The Coast : 2020-07-09

EVENTS : 26 : 26

EVENTS

Our Artists Matter: A QTBIPOC Pride Show online so its community can come together despite the distance. (There's also almost-daily socially distant programmin­g held at the Garrison Grounds at Citadel Hill.) See full Pride listings online and peep a few events in this list. 2020. Stream the fun via Facebook Live. July 18, 5-6pm; July 25, 2-6pm, Facebook Live Nova Multifest Legendary drag queen Elle Noir—the only out, trans, Black drag queen east of Montréal—hosts this online celebratio­n of queer artists of colour. Search the event on Facebook to follow along. Part of the Halifax Pride Festival. Jazz Fest Interview w/Lina Allemano July A chat with the trumpeter via Facebook Live. 16-26, halifaxpri­de.com July 21, 11am, Facebook Live Halifax Jazz Festival Jul 18, 8-11pm, search ‘Our Artists Matter: A QTBIPOC Pride Show’ on Facebook Artist’s Talk w/Charvel Rappos Eyelevel Gallery’s latest artist-inresidenc­e has a talk via Instagram Live. Eyelevel describes Rappos’s work as “centred in a creative exploratio­n of the everyday as a force against banality.” Jazz Labs: African Drumming w/Dr. Henry Bishop Drive-In Mean Girls The best way to make fetch happen is to see this early aughts classic in a car this summer (perferrabl­y in pink). An iconic part of the Halifax Jazz Festival moves online due to COVID-19. July 23, 11am, Facebook Live Halifax Jazz Festival July 16, 6pm, Instagram live @eyelevel_arc July 18, 7-11pm, Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway, Dartmouth, $25/carload Online Stay the Blazes Homo Kayleigh The R&B/pop performer delivers a set on IG. Variety Show "No need to go out for entertainm­ent when you can Stay the Blazes Homo," show organizers say. Tune in to this virtual show of drag, singing, comedy and more from some of the best local 2SLGBTQ+ artists. July 16, 8pm, Instagram live @blue.wordhoney Noon-Hour Panel Series: Black Lives Matter and Pride Jazz Labs: Brazilian Percussion w/Ross Burns The modern Pride parade has its roots in protest led by trans women of colour to end police brutality against the 2SLGBTQ+ community, Pride continues to be a form of activism and protest today. This panel discusses Pride’s responsibi­lity to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Black communitie­s—and the specific obligation­s that Canadian Prides must fulfill to uplift trans, queer, and other Black people. July 16, 11am, Facebook Live Halifax Jazz Festival July 24, 8pm, halifaxpri­de.com Brooklyn Blackmore If you like the band formerly known as The Dixie Chicks, you’ll like Brooklyn Blackmore. July 1718, 8pm, Oak Island Resort, 36 Treasure Drive, Chester UNCONFINED: OPEN REHEARSAL Sit in on a Zoom rehearsal of LizCo Creative’s play as part of STAGES Fest. July 17, 7:30pm, details at easternfro­nttheatre.com DJ Tranzishen July 20, noon, halifaxpri­de.com Hot beats and cool moves. July 18, 1pm, Alteregos Cafe, 2193 Gottingen Street Nova Multifest The cross-cultural celebratio­n moves online for summer of DRAG & DROP: An online drag show "Drag performers have dropped us their files and we’re eager to share their videos with you live online," Halifax Pride promises. July 18, 8pm, halifaxpri­de.com Summer's Sure Things: Andre Fenton Author (left) celebrates the fact that summer 2020 belongs to him by headlining a Halifax Jazz Festival show melding his words with live music. Tune in via Facebook Live @ hfxjazzfes­tival on at 7pm. (above) has helped us hold onto the feeling live music gives throughout this pandemic—so we can't wait to see her play IRL at New Scotland Brewing on at 8pm for $20. August 7 Christina Martin (91 August Alderney Drive) 8 • • The Coast 26 HOT SUMMER GUIDE 2020

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