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Listings Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Danielle Trouble, 9pm, no cover, CBTGs

Kevin Evans & Darryl Power (7pm), Connemara (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Open Mic, 10pm, Grumpy Stump Pub

Stan Pickett & His Rocket Players, no cover, 12:30pm, Rocket Bakery

Stevie Dee, 11pm, no cover, Grapevine
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Community

Astral-Knots: Hand craft group invites participants of all skill levels, free, Orbit Rm-Rocket Bakery-272 Water St (Tuesdays at 7pm)

Little Toot Tuesdays: Crafts, stories and games, Railway Coastal Museum-495 Water St (Tuesdays in April at 1pm)

Master Plan Unveiling: The O’Brien Farm Foundation invites the public to attend the unveiling of the Master Plan, MUN Botanical Garden Boardroom-306 Mount Scio Rd (Mon Apr 29 and Tue Apr 30 from 7pm to 9pm)

Seniors’ Info Session (NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse) Sarah McHugh from the Public Legal Information Association of NL gives a lecture titled “Seniors and the Law: Planning Ahead”, free, Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents Room 109-65 Ridge Rd 737-2333 (Tue Apr 30 from 9:30pm to 11:30am)

St John’s Guild of Embroiderers: Welcome all first time visitors to embroider in the spring at the April meeting, Corpus Christi Hall-260 Waterford Bridge Rd (Tue Apr 30 at 7:30pm)

Tots Program: Big fun for little people, The Rooms 757-8000 (Tuesdays at 10:30am)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm
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Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Circles of Confusion: A generative image- and sound-based cinema installation and performative work by Alberta artist Kyle Whitehead, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception and artist talk Sat Apr 27 at 7pm)

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

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Simulacrum: Leslie Wagner’s work uses texture and found objects to present the ideal world of the real, stemming from the concept of living in a simulated world where truth is disconnected from reality, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception Sat Apr 27 at 8pm) (Ends May 17)

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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Tuesday Apr 30 at 7pm
Justice for Sale (REEL Justice Film Festival) A female lawyer searches for justice for a man convicted of rape in the Congo, free, MUN-The Landing, UC 3018
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Listings Monday, April 29, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Hugh Scott (7pm); Industry Night hosted by Chris Ryan with Anthony McDonald & Ronnie Power (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Open Mic: Hosted by MusicNL, The Ship
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Community

29th-Annual Job Lecture: Helmut Schwarz from Berlin University of Technology delivers a lecture titled “The Magic of Molecular Soccer: Beauty and Purpose of Curiosity-driven Basic Research”, free, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation-MUN IIC 2001 (Mon Apr 29 at 7pm)

Master Plan Unveiling: The O’Brien Farm Foundation invites the public to attend the unveiling of the Master Plan, MUN Botanical Garden Boardroom-306 Mount Scio Rd (Mon Apr 29 and Tue Apr 30 from 7pm to 9pm)

St John’s City Council Meeting: Refer to Council Agenda at www.stjohns.ca (posted Friday afternoon), Public welcome, City Hall-Council Chambers (Mondays at 4:30pm)

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Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)
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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Circles of Confusion: A generative image- and sound-based cinema installation and performative work by Alberta artist Kyle Whitehead, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception and artist talk Sat Apr 27 at 7pm)

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

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Simulacrum: Leslie Wagner’s work uses texture and found objects to present the ideal world of the real, stemming from the concept of living in a simulated world where truth is disconnected from reality, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception Sat Apr 27 at 8pm) (Ends May 17)

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 Sunday, April 28, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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 Follett, 11pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Open Jam, The Levee

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

Wesley Male Choir featuring guest soloist Anna Beth Loveys, 6:50pm, Wesley United Church

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Community

And The Winner Is: Design sports memorabilia in honour of your favourite sport or team, and create your own sporting award medal, The Rooms 757-8000 (Sun Apr 28 at 2pm)

Cat Educational Seminar: Veterinarian Heather Hillier presents “To Pee or Not to Pee? Is Your Cat Thinking Outside the Box”, addressing correctable litter box problems, free, Foran/Greene Room-City Hall (Sun Apr 28 at 1pm)

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

Going Green (Fluvarium Kids’ Club) It’s not easy being green, but frogs can help tell if the stream is clean, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm) (Ends Apr 28)

Introductory Hike: Volunteer-led 7km hike of the East Coast Trail’s Beaches Path, approximately 3hrs, free, Mobile High School Parking Lot-Mobile 364-6233 (Sun Apr 28 at 9:15am)

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

Sci-Fi On The Rock: 7th-annual science fiction and fantasy event featuring special guests from film and TV, with workshops, vendors’ exhibits, and more, Holiday Inn-180 Portugal Cove Rd www.scifiontherock.com (Fri Apr 26 at 2pm / Sat Apr 27 and Sun Apr 28 from 9am to 6pm, plus evening events)

Young Musician Open Mic: Hosted by Denielle Hann, Shamrock City Pub (Sundays at 2pm)
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Book Signing: Illustrator Rochelle Baker will sign copies of her latest book “The Birchy Maid”, free, Costco (Sun Apr 28 from 1pm to 3pm)

Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

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 Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Circles of Confusion: A generative image- and sound-based cinema installation and performative work by Alberta artist Kyle Whitehead, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception and artist talk Sat Apr 27 at 7pm)

