Our wicked picks not only include the weekend, but next week too!
1. Friday: Live music. Bryan Power, the Pathological Lovers, the Domestics and Paul Sanford Heppleston (a.k.a. Mr. H Presents) sitting in with The Domestics on guitar, are all playing tonight at the Ship, 265 Duckworth St., St. John's.
2. Saturday: Live music. It’s your last chance to see 2013 MusicNL Pop-rock artist of the year RocketRocketShip before they head out on a six-month tour. Also featured as special guest is MusicNL Newfound Talent Search 2013 winner Emma Peckford. It's an all-ages show at the LSPU Hall, 3 Victoria St., St. John's. Doors open at 7 p.m. The show starts at 7:30. Tickets: $15. Call the hall at 753-4531, or book online here.
3. Monday: Live music. A special concert to ring in the new year with Ron Hynes and Amelia Curran, hosted by none other than Greg Malone. This is a fundraiser for the NDP at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's. Tickets are $54.50, and are available online through www.artsandculturecentre.com.
4. Monday: Cards. The ACW of St. John the Evangelist in Torbay are celebrating Old Christmas Day with a card game at 8 p.m. Bring your own cards and baskets. The cost is $5. Contact Shirley at 368-9504.
5. Tuesday: Lecture. Sociologist Ivan Emke, professor of social and cultural studies at Grenfell College, is giving a lecture about the power of radio and what it can do to sustain rural life. The lecture draws on examples from CBC's Fisheries Broadcast to MUN's Extension Services. Location: MMaP Gallery, on the second floor at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's. Time: 7:30 p.m.
6. Thursday: Cinema. The MUN Cinema Series kicks off its winter season with the Chinese film A Touch of Sin, directed by Zhangke Jia. It won the Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Black Pearl Award for its violent tales of China’s have-nots. Location: Cineplex Cinemas, Avalon Mall, St. John's. Time: 7 p.m. But you know the drill; get there early!