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Arts 902
with Olga Milosevich

One of Halifax's finest Flamenco groups, Compania Azul, premieres their new show this weekend

Posted by Olga Milosevich

The Halifax Flamenco group " Compania Azul " is presenting a new show on Saturday, June 23rd at 8pm.

Its happening in the Sir James Dunn Theatre at the Dal Arts Centre.

The program will feature new Flamenco works that were created by members of the group.

The Nova Scotian company plans to take their new show to Western Canada.

They'll be performing with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra in November and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in January of next year.

Tickets for the Halifax show are $ 23.00 in advance, $ 25.00 at the door.

They're available online at compania-azul.com or by calling 422-1749.

 

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There's a new exhibit at the Mount Art Gallery that features the work of Sara Hartland-Rowe

Posted by Olga Milosevich

Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery is presenting the new paintings of Halifax artist Sara Hartland-Rowe.

Her exhibit is called " Look to the Living " and it will remain on display until August 12th.

The Mount Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 to 5 and on the weekend from 1 until 5.

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Cape Breton photographer Kathy Cameron has a new exhibit at the Corridor Gallery in Halifax

Posted by Olga Milosevich

Kathy Cameron's photographs fill the walls of the Corridor Gallery at Visual Arts Nova Scotia.

Her new exhibit is called " Right Place, Right Time " and it contains images Cameron captured while travelling across Canada and the United States.

The work of the Cape Breton photographer will remain on display at the Corridor Gallery until June 28th.

The gallery is inside the Visual Arts Nova Scotia or VANS office.

That's at 1113 Marginal Road in Halifax.

Its open Monday through Friday from 9 until 5.

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The Theatre Arts Guild is wrapping up its season with " The Drowsy Chaperone "

Posted by Olga Milosevich

" The Drowsy Chaperone " is an award winning musical comedy that celebrates the glory days of movie musicals.

Its being staged by the Theatre Arts Guild or TAG.

Opening night is Thursday, June 21st and it will run until July 8th at The Pond Playhouse.

That's at 6 Parkhill Road, off Purcell's Cove Road.

Tickets are available at all Ticket Atlantic outlets ....or by calling 451-1221..... or going online to ticketatlantic.com

 

 

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You can enjoy a variety of juried art work at the Avondale Art Fair on June 16th

Posted by Olga Milosevich

More than 60 artists from Atlantic Canada are coming together for the first ever " Avondale Art Fair ".

They're gathering in the small rural community on Saturday, June 16th from 10 am to 5 pm.

They'll be selling their art work and doing demonstrations as well.

The " Avondale Art Fair " is taking place at the Newport Landing Waterfront Park in Avondale, Hants County.

 

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Jamie Gatti's band " Riot Squad " is having a CD release party at Stayners Wharf on Thursday night

Posted by Olga Milosevich

Jamie Gatti is a bass player, composer and arranger.

A few years ago, Gatti and some of his close musical friends formed a group called " The Riot Squad ".

The jazz funk band from Halifax is releasing its first CD on Thursday night at 9 at Stayners Wharf.

 

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Dartmouth Players is staging a hilarious French farce

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Dartmouth Players is presenting  " A Flea in her Ear " by Georges Feydeau.

He wrote the play in 1907, and since then its been produced on stages around the world.

Its the story of Raymonde who suspects her husband of infidelity.

She turns to her best friend to help her gain proof, and they come up with a scheme to trap him at the Hotel Coq d'Or.

The plan fails and mayhem ensues.

The Dartmouth Players production opens on Wednesday, June 13th and will run until the end of June.

For tickets call 465-7529 or go online to dartmouthplayers.ns.ca

 

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" The Fabric of Clay " by Alexandra McCurdy continues at St. Mary's University Art Gallery

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" The Fabric of Clay ", by Halifax ceramist Alexandra McCurdy, is on display at St. Mary's University Art Gallery.

The exhibit brings together themes that McCurdy has explored in her ceramics during a long and illustrious career.

The retrospective show will remain up until July 29th.

The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 11 until 5, and on weekends from noon until 5.

Admission is free.

 

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The " Booty Boppin' Brass Band " is going on tour

Posted by Olga Milosevich

The " Booty Boopin' Brass Band " is  Halifax sextet that features some of the city's top musicians.

They've been playing at Stayners Wharf on Saturday afternoons getting great revie4s for their high-energy shows.

Now, they're going on tour, making stops in Truro, Pictou, Chester and Yarmouth.

For more details check out cowie.ca

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Halifax composer and guitarist Scott MacMillan is presenting " A Community Celebration Seaside "

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Halifax composer and guitarist Scott MacMillan is putting on " A Community Celebration Seaside ".

Its happening on Saturday, June 9th at 7pm at Queen's Landing on the Halifax waterfront.

MacMillan and friends will perform his acclaimed compositions " Celtic Mass for the Sea " and " Currents of Sable Island ".

It'll be a free multi media evening of music, song, live art and photography .....all in celebration of " World Oceans Day ".

 

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