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 14, 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

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

CEED Entrepreneurship Camp

Starts March 13. March 13-17

Move over, lemonade stand! This fun day camp will arm littles in grade four to seven with the skills to launch their own small business. Parents can register and get more info at ceed.com.

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CEED Entrepreneurship Camp

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

Dream catcher workshop

Tue., March 14

Make your own dreamcatchers while learning the history and significance of the feathered and beaded orbs. Space is limited so reserve your seat by calling (902)422-5642 ext 7 or emailing student@nechc.com to register.

Expressive Cafe Halifax

Tue., March 14, 7 p.m.

A safe space for people with Aphasia to practice their speech and language skills. Held in the building’s basement level.

< 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

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

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.

Norval Morrisseau

Through March 31

A rare chance (and big deal) is hitting the walls of this downtown gallery: Art lovers can treat their eyeballs to original works by the Picasso of the North, Anishinabe artist Norval Morrisseau. The late painter’s bold use of colour and x-ray style imaging made him one of the biggest names in the Woodlands art movement.

Zwicker’s Gallery (map)
5415 Doyle Street
Spring Garden
phone 902-423-7662
Norval Morrisseau

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

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

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

Serenity

Through March 30

Cape Breton artist Phyllis Adams re-interprets her photography of the island as soft, sun-streaked paintings.

Corridor Gallery (map)
1113 Marginal Road
Waterfront
phone 902-423-4694
Serenity

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

The Stars Have No Break

Tue., March 14, 3:15 p.m., Thu., March 16, 3:15 p.m. and Fri., March 17, 3:15 p.m.

A school-age showing of the Halifax Planetarium’s night sky seminar, this afternoon gives your littles the chance to learn how to navigate the stars. Please note that latecomers are not always permitted and reservations need to be made at astronomynovascotia.ca. $5

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.

Town Clock Stitchers

Every fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Meeting on the last Tuesday of each month, The Town Clock Stitchers is an all-levels embroidery group welcoming you to join in their crafting and conversation.

Museum of Natural History (map)
1747 Summer Street
South End
phone 902-424-7353
Town Clock Stitchers

Traditional Chinese Flute by Buning Liu

Tue., March 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

A member of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society, Liu wows with tradition-steeped sounds. free

Government House (map)
1451 Barrington Street
DowntownTraditional Chinese Flute by Buning Liu

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 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 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 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