Etcetera A&E listings for July 23-30

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Dave Thomson Long Road 2014 Summer Tour
July 25, 26 — Legends in Gander.
July 28, 29 — The Ship in St. John’s.
July 31 — Fox Moth Museum in Norris Arm.

Frersh TRack — Listen to "Oh My Electrician" — Another North is an eclectic alternative band from St. John’s. Opting to let the sentiment of a song to define its genre, the band has developed a collection that reflects a variety of influences, ranging from folk to progressive rock, and pop to indie. On Aug. 5, Another North will release its debut record, “Nomadic.” A first track of the album is “Oh My Electrician.” Another North is, Aaron Morgan, Justin Hickey, Vincent Neville nd Brad Wells. Info: for more visit: — Submitted image


The Beaches Heritage Centre


July 25, 26 at 8 p.m. Eastpen Players Summer Sizzler Concert. Music, stand-up, and assorted wild sketches are all set at the “Easterly Wind Motel.” Admission: $20. To purchase tickets please call 677-2360.

Freds Records

198 Duckworth St.

Fred’s Records pesents: Ilia Nicoll and the Hot Toddies. An intimate 40-minute performance, Saturday July 26 at 2 p.m. Free! All welcome. Come celebrate the CD release.


3 Victoria St.

British guitarist Jon Gomm returns to LSPU Hall July 25 and July 26 with his new release “Secrets Nobody Keeps.” He will also conduct a guitar masterclass during his visit for a limited number of participants and early registration is advised. For tickets call the Hall at 753-4531 or

Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

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

Signal Hill Visitor Centre

The Signal Hill Concert Series — an evening of Newfoundland stories and recitations on July 24 featuring Dave Penny, Hubert Furey, and Harry Ingram. On Aug. 14, The St. John’s Song Circle takes the stage with traditional Newfoundland acapella songs. Tickets for these shows are available at The Signal Hill Visitor Centre and O’Brien’s Music, 248 Water St. Tickets are $15 (cash only) and the shows start at 7:30 p.m. in the Signal Hill Visitor Centre.


The Beach Cottage


Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.

Green Sleeves

George Street

July 23 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

July 24 — Rob Cook 6:30 p.m. Unlisted 11 p.m.

July 25 — Dave White 12 p.m. Rob Cook 4 p.m. Damian Follett 8 p.m. Eastern Passage 12 midnight

July 26 — Anthony McDonald 11 a.m. Justin Fancy and Johnny Dale 3:30 p.m. Dave White 6:30 p.m. Eastern Pssage 10:30 p.m.

July 27 — Anthony McDonald 11 a.m. Dave Whitty 3:30 p.m. Arthur O’Brien and Fred Jorgensen 6:30 p.m. Justin Fancy 9:30 p.m. Damian Follett 11 p.m.

July 28 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

July 29 — Damian Follett 6 p.m. Dave White Carl Peter and Chris Ryan 10 p.m.

July 30 — Dave White 6 p.m. Damian Follett 10 p.m.

July 31 — Unlisted 11 p.m.

The Levee

George Street

July 25. The Levee and Baygirl Music present A Tribute to AC/DC, featuring Colleen Power, Sean Panting, Liz Solo, Suzanne Power, Colin Harris, Jill Porter and Doug Rowe on vocals. On electric guitars, we’ve got rockers Gene Browne and Jordan Goudie. On bass is the solid groove of Paddy Byrne and Chris Donnelly is “gettin’ all Phil Rudd” on drums.

The Martini Bar

George Street

July 25, 26 — 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.

Tol’s Time-out Lounge

Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza

July 24 — Mainline.

July 25, 26 — Stixx and Stones.

Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

Sundays — 9:30 p.m. Dave Whitty.

Tuesdays — 10 p.m. Janet Cull and Band with guest Kalem Mahoney.

Wednesdays — Mike Simms at 9 p.m.

Thursdays — Steve Edwards at 10 p.m.

July 25, 26 — The Diesel Dogs.


Neighbourhood Dance Works

354 Water St.

The Roberta Thomas Legacy Award (RTLA) is awarded annually to a dance practitioner or an artist in any discipline collaborating with a dance practitioner. Projects are funded up to $1,000 and can be for ideation, professional development, and aspects of creation or final production. The award is intended for projects that will commence after October of any given year. Deadline for this year’s submission is Aug. 1.


Arts and Culture Centre


Big laughs this week at Stephenville Theatre Festival. To purchase tickets, visit the Stephenville Arts and Culture website or call box office at 643-4553. For more information visit

Bannerman Park

St. John’s

Ongoing to Aug. 11. “The Taming of the Shrew,” by William Shakespeare. More info at or call 722-7287.

Crow’s Nest Officers’ Club

Off of the War Memorial steps above 90 Water St.

