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Listings Sunday, March 31, 2013

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Our listings are your guide to what’s on the go in the St. John’s area. If you have an event you’d like included, email all of the details—as well as images—to listings@thescope.ca.

Music

Blackie O’Leary, 7pm, Kelly’s Pub

Chris Hennessey (7pm), Arthur & Fred (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Damian Follet, 11pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Musician Appreciation Night: Open Jam, 10pm, The Levee

Open Jam, The Levee

Traditional Session: With Fergus Brown-O’Byrne & Danny Mills, 3pm, O’Reilly’s Pub
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Community

Children’s Read-Along: Songs and stories with Debbie Hanlon, author of the “Gus and Isaac” series, free, Rocket Bakery-272 Water St (Every Sunday in March at 10am)

Le Café Français: French speakers and francophiles to meet up and chat. Look for the small Quebecois flag, Atlantic Pace (Sundays at 3pm)

Wake Up! The winter is ending and nature is getting ready for spring. See who’s waking up and who is still asleep in the woods, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm)

Young Musician Open Mic: Hosted by Denielle Hann, Shamrock City Pub (Sundays 2pm)
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On Stage

Book Signings: Claire Wilkshire signs copies of her new novel “Maxine” (Sat Mar 30: Chapters from 1pm to 3pm, Coles-Avalon Mall from 3:30pm to 5:30pm; Sun Mar 31, Coles-Village Mall from 1pm to 3pm)

Harvey (Shakespeare by the Sea) A mild-mannered gentleman’s family wants to commit him because his best friend is an invisible rabbit in this prize-winning farce by Mary Chase. Directed by Jenn Dion, $28/$23, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Half-price preview Wed Mar 27 at 8pm; Thu Mar 28 to Sat Mar 30 at 8pm; matinee Sun Mar 31 at 2pm)

Sunday Salsa Social: Weekly salsa event hosted by Salsa in St John’s, $5, Annexe-32 George St (Sundays from 7pm to 10pm)

Tango on the Edge: A social gathering to dance Argentine tango, $7, Arts & Culture Centre (Thursdays at 8:30pm & Sundays at 7pm)
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On Display

Art by Instruction: Students, faculty, and staff at MUN’s Grenfell Campus are encouraged to submit instructions on how to make artworks, which members and gallery visitors are invited to complete, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opens Sat Mar 16)

Back in the Day: David Blackwood’s Newfoundland & Labrador: Exhibition co-curated by Blackwood featuring artifacts, archival records, and examples of his artworks, The Rooms 757-8000

Boxed In! A national exhibition of small sculptural works organized by both The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and the Craft Council of NL and held at two venues, The Rooms-9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 / Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749

Dark Timber: Anna Williams (ON) features two bronze life-sized whitetail deer standing on a braided rug made from collected clothing brought to her by viewers, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882

Fieldwork: Canadian photographers Scott Walden, Steve Payne and John Haney explore the visual vernaculars of place, architecture, natural landscape, and the social spheres of their subjects, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Sat Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

Inner Works: Anne Meredith Barry, Peter Bell, David Blackwood, Chris Pratt, Mary Pratt, Helen Parsons Shepherd, Reginald Shepherd, Gerald Squires & Don Wright, The Rooms 757-8000

Miriad – Philippa Jones: During artist-led expeditions, members of the public adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support their imagined truths. The resulting objects, images and conjectures interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Fri Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

New Releases: Work from Richard Steele including “Snowy Evening in Georges Town”, “Hide ‘n Seek”, and “Calm Before The Storm”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Still Life Springs to Life: Spring exhibition of new works by gallery artists, Red Ochre Gallery-96 Duckworth St 726-6422 (Opening reception Thu Mar 21 from 5pm to 8pm)

Sweet – Cupcakes Galore: Work in a variety of media by craftspeople tempted by a contemporary culinary icon — the delicious and decorative cupcake, Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749 (Opening reception Sat Mar 9 from 2pm to 4pm)

The Artist Is In: Contemporary oil paintings by June Walker-Wilson, Ultramarine Fine Art Studio-100 Duckworth St 722-8157

Working on History: Watching Our Stories Unfold: An exhibition of artifacts reflecting life in NL from the 1700s to present day, The Rooms 757-8000
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Listings Saturday, March 30, 2013

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Our listings are your guide to what’s on the go in the St. John’s area. If you have an event you’d like included, email all of the details—as well as images—to listings@thescope.ca.

