Etcetera — Newfoundland and Labrador A&E listings for June 11-18

Published on June 11, 2014
Roles4Women Theatre Company, The Black Bag Media Collective and TRIXXXIE are proud to present the first Annual Trixxxiefest Weekend, running at various St. John’s venues June 12-15. The weekend includes: Standup comedy and music at Scanlan’s Lounge on June 12 ; rock shows at Distortion June 13 and The Ship June 14 and a Pop-up supper and screening at a place to be announced (talk to TRIXXXIE for password and details). All bar shows are $10 at the door. For details visit
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D.F. Cook Recital Hall
MUN school of music, St. John’s
June 15 at 7:30 p.m. The
St. John’s Choir presents “Rejuvenation! Music to Inspire” a night of music that will stir your emotions and lift your spirits. Tickets are $15 each and are available from choir members, by calling Jennifer at 579-7900 or at the door.

The Garrick Theatre

Church Street, Bonavista

June 15 at 2:30 p.m. An Opera Fundraiser. Renowned international opera singers, Naomi Johns and Anthony Kalil will be performing Puccini’s “La Boheme.” There is a pre-show “Opera Talk and Technique” with the performers at Fishers’ Loft Conference Centre at 10:45 a.m. followed by a champagne brunch. Tickets for “La Boheme” and the brunch can be purchased by contacting the Garrick Theatre (468-5777) or online at for $120. All proceeds go to the Garrick Theatre in support of Opera on the Avalon. A single ticket to the opera performance costs $30.


Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre


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.


Regional Arts Centre


Unicorn Promotions presents Al Grant in concert at the Regional Arts Centre in Ferryland on Wednesday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 each and are available at the following locations: Ferryland Foodland, Ferryland Convenience, Cape Broyle Ultramar, Riverside Restaurant, Paddy’s Convenience, SSFAC office or by calling 432-2052. Must be 19 years or older to attend.


Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

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

June 13 “The Fine and Dandies” —alt folk.

June 14 Aneas Decker  — traditional.


St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (The Kirk)

Queen’s Road

Internationally-acclaimed Duo Concertante, violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves, will perform at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (The Kirk) on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m. as part of the

St. John’s Day celebration weekend. This free concert marks the launch of the 14th annual Tuckamore Festival.


The Beach Cottage


Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.


Erin’s Pub

Water Street

June 11 at 9:30 p.m. Craig Young (every Wednesday).

June 12 at 9 p.m. Sullivan and Slaney.

June 13 Live music all evening starting at 5:30 p.m. with Trevor and Neil, 8 p.m.  session with Billy Sutton and 10 p.m. Siochana.

June 14 Saturday Session starting at 8 p.m. Followed by Siochana at 10 p.m.                  

June 15 Sunday Generations at 4:30 p.m. Followed by open mike.


The Martini Bar

George Street

June 13, 14. Quidi Vidi Dirt Band.

June 20, 21. Kelly Ann Evans.


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’ Time-out Lounge

Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza

June 12 Juniper Road.

June 13, 14 Heartland Band.


Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

June 13/14 — Dave Whitty Band.

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening.

Wednesdays — The Dark and Dirty’s.

Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards.


Various venues

Roles4Women Theatre Company, The Black Bag Media Collective and TRIXXXIE are proud to present: The First Annual Trixxxiefest Weekend — June 12-15.

June 12 — Standup comedy and music at Scanlan’s Lounge.

June 13 — Rock show at Distortion.

June 14 — Rock show at The Ship.

June 15 — Pop-up supper and screening. Talk to TRIXXXIE for password and details.

All bar shows are $10 at the door. Facebook event link:


Mmap Gallery

St. John’sArts 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.


The Beaches Heritage Centre


Beyond the Overpass Theatre Festival presents The Gills — “Love and Other Catastrophes” on June 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. To purchase tickets call 677-2360.


Holy Heart Theatre

Bonaventure Avenue

Opera on The Avalon presents Puccini’s “La Boheme,” June 12-14. Tickets available at the box office.


Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

June 14 “ABBA: Gotta Get the Scoop!”

June 20 “Women Doin’ Men.”

For information or to make a reservation please call 579-3023 or visit our website


Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Drive, Mount Pearl

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


Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft Gallery

59 Duckworth St.

The Craft Council Gallery presents two new exhibitions, Elemental Nexus and Croquis: fully rendered design without repeats. The exhibits continue until June 14.


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,


Regional Museum of Art

and History

Stephenville Legion

July 9 at 7 p.m. Solo art show. — “Mi’kmaq Utopia,” by Marcus Gosse, a Newfoundland Mi’kmaq artist and a member of the Qalipu First Nation Band.


Ultramarine Fine Art Studio

100 Duckworth St.

The “ i/a project,” — a show of new work by June Walker-Wilson opening June 14 from 5-9 p.m. Light refreshments.

Opening hours Wednesday to Saturday 1-5 p.m. or by appointment. Contact:


School Touring Program (STP): The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is now accepting applications from professional artists, groups, and non-profit arts organizations. The STP supports tours of high quality artistic productions and presentations to schools in the province. Application deadline: Monday, June 16 (tours must take place between Sept. 12 and June 21, 2015). Contact the NLAC for an application form and details: 726-2212 or toll-free 1-866-726-2212 (NL only), or visit


St. John’s Clean and Beautiful traffic box art Program is seeking 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


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


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 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. For 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.


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.

June 11. 200 years ago, Methodists established a Methodist church in the Harbour Grace/Carbonnear area of Newfoundland which became a United church, part of the United Church of Canada. Garfield Fizzard relates that history and the planning being done for its commemoration.

June 15 and June 18. After living and gardening in various countries, Betty Hall, artist and researcher, arrived in Newfoundland in 1968. She describes her choice to develop an English-style garden which would reflect her birth country.


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.

Radio 2 programs also streaming online at