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Simulacrum: Leslie Wagner’s work uses texture and found objects to present the ideal world of the real, stemming from the concept of living in a simulated world where truth is disconnected from reality, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception Sat Apr 27 at 8pm) (Ends May 17)

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, April 27, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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 Out Auction (St. John’s Pride fundraiser): DJ Fabian, 10pm, $7, Velvet

All Request: DJ RocketBoy, Lottie’s Place

Beauwater, Trapper John’s Pub

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

Bloody Diamonds, 9pm, $5, CBTGs

Dave White, 6:30pm, Green Sleeves Pub

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

DJ Fabian, $7, Velvet

DJ J-Oh, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Sanye West, Martini Bar-Downstairs

Great Big Sea (folk), $46-$86, Mile One

Hip Waders, Magical Destruction, Dana Parsons with Andrew Bown, 10:30pm, Rose & Thistle Pub

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

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Matty Rose & The Runaways, Brimstone Public House

Other People, The Thymes, Those Lasers, 11pm, Rock House

Paul MacAusland Band, Club One

PotemTole, 11pm, Annexe

Psychobilly Cadillacs (EP release party), Brothers In Stereo (acoustic solo), Sean Panting, The Ship

Salty Saturdays: DJ Skiff, Club V

The Bloody Diamonds, Bridges, Vegas Lounge Lizard, Sigma, Vignette, 9pm, $6, CBTGs

The City Council (rock), Logy Bay Groovers (rock), no cover, Sharkey’s Pub

The Secrets, Bridie Molloy’s

The Sneaky Bastards, Fat Cat Blues Bar

The Thymes (pop/rock), Other People (synthpop), Those Lasers (indie), $10, Rock House

Tino Borges & The Incident, Martini Bar-Upstairs
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Community

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

Free Dance Class (Dance Week 2013) Celebrate National Dance Week with a free community dance class, Ebb & Flow Studio Space-166 Water St (Sat Apr 27 at 2pm)

Going Green (Fluvarium Kids’ Club) It’s not easy being green, but frogs can help tell if the stream is clean, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm) (Ends Apr 28)

Salsa Workshop: Instructor Esau Jardon teaches some cool dips and tricks, some experience necessary, $10, Annexe-32 George St (Sat Apr 27 from 5pm to 7pm)

Sci-Fi On The Rock: 7th-annual science fiction and fantasy event featuring special guests from film and TV, with workshops, vendors’ exhibits, and more, Holiday Inn-180 Portugal Cove Rd www.scifiontherock.com (Fri Apr 26 at 2pm / Sat Apr 27 and Sun Apr 28 from 9am to 6pm, plus evening events)

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 Signing: Claire Wilkshire signs copies of her new book “Maxine” (Sat Apr 13 from 7pm to 9pm at Mount Pearl Glacier-45 Olympic Dr / Sat Apr 27 from 2pm to 4pm at Costco)

Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

International Dance Week First Look (Neighbourhood Dance WOrks & Dance NL) Opportunity for local choreographers to present works-in-progress, featuring work by Corie Harnett, Colleen Quigley, Tammy MacLeod, Andrea Tucker, Calla Lachance, Sara Tilley & Mark White, Sarah Joy Stoker, and a short film by Monica Walsh, $10, Pony Locale-120 Lemarchant Rd 722-3663 (Sat Apr 27 at 7pm)
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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Book Launch: Launch of “Crafted”, a book showcasing 10 young NL craftspeople, featuring a mini exhibition and a door prize, Devon House-59 Duckworth 753-2749 (Wed Apr 24 at 9:30am; exhibition ends Sat Apr 27)

Circles of Confusion: A generative image- and sound-based cinema installation and performative work by Alberta artist Kyle Whitehead, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception and artist talk Sat Apr 27 at 7pm)

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

Simulacrum: Leslie Wagner’s work uses texture and found objects to present the ideal world of the real, stemming from the concept of living in a simulated world where truth is disconnected from reality, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Opening reception Sat Apr 27 at 8pm) (Ends May 17)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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, April 26, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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 Out Auction (St. John’s Pride fundraiser): DJ Fabian, 10pm, $7, Velvet

All Request: DJ RocketBoy, Lottie’s Place

Bassick: Slim Macho, Taner Churchill, Annexe

Beauwater, Trapper John’s Pub

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

Bloody Diamonds, The Potholez, Hellfire Club, Kokiri, 9pm, $8, Distortion

Bob McDonald, The Republic

Dave White, 6:30pm, Green Sleeves Pub

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

DJ Fabian, $7, Velvet

DJ J-Oh, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Sanye West, Martini Bar-Downstairs

First Offence, ToShredsYouSay?!, Double Fistin’ Mamas, The Combine, 10pm, The Levee

Great Big Sea (folk), $46-$86, Mile One

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

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Matty Rose & The Runaways, Anthony McDonald, Brimstone Public House

Paul MacAusland Band, Club One

Salty Saturdays: DJ Skiff, Club V

Sherry Ryan and The Enablers, 7:30pm, Rose & Thistle

The City Council (rock), Logy Bay Groovers (rock), no cover, Sharkey’s Pub

The Novice Drivers, Sable Chief, The Blackened Lungs, $5, CBTGs

The Secrets, Bridie Molloy’s

The Sneaky Bastards, Fat Cat Blues Bar

The Skylarks, Ilia Nicoll, 11:30pm, The Ship

Tino Borges & The Incident, Martini Bar-Upstairs
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Community

