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Events Guide: Lamplighter’s Invocation

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HALIFAX – In conjunction with Aimée Brown’s artist residency in Point Pleasant Park this season, she will be performing a Lamplighter’s Invocation, Saturday, March 19, starting at 7:10 pm at the Gatekeeper’s Lodge on Young and Point Pleasant Street.

This performance will commemorate and illuminate the old and new sites for the Point Pleasant Park cast iron lamps, constructed by the Glasgow Corporation Lighting Department in 1900. The lamps, removed from the Tower Road entrance to be refinished and retrofitted with LED lights, are currently being placed near the Park Gates and the Gatekeeper’s Lodge,establishing a distinct Victorian-era section in the park.

WHAT: Lamplighters Invocation, performance
WHEN: Saturday, March 19 at 7:10pm sharp
WHERE: Gatekeeper’s Lodge, Point Pleasant Park

The performance will take place rain or shine, so make sure to dress appropriately. All are welcome to participate.

Throughout her residency in Point Pleasant, Aimée has been examining the Park’s fascinating past through the lens of contemporary art performance and installation.

For more information, please visit the residency blog or contact Aimée Brown via email or by phone 902-497-7427.

Photo from the GateKeeper’s Lodge Blog.