Over 50 events to fill your sum­mer


All the shows to stream and IRL hap­pen­ings to at­tend dur­ing these pre­cious, sunny days.


Late Night Ra­dio A sweet, so­cially dis­tant way to take in some live the­atre, thanks to the Ohio Val­ley’s North Barn The­atre Col­lec­tive. Read more on page 11.

July 10-12, 8:30pm; July 17-19, 8:30pm; latenigh­tra­dioantigo­nish.wee­bly.com for di­rec­tions and tick­ets; Ohio Val­ley, Antigo­nish County; $25/PWYC The Art of the Solo Show: Shift­ing Be­tween Dis­tinct Char­ac­ters STAGES The­atre Fes­ti­val is back, pre­sent­ing a so­cially dis­tant, on­line serv­ing of the­atre pieces in all stages of cre­ation. Here’s how the fest de­scribes this show, by Tay­lor Olson and Ju­lia Schultz: “In their pro­duc­tion of Mon­ster, ac­tor Tay­lor Olson played 12 dif­fer­ent char­ac­ters. Olson and di­rec­tor Schultz will take you be­hind the scenes of how they did it."

July 10, 7:30pm, de­tails at east­ern­frontthe­atre.com

Ship­wright Ses­sions:

Be­neath Springhill: The Mau­rice Rud­dick Story by Beau Dixon Since Ship’s Com­pany The­atre had to shelve its 2020 sea­son, it’s launch­ing a se­ries of live-streams, cel­e­brat­ing plays at all points in the cre­ation process. The first sees multi-award win­ning play­wright and ac­tor Beau Dixon shar­ing from a one-per­son mu­si­cal.

July 10, 8pm; Face­book Live Ships Com­pany The­atre Black busi­ness aware­ness rally/ Black Lives Mat­ter Legacy Foun­da­tion schol­ar­ship fundraiser

July 11, 7pm, Hal­i­fax Com­mon

Grease Drive-In

See­ing the ul­ti­mate car movie while in a car? It's meta. It's fun. It's sum­mery AF.

July 11, 7-11pm, Cole Har­bour Place, 51 For­est Hills Park­way, Dart­mouth, $25/car­load

Re-Open City The beloved an­nual shindig that sees side­walks come to life as Haligo­ni­ans ex­plore their neigh­bour­hoods by foot re­turns as a multi-week­end event. July 11, 12, 18, 19, 8am-11pm Fla­menco Danc­ing On The Wa­ter­front

July 11, 18, 25, 10am, 11am, noon, Tall Ships Quay, 1751 Lower Wa­ter Street, free-$40 Hal­i­fax Jazz Fes­ti­val In­ter­view w/Al­li­son Au

July 14, 11am, Face­book Live Hal­i­fax Jazz Fes­ti­val

Hal­i­fax Pride

The most colour­ful cel­e­bra­tion of the sum­mer is al­ways a force to be felt—par­tic­u­lar­ily now, when the event moves (mostly)

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