Satchmo’ Skid-dat-de-dat

As the curtain opens on The Satchmo’ Suite, Hubert is panicking. He was asked to perform the first Bach Suite for solo cello, but he just can’t seem to get past a particular point in the piece.     In his desperate hour he conjures up…

Sound and the savage beast

DJ Frances Beatrix tweaks the EQ on your home stereo.      Dear Frances B.,     How do I get my partner to make more noise during sex? It turns me on but I don’t know what to say to her – she’s a pretty shy…

Friday July 7

[MN] J Cod au Gratin: Does what you eat affect the kind of art you make? Hosts: Neil Butler and Andy Jones with guests Mary Colin Chisolm, Danielle Irvine, Sherry White, 1pm, LSPU Hall Art Gallery [MN] J Magnetic Minds, Have your morning coffee and…

Thursday July 6

[MN] Celebrity Speaker Series, Kevin Major with introductions by Todd O'Brien, $10, 6pm, Petro-Can Hall [MN] J Cultural Tourism: Is there room for art? Hosts: Janet Michaels and David Ross with guests Jennifer Brewin, Emmy Alcorn, 1pm, LSPU Hall Art Gallery 18 & Over Roller…

Thursday July 6

Colin Harris, solo acoustic, Fat Cat Blues Bar Denielle Hann, 6pm, Larry Foley & Patrick Moran, 10:30pm, O’Reilly’s Irish Newfoundland Pub DJ Competition, hosted by DJ OTG, 11pm-6am, Junctions Glenn Nuotio (performer/songwriter/homo-emo cabaret artist) + with His Sloppy Seconds, also featuring Oddly Enough and Vampires…

Are we there yet?

After catching the mainstage acts at Magnetic North, Tom Mrozewski takes a gander at some up-and-comers at the On the Verge reading series.  

The sound of supper

By Andreae Prozesky  When I was asked to come up with a food column on the theme of “sound,” I had a whole slew of great ideas. The pop of mustard seeds toasting for carrot and mustard seed salad, like my friend Jessica in Montréal…

Bring the Noise

The thirteenth bi-annual Sound Symposium is here. Dan Murray lists off the top five things you shouldn’t miss. 

Interview with Jackie Gallant

Best known as Jackie “The Jackhammer” from the Montreal electro band Lesbians on Ecstasy, Gallant is set to touch down in St. John’s and make some happy accidents on her sample-triggering octapad as part of the Sound Symposium.

Astroloscopes for July 6-12

By Madame Lyra Togos Cancer (June 22 – July 22) This is the sign in the zodiac that says “stop.” Stop now. Can’t you see what this babe with the stiff nipples is doing to you? Can’t you see what she’s after? No? Then what…

Me(n)tal Perspectives and Flexible Spaces.

The Eastern Edge Gallery is jointly exhibiting Jinny Yu's (NB/ITALY/ON) Me(n)tal Perspectives and Francine Lalonde's (QC) Flexible Spaces.     A study in architecture and architectonics. Working on aluminum sheets Jinny Yu's Me(n)tal Perspectives creates unusual depths out of flat surfaces with her blueprint-like scapes. Yu…

Such Nice Youth CD release party

Their name: Such Nice Youth Their motto: Be awesome!     “After deciding that our city needed more hot shit,” proclaims Such Nice Youth’s newmusiccanada.com bio, “we formed a band that was the best thing St. John's has ever heard!”     We tried to ask them…

All nighter

This just arrived in my inbox. It's too late to make it in the listings for the paper, but it's good to hear some folks are throwing all night outdoor parties around town.  Who is it?: Cool Entertainment What is it?: MeadowPalooza 06 Where is…