Hot tickets

For Feb 14-28, 2008

Siberian Beach Party w/ The Kremlin (serf rock), Liquorice Welts, The Ship (Feb 16)

Beyond Therapy (C2C) A farcical comedy involving two romance-seekers who place personal ads by the advice of their psychiatrists. Directed by Sandy Gow w/ Mary-Lynn Bernard, Neil Butler, Robert Chafe, Philip Goodridge, Rory Lambert, Nicole Rousseau, $20 / pay-what-you-can matinee, Basement Theatre – Arts & Culture Centre (Feb 14 – Feb 17)

Big Band Show (NSO Valentines Night Out) Jazz saxophonist John Nugent, Quintessential Vocal Ensemble, pianist Philip Roberts, & arrangements by Jim Duff, 8pm, $24-$39, Arts & Culture Centre 722-4441(Feb 14 & 15)

Night Music: Spanner rediscovers the lovin’ feeling the Righteous Brothers once lost in their prescription for Valentine’s Day,  Improvisers welcome, 9:30pm, $4, The Ship (Feb 14)

Janis Joplin Tribute Show w/ The Bedlam Beggars, Jill Porter, Chris Picco, Natalie Noseworthy, Musicians Bar (Feb 15)

Protest The Hero (punk), At Both Ends, The Fall From Here, Weapon, Flatline, 6pm-11pm, $17/$25, CLB Armoury (Feb 15)

The Vagina Monologues (benefit) Based on Eve Ensler’s script in which women share their views about their vaginas, $15/$18/$20, D.F. Cook Recital Hall 737-4366 (Feb 15 & Feb 16)

A Valentine’s Burlesque (NDW benefit) Cabaret style singing, dancing, poetry, juggling, magic, strip tease, hula hooping & jazz, $15, Majestic Theatre (Sat Feb 16)

The Salon: ‘Wounded Hearts’ themed readings by Michelle Butler Hallett & Paul O’Neil w/ host Fred Armstrong.  Perform your freshest songs, poems & stories about unrequited love, 3pm-5pm, Coffee & Company (Feb 17)

Republic Pro Wrestling: Mike Burry vs. JX Phlexx & 4-way Elimination Tag match determine the RPW Newfoundland tag-team champions, $8, Junctions (Feb 21)

The Dance Party of Newfoundland (RCA Theatre Co) Jonny Harris, Steve Cochrane, Dave Sullivan & Phil Churchill with their new hit Low Blood Sugar Sketch Magic, $20, LSPU Hall (Feb 21 – Mar 2)

Exploring the Mealy Mountains National Park
: Laura Jackson from Protected Areas Association explains what’s happening with this park.  Dr. John Jacobs (MUN Geo) & Dr. Adrian Tanner (MUN Anthro) discuss the natural landscape & traditional use. Postcards to send to Premier, free, 7:30pm, Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Rd (Feb 21)

Blue Rodeo, and Cuff The Duke, $38.50, Mile One (Feb 22)

Skate Video Premiere w/ Pave the Whales (Best name ever), Fireign, Four of a Kind, Once Loved, Two Guitars Clash, Distortion (Feb 22)

3rd Annual Let’s Rock Poverty (MUN Engineers Without Borders benefit) ALL AGES: Human Soundtrack, Live N’Direct Ft. Myselph tha Large Animal, From the Ground Up, Jill Porter, The Rents, The Kremlin. BAR SHOW: The Rents, Jill Porter, King Nancy, Live N’Direct Ft. Myselph tha Large Animal, Texas Chainsaw, The Kremlin, In The Flesh, Human Soundtrack. Dance w/  Meghan Macabe; Hula hooping; Juggling; Improv NL. Hosted by Andy Jones, $10, Majestic Theatre (All Ages Feb 22 & Bar Show Feb 23)

CBC Radio Poetry Face Off 2008
: Andreae Prozesky, Gerard Van Hirk, Leslie Vryenhoek, Anthony Brenton & Michelle Butler Hallett compete on the theme ‘Warming Up’. Music w/ Joe Belly, 8pm, The Ship (Feb 25)