Entertainment

Theater in Wolfville & Grand Pré

Acadia Cinema's Al Whittle Theatre

Operated by the volunteer-run Acadia Cinema Co-op, this fabulous historic building, a Wolfville cultural icon, functions as a multipurpose cinema, theater and performance space. Check the website for regular events …
Live Performance in Pictou

deCoste Centre

Opposite the waterfront, this impressive performing arts center stages a range of live shows. Experience some top-notch Scottish music during a summer series of ceilidhs (kay-lees; adult/child $15/7). Check the webs…
Theater in Parrsboro

Ship's Company Theatre

This innovative theater company performs new Canadian and Maritime works 'on board' the MV Kipawo, the last of the Minas Basin ferries, now integrated into a new theater. There's high-quality theater for kids, impro…
Live Music in Halifax

Seahorse Tavern

This joint hosts the events that attract the crowds who are actually cool (and not just faux-cool). Punk, indie, metal, funk, Motown, soul…and monthly themed dance parties. Check the website for what's on and when.
Theater in Halifax

Shakespeare by the Sea

Fine performances of the Bard's works at the Cambridge Battery, an old fortification in the middle of Point Pleasant Park. Another reason to love Halifax! Check the website for a map and details.
Stadium in Halifax

Scotiabank Centre

Halifax's premier multipurpose indoor arena is smack-bang in the heart of downtown. The biggest matches, games and concerts to come to town are held here.
Live Music in Halifax

Bearly's House of Blues & Ribs

The best blues musicians in Atlantic Canada play here at incredibly low cover charges. Wednesday karaoke nights draw a crowd and some fine singers.
Theater in Halifax

Neptune Theatre

This downtown theater presents musicals and well-known plays on its main stage (from $35) and edgier stuff in the studio (from $15).
Theater in Sydney

Savoy Theatre

Six kilometres from Sydney, Glace Bay's grand 1920 Savoy Theatre is the region's premier entertainment venue.
Theater in Annapolis Royal

King's Theatre

Right on the waterfront, this nonprofit theater presents musicals, dramas and concerts most evenings in July and August, and occasionally during the rest of the year. Hollywood films are screened on most weekends an…