Birth by Fire

Through Jan. 22

This collection of ironwork sculptures by Ian Hope-Simpson are meditations on the play of light on surfaces, the pattern of lines, and the relationship of proportion of the solid material and spaces between them.

Mary E. Black Gallery (map)
1061 Marginal Road
Waterfront
phone 902-492-2522
Birth by Fire

Buck Tingley Group

Mondays, 9:30 p.m.

free

Economy Shoe Shop (map)
1663 Argyle Street
Downtown
phone 902-423-8845

Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit

Mondays

Classic for a reason.

The Old Triangle Irish Ale House (map)
5136 Prince Street
Downtown
phone 902-492-4900
info@oldtriangle.com
Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit

Family Play Group

Mondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

There is snack time, reading circle, rhymes, games, crafts and more. free

Freestyle Monday

Mondays, 8 p.m.

With space for acts of every kind, this open mic night promises variety and fun.free

The Company House (map)
2202 Gottingen Street
North End
phone 902-404-3050
Freestyle Monday

Get Your Drag On

Mondays, 9 p.m.
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A weekly drag show with an open-stage policy, Get Your Drag On sees both first-timers and seasoned vets stepping out in their most fabulous looks. Hosted by Drag Kings Donovan Crown and Matthew McImagay, it’s the chance to live your stage star dreams. $3

Menz & Mollyz Bar (map)
2182 Gottingen Street
North End
phone 902-446-6969
Boss@MenzBar.ca
Get Your Drag On

Harvest

Ongoing

George Spencer’s collection of realisitic still-life paintings capture bountiful tables with gleaming fruits—including a cheeky, partially-peeled orange.

Argyle Fine Art (map)
1559 Barrington Street
Downtown
phone 902-425-9456
gallery@argylefa.com
Harvest

Karaoke with Laurie The Guy

Mondays, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

With the infinitely sad closing of Michael’s in the north end, you’re going to have to look elsewhere for your Monday night karaoke fix. Thank goodness ol Laurie The Guy already has a back up plan starting weekly tonight. Whew!

Staggers Pub & Grub (map)
26 Portland Street
Dartmouth
phone 902-406-3661

Live Music Monday W/Paul Lamb

Mondays, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Got the Monday blues? Paul Lamb’s guitar stylings will help you come around.

The Auction House (map)
1726 Argyle Street
Downtown
phone 902-431-1726
Live Music Monday W/Paul Lamb

MegaComedyMondays

Mondays, 8:30 p.m.

A stellar lineup of comedians that explode on stage each week, spinning tales of magic and adventure. free

Gus’ Pub & Grill (map)
2605 Agricola Street
North End
phone 902-423-7786
MegaComedyMondays

Intentions By Richelle Williams

Through Jan. 6

Fashion-influenced paintings packed with movement and colour are Williams’ signature.

Halifax Alehouse (map)
1717 Brunswick Street
Downtown
phone 902-423-6113

Open meditation sessions

Mondays-Fridays, 7, 9 a.m. & 5 p.m., Wednesdays, 7 p.m. and Sundays, 9 a.m.

Finding peace every week. free

Shambhala Centre (map)
1084 Tower Road
South End
phone 902-479-1876
The Perfect Pour Pub & Grill (map)
19 Norm Newman Drive, Dartmouth
Dartmouth
phone 902-462-7827

Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: Italian Canadian Experiences During World War II

Through March 12

In June of 1940, Italy declared war on Britain and its allies. The reaction it sparked in Canada—the interment of 600 Italian-Canadian men on order from Prime Minister Mackenzie King—is remembered with this exhibit based on a series of oral histories.

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (map)
1055 Marginal Road
Waterfront
phone 902-425-1365, 902-492-0768
Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: Italian Canadian Experiences During World War II

The Plan B Unplugged Open Mic & Spoken Word with The Jukebox Ninja

Mondays, 5-8 p.m.

Come share your words in one of the city’s coolest settings. free

Plan B Merchants Co-op (map)
2180 Gottingen Street
North End

$ROCKIN 4 DOLLAR$

Mondays, 10:30 p.m.

Big bucks are up for grabs. Play on. $4

Reflections Cabaret (map)
5187 Salter Street
Downtown
phone 902-422-2957
mail@reflectionscabaret.com
$ROCKIN 4 DOLLAR$

Rolling Rockstar Karaoke

Mondays

Hosted by Jackie Smith with prizes by Pizza Pizza.

Cheers Bar & Grill (map)
1741 Grafton Street
Downtown
phone 902-421-1655

Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Meetings

Mondays, 6:30-9:15 p.m. Continues through June 19

A weekly meet up for youth aged 12-18, air cadets teaches teamwork, offers friendship, and can even give teens the chance to get their pilot licence. Located at the Halifax Armoury (On the corner of North Park and Cunard streets, facing the Halifax Common). free

Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Meetings

Still Life by Briana Corr Scott

Ongoing

This collection of oil works capture seaside debris (like shells and lobster claws) drenched in light on textured backgrounds.

Argyle Fine Art (map)
1559 Barrington Street
Downtown
phone 902-425-9456
gallery@argylefa.com
Still Life by Briana Corr Scott

Trivia Night at Durty Nelly’s

Mondays, 8 p.m.

Halifax Comedy Fest comedian Andrew Evans serves as trivia night quiz-master with 60 questions, and an “adult” themed bonus round. Lots of prizes, nine video clues, nine picture clues, lots of fun. free

Durty Nelly’s Authentic Irish Pub (map)
5221 Sackville Street (at Argyle)
Downtown
phone 902-406-7640
info@durtynellys.ca

Untitled by Kimberley Eddie

Ongoing

Mixed-media works in rich blues and swirling whites, Eddie’s pieces look like topical paintings of shorelines.

Argyle Fine Art (map)
1559 Barrington Street
Downtown
phone 902-425-9456
gallery@argylefa.com
Untitled by Kimberley Eddie