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WAM Picks: Kat McLevey, Jerry Pack and more shows for mom

Mother's Day brunch, music and theatre, crafts and kitchen parties all make up this week's ways to enjoy your leisure time, writes WAM host Jamie Fitzpatrick.

Music, theatre, arts and crafts: all you need to keep you (and your mom) entertained this weekend

Friday - Opening reception for Pam Hall's HouseWork(s) Exhibit. The Rooms, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday - Kat McLeveyDrifter EP Release. Rocket Room, 8 p.m.

Singer-songwriter Kat McLevey celebrates her new release Friday night at the Rocket Room. (Courtesy of Kat McLevey)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Jerry'd Alive! Presented by the Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company. LSPU Hall at 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinée on Sunday.

Saturday - Opening reception for two new exhibits: Elemental Nexus and Croquis. Craft Council Gallery, starting at 2  p.m.

Saturday - Steve Maloney, with Jen Benson and Amy Joy. Fred’s Records. 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Saturday - Quintessential Vocal Ensemble Kitchen Party. At Bally Haly Country Club, 7:30 - 11 p.m.

Sunday - Second Sunday Poetry Reading. Afterwords Bookstore, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Sunday - Spirit of NewfoundlandMother's Day Brunch, featuring Broadway favourites and other show tunes. Masonic Temple, 11:30 a.m.

The Downtown Music Scene:

Friday:

  • The Ship - Mark Bragg and The Butchers, with Dave Picco & the Band. 10:30 p.m.
  • The Levee - The Dilettantes, Ten Minute City, The River, and Thom and The Tomcats. 10:30 p.m.
  • Scanlon’s - The Sauce, with Patrick Canning. 11:30 p.m.
Lady Brett Ashley join an all-female roster at The Ship on Saturday night. (Courtesy of Lady Brett Ashley)

Saturday:

  • The Rockhouse - Stacked Actors: A Tribute to The Foo Fighters. 10 p.m.
  • The Ship - Women Performing Music In Front Of People At Night, Alright!. Featuring Lady Brett Ashley, Ilia Nicoll & The Hot Toddies, Kelly McMichael & The Gloss, and more. 10:30 p.m.

About the Author

Jamie Fitzpatrick

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Jamie Fitzpatrick frequently works with the CBC bureau in St. John's.