Music

All-Ages Show: Solids (Montreal indie), Little Things, Samesies, Kickgut, 7pm, Shed 709

All Request: DJ RocketBoy, Lottie’s Place

Alligator, Sundance

Blacky O’Leary (5:30pm); Steve Davis (9pm), Kelly’s Pub

Craig Young, Leeland Wareham & The Martin Box (bluegrass/country/folk), Fat Cat Blues Bar

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

Deep: DJ Slim Macho, Steve Murray, Annexe

DJ Colin, Annexe

DJ Fabian, $7, Velvet

DJJO, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Sanye West, Martini Bar-Downstairs

DJ Skiff, Club V

Graduation Recital: Sarah Sauvé (piano), 7pm, no cover, DF Cook Recital Hall

Hugh Scott (5pm), Bob Taylor & Carl Peters (8pm), Juniper Road, Shamrock City Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Perry Dawe (singer-songwriter) 8:30pm, no cover, Second Cup-Stavanger Dr

Sarah Slean with Strings, Adam Baxter, 7pm, $34.50, Holy Heart Theatre

Sarah Slean After Party: Chris Kirby, Adam Baxter & Friends, The Bloomsbury Group, 10pm, $10/$8, The Levee

Solids (Montreal indie), Weak Link, New Flesh, In Return, 11pm, Distortion

Steven Green (6:30pm); Jeremy Dicks & Todd Scott (10:30pm), Green Sleeves Pub

The Super Stars, Club One

Tino Borges & The Incident, Martini Bar-Upstairs
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Community

Board Game Event: In collaboration with International Table Top Day, a day of board games such as D&D, Magic, and Catan, free, Rocket Room-272 Water St (Sat Mar 30 from 2pm to 9pm)

Drumming Circle Café: Instruments provided but participants are welcome to bring their own, all ages welcome, $5, Rocket Room-272 Water St (Saturdays at 11:30am)

Easter Excitement: Family fun activities featuring crafts, games, face painting, story time, and more, $5, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl (Sat Mar 30 from 10:30am to 4:30pm)

Wake Up! The winter is ending and nature is getting ready for spring. See who’s waking up and who is still asleep in the woods, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm)

Walk on Water: Walk in all weather with enthusiasts who never tire of finding downtown nooks and crannies, free, Fat Nanny’s-245 Duckworth St (Saturdays at 10am)
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On Stage

Book Signings: Claire Wilkshire signs copies of her new novel “Maxine” (Sat Mar 30: Chapters from 1pm to 3pm, Coles-Avalon Mall from 3:30pm to 5:30pm; Sun Mar 31, Coles-Village Mall from 1pm to 3pm)

Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some ofthe world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Fri Mar 1 / Fri Mar 22 / Sat Mar 23 / Thu Mar 28 / Sat Mar 30 / at 7pm)

Harvey (Shakespeare by the Sea) A mild-mannered gentleman’s family wants to commit him because his best friend is an invisible rabbit in this prize-winning farce by Mary Chase. Directed by Jenn Dion, $28/$23, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Half-price preview Wed Mar 27 at 8pm; Thu Mar 28 to Sat Mar 30 at 8pm; matinee Sun Mar 31 at 2pm)
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On Display

Art by Instruction: Students, faculty, and staff at MUN’s Grenfell Campus are encouraged to submit instructions on how to make artworks, which members and gallery visitors are invited to complete, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opens Sat Mar 16)

Back in the Day: David Blackwood’s Newfoundland & Labrador: Exhibition co-curated by Blackwood featuring artifacts, archival records, and examples of his artworks, The Rooms 757-8000

Boxed In! A national exhibition of small sculptural works organized by both The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and the Craft Council of NL and held at two venues, The Rooms-9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 / Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749

Dark Timber: Anna Williams (ON) features two bronze life-sized whitetail deer standing on a braided rug made from collected clothing brought to her by viewers, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882

Fieldwork: Canadian photographers Scott Walden, Steve Payne and John Haney explore the visual vernaculars of place, architecture, natural landscape, and the social spheres of their subjects, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Sat Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

Inner Works: Anne Meredith Barry, Peter Bell, David Blackwood, Chris Pratt, Mary Pratt, Helen Parsons Shepherd, Reginald Shepherd, Gerald Squires & Don Wright, The Rooms 757-8000

