20 per­cent of your earn­ings should be saved) at 114 Downs Av­enue. $10 HAL­I­FAX MOOSE­HEADS VS CAPE BRE­TON SCREAM­ING EA­GLES The two Nova Sco­tia hockey teams face off for edge-of-your-seat QMJHL ac­tion.

Sco­tia­bank Cen­tre, 5284 Duke Street, 7pm MU­SIC AND EQUI­LIB­RIUM: A PUB­LIC TALK AND VOICE MAS­TER­CLASS WITH BAR­BARA HAN­NI­GAN The Nova Sco­tian mu­si­cian who’s spent time with a host of ma­jor or­ches­tras around the globe, Bar­bara Han­ni­gan de­liv­ers a voice mas­ter­class and lec­ture in room 406. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, 9:30-10:30 and 11am-1pm PEGGY COF­FEY’S CHEKHOV TECH­NIQUE WORK­SHOP Head to Stu­dio Two for this act­ing work­shop hosted by one of the fac­ulty at the Birm­ing­ham Con­ser­va­tory of the Stratford Fes­ti­val. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, 1-2:30pm, free

Satur­day Novem­ber 10

2018 CRE­ATIVE NOVA SCO­TIA AWARDS

GALA The yearly gala cel­e­brat­ing ex­cel­lence in the arts re­turns to an­nounce the lat­est win­ners of the pres­ti­gious Por­tia

White Mas­ter­works Prize and Award. the Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor’s Olympic Street, 7-9:30pm Com­mu­nity Hall, 2304 Hunter

BURNED: SCREEN­ING ARE “This TREES film THE tells NEW the story COAL? of the for fuel ac­cel­er­at­ing and the bla­tant de­struc­tion green of wash­ing our forests of the event bur­geon­ing or­ga­niz­ers biomass say. A dis­cus­sion power in­dus­try,” on biomass prac­tices in Nova Sco­tia fol­lows the flick. Musquodoboit Habour Pub­lic Li­brary, Vil­lage Plaza 7900, #7 High­way, Musquodoboit Har­bour, 1:30pm, free THE BLACK MAR­KET’S 30TH BIRTH­DAY BASH Thirty, flirty and thriv­ing: The boho bou­tique that could cel­e­brates three decades of mak­ing Hal­i­fax more hip with a full day of cel­e­bra­tions. Read more on page 9. The Black Mar­ket Bou­tique, 1545 Grafton Street, 10am-8pm

CHRIST­MAS CRAFT VIL­LAGE Get the nice names crossed off your list at this mak­ers’ mar­ket. Ex­hi­bi­tion Park, 200 Prospect Road, 10am-8pm

FI­NAN­CIAL PEACE SEM­I­NAR Amer­i­can busi­nessper­son Dave Ram­sey leads a work­shop on money (he’s cred­ited with in­vent­ing the 50/20/30 bud­get, which says 20 per­cent of your earn­ings should be saved) at 114 Downs Av­enue. $10 HAL­I­FAX MOOSE­HEADS VS ACADIEBATHURST TI­TANS

Sco­tia­bank Cen­tre, 5284 Duke Street, 7pm

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL The Im­mi­grant Mi­grant Women’s As­so­ci­a­tion of Hal­i­fax cel­e­brates the In­ter­na­tional Day of the Girl 2018 by invit­ing girls of all ages to take part in hands-on art and science work­shops, plus catch guest speak­ers like El Jones talk. Re­fresh­ments and dance per­for­mances round out the fun. Ital­ian Cul­tural Cen­tre, 2629 Agri­cola Street, 2-4pm, free KRIS KRINGLE CRAFT SHOW AND PAN­CAKE BREAK­FAST For Christ­mas mega-fans, the time to start shop­ping is now—so head to this break­fast and craft show to get the ball of mistle­toe rolling. North Wood­side Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 230 Pleas­ant Street, Dart­mouth, 9am-1pm LEZLIE LOWE IN CON­VER­SA­TION WITH STEPHANIE DOMET Here, Coast con­tribut­ing ed­i­tor Lezlie Lowe talks about her new book, No Place To Go: How Pub­lic Toi­lets Fail our Pri­vate Needs, which is billed as “a toi­let tour from Lon­don to Port­land to Toronto and be­yond that high­lights pay pot­ties, de­serted al­ley­ways, and even a mo­bile hy­giene unit built on a re­fur­bished city bus that serves San Fran­cisco’s home­less pop­u­la­tion.” Lowe

and nov­el­ist Stephanie Domet also delve into top­ics like “the busi­ness of do­ing our busi­ness and how we can get ac­ces­si­ble, safe, clean pub­lic toi­lets built in our com­mu­ni­ties.” Hal­i­fax Cen­tral Li­brary, 5440 Spring Gar­den Road, 2-3:30pm

