Etcetera — Arts & Entertainment listings for April 2-9

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Cupids Legacy Centre
April 5. “Shake the Leg” — a fundraiser in support of the Cupids Legacy Centre and the New World Theatre Project. This fundraising concert-with-a-twist stars MHA Tom Hedderson, Cupids Mayor Harold Akerman, Bay Roberts Mayor Phil Wood, Peter and Patrick Laracy, Ross and Roy Dawe, Rosalind Dawe, Dennis Flynn, Kathi Stacey and more. Supported by professional actors Steve O’Connell (Republic of Doyle), Brian Marler and Alison Woolridge with comedy great Greg Malone! All directed by The New World Theatre Project’s Danielle Irvine. Tickets $25 per person, on sale at the Cupids Legacy Centre 528-1610. For more information email or calll 722-6987.

Dan Rubin and Dave Panting of Tanglecove are joined by special guests Geoff Panting, Andrew McCarthy and the STEP Fiddlers for an evening celebrating the release of the CD, “Tanglecove: 30 New Canadian Fiddle Tunes.” — Telegram file photo


D.F. Cook Recital Hall

MUN School of Music, St. John’s

April 4 at 8 p.m. MUN Chamber Orchestra.

April 5 at 8 p.m. MUN Chamber Music Showcase.

April 7. Andrew Gale will presenting his third-year recital. Gale is a native of Lewisporte, and is currently a third year piano performance major in the bachelor of music program.


Gower Street United Church

Gower Street

April 5 – 7:30 p.m. Tanglecove in concert with special guests Geoff Panting, Andrew McCarthy and the STEP Fiddlers. Join local composers and performers Dave Panting and Dan Rubin, and their friends, for an evening celebrating the release of their CD, “Tanglecove: 30 New Canadian Fiddle Tunes.” Tickets for the concert are available now from Fred’s Records and O’Brien’s Music and may be reserved online at the Tanglecove website. Advance: $12, at the door: $15. For more information, visit


Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

Live music free every Friday and Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m.


St. James United Church

St. John’s

An evening of songs of yesteryear — a fundraising event produced by  Erin Winsor. Erin sings those all-time favourites along with Meghan Herder, Rachel Huys, Erin Eaton and featuring the Singing Legionnaires April 9  at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 at Fred’s Records on Duckworth Street, C’est Moi in Churchill Square and at the door by cash only and from members of the Singing Legionnaires. Phone 364-2875 for more details. An evening you will not want to miss. See you there!


Suncor Energy Hall

MUN School of Music

April 6 at 6 p.m. Alyssa Hodder will present her graduating recital in voice. Hodder is a fourth-year voice major in the conjoint bachelor of music and music education program.


The Beach Cottage


Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.


Green Sleeves

George Street

April 2 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

April 3 — Damian Follett 6:30 p.m. Dave White and Carl Peters 11 p.m.

April 4 — Rob Cook 4 p.m. Damian Follett 8 p.m. The Narrows at midnight

April 5 — Dave White 6:30 p.m. The Narrows 10:30 p.m.

April 6 — Damian Follett 11 p.m.

April 7 — Damian Follett 10 p.m.

April 8 — Dave White 10 p.m.


The Martini Bar

George Street

April 4-5 —  Bump.


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.


Tols’s Time-out Lounge

Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza

April 3 — Outfit; April 4-5 — Blacksheep.


Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

Tuesdays - NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening; Wednesdays — The Dark. and Dirty’s; Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards; April 4-5 – Chad Murphy Trio.


The Landing

MUN (UC Room 3018)

April 5 from 8 –11 p.m. Swing Dance Social by Lindy Hop on the Rock.  From 8-9 p.m. will be a beginners lesson and from 9-11 p.m. will be social dancing. Cover charge $7.


Mmap Gallery

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

Continuing tonight and Thursday is “4 Short Nights,” a series of short performances by MUN’s English 4400 directing students, along with instructor Ruth Lawrence. Each night will feature four to five scenes, ranging from classics by Edward Albee, August Strindberg and Jean Genet to contemporary writers such as Neil LaBute, Daniel MacIvor, and David French and many many more.  Performers include Steve O’Connell, Mike Daly, Megan Jones, Selina Asgar, Anna Stassis, Janet McDonald, Matt Wright, Irene Duma, Ashley Billard, and more. All shows start at 8 p.m. and will be approximately one hour. Free admission.

