With help from Brooklyn based DJ/promoter Adam Rhodes (Papi Juice) and a stacked line-up of local talent, Yung Dumb are making their 4th annual Pride Week event anything but ordinary.
Now free from the contractual servitude of corporate comedy, comedians of St. John’s are free to write their own next chapter.
Factory launches their new hip-hop event ALL CAPS this Friday, April 15th, with rappers; Moyst, G Smooth, Sir-Ill, Mak11, Lee Fitz, and DJ Spank on the 1’s and 2’s.
For Newfoundlanders, it was politics as usual on Sunday, September 20th. Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau rolled into town for another campaign pitstop and the dozing electorate, used to watching politics play out on T.V., were shaken awake for just a brief brush with federal campaign politics.
At 7pm on Friday, September 25th, 2015, Amery Sandford’s new gallery FOMO Island opens at St. Michael’s Printshop. The gallery, consisting of lithographs, relief work (woodcuts), screen prints and a performance piece, represents Sandford’s year in Newfoundland.
Artist Amery Sandford and writer Allison Graves are collecting submissions until the deadline this Sunday, June 28th, for their art and literary exhibition Maybe, Probably that will be showing at the St. Michael’s Printshop for Hold Fast.
“The big thing about anyone who wants to be an artist, or a poet, or a writer is that you can’t just be that one thing,” says Bolduc, “You have to find creative ways to keep doing what you love to do. In the midst of a changing atmosphere within your medium.”
St. John’s gets a premiere of the first skate video produced by industry legends Vans. The screening takes place at 6PM on May 10th at the LSPU Hall, and will be accompanied by a performance from local surf-punkers Jonny & The Cowabungas.
J.H. Burns gets the fill from Greg Hewlett about running Fixed Coffee & Baking — a downtown St. John’s business which has found support and success, even in the hardest of seasons.