Mall Walkers Club (Seniors Resource Centre) Walk followed by refreshments and guest speaker. Transportation available, 737-2333 (Thu Apr 26)

Sci-Fi On The Rock: 7th-annual science fiction and fantasy event featuring special guests from film and TV, with workshops, vendors’ exhibits, and more, Holiday Inn-180 Portugal Cove Rd www.scifiontherock.com (Fri Apr 26 at 2pm / Sat Apr 27 and Sun Apr 28 from 9am to 6pm, plus evening events)

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On Stage

Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some of the world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Thu Apr 4 / Sat Apr 6 / Fri Apr 12 / Sat Apr 13 / Thu Apr 18 / Sat Apr 20 / Thu Apr 25 / Fri Apr 26 / doors open at 6:30pm)

Random Acts of Dance (Dance Week 2013) Babies and Co. with parents and babies appearing in Random Acts of Dance in downtown St. John’s throughout the afternoon (Fri Apr 26)

Random Acts of Dance (Dance Week 2013) “Thanks Love – The Music of Jeremy Wells, Choreography by Vic Wells-Smith” featuring 9 dancers and 1 musician, Lobby-Arts & Culture Centre (Fri Apr 26 at 7pm)

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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Book Launch: Launch of “Crafted”, a book showcasing 10 young NL craftspeople, featuring a mini exhibition and a door prize, Devon House-59 Duckworth 753-2749 (Wed Apr 24 at 9:30am; exhibition ends Sat Apr 27)

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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

The Big Wedding: When their adopted son invites his biological mother to his wedding, Don and Ellie must pretend to be perfect parents. Trouble is, Don and Ellie divorced ages ago. (Apr 26)
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Listings Thursday, April 25, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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 Glendas, Bridges, 9pm, The Levee

Adam Martin, 11pm, no cover, Grapevine

Bedlam Beggars, Bloody Diamonds, Faster Than Felix, 11pm, The Levee

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

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

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

DJ J-Oh, Sundance

Jason Lacour (6:30pm); Dave White & Carl Peters (11pm), Green Sleeves Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Big Ben’s Pub

Little Things, Kate Pike & The Loose Boots, Spiffy, Navigator Black & The Indighost, 10pm, $5, CBTGs

Mick Davis (rock), 9:30pm, free, The Republic

Night Music #119: Anchor band Chris Tonelli and friends, 9:30pm, $5, The Ship

Noise Terror Thursdays, 9pm, $5, CBTGs

PotemTole, The Grapevine

Red Light Green Light: DJ Code, Club V

Rob Cook & Greg Tobin, Trapper John’s Pub

Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies), Club One

Stixx & Stones, Martini Bar-Upstairs

Tear It Up Thursdays: Open Mic & Showcases, 8pm, Krugers Bar-Kelligrews
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Community

Alice in Newfoundland: Fundraising gala for Kids Eat Smart Foundation NL, featuring Krystin Pellerin, Steve O’Connell, and Andy Jones, featuring dinner, games, live and silent auctions, and more, $150, Sheraton Hotel-115 Cavendish Sq 722-1996 (Thu Apr 25 at 6:30pm)

Nuclear Technology Lecture: David Shoesmith from University of Western Ontario will deliver a lecture titled “The Nuclear Future: Can We Make It Safe?”, discussing the safe storage and disposal of nuclear waste that has gone on for 35 years in Canada, MUN IIC 2001 (Thu Apr 25 at 7:30pm)

Silver – A Noble Metal: Wade Greeley talks about the province’s role in the mining and working of the sought-after metal, The Rooms 757-8000 (Thu Apr 25 at 2:30pm)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm

Volunteer Appreciation Event (ILRC) The Independent Living Resource Centre will celebrate its volunteers as part of Volunteer Week 2013, free, 4 Escasoni Pl (Thu Apr 25 from 1pm to 4pm)
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On Stage

Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some of the world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Thu Apr 4 / Sat Apr 6 / Fri Apr 12 / Sat Apr 13 / Thu Apr 18 / Sat Apr 20 / Thu Apr 25 / Fri Apr 26 / doors open at 6:30pm)

Random Acts of Dance (Dance Week 2013) James Burke presents random acts of dance near the escalators, free, Avalon Mall (Thu Apr 25 at 3pm)

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 Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Book Launch: Launch of “Crafted”, a book showcasing 10 young NL craftspeople, featuring a mini exhibition and a door prize, Devon House-59 Duckworth 753-2749 (Wed Apr 24 at 9:30am; exhibition ends Sat Apr 27)

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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 Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Chris Meyers, The Republic

Dark N Dirty, Matty Rose, Lennie Earle, Trapper John’s Pub

Dave White (6pm); Damian Follett (10pm), Green Sleeves Pub

Folk Night: Trad Session hosted by Tony O Brien, 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

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

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

National Geographic Geotourism Launch: The launch of NG’s Geotourism MapGuide, featuring a hike from Signal Hill to Quidi Vidi, plus an intro to National Geographic’s new program, free, Quidi Vidi Village Plantation (Wed Apr 24, hike at 1:30pm, presentation at 3pm)

