5 Things Happening in Fredericton this Weekend

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Here’s a quick look at a few things coming in this weekend.

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Art in the Centre

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre presents a special exhibition of works by seven resident artists this coming Friday, December 12, 2014. Art in the Centre will feature paintings by Guy Vezina, Margaret Bannister, Donna Mulholland, Katie FitzRandolph, Laurie Winter, Chris Harding and pottery by Karen Burk in the Charlotte Glencross Gallery.

The public is invited to attend the opening reception and open house/ open studios event on the 12th from 5:30-7:00pm.

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Sharktooth Records Showdown

When it comes to music, Saint John has always had that special something, a unique vibe that can’t properly be put into words. We’ve all tried. It’s not related to a specific sound or a specific band. It might best be described as a resilient attempt to build a sustainable infrastructure that supports and encourages creative output – or something like that.

Enter Sharktooth Records. A small label dedicated to “Syndicating the sounds from the bowels of the Bay of Fundy” by releasing cassette and digital releases from a broad range of Saint John performers.

Three Sharktooth bands will perform at The Capital Complex on December 12, 2014. Learning, Stegosaurus and Reagan’s Rayguns.

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Saturday ___________________________________________________

Book Signing at Westminster Books

In April, 2014, Jo-Ann published a  book, 385 Northumberland Street.  The book is an account of life in New Brunswick from the end of the Second World War to the 1970’s.   It gives a light, cheerful  view of this life through the use of vignettes, anecdotes, and short stories.

Jo-Ann Fellows will be signing copies of her book, 385 Northumberland Street, at Westminster Books on December 13 and 14, starting at 1pm.

Cineplex’s Met Opera Live presents Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Conductor: James Levine Featuring: Johan Botha, Annette Dasch, and Johan Reuter James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Johan Reuter, Johan Botha, and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art.

The live performance (German w/e.s.t.) is presented on Saturday, December 13 at 1pm. There will be an encore presentation on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 12pm.

All performances take place at Cineplex, Regent Mall. For more information visit: http://www.cineplex.com/Events/MetOpera or call 458-9704.

Sunday ___________________________________________________

The Fredericton High School Music Department presents their Christmas Concert

The Fredericton High School Music Department will be presenting their Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:30pm in the Tom Morrison Theatre.

Performing in the concert will be the FHS String Ensemble, The FHS Jazz Band, The Glee Choir, and the FHS Concert Band. The concert will feature several new and familiar arrangements of seasonal music. This is a concert you don’t want to miss.

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