Miriad – Philippa Jones: During artist-led expeditions, members of the public adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support their imagined truths. The resulting objects, images and conjectures interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Fri Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

New Releases: Work from Richard Steele including “Snowy Evening in Georges Town”, “Hide ‘n Seek”, and “Calm Before The Storm”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Still Life Springs to Life: Spring exhibition of new works by gallery artists, Red Ochre Gallery-96 Duckworth St 726-6422 (Opening reception Thu Mar 21 from 5pm to 8pm)

Sweet – Cupcakes Galore: Work in a variety of media by craftspeople tempted by a contemporary culinary icon — the delicious and decorative cupcake, Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749 (Opening reception Sat Mar 9 from 2pm to 4pm)

The Artist Is In: Contemporary oil paintings by June Walker-Wilson, Ultramarine Fine Art Studio-100 Duckworth St 722-8157

Working on History: Watching Our Stories Unfold: An exhibition of artifacts reflecting life in NL from the 1700s to present day, The Rooms 757-8000
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Listings Friday, March 29, 2013

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Our listings are your guide to what’s on the go in the St. John’s area. If you have an event you’d like included, email all of the details—as well as images—to listings@thescope.ca.

Music

All Request: DJ RocketBoy, Lottie’s Place

Blacky O’Leary (6pm); Steve Davis (10pm), Kelly’s Pub

DJ A-Read, Annexe

DJ Alligator, Club V

DJ Digital Dan, Velvet Club

DJJO, DJ Nu Rock, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Scrappy, Turkey Joe’s

DJ Sina, Sundance

Gavin Simms, Rick Lambe, John Cossar, 9:30pm, Rose & Thistle

Graduation Recital: Joseph Mesh (trumpet), 7:30pm, DF Cook Recital Hall

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Kellie Loder (singer-songwriter) 8:30pm, no cover, Second Cup-Stavanger Dr

Love Knows No Gender: Open mic, drag entertainment, hosted by Ashley Tollefsen, 9pm, no cover til 12, Velvet

Masquerade Ball: Cafeteria (rock/electro), The Domestics, The Elizabeatans, 11pm, The Levee

Mick Davis (rock) 10pm, no cover, YellowBelly

Middle Tickle (5:30pm); Barry Kenny, Glen Harvey & Sonny Hogan (8:30pm), Juniper Road, Shamrock City Pub

Nightfall: DJJO, DJ Nu Rock, Dusk

Open Jam: Featuring Gene Browne, Ryan Sheaves, Curtis Keats, Steve Doyle, Chris Clarke, Clayton Saunders, Evan Mercer, 9pm, Fat Cat Blues Bar

Pamela Morgan, 8pm, $25, Leaside Manor

Rob Cook (4pm); Damian Follett (8pm); Jeremy Dicks & Todd Scott (12am), Green Sleeves Pub

Solids (Montreal indie), George Nervous 4, Derm Kean & An Incredible Woman, Bookends, 10pm, The Ship

The Pints, 10:30pm, Bridie Molloy’s

The Salty Dolls & The Moonshine Men (country/rock and roll), 7pm, Rose & Thistle

The Super Stars, Club One

Tino Borges & The Incident, Martini Bar-Upstairs

Young Manics, Reggie cooper, Black Branches, Bridges, Fresh Kettle, Not Into Outros, 9pm, $5, CBTGs
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Community

Movie Night: A screening of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, featuring refreshments, free, Wesley United Church-101 Patrick St 579-3682 (Fri Mar 29 at 7:30pm)

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Harvey (Shakespeare by the Sea) A mild-mannered gentleman’s family wants to commit him because his best friend is an invisible rabbit in this prize-winning farce by Mary Chase. Directed by Jenn Dion, $28/$23, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Half-price preview Wed Mar 27 at 8pm; Thu Mar 28 to Sat Mar 30 at 8pm; matinee Sun Mar 31 at 2pm)
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On Display

Art by Instruction: Students, faculty, and staff at MUN’s Grenfell Campus are encouraged to submit instructions on how to make artworks, which members and gallery visitors are invited to complete, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opens Sat Mar 16)

Back in the Day: David Blackwood’s Newfoundland & Labrador: Exhibition co-curated by Blackwood featuring artifacts, archival records, and examples of his artworks, The Rooms 757-8000

Boxed In! A national exhibition of small sculptural works organized by both The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and the Craft Council of NL and held at two venues, The Rooms-9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 / Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749