Ned Pratt in Conversation: The artist discusses his work and his exploration of the social and natural landscapes of Newfoundland, The Rooms 757-8000 (Wed Apr 24 at 7pm)

The Rooms: Free admission, 9 Bonaventure Ave 757-8000 (Wednesdays 6pm-9pm)
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Book Launch: Marjorie Doyle debuts her new book “A Doyle Reader: Writings from Home and Away”, Bianca’s-171 Water St (Wed Apr 24 from 5pm to 7pm)

Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

NL Moves March: Learn foundation moves for dancing the tango social, hosted by Cecilia McGruer, free, Third-Floor Gallery-Arts & Culture Centre (Sun Mar 24 at 2pm)
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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

Book Launch: Launch of “Crafted”, a book showcasing 10 young NL craftspeople, featuring a mini exhibition and a door prize, Devon House-59 Duckworth 753-2749 (Wed Apr 24 at 9:30am; exhibition ends Sat Apr 27)

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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 Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Acoustic Tuesday: Caitlin Bolduc-Whelan, Evan AuCoin, Micah Brown, Sam Burke, Stephen Green, 10:30pm, The Levee

Box, Trapper John’s Pub

Danielle Trouble, 9pm, no cover, CBTGs

Dave White, 10pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Kevin Evans & Darryl Power (7pm), Connemara (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Open Mic, 10pm, Grumpy Stump Pub

Phil Goodridge, 11pm, no cover, Grapevine

Stan Pickett & His Rocket Players, no cover, 12:30pm, Rocket Bakery
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Community

Astral-Knots: Hand craft group invites participants of all skill levels, free, Orbit Rm-Rocket Bakery-272 Water St (Tuesdays at 7pm)

Gender Studies Lecture: Delores Figueroa Romera from York University’s department of social science gives a lecture titled “The Making of the Indigenous Women’s Human Rights Advocacy Network”, free, MUN SN 4087 (Tue Apr 23 at 9:30am)

Little Toot Tuesdays: Crafts, stories and games, Railway Coastal Museum-495 Water St (Tuesdays in April at 1pm)

Tots Program: Big fun for little people, The Rooms 757-8000 (Tuesdays at 10:30am)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm
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Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)
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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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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Tuesday Apr 23 at 7pm:
War Witch (Ciné-franco) Academy Award-nominated Quebecois film about a child soldier’s escape from the horrific milieu of war, $2, Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents
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Listings Monday, April 22, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Damian Follett, 10pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Hugh Scott (7pm); Industry Night hosted by Chris Ryan with Anthony McDonald & Ronnie Power (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Open Mic: Hosted by MusicNL, The Ship
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Community

St John’s City Council Meeting: Refer to Council Agenda at www.stjohns.ca (posted Friday afternoon), Public welcome, City Hall-Council Chambers (Mondays at 4:30pm)

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Dance Week 2013 (Dance NL) A week of dance events featuring random acts of dance, video messages from dance ambassadors, flash mobs, and more, visit dancenl.ca for full details (Mon Apr 22 to Mon Apr 29)

Monday Night Comedy: Up-and-coming and professional local comedians, including George Price, Nicole Downton, Jeff Patey, Luke Lawrence, and Shaun Burton, $10, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St 753-4531 (Mon Apr 22 at 7:30pm)
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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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 Sunday, April 21, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Damian Follett, 11pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Dave Reardon, 7pm, Bridie Molloy’s

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

Lawnya Vawnya Downtown Music Crawl: All ages, free, meet at Model Citizens at 12pm

Lawnya Vawnya: George Nervous Four, Cousins; Kid Koala, 10:30pm, $20, Rock House

NL Sexual Assault Crisis & Prevention Centre Fundraiser: Colleen Power, Maggie Meyer, NightCull; Anthony McDonald, Gerald Paul Turner & Chris Ryan, The Pints, 6pm, $10, The Ship

Phone-it-in (Lawnya Vawnya) Every half hour, LV alumni will call in to play a few songs over the phone, featuring TOny Dekker, Julie Doiron, BA Johnston, Jon McKiel, and more, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr (Sat Apr 20 and Sun Apr 21)

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 (Sundays at 10am)

Earth Day: Take the “How Green Are You?” quiz and make a litter bag creature to remind you to be green all year long, The Rooms 757-8000 (Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

Earth Day Fair: Booths from a variety of environmental groups show the public how they can take environmentalism into their own hands, free, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Sun Apr 21 from 12pm to 4:30pm)

Going Green (Fluvarium Kids’ Club) It’s not easy being green, but frogs can help tell if the stream is clean, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm) (Ends Apr 28)

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

Miles for Smiles: Fundraiser to bring awareness to the issue of child abuse, and to show solidarity and support for its prevention, featuring an outdoor walk in Bowring Park and live entertainment by Blue Eyed Blonde, Bowring Park (Sun Apr 21; registration from 9am to 11am, walk at 11:15am)

Nature Nook: Ask the Nature NL expert to find out the answers to questions about the natural environment, The Rooms 757-8000 (Tue Apr 2 / Thu Apr 4 / Sun Apr 21 from 1pm to 4pm)

