5 Things to Do This Week: Oct. 15-21

Peter Willie Youngtree
Youngtree and the Blooms
Get out of the house this week, you've earned it.

St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival
Wednesday – Sunday
Various Events at Different Times & Places

The best week for film geeks is upon us. Features, shorts, movies you may never get to see anywhere but here, amazing panels and workshops. This is 5 days of well-curated events that kicks off with a screening of the latest much-buzzed movie out of NL, and it doesn’t let up until its over. Check out  their website for the full schedule and more details on the festival.

St. John’s Queer Market
Monday (4:30-7:30)
@ St. John’s Community Market (245 Freshwater Road)

Check out the first ever Queer Market. It’ll showcase 33 local LGTBQ vendors slinging clothing, crafts, and more. Admission is free, and there will be be local queer performers busking, so bring some change for them. There will also be a table provided for a clothing swap: you can drop off or take stuff for free. Stick around at the end for a set from the Queer Songbook Orchestra.

Star in a Music Video! / Free Concert
Tuesday (8-10pm)
@ Rocket Room (Water Street)

Peter Willie Youngtree & the Blooms are  recording some live videos and putting out the call that “WE NEED YOU to be the audience!” In exchange, it’s a free show.  The recordings will be used to promote Youngtree and The Blooms internationally. Videographer Tom Cochrane will be filming. Doors at 7:45. Music at 8pm. Note: This is a dry event.

A Taste of Africa
Wednesday (6:30-8:30)
@ St. Mark’s Anglican Church (Logy Bay Road)
 

Enjoy an African Dinner catered by the African Women’s Group. The menu will consist of a selection of food from West Africa, Sierra Leonne, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Congo. Tickets are $25, and available via 726-3213 or st.marks@nf.aibn.com. No take-outs.

The Once, Live
Saturday (7:30-10:30)
@ Arts & Culture Centre St. John’s
 

Newfoundland’s musical darlings The Once are heading out on a 2-month, cross-country tour, but not before clewing up a 6-stop tour of the province Saturday night at the Arts & Culture centre in St. John’s. The tour is in promotion of the new, critically acclaimed album, Time Enough.

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