MOTIONBALL HAL­I­FAX GALA

The an­nual fundraiser for the Spe­cial Olympics Canada Foun­da­tion re­turns, with com­pli­men­tary drinks, gourmet nib­bles, casino games and more mak­ing it a mega­good time. Casino Nova Sco­tia, Schooner Room, 1983 Up­per Water Street, 9pm-2am PO­LIT­I­CAL HIS­TORY TOUR OF

HAL­I­FAX NSPIRG and Our Ris­ing have com­bined forces to de­liver this bus tour of the city, stop­ping by fa­mil­iar spa­ces like Corn­wal­lis Park, Ci­tadel Hill, Africville and more—all while shar­ing the cur­rent and his­tor­i­cal so­cial and po­lit­i­cal strug­gles this place has faced. The tour de­parts from the cor­ners of Sey­mour Street and Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, near the Dal­housie Stu­dent Union Build­ing—and you can en­sure your seat by email­ing info@our­ris­ing.ca. Dal­housie SUB, 6136 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue, 11am-4:30pm, PWYC SWING FAC­TORY Learn to swing dance with the DalKing’s Swing Dance So­ci­ety. Be­gin­ners learn the ropes from 7-7:45pm with all-level boo­gieing last­ing un­til 10:30pm. First Bap­tist Church, 1300 Ox­ford Street, 7pm

Sun­day Novem­ber 11

CHRIST­MAS CRAFT VIL­LAGE Ex­hi­bi­tion Park, 200 Prospect Road, 12-5pm FI­NAN­CIAL PEACE SEM­I­NAR Dave Ram­sey leads a work­shop on money (he’s cred­ited with in­vent­ing the 50/20/30 bud­get) at 114 Downs Av­enue. Nov 9-11, $10

Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 14

2018 BIG THINK­ING PANEL Head to the li­brary’s Paul O’Re­gan Hall for this panel dis­cus­sion “which will ex­plore the po­ten­tial so­cial im­pacts of ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence and the role hu­man­i­ties and so­cial sciences will play in iden­ti­fy­ing the le­gal, eth­i­cal and pol­icy is­sues we should start con­sid­er­ing to­day.” Hal­i­fax Cen­tral Li­brary, 5440 Spring Gar­den Road, 6:30-8pm

Theatre

BE­FORE THE LEAVES TURN: A RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY PER­FOR­MANCE Jamie Bradley—co-play­wright of Nep­tune and East­ern Front Theatre’s KAMP, which high­lights the ex­pe­ri­ence of gay men in World War Two con­cen­tra­tion camps—con­tin­ues his reach into the past, de­liv­er­ing a play set in World War One-era small-town New Brunswick. “Pre­sented by three ac­tors, this read­ing will in­tro­duce the au­di­ence to two fam­i­lies who are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing the highs and lows of these dif­fi­cult years,” event or­ga­niz­ers say. Cana­dian Mu­seum of Im­mi­gra­tion at Pier 21, 1055 Mar­ginal Road, Sun Nov 11, 1 and 4pm

KAMP Nep­tune and East­ern Front Theatre see the 2017 in­die pro­duc­tion KAMP get the stage size it de­serves as it fol­lows a group of ho­mo­sex­ual pris­on­ers at a Nazi con­cen­tra­tion camp and the se­cret cabaret they wrote as a way to sur­vive.

