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Halifax, NS Canada
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April 2016

Performing Arts Workers

April 28, 2016 | 11:00 amMay 12, 2016 | 4:00 pm | Free
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A series of portraits by Zach Faye The first presentation of an ongoing photo series. The project documents the local arts community, celebrates the individual artists, and acknowledges the continuing contributions of invaluable arts workers. Visiting Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am to 4pm, or during evenings before and after showtime. Presented in the lobby gallery of the Bus Stop Theatre Coop. Send us a message if you would like to arrange a visit with the artist! mayworkshalifax@gmail.com  

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Making Out With Marx: A Philosophile’s Orgy

April 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until April 30, 2016

| $15
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented by DaPoPo Theatre If Karl were here today, he'd be celebrating May Day in true birthday fashion… that's right, in his birthday suit! To share in the soft, as well as the harder feelings we have for him, we invite you, Beloved Guest, to the boudoir as we approach this special day. We've lit the candles, lowered the blinds, and gathered together some of Marx's most affectionate company to revel in revolutionary love, and make out with Marx. Cast:…

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Making Out With Marx: A Philosophile’s Orgy

April 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until April 30, 2016

| $15
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented by DaPoPo Theatre If Karl were here today, he'd be celebrating May Day in true birthday fashion… that's right, in his birthday suit! To share in the soft, as well as the harder feelings we have for him, we invite you, Beloved Guest, to the boudoir as we approach this special day. We've lit the candles, lowered the blinds, and gathered together some of Marx's most affectionate company to revel in revolutionary love, and make out with Marx. Cast:…

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Making Out With Marx: A Philosophile’s Orgy

April 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until April 30, 2016

| $15
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented by DaPoPo Theatre If Karl were here today, he'd be celebrating May Day in true birthday fashion… that's right, in his birthday suit! To share in the soft, as well as the harder feelings we have for him, we invite you, Beloved Guest, to the boudoir as we approach this special day. We've lit the candles, lowered the blinds, and gathered together some of Marx's most affectionate company to revel in revolutionary love, and make out with Marx. Cast:…

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May 2016

Shout Out From the Inside: Life Story Monologues

May 2, 2016 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm | $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented by the In My Own Voice Arts Association (iMOVe) A theatrical presentation of life story monologues created in collaboration with In My Own Voice (iMOVe) Arts Association, actor Jacob Sampson and former Halifax poet laureate El Jones. Through collaborative mentorship, inmates and former inmates will perform music, spoken word, personal monologues and theatre to communicate how who they have been has shaped who they have become and the struggles they face along their path towards their future selves. Performers…

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Shout Out From the Inside: Life Story Monologues

May 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm8:30 pm | $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented by the In My Own Voice Arts Association (iMOVe) A theatrical presentation of life story monologues created in collaboration with In My Own Voice (iMOVe) Arts Association, actor Jacob Sampson and former Halifax poet laureate El Jones. Through collaborative mentorship, inmates and former inmates will perform music, spoken word, personal monologues and theatre to communicate how who they have been has shaped who they have become and the struggles they face along their path towards their future selves. Performers…

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Fortune and Men’s Eyes: a staged reading presented by Queer Acts

May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm9:00 pm | $5
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Presented Queer Acts How do we confront important but dated pieces from the queer theatre cannon? Queer Acts will host a staged reading of the classic play Fortune and Men's Eyes, debating its importance in the history of queer theatre, and asking the question: is this script still relevant? Written in 1967, Fortune and Men’s Eyes was a groundbreaking piece examining themes of homosexuality and sex slavery. It shocked audiences and critics, and has gone on to be an essential, and…

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January 2017

Canadian Labour International Film Festival

January 30, 2017 | 7:30 pm9:00 pm
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Mayworks Halifax in partnership with CLiFF and the Bus Stop Theatre Coop presents a series of 9 short films about work and those who do it. A Living Wage 2017 Mayworks Halifax Program Launch! This event will also serve as an announcement platform for the 2017 Mayworks Halifax Festival lineup! Join us to hear first what will be on the program to celebrate this year's May Day. About the Canadian LABOUR International Film Festival CLiFF is a national film festival…

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May 2017

Spring Break From Capitalism

May 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm | Free
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A Reception for the Common Good Join us after the International Worker's Day Rally & March for a mini Spring Break From Capitalism at our all-inclusive resort at the Bus Stop Theatre. Free from pesky bosses micromanaging your workflow and making inappropriate remarks, a micro-vacation with us will offer you time for a little much needed R&R&R&R (rest and relaxation and resistance and revolution). Your massive student debts and monthly car payments will disappear (from view at least), giving you…

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Untitled (Applying Joint Compound)

May 2, 2017 | 7:00 pm7:15 pm | Free
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Video installation / performance by Michael Di Risio Untitled (Applying Joint Compound) (2016) is a video-installation and performance that attempts to make visible the labour involved in maintaining public spaces. Though often unseen and undervalued, maintenance work is a fundamental component of the production of social space, in turn supporting other forms of collective work and cultural production. Through a reflection on the nuances of this work, the viewer is invited to consider what is involved in the production of…

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The View From Her(e)

May 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 9, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 10, 2017 at 7:30pm

| $10 - $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Dance Piece by Liliona Quarmyne Choreographed by Liliona Quarmyne Featuring Liliona Quarmyne, Jacinte Armstrong & Sarah Rozee Is it possible to maintain the abstraction of contemporary art and still share a clear message? Or does one have to be compromised for the other? Choreographer Liliona Quarmyne is deeply curious about pushing the boundaries between art and activism, and about the give and take between the two. In The View from Her(e), the audience will join her and dancers…

