Entertainment: February 2013 Archives
Friday February 22, 2013
A big weekend for movie and music lovers, with the Oscars happening Sunday night. Lots going on before that, however:
Vile Passeist Theatre presents The Roaring Girl, a drama/musical on until Sunday at Neptune Studio. Set in the 17th century, it's about a woman named Moll who refuses to conform to the gender stereotypes of the time. $25/$15
The Vagina Monologues presented by The Saint Mary's Women's Centre at a new location each day: Friday at SMU (McNally Theatre) and Saturday at the Company House (Feb 23). $10/$15
Joel Plaskett opens for Stuart McLean at the Cohn
New Music Friday w/The Whiskey Kisses, The Will Be Gones, The Shakedown Combo
Jay Smith at Rockbottom
Willie Stratton and the Boarding Party w/Callum Isaac, Ostrea Lake at Coburg Coffee House
Heather Green, Minus World, Willie Stratton and Carmen Townsend at the Oval (cool!)
Feels w/Mark Grundy, Sea Glasses, Robert Loveless at 1313
An Evening with Bill Stevenson at St. Andrew's United Church
Los Primos 13th Annual Dance at the Dirty O
Willie Stratton, "River Pt. 2"
Friday February 15, 2013
Movies: A Good Day to Die Hard.
The Oxford is running anniversary screenings all year, so this weekend you can see Love Story on Saturday and Sunday.
Theatre: Sissydude, a dandy rock musical has been resurrected at the Bus Stop. I missed it at Queer Acts.
Music: On Friday, Bob Marley Tribute: House of David Gang w/Compassion HIFi Soundsytem, Andru Branch at the Seahorse. New Music Fridays w/Three Sheet, Hello Click and Nicole Ariana.
On Saturday, Ian Sherwood release Live at the Hive at the Company House. The Reference Desk, Ceti Alpha and Tommy McGacky-Smith at Jacob's. The Cancer Bats w/Dance Laury Dance, Orchid's Curse, Oceans Will Rise at Michael's (also the Pavilion w/Dance Laury Dance, Sleepshaker, Shatter The Sunrise).
Track: Ian Sherwood, "What Am I Doing Here"
Friday February 8, 2013
Well if you can get out this weekend there's plenty to do:
Six Characters in Search of An Author at David MackMurray in the basement of the Cohn. This is a Dal show directed by Ken Schwartz from Two Planks and a Passion: A director, his cast, and crew are interrupted during rehearsal by the entrance of six characters. Abandoned by their author, the characters request help in bringing their story to artistic completion. Fri + Sat 8pm (2pm Sat)
Zulkamoon w/The Caravan at Michael's
Tribute to Guns N Roses and Motley Crew w/The Wet Bandits at the Seahorse
The Blind Boys of Alabama at the Cohn
Fun dance night at Michael's: Hard Candy w/Eviction, Jules Bangsworth, Wiley Kyoto
Paper Beat Scissors w/Klarka Weinwurm, JJ Purple at 1313 Hollis
Paper Beat Scissors, "Once"
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