Newfoundland Writers’ Guild Workshop: Exploring and encouraging all forms of writing, including prose fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, visitors welcome, free, Community Room-Sobey’s-Howley Estates (Sun Apr 21 from 2pm to 5pm)

Songwriting Workshop and Concert: Ron Klusmeier leads a workshop on composing hymns, followed by a concert, free, Topsail United Church-2426 Topsail Rd 834-9443 (Sun Apr 21: Workshop at 3pm, concert at 7:30pm)

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

Zumba For Heavenly Creatures: Dance and exercise up a storm with fellow animal lovers in support of Heavenly Creatures, $5+pet food item/$10, Waterford Lions Club-Waterford Bridge Rd (Sun Apr 21 at 6:45pm)
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Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (GraveYard Shift Productions) Frank McGuinness’ play about an Englishman, an Irishman and an American who struggle to stay sane in captivity in Lebanon, $25/$22, Barbara Barrett Theatre-Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 to Sat Apr 20 at 8pm; PWYC matinee Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

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 Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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, April 20, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Bearda420apalooza: The Glendas (noise pop), Lunge (face melting rock) , Bridges (rock), Dodgeband (alternative), The Levee

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

Charming Ruins (Peterborough), The Dead Peasants Revolt (hardcore/punk), Fuck The System (System of a Down covers), 9pm, $6, CBTGs

Dave Reardon, 7pm, Bridie Molloy’s

Dave White, 6:30pm, Green Sleeves Pub

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

DJ Fabian, $7, Velvet

DJ J-Oh, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Sanye West, Martini Bar-Downstairs

Hatiras, 10pm, $8, Club V

Hatiras Afterparty: DJ Electro, Liquid

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

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Lawnya Vawnya Downtown Music Crawl: All ages, free, meet at Model Citizens at 12pm

Lawnya Vawnya All Ages: Grey Kingdom, Fiver, Bry Webb, 1:30pm, Rocket Room

Lawnya Vawnya: Jared Klok, The Modern Grass, Matthew Hornell, 10:30pm, The Ship

Lawnya Vawnya: Pathological Lovers, Waterman & Milley, Obits, 10:30pm, $15, Rock House

Leonard Cohen, 8pm, $47.50-$250, Mile One

Lovemotor, The Double Fisted Mamas, Janeil Chantelle, 10pm, $7, Fat Cat Blues Bar

Phone-it-in (Lawnya Vawnya) Every half hour, LV alumni will call in to play a few songs over the phone, featuring TOny Dekker, Julie Doiron, BA Johnston, Jon McKiel, and more, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr (Sat Apr 20 and Sun Apr 21)

Prototype 0.4b (Original electronic music) DJ Benjy, Elling Lien, MssgnMrblz (electro), Rozalind MacPhail (live looping beats/vocals/flute), Bryan Melanson (progressive/electro), OutLandaa, PoizenJam (crunchy electro), PotemTole (moombahton/dubstep), $5, Annexe

Salty Saturdays: DJ Skiff, Club V

Saturday Night Salsa Party: DJ Marcelo, DJ Gustavo, 9pm, $5, The Mixx

Stixx & Stones, Martini Bar-Upstairs

Tequila Rockingbirds, Trapper John’s Pub

The Combine (melodic metal), Uneeda, Last Soul Down (doom/stoner), The Reggaecocks, 10pm, $7, Distortion

The Insiders, Club One

White Party Weekend: Digital Dan, DJ Androgynous, DJ Fabian, Worker, 11pm, $8, Velvet
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Community

420 Celebration: Featuring music, speakers and people sharing their stories from the community in a peaceful gathering in honour of marijuana, Bannerman Park (Sat Apr 20 from 4pm to 7pm)

Celtic Gala: Dinner theatre, silent auction, and dance to raise funds for the Celtic Fiddlers’ upcoming tour of NL, byob, $30, St. Peter’s Parish-110 Ashford Dr 364-7193 (Sat Apr 20 at 7pm)

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

Going Green (Fluvarium Kids’ Club) It’s not easy being green, but frogs can help tell if the stream is clean, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 754-3474 (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30pm) (Ends Apr 28)

Pedicures for Pets: Get your pet’s nails done and help homeless animals, featuring Aussie Pet Mobile Newfoundland trimming dog and cat nails in exchange for donations to Heavenly Creatures, 3 Cashin Ave (Sat Apr 20 from 12pm to 5pm)

Spring Clean Out & Fundraiser (St. Michael’s Printshop) Slightly damaged prints and other items offered for sale at reduced prices for one day only, free, 72 Harbour Dr 754-2931 (Sat Apr 20 from 1pm to 4pm)

Spring Sale & Morning Coffee: Baked goods, jams, jellies, crafts, books, plants, and a white elephant table, $5, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church-Queen’s Rd (Sat Apr 20 at 10am)

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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Book Signing: Chad Pelley signs copies of his new book “Every Little Thing” (Sun Apr 14 from 10am to 12pm at Mount Pearl Glacier-45 Olympic Dr / Sat Apr 20 from 2pm to 4pm at Costco)

Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some of the world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Thu Apr 4 / Sat Apr 6 / Fri Apr 12 / Sat Apr 13 / Thu Apr 18 / Sat Apr 20 / Thu Apr 25 / Fri Apr 26 / doors open at 6:30pm)

Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (GraveYard Shift Productions) Frank McGuinness’ play about an Englishman, an Irishman and an American who struggle to stay sane in captivity in Lebanon, $25/$22, Barbara Barrett Theatre-Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 to Sat Apr 20 at 8pm; PWYC matinee Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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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Sat Apr 20 at 7:30pm

Rock Paper Scissors (Quebec, 2013) Three stories, including a young Aboriginal on his way to Montreal who accepts a ride with a shady character, a poor Italian man taking care of his Alzheimer’s-stricken wife, and a former doctor working for the Chinese underworld, intersect and highlight a modern, corrupt Quebec, $7, Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents 726-4900

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Listings Friday, April 19, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Bob McDonald, The Republic

Bob Taylor, Carl Peters & Kevin Evans, 7pm, Bridie Molloy’s

DJ Digital Dan, Velvet Club

DJ J-Oh, DJ Nu Rock, Dusk Ultra Lounge

DJ Sanye West, Martini Bar-Downstairs

DJ Scrappy, Turkey Joe’s

DJ Sina, Sundance

For Fucks Sake Friday: Kate Pike & The Loose Boots, Young Manics, Minus A Lung, Kings & Thieves, Colin Grenning, 9pm, $5, CBTGs

Hatiras Afterparty: Klassy Dirt, DJ Fox, Liquid

Jay Miln, Jack & Sarah vs. The World, Navigator Black & The Indighost, DT & The Dinosaurs, The Dead Peasants Revolt, 10pm, CBTGs

Karaoke, 10pm, Georgetown Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Karaoke Kops Party Bar

Lawnya Vawnya All Ages: Kat McLevey, Lisa Bozikovic, Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby, 7:30pm, Rocket Room

Lawnya Vawnya: The Mouthbreathers, Shotgun Jimmie, Mark Bragg & The Butchers, 10:30pm, The Ship

Lawnya Vawnya: Derm Kean & An Incredible Woman, U.S. Girls, Bloodshot Bill, Yellowteeth, 10:30pm, Distortion

Master’s Recital: Jennifer Benson (piano), 5:30pm, free, DF Cook Recital Hall

Melanie O’Brien & Phil Goodridge, The Hallidays, Fat Cat Blues Bar

Mick Davis (rock) 10pm, free, Yellowbelly

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

Pops (NSO) Jonathan Monro, Krystin Pellerin & Julia Halfyard, 8pm, $45/$40, Arts & Culture Centre

Rob Cook (4pm); Damian Follett (8pm); Rob Cook & Rick Hollett (12am), Green Sleeves Pub

Sherry Ryan & Wade Dawe, 9:30pm, no cover, Nautical Nellie’s

Stixx & Stones, Martini Bar-Upstairs

Tequila Rockingbirds, Trapper John’s Pub

The Duds, Matt Hare, The Hallidays, 10pm, Fat Cat Blues Bar

The Bedlam Beggars, 7pm, Rose & Thistle

The Insiders, Club One

White Party: Hatiras, Slim Macho, 10pm, $10, Velvet
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Community

50 Grades of Oil: Masquerade ball fundraiser for Easter Seals, featuring black tie, gowns, and mask, with elite food, and entertainment by Spirit of Newfoundland, $150, CLB Armoury-72 Harvey Rd (Fri Apr 19 at 6:30pm)

CFUW Annual Gigantic Book Sale: Over 35,000 books for sale, mostly under $2 each, to raise money for The Canadian Federation of University Women’s scholarships and educational projects, Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 from 7pm to 9pm / Thu Apr 18 from 10am to 9pm / Fri Apr 19 from 10am to 1pm)

Chronic Pain Support Group (Long Term Pain Assoc) Support meetings with the theme “Helping Make Pain More Bearable”, Seniors Retirement Club-10 Bennett Ave 747-0744 (Fri Apr 19 at 1:30pm)

Evening for our Ecosystem: Cocktail reception and three-course meal, featuring harp accompaniment by Ed Kavanagh, to raise funds for the Quidi Vidi — Rennie’s River Development Foundation, Fluvarium-5 Nagle’s Pl 722-3825 (Fri Apr 19 at 7pm)

Lawnya Vawnya Workshop: St John’s International Women’s Film Fest Lunch at the Hall, all ages, free, LSPU Hall (Fri Apr 19 at 12pm)

Lawnya Vawnya Workshop: Comic Art Workshop with Jeffrey Lewis, all ages, free, Eastern Edge Gallery (Fri Apr 19 at 6:30pm)

Loud and Clear: Finding Your Voice in Television and Film: Panel discussion featuring filmmakers Elsa Morena and Latonia Hartery, with musicians Amy Rigby and Lisa Bozikovic, discussing confidence, perseverance, rejection, rewards, motivation, and momentum, hosted by author Elisabeth De Mariaffi, LSPU Hall Second Space-3 Victoria St (Fri Apr 19 from 1pm to 2pm)

Make Kathy Hear Us: Public protest aimed at showing the province’s current leadership that people in the province are fed up, Confederation Building (Fri Apr 19 from 10am to 4pm)

Wesley Fish Luncheon: Featuring fried cod, baked salmon, dessert, tea, and coffee, $20, Wesley United Church-101 Patrick St 579-3682 (Fri Apr 19 at 12pm and 1pm)

