Etcetera: A&E listings for June 25-July 2

Published on June 25, 2014
Canadian jazz guitarist Rob Tardik will open the 2014 Wreckhouse Jazz and Blues Festival at the LSPU Hall tonight. Tardik and Havana to Canada will perform at the LSPU Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. At 9 p.m., the festival will continue at the Fat Cat on George Street, with The Low Yo Stuff. Tickets are $15. For more information, a festival schedule and to purchase tickets, visit — Submitted photo by Michael Prof Photography

On tour
Hard and Slow Comedy Comes East
July 2 Clancy’s Pub, Stephenville;
July 3 Castaway Lounge, Corner Brook;
July 4 Tezer’s Lounge, Grand Falls;
July 5 Oasis Lounge, Gander;
July 6 Allure, St. John’s.


Arts and Culture Centre

St. John’s

July 4. The Arts & Culture Centre, in partnership with the Tombolo Multicultural Festival NL and the Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival, present internationally acclaimed guitarist Pavlo. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling the box office at 729-3900 or online at


The Beaches Heritage Centre


June 28 at 8 p.m. Ian Foster and The Thieves. Newfoundland singer/songwriter is joined  by Nick Coultas-Clarke on drums, Josh Banfield on bass, Janis Campbell on violin and Nancy Hynes on harmonies. Admission: $20. To purchase tickets call 677-2360.


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  at the door.


Second Cup

Stavanger Drive

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


St. George’s Heritage Church


Today at 7 p.m. the Virginia Children’s Chorus will perform a concert of classical, sacred, folk and gospel choral music. A mix of classical, sacred, American and Canadian folksong, gospel spirituals, and world folk music, including works by Rossini, Copland, Bernstein, and others. Free-will donation to benefit the preservation of St. George’s Church.


The Beach Cottage


Saturdays at 7 p.m. Glenn Simmons.


The Martini Bar

George Street

June 27, 28. Tino Borges & The Incident.

June 30, Stixx and Stones (Canada Day Fest).


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.


Trapper John’s Museum and Pub

George Street

Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening.

Wednesdays — The Dark and Dirty’s.

Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards.


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.


Bannerman Park

St. John’s

July 6-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

July 7-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

July 20-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 “Merchant of Venice” talks back when the show gets cancelled. More info at or call 722-7287.


Masonic Temple

6 Cathedral St.

June 27 — “Skeets, Snobs & Peppermint Nobs.” For information or to make a reservation please call 579-3023 or visit


Eastern Edge Gallery

72 Harbour Dr.

June 25 at 7 p.m.  “Cold Iron Is A Titanic Comedy”  The 72 minute ‘cinema narrative’ was made by artists for artists and pursues abstraction, surrealism, dada, performance art, neoism and the absurd.  Structured on kabuki opera principles and shot largely in black and white, this film offers a challenging and fragmented poetic narrative and a journey through unknown waters with a mythical cast including Istvan Kantor, Art Rai Szombathy, Christina Kozak, Henry Benvenuti and others.


Anna Templeton Centre

278 Duckworth St.

Visit the Anna Templeton Centre for Craft Art and Design during the weekday afternoons until June 25 for the amazing presentation of “Upcycled: Art on the Move.” This exciting exhibition of contemporary craft and fine art clearly illustrates the resourcefulness of our local artists. You will be in awe and you will want to make bids.  All of the Upcycled works will be sold by silent auction. The exhibition culminates with a closing reception and the final bidding on June 25, from 5-7 p.m. at the Anna Templeton Centre. More information available at


Butler Framing and Gallery

2 Moores Drive, Mount Pearl

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


Christina Parker Gallery

50 Water St.

Christine Koch: ”Landscape Dreaming: Rock, Fire, Ice.” Ongoing to July 12.


Craft Council Gallery

Devon House Craft 59 Duckworth St.

The annual members exhibition opens June 27 with a reception from 7-9 p.m. featuring a wide range of innovative, quirky and interesting craft objects, mediums and ideas. from more than 30 craftspeople from across the province. The exhibition continues until Aug. 24. For further information visit


Emma Butler Gallery

111 George St.

Opening June 28 with a reception from 2-5 p.m. is an exhibition of new paitings by John MacDonald. The exhibition continues until July 12.


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

The Leyton Gallery of Fine Art will be kicking off Summer with a huge group art show. The annual summer show will have new works by Michael Pittman, Sue Miller, Bonnie Leyton, Rhonda Pelley, Brent Coffin, Ginok Song, Jillian Waite, Toby Rabinowitz, Jack Botsford, John MacCallum, Jennifer Barrett, Tia Connolly, Louise Sutton and Anita Singh.  Opening reception is Friday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. The show continues until July 27.  


Peter Lewis Gallery

5 Church Hill

On display is a group exhibition “Jewels of June” featuring artists Julie Duff, Florence Pinhorn, Jeanette Jobson, Michael Greene, J.J. Allwood and Susan Doyle until July 14. For more info visit or call the gallery 722-6009.


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”. Marcus Gosse is 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 hours Wednesday to Saturday 1-5 p.m. Or by appointment contact:


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.

June 25. Janine Halliday, 311 team supervisor, enthusiastically describes how Neil Martin’s 2004 idea to have general St. John’s information number became 311, and has become a 20-member team answering thousands of questions and comments, as part of Access St. John’s.

June 29 and July 2. Besides the horrendous human costs, Dr. Lucian Ashworth, chairman of Memorial University’s First World War commemoration committee, offers his perceptions of that conflicts’s short and long-term effects on Newfoundland and internationally.


Weekend AM

With host Angela Antle

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


The Performance Hour

Saturday, 5:35pm (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.