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