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Feb
3
Mon
FRIDA: Viva La Vida
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm

The film highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit:

on one side the revolutionary, pioneering artist of contemporary feminism and on the other, the human being, victim of her tortured body and a tormented relationship. With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the artist will be revealed, by pursuing a common thread consisting of Frida’s own words: letters, diaries and private confessions. The film alternates interviews, with original documents, captivating reconstructions and Frida Kahlo’s own paintings, kept in some of the most amazing museums in Mexico.

Directed by Giovanni Troilo

Running time: 130 minutes

Tickets: $12 Adult, $6 Youth.

$30 for all three in Reel Art 2020 series at King’s Theatre, deadline January 7, 2020.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

 

Feb
7
Fri
1917
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm
Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Spectre, Skyfall) brings his World War I epic, 1917, to DreamWorks Pictures. Mendes, who wrote the original script with Krysty Wilson-Cairns, directed and produced the film, while Pippa Harris–his partner at Neal Street Productions– also produced along with Jayne-Ann Tenggren and Callum McDougall. George McKay (Captain Fantastic) and Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones) star, along with Benedict Cumberbatch. 1917 marks a reunion for Mendes and the Steven Spielberg-led company. The British director made his first feature, the Oscar-winning American Beauty, under the DreamWorks label, followed by two other productions–Road to Perdition and Revolutionary Road.

 

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community movie partners Annapolis Home Hardware and Tripp’s Gallery.

Feb
9
Sun
THE BHANGRA BOYS
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of Film, Music and Live dancing with Halifax’s beloved viral dance sensations, the Bhangra Boys! Watch Behind the Bhangra Boys, a new documentary film inspired by their joyous approach to activism, created by local filmmaker and photographer Nance Ackerman in collaboration with the Maritime Bhangra Group.  Then experience the Bhangra Boys live on stage. Wear your sneakers and join them for a one-of-a-kind live dance experience! Nance Ackerman and three of the Bhangra Boys will be present. This is an ADMISSION BY DONATION event. Proceeds will be donated to support local action on Climate Change.

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Feb
10
Mon
BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING (Reel Art at ARTsPLACE)
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm

Location: ARTsPLACE

Beauty Is Embarrassing : The Wayne White Story

Beauty Is Embarrassing is a funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America’s most important artists, Wayne White.

Raised in the mountains of Tennessee, Wayne White started his career as a cartoonist in New York City. He quickly found success as one of the creators of the TV show, Pee-wee’s Playhouse, which led to more work designing some of the most arresting and iconic images in pop culture. Most recently, his word paintings, which feature pithy and often sarcastic text statements crafted onto vintage landscape paintings, have made him a darling of the fine art world.

Beauty Is Embarrassing chronicles the vaulted highs and the crushing lows of a commercial artist struggling to find peace and balance between his work and his art. Acting as his own narrator, Wayne guides us through his life using moments from his latest creation: a hilarious, biographical one-man show. The pieces are drawn from performances at venues in Tennessee, New York and Los Angeles including the famous Roseland Ballroom and the Largo Theater.

Whether he’s parading a twenty foot tall puppet through the Tennessee hillside, romping around the Hollywood Hills dressed in his LBJ puppet suit, relaxing in his studio pickin’ his banjo, or watching his children grow up much too soon, Wayne White always seems to have a youthful grin and a desperate drive to create art and objects. It is an infectious quality that will inspire everyone to find their pleasure in life and pursue it at all costs.

At its core, Beauty Is Embarrassing is a reminder that we should all follow our passion. It is those creative impulses that will lead us to where we need to go.

88 min
Admission by donation

Feb
16
Sun
PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm

A high-energy ensemble, the Proteus Saxophone Quartet was originally formed in Paris in 2011. The members are united through their combined curiosity and love for exploring chamber music specifically written for the saxophone quartet. With a strong presence across Canada, they strive to share their music with audiences and communities through performances, masterclasses and workshops with students and the public.

 

 

 

 

Tommy Davis currently lives in Montreal, where he is active in the improvised
music scene, as well as working with many different ensembles and a growing teaching studio. Holly DeCaigny divides her time between Edmonton, Alberta, where she will be pursuing a DMA in saxophone performance, and Calgary, where she is an active freelance musician and teacher. Mark Michalak lives in Calgary, Alberta. He teaches a diverse studio of students from beginners to University level, as well as being an active music teacher in the school boards as a clinician and a substitute teacher. Michael Morimoto lives in Vancouver, BC, where he has a successful career as a music instrument repair technician and freelance musician.

Their repertoire ranges from the familiar Bach and Piazzolla to new music written especially for the ensemble by Canadian composers, and lots more in between.

  • Member: $22.61 HST = $26
  • General: $27.83 + HST = $30
  • Youth: $6.96 + HST = $8

 

 

FREE WORKSHOP:

Attention all Musicians!! You are invite to a FREE Workshop on Monday February 17 at 2:00pm on the King’s Theatre Stage with the PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET. Join this illustrious ensemble of professional musicians for a workshop where you’ll get to fine tune the art of playing together and learn tips from the pros. This workshop is FREE, but please pre-register with the King’s Theatre Box Office so we can plan accordingly. And a special bonus, workshop participants will be eligible for a special 2 for 1 ticket deal for the Proteus Ensemble’s concert at King’s on Sunday February 16!!

