Etcetera — Arts & Entertainment listings for May 7-14

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On tour
Roy Orbison Tribute Tour “Only the Lonely”
May 7 — Clarenville Events Centre.
May 8 — Carbonear, Princess Shelia NaGeria Theatre.
May 9 — Bonavista, Garrick Theatre.

Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company is proud to present “Jerry’d Alive!” written and performed by Susan Kent (“This Hour Has 22 Minutes”) and directed by Andy Jones May 7-11. — Submitted photo

Concerts

Freds Records

198 Duckworth St.

May 10 from 4-4:45 p.m. Fred’s Records presents an intimate performance with Steve Maloney with Jen Benson and Amy Joy. Free admission.

 

Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre

Carbonear

Country Jamboree at Carbonear’s Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. Profits are given to a different charity each month.

 

The Rocket Room

272 Water St.

Mother’s Day is fast approaching — have you thought about how you’ll celebrate? You’re invited to celebrate with your “Pinkies Up!” this Mother’s Day: YWCA will host an “Afternoon Tea with a Twist” in the Rocket Room from 3-5 p.m. on Mother’s Day, May 11. It will be a lovely afternoon of entertainment, prizes, and delicious Rocket treats. Everyone is welcome. Tickets are $45 and proceeds will support ongoing YWCA programs locally. For ticket information, email info@ywcastjohns.ca.

 

Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

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

Clubbin'

The Beach Cottage

Holyrood

Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.

 

Erin’s Pub

Water Street

May 8 at 9:30 p.m. Craig Young.

May 9 at 4:30 p.m. Sullivan and Slaney, Traditional Session at 8:30 p.m. Siochana at 11 p.m.

May 10 at 8:30 p.m. Traditional session, Siochanna 11 p.m.

 

Green Sleeves

George Street

May 7 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

May 8 — Rob Cook 6:30 pm. Dave White and Carl Peters 11 p.m.

May 9 — Rob Cook 4 p.m. Damian Follett 8 p.m. Paul McCausland 12 a.m.

May 10 — Dave White 6:30 p.m. Freshly Squeezed 10:30 p.m.

May 11 — Damian Follett 11 p.m.

May 12 — Damian Follett 10 p.m.

May 13 — Dave White and Carl Peters 10 p.m.

May 14 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

 

Humphry’s

177 New Gower St.

(across from The Delta)

May 8 — Chris Meyers.

May 9 — Alex Dinn.

May 10 — Steve Edwards.

May 15 — Selina Boland.

 

The Landing

MUN St. John’s Campus

May 14 from 1-5 p.m. Arts on Violence presents Violent Measures: When Are They Justified? Featuring Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Dr. Sean Cadigan, Jaggi Singh, Chris Crass and Steve D’Arcy.

 

Rocket Room

272 Water St.

May 13, 6-8 p.m. Arts On Violence presents Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Rascist Organizing, Feminist Praxis and Movement Building Strategy. This is a workshop for activists and anyone interested in community organizing. Limited space available. Contact chriscrassworkshopnl@gmail.com to reserve a space.

May 13, 8-10 p.m. Arts on Violence presents Activist Chronicles: Stories from the Field featuring Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Jaggi Singh, and Steve D'Arcy. All are welcome.

 

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.

 

Tol’s Time-out Lounge

Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza

May 8 — Blacksheep.

May 9, 10 — Diezel Dogs.

 

Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

May 9, 10 — SideKicks.

May 16, 17 — Redline.

May 18 — Dave Whitty.

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening.

Wednesdays — The Dark and Dirty’s.

Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards.

Dance

The Landing

MUN St. John’s campus

A new six-week session of swing dance classes conducted by Lindy Hop on the Rock on Tuesdays running until June 10 in The Landing at MUN. Swing Dancing is a fun social dance done to upbeat jazz music. Find out more on the Lindy Hop on the Rock Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/munswingclub/or our swanky website: www.lindyhopontherock.com.

 

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.

Theatre

LSPU Hall

3 Victoria St.

May 7-11. Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company is proud to present “Jerry’d Alive!” written and performed by Susan Kent (“This Hour Has 22 Minutes”) and directed by Andy Jones. Her new play “Jerry’d Alive!” finds Jerry coping with a tragic loss and trying to navigate the dating world, all while drawing the negative attention of an uptight social worker who is trying to sort him out. Tickets are $30 General, $25 Student/Senior/Artist. There is a $20 matinee on May 11 at 2 p.m. To purchase tickets or for more information, please go to www.rca.nf.ca or call 753-4531 ext. 200.

 

Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

May 8, 9. “O Canada ... More than Just Beavers”

May 16, 18, 23, 24, 29. “ABBA: Gotta Get the Scoop!”

Call 579-3023 to book your reservations or toll-Free: 1-877-661-3023.

Exhibitions

Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl

Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by Odell Archibald, Lloyd Pretty and Bill Richardson. On display Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or visit www.butlerframing-gallery.com.

 

Christina Parker Gallery

50 Water St.

Opening May 9 with a reception from 5:30-8 p.m. “Will Gill - Bloodredlife.” Runs to May 31.

 

Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft, 59 Duckworth St.

May 10 from 2–4 p.m. The Craft Council Gallery opens two new exhibitions, Elemental Nexus and Croquis: fully rendered design without repeats. Artists will be present and refreshments served. Everyone is welcome. The exhibits continue until June 14.  

 

Emma Butler Gallery

111 George St.

Continuing until May 17 is an exhibition of new works by Jean Claude Girardin.

 

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 www.squiresgallery.com.

 

MUN Botanical Garden

306 Mount Scio Rd.

Art exhibit at MUN Botanical Garden. Brushstrokes 2014: An exhibit by the students of Tara Bryan ongoing to  June 1. Due to private bookings of the facility, exhibit hours will vary. Please call 864-8590 for more information.

 

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, www.pollyannagallery.com.

 

Red Ochre Gallery

96 Duckworth St.

Running until May 10 is the gallery’s spring group exhibition “Splash,” featuring works by 20 artists.

 

St. Michael’s Printshop

2nd floor, 72 Harbour Dr.

Annual Members Exhibition. Opening May 10 from 2-4 p.m. Join us as we continue to celebrate our 40th Anniversary and our members' wonderful works. The show runs until May 31. Most works will be for sale. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

 

Ultramarine Fine Art Studio

100 Duckworth St.

Opening hours Wednesday to Saturday 1-5 p.m. Or by appointment contact: walker@ultramarinefineart.com.

Bulletins

St. John’s Clean and Beautiful Traffic Box Art Program seeks local visual artists to paint murals on newly installed or replaced traffic control boxes found at intersections throughout the city. The boxes provide a desirable canvas for public art that are highly visible to both pedestrians and road traffic. For more information, visit http://stjohnscleanandbeautiful.ca/traffic-boxes.

 

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 753-4645.

 

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 www.shallaway.ca or contact the choir office at 738-6792 for more information.

Broadcast

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.

May 7. It’s Spring! — time to welcome the sounds of birdsong again. Ken Knowles, knowledgeable and enthusiastic birder, suggests some wonderful locations for listening pleasure.

May 11 and May 14. Anthony Payne, proud Newfoundlander, Pasadena son, and this province’s newest Rhodes scholar, shares the excitement he feels about becoming a student at Oxford University student in the U.K. for the next few years, beginning in September, and the plans he has for his areas of study.

 

Weekend AM

With host Jamie Fitzpatrick.

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.

 

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 cbc.ca/nl.

Organizations: CBC Radio, Anchormen Male Chorus, Oxford University

Geographic location: Pasadena, U.K.

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