When: Sunday and Monday, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Where: Halifax Metro Centre
Titled An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion, the American-born Copperfield was described by Forbes in 2006 as the most commercially successful magician in history. He is bringing his award-winning illusionist to Halifax now for four shows, with tickets costing between $54.25 and $75.50.
When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Schooner Room, Casino Nova Scotia
Seventies punk band Blondie emerged as one of the great pop icons of New York’s celebrated late ’70s new wave punk. Throughout their career Blondie has been reputed for their great rock hooks, brilliant lyrics and the hippest clothes and coolest hair. Tickets are $70.25 and are available at www.ticketatlantic.com.
Symphony Nova Scotia
When: Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: St. Andrew’s United Church
The popular provincial symphony is performing the latest production from its Baroque Series featuring Tafelmusik’s Jeanne Lamon and New Brunswick soprano Suzie LeBlanc. Tickets are between $43 and $49 each and are available at www.symphonynovascotia.com.
Atlantic University Sport football
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Huskies Stadium
It’s the final home game of the regular season for the Saint Mary’s Huskies as they host the Acadia Axemen. The game is a playoff tune-up for the Huskies, who have secured top spot in the four-team conference.
No Great Mischief
When: Friday thorugh Nov. 15
Where: Fountain Hall, Neptune Theatre
The third play of the Neptune season features the staging of Cape Breton author Alistair MacLeod’s award-winning book that is being directed by Richard Rose and stars David McIlwraith as protagonist Alexander MacDonald and Duncan Fraser as Alexander’s drunken brother Calum For tickets, visit www.neptunetheatre.com or phone 429-7070.
Bluenose Ghosts Festival Haunted House
When: Through Saturday
Where: Alderney Landing
If you’re in need of a scare this Halloween, you’ll want to check out the final two days of this event, which will be open nightly from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. It’s dubbed as the biggest and scariest haunted attraction in HRM. Cost is $7 per person.