60 Composers and Four hands

Tue., March 7, 7:30 p.m.

Part of the Inner Space Concert Series, which peels back the layers of classical music into a more intimate evening, this show sees two classical pianist inviting you over for an introduction to the work of 60 composers. For an evening full of dinner party vibes and two sets of hands working one piano, grab your tickets by calling (902) 402-1125, going to https://www.universe.com/ISC20162017 or emailing jack@innterspaceconcerts.ca. Those under 30 get 20 dollar admission, and the exact address is given out at point of sale. $20/$43

60 Composers and Four hands

All Request w/DJ Bill Kidney

Tuesdays, 9 p.m.
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Make it a Saturday on a Tuesday with these hot dance floor vibes. free

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

Amateur DJ Night w/DJ Master

Tuesdays

See what’s coming up in the scene.

Menz & Mollyz Bar (map)
2182 Gottingen Street
North End
phone 902-446-6969
Boss@MenzBar.ca
Amateur DJ Night w/DJ Master

Another Damn Duo w/ Dion Macbeth and Teddy Zee

Tuesdays. Continues through Dec. 19

These guys stand out from the pack, dishing up all your favourites.

Halifax Alehouse (map)
1717 Brunswick Street
Downtown
phone 902-423-6113
Another Damn Duo w/ Dion Macbeth and Teddy Zee

Anthony McMullin

Tue., March 7, 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

Split Crow Pub (map)
1855 Granville Street
Waterfront
phone 902-422-4366
Halifax@splitcrow.com
Anthony McMullin

Artful Afternoon

Through March 17

A collection of works by members of the museum’s art apprication program, (a workshop aimed at folks with dementia and their partners in care), this show features pieces in all mediums.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (map)
1723 Hollis Street
Downtown
phone 902-424-5280
infodesk@gov.ns.ca
Artful Afternoon

Bella Rose Arts Centre Annual General Meeting

Tue., March 7, 7 p.m.

An open-to-all meeting to learn about what the arts centre does and how you can get involved. free

Bella Rose Arts Centre (map)
283 Thomas Raddall Drive
Bayers Lake/Fairview/Clayton Park
phone 902-457-3239
Bella Rose Arts Centre Annual General Meeting

Board Room Trivia : Girl Power!

March 7-8

A trivia night about strong women in all corners of pop culture! Gather a team of two to six pals (and, if you can, some little luxuries for women in local shelters) for an ode to badass babes from Batgirl to Beyoncé. Register here. the fun goes down March 7 at the Halifax board Room and March 8 in their Bedford location. $5

The Board Room Game Cafe (map)
1256 Barrington Street
Barrington
phone 902-423-7545
Board Room Trivia : Girl Power!

Call and Response: Collages and Paintings

Through March 31

Artist Terri Whetstone’s fragile, lace-like layers evoke images of melding cultures and nature.

Craig Gallery (map)
Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street
Dartmouth
phone 902-461-4698
Call and Response: Collages and Paintings

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

Through March 12

Wayne Johnson’s novel comes to life on stage, following life in small-town Newfoundland over a five decade span. Will a journalist covering politics fall in love with the Premier? Or will they let feelings sink as time goes on?

Neptune Theatre (map)
1593 Argyle Street
Downtown
phone 902-429-7070
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

CONFEDERATION-150 YEARS: 23 Prime Ministers

Through March 17

A collection of portraits depictimg the nation’s founding fathers and subsequent leaders—from Sir John A. MacDonald to Justin Trudeau—in engravings, lithographs, drawings, paintings and sculpture. Adding edge to the collection? A series of editorial cartoons depicting various moments from our politcal past.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (map)
1723 Hollis Street
Downtown
phone 902-424-5280
infodesk@gov.ns.ca
CONFEDERATION-150 YEARS: 23 Prime Ministers

Cory Unleashed

Tue., March 7, 8 p.m.

