In current and upcoming events in St. John’s:
The Tuckamore Festival – Chamber Music in Newfoundland – is currently celebrating its 12th season, and continues until August 19. There are two performances by young artists tonight at Petro Canada Hall, one at 7 p.m., featuring original composers, and the other at 8 p.m., with players performing classical pieces in chamber music and solo repertoire. Included in the line-up of upcoming performances next week is Montreal-based Janina Fialkowska, who will be performing pieces by Schubert and Chopin on piano on Wed., Aug. 15, at 8 p.m., at DF Cook Recital Hall.
The Craft Council Gallery, at 59 Duckworth St., is now celebrating its 40th year of operation, and today is the last day you can glimpse a display of work from across the province. Beginning on August 25, the Craft Council Gallery, and its Annex Gallery, will be featuring the quilt work of Heidi Wagner, the hooked rugs of Sarah Feltham, and mixed-media sculptures by Nicole Russell-Pitcher.
If you are into some outdoor fun, Le Centre Scolaire et Communautaire des Grands-Vents at 65 Ridge Road, is having its BBQ Feast of Acadia tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 12, from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.
For those of you who are interested in learning about famous women of Newfoundland and Labrador, visit heritage.nf.ca, click on “Society, Economy & Culture”, and you’ll find a further link leading you to St. John’s Women’s History Walking Tour. There are several tours that take place in different areas of the city, so you can select those that most appeal to you.
I’m Honey Girl, and I’ll be right back with more “Iron Maidens”, a program comprised of music composed and/or recorded by women determined to succeed in the industry alongside their male peers. Playlist selections include male-female duos or band comprised of both genders.