Fresh Tracks: For more than 20 years, St. John’s musician Alex Dinn has performed both as a solo artist and with such musicians as Zak Chaulk from the band A2Z. His new self-titled CD is a collection of 10 songs, of what he calls an electric mix of folk rock, alternative and country. “All You Do” is the first track released to radio from Dinn’s latest album and is already receiving some great feedback from listeners. Award-winning artist Craig Young recorded, produced, engineered, played and even participated in a few co-writes on the album. Dinn will launch the CD, his first solo album, Thursday, Nov. 28 at The Fat Cat with musicians Craig Young Glenn Parsons and Scott Mansfield. For more info:http://alexdinn.ca. — Photo by Adam Tuck
Listin to “All You Do” online at www.thetelegram.com
The Trews Acoustic Tour
Nov. 13 — Corner Brook Arts & Culture Centre, Corner Brook
Nov. 14 — Stephenville Arts & Culture Centre, Stephenville
Nov. 15 — Grand Falls Arts & Culture Centre, Grand Falls - Windsor
Nov. 17 — Labrador West Arts & Cultural Centre, Labrador City
Nov. 18 — Gander Arts & Culture Centre, Gander
Nov. 19 — Clarenville Events Centre, Clarenville
Tickets are available at the venue box offices. Details and links to purchase on line at: www.thetrewsmusic.com/tour.
Arts and Culture Centre
Gordon Pinsent joins the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, the Ladies of the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO, and Shallaway for “A Lion Among the Ladies” Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with Mendelssohn’s incidental music (Op. 21/61). Also on the program is Mendelssohn’s “Concerto for Violin and Piano, D minor,” MVW 04 featuring Duo Concertante (Nancy Dahn, violin and Timothy Steeves, piano). Proudly presented by Nalcor, showtime is 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15. Tickets ($30-$45) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office (729-3900) and online at artsandculturecentre.com.
Nov. 21-24. After a three year absence “Our Divas Do Christmas” is back. Tickets on sale now. For more information call Sheilagh Guy Murphy at 726-0038.
Nov. 25. Ron James “Take No Prisoners” tour. Box Office: 729-3900 or 1-800-663-9449.
Cochrane St. United Church
Start the Christmas season off with the powerful combination of some of the best choirs with an orchestra. On Saturday, Nov. 23 at Cochrane Street United Church, award-winning choirs, Lady Cove and Newman Sound, join forces with the acclaimed MUN Chamber Orchestra to bring you an array of masterpieces for choir and orchestra, including Gustav Holst’s “Christmas Day,” John Rutter’s glorious “Magnificat,” and the Canadian premiere of Arvo Pärt’s “In Principio,” as well as many beloved traditional carols like you’ve never heard them before. Tickets are $24 general and $20 for students and seniors and are available at the Holy Heart Theatre box office, at www.holyhearttheatre.com, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone at 579-4424. Show time is 8 p.m.
D.F. Cook Recital Hall
MUN School of Music, St. John’s
Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. Newfoundland’s own international tenor, David Pomeroy performs an evening of elegant songs with pianist, Maureen Volk.
Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. The MUN Wind Ensemble presents a travelling fiesta for the ears from Mexico to Bali. Featuring guest soloist Michela Comparey, tuba, winner of the 2013 MUN Concerto Competition.
Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. A rare treat for organ lovers. Stephen Candow performs a dynamic program along with some special guests highlighting the school’s Casavant organ.
Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. The MUN Brass Ensemble performs music from Disney’s Planes, Eric Ewazen’s epic Symphony in Brass, and a brand new piece by student composer Tony Taylor.
Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. American trombonist Timothy Dueppen joins MUN faculty artists Alan Klaus, trumpet, and Kristina Szutor, piano.
3 Victoria St.
Nov. 23 and 24. The Dardanelles. Tickets available at the LSPU Hall website: www.rca.nf.ca/buy-tickets.aspx, or at the Hall’s box office on Victoria Street.
Multiple award-winning singer/songwriter, Mary Barry, is gearing up to launch her fifth full length album, “Legendary,” in an intimate gathering at the LSPU Cox & Palmer Second Space on Friday, Nov. 22 at 6 p.m.
The Beach Cottage
Fridays from 7-10 p.m. Glenn Simmons acoustic show.
The Fat Cat Cabaret 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.
The Martini Bar
Every Thursday Stixx and Stones starting at 10 p.m.
Nov. 15-16 Bump.
Nov. 22-23 Quidi Vidi Dirt Band.
Nov. 29-30 Kelly Ann Evans.
272 Water St.
Nov. 16 — Tom Terrell and Joe Walsh with folk songstress Katie Baggs and her band The Grand Scheme.
The Ship Pub
265 Duckworth St.
Folk Night at the Ship is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. The last Wednesday of the month is our Traditional Session night, where musicians are welcomed to join in an acoustic session hosted by an experienced player.
Nov. 13 — The Second Annual Tribute to Dr. Peter Narvaez
Nov. 15 — Tom Terrell and Joe Walsh with manouche guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews
Nov. 20 — Jenny Berkel
Nov. 27 — Traditional Music Session hosted by Gerry Strong
Nov. 28 — Don Brownrigg
Trapper John’s Museum and Pub
Nov. 15-16 — The Tequilla Rockingbirds
Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull
Wednesdays — The Dark
Thursdays — Steve Edwards
Nov. 14-16. Dave Curran the
Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. Female impersonators show — The Uptown Diva’s Review songs by past and present entertainers like Adele, Bette Midler, Amy Winehouse and more. Tickets $20 call 726-9857 or at the box office.