Ongoing to Aug. 25. Kelly Russell’s “Tunes and Tales of Newfoundland” features his performance of the music of fiddlers Emile Benoit and Rufus Guinchard and his retelling of “Tales of Pigeon Inlet,” a collection of stories set in the fictional rural community of that name that were written by his father, Ted Russell, in the 1950s. More info at or call 722-7287.

Guv’nor Inn

Elizabeth Avenue St. John’s

Ongoing to Aug. 18. In a passionate and challenging one man show, Jon Davies, a fictional Jewish actor who has been playing Shylock in a production of “The Merchant of Venice” talks back when the show gets cancelled.

Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

July 24. “Go Duet Yourself.” Special $45 rate. Call 579-3023 to book your reservations now.

Newman Wine Vaults

Water Street

Ongoing to Aug. 16. “The Curious Case in the Colony: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure,” by Chris Hibbs. More information at or call 722-7287.

Regional Arts Centre


The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council presents “Away With Ya!” summer dinner theatre. Shows take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. until Sept. 5 at The Regional Arts Centre. Special lunchtime show on Aug. 13. Reservations are required by calling 1-888-332-2052 or 432-2052.

Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada

Ongoing until Aug. 16. “All’s Well That Ends Well,” by William Shakespeare. More info at or call 722-7287.

St. John’s Farmer’s Market

Ongoing to Aug.16. “Shake it Up!” a fun, light and highly entertaining way to introduce new audiences to Shakespeare. You get to see the bones of four of Shakespeare’s great plays “Macbeth,” “Julius Caesar,” “Romeo and Juliet,” and “Hamlet” — and all in under 45 minutes.  More info at or call 722-7287.

The Warehouse Theatre

Cow Head

Ongoing to Aug. 30. “The Known Soldier.” The play tells the story of Tommy Ricketts, the youngest soldier in the British Empire ever to be awarded the Victoria Cross. This poignant and heartfelt portrayal takes the audience through his life as boy in Middle Arm, White Bay, to his traumatic experiences in the First World War as a soldier with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, and on to his later years as a quiet recluse in St. John’s.


Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Dr.

Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by James Long, Marie Jose Williams, Henry Butler.

Christina Parker Gallery

50 Water St.

Tara Bryan — “Littoral Light.” Exhibition runs to Aug. 9.

Ron Bolt — “Primal Brightness, Paintings of the Sea,” runs to Aug. 9.

Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft 59 Duckworth St.

Annual members exhibition. Furniture, vessels, jewellery, wall pieces and many other extraordinary objects in clay, glass, wood, fibre and metal represent over 30 craftspeople from across the province. Come and discover the exciting developments in craft in Newfoundland and Labrador, with works from over 30 emerging and established craftspeople and many of the works are for sale. The exhibition continues until Aug. 24. For further information visit

Emma Butler Gallery

111 George St.

Ongoing until Aug. 3 “New Work,” by Steven Rhude.

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

The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art

Baird’s Cove off Water Street

One of Canada’s major fashion designers will be at the Leyton Gallery for a Trunk Show and Sale on July 24 at 6 p.m. Annie Thompson is an incredibly creative person and we are thrilled to have her here. Sale continues July 25 and 26. You can check out her 2014 collection at

Annual summer show  continues until July 27.  

MUN Botanical Garden

306 Mount Scio Rd.

“Nature’s Palette” There will be an exhibition of paintings by Monday’s Company ongoing to July 27. The exhibition will be showing daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. but exhibit hours may vary due to conference bookings, so visitors are advised to telephone ahead to 864-8590.

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,


Ultramarine Fine Art Studio

100 Duckworth St.

The “ i/a project” A show of new work by June Walker-Wilson. Opening hours Wednesday to Saturday 1-5 p.m. Or by appointment contact:


The successful Coastal Sounds choir organization is building a new Ladies’ Choir! Auditions will take place on September 13 or by appointment. This opportunity is being offered to female singers in the CBS and surrounding areas who are looking for an opportunity to work with other serious-minded singers in a small ensemble setting on largely a cappella repertoire. To find out more or sign up for an audition, email or visit


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

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

July 23. Until 2013, it used to be Auntie Crae’s — an iconic gathering place on St. John’s Water Street offering food, grains, cheese, traditional music, and conversation space. Now, it’s Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food, co-owned and operated by guest Kelly Mansell and two others, offering food and other treats, special places, and events of its own.

July 27 and July 30. Five Brothers Cheese is moving to larger quarters in the Bidgood’s area of Goulds. Adam Blanchard, owner and Newfoundlander, who makes cheese by hand, describes his recent cheesemaking journey and how his new space and equipment will help him to make even more types and greater quantities of cheese.

Weekend AM With host Angela Antle

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

The Performance Hour

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.

Organizations: British Empire, CBC Radio, CBS

Geographic location: Middle Arm, White Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada Water Street Goulds

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