Top 6: Our favourite events

Fin Atlantic International Film Festival returns from Sept. 15 to 22. Photo: Submitted

Music, film, theatre, and more — discover autumn’s can’t-miss events 

Fin Atlantic International Film Festival 
Sept. 15 to 22
Back for its 42nd year, Fin began as a tiny grassroots festival, and still thrives on those roots in the local film industry, bringing together rising stars, established talents, and international names. Programming includes fiction, documentaries, and animation.

Angela Hewitt 
Oct. 30, Dalhousie Arts Centre 
This is a mandatory concert for classical purists! Ottawa native Angela Hewitt is one of the most respected pianists in the genre, with her performances of Bach establishing her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters. For this ambitious Cecilia Concerts performance, the Grammy Award-winner, whose performances of Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters, performs the master’s most daunting and beloved keyboard work: the Goldberg Variations.

Stan Douglas: Revealing Narratives 
Continuing through Nov. 6, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
For over 30 years, artist Stan Douglas has devoted his work to the investigation of the image: the technology, their aesthetic languages, and their dynamics of power. Through photo, film and video installations, TV, theatre, mobile applications, and digital media, he delves into pivotal moments in history. See his exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  

Misery 
Oct. 14 to Nov. 6, Neptune Theatre
Things were going pretty well for romance novelist Paul Sheldon, until a car crash left him in the care of his “Number One Fan.” Now, he needs to resurrect her favourite character and write as if his life depends on it. Based on the novel by Stephen King.

Things were going pretty well for romance novelist Paul Sheldon, until a car crash left him in the care of his “Number One Fan.” Now, he needs to resurrect her favourite character and write as if his life depends on it. Based on 

Trevor Noah 
Sept. 24, Scotiabank Centre
The acclaimed South African comic and host of the Daily Show brings his Back to Abnormal world tour to Scotiabank Centre for one night only. Sharp and incisive, Noah is the author of the New York Times bestseller Born a Crime: Stories from a South Africa Childhood.

The acclaimed South African comic and host of the Daily Show brings his Back to Abnormal world tour to Scotiabank Centre for one night only. Sharp and incisive, Noah is the author of the New York Times bestseller Born a Crime: Stories from a South Africa Childhood. ticketatlantic.com 

David Myles 
Sept. 30 to Oct. 1, Dalhousie Arts Centre
David Myles’s previous collaborations with Symphony Nova Scotia have been huge, in-demand, sold-out sensations, and expect no different this time, as he blends beloved favourites with brand-new orchestral arrangements from his latest albums.  

David Myles’s previous collaborations with Symphony Nova Scotia have been huge, in-demand, sold-out sensations, and expect no different this time, as he blends beloved favourites with brand-new orchestral arrangements from his latest albums. symphonynovascotia.ca 

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