Week of September 7 to Spetember 13

Published on September 6, 2013

Celtic Fiddlers

Sept. 14 — CIBC opening Stavanger Drive 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.


Bethesda Pentecostal Church

St. John’s

Former Gaither Vocal Band lead and homecoming favourite Guy Penrod will tour Newfoundland and Labrador. The St. John’s concert will take place Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m., at the Bethesda Pentecostal Church. Tickets are available at the Book and Bible House, Thorburn Road, and the S.A. Christian Bookstore, Adams Avenue.

The Garrick Theatre

Church Street, Bonavista

Sept. 7 — Two Masterless Men, One Master. John Curran, lead singer of the Masterless Men, will share the Garrick stage with multi-instrumentalist and Masterless Men bandmate Greg Walsh and his father, accordion master Ray Walsh. Opening performance by Terry Penney.

 Sept. 14 — Sean Panting “An Original Voice.” Singer-songwriter Sean Panting has a reputation for razor-sharp lyrics inspired by the bliss and bedlam of everyday life.

For a complete list on events or tickets, visit


3 Victoria St.

Rachel Sermanni — Sept. 12-14 @ LSPU Hall (Support for Ron Sexsmith) and Sept. 15 solo show at The Ship. Scottish singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni will bring her debut album “Under Mountains” on tour in Canada with stops in  St. John’s from Sept. 12-15. She will be support for Ron Sexsmith on his Sept. 12-14 shows at LSPU Hall and then will have her own solo show on Sept. 15th at The Ship.


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.

Fat Cat

George Street

The Fat Cat Cabaret starts 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.

Green Sleeves

George Street

Sept. 6 — Dave White 12 p.m., Rob Cook 4 p.m., Damian Follett 8 p.m., TBA 12 a.m.

Sept. 7 — Scott Conway 2 p.m., Dave White 6:30 p.m., TBA 10:30 p.m.

Sept. 8 — Damian Follett 11 p.m.

Sept. 9 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.

Sept. 10 — Chris Meyers 6 p.m., Dave White 10 p.m.

Sept. 11 — Jason Lacour 2 p.m., Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett

10 p.m.

Sept. 12 — Damian Follett

2:30 p.m., Rob Cook 6:30 p.m., Unlisted 11 p.m.

The Ship Pub

265 Duckworth St.

Folk Night at the Ship is every Wednesday at 9 p.m

Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

Sundays, Dave Whitty.

Mondays, Matty Rose.

Tuesdays, NightCull starring Janet Cull.

Wednesdays, The Dark ‘N’ Dirtys.

Thursdays, Steve Edwards.


Beyond The Overpass Theatre

Hotel Gander, Gander

Sept. 6 — The Gills-Love and Other Catastrophes.

Sept. 7 — The Gills-Love and Other Catastrophes. Summer season runs until Sept. 7.              

The Garrick Theatre


For a complete list of events at the Garrick or tickets, visit


3 Victoria Street

Sept. 5-8 at 8 p.m. Fog Patch Productions Presents “Beyond Therapy” by Christopher Durang. Two mismatched loners find out what it’s like to be crazy in love with the help of their off-the-wall therapists. $20 for adults, $15 students/ seniors/artist. Pay-what-you-can matinee at noon on Sept. 8.


Cox & Palmer Second Space

Girl Meets Tuba runs in the Cox & Palmer Second Space at the LSPU Hall from Sept. 19-21 at 8 p.m. with a matinee on September 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. For tickets or more information call the Hall at 753.4531 ext 200 or book online

Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

“The Beatles … Back in the N.F.L.D.” is one of four shows at Spirit of Newfoundland’s Masonic temple for the summer of 2013. Also look for “Women Doin’ Men” featuring Kelly Ann Evans, Dana Parsons and Janet Cull.

Continuing to run on selected dates are the hits of the summer of 2012, “Newfoundland Dreamgirls” and “Go Duet Yourself.”

For information or to make a reservation, call 579-3023, toll-free

1-877-661-3023 or visit

Regional Arts Centre


The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council presents “Pin To A Puncheon” summer dinner theatre, with shows Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. Reservations are required by calling 1-888-332-2052 or 432-2052.

Signal Hill

National Historic Site of Canada

“Cymbeline,” Fridays and Saturday at 6 p.m. on the Tattoo Field. Admission: $20 cash only at door or in advance online at

Alexis Templeton Studio

75 Quidi Vidi Rd.

“Try it” sessions Saturdays between 12-4 p.m.

Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Dr., Mount Pearl

Butler Framing and Gallery featuring art works by Odel Archibad, Leona Ottenheimer and Ray Cox. On display Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., or on the web at

Christina Parker Gallery

50 Water St.

Sept. 6-28 — Mike Gough — Surfacing. Opening reception on Sept. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m.

Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft Centre

59 Duckworth St.

Opening reception Saturday, Sept. 7 from 2-4 p.m. The Ireland Newfoundland Trail: A Journey of Plants and People, this is a collaboration of creators in fine art and craft from Newfoundland and Ireland telling another piece of the story of Irish settlement in Newfoundland and Paint Store — Ray Cox explores the many things you can do with pewter. Ongoing to Oct. 19.

