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Ten picks for a super weekend

Inuit rock'n'roll, fresh local fashion and queer book launches make for a more-super-than-the-supermoon weekend!


Silent Reading at the Imbibery
Two hours with just your book, your beer and your thoughts—and no phone—at Good Robot.

Re-imaging The Short Film
Challenge your idea of what a short can be at this screening of quick flicks by three boundary-pushing directors at NSCAD's Bell Theatre.

Artist and author Vivek Shraya brings her book of poetry to Halifax (see 1). - EMMET TRACE
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  • Artist and author Vivek Shraya brings her book of poetry to Halifax (see 1).

Atlantic Fashion Week Showcases
Friday // Saturday
Dartmouth Crossing is rolling out the runway for new works by local designers, including names like Veronica MacIssac and Xander Rory.

King of the Hill screening
The first screening from the Central Library's newly-acquired Video Difference vault? Steven Soderbergh's first Hollywood studio production, King of the Hill, a faithful adaptation of the A. E. Hotchner memoir of the same title.

Chris Locke and Friends
Thursday // Friday
Chris Locke's got laughs—and a number-one album on the Canadian iTunes comedy chart to prove it. Catch bits from the effort, Demons Are Eating My Head, at The Company House.

Tashi Dorji w/Special Costello, Kira Dube
Born in Bhutan and based in America, Tashi Dorji has been making improvisational, swelling records since 2000. Now he's bringing his tradition-steeped, unique guitar stylings to the Khyber stage.

The Jerry Cans w/The Barrowdowns
Arctic Canada's coolest band fuses Inuit throat singing, Celtic music, hints of reggae and punk energy into a free-wheeling sound that heats up cold nights.

Sam Roberts Band w/Adam Baldwin
A double dose of Canadiana, the pop-rock Sam Roberts Band will be delivering its mellow, sing-able tunes while sharing the stage with hometown favourite Adam Baldwin.

Burnwater: Alchemy
Friday // Saturday//Sunday
It's a whole new type of installation/performance show: "With the seats pushed back, an immersive set and sound design evocative of the outdoors will invite an intimate audience on a journey of the imagination."

Ask & Answer
Multidisciplinary artists Chase Joynt and Vivek Shraya present their latest books: Joynt’s transition memoir You Only Live Twice, and Shraya’s poetry, even this page is white.

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