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May 2018

May Day Rally & March!

May 1 | 5:00 pm6:00 pm | Free
Grand Parade, Downtown
Halifax, NS Canada

International Workers' Day (May Day) on May 1st of each year is the global celebration of the working class. It is the day we join our sisters, brothers, and comrades the world over as we fight for a better world. In Halifax, we will rally at 5:00pm at Halifax Grand Parade for speeches, and then we will march, arriving for a reception at the Bus Stop Theatre (2203 Gottingen St) hosted by the Mayworks Halifax Festival of Working People &…

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Under the Surface

May 1 | 6:30 pmMay 12 | 11:30 pm | Free
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Under the Surface is a group exhibition featuring works by Kim Cain, Tina Roberts-Jeffers and Katie Toth. Together, their works ask us to take a closer look at their subjects, unearth the obscured and reconsider our assumptions about home. Opening Reception May 1st at 6:30pm following the May Day rally       FREE ice cream will be on offer at our opening reception immediately following the May Day march thanks to Dee Dee's Ice Cream! Sign language interpreters will…

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Reel Justice

May 2 | 6:30 pm8:30 pm | PWYC
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Our 2018 program of short films will examine Maritime landscapes and waterscapes through various themes including mental health and our connection to land. Total run time: 80 min   Bound By Daniel Boos (2015) 11 min When a mysterious group of workers appear at his brother’s sawmill, a struggling shopkeeper must face a troubling decision. Winner Best Film: A&E Short Filmmakers Award (2017). Winner Best Short Film: Screen NS Awards (2016). Nominee: Best Canadian Short Film - CBC Short Film Face…

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The Sankofa Singer/Songwriter Circle

May 3 | 6:30 pm9:30 pm | PWYC
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

"Sankofa" teaches us that we must go back to our roots in order to move forward. That is, we should reach back and gather the best of what our past has to teach us, so that we can achieve our full potential as we move forward. Whatever we have lost, forgotten, forgone or been stripped of, can be reclaimed, revived, preserved and perpetuated.   The Sankofa teaches us that we must go back to recognize what was before us while…

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Heavy

May 4 | 6:30 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 5, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on May 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

| $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Gain 100 pounds, then lose that 100 pounds in six months. Body shaming, self loathing, eating disorders, and parenting as an obese Dad are part of his fight on the journey to self love, body positivity, and becoming a superhero Dad. Credits: Written/ Performed by Taylor Olson Directed by Sansom Marchand Bio: Taylor Olson: Since finishing the Dalhousie Acting Program in 2014, Taylor has worked locally on film and stage. He is one half of Afro Viking Pictures and part…

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It’s A Girl!

May 4 | 8:30 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on May 6, 2018 at 6:30pm

| $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

I had a dream again the other night... Sex, love, and identity: the life of one trans woman. Created by Michelle Raine and Alexis Milligan It's A Girl! is a 60min performance piece created to engage public conversations about trans identity, and to provide opportunities for discussions about the new language of gender identity emerging in our society. *Content warning: Discussions about gender, transphobia, mental illness, assault, harassment, and marshmallows. Marshmallows everywhere

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It’s A Girl!

May 5 | 6:00 pm7:00 pm | $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

I had a dream again the other night... Sex, love, and identity: the life of one trans woman. Created by Michelle Raine and Alexis Milligan It's A Girl! is a 60min performance piece created to engage public conversations about trans identity, and to provide opportunities for discussions about the new language of gender identity emerging in our society. *Content warning: Discussions about gender, transphobia, mental illness, assault, harassment, and marshmallows. Marshmallows everywhere

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Heavy

May 5 | 8:00 pm9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 5, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on May 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

| $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Gain 100 pounds, then lose that 100 pounds in six months. Body shaming, self loathing, eating disorders, and parenting as an obese Dad are part of his fight on the journey to self love, body positivity, and becoming a superhero Dad. Credits: Written/ Performed by Taylor Olson Directed by Sansom Marchand Bio: Taylor Olson: Since finishing the Dalhousie Acting Program in 2014, Taylor has worked locally on film and stage. He is one half of Afro Viking Pictures and part…

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Heavy

May 6 | 4:00 pm5:30 pm | $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Gain 100 pounds, then lose that 100 pounds in six months. Body shaming, self loathing, eating disorders, and parenting as an obese Dad are part of his fight on the journey to self love, body positivity, and becoming a superhero Dad. Credits: Written/ Performed by Taylor Olson Directed by Sansom Marchand Bio: Taylor Olson: Since finishing the Dalhousie Acting Program in 2014, Taylor has worked locally on film and stage. He is one half of Afro Viking Pictures and part…

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It’s A Girl!

May 6 | 6:30 pm7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 5, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on May 6, 2018 at 6:30pm

| $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

I had a dream again the other night... Sex, love, and identity: the life of one trans woman. Created by Michelle Raine and Alexis Milligan It's A Girl! is a 60min performance piece created to engage public conversations about trans identity, and to provide opportunities for discussions about the new language of gender identity emerging in our society. *Content warning: Discussions about gender, transphobia, mental illness, assault, harassment, and marshmallows. Marshmallows everywhere

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