Dark Timber: Anna Williams (ON) features two bronze life-sized whitetail deer standing on a braided rug made from collected clothing brought to her by viewers, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882

Fieldwork: Canadian photographers Scott Walden, Steve Payne and John Haney explore the visual vernaculars of place, architecture, natural landscape, and the social spheres of their subjects, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Sat Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

Inner Works: Anne Meredith Barry, Peter Bell, David Blackwood, Chris Pratt, Mary Pratt, Helen Parsons Shepherd, Reginald Shepherd, Gerald Squires & Don Wright, The Rooms 757-8000

Miriad – Philippa Jones: During artist-led expeditions, members of the public adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support their imagined truths. The resulting objects, images and conjectures interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Fri Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

New Releases: Work from Richard Steele including “Snowy Evening in Georges Town”, “Hide ‘n Seek”, and “Calm Before The Storm”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Still Life Springs to Life: Spring exhibition of new works by gallery artists, Red Ochre Gallery-96 Duckworth St 726-6422 (Opening reception Thu Mar 21 from 5pm to 8pm)

Sweet – Cupcakes Galore: Work in a variety of media by craftspeople tempted by a contemporary culinary icon — the delicious and decorative cupcake, Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749 (Opening reception Sat Mar 9 from 2pm to 4pm)

The Artist Is In: Contemporary oil paintings by June Walker-Wilson, Ultramarine Fine Art Studio-100 Duckworth St 722-8157

Working on History: Watching Our Stories Unfold: An exhibition of artifacts reflecting life in NL from the 1700s to present day, The Rooms 757-8000
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On Screen

GI Joe: Retaliation: Cobra Command has, with the aid of ninjas, kidnapped the president (Jonathan Pryce). Are Hasbro’s brand of action men truly bad enough dudes to save the president? Yo Joe! (Mar 29)

The Host: Parasitic brain worms from beyond the moon have invaded the earth and are controlling its population! One girl teaches aliens how to love by communicating with her brain’s new resident. (Mar 29)

The Place Beyond the Pines: Drive’s Ryan Gosling is a motorcycle stunt man who must turn to crime to provide for his newborn infant. Will special agent Bradley Cooper need to call in the A-Team to bust him? (Mar 29)
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Listings Thursday, March 28, 2013

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Our listings are your guide to what’s on the go in the St. John’s area. If you have an event you’d like included, email all of the details—as well as images—to listings@thescope.ca.

Music

9 O’Clock Rocks: The Bedlam Beggars, The Novice Drivers (garage rock), 9pm, $5, The Levee

Blacky O’Leary (6:30pm); Steve Davis (9pm), Kelly’s Pub

Buggin Out: DJ Little Row, Undefined, Graphik, Tes$laz Divi$ion, 10pm, $5, CBTGs

Carl Peters & Bob Taylor (8pm), Middle Tickle (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

DJ Code, Club V

Engine Productions Fundraiser: Featuring One Night Band, Avalon Stanley, A Tribute to Dr. Dog, The Beer Patrice, 10:30pm, The Levee

Frequency Jazz Collective (Live jazz), Annexe

Gavin Simms & The Garrison Hill Band (CD release), The Skylarks (instrumental ska/reggae), Chris Picco, The Ship

Jason Lacour, 6:30pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Big Ben’s Pub

Madonna: An Evening of Worship featuring DJ Fabian, Digital Dan, 11pm, $7, Velvet

Mary Griffiths Night: Neighbourhood Strays, Brian Cherwick, Evan David AuCoin, Danny Mills, Allie Duff, Kevin Heartley & Alfred Dyck, Danielle Bailey, Mallory Beth Power, Dan Lasby & Emily Carrigan, Amanda Stellisano, Cassandra Abbott, Vegas Lounge Lizard, DT & The Dinosaurs, 7pm, Fat Cat Blues Bar

Mick Davis (rock) 9:30pm, no cover, The Republic

Open Decks, Annexe

Pocket Full O’Posy (MUN Music) MUN Wind Ensemble plays folk songs, 8pm, $15/$10, DF Cook Recital Hall

Sprung: Deko-Ze (Toronto), Slim Macho, Dr. Drake, A Read, 10pm, $10, Dusk Ultra Lounge

Sprung: Jesse Marco (New York), Keith Dean, DJJO, DJ Nu Rock, 10pm, $10, Club One

