Jun 21, 2012 | 3:02Arts 902 One of Halifax's finest flamenco groups " Compania Azul " premieres their new show this weekend Audio
Arts 902 One of Halifax's finest flamenco groups " Compania Azul " premieres their new show this weekend Jun 21, 2012 | 3:02The Halifax Flamenco ensemble " Compania Azul " is presenting a new show on Sat. 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.
Jun 19, 2012 | 2:37Arts 902 Cape Breton photographer Kathy Cameron has a new show at the Corridor Gallery in Halifax Audio
Arts 902 Cape Breton photographer Kathy Cameron has a new show at the Corridor Gallery in Halifax Jun 19, 2012 | 2:37Kathy 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.
The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 until 5.
Jun 18, 2012 | 2:59Arts 902 The Theatre Arts Guild is wrapping up its season with " The Drowsy Chaperone " Audio
Arts 902 The Theatre Arts Guild is wrapping up its season with " The Drowsy Chaperone " Jun 18, 2012 | 2:59" 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 in Halifax.
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 online at ticketatlantic.com
Jun 14, 2012 | 2:38Arts 902 You can enjoy a variety of juried art work at the Avondale Art Fair on June 16th Audio
Arts 902 You can enjoy a variety of juried art work at the Avondale Art Fair on June 16th Jun 14, 2012 | 2:38More 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.
Jun 12, 2012 | 2:40Arts 902 Dartmouth Players is staging a hilarious French farce Audio
Arts 902 Dartmouth Players is staging a hilarious French farce Jun 12, 2012 | 2:40Dartmouth Players is presenting " A Flea in her Ear " by Georges Feydeau.
He wrote the play in 1907, and since then it has been produced on stages around the world.
Its the story of Raymonde, who suspects her husband Victor, of infidelity.
She turns to her best friend to help her gain proof, and they concoct a scheme to trap him at the Hotel Coq d'Or.
The plan fails and mayhem ensues.
The Dartmouth Players production opens on June 13th and continues until June 30th.
For tickets call 465-7529 or go online to dartmouthplayers.ns.ca
Jun 10, 2012 | 2:29Arts 902 The " Booty Boppin' Brass Band " is going on tour Audio
Arts 902 The " Booty Boppin' Brass Band " is going on tour Jun 10, 2012 | 2:29The "Booty Boppin' Brass Band " is a Halifax sextet that features some of the city's top musicians.
They've been playing at Stayners Wharf on Saturday afternoons getting great reviews 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.
Jun 7, 2012 | 2:46Arts 902 Scott MacMillan presents " A Community Celebration Seaside " on Saturday on the Halifax waterfront Audio
Arts 902 Scott MacMillan presents " A Community Celebration Seaside " on Saturday on the Halifax waterfront Jun 7, 2012 | 2:46Halifax 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 will be a free multi-media evening of song, music, live art and photography.....all in celebration of " World Oceans Day ".
Jun 6, 2012 | 3:01Arts 902 Scotia Festival of Music will close with a gala concert on Friday night Audio
Arts 902 Scotia Festival of Music will close with a gala concert on Friday night Jun 6, 2012 | 3:01Scotia Festival of Music wraps up on Friday with a gala concert at the Cohn.
It will feature one of the masterpieces of the 20th century, " The Rite of Spring ", by Igor Stravinsky.
The 103 piece orchestra will be conducted by Bernhard Gueller, Music Director of Symphony Nova Scotia.
Also on the program, the Brahms Double Concerto, with violinist Giora Schmidt and cellist Joshua Roman.
The concert gets underway at 7 pm on Friday, June 8th at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dal Arts Centre.
Tickets for " The Rite of Spring " gala are 50 dollars.
They can be purchased at the Dal Arts Centre Box Office....or by calling 494-3820.....or by going online to artscentre.dal.ca
Jun 5, 2012 | 3:01Arts 902 Scotia Festival of Music offers Highlight Concert 7 on Wednesday, June 6th Audio
Arts 902 Scotia Festival of Music offers Highlight Concert 7 on Wednesday, June 6th Jun 5, 2012 | 3:01Scotia Festival of Music continues with a world premiere on Wednesday night.
" Piece for Piano Six Hands " was written by Halifax pianist, composer and teacher Peter Allen.
It will be performed by the composer, Simon Docking and John Novacek.
The Wednesday concert will be an all piano program.
It starts at 7 pm in the Sir James Dunn Theatre at the Dal Arts Centre.
Tickets are available by going online to scotiafestival.ns.ca
Jun 4, 2012 | 3:16Arts 902 Scotia Festival contines with an exciting collaboration tonight Audio
Arts 902 Scotia Festival contines with an exciting collaboration tonight Jun 4, 2012 | 3:16Scotia Festival of Music is offering an exciting collaboration.
They're teaming up with choreographer and dancer Rebecca Lazier.
Her company Terrain Dance will present a work called " I Just Like This Music. "
Its set to Tchaikovsky's " Serenade for Strings " and it will be performed by 6 dancers and a live orchestra conducted by Bernhard Gueller.
The performance gets underway at 9 o'clock tonight in the Sir James Dunn Theatre at the Dal Arts Centre.
Tickets are available by calling 429-9467 or going online to scotiafestival.ns.ca