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The Spring Tide Circle is coming up!

The Spring Tide Circle

The Spring Tide Circle celebrates the time of the full moon and new moon where the tides are at their most extreme. The Spring Tide ‘springs forth’ and brings a rush of energy and that is exactly what this show is meant to do!

The Spring Tide Circle is a songwriter’s circle and a writer’s circle combined. This unique performance will feature four artists performing their own work as well as showcase special collaborations between the artists formed specifically for this show.

Tickets are available for both live and digital experiences.

Tanya Davis

Tanya Davis is an interdisciplinary artist based in Epekwitk/Prince Edward Island. Since releasing her first album in 2006, she’s been working primarily in music and literary performance and occasionally in theatre, audio art, and film. She is a past Poet Laureate of Halifax, NS, and collaborates frequently with other artists and organizations.

Tanya has released 4 records and two books, including a hardcover published by HarperCollins of the widely popular videopoem How to be Alone, a collaboration with filmmaker Andrea Dorfman. She starred in and co-scored the film Heartbeat in 2014, which premiered at TIFF and won the award for best original soundtrack at the Atlantic Film Festival, and was the Artist-in-Residence at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine in 2016.

The Spring Tide Circle

The Spring Tide Circle is a songwriter’s circle and a writer’s circle combined. This special event features internationally renowned guitarist Don Ross, award-winning novelist and spoken word artist Andre Fenton, the inimitable violinist and vocalist Jacques Mindreau and Halifax’s past poet-laureate Tanya Davis.

The Spring Tide Circle

The Spring Tide Circle is a songwriter’s circle and a writer’s circle combined. This special event features internationally renowned guitarist Don Ross, award-winning novelist and spoken word artist Andre Fenton, the inimitable violinist and vocalist Jacques Mindreau and Halifax’s past poet-laureate Tanya Davis.

Andre Fenton

Andre Fenton is an award-winning African Nova Scotian author, spoken-word artist, and arts educator who has represented Halifax at seven national poetry festivals across Canada. He was the 2015 recipient of The Spirit of The Slam Award. Andre is an author of two YA novels, Worthy of Love, which won bronze in The Coast Best of, and was selected for In The Margins annual Fiction Recommendation List to highlight best fiction and non-fiction titles focused on youth populations living in marginalized existences. 

Andre is also the author of ANNAKA that was shortlisted for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Atlantic Canadian Children’s Literature in the 2021 Atlantic Book Awards. Through the lens of fiction and poetry, Andre has facilitated workshops at over 30 schools across Nova Scotia helping young writers and performers develop their craft. He is currently working on his third novel, The Summer Between Us, and a feature screenplay. Andre is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Wed 11:00am-4:30pm & 6-8:30pm
Thurs 1-4:30pm & 6-8:30pm
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