August 14, 2014

Rug Hooking School

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador is holding its annual Rug Hooking School August 14-17.  This year it is being held in St. John’s at the College of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Drive Campus. Beginner and experienced rug hookers are welcome. Non-Guild members should apply for an annual membership at a cost of $30. Rug school information, membership and school application forms are available on the Guild’s website www.rhgnl.ca . A mat exhibit will be open to the general public during the evening of August 16.

     

Free Lunchtime Recital with Tuckamore Festival Young Artists

  • Place : St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church "The Kirk"
  • Time : 12:30
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : Tuckamore Festival Young Artists perform solo and chamber music repertoire. For more information visit www.tuckamorefestival.ca
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Concert: Cecilia String Quartet

  • Place : The Old Church, Admiral's Cove
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : Recent winners of the Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Cecilia String Quartet presents a riveting program of Beethoven's virtuosic Opus 18, No. 1, award-winning Katerina Curcin's compelling "Walking Away From," an dMendelssohn's tremendously spirited Opus 44, No.1. This concert is a repeat performance of their August 12th concert, but in the intimate setting of a restored church on the Southern Shore. Admission: General $33, Student/Senior $22. For more information visit www.tuckamorefestival.ca
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Late Night Cabaret

  • Place : Rocket Room, Rocket Bakery. 272 Water Street, St. John's
  • Time : 22:00
  • Contact : Krista Vincent
  • Details : This evening will be centred around the songs of Leonard Cohen, as Patricia O'Callaghan and Robert Kortgaard unearth some of his obscure repertoire and give their twist on his better-known tunes. Along with songs by Edith Piaf, Astor Piazzolla, and Lhasa de Sela, this will be an intimate, eclectic, and powerful evening of song! Admission: General $33, Student/Senior $22. For more information visit www.tuckamorefestival.ca
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The annual Knights of Columbus Rosary and Light Procession

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    The annual Knights of Columbus Rosary and Light Procession, will take place on Thursday, August 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. This year's rosary will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the start of the First World War. The general public is welcome. A reception will follow at St. Bon's School Gym (Main Entrance)

Cliff Eyland and Jeanne Randolph’s Your Own Grad School

  • Place : Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : April or Samantha at easternedgegallery@gmail.com
  • Details : 10am-12pm. Your Own Grad School offers a playful glimpse into graduate level art school. Five artists-in-residence will be developing their practices, theories, and installations throughout the two weeks, preparing to discuss the work with “professors” Cliff and Jeanne in an open forum. Part of Eastern Edge Gallery's Art Marathon Festival.
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Community BBQ with Happy City

  • Place : Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive
  • Time : 00:00
  • Contact : April or Samantha at easternedgegallery@gmail.com
  • Details : Part of the Art Marathon Festival.
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Kids Video Dance Party hosted by local artist Kevin Hehir

  • Place : Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive
  • Time : 13:00
  • Contact : April or Samantha at easternedgegallery@gmail.com
  • Details : 1pm-2:30pm. Back for another year, Kevin Hehir once again hosts a low volume/high energy dance party for the little people. Come dance like robots, butterflies, helicopters, fairies, bugs, bees, and bunnies. There will be lights, swirly videos and groovy tunes! Part of the Art Marathon Festival.
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Masks, Movement, and Mark Making Workshop with Sara Tilley

  • Place : Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive
  • Time : 15:00
  • Contact : April or Samantha at easternedgegallery@gmail.com
  • Details : 3pm-5pm. This workshop with Sara Tilley will use mask exercises drawn from Pochinko clown to explore line and colour in the body, imagination and voice, culminating in mark-making. Adults only. This workshop is currently full. If you would still like to sign up, your name will be put on a wait-list and, in the event that we have someone drop out, you will be notified of the available space. http://artmarathonfestival.com/schedule/workshops/
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FESTIVAL LAUNCH - Art Marathon Festival

  • Place : Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive
  • Time : 18:00
  • Contact : April or Samantha at easternedgegallery@gmail.com
  • Details : 7pm-12am. Featuring Fancy Artist Talks by local, provincial, national and international artists, and cocktails inspired by the artists' work. Sweet Tooth, a members publication organized by Joe Fowler, will be available for purchase.
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