Arts and Culture Centre
Tango On the Edge is hosting an Argentine Tango Workshop at the Arts and Culture Centre, Nov. 15–17 with renowned tanguera Karina Colmeiro. Karina is a well-known performer, artistic director, choreographer and dancer from Buenos Aires. Full details of the workshop schedule and registration information are posted on the club website (tangoontheedge.ca/site/Fall_Workshop.html.) To register, you email Alison email@example.com or Cecilia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dance Studio West
NL Moves presents free workshop in Movement and Object Manipulation on Nov. 24 from -6 p.m. at Dance Studio West, 51 West St., Corner Brook. DanceNL is proud to present a free NL Moves workshop: Juggling in Dance with James Burke. This free workshop is produced by DanceNL, in association with Dance Studio West and the Theatre Department at Memorial University’s Grenfell Campus.
Arts and Culture Centre
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.
Barbara Barrett Theatre
(former Basement Theatre)
St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre
Engine Productions presents “You Are Here” by award-winning playwright Daniel MacIvor. Nov. 28-30 at 8 p.m. nightly and an additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Nov. 30. Tickets $20 advance/$25 day of; matinee is only $10. To buy tickets please contact the ACC box office at 729 3900 or visit their website.
Cochrane Street United Church
December 5-7. Best Kind Productions presents “Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical.” Tickets $22 adults, $20 students/seniors. Tickets on sale now at Holy Heart Theatre box office.
3 Victoria St.
Nov. 13 - 16 at 8 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16: “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts
On The Rocks Productions presents “On Edge,” late night at the LSPU Hall Nov. 28 and 29 at 10 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tickets $15/$10 student.
6 Cathedral St.
Nov. 22 to Jan. 6. “Christmas Around The World.” Call the office at 579-3023 to book tickets today.
The Princess Sheila NaGeira
Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. ACT presents “The Mumberley Inheritance.”
Butler Framing and Gallery
2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl
Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by Leona Ottenheimer, Stephanie Baker and Odell Archibald. 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 www.butlerframing-gallery.com.
Christina Parker Gallery
50 Water St.
St. Michael’s Printshop unveils a special, limited edition print by John Hartman. Reception is Friday, November 15 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Carol Bajen-Gahm exhibition “Vestiges” ongoing to Nov. 30
Craft Council Gallery
Devon House Craft Centre
59 Duckworth St.
In our Main gallery “Comfort and Joy” our annual holiday exhibition presents finely crafted objects from over 40 craftspeople that evoke all the good things celebrated during this special time of the year. “Fire & Ice” in our Annex Gallery will feature jewellery as well as other hot and icy gift items– to cherish and spark memories– just in time for holiday gift giving. Comfort and Joy continues until Dec. 18 and Fire and Ice continues until November 23. Visit www.craftcouncil.nl.ca or call 753-2749 for more information.
Eastern Edge Gallery
72 Harbour Dr.
On Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. an exhibit entitled “Wake Up Inspired” will open at Eastern Edge Gallery featuring new art by Newfoundland and Labrador youth.
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 www.squiresgallery.com.
The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art
Baird’s Cove off Water Street
Now showing — two shows: Philippa Jones, Margaret Ryall and Louise Sutton’s “Landscape Illuminated” and Anita Singh’s “Sea Life.”
Peter Lewis Gallery
5 Church Hill
Group Exhibition — “Panorama” featuring: Michael Kilburn, Julie Duff, Florence Pinhorn, Terri Leonard, Jeanette Jobson, Michael Greene, Raphaële Goineau and Susan Doyle. The show continues until Nov. 25. For more info visit www.peterlewisgallery.com or call the gallery 722 -6009
214 Duckworth St.
Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 726-0936, www.pollyannagallery.com/.
Ultramarine Fine Art Studio
100 Duckworth St.
Gallery and Studio open Wed - Sat 1-5 p.m.
“Diptychs” - Oil Paintings by June Walker-Wilson. Runs until Nov. 22
St. John’s, Corner Brook, Norris Point
The People of the Sea Film Festival kicks off in St. John’s Nov. 19-24 before heading for screenings in Corner Brook Nov. 28, 29 and Norris Point Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. For details: www.peopleandtheseafimfestival.com or www.facebook.com/peopleandtheseafilm.
The Art Of Art
With host Laura Coultas
Rogers Cable Nine — Community Channel.
Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
VOWR (AM 800)
Produced and hosted by Barbara De Land. Broadcast Sundays 2 p.m., rebroadcast Wednesdays 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 17 and Nov. 20. Bruce Templeton offers a different and important look at the person who helps that very prominent red-suited figure in the St. John’s Christmas parade. Some of the stories from that person’s visits might surprise you.
With host Angela Antle
Saturday and Sunday 6-9:30 a.m., CBC Radio One.
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.
This Saturday it’s the “Sea Fever” Session from the 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival. It’s an hour of ballads, songs and salty sea shanties from the likes of Newfoundland’s own Linda Byrne, cocky cockney Londoner Danny Spooner plus Irish folk royalty John Doyle and Nuala Kennedy.
With host David Cochrane
Friday 3:30-4 p.m. (3 p.m. Lab) on CBC Radio One.
With host Tom Power
Saturday 6:30 p.m. on CBC Radio 2, Sunday, 4:35 on CBC Radio 1
Radio 2 programs also streaming online at cbc.ca/nl.