BY TREVOR J. ADAMS
IN PERFECT HARMONY
May 4 Combining raw talent, hard work, and infectious charm, the a capella quartet Cadence is one of Canada’s top vocal ensembles, performing a lively mix of bebop classics, jazz standards, and contemporary favourites. The Dartmouth Community Concert Association (page 47) hosts them at Woodlawn United Church.
• Continuing at Neptune Theatre (page 47), Mamma Mia! is Halifax’s most-talked-about theatrical production of the season, featuring lively choreography and the music of ABBA. • Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage (page 47) comes to Scotiabank Centre on May 22, bringing the beloved 1980s story (with the musical hits you’d expect) to life on the big stage.
BORN TO RUN
May 18 to 20 The Blue Nose Marathon (page 47) is a Boston qualifier, following a 42-kilometre route beginning at Citadel Hill and winding through the South End, Point Pleasant Park (EC7), downtown, across the Macdonald Bridge to Dartmouth, and back to the Citadel. Events include a 5K and youth run on May 19, followed by the full marathon, half marathon, and 10K race on May 20.
ATLANTIC MOTORSPORT PARK
• May 11 to 13, 16, 18 to 21, 26, 27, 30: Atlantic Motorsport Park (page 47) hosts regional motorcycle and auto-racing events plus national competitions on a 2.5-kilometre, 11-turn road circuit. 10
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• May 12, 20, 25, 26: Scotia Speedworld (page 47) reopens for the season, hosting auto-racing events in several classes.