Hot tickets for Aug 16-30, 2007

Some of our picks of the fortnight.

The Kid
Pat Boyle & Steve Murphy perform a live original score for Charlie Chaplin’s silent movie The Kid. (Aug 16)

Walk-In Movies
If walking is your thing, head to Centennial Park to see short films by local filmmakers Roger Maunder, Philip Hogan & Justin Simms. (Aug 16)

Electronic, live?
The Seattle Study & Yeti Fist along with Errand Boy and The Chatty Cathys rattle some walls at Turner’s Tavern. (Aug 16)

The Aumento Art Show
Featuring work by 20 emerging mixed-media artists at The Last Drop & Melon (Fri, Aug 17)

Who doesn’t like bubbles?
Bubbles! Annual Bubble Festival at Murray Premises’ Science Centre (Aug 18)

Burlesque calendar
Purity Girls’ burlesque calendar release party at Junctions. Jungle costumes encouraged. (Aug 18)

Old time good times
Mount Pearl Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival is celebrating its second year. (Aug 17-19)

Curtis Andrews and friends present Origins: A concert of new music inspired by travels to Ghana, India, South Africa & Zimbabwe at MUN’s Petro Canada Hall. (Aug 23)

Hey Rosetta! celebrates their EP re-release w/ Halifax’s Jenn Grant & The Night Painters at St. John`s Curling Club. (Aug 25)

Shredfest: Misery Signals, Shai Hulud, The Human Abstract, Straight Reads The Line, Means & Malaena descend on Junctions (Aug 25 – Aug 26)

Go it Alone
Vancouver hardcore punk band tear into the Queens Road Dance Centre w/ Judge Dread, At Both Ends, Cause and Effect, & Defeated. (Aug 17)

Edge of the Water
If you missed this last summer, Meghan McCabe and Mark Bragg Band are getting together again for some choreography & tunes. (Aug 27-28)