Life on the Gayside

In 1985, residents of Gayside, Newfoundland, voted to rename their hometown to “Baytona” after increasing harassment. Inspired by the story, collaborative queer art trio, The Third Leg re-appropriate the name “Gayside” for an art exhibit currently on display at the Eastern Edge called “Welcome to…

Spoonerism!

Andreae Prozesky has known the evenings, mornings, afternoons / Has measured out her life with tablespoons. Friends and compatriots, I owe you an apology. It has come to my attention that my recipe for biscuit dough, printed a few weeks back, was riddled with errors….

Giddy Up! or a Darn Good Hat Act

Kitschy flea market collectibles of the painted-black-velvet and cap-gun-and-holster variety mix unapologetically with framed commissioned art in a shrine to all things cowboy. But be warned, to merely follow your fancy around the gallery may leave you feeling a bit short-changed. What helps give this…

Don McKay – Reading Rocks

Canadian nature poet Don McKay is the new writer-in-residence at Memorial, and will be giving his first public reading tonight (Thursday) at 7:30pm in the Music Building’s Petro-Canada Hall. McKay’s poetry is concerned with the essential “otherness” or “wilderness” of things, not just in the…

Mashed mediocrity

Resident Scope movie-snob Jonathan Adams bought tickets for Crank and Barnyard, but couldn’t put them together. So many terrible movies are released each week, it’s hard to decide which ones to actively despise and which ones merely to ignore. A person could easily become despondent…

Other events Thursday

Don mckay, poetry reading, 7:30pm, free, MUN Music Building Petro-Canada Hall Mall Walkers Club, 8:45am, Avalon Mall, 737-2333 Weaving the Wind (Celtic harp) Ed Kavanagh, 1pm-2pm, Basilica

Music Thursday

Acoustic Insiders, 10pm, no cover, Martini Bar Blackie O’Leary, no cover, Fabulous 50’s Blair Harvey w/ Brad Power, Rose & Thistle Bump (live music) Green Sleeves Colin Harris (solo acoustic) Fat Cat Dave Panting, Erin’s Pub Denielle Hann (vocalist) 6pm-9pm, Larry Foley & Patrick Moran…