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The View From Her(e)

May 3, 2017 | 7:30 pm8:30 pm
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One event on May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 9, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 10, 2017 at 7:30pm

| $10 - $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Dance Piece by Liliona Quarmyne Choreographed by Liliona Quarmyne Featuring Liliona Quarmyne, Jacinte Armstrong & Sarah Rozee Is it possible to maintain the abstraction of contemporary art and still share a clear message? Or does one have to be compromised for the other? Choreographer Liliona Quarmyne is deeply curious about pushing the boundaries between art and activism, and about the give and take between the two. In The View from Her(e), the audience will join her and dancers…

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New Waterford Boy – A Ceilidh

May 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2017

| $15
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Play by Richie Wilcox Featuring Richie Wilcox, Aaron Collier, Lynn MacIntyre, Sarah Richardson and Brian Talbot This is a tribute to the Cape Breton man I never was and never will be. This is a tribute to Cape Bretoners who have the songs of miners and fisherman embedded into their hearts and souls whether they have set foot in a mine, or cast a net, or not. This is a night of storytelling to pay respect to the…

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I Was There

May 5, 2017May 10, 2017 | Free
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

An Audiovisual installation by Katie Toth and Mary-Dan Johnston It goes like this: the bank closes, along with the grocery, then the laundromat, the club, the pub, the corner store where we bought popsicles and cartons of milk. The schools crumbled and were consolidated. Now, standing on the same spot where I bought my first vodka cran, underage, there is thick gravel where years ago I felt linoleum, softer, sticking to the sole of my shoe. The geography remains the…

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New Waterford Boy – A Ceilidh

May 5, 2017 | 7:00 pm9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2017

| $15
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Play by Richie Wilcox Featuring Richie Wilcox, Aaron Collier, Lynn MacIntyre, Sarah Richardson and Brian Talbot This is a tribute to the Cape Breton man I never was and never will be. This is a tribute to Cape Bretoners who have the songs of miners and fisherman embedded into their hearts and souls whether they have set foot in a mine, or cast a net, or not. This is a night of storytelling to pay respect to the…

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Mug

May 6, 2017 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm | $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Play by In My Own Voice (iMOVe) Arts Association Mug revolves around the Mug Shots of three formerly incarcerated people – photographs that span collectively almost 30 years of being in conflict with oneself and the Justice System. When a photograph is captured we often refer to it as ‘taking’ the photograph. This process of taking is encapsulated by the taking of the mug shot. However, when a person is convicted of committing an offence, the process of…

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Mug

May 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm3:00 pm | $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Play by In My Own Voice (iMOVe) Arts Association Mug revolves around the Mug Shots of three formerly incarcerated people – photographs that span collectively almost 30 years of being in conflict with oneself and the Justice System. When a photograph is captured we often refer to it as ‘taking’ the photograph. This process of taking is encapsulated by the taking of the mug shot. However, when a person is convicted of committing an offence, the process of…

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Mug

May 7, 2017 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm | $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Play by In My Own Voice (iMOVe) Arts Association Mug revolves around the Mug Shots of three formerly incarcerated people – photographs that span collectively almost 30 years of being in conflict with oneself and the Justice System. When a photograph is captured we often refer to it as ‘taking’ the photograph. This process of taking is encapsulated by the taking of the mug shot. However, when a person is convicted of committing an offence, the process of…

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The View From Her(e)

May 9, 2017 | 7:30 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 9, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 10, 2017 at 7:30pm

| $10 - $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Dance Piece by Liliona Quarmyne Choreographed by Liliona Quarmyne Featuring Liliona Quarmyne, Jacinte Armstrong & Sarah Rozee Is it possible to maintain the abstraction of contemporary art and still share a clear message? Or does one have to be compromised for the other? Choreographer Liliona Quarmyne is deeply curious about pushing the boundaries between art and activism, and about the give and take between the two. In The View from Her(e), the audience will join her and dancers…

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The View From Her(e)

May 10, 2017 | 7:30 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 2, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 9, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on May 10, 2017 at 7:30pm

| $10 - $20
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

A New Dance Piece by Liliona Quarmyne Choreographed by Liliona Quarmyne Featuring Liliona Quarmyne, Jacinte Armstrong & Sarah Rozee Is it possible to maintain the abstraction of contemporary art and still share a clear message? Or does one have to be compromised for the other? Choreographer Liliona Quarmyne is deeply curious about pushing the boundaries between art and activism, and about the give and take between the two. In The View from Her(e), the audience will join her and dancers…

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November 2017

Canadian Labour International Film Festival

November 7, 2017 | 7:00 pm8:00 pm
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

Mayworks Halifax presents CLIFF 2017 CLiFF is Canada's national labour film festival which takes place in November in locations across Canada. Selected films celebrate workers from around the world and shed light on issues that affect us all. Admission by donation - PWYC! FREE Popcorn! SCREENED TWICE OVER TWO NIGHTS Monday, November 6th NS Federation of Labour 2017 Convention Marriott Harbourfront Hotel (1919 Upper Water St.) Tuesday, November 7th The Bus Stop Theare Co-op (2203 Gottingen St.) TWO FILM PROGRAMS…

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