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GO GUIDE: What's happening in the St. John's area Jan. 13

Catch The Old Contemporaries live at The Black Sheep Monday night before two members of the group, Josh Sandu and Andrew Laite – who make up the duo Rube & Rake – head out on tour next month.
Catch The Old Contemporaries live at The Black Sheep Monday night before two members of the group, Josh Sandu and Andrew Laite – who make up the duo Rube & Rake – head out on tour next month. - Submitted

Saturday, Jan. 13

 

Book Signing

 

12 p.m.

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles

Local artist Mike Feehan signs copies of his new work with DC Comics.

 

Comedy

 

7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Derek Seguin

Join the “Just for Laughs” veteran comedian and local talent for a 90-minute standup comedy spectacle at the LSPU Hall.

 

Live Music

 

7 p.m.

Katie Power and Jared Waterman

The Battery Café (1 Duckworth St.). $5 cover.

 

Sullivan’s Songhouse

Irish-Newfoundland music at Leaside Manor (39 Topsail Rd.). Tickets must be purchased in advance. $25.

 

8 p.m.

Calver Street Trio

With special guest Jim Feehan. Performing at O’Reilly’s (13 George St.).

 

The Duds

Granite Bar + Restaurant (115 Duckworth St.)

 

Power Productions presents: Karaoke Challenge

A night of music, comedy and revenge hosted by Jody Richardson. Musical guests: Denielle Hann, Matt Hornell and Steve Power. Comedy from Stephen Payette, Paul David Power and Tim Ronan. Location: The Space (72 Harbour Dr.) Tickets: $22 at www.crippled.ca or $25 at the door. All proceeds in support of a new accessibility fund for Resource Centre for the Arts and the production of Crippled to make theatre more accessible for everyone.

 

9 p.m.

The Kubasonics: Malanka 2018

Celebrating Ukrainian New Year’s at The Ship (265 Duckworth St.)

 

10 p.m.

The Uglysticks

Shenanigans & Hooligans C.B.S.

 

10:30 p.m.

Distortion Does Hip Hop

Open mike, plus performers Frank Kastle and Chaos The Rapper. 340 Water St.

 

Recreation

 

8:30 a.m.

Bird Count for Kids

Part of the Christmas Bird Count for Kids program. Free. H.G.R Mews Centre.

 

9 a.m.

PLAY Program

Physical activity for children up to six years old. Location: Room 2000 at Memorial University’s school of human kinetics and recreation.

 

3 p.m.

Free women’s self-defence course

Jason Foley’s Academy of Martial Arts (16 Hops St.)

 

4 p.m.

Free family skating

Location: Jack Byrne Arena. Helmets required. Warm room open with hot chocolate and board games.

 

Sports

 

7 p.m.

St. John’s Edge vs. KW Titans

NBL Basketball at Mile One Centre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

 

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political Revue, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

 

Sunday, Jan. 14

 

Games

 

7:30 p.m.

Lions Club Mixed Darts

All skill levels welcomed. Location: Pouch Cove Lions Club (200 Satellite Road).

 

Live Music

 

1:30 p.m.

Silenced Voices

A recital of music by composers who have been threatened, imprisoned, killed, or had their work denied performance by governments for political or religious reasons. Location: D.F. Cook Recital Hall.

 

Storytelling

 

8 p.m.

OUCH! True Story Open Mike

Tell stories and raise money for Stella’s Circle. Location: The Ship (265 Duckworth St.).

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political Revue, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

Monday, Jan. 15

 

Children

 

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

$3 per child aged 2-5, free for children under age 2. Location: Paul Reynolds Community Centre.

 

Live Music

 

8 p.m.

Music NL Open Mike with Mike Sixonate

No cover. Location: The Ship Pub.

 

8:30 p.m.

 

The Monday Social with The Old Contemporaries

Location: The Black Sheep.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 16

 

Comedy

 

8:30 p.m.

Bittersweet Standup Comedy

Luke Lawrence headlines this week at Bitters Pub.

 

Games

 

7 p.m.

Crib game to support Ronald McDonald House

Location: Basement of St. Teresa’s Church. $5 admission. A prize for the winner. Call Andrew at 726-3935 for more information.

 

Movies

 

6:30 p.m.

Movie Marathon at The Geek Bar

Showing: The Iron Giant, Secret of NIMH, and Nausicaa. Free popcorn. No cover. Location: The Geek Bar at The Rock House.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17

 

Games

 

8 p.m.

Shrine Centre Bingo

Escalating Jackpot $7,500. Location: Mazol Shrine Centre (530 Topsail Rd.)

 

Groups

 

7:30 p.m.

Choir rehearsal open house

Coastal Sounds Community Choir is accepting new members until the end of January. No experience or audition required. All are welcome to socialize, sing, or listen. Location: Holy Spirit High School. More information at www.coastalsounds.ca.

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political Revue, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

 

Thursday, Jan. 18

 

Books

 

7 p.m.

Author reading by Dale Jarvis

Dale Jarvis will read from his new book, “Haunted Ground: Ghost Stories From the Rock,” followed by a question and answer period. Pre-register by contacting the library. Location: Marjorie Mews Public Library.

 

Films

 

7 p.m.

Nickel Quarterly Film Series

Showing Gerald Squires documentary “I Heard the Birch Tree Whisper in the Night,” Audience Choice Award winner at the 2017 Nickel Film Festival, and the Newfoundland premiere of “The Drinking Life.” Location: LSPU Hall.

 

Games

 

6 p.m.

Chess

Want to learn chess but don’t know where to start? Come and learn with experienced chess players from the Newfoundland and Labrador Chess Association. Location: A.C. Hunter Public Library community room. Call 737-3950 to register.

 

8 p.m.

Bingo

Bingo at Blackmarsh Legion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Canteen available.

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political Revue, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

 

Music

 

7:30 p.m.

Atlantic Boychoir and The King’s Singers

Catch the Atlantic Boychoir in concert with the world famous vocal group, The King’s Singers. Tickets at Holy Heart of Mary box office. Performance at Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

 

 

Friday, Jan. 19

 

Theatre

 

8 p.m.

Revue 2017

The annual political Revue, an irreverent take on life in the province. Location: St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre.

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