Kelly and Company

Tune in weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment, and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.

Kelly and Company

Tune in weekdays at 2 p.m. Eastern for interviews and discussions about arts, entertainment, and the lifestyle issues that matter to you.

Community Report - Atlantic

Listen to Kelly and Company weekdays 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern to find out what’s happening in your community! Tune in weekly to hear from our community reporters across the country bringing you information on events and happenings in the blind and partially sighted community across Canada. Click here for more reports in other regions: CentralWest and Pacific.

 

Newfoundland and Labrador - Kim Thistle-Murphy

A photo of Kim with her dog.

Kim is a photography enthusiast, book clubber, dog walker, chocolate lover, CNIB volunteer, and hockey mom. She lives in St. John's, Newfoundland with her husband, two teenage boys and two dogs. Kim has Usher's Syndrome (Retinitis Pigmentosa and hearing loss), and is legally blind.  

Recent Reports: March 5

Topic 1: “We Will Rock You” musical at St John’s Arts & Culture Center

TaDa! Events brings one of the greatest and longest running rock musicals of all time to the St. John’s stage! We Will Rock You takes place in a distant future where the earth has become an iPlanet where the Killer Queen and her governing corporation, Globalsoft, has forbidden musical instruments and turned individuals into robotic GAGAs. But a small group of Bohemians struggles to restore free exchange of thought and live music. Chock full of the greatest hits of Queen. Featuring a stunning cast of more than 50 singers, dancers and musicians.

Dates & Times: March 8-10 and March 14-17 at 8 pm

Cost:  Tickets $69.00 and $ 49.50 Students includes tax

Location: Arts and Culture Center, 95 Allandale Rd, St. John's

Contact: 709- 729-3900

https://www.artsandculturecentre.com/stjohns/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=A7EA5C60-6A2B-426A-B044-C24A46C24DDC

 

Topic 2: 3rd annual Dessert Party Fundraiser for CNIB

Live music, Silent Auction, dessert, coffee & tea, 3rd annual Dessert Party Fundraiser for CNIB.

Date:  Sunday March 24

Time: 2-4pm

Cost: $10.00 each

Location: CNIB , 70 The Boulevard, St John’s

Contact: Kim Thistle-Murphy

Kim.Thistle-Murphy@cnib.ca

Or Cindy Antle

cynthiajayneantle@gmail.com

Or George Sweeney

georgesweeney05@hotmail.com

 

Topic 3: Sci Fi on the Rock  Festival

In its 13th year, Sci-Fi on the Rock is an annual science fiction, fantasy and horror festival held in St. John’s, Newfoundland.  Sci-Fi on the Rock is involved in our community year long and hosts and participates in many other geeky or community events. A celebration of sci-fi, fantasy, anime, horror, gaming, and pop culture and the people who love those things. It is a safer space where people can be as passionate as they want with no judgement.

Dates & Times: Friday March 29-Sunday March 31

Location: Sheraton Hotel, 115 Cavendish Square, St. John's.

Cost: VIP Weekend $125.00 plus tax

Weekend pass General $60.00/ child $30.00/ Student or military or senior $50.00

Daily pass General $ 30.00/ Child $15.00/ Student or Military or Senior$ $25.00/ Family $60.00

Contact:  info@scifiontherock.com

https://scifiontherock.com/