Sprung: Shortcut (Montreal), DJ Sina, Ayuba, Carter, 10pm, $10, Sundance

Stixx & Stones, no cover, Martini Bar
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Community

Starry Night Storytime: Evening storytime for the whole family, featuring a half hour of stories and rhymes, must register, Marjorie Mews Library-Highland Dr 737-3020 (Thu Mar 28 at 7pm)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm; The Station Lounge on Tuesdays at 9pm

Water Month: Kids age 8 to 12 and their families are invited for an after-school program focusing on different aspects of water, marine life, and habitats, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Thursdays in March at 3:30pm)
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On Stage

Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some ofthe world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Fri Mar 1 / Fri Mar 22 / Sat Mar 23 / Thu Mar 28 / Sat Mar 30 / at 7pm)

Harvey (Shakespeare by the Sea) A mild-mannered gentleman’s family wants to commit him because his best friend is an invisible rabbit in this prize-winning farce by Mary Chase. Directed by Jenn Dion, $28/$23, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Half-price preview Wed Mar 27 at 8pm; Thu Mar 28 to Sat Mar 30 at 8pm; matinee Sun Mar 31 at 2pm)

Reflexions: Fairie Fey (Kittiwake Dance Theatre) Exploration of the folklore surrounding fairies in nature, song, and dance, $22/$17, Arts & Culture Centre 729-3900 (Thu Mar 28 at 8pm)

Tango on the Edge: A social gathering to dance Argentine tango, $7, Arts & Culture Centre (Thursdays at 8:30pm & Sundays at 7pm)
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On Display

Art by Instruction: Students, faculty, and staff at MUN’s Grenfell Campus are encouraged to submit instructions on how to make artworks, which members and gallery visitors are invited to complete, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opens Sat Mar 16)

Back in the Day: David Blackwood’s Newfoundland & Labrador: Exhibition co-curated by Blackwood featuring artifacts, archival records, and examples of his artworks, The Rooms 757-8000

Boxed In! A national exhibition of small sculptural works organized by both The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and the Craft Council of NL and held at two venues, The Rooms-9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 / Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749

Dark Timber: Anna Williams (ON) features two bronze life-sized whitetail deer standing on a braided rug made from collected clothing brought to her by viewers, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882

Fieldwork: Canadian photographers Scott Walden, Steve Payne and John Haney explore the visual vernaculars of place, architecture, natural landscape, and the social spheres of their subjects, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Sat Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

Inner Works: Anne Meredith Barry, Peter Bell, David Blackwood, Chris Pratt, Mary Pratt, Helen Parsons Shepherd, Reginald Shepherd, Gerald Squires & Don Wright, The Rooms 757-8000

Miriad – Philippa Jones: During artist-led expeditions, members of the public adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support their imagined truths. The resulting objects, images and conjectures interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Fri Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

New Releases: Work from Richard Steele including “Snowy Evening in Georges Town”, “Hide ‘n Seek”, and “Calm Before The Storm”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Still Life Springs to Life: Spring exhibition of new works by gallery artists, Red Ochre Gallery-96 Duckworth St 726-6422 (Opening reception Thu Mar 21 from 5pm to 8pm)

Sweet – Cupcakes Galore: Work in a variety of media by craftspeople tempted by a contemporary culinary icon — the delicious and decorative cupcake, Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749 (Opening reception Sat Mar 9 from 2pm to 4pm)

The Artist Is In: Contemporary oil paintings by June Walker-Wilson, Ultramarine Fine Art Studio-100 Duckworth St 722-8157

Working on History: Watching Our Stories Unfold: An exhibition of artifacts reflecting life in NL from the 1700s to present day, The Rooms 757-8000
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On Screen

Thu Mar 28 at 7pm:

The Shadow Effect: Documentary screening exploring the perils and promise of the human “shadow” and the gifts it delivers, hosted by Katherine Wade and Regina Wright with a discussion facilitated by Brenda Kelleher-Flight, $5, Natural Health Shop-16 Stavanger Dr 726-0254

Thursday Mar 28 at 7pm

Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has to Travel (MUN Cinema) Writer and fashion editor Diana Vreeland (Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue) is chronicled, analyzed and celebrated in this new documentary that examines her impact on the worlds of style and fashion. Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and Frédéric Tcheng (USA 2011), $9/$10, Empire Theatres-Avalon Mall
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Listings Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

Our listings are your guide to what’s on the go in the St. John’s area. If you have an event you’d like included, email all of the details—as well as images—to listings@thescope.ca.

