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Year: 2016

HOLD FAST 2016 Full Schedule


  EVENTS HOLD FAST Festival Launch St. John’s premier of Bugs, a film by Life of a Craphead Quidi Vidi Brewery, 35 Barrows Rd Thursday, August 18th, 8-11:30pm Bugs screening at 9pm Minors allowed until 10pm Sponsored by Quidi Vidi Brewery Free entry + cash bar HOLD FAST sets sail just after sunset at Quidi… Read More



August 18 – 21 2016 St. John’s, NL    Welcome to HOLD FAST 2016 St. John’s is a special place to host a contemporary art festival. Our city is ragged, rugged, on an island far away. Yet, nestled in the harbour, with bold art horizons in view, HOLD FAST celebrates our unique location with thoughtful… Read More

David Tuck Parade and Planting


David Tuck Parade and Planting Saturday July 2 at 11am Meet at Eastern Edge Gallery (72 Harbour Dr.) Procession will by led by the illustrious Wiener Shaman Free. All Welcome. As part of March 2016 exhibition David Tuck: friends and ashes, the Wiener Shaman (Sara Tilley), with clown friends Vanessa Cardoso Whelan and Bernardine Stapleton,… Read More

Hazel Eckert | Picture Catalogue


Opening reception: Saturday June 18 7-10 pm June 18 – July 6 Picture Catalogue is an ongoing series of collage works that explore modes of intuition, chance encounter and tension in the collage process. Images from archival and current magazine spreads are removed from their original context and are recombined along the seam of my sketchbook… Read More

On Folklore: public talk w/ Marissa Largo and Dale Jarvis

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St. John’s based author, storyteller and folklorist Dale Jarvis joins visiting scholar and writer Marissa Largo for a public talk in conjunction with MIRROR/MOTHER (fragments) exhibition Wednesday June 29 7-9pm Eastern Edge Gallery Free. All welcome. Folklore Reimagined: The Supernatural in Marigold Santos’ Art and the Limits of Modernity Marissa Largo is an educator, artist,… Read More