Etcetera— arts and entertainment listings for Nov.13-20

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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: — Photo by Adam Tuck
Listin to “All You Do” online at

On tour

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:


Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

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

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

Cochrane Street

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, email at, 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:, 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.


Fat Cat

George Street

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

George Street

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.


Rocket Room

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

George Street

Nov. 15-16 — The Tequilla Rockingbirds

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull

Wednesdays — The Dark

N’ Dirty’s

Thursdays — Steve Edwards


Yuk Yuks/Uptown

Kenmount Road

Nov. 14-16. Dave Curran the

X-rated Hypnotist.

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

St. John’s

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 ( To register, you email Alison or Cecilia at


Dance Studio West

Corner Brook

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

St. John’s

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.


Masonic Temple

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



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 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


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 or call the gallery 722 -6009


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.

Gallery and Studio open Wed - Sat 1-5 p.m.

“Diptychs” - Oil Paintings by June Walker-Wilson. Runs until Nov. 22



Various venues

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: or



The Art Of Art

With host Laura Coultas

Rogers Cable Nine — 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.

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.


Weekend AM

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.


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 on CBC Radio 1

Radio 2 programs also streaming online at

Organizations: Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Box Office, Holy Heart Theatre No Prisoners Cochrane Street United Church MUN Chamber Orchestra Recital HallMUN School of Music CBC Radio Argentine Tango Workshop Barbara Barrett Theatre Basement Theatre ACC Temple6 Cathedral St.Nov Council GalleryDevon House Craft Centre59 Duckworth St.In Sea Fever

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador Labrador West Mexico Bali Buenos Aires Cochrane Street Osage Edge Gallery De Land

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