Nep­tune Theatre, 1593 Ar­gyle Street. To Nov 11

MOUTH­PIECE See photo and de­scrip­tion

above. Alder­ney Land­ing Theatre, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth, Nov 14-18

PLAY ON The Dart­mouth Play­ers launch their 2018-19 sea­son with this meta-feel­ing play-withina-play that sees a group of ac­tors try­ing to launch a new per­for­mance while a med­dle­some au­thor keeps re­vis­ing the script. Dart­mouth Play­ers Theatre, 33 Crich­ton Street, Dart­mouth. To Nov 24

RU­MOURS The Bed­ford Play­ers per­form Neil Si­mon’s farce that opens with a bang: The deputy mayor of New York is bleed­ing, af­ter hav­ing just shot him­self. It’s meant to be the cel­e­bra­tion of his 10th wed­ding an­niver­sary, but his wife is nowhere to be found and the guests are be­gin­ning to ar­rive. Con­fu­sions and mis­com­mu­ni­ca­tions mount from there. Get show­time de­tails at bed­ford­play­ers.ca. Bed­ford Play­ers Theatre, 1408 Bed­ford High­way. To Nov 17, $17

SCRATCH The King’s The­atri­cal So­ci­ety de­liv­ers this dark com­edy fol­low­ing a girl’s “strug­gle to un­der­stand death while bal­anc­ing grow­ing up and a rag­ing case of head lice.” Uni­ver­sity of King’s Col­lege Alumni Hall, New Aca­demic Build­ing, 6350 Coburg Road. To Nov 10, 8pm

TOM AT THE FARM Ste­wart Legere stars as the name­sake Tom in this 2014 Lambda Lit­er­ary Award-win­ning queer drama that fol­lows a man’s trip to a re­mote farm to at­tend the sud­den fu­neral of his part­ner. Upon his ar­rival, he meets a mother and son he didn’t know ex­isted—and be­comes trapped in a web of lies in the bleak, coun­try set­ting. The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Got­tin­gen Street, Nov 8-11, 8pm, $15/$20 WHAT TO EX­PECT WHEN YOU AREN’T EX­PECTED A drama­ti­za­tion of real-life in­ter­views doc­u­ment­ing queer women’s child­birth ex­pe­ri­ences, What

to Ex­pect high­lights just how het­eronor­ma­tive the whole process of bring­ing a baby into the world can be—start­ing from hos­pi­tals as­sum­ing your part­ner is just a friend. Hear the true sto­ries at this pay­what-you-can per­for­mance and read more about the re­search be­hind it on page 13. Mu­seum of Nat­u­ral His­tory, 1747 Sum­mer Street, Sat Nov 10, 8pm; Sun Nov 11, 2 and 8pm

Dance

DREAM BIG! CIR­CUS SHOW­CASE The Hal­i­fax Cir­cus wows at this per­for­mance rais­ing funds for its so­cial out­reach pro­gram for at-risk youth. Hal­i­fax Cir­cus, 1479 Bar­ring­ton Street, Thu Nov 8, 7pm; Sat Nov 10, 2 and 7pm; Sun Nov 11, 7pm

FLA­MENCO EN ROUGE: CORRIENTES Fla­menco en Rouge re­turns to sweep you away to Spain, de­liv­er­ing a dose of the coun­try’s cul­ture with a night of dra­matic mu­sic and dance in a Span­ish tavern set­ting. Red Stag Tavern, 1496 Lower Water Street, Nov 9-10, 8pm, $22/$25

PARELLEL PATHS Nos­tos Col­lec­tives de­liv­ers this piece of live dance. Alder­ney Land­ing Theatre, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth, Nov 9-10, 8pm

Com­edy, Etc.

GOOFY at this weekly MOOSE stand-up End your sesh. week­end on a funny note

Toothy Moose, 1661 Ar­gyle Street, Sun­days HELLO CITY PRESENTS: THE CEL­E­BRA­TION SHOW The lo­cal im­prov troupe cel­e­brates win­ning sil­ver in The Coast’s Best of Hal­i­fax Read­ers’ Choice Awards with this spe­cial edi­tion of the on-the-spot show. The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Got­tin­gen Street, Tue Nov 13, 8-9:30pm

BEST BUDS COM­EDY SHOW Get the gig­gles at the Am­s­ter­dam-in­spired so­cial club’s weekly stand-up night. Bring your own to­tally le­gal cannabis. Oh, bonus: Mem­bers get in free. High Life So­cial Club, 5982 Spring Gar­den Road, Thurs­days, 9pm, $5 LAST LAUGH COM­EDY CLUB FEAT. MIKE DELAMONT, STER­LING SCOTT AND MICHELLE

SHAUGH­NESSY The mas­ter­minds be­hind The Ha!ifax Com­edy Fes­ti­val re­turn for an­other edi­tion of the LOL-wor­thy com­edy club Last Laugh. This time around, Mike Delamont, Ster­ling Scott and Michelle Shaugh­nessy are bringin’ the funny. At­lantica Ho­tel Hal­i­fax, 1980 Ro­bie Street, Nov 9-10, 8pm

COM­EDY HOUR A pro-am, alt-com­edy show­case fea­tur­ing tour­ing pros from across the coun­try and hosted by Cather­ine Robert­son. Bearly’s, 1269 Bar­ring­ton Street, Wed­nes­days, 8:30pm

MEGACOMEDYMONDAYS A stel­lar lineup of co­me­di­ans that ex­plodes on stage each week.

