Seven weekend picks that are better than Netflix

No more couch coma! We have comic swaps, improv music and virtual reality art.

7
Beginner Series: Shelf/Wine Holder Workshop
Sunday
This aimed-at-newbies class teaches you some handy woodworking skills by building a (totally awesome) shelf from start to finish. And if you wanna use your shelf for storing bottles, so much the better. Get all the details here.

6
Bahnahnah Dance Party
Friday
DJs Fadzwa, Shyshaya, Fancy Pants and Budi invite you to beat the winter blues with their hot blend of world music! More details here.

click to enlarge Artist James Hoff creates a virtual walk in the park at Anna Leonowens Gallery (see 1). - JAMES HOFF
James Hoff
Artist James Hoff creates a virtual walk in the park at Anna Leonowens Gallery (see 1).

5
Return To Nova Scotia
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
Sift through what's possibly the largest-ever private collection of Canadiana at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Get the details.

4
Cape & Cowl Comic Swap
Sunday
Lose yourself—or maybe it's find your secret identity—in a lazy Sunday exploring the stacks of rarities from the 1950s to '90s at this fun meet-up at Cape & Cowl. More info here.

3
Piano+
Friday
Composer and pianist Sebastian Lexer performs on his groundbreaking piano/computer/sensor hybrid system at this Open Waters Festival show. Find more info here.

2
chik white
Sunday
Nova Scotian sound artist chik white creates ambient, ocean-inspired sound with a jaw harp at this show for the Open Waters fest. Learn more here.

1
Contemporary Landscapes
Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday
A virtual landscape to get lost in, James Hoff's art project is inspired by Yosemite national park and Google Street View. See details here.

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Morgan Mullin

Morgan is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at The Coast, where she writes about everything from what to see and do around Halifax to profiles of the city’s creative class to larger cultural pieces. She’s been with The Coast since 2016.

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