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Turbine Showcase 2009

4 Nov



Mon at 10:58pm

Turbine has scheduled the 9th annual Atlantic Showcase of fall fashion, jewellery, and leather handbags, all designed by Canadian fashion designer, Lisa Drader-Murphy, for 7:00 pm, Friday November 6th at the World Trade Convention Centre, Halifax Nova Scotia.

CTV’s Liz Rigney will host the evening presenting a live performance by Mary Stewart and her band, canapés, silent auction, a shopping party, and of course the unveiling of 300+ new pieces from Turbine’s Fall Collections.

Additional highlights include a look at the recent works of special guest, Louanna Murphy, the winner of “Off The Cuff”, Argyle Fine Art’s fashion design competition for which Lisa served as a judge. As well, celebrity guest models including award winning journalist, Eleanor Beaton and Barb Stegemann, author of 7 Virtues of a Philosopher Queen, will grace our runway.

The net proceeds from ticket sales and all proceeds from a silent Auction of Regional fine art and craft at this annual event are donated to various women’s charities via The Turbine Fund and this year we are pleased to benefit SHYM; Supportive Housing for Young Mothers.

Tickets are $50 each and a limited number of tables seating 8 are available. Ask us about corporate incentives and advertising opportunities.

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Turbine Boutique at 1475 Lower Water Street at Bishop’s Landing, by calling 902.429.0986, or by emailing Julie at To request a MEDIA PASS, please email Last year we sold out early so don’t hesitate to purchase or reserve your tickets today!


Nocturne Art At Night 2009

14 Oct

n20752711021_3538 Nocturne: Art at Night is a festival bringing art and energy to the streets of Halifax between 6:00 p.m. and midnight on Saturday, October 17th, 2009. The completely free, second annual event showcases and celebrates the exciting arts scene in Halifax.

The Nocturne programme, map, bus, and walking tours guide residents and visitors alike to a variety of exhibitions in galleries and public spaces throughout the city. The signature event, designed and planned by volunteers within the community, is an opportunity for everyone to experience the art of Halifax – in a whole new light.

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Halifax, NS

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Programs are now available as a PDF download on the website and hitting Halifax this week!

32 Galleries, 39 Independent Projects + 6 Spotlights = a lot to see on Oct. 17th.

Don’t forget to rsvp to Nocturne 2009 – our event page also has links to some of the exhibitions and performances for the night.