The Cupids Legacy Centre

Art Gallery


The Cupids Legacy Centre has added “art gallery” to the list of reasons to visit this summer and fall, with an installation of works by noted Newfoundland artist Gerald Squires. Eight works in a range of media are now on display (and available for purchase) at the centre, which also houses a museum, shop, archaeological laboratory, and an archival family resource centre. For more information about the artwork or the Cupids Legacy Centre, see

The Five Island Art Gallery

7 Cove Rd., Tors Cove

New works by artist Sheila Coultas have just arrived. Also there is a performance by Andy Jones and Mary-Lynn Bernard of the “Jack Tale” and puppet play called “The Queen of Paradise's Garden.” The performance is on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children and seniors — $10 for adults. Call 334-3645 to reserve a spot.

Original works by Jeanette Jobson along with an original Grenfell rug circa 1944. Plus there will be rug hooking workshops from Sept. 5-15.

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

Hava Java

258 Water St. (2nd floor)

“Paintings and Relief Prints by Four Scallywags” is on at Hava Java (2nd floor) until Sept 14. The Scallywags are Nick Kokis, John Andrews, Bill Ryan and Doug Bird, who display a great variety of styles, mediums and subjects — formal puffins, cartoon kitchen parties, large surreal woodcuts, expressionist landscapes and more.

The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art

Baird’s Cove off Water Street

New Works by Jack Botsford, Sarah Hillock and Jonathan O’Dea feature oils and chalk pastels. Highly realistic still lifes with chalk pastels, beautiful landscapes and still lifes, and brightly coloured cows and chickens on mylar. This three person show has a beautiful combination of works. It runs from Sept. 7-29.

MUN Botanical Garden

306 Mount Scio Rd.

Sept. 6-29 — “Summer Reflections,” a sale of original art works by Betty Hall and Karen Misik.


Pollyanna Gallery

214 Duckworth St.

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

St. Michael’s Printshop (2nd floor)

72 Harbour Dr.

This year, St. Michael’s Printshop is pleased to present the exhibition of “Bring to Light”; an exhibition by Don Wright Scholar, April White. Exhibition runs until Sept. 6.

The Tenacious String Orchestra (TSO) is accepting adult, amateur string players for the upcoming year. Would you like to share the joy of making music with a friendly, supportive group, led by a fine musician and director, Nathan Cook? We meet once a week from September to June. Some of our members come for part of the year. No auditions — no pressure. Just come along for a session or two and see if the orchestra is a good fit for you. For more information call Kathy Skinner at 753-3159 or email or

The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is accepting applications for its Professional Project Grants Program (for individual artists, groups, and non-profit arts organizations). The deadline is Monday, Sept. 16. (projects must start on/after Nov. 15). Contact the NLAC for an application form and details: The Newman Building, 1 Springdale St., St. John’s, 726-2212 or toll free 1-866-726-2212 (N.L. only),,

Looking for dedicated musicians to perform in a metal band located in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Very serious band and they are writing their own music as well. If any musicians are interested in writing original music, contact us at or aliamer80@ or call 237-2334.

The Colony of Avalon in Ferryland is open for the 2013 season. The unique history of the Colony of Avalon is brought to life for visitors through guided tours and demonstrations of life in the 17th century. For more information about the Colony of Avalon, and updates on our discoveries, please visit or Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 4.

The Visiting Artist Program funds schools to bring artists or arts organizations into the school to offer presentations or work with students in a wide variety of artistic disciplines. The program covers artist fees, materials and travel costs. Administered by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC), applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Contact the NLAC for an application form and details. For more information call 896-9565, or toll free 1-866-896-9565 (N.L. only),,

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. For more information, 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.

Sept. 8 and Sept. 11. Danielle Browne enthusiastically highlights the enjoyment of the play, the teamwork and the support she has experienced in women’s rugby, as well as her experience in the trades field as a professional plumber.


Weekend AM

With host Angela Antle

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

CBC Radio One

Sept. 7, 8. This weekend on WAM “Dear Everybody” Anne Budgell’s fascinating story of a New York socialite who fell in love and moved from Park Avenue to a trapper’s tilt in Labrador. Ed Jones’ gorgeous new cookbook celebrating salt cod. Chris Richardson’s film “Regret” is screening his film at the Atlantic Film Festival. On Liner Notes, Lorne Warr and The Streels connect Newfoundland to Bowen Island and WAM launches a fall series of Sunday Scoffs web videos with Barry Parsons of — tune in Sunday to watch him prepare a chicken recipe that has been shared over two million times on the web!

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

Sept. 7 — This week, we kick off our fall season with the Sunday Morning Gospel Workshop recorded live at the 37th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival. It features a powerful group of headliners from this year’s event including Linda Byrne, The Good Lovelies, Daniel Romano and Ruth Moody. It’s an hour of contemporary and old-time gospel songs.

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