Artist Cory Bowles wears many hats: Filmmaker, actor, choreographer, musician, dancer, writer. Here, he’ll be storming the stage in a role-bending, totally-surprise show that hits somewhere between live music and theatre, with comedy, spoken word, and movement all in one night. PWYC/$20

The Bus Stop Theatre (map)
2203 Gottingen Street
North End
phone 1-888-639-1169
Cory Unleashed

Curators Talk: Aisle 4

Tue., March 7, 5-8 p.m.

As part of NSCAD University’s Art+Feminism week, Toronto-based curatorial project Aisle 4 talks about socially-engaged artwork and how to take art beyond core audiences. free

Art Bar + Projects (map)
1873 Granville Street
DowntownCurators Talk: Aisle 4

Doomtown Reloaded Bi-Weekly Ranked Tournament

Every other Tuesday, Wednesday

Play Doomtown Reloaded every Tuesday night at The Last Game Store at 278 Lacewood Drive. The evening is a ranked battle for players with prizes awarded after monthly totals. free

< i>FEATHERS (Faisan)

Through March 29

Katie Belcher uses charcoal to relay (and exaggerate) the first time she plucked a bird, highlighting her lack of expertise in executing this once common culinary process. As she explains in her statement, “Faisan as a project aims to merge the process (the doing—en faisant) with the subject (the pheasant—faisan).”

Studio 21 (map)
1273 Hollis Street
Downtown
phone 902-420-1852
< i>FEATHERS (Faisan)</i>

FLOWERS

Through March 29

Alex Livingston’s mixed-media works rest on the life-edge slash between nature and man-made, rendering flowers and botanicals in highly-pixelated, digital art and traditional still-life.

Studio 21 (map)
1273 Hollis Street
Downtown
phone 902-420-1852
<i>FLOWERS</i>

Free Adult Rec Skate

Tuesdays, 11-11:50 a.m. Continues through March 28

Those 18 and older can lace up their skates for a free sweat session that’ll give you serious winter wonderland vibes at the LeBrun Arena (36 Holland Road, Bedford).

Free Adult Rec Skate

Free Parent & Tot Skate

Wednesdays, 10-10:50 a.m. and Tuesdays, 10-10:50 a.m. Continues through March 28

A free skating session at the LeBrun Arena (36 Holland Street, Bedford) that’ll have the Frozen set feeling on cloud nine.

Free Parent & Tot Skate

Golden Moons

Through March 19

In the stargazing mood? So is Halifax textile artist Frances Dorsey, who’s weft printing processes and warm natural dye hues focus on the moon in all it’s symbolism and glory. She shares the gallery with 20 works by New Brunswick potter Rachel Morouney. Morouney’s stoneware funerary urns feature intricate designs and themes of loss, death and darkness. The gallery calls it an “arranged marriage” and we think it’s a perfect pair.

Mary E. Black Gallery (map)
1061 Marginal Road
Waterfront
phone 902-492-2522
<i>Golden Moons</i>

GOTTIJAM

Tuesdays, 10:30 p.m.

Open stage every Tuesday, $75 prize, full backline of drums and amps. Each night ends with a free-for-all jam! Sign up at rainbowroombooking@gmail.com. $3

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

Harlan House

Through March 7

As the ceramics artworks master slows production, Page and Strange offer a last chance to see his socially-biting works, like a sculpture smart phone that’ll “last longer than a Galazy Note.”

Gallery Page & Strange (map)
6437 Cork St
Waterfront
phone 902-422-8995
Harlan House

Karaoke

Tuesdays, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

free

The Fickle Frog Pub (map)
5675 Spring Garden Road
Spring Garden
phone 902-429-9999

Karaoke With Laurie the Guy

Tuesdays, 10 p.m.
phone 435-1770

Monte’s Showbar Grill (map)
245 Waverley Road
Dartmouth
phone 902-435-1770
events@montes.ca

Khyber Town Hall: Keeping Ourselves + Our Communities Accountable

Tue., March 7, 6-8 p.m.