Gus’, 2605 Agri­cola Street, Mon­days, 8pm, free

Gal­leries

ANNA LEONOWENS GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm, Granville Square, 1891 Granville Street This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things A group ex­hi­bi­tion by MFA stu­dents takes over all three gallery rooms at The Anna. To Nov 17

AR­GYLE FINE ART Tue-Sat 10am5:30pm, 1559 Bar­ring­ton Street

Bro­ken/Beau­ti­ful Michelle Sain­tOnge de­buts a col­lec­tion of seashell-fo­cused works that “cel­e­brate all those af­fected by breast can­cer.” To Nov 10

ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCO­TIA Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, Thurs 10am9pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street Shame and Prej­u­dice: A Story of Re­silience Ac­claimed Indige­nous artist Kent Monkman has made a name for him­self with his un­canny abil­ity to in­fuse Baroque-feel­ing paint­ings with sub­ver­sive sto­ries. Here, the pain­ter shares a weighty stack of the­atri­cal can­vases re­spond­ing to Canada’s 150 cel­e­bra­tions with Monkman’s gen­der-fluid, time-trav­el­ling al­ter-ego, Miss Chief Ea­gle Te­stickle, tak­ing the viewer fly­ing back­wards through the con­fed­er­a­tion’s his­tory. Peep the show be­fore Nov 11 to see Monkman’s largest-ever can­vas,

Miss Chief’s Wet Dream, be­fore it goes in the gallery’s vault.

To Dec 16 Al­pha­bet­i­cal Or­der: Things Artists Have Drawn A series of prints and draw­ings from the gallery’s per­ma­nent col­lec­tion, Al­pha­bet­i­cal Or­der sees works by Nova Sco­tia-based mak­ers il­lus­trat­ing ev­ery­thing from ap­ples to ze­bras. To Mar 31, 2019 Close to the edge... The Work of Ger­ald Fer­gu­son Billed as a “com­pre­hen­sive overview of Ger­ald Fer­gu­son’s prac­tice,” this AGNS show sees some of the artist’s sig­na­ture works dis­played from the gallery’s vaults, un­der­scor­ing why he was in­cluded in such sem­i­nal show­cases as the Mu­seum of Modern Art’s 1970 defin­ing ex­hi­bi­tion of con­cep­tual art, In­for­ma­tion.

To Jan 13, 2019

Hiroshige: The 53 Sta­tions of

the Tokaido An epic, sprawl­ing ret­ro­spec­tive cel­e­brat­ing Uta­gawa Hiroshige, one of the great­est artists of Ja­pan’s Ukiyo-e genre.

To Mar 17, 2019

CHASE EX­HI­BI­TION ROOM Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm, Wed 8:30am-8:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, 6016 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue

Vi­sion&VoiceX2 Sarah Archibald and Barb Scott light up the Chase Ex­hi­bi­tion Room with a col­lec­tion of sun-soaked can­vases that high­light fe­male voices and cre­ativ­ity.

To Nov 29 COR­RI­DOR GALLERY Mon-Fri 9:30am–5pm, 1113 Mar­ginal Road

Search­ing For A Place To Land Jenny Yu­jia Shi’s ex­hibit, de­scribed as “com­pelled by the artist’s on­go­ing ef­fort in pur­su­ing per­ma­nent res­i­dent sta­tus in Canada,” ex­plores themes of bor­der-cross­ing and dis­place­ment in a group of anony­mous walk­ing fig­ures.

To Dec 14

CRAIG GALLERY Tue-Fri 12-5:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm, Alder­ney Land­ing, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth

Cal­gary Days Hélène Blanchet’s quilts cap­ture snip­pets of daily life in Cal­gary. “Tiny bits of cloth are painstak­ingly ap­pliquéd with mi­nus­cule stitches onto a back­ground of fine quilt­ing and adorned with colour­ful em­broi­dery threads and wee glass beads,” the gallery says.