Music

Blacky O’Leary (7pm); Arthur & Fred (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Epic Wednesday: Selina, Distortion

Folk Night: Traditional Session hosted by Michelle Brophy & Rob Brown, 9pm, The Ship

St. John’s Jazz Session: Hosted by Brad Jefford Trio, featuring Andrew McCarthy, Josh Ward, and Greg Bruce, 8:30pm, $7, Rose & Thistle

Steven Green (6:30pm); Damian Follett (10pm), Green Sleeves Pub

The Great Casavant Organ: Bach to the 20th Century with David Drinkell, 1:15pm, free, Anglican Cathedral

Third-Year Trombone Recital: Shawn Bennett, 8pm, free, DF Cook Recital Hall

Winning Wendesday XIII: Return of the Living Sheen featuring Starvation Army, Evan & Tristan, Jordan Young, The Levee

Wolfpack Wednesdays: Open mic/jam, 10pm, no cover, CBTGs

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Community

Easter Family Storytime: Hop on in with the whole family. Call to register, Marjorie Mews Library-Highland Dr 737-3020 (Wed Mar 27 at 3:30pm)

Oil and Inequality (MUN History) Featuring “Oil: Boom, Bust & Bull” presented by Sean Cadigan and “Promoting Inequality: Recent Provincial Policies” presented by Robert Sweeny, free, Rocket Room-272 Water St (Wed Mar 27 at 7:30pm)

The Rooms: Free admission, 9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 (Wednesdays 6pm-9pm)
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On Stage

Harvey (Shakespeare by the Sea) A mild-mannered gentleman’s family wants to commit him because his best friend is an invisible rabbit in this prize-winning farce by Mary Chase. Directed by Jenn Dion, $28/$23, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Half-price preview Wed Mar 27 at 8pm; Thu Mar 28 to Sat Mar 30 at 8pm; matinee Sun Mar 31 at 2pm)

Winterset Awards Author Readings: Readings by this year’s finalists and Q&A led by Richard Gwyn, The Rooms 757-8000 (Wed Mar 27 at 7pm)
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On Display

Art by Instruction: Students, faculty, and staff at MUN’s Grenfell Campus are encouraged to submit instructions on how to make artworks, which members and gallery visitors are invited to complete, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opens Sat Mar 16)

Back in the Day: David Blackwood’s Newfoundland & Labrador: Exhibition co-curated by Blackwood featuring artifacts, archival records, and examples of his artworks, The Rooms 757-8000

Boxed In! A national exhibition of small sculptural works organized by both The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and the Craft Council of NL and held at two venues, The Rooms-9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 / Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749

Dark Timber: Anna Williams (ON) features two bronze life-sized whitetail deer standing on a braided rug made from collected clothing brought to her by viewers, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882

Fieldwork: Canadian photographers Scott Walden, Steve Payne and John Haney explore the visual vernaculars of place, architecture, natural landscape, and the social spheres of their subjects, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Sat Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

Inner Works: Anne Meredith Barry, Peter Bell, David Blackwood, Chris Pratt, Mary Pratt, Helen Parsons Shepherd, Reginald Shepherd, Gerald Squires & Don Wright, The Rooms 757-8000

Miriad – Philippa Jones: During artist-led expeditions, members of the public adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support their imagined truths. The resulting objects, images and conjectures interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Opening reception Fri Mar 15 at 7:30pm)

New Releases: Work from Richard Steele including “Snowy Evening in Georges Town”, “Hide ‘n Seek”, and “Calm Before The Storm”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Still Life Springs to Life: Spring exhibition of new works by gallery artists, Red Ochre Gallery-96 Duckworth St 726-6422 (Opening reception Thu Mar 21 from 5pm to 8pm)

Sweet – Cupcakes Galore: Work in a variety of media by craftspeople tempted by a contemporary culinary icon — the delicious and decorative cupcake, Craft Council Gallery-59 Duckworth St 753-2749 (Opening reception Sat Mar 9 from 2pm to 4pm)

The Artist Is In: Contemporary oil paintings by June Walker-Wilson, Ultramarine Fine Art Studio-100 Duckworth St 722-8157

Working on History: Watching Our Stories Unfold: An exhibition of artifacts reflecting life in NL from the 1700s to present day, The Rooms 757-8000
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