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Feb
17
Mon
PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET – Free Workshop
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm

Attention all Musicians!! You are invite to a FREE Workshop on Monday February 17 at 2:00pm on the King’s Theatre Stage with the PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET. Join this illustrious ensemble of professional musicians for a workshop where you’ll get to fine tune the art of playing together and learn tips from the pros.

This workshop is FREE, but please pre-register with the King’s Theatre Box Office so we can plan accordingly. And a special bonus, workshop participants will be eligible for a special 2 for 1 ticket deal for the Proteus Ensemble’s concert at King’s on Sunday February 16!!

Give us a call at 902-532-7704 or email boxoffice@kingstheatre.ca

For more about the Concert click here.

For more about the PROTEUS SAXOPHONE QUARTET click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
18
Tue
THE FAREWELL
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm

Golden Globe winner for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Directed by Lulu Wang
  • Principal Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin

Lulu Wang’s The Farewell is an inter generational family drama that is at once celebratory, heart-wrenching, and life-affirming. The film, which is based on true events, follows a young Chinese American woman named Billi (Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians) as she travels back to China to visit her dying grandmother.

Billi’s family has decided to spare their beloved matriarch the news of her terminal diagnosis so as not to darken what time she has left. In order for everyone to have a chance to say goodbye without tipping her off that the end is near, they orchestrate an elaborate excuse to reunite in the form of a fake wedding. Though cultures clash and family conflict ensues, the story is told with warmth and charm.

Awkwafina is dazzling as the quick-witted and empathetic Billi; she is supported by a remarkable cast that includes Tzi Ma (Meditation Park, Arrival) as her father and Diana Lin (Australia Day) as her mother. Little by little, we realize that this story is not only about Billi saying goodbye to her grandmother, but also about her reconnecting with a country and extended family that she left behind at a young age.

By the time The Farewell hands us its final gift — well, I wished I had a grandma to call. It’s a film that pulls off a quiet miracle: it breaks your heart, and leaves you happy.”  — The Seattle Times

USA, 2019 English, Mandarin w/ English subtitles 98 minutes

 

 

Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

FilmBuffs save $1 and enjoy free popcorn!

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community partners Kew Home, Bailey House B&B, Bridgetown Watch & Clock Repair, and Oakhaven Bike Barn/Joy Elliott Landscape Architectural Design.

Feb
21
Fri
BLACK PANTHER
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

FREE MOVIE IN CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Black Panther is a gorgeous, groundbreaking celebration of black culture

Marvel’s Black Panther is a cultural phenomenon, a historic box office success that’s brought in rave reviews and sparked conversation all over social media and traditional media alike. There are no signs of the excitement abating, either, as the conversation about the film has evolved from discussions about the importance of representation into something grander: a rather groundbreaking celebration of black culture.

With an all-star collection of majority black talent both in front of and behind the camera, Black Panther, under the direction of Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed), is about more than the latest superhero’s journey; it’s also about black culture’s journey, and it points toward a future where it could be the culture. It acknowledges and celebrates everything from traditional African society to African-American political debates, from the power and beauty of black women to the preservation of identity, all within the lush confines of the fictional African nation of Wakanda.

All told, Black Panther’s greatest legacy may not be what it’s done for Marvel, Hollywood, or box office records, but what it’s done for the culture. In Wakanda, which offers much to marvel at for audiences of all backgrounds, black viewers in particular have found a cultural oasis that feels like nothing we’ve seen before. — Vox

Admission: FREE FOR ALL

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

 

 

 

Thank you to our community movie partners Annapolis Home Hardware and Tripp’s Gallery.

Feb
23
Sun
SMALL ISLAND – National Theatre
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm

FIVE STARS “One of the most important plays of the year. Superb production. Outstanding performances. Andrea Levy’s epic makes momentous theatre.” – the Guardian

FIVE STARS Extraordinary. Charming performances. Spectacular adaptation of Andrea Levy’s Windrush novel. – Observer

FIVE STARS Epic and inspiring. Exceptional performances.”  – DailyTepegraph

Andrea Levy’s epic, Orange Prize-winning novel bursts to new life on the Olivier stage. A company of 40 tells a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.

Adapted for the stage by Helen EdmundsonSmall Island follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

Running Time: Approx. 3hrs

 

 

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

  • Member: $13.91 + HST = $16
  • General: $17.39 + HST = $20
  • Youth: $6.96 + HST = $8

Click here to see a PDF of the Seating plan. Let us know your preferred seat and we will secure the closest available option. Tickets will be held at the Box Office for pick up.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SERIES SPONSOR!

 

 

 

Online ticket sales for this event are closed.

Feb
28
Fri
JUST MERCY
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm

Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson star in the powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan), who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian (Foxx), a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights tirelessly for Walter with the system stacked against them. From director Destin Daniel Cretton, based on the book by Stevenson.

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence. In the years that follow, Stevenson encounters racism and legal and political maneuverings as he tirelessly fights for McMillian’s life.

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Tickets: $11 Adult, $10 with Film Buff Card, $8 Youth.

All prices include HST.

Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. General admission seating, tickets at the door.

Thank you to our community movie partners Annapolis Home Hardware and Tripp’s Gallery.