To Dec 2

DAL­HOUSIE ART GALLERY Tue-Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat-Sun 125pm, 6101 Uni­ver­sity Av­enue

Nan­abozho’s Sis­ters A group show that “ac­knowl­edges the his­tory of Indige­nous women artists’ con­tri­bu­tion to the de­ploy­ment of hu­mour, irony and satire within the vis­ual arts,”

Nan­abozho’s Sis­ters sees works play with the le­gacy of Nan­abozho, a trick­ster fig­ure in Anishi­naabe sto­ries. “The trick­ster spirit is re­leased in this ex­hi­bi­tion through the artis­tic strate­gies of mas­quer­ade, mimicry, par­ody, ironic re­ver­sals, comedic sce­nar­ios and satir­i­cal cre­ations,” show or­ga­niz­ers add. To Nov 25

THE Tue–Fri DART 11am-6pm, GALLERY Sat 11am4pm, 127A Sun Port­land 10am-2pm, Street, Dart­mouth

Fan­tasy Art Show­case The Dart Gallery and Hal-Con com­bine cre­ative forces. To Nov 15

GALLERY NINE­TEEN NINE­TEEN Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, 6025 Stan­ley Street

Be­yond First Im­pres­sions Fine art pho­tos by Con­nie Publi­cover.

To Nov 16

HER­MES Tues-Thu 1pm-6pm, FriSun 1pm-4pm, 5682 North Street

Ex Lib­ris James MacSwain’s lat­est—an ex­hi­bi­tion of pa­per-based works—takes us back to our prein­ter­net brains as it ex­plores the “era of books.” Read our re­view on page 14. To Nov 25

MARY E. BLACK GALLERY Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 11am4pm, 1061 Mar­ginal Road Men­tor & Me­tal­smith: The Sil­ver Art of Arthur Brecken & Wes­ley

Har­ris “Men­tor & Me­tal­smith takes us on a jour­ney through the in­ter­twined ca­reers of two master jew­ellers,” be­gins the Mary E. Black Gallery. “Wes­ley Har­ris has cu­rated the late Arthur Brecken’s work into this ex­hibit as an homage to his

pro­found in­flu­ence,” show­cas­ing Brecken’s space as an icon and men­tor while also show­ing the re­peat­ing themes and lines ap­par­ent in both men’s work.

Nov 9-Dec 21

MOUNT SAINT VIN­CENT UNI­VER­SITY ART GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 1-5pm, 166 Bed­ford High­way

Prospect 18: Chris­tiane Poulin, Echoes Tex­tile artist Chris­tiane Poulin’s ex­hibit blurs the line be­tween weav­ing and ar­chi­tec­ture as it presents a series of wo­ven struc­tures that “al­lude to Bru­tal­ist de­sign in­te­grated into a land­scape.” To Jan 27, 2019

NSCAD PORT CAM­PUS 1107 Mar­ginal Road

Pos­si­ble Worlds The Cen­tre For Art Tapes de­buts a col­lec­tion of vir­tual re­al­ity-based art that “asks ques­tions about the po­lit­i­cal and per­sonal po­ten­tial of vir­tual re­al­ity as a unique and dis­tinct medium. This se­lec­tion of both in­ter­na­tional and lo­cal works shows how artists are us­ing vir­tual re­al­ity to ex­plore is­sues of cul­tural ex­pe­ri­ence, trauma, his­tory, mem­ory and iden­tity,” event or­ga­niz­ers ex­plain. Nov 10-17

SAINT MARY’S UNI­VER­SITY ART GALLERY

Loy­ola Build­ing, 5865 Gorse­brook Av­enue

#call­re­sponse The call: Five works by Indige­nous women artists—in­clud­ing the Sobey Award-win­ning Ur­sula John­son—sees a cen­tring of marginal­ized voices as they de­pict liv­ing within the Cana­dian na­tion-state. The re­sponse: “To ground art in re­spon­si­ble ac­tion, value lived ex­pe­ri­ence, and demon­strate on­go­ing com­mit­ment to ac­count­abil­ity and com­mu­nity build­ing. To re­spond to re/con­cil­i­a­tion as a present day ne­go­ti­a­tion and re­con­struc­tion of com­mu­ni­ties in the af­ter­math of colo­nial trauma.” To Nov 18 SECORD GALLERY Mon-Thu 9:30am-5:30pm, Fri 9:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm, 6301 Quin­pool Road

