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Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 4

The following are the listings for events happening in and around St. John's over the next seven days:

On Sept. 30, Kim Beggs and David Baxter perform at St. George’s Church in Brigus. Enjoy an evening of folk music and relaxing melodies. sincere and vulnerable, clear eyed and tough, the familiar themes of love, loss, and hard fought freedom that Yukon based artist, Kim Beggs so convincingly explores, have reached a new level this time out. Joining Beggs on tour is album producer, guitarist David Baxter. This acclaimed, Toronto based producer/artist, also works with the likes of Justin Rutledge and Catherine McLellan. Admission: $15 at the door. Beggs also plays The Ship in St. John’s on Oct. 2. — Submitted photo


Danielle Smith

Sept. 28 — The Rose and Thistle, St. John’s

Sept. 29 — The Citadel House, Lewisporte

Celtic Fiddlers

Sept. 30 — Seafood Conference at Rooms

Oct. 8, — Oceanex evening performance (on ship)


Gordie Tentrees & Hill Country News

Sept. 26 — Joesph R. Smallwood Arts & Culture Centre, Gander

Sept. 27 — St. George Heritage Church, Brigus

Sept. 28 — The Ship Inn

Sept. 30 — Citadel Concert Series, Lewisporte

Oct. 1 — Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts, Grand Falls-Windsor

Bloody Diamonds

Oct. 15 — Stephenville at Clancy’s Pub

Oct. 16 — Corner Brook at The White Horse Lounge

Oct. 17 — St. John’s at The Levee

Oct. 18 — St. John’s at CBTG’s

Oct. 19 — St. John’s at Fred’s Records

Oct. 19 — St. John’s at CBTG’s


Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

Acclaimed pianist Angela Cheng — one of Canada’s national treasures — kicks off the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra’s 2013/14 Season with Brahms’ passionate and turbulent Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15, D minor. Proudly presented by The Telegram, this concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the

St. John’s Arts & Culture Centre. Tickets ($30-$45) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office (729-3900) and online at

Regional Arts Centre


The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council presents “Friends of the Shamrock Festival” – Concert and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Regional Arts Centre, Ferryland. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for silent auction and live entertainment. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. featuring John Curran, D’Arcy Broderick, Matthew Byrne and more. Tickets are $30 each and are available at the following outlets, Ferryland Foodland, Ferryland Convenience, Cape Broyle Ultramar, Riverside Restaurant, O’Brien’s Music Store (St. John’s). Reserve a table of 10 by calling the Southern Shore Folk Arts Council office at 432-2052 or toll free 888 332 2052.

Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

St. George’s Heritage Church


Sept. 27 — International award nominated roots artist Gordie Tentrees will perform along with The Hill Country News. Admission: $15 at the door.

Sept. 30 — Kim Beggs and David Baxter.

Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

Practica: A practice session for tango dancers. Join Tango on the Edge for social Argentine tango dancing. Tango on the Edge Practica meets Sundays from 7-9 p.m.


Second Space

3 Victoria St.

NL Moves kicks off its new season with free Debke workshop on Sept. 28 from 3-5 p.m. at the LSPU Hall Second Space, 3 Victoria Street. DanceNL is proud to present the first NL Moves of the

2013-14 season — all are welcome to participate in this free Debke workshop with Ainsley Dicks. Debke is a folk dance that’s done by people of all ages in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, and Iraq. The movements consist mainly of steps, hops, kicks, and stomps, and dancers follow a leader in a line or a circle. Ainsley Dicks will be leading this free workshop in association with the Resource Centre for the Arts and Culture Days. All are welcome to participate, free of charge. Dancers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Pants are preferable to skirts.

Various venues

St. John’s

The Festival of New Dance runs Oct. 8-13. Visit for details.


The Beach Cottage


Fridays from 7-10 p.m. Glenn Simmons acoustic show.

Fat Cat

George Street

Sept. 28. Kim Wempe with Chris Kirby and The Marquee

The Fat Cat Cabaret starts every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. This two-hour show is a weekly series of comedy, music and other performances. Different lineup each week, hosted by Ruth Lawrence and friends.

Green Sleeves

George Street

Sept. 27 — Dave White 12 p.m., Rob Cook 4 p.m., Damian Follett

8 p.m., The Black Sheep 12 a.m.

Sept. 28 — Dave White 6:30 p.m., The Black Sheep 10:30 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Damian Follett

11 p.m.

Sept. 30 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.

Oct. 1 — Chris Meyers 6 p.m., Dave White 10 p.m.

Oct. 2 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.

Oct. 3 — Rob Cook 6:30 p.m., Unlisted 11 p.m.

The Martini Bar

George Street

Sept 27, 28 — The Quidi Vidi Dirt Band

The Ship Pub

265 Duckworth St.

Folk Night at the Ship is every Wednesday at 9 p.m.

Oct. 2 — Kim Beggs releases her independent debut, Beauty and Breaking

Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

Sept. 27-28. Beauwater

Oct. 4-5. The Dark and Dirty’s

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull

Wednesdays — The Dark N’ Dirty’s

Thursdays — Steve Edwards


Holy Heart Theatre

Bonaventure Avenue

Oct. 5, Corner Brook native Trent McClellan headlines his national comedy tour “Sit, Listen and laugh,” with guests Sarah Walsh and Steve Coombs.


3 Victoria St.

Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. With Cruel Times In Between

Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

Sept. 27. “Women Doin’ Men”

Oct. 10. Fundraiser for a monument to the Portuguese White Fleet fisherman who died in Newfoundland waters during the fishing campaigns.


Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl

Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by Jim Long, Leona Ottenheimer and Ray Cox. On display Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, or on the web at

Christina Parker Gallery

50 Water St.

Ongoing to Sept. 28. Mike Gough - Surfacing.

Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft Centre

59 Duckworth St.

The Ireland Newfoundland Trail: A Journey of Plants and People, this is a collaboration of creators in fine art and craft from Newfoundland and Ireland telling another piece of the story of Irish settlement in Newfoundland and Paint Store - Ray Cox explores the many things you can do with pewter. Ongoing to Oct. 19.

The Cupids Legacy Centre Art Gallery


The Cupids Legacy Centre has added “art gallery” to the list of reasons to visit this summer and fall, with an installation of works by noted Newfoundland artist Gerald Squires. Eight works in a range of media are now on display (and available for purchase) at the centre, which also houses a museum, shop, archaeological laboratory, and an archival family resource centre. For more information about the artwork or the Cupids Legacy Centre, see

The Five Island Art Gallery

7 Cove Rd., Tors Cove

New art works by painter Randy Blundon. Also artist Gerry Squires will be holding a portrait workshop Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee is $75.

Gerald Squires Gallery

52 Prescott St.

Regular hours Wednesday to Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Other times by appointment or by chance, by phone at 722-2207 or 746-4039 or

The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art

Baird’s Cove off Water Street

New Works by Jack Botsford, Sarah Hillock, Jonathan O’Dea features oils and chalk pastels. Highly realistic still lifes with chalk pastels, beautiful landscapes and still lifes, and brightly coloured cows and chickens on mylar. This three person show has a beautiful combination of works. Ongoing to

Sept. 29.

MUN Botanical Garden

306 Mount Scio Rd.

“Summer Reflections”, a sale of original art works by Betty Hall and Karen Misik. Ongoing to

Sept. 29.

“3 Visions,” featuring original works in art and photography by Betty Hall, Justin Hall, and Karen Misik will run for the month of October. Phone 864-8590 for more information

Peter Lewis Gallery

5 Church Hill

Land and See exhibition which includes artists Peter Lewis, Michael Greene, Raphaële Goineau and Rourke Card continues until Oct. 3.

Oct. 4, there will be an opening reception at 6:30-9 p.m. for the new Solo Exhibition — Shimmer —  featuring artist Sarah Jane Conklin. The Exhibition continues until Oct. 25. For more information go to or call 722-6009. Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 Pollyanna Gallery

214 Duckworth St.

Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 726-0936,


Ultramarine Fine Art Studio

100 Duckworth St.

“Trees & Reflections” — Oil Paintings by June Walker-Wilson. Ongoing to Sept. 27.

Gallery and Studio open Wednesday to Saturday 1-5 p.m.


The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council will hold a Public Information Session in

St. John’s, Friday, Sept. 27 from

1:30-3:30 p.m. in the LSPU Hall’s Cox and Palmer Second Space. For information call 1-866-726-2212 or email Learn about arts funding programs for music artists and organizations from three co-presenters that include: Ken Murphy from the NLAC, Jen Winsor from MusicNL, and Lucas Schuller from Canada Council for the Arts.


The Art Of Art

With host Laura Coultas

Rogers Cable 9 — Community Channel

Tuesdays at 8 p.m.

VOWR (AM 800)

Guest Interview

Produced and hosted by Barbara De Land

Broadcast Sundays 2 p.m., rebroadcast Wednesdays 8:30 p.m.

Sept. 29 and Oct. 2. Listening mid-day within the beautiful, serene St. John’s Kirk, to young, very talented musicians work their musical magic, is just one part of  the Tuckamore Festival, and just one part of Festival co-artistic director,Timothy Steeves’ musical life. MUN professor of music, he is also the piano artist of Duo Concertante.


Weekend AM

With host Angela Antle

Saturday and Sunday

6-9:30 a.m., CBC Radio One

Sept. 28-29. This weekend on WAM, Greed, Power and Lust!  Bill Rowe’s new book about political life with Joey and Frank. Plus all of Newfoundland’s Giller nominees: Lisa Moore, Michael Winter, Elisabeth De Mariaffi and Wayne Johnston talk about the national honour. As well another Sunday Scoff from Barry Parsons, the Bluegrass festival, a comic about the sinking of the

SS Caribou and on Liner Notes — the gospel duo “Infinitely More.”

The Performance Hour

With host Glen Tilley

Saturday 5:35 p.m. (5:05 p.m. Lab) CBC Radio One and

10:30 a.m. on CBC Radio Two.

September 28. Jeff Johnston Trio — One of Newfoundland’s greatest musical exports returned to

St. John’s this summer for a concert at the Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues Festival. Widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading jazz players and composers the Montreal based musician was touring in support of his latest CD “Returing.”  While he was in town we invited Jeff, bassist and long time collaborator Jim Vivian and drummer Ted Warren into Studio F for a session and feature interview.

On Point

With host David Cochrane

Friday 3:30-4 p.m. (3 p.m. Lab) on CBC Radio One

Deep Roots

With host Tom Power

Saturday 6:30 p.m. on CBC Radio 2, Sunday, 4:35 p.m. on CBC Radio 1.

Radio 2 programs also streaming online at

Organizations: Gordon Pinsent Centre, White Horse, The LeveeOct Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra Arts Culture Centre Box Office Arts CentreFerrylandThe Southern Shore Folk Arts Council Regional Arts Centre Music Store The Hill Country News CBC Radio Resource Centre Cupids Legacy Centre Art GalleryCupidsThe Cupids Legacy Centre BetweenMasonic Temple6 Cathedral Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Newfoundland and Paint Store Lewis Gallery5 Church HillLand Canada Council for the Arts

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