WAM Picks: A philandering husband, Jupiter Symphony and more

WAM Host Jamie Fitzpatrick gives you this weeknd's picks on what's happening in and around St. John's.

A weekend of theatre, music, dance and poetry

WAM Host Jamie Fitzpatrick gives you a peek into what's happening this weekend. (CBC)

Friday - The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 4, featuring Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony and favourite oratorio choruses performed by the NSO Philharmonic Choir. At the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, 8 p.m.

(Courtesy of Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra )
Friday - A Scoff ‘n’ Scuff Dinner, Dance & Silent Auction in support of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, featuring a band led by traditional dance caller Ford Elms. 7 p.m. start time, at the Benevolent Irish Society.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Giovanni’s Women, a revenge-comedy-thriller about what happens when a serial philanderer is caught in his web of lies. Presented by School Zone Productions, at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre at 8 p.m. 

Sunday - The High School Social Justice Coalition presents a Student Benefit Concert, featuring City on the Coast and performers from six St. John’s high schools. All proceeds will be donated to local charities. Holy Heart Theatre at 7 p.m.

Sunday - The Second Sunday Poetry Reading. Come and read your own poetry or the work of others, whether they're limericks, Lewis Carroll, semantic gymnastics or nonsense verse. Afterwords Bookstore from 3-5 p.m.

The Downtown Music Scene:


  • The Rockhouse: That 70's Tribute. Erin Sulley & Shawn Beresford with The Funk Allstars, 9:30 p.m
  • The Ship: The Sauce, featuring Colleen Power and Liz Solo, 11 p.m.
  • Humphrey’s: Andrew LeDrew, 9:30 p.m.
  • The Fat Cat: Tapes with Garden Riot & Two Guitars Clash, 10:30 p.m.
  • Distortion: Zaum, Fortress, Last Soul Down, The Birchmen​, 10:30 p.m.

Saturday :

  • Humphrey’s: Colin Harris, 9:30 p.m.
  • The Ship: David Picco & his band, with Avalon Stanley & The Isthmus and Megan Marshall, 10 p.m.
  • The Rockhouse: Lawnya Vawnya and Mighty Pop present Fake Prom, with The Wobbly Pops and Texmestics, 10 p.m.
  • The Fat Cat: Tapes with Garden Riot & Two Guitars Clash, 10:30 p.m.