Hot tickets Nov 8-22

Some of our picks of the fortnight

Cup O’ Tea in The Woods Tour
Andy Jones in An Evening With Uncle Val, the story of a 70 year-old retired fisherman who has recently relocated from his outport home to St. John’s. Winner of the 2006 Best of St. John’s reader’s poll for Best Theatre Production. Arts & Culture Centre (Nov 17)

Spinning Some Yarns
Tall tale competition, ghost stories by candlelight, workshops, talks and threads from Jack to Beowulf at the 4th Annual St. John’s Storytelling Festival (Nov 8 – 11)

Water Fight
Maude Barlow talks about the global water crisis & the coming battle for the right to water at The Lantern (Nov 9)

Use Your Illusion
Gender Illusionists decend onto the stage of The Majestic Theatre for some some singing and dancing. No lip synching allowed! (Nov 10)

Saucy Jazz
Toronto’s Cindy Doire Band brings the saucy sounds of Parisian cafés and cabarets to The Ship (Nov 11)

The House that Blues Built
Local legend Roger Howse will perform with his band at The Fat Cat (Nov 9 – 11)

Double Feature
Hey Rosetta! flap wings with Halifax’s Down with the Butterfly for an all ages show followed by a bar show at the Majestic Theatre (Nov 16)

Coffee? Check.
The Awake celebrate the release of their first demo CD. Roxxy’s (Nov 17)

Spinning Wheel
Chris Picco’s ‘Ferris Wheel’ album release party. Fat Cat (Nov 21)

Taking the boy out of the country…
Corb Lund: Albertan singer-songwriter w/ Steadybrook born alt-rocker Brian Byrne, 9pm, $20/$25, Club One 1-800-874-1669 (Nov 21)

Dance Me a Story
Louise Moyes explores the life of Florence LePrieur, linking movement & text with oral history at LSPU Hall ( Nov 14 – 17)

Plentiful Tentacles
Giant Squid celebration at The Rooms! Yes, it’s now on display—just in time for the Storytelling Festival posters. (Nov 18)