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Into The Woods

Tuesday September 9, 2014 – Sunday October 5, 2014

How far would you go for your happily ever after? Follow Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (of the beanstalk fame), a baker and his wife as they take a journey into the woods to find their happiness. It’s a magical, bewildering place full wonders and fears. Come into the woods with us where a witch, a wolf and a mysterious stranger entangle familiar fairy tale characters to create a new story of self-discovery. Wishes come true here, but at a price. Even storybook characters must face the music – of which there is plenty – in this multiple Tony Award–winning tale.

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2015 Program Launch Event

Monday September 29, 2014 at 11:00am – 1:00pm

After what is turning out to be a successful third year for Local Connections Halifax, we will be launching our entire 2015 magazine and events program, giving insights on what to expect moving forward, and how we are taking our product offering to the next level.

If you are an advertiser with a quality local product or service, or a media buyer for quality accounts, you won't want to miss this event. And you'll also want to leave your brown bag at home, as we will be feeding you delightfully local things, not to mention whetting your whistle with wonderfully crafted local beer and wine.

Please note: Venue will not be disclosed publicly, but it will be in Downtown Halifax.

If you'd like to attend, email: magazine@localconnections.ca

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Mending Fences

Tuesday October 21, 2014 – Sunday November 9, 2014

A touching story mixed with Norm Foster’s signature comic wit.
A comic drama from one of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights that is as funny as it is touching. Harry Sullivan hasn’t seen his son, Drew, in thirteen years. Then one day Drew announces that he’s coming to visit his father at his rundown Saskatchewan ranch. His motives for the homecoming aren’t clear, nor are Harry’s feeling about his son – who is now all grown up. A story about repairing broken relationships, with no shortage of laughs, this drama will pull at your heartstrings and tickle your funny bone!

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Billy Bishop Goes to War

Tuesday November 4, 2014 – Sunday November 23, 2014

This classic Canadian musical captures the life of legendary WWI fighter pilot Billy Bishop. Follow one Canada’s greatest flying aces down into the trenches, up to the skies and inside the human spirit as he attempts to reconcile the joys of flying with the horrors of war. Capturing the humor and the hellfire of an extraordinary career, this powerful musical teaches us about the life of a lively and inspiring war hero. Canadian history has rarely sung with such force.

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Devour! The Food Film Fest

Wednesday November 12, 2014 – Sunday November 16, 2014

This November join us in Wolfville, Nova Scotia for five jam-packed days of film, food and wine. We will be serving up the latest from the world of culinary cinema, paired with wine tours, tastings, pop-ups, and industry sessions. Not to mention the fabulous gala dinners featuring renowned chefs celebrating the very best of local and international food and wine. DevourFest. Eat it up!

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A Christmas Story

Tuesday November 25, 2014 – Wednesday November 25, 2015

This holiday classic follows ten-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his parents, his teacher and even the big man, Santa Claus himself. The response? “No, you’ll shoot your eye out!” Featuring all of the elements from the beloved film including a pink bunny suit, a triple-dog-dare to lick a frozen pole and the infamous leg lamp. This nostalgic look at a bygone era is perfect holiday treat for the entire family!

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The 39 Steps

Tuesday January 20, 2015 – Sunday February 15, 2015

Hitchcock meets hilarious in this comedy thriller based on the 1935 classic espionage movie. Follow the incredible adventures of handsome hero Richard Hannay as he encounters devious murders, double crossing secret agents and devastatingly beautiful women. This suspenseful whodunit is brought to life by four fearless actors, playing 130 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced silliness!

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What A Young Wife Ought To Know

Tuesday January 27, 2015 – Sunday February 8, 2015

Before my sister died, she cursed me, she said: 'Jonny's a twelve-dollar-man and if you marry him it'll be misery.' I’m trying to prove her wrong but I’m starting to despair. I'm starting to think that love is just a strange sort of madness that makes the future go dark, so you don’t think of how all the babies are to be fed on twelve dollars and twenty-five weekly.

Set in 1920s Canada, What a Young Wife Ought to Know tells the story of Sophie, a young working-class wife who has a lot to learn about love, sex, and birth control.