Hot tickets for Aug 30 – Sept 13, 2007

Some of our picks of the fortnight

CLASSIC MOVIE MONDAY
A new monthly movie series is taking the classics to the big screen at Empire Cinemas Mount Pearl. See Gone With The Wind for a mere five bucks. (Sept 10)

FULL-ON DEVIL FINGERS!
The Novaks & Sean Panting Band will make the venue live up to its name at The Rock House (Aug 31)

FELL THE BURN
Tour De Shore long distance cycling event. Go from Riverhead, St. Mary’s Bay to the Goulds—complete with “lots of hills and rolling terrain.“ tourdeshore.ca (Sept 1 & 2)

JUNO IT’LL BE GOOD
2007 Group of the Year Billy Talent will play alongside illScarlett & The Saint Alvia Cartel at Mile One. (Sept 5)

DRAG-TASTIC
5th annual Drag Idol rises again at the newly reopened Zone 216 (Sept 2)

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
Mark Bragg Band & The Soft Intelligence play a free show and knock your freshly-bought socks off at Bitters Pub. (Sept 7)

THE HIP
The Tragically Hip & The Sadies grace the stage at Mile One Centre. Gord Downie will be the tall one saying “I spoke to him in a language he could understand as I came back! Beeoo, bwoo, bwoop, beeoo!“ (Sept 8)

TITANS IN STRETCHWEAR
7-foot tall monster Grimez defends the belt against PEI Kowboy in MainStream Wrestling showdown at the Remax Center. (Sept 6)

DOORS ARE OPEN
Doors Open Days. Annual festival that offers free admission to participating sites around the city. (Sept 8 & 9)

CINEMA WITH A GOOD REP
The fall season kicks off with Once, a modern day musical set in Dublin. (Sept 6)

FREE READINGS
Catch Joel Thomas Hynes, Robert Chafe, Jamie Fitzpatrick and Shoshanna Wingate at RCA Gallery. (Sept 4)

ST. JOHN’S STORYTELLING CIRCLE
Maybe it’s time to tell that story about that mail-order incident at the Crow’s Nest Officer’s Club next Thursday. (Sept 13)