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  • Apr 22-28, 2010
  • Vol. 17, No. 48
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Arts + Culture

  • <i>Hobo With A Shotgun</i> (And Other Awesome Haliwood Film News)
  • Film + TV
  • Hobo With A Shotgun (And Other Awesome Haliwood Film News)

    As most of you movie fans should know, local auteur Jason Treevenge Eisener has taken his fake exploitation trailer that won Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse contest in 2007 and turned it into a feature, shooting in Dartmouth right now, starring Rutger "Roy Batty" Hauer as the hobo in question. Eisener is playing in the big pool now and props to him. The $3 million + feature film is being produced by Rhombus Media's Niv Fichman, who was behind such notable Canadian films as Passchendaele and Blindness. Eisener is already posting video clips of his feature film directorial debut
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Food + Drink

Love the way we bitch

Music

  • Sister act
  • Feature
  • Sister act

    Gillian Austin won't reveal the possible guest appearances for the release show of her debut EP, Mystery Guest, Friday night. But she will fess up to her legendary family name.
  • Everyone's a Winner
  • The Scene
  • Everyone's a Winner

    if it ain't Broken, don't fix it Stoner-rock heroes Broken Ohms are currently basking in the winner’s spoils after their Q104 Molson Rock Showdown win at Monte’s. The grand prize includes $3,000 in gear and recording time at Noble Music in Enfield and the band will be featured on Q104’s Route 104 on May 9th. Bassist Stephen MacDonald says after the van’s band was robbed last October, the win is a welcome burst of good luck. “Music’s not about competition, but it is nice to win,” he says. “We came, we rocked out, we sweated the stage up, and it
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News + Opinion

  • This day for sale
  • Environment
  • This day for sale

    What would things look like if Earth Day really mattered? Let's imagine a world where environmental groups become obsolete.
  • Reality Bites
  • Traffic reporting

    The Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Awareness Network held a symposium Monday to increase awareness about human trafficking in Halifax. Members of the network, including the RCMP, Halifax Regional Police, the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian Red Cross, met in hopes of developing more streamlined guidelines to ensure the health and safety of human trafficking victims. I’d like to tell you what happened at Monday’s panel discussion, but could only have done so if RCMP communications officials looked over my article first, a condition I refused to meet. After the day-long event, where I self-identified at as a reporter
  • A mighty wind
  • Editorial
  • A mighty wind

    Nova Scotia's tough new renewable energy targets also target the health of rural residents.

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