Etcetera — Newfoundland and Labrador arts & entertainment listings for Nov. 20-27

Published on November 20, 2013

On tour
Ennis Sisters — “It’s Christmas Tour,”
Nov. 27-Dec. 14.
Nov. 27: Stephenville, — St Augustines Anglican Church
Nov. 28: Port Aux Basques — St James the Apostle
Nov. 29: Corner Brook — First United Church


Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

Nov. 21-24. After a four-year absence “Our Divas Do” Christmas is back. Tickets on sale now.

Nov. 25. Ron James “Take No Prisoners” tour. Box Office: 729-3900 or 1-800-663-9449.


Arts and Culture Centre

Corner Brook

Nov. 30. Allison Crowe’s “Corner Brook Tidings” concert.


Cochrane St. United Church

Cochrane Street

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 in person at the Holy Heart theatre box office, online at, by 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. 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 superb 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.

Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. NSO Recital 2 with Special Guest Nancy Dahn, violin.


Fred’s Records

198 Duckworth St.

Fred’s Records presents Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case performing songs from their new CD “The Sun in Your Eyes”. Saturday, Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. Free show. All welcome.



3 Victoria St.

Nov. 23 and 24. The Dardanelles. Tickets to these special concerts are available at the LSPU Hall website:, or at the Hall’s box office on Victoria Street.


LSPU Hall Cox & Palmer, Second Space

3 Victoria St

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.


Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.



The Beach Cottage


Fridays from 7-10 p.m. Glenn Simmons acoustic show.


Green Sleeves

George Street

Nov. 20 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.

Nov. 21 — Rob Cook 6:30 p.m., Unlisted

11 p.m.

Nov. 22 — Rob Cook 4 p.m., Damian Follett 8 p.m., The Black Sheep 12 midnight

Nov. 23 — Dave White 6:30 p.m., The Black Sheep 10:30 p.m.

Nov. 24 — Chris Meyers 7 p.m., Damian Follett 1 p.m.

Nov. 25 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian

Follett 10 p.m.

Nov. 26 — Dave White 10 p.m.


The Martini Bar

George Street

Every Thursday Stixx and Stones starting at 10 p.m.

Nov. 22-23  Quidi Vidi Dirt Band

Nov. 29-30 Kelly Ann Evans


Rose and Thistle

Water Street

The Connexions are releasing their debut album Connect Four on Nov. 30 at the Rose and Thistle. Joining The Connexions will be Thom and the Tomcats and Run to the Rocks. Previews of the album can be heard at Tickets are $7 at the door or $15 with a cd or cassette and a beer ticket.


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. 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. 22/23 — SideKicks.

Nov. 29/30 — The Sleveens.

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening.

Wednesdays — The Dark and Dirty’s.

Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards.


Yuk Yuks/Uptown

Kenmount Road

Nov. 20. The Uptown Diva’s Review — Female impersonations of past and present diva’s. For tickets or information call 726-9857.


Dance Studio West

Corner Brook

NL Moves presents free workshop in Movement and Object Manipulation on November 24 from 4-6 p.m. at Dance Studio West, 51 West Street, 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.


Mmap Room

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)

Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

Lisa Hurd remounts the one-woman show “Dance Like a Butterfly” Nov. 22, for two shows only: a 2 p.m. pay-what-you-can matinée and an 8 p.m. performance ($25 for adults and $22 for students and seniors). Tickets are available at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre box office, by calling 729-2900 and online at

Engine Productions presents “You Are Here” by award-winning playwright Daniel MacIvor. Nov. 28-30 at 8 p.m. nightly + additional 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Nov. 30. Tickets $20 advance/$25 day of and the 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

Dec. 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.

On The Rocks Productions presents “On Edge,” late night at the LSPU Hall on 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.

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.

Carol Bajen-Gahm 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 Nov. 23. Visit or call 753-2749 for more information.


Eastern Edge Gallery

72 Harbour Dr.

On 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.”


Marriott Hotel

Duckworth Street

Arts Northeast, visual artists, Dora, Cooper, Michelle Whitten Lacour, Joan Roberts and Brenda Rowe will hold an art exhibition and sale of original works and reproductions on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 131 Duckworth St., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Free Admission, all are welcome. Drop by and place your name in for a prize.


MUN Botanical Garden

306 Mount Scio Rd.

MUN Botanical Garden is hosting a show and sale of artistic wall hangings and other small quilted items. The theme of the show is the natural environment and the work has been produced by members of Eastern Edge Quilters in St. John’s.The show will run from December 4th to 17th inclusive. Gallery hours for this show are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 12-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Our gift shop will also be open during this time. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase unique Christmas gifts.


Peter Lewis Gallery

5 Church Hill

Group Exhibition - “Panorama” at the Peter Lewis Gallery. Featuring artists: 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 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 726-0936,


Red Ochre Gallery

96 Duckworth St.

Opening Nov. 21 — “Colour and Light,” a colourful and exciting exhibition of original new works by the gallery artists.


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.


Coastal Sounds is seeking fellow music lovers to join its ranks. Anyone who has an interest in singing is welcome. Rehearsal venue TBA. Rehearsals on Wednesday nights at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Contact us at or visit our new website


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 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.

Nov. 24 and 27. This distinctive voice, which you might hear live around St. John’s, Newfoundland, is Bob Oxley’s, and is one which will be familiar to listeners of CBC’s “The World at Six” in the 1990s.


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

Nov. 22. This week on the Performance Hour it’s part one of the 2013 CBC Music NL Songwriters Circle recorded live at the province’s music industry conference in Gander. Guests include Craig Young, Joanna Barker, Matthew Hornell and Dan Bursey.


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



Tom Jackson brings special guests for his annual national “Huron Carole” tour, coming to the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Jackson is joined this year with guests George Canyon, Beverley Mahood, One More Girl and Shannon Gaye. Tickets are $35 at the centre box office with proceeds going to help support the Community Food Sharing Association.
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