Described as “a facilitated community discussion about building cultures of care within artistic and community based spaces,” this open meetings calls for safer spaces and more opened minds.

Khyber Centre for the Arts (map)
1880 Hollis Street
North End
phone 902-422-9668
Khyber Town Hall: Keeping Ourselves + Our Communities Accountable

Kirk MacDonald W/Harold Mabern

Tue., March 7, 8 p.m.

Juno award winning saxophonist Kirk MacDonald teams up with legendary New York pianist Harold Mabern.

Music Room (map)
6181 Lady Hammond Road
North End
phone 902-429-9467
Kirk MacDonald W/Harold Mabern

Laugh House Comedy

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.

A weekly comedy show produced by Chanel Freire and Frank Russo. PWYC

The Company House (map)
2202 Gottingen Street
North End
phone 902-404-3050
Laugh House Comedy
Cheers Bar & Grill (map)
1741 Grafton Street
Downtown
phone 902-421-1655

Maritime Convention Artists

Through March 30

A group of convention artists show what they do and love at this all-genre exhibit. The fun kicks off March 30 from 7-9pm.

Plan B Merchants Co-op (map)
2180 Gottingen Street
North EndMaritime Convention Artists

The Nature of Nature: The Photographs of Thaddeus Holownia

Through May 28

Thaddeus Holownia spent four decades exploring how we interact and respond to our environment from behind a camera lens, emerging as one of Canada’s biggest names in documentary and analogue photography. Here, 180 of his best snaps snag AGNS wall space.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (map)
1723 Hollis Street
Downtown
phone 902-424-5280
infodesk@gov.ns.ca
The Nature of Nature: The Photographs of Thaddeus Holownia

New Parent’s/Baby Play Group

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

Snacks and coffee are free. Up to the age of 12 months. Socialize and let your little ones explore. Public health nurse available every other Tuesday.

Open Mic

Tuesdays, Sundays, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Enjoy drink specials, and friendly staff. Players, prepare three or four tunes to share with the audience. free

The Loose Cannon (map)
1556 Argyle Street
Downtown
phone 902-407-8797

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

Open Mic w/Dave Bradshaw

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

Celtic Corner Public House (map)
69 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth
phone 902-464-0764

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

Parallel Journey Works on Paper

Through April 23

A celebration of Vancover-based Landon Mackenzie’s lesser-known paper works (her giant canvases have won her international acclaim), inspired by maps and representational landscapes.

Dalhousie Art Gallery (map)
6101 University Avenue
South End
phone 902-494-2403
<i>Parallel Journey</i> Works on Paper

PRESS

Through March 11

Harvest Gallery’s annual printmaker’s show.

Harvest Gallery (map)
462 Main Street
Out of TownPRESS

Protest “Judge” Lenehan’s ruling

Tue., March 7, 3-5 p.m.

An open protest to the acquittal of a taxi driver in response to sexual assault charges.

Grand Parade Square (map)
Barrington at George
Barrington
The Old Triangle Irish Ale House (map)
5136 Prince Street
Downtown
phone 902-492-4900
info@oldtriangle.com

Race, Place and the Law: Perspectives on Environmental Racism, Grassroots Resistance, and Law and Policy in Nova Scotia

Tue., March 7, 6-7:30 p.m.

“In Nova Scotia, Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian communities are threatened disproportionately by polluting industries and other environmental harms. How do communities organize to resist environmental racism, and how can law and policy help to secure communities’ access to justice?”event organizers say.free

Weldon Law Building (map)
6061 University Avenue
South EndRace, Place and the Law: Perspectives on Environmental Racism, Grassroots Resistance, and Law and Policy in Nova Scotia

Rhythm Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 10 p.m.

A dose of sunshine in the form of hip-hop, reggae and dancehall tunes spun till late.

The Local (map)
2037 Gottingen Street
North EndRhythm Tuesdays

Ripple: Ceramics

Through March 31

Kaashif Ghanie re-invisions his thrown platters as canvas for expression.