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Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (GraveYard Shift Productions) Frank McGuinness’ play about an Englishman, an Irishman and an American who struggle to stay sane in captivity in Lebanon, $25/$22, Barbara Barrett Theatre-Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 to Sat Apr 20 at 8pm; PWYC matinee Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

Words In Edgewise: Jeffrey Lewis talks about his comic book art, in conjunction with Lawnya Vawyna III, Eastern Edge Gallery-72 Harbour Dr 739-1882 (Fri Apr 19 at 6:30pm)
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Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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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Fri Apr 19 at 7:30pm:

Ésimésac (Quebec 2012) Story about Ésimésac, the youngest child in the Gélinas family has an idea to build a community garden in the impoverished town of Saint-Élie-de-Caxton, and attracts the attention of the blacksmith’s daughter, $7, Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents 726-4900

Oblivion: Tom Cruise, who now only plays characters named Jack, is Commander Jack Harper. Harper’s sworn to fight aliens out to destroy earth after a global catastrophe. Also starring
Morgan Freeman. (Apr 19)

The Disappeared: Six men stranded in two dories in the middle of the North Atlantic battle themselves and each other, as they paddle home, starring NL actor Shawn Doyle. Special opening night event featuring a Q&A hosted by Angela Antle with Shawn Doyle at 6:30pm (Apr 19)

Pain & Gain: Tired of being stuck in a go-nowhere job with few prospects, Mark Wahlberg conspires with an ex-con buddy (The Rock) to extort a king’s ransom from local nogoodnik, Tony Shaloub. (Apr 19)
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Listings Thursday, April 18, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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 (6:30pm); Steve Davis (9pm), Kelly’s Pub

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

DeeJay JayCee, Turkey Joe’s

DJ J-Oh, Sundance

Evolution Thursdays: DJ Code, Club V

Jason Lacour (6:30pm); Dave White & Carl Peters (11pm), Green Sleeves Pub

Karaoke, 10pm, Big Ben’s Pub

Kids Help Phone Fundraiser: Curtis Harding & Steve Davis (acoustic), Jordan Coaker (acoustic), Kings & Thieves, 10pm, CBTGs

Lawnya Vawnya All Ages: Leslie Amminson & Esmee Gilbert, Paper Beat Scissors, Jeffrey Lewis, 7:30pm, Rocket Room

Lawnya Vawnya: Ilia Nicoll & The Hot Toddies, Highest Order, Delusion Victims, 10:30pm, The Ship

Lawnya Vawnya: Man Forever, Slim Twig, Pervert Week, 10:30pm, Distortion

Mick Davis (rock), 9:30pm, free, The Republic

Noise Terror 3: Adam Ravalia, Tyrone MacNeil, Bradley Ezekiel, Hudson Hogarth, 9pm, $5, CBTGs

Party & Bullsh*t: Vilify (Montreal), The Shining Wizards, DJJO, DJ Nu Rock, Blurr, Halftraxx, DJ Code, 10pm, $10, Sundance/Club One

Rob Cook & Greg Tobin, Trapper John’s Pub

Sean Sullivan & Rob Slaney, 8:30pm, Bridie Molloy’s

Selina Boland, 11pm, no cover, Grapevine

Stixx & Stones, Martini Bar-Upstairs

Tear It Up Thursdays: Open Mic & Showcases, 8pm, Krugers Bar-Kelligrews

The Shining Wizards, J Billz, Van Greene, DJ Code, 11pm, $10/$15, Club One

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Community

Alzheimer Family Support: Group meeting for family members of people with Alzheimer’s disease, 685 Water St 576-0608 (Thu Apr 18 at 7pm)

CFUW Annual Gigantic Book Sale: Over 35,000 books for sale, mostly under $2 each, to raise money for The Canadian Federation of University Women’s scholarships and educational projects, Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 from 7pm to 9pm / Thu Apr 18 from 10am to 9pm / Fri Apr 19 from 10am to 1pm)

Lawnya Vawnya Workshop: Branching Out: Pushing Your Music In New Directions, all ages, free, Eastern Edge Gallery (Thu Apr 18 at 6:30pm)

Sentinels of Climate Change: Nature NL’s Chantelle Burke and MUN’s Paul Regular talk about the disruption that extreme water temperatures have had on northern gannet colonies in NL and Quebec, The Rooms 757-8000 (Thu Apr 18 from 2:30pm)

The Wreck of the HMS Raleigh (Shipwreck Preservation Society of NL) Hear about what life was like aboard the Royal Navy cruiser that ran aground near Point Amour lighthouse in southern Labrador in 1922, presented by Robert Hooper, free, AC Hunter Public Library-Arts & Culture Centre 737-2133 (Thu Apr 18 at 7pm)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm

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Go Duet Yourself (Spirit of Newfoundland) Take a journey into some of the world’s most beloved duets, $64+ dinner & show, Masonic Temple-6 Cathedral St 579-3023 (Thu Apr 4 / Sat Apr 6 / Fri Apr 12 / Sat Apr 13 / Thu Apr 18 / Sat Apr 20 / Thu Apr 25 / Fri Apr 26 / doors open at 6:30pm)

Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (GraveYard Shift Productions) Frank McGuinness’ play about an Englishman, an Irishman and an American who struggle to stay sane in captivity in Lebanon, $25/$22, Barbara Barrett Theatre-Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 to Sat Apr 20 at 8pm; PWYC matinee Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

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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Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Chris Meyers, The Republic

Dark N Dirty, Matty Rose, Lennie Earle, Trapper John’s Pub

Dave White (6pm); Damian Follett (10pm), Green Sleeves Pub

Folk Night: Jenny Gear, Petrina Bromley, Sandy Morris, 9pm, The Ship

Lawnya Vawnya Opening Night: KnoahKnoah, Thom & The Tomcats, Long Distance Runners, 10:30pm, Fat Cat Blues Bar

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

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

Brains, Beer & The Bard: Trivia night competition fundraiser for Shakespeare by the Sea Festival, $10, MUN-Bitters Pub (Wed Apr 17 at 8pm)

CFUW Annual Gigantic Book Sale: Over 35,000 books for sale, mostly under $2 each, to raise money for The Canadian Federation of University Women’s scholarships and educational projects, Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 from 7pm to 9pm / Thu Apr 18 from 10am to 9pm / Fri Apr 19 from 10am to 1pm)

Conservation Talk: Bruce Rodrigues and Nature NL lead a lecture entitled “A Fitful Slumber: The Decline of Hibernating Bats”, The Rooms 757-8000 (Wed Apr 17 at 7pm)

Earth Day with MMSB: Join special guests from MMSB to help celebrate Earth Day, free but registration required, Marjorie Mews Public Library-12 Highland Dr 737-3020 (Wed Apr 17 at 3:30pm)

Sleep Out 120: A five-day campaign in which participants commit to living “homeless” on the streets to raise awareness on the issue of youth homelessness. Midweek event featuring Stella Burry’s Inclusion Choir, free, Cochrane Street United Church-81 Cochrane St (Wed Apr 17 at 7pm)

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

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NL Author Reading Series: Gerard Collins will read from his latest work “Moonlight Sketches”, free, AC Hunter Public Library-Arts & Culture Centre 737-2133 (Wed Apr 17 from 7pm to 8pm)

Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (GraveYard Shift Productions) Frank McGuinness’ play about an Englishman, an Irishman and an American who struggle to stay sane in captivity in Lebanon, $25/$22, Barbara Barrett Theatre-Arts & Culture Centre (Wed Apr 17 to Sat Apr 20 at 8pm; PWYC matinee Sun Apr 21 at 2pm)

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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tue, Mar 26, 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

Box, Trapper John’s Pub

Danielle Trouble, 9pm, no cover, CBTGs

Dave White, 10pm, Green Sleeves Pub

Evan Aucoin, Mark Manning, 10:30pm, The Levee

Kevin Evans & Darryl Power (7pm), Connemara (10:30pm), Shamrock City Pub

Open Mic, 10pm, Grumpy Stump Pub

Stan Pickett & His Rocket Players, no cover, 12:30pm, Rocket Bakery
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Community

Astral-Knots: Hand craft group invites participants of all skill levels, free, Orbit Rm-Rocket Bakery-272 Water St (Tuesdays at 7pm)

Little Toot Tuesdays: Crafts, stories and games, Railway Coastal Museum-495 Water St (Tuesdays in April at 1pm)

Tots Program: Big fun for little people, The Rooms 757-8000 (Tuesdays at 10:30am)

Trivia Nights: Rose & Thistle on Tuesdays; Bitters on Thursdays at 8pm

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On Stage

Shabaret! Skits, sketches, songs, and performance art celebrating our less-than-perfect lives as lady-wimmin. Written and performed by Amy House, Berni Stapleton and Alison Woolridge, $35/$30/$20, LSPU Hall-3 Victoria St (PWYC preview Wed Apr 10 at 8pm / Thu Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 & Tue Apr 16 to Sun Apr 21 at 8pm; Matinee Sun Apr 14 & 21 at 2pm)

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On Display

Art Show: Featuring artwork by John Andrews, Nick Kokis, and Bill Ryan, Hava Java-258 Water St (Ends Apr 30)

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

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 (Ends Apr 28)

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, participants adopted roles ranging from geologist to shaman, gathering ‘evidence’ to support imagined truths. The resulting objects and images are interpreted by Jones culminate in this installation, The Rooms 757-8000 (Ends Apr 28)

New Releases: Featuring “Hide ‘n Seek” and Snowy Evening in Georgestown”, Richard Steele Gallery-63 Harvey Rd 754-6741

Selections from the Gallery Artists: New pieces by Lisa Moore, Michael Pittman, Peter Gough, Jonathan Green, Robert Sinclair, Elena Popova, and more, Leyton Gallery-6 Clift’s Baird’s Cove 722-7177 (Ends Apr 27)

The Feast: Exhibition of paintings by Jonathan Howse, focusing on the idea that food is a cultural “quilting point”, a single cultural experience that fastens together many planes of culture, Christina Parker Gallery-50 Water St 753-0580 (Opens Fri Apr 5) (Ends Sat Apr 27)

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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Tuesday Apr 16 at 7pm:
Surviving Progress (Cinema Politica) A documentary that explores the story of human advancement as awe-inspiring and double-edged, MUN A-1046
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