Arts, music and community events you should check out in Fredericton this weekend

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This weekend’s roundup includes live music, a workshop in technical theatre, a burlesque show Q&A and more.

Marian play Grimross Brewery on Friday January 11. Photo of Marian c/o the group’s Facebook page. No credit.

Friday

Law School Of Rock + Darby Loves You + Blink 182 Cover set & more! Darby Loves You is having a release party and you are invited. Joined by the Law School of Rock and good friends in the Matt, Mitch, John, Greg and Sarah Show. Doors at 8. Show at 9 p.m. $6

Marian + Thomas Stajcer at Brimross Brewery. Thomas Stajcer’s debut is a country & western tour of doubt and regret that culminates in the ultimate question: Will I Learn To Love Again? Stajcer is joined by locals Marian. 8 p.m. $10 

Saturday

Construction & Destruction + Klarka Weinwurm + Dizzy & The Kittens at The Capital. Spook rock book roll, sweet sweet alt indie rock and three chord rock n roll. Doors at 9. Show at 10 p.m. $8

Furlonmg & Smith and the Mudcity Playboys at Grimross Brewing. 2017 ECMA Blues recording of the year nominees Furlong & Smith and the Mudcity Playboys bring you your weekend fix of rockin’ blues. join  8 p.m. $10

Workshop: A Sampling of Techincal Theatre at the Open Space Theatre. Theatre New Brunswick is offering ‘A Sampling of Technical Theatre’ workshop. Learn the parts of and how to hang and focus different types of theatrical lighting fixtures. Explore how to build and shape your sound design on professional cueing software, Qlab. Find out how to take your images and create a dynamic projection backdrop.

Trent Logan (Technical Director- TNB) and Mike Johnston (Technical Director- UNB) will be holding a workshop on the basics of theatrical lighting, sound, and projection, Saturday January 12 at the Open Space Theatre, 55 Whiting Road. This workshop aims to teach the practical aspects that go behind the technical elements of theatrical productions. Introductory instructions in all of these fields PLUS opportunities to get hands on with the software and equipment used to greater solidify your training. 10 – 4 p.m. $40

Sunday

Open Mic Night at York County Cider. Every Sunday from 2-5 p.m.

High Complexity at the UNB Art Centre. A high wire act without a net, but with click-tracks, headphones, and recorded tape. Musician-in-Residence Nadia Francavilla and percussionist Joel Cormier perform works known for their technical difficulty and rhythmic complexity. From Piazzolla’s L’histoire du Tango to Alejandro Viaño’s Tumblers and Emmanuel Séjourné’s Attraction Duet, be prepared for musical intricacy that will leave you wanting more. 7:30 p.m. $8-$15

First Meeting for A Burlesque Odyssey at Brian Mulroney Hall. Saints & Sinners Burlesque will talk about who they are, what they do, expectations, the new show, the songs, the performance dates, and more. Rehearsals will start January 20.

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