Lorena Zi­raldo: Sev­en­teen Years, Sev­en­teen Paint­ings The Secord Gallery con­tin­ues its series of spe­cial ex­hibits mark­ing its 25th year with this col­lec­tion of new pieces by well-known Cana­dian pain­ter Lorena Zi­raldo. To Nov 23

STU­DIO 21 Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm, 5431 Doyle Street

New works by David Ur­ban The famed Cana­dian pain­ter de­buts a new series of paint­ings which, as Stu­dio 21 puts it, lay “in a bor­der­land be­tween ab­strac­tion and rep­re­sen­ta­tion.” To Nov 14

TE­ICHERT GALLERY Sun-Mon 12-5pm, Tue-Sat 10am5pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street

En­dur­ing Ephemera An­drea Pot­tyondy show­cases a col­lec­tion of new, multi-me­dia works that “gives new life to the pa­per ephemera that sur­rounds us in daily life.” To Nov 30

VIEW­POINT GALLERY

Wed-Sun 12-5pm, 1459 Bren­ton Street

Mi­nas Basin: The Land­scapes A series of panorama land­scape shots by Carl Sny­der, this ex­hibit high­lights unique land­forms in the Wolfville area. To Nov 25

ZWICKER’S GALLERY

Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, 5415 Doyle Street

Inuit art and the mar­ket: 1950s to present See

photo and de­scrip­tion on fac­ing page. To Nov 30

Mu­se­ums

CANA­DIAN MU­SEUM OF IM­MI­GRA­TION AT PIER 21

1055 Mar­ginal Road

1968: Canada and the Prague Spring Refugees An ex­hibit mark­ing the 50th an­niver­sary of the Prague Spring—which saw, ac­cord­ing to the im­mi­gra­tion mu­seum, 12,000 refugees from Cze­choslo­vakia ar­rive on Tur­tle Is­land—ar­rives at Pier 21. To Jan 3, 2019

Refuge Canada “Refugees face fear, shat­tered lives and often dan­ger­ous voy­ages in search of refuge,” the Cana­dian Mu­seum of Im­mi­gra­tion says of its lat­est ex­hibit, a sprawl­ing ses­sion of refugee con­tri­bu­tions and sto­ries that also ac­knowl­edges Canada’s spotty record of wel­com­ing those in need. To Nov 11

MU­SEUM OF NAT­U­RAL HIS­TORY

1747 Sum­mer Street

Car­rie Al­li­son: Beaded Earth Car­rie Al­li­son, an Indige­nous artist who spe­cial­izes in tra­di­tional bead work, ex­hibits the re­sults of her mu­seum res­i­dency—where she worked with the mu­seum’s ar­chives to ex­plore and “crit­i­cally ex­am­ine colo­nial method­olo­gies of botan­i­cal cat­e­go­riza­tion, dis­play, and dis­place­ment”—at this show­case. To Jan 6, 2019

VIA CARBONARC.CA

SureThing CIELO SCREEN­ING Car­bon Arc helps you wish upon a star as it screens this 2017 time-lapse doc­u­men­tary that’s set in Chile’s Ata­cama Desert (one of the best dark-sky sites in the world) and is billed as “a love poem to the night sky.” Fri Nov 9, Car­bon Arc Cin­ema, 1747 Sum­mer Street, 7pm

MOUTH­PIECE 2b theatre com­pany stages this piece fol­low­ing one woman for one day as she tries to find her voice. “In­ter­weav­ing a cap­pella har­mony, dis­so­nance, text and phys­i­cal­ity, two per­form­ers ex­press the in­ner con­flict that ex­ists within a modern woman’s head,” the syn­op­sis prom­ises. Mak­ing the show even more awe­some? A slew of dates are fol­lowed by the MEGA­PHONE series, which sees Hal­i­fax-area women artists shar­ing works. The Nov 14 show­ing sees Han­nah Moscov­itch read the play Sex­ualMis­con­duct of the Mid­dle Classes.Alder­ney Land­ing Theatre, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth, Nov 14-18

Inuit art and the mar­ket: 1950s to present Zwicker’s lat­est show­case high­lights the gallery’s col­lec­tion of Inuit prints and carv­ings, which it calls a show­case that’s “a his­tor­i­cal ex­am­i­na­tion of Inuit art in the se­condary Cana­dian art mar­ket.Zwicker’s Gallery, To Nov 30

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