Coming up April 10-13 is “Giovanni’s Women,” by British playwright R. D. Hamilton, who worked with School Zone playwright Chris Tobin and director Fabian O'Keefe to create a new version of the script set in Newfoundland.



3 Victoria St.

April 3-6. Best Kind Productions proudly presents “13 the Musical.” With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown and featuring a talented cast of young people from across the Avalon Peninsula, “13” is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. Tickets $25, all ages. Buy Tickets at or at the LSPU Hall Box Office,  753-4531. We’re teaming up with to offer $5 tickets to high school students. Must present student ID when purchasing. Only 10 EyeGo tickets available per performance.


Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl

Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by Ray Cox, Jim Long and Leona Ottenheimer. On display Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to

5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or on the web at


Gerald Squires Gallery

52 Prescott St.

Drawings, paintings and prints by Horan, Picard, Puddester, Squires. Open by chance or appointment until further notice. Call 229-7578 or 351-6095 or visit


Pollyanna Gallery

214 Duckworth St.

New works by Carl Stevenson and Joanne Costello

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


Red Ochre Gallery

96 Duckworth St.

New emotional, colourful and exciting new works by Elena Popova — “Dreamlike.” Continuing until April 12.


Ultramarine Fine Art Studio

100 Duckworth St.

Opening hours Wed - Sat 1-5 p.m. Or by appointment contact:


Shallaway Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus is currently accepting new chorister applications for the 2014-2015 season. Singers may audition for children’s chorus (grades 2-6) or for youth choir (grades 7 to 12). To book an audition appointment, please visit the choir’s website at or contact the choir office at 738-6792 for more information.


Call for Artists and Artisans in Newfoundland and Labrador. I am writing a book and a provincial directory of artists, artisans, hook ruggers, photographers, sculptors, jewelry makers and musical instrument makers. If you are interested in being a part of this for absolutely free please fill out the application that you can find on my website and return it to me. For more information call 595-2633 or email


Do you enjoy singing? If so, the Anchormen Male Chorus is currently recruiting new members. Anyone who can carry a tune is welcome and the ability to read music is not essential. Come and join us for a night of fellowship and singing. For further details please call Alex at 834-0666 or Harry at 753-4656.


ArtsSmarts: The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council is accepting applications from schools, school boards, or groups of schools to operate ArtsSmarts projects. ArtsSmarts provides funding to schools to bring professional artists into the classroom to help teachers and students integrate arts activities into non-arts subject areas. Deadline: June 2, 2014 (for projects starting after September 15, 2014 and completed by June 25, 2015).  Contact NLAC for an application form and details: 726-2212 or toll free

1-866-726-2212 (NL only),, or visit


The Art Of Art

With host Laura Coultas

Rogers Cable Nine — Community Channel

Tuesdays at 8 p.m.


CHMR Radio

93.5 CHMR Radio (Rogers: channel 942 and Aliant: channel 825).


VOWR (AM 800)

Guest Interview

Produced and hosted by Barbara De Land.

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

April 2. Chris Brookes, a  St. John's Battery resident for many years after discovering it as a University student,  has created stories, plays, poetry, and radio documentaries from and about the area and its long-time residents. He describes his newest project, a smartphone app, “Inside Outside Battery,” to delight  walkers, hikers, runners, and anyone else spending time in the area.

April 6 and April 9. Newfoundlanders of all ages love ice and roller skating, including. Albert Spurrell, a well-known VOWR voice. That voice can be heard, on a different subject, happily describing his earliest days skating at the old curling club rink behind the Newfoundland hotel, and, presently, at the Mile One rink and Bannerman Park Loop.


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.

April 5. This week the 2014 East Coast Music Awards will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I., and to help celebrate the event The Performance Hour will partner with our CBC Maritime sister program Atlantic Airwaves to present a live concert special “Heroes: Past and Present.” We’ve invited some of Atlantic Canada’s hottest acts to perform songs from their heroes, artists who have influenced or inspired them in their own musical careers, features Rose Cousins, Amelia Curran, David Myles and The Barra MacNeils.


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: Suncor Energy Hall MUN School, Barbara Barrett Theatre, Basement Theatre CBC Radio School Zone LSPU Hall Box Office Anchormen Male Chorus The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Aliant Newfoundland hotel

Geographic location: Duckworth Street, Churchill Square, Blacksheep.Trapper John Avalon Peninsula Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Charlottetown Atlantic Canada

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