Craig Gallery (map)
Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street
Dartmouth
phone 902-461-4698
Ripple: Ceramics

Saint Mary’s Reading Series: Eden Robinson and Gugo Hlongwane

Tue., March 7, 7 p.m.

The Patrick Power Library at Saint Mary’s is playing host to two local lit figures, sharing bits from their latest books. Eden Robinson, novelist and short story writer, has been called moving and meaningful by the Chicago Tribune, while Gugo Hlongwane’s short stories share snippets of South African daily life.

Shout Out

Through March 26

Phillip Joy’s photos focus on telling stories from within the LGBTQ community, coupling candid portraits with snippets of text.

ViewPoint Gallery (map)
1272 Barrington Street
Barrington
phone 902-420-0854
Shout Out

Takin back Tuesdays with SCOUT n WASKO

Tue., March 7

Party like the weekend with big sounds and rock vibes. 10pm

Gus’ Pub & Grill (map)
2605 Agricola Street
North End
phone 902-423-7786
Takin back Tuesdays with SCOUT n WASKO

Ticky Tacky

Through March 11

Damien Webb’s collection of quirky miniatures reference tv, film and reality—giving new life to recycled materials.

Argyle Fine Art (map)
1559 Barrington Street
Downtown
phone 902-425-9456
gallery@argylef

Tove Storch: How Do I Look?

Through April 9

The Danish up-and-comer who’s shown works in New Zealand and Brazil brings her minimalist sculptures to the MSVU gallery, packing a 1970s-influenced aesthetic.

Trivia Night at Rockbottom

Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m.

Your pal Norm hosts this battle royale for bragging rights and Rockbottom gift certificates.

Rockbottom Brewpub (map)
5686 Spring Garden Road
Spring Garden
phone 902-423-2938

Trivia Night at Cheachie’s

Tuesdays, 8 p.m.

Halifax comedian Andrew Vaughan serves as quiz master at this 60-question trivia night. free

Cheachie’s Grill (map)
102 Chain Lake Drive
Bayers Lake/Fairview/Clayton Park
phone 902-446-3663
bigearl@cheachies.ca

Trivia Night w/Dennis

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.

Freeman’s Little New York, downtown (map)
1726 Grafton Street
Downtown
phone 902-444-7008
feedback@freemanspizza.ca

Trivia w/Dennis

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.

Freeman’s Little New York, Quinpool (map)
6092 Quinpool Road
Quinpool
phone 902-429-0241
feedback@freemanspizza.ca
Gus’ Pub & Grill (map)
2605 Agricola Street
North End
phone 902-423-7786

Tyler and Scott

Tuesdays, 9:30 p.m.

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

Urban Paper Illuminated

Through May 6

This showing of Frankie Macaulay’s work—part of a Nocturne project offshoot called the storefront project—follows “the cycle of urban structures in stages of neglect, decay and reconstruction.” As Haifax whips through this cycle at breakneck speed, the show feels extra timely.

Weekly Bedford Hike

Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m.

Join Chebucto Hiking Club every Tuesday for a 10km (2-hour) hike through Bedford. Meet at the Sobeys/NSLC parking lot at Mill Cove on the Bedford Highway. Everyone welcome!

WINTER ESCAPE

Through March 23

Swirling blues and high-gloss finishes make Kimberley Eddy’s work look like portraits of small oceans or snippets of shoreline. It’s the art equivalent of a flight to the Caribbean!

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

Works by Danny Abriel

Through March 20

Canvases of trees and nature scenes celebrate our local environment.

Lion & Bright Cafe Wine Bar (map)
2534 Agricola Street
North End
phone 902-496-0022
Works by Danny Abriel

Yoga

First Tuesday of every month, 7-8 p.m.

What’s better than a good downward dog, anyway?! free

Mountain Equipment Co-op (map)
1550 Granville Street
Downtown
phone 902-421-2667
Yoga

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