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Canadian Events in the U.S. – December

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November 21, 2019

Alluring Specimens: Curating and the Curious Intersections of Art and Zoology
December 5, 2019
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art
724 S. 12th Street
Omaha, NE, 68102

What does art curatorship share with zoological practice? A lot, in fact! Join us for an exploration of unexpected intersections in their practices of care, collaboration, research, and exhibitionism. Sylvie Fortin, Bemis Curator-in-Residence, and Stephanie Huettner, Curator of Birds and Atlantic Puffin Species Survival Plan (SSP) Coordinator at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will discuss their ever-changing work and what they have learned by collaborating with artists Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens on their exhibition, Look, it’s daybreak, dear, time to sing, on view at Bemis through February 15, 2020.

Nova Scotia’s Tree for Boston Lighting Ceremony
December 5, 2019
Boston Commons
139 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111

Every year, Nova Scotia gives the City of Boston a tree as a token of gratitude for Boston’s quick relief efforts during the Halifax Explosion in 1917. The official tree lighting on December 5th is televised by WCVB and includes music and entertainment. The lights officially go on around 7:55pm with a special fireworks display.

Don Giovanni Opera with Canadian baritone Elliot Madore
December 5-7, 2019
Broward Center
201 SW 5th Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Florida Grand Opera is thrilled to have Canadian baritone Elliot Madore star in our 79th season opening in Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni. Elliot is a former Canadian hockey player who transitioned to the opera world, has sung around the world receiving critical acclaim, and even won a Grammy. He currently resides in Toronto. Elliot will be singing the title role of Don Giovanni, Nov 16 – Nov 24 in Miami at the Arsht Center, and Dec 5 & 7 in Fort Lauderdale at the Broward Center. Save 20% with promo code MOZART20 on:

Alegria, Cirque du Soleil
December 14, 2019-January 26, 2020
Under the Big Top, next to Hard Rock Stadium
2269 Northwest 199th Street
Miami, FL 33056

Cirque du Soleil the largest theatrical producer in the world is coming to Miami! The iconic Alegría show is reinterpreted in a renewed version celebrating its 25th anniversary. The audience can enjoy this spectacular timeless story between December 13 2019 and January 26 2020 Under the Big Top, next to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Tickets are starting at $42.00.

Hockey Game (Ottawa vs. Panthers)
December 16, 2019
BB&T Center in Sunrise
1 Panther Pkwy
Sunrise, FL 33323

Captain Aleksander Barkov leads a talented core of Panthers back to the BB&T Center ice for the 2019-20 season. With new head coach Joel Quenneville and strong pieces acquired during free-agency, the Cats hope that their success at home will propel them back into the playoffs. Tickets are starting at $14.00.