Ruth Marsh wings it

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Ruth Marsh wings it

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Feb 2/17

Ruth Marsh’s bee obsession translates to cyborg bees—hello, Black Mirror—and lush drawings, on display at the Craig Gallery this month. comments      1


New Art 2017: Raven Davis leads the tough conversations

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New Art 2017: Raven Davis leads the tough conversations

posted by ALLISON DEVEREAUX, Jan 26/17

Artist Raven Davis challenges the nationalistic status quo. comments      13


New Art 2017: Going Gonzago

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New Art 2017: Going Gonzago

posted by ALLIE GRAHAM, Jan 26/17

The Gonzago Institute is Halifax’s free art school, here for you. comments      1


New Art 2017: Jade Byard Peek's increased visibility

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New Art 2017: Jade Byard Peek's increased visibility

posted by MOLLIE CRONIN, Jan 26/17

Curating the first exhibition of solely Black Nova Scotian artists in Halifax since the 1990s, Jade Byard Peek wishes to inspire. comments      5


New Art 2017: Abby Bent

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New Art 2017: Abby Bent

posted by LYDIA FULTON, Jan 26/17

Objects can bring people together. comments      3


New Art 2017: Xiaoyi Dong says art is international

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New Art 2017: Xiaoyi Dong says art is international

posted by LARA LEWIS, Jan 26/17

SUNSCAD’s international student representative talks art and confidence. comments      0


New Art 2017: Do you believe in magic?

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New Art 2017: Do you believe in magic?

posted by LARA LEWIS, Jan 26/17

“Our base level of connection is humanity”: The Magic Project empowers Black and queer Canadians. comments      0


New Art 2017: Camila Salcedo

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New Art 2017: Camila Salcedo

posted by LYDIA FULTON, Jan 26/17

Salcedo’s lifelong practice takes her around the world. comments      0


New Art 2017: Steven Zuo goes into the abstract

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New Art 2017: Steven Zuo goes into the abstract

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 26/17

Painter Steven Zuo breaks down his work. comments      0


New Art 2017: Where I work: Emily Lawrence

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New Art 2017: Where I work: Emily Lawrence

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 26/17

Enter Lawrence’s weird and wonderful world. comments      0


New Art 2017: Geneviève Brideau

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New Art 2017: Geneviève Brideau

posted by LYDIA FULTON, Jan 26/17

Brideau draws on childhood memories to create a multi-sensory experience. comments      0


REVIEW: <i>How Do You Know</i>, Angela Glanzmann, Sam Kinsley and Anne Macmillan

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REVIEW: How Do You Know, Angela Glanzmann, Sam Kinsley and Anne Macmillan

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 19/17

Truth floats at Hermes' latest show comments      0


The long walk to Halifax

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The long walk to Halifax

posted by LARA LEWIS, Jan 12/17

Art project memorializing missing and murdered Indigenous women is coming east. comments      2


Top five local art happenings

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Top five local art happenings

posted by MOLLIE CRONIN, Dec 15/16

Mollie Cronin picks the best of 2016. comments      1


I remain hopeful: The year ahead in visual art

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I remain hopeful: The year ahead in visual art

posted by RAVEN DAVIS, Dec 15/16

Hoping for better in the art world for 2017 comments      0


<i>Internal Dialogues</i> brings the inside out

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Internal Dialogues brings the inside out

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 1/16

A close look at artist Maria Doering’s work. comments      0


AFW 10 years strong

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AFW 10 years strong

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Nov 24/16

Atlantic Fashion Week celebrates 10 years with a wide range of designers. comments      0


Chase the Space’s case

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Chase the Space’s case

posted by MADI HASLAM, Nov 24/16

Ever-resourceful arts organizations come together to discuss the importance of dedicated spaces. comments      0


My friend goo

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My friend goo

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 27/16

Artist Emily Lawrence’s graduating exhibition glorifies the grotesque while chasing the “sculptor’s high.” comments      0


Nocturne 2016: Art is all around you

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Nocturne 2016: Art is all around you

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, MORGAN MULLIN, LAURA KENINS, MEGHAN HUBLEY AND MOLLIE CRONIN, Oct 13/16

Our entire Nocturne feature in one handy click comments      0


KENO/KINO & Last syllable of time

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KENO/KINO & Last syllable of time

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 13/16

Pavitra Wickramasinghe tells the forgotten stories of abandoned vessels. comments      0


Nocturnt

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Nocturnt

posted by MOLLIE CRONIN, Oct 13/16

A Nocturne comic special comments      0


Breastival Vestibule

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Breastival Vestibule

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 13/16

Crawl and convene in Rachael Shannon’s inflatable breast-like structures. comments      0


For This Land

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For This Land

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 13/16

Jackson 2bears focuses on place within Indigenous spirituality. comments      0


Requiem for Radio: New Dead Zones

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Requiem for Radio: New Dead Zones

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 13/16

Amanda Dawn Christie encourages you to play with the ghosts of old radio towers. comments      0


Oversight

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Oversight

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 13/16

Tamar Dina, Lukas Pearse and Cory Bowles invite participants to consider our relationship to the police. comments      0


Take Cover

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Take Cover

posted by MEGHAN HUBLEY, Oct 13/16

A thoughtful response to the media’s flurry for comments after tragedy, artist Ryan Josey speaks in abstract, poetic ways. comments      0


Nocturne for the kids

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Nocturne for the kids

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 13/16

Although almost everything at Nocturne is family friendly, here are our six particularly child-charming pieces comments      0


Dog Expo

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Dog Expo

posted by MEGHAN HUBLEY, Oct 13/16

Zachary Gough’s Nocturne offering is specifically curated for the canines. comments      0


The Thundermaker

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The Thundermaker

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 13/16

Enter a portal to Alan Syliboy’s continuation of a traditional tale. comments      0


A concrete jungle

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A concrete jungle

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 18/16

Alex Thuku takes colour to the streets. comments      0


Going deep in the shallows with Gilbert van Ryckevorsel

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Going deep in the shallows with Gilbert van Ryckevorsel

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Aug 11/16

River photographer puts a fresh face on freshwater. comments      0


Mastery of puppets

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Mastery of puppets

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 14/16

A big retrospective of Kate Church’s doll and puppet making. comments      0


Meryl McMaster turns inside out

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Meryl McMaster turns inside out

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jun 23/16

The photographer brings her self-examining portraits to Anna Leonowens. comments      0


Art In Fest finds its range

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Art In Fest finds its range

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 26/16

Even babies can enjoy the Khyber's performance art series. comments      0


Art In Fest finds its range

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Art In Fest finds its range

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, May 26/16

Even babies can enjoy the Khyber's performance art series. comments      0


Catch a rising Starfish

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Catch a rising Starfish

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 21/16

The money is a big deal, but the Starfish Student Art Awards also boost confidence and careers. comments      0


Where’s the remote?

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Where’s the remote?

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Apr 7/16

Edwin Janzen’s Remotes: A photography show about control. comments      0


The <i>Future</i> is now

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The Future is now

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Mar 17/16

Exploring art and commerce via the The Centre For Art Tapes’ audio/video exhibit, Archives of the Future. comments      0


How does your garden grow?

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How does your garden grow?

posted by LAURA KENINS, Mar 10/16

Laura Jean Forrester brings Rise and Shine to Studio 21, just in time for spring. comments      0


New Art: Kyle Alden Martens

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New Art: Kyle Alden Martens

posted by LIZZY HILL, Jan 28/16

Destabilizing the familiar to create a little chaos. comments      0


New Art: Frankie Macaulay

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New Art: Frankie Macaulay

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 28/16

The modern photographer is a world creator. comments      0


New Art: Aylan Couchie

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New Art: Aylan Couchie

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 28/16

Merging feminine and masculine in storytelling sculpture. comments      0


New Art: Laura Jean Forrester

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New Art: Laura Jean Forrester

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 28/16

The intricate ceramic gardens of a flower farmer. comments      0


New Art: Raghed Charabaty

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New Art: Raghed Charabaty

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 28/16

Filmmaker gets back to his roots with award-winning Alia. comments      0


What is it about <i>Kids these days</i>?

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What is it about Kids these days?

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jan 14/16

Group show at MSVU art gallery explores youth culture. comments      0


The power of transformation

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The power of transformation

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Dec 3/15

An annotated look at NSCAD’s Art in Drag group show. comments      1


Go for the Silver and Gold at Eyelevel’s glam annual bash.

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Go for the Silver and Gold at Eyelevel’s glam annual bash.

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Nov 26/15

It’s gonna be “full of surprises,” promises Eyelevel’s director. comments      0


Nocturne 2015: how to party arty

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Nocturne 2015: how to party arty

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 15/15

This year's theme for artists is Found and Lost and Found. But for the city, it’s all about transformation. comments      1


Artful artifice: <i>The Maiden’s Tragedy</i>

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Artful artifice: The Maiden’s Tragedy

posted by ALLIE SWEETING, Oct 15/15

Alysse Bowd gets into fairy tales, without the Disney ending for Nocturne 2015. comments      0


<i>Safety Cages</i> puts artists behind bars

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Safety Cages puts artists behind bars

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 15/15

Watch for the caged people among the Nocturne crowds. comments      0


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The greatest wheel on earth

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 15/15

Anna Sprague’s Ferris Wheel brings a Nocturne carnival to Citadel Hill. comments      0


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Drum Voices is must-see, must-hear

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 15/15

Join Lindsay Dobbin on a voyage to a place before time. comments      0


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It’s a Halifax made of shoes

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 15/15

Sole of the City gets to the heart of the Nocturne festival comments      0


<i>Digital Shrine</i> pays heartwarming homeage to the dead

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Digital Shrine pays heartwarming homeage to the dead

posted by LIZZY HILL, Oct 15/15

Write your messages at Camp Hill Cemetery. comments      0


Taking the grain elevators to dynamic new heights

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Taking the grain elevators to dynamic new heights

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 15/15

Motion Activated is doing it Grain by Grain for Nocturne. comments      0


Tour NSCAD’s refurbished Anna Leonowens Gallery

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Tour NSCAD’s refurbished Anna Leonowens Gallery

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 8/15

The busy art space is open after six weeks of renovations. comments      0


Q&A with <i>Acadie mythique</i> curator Harlan Johnson

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Q&A with Acadie mythique curator Harlan Johnson

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Sep 24/15

New exhibit celebrates Acadian and Cajun culture comments      0


Where I Work: Lisa Lipton

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Where I Work: Lisa Lipton

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 24/15

A look inside the Sobey Award finalist’s studio comments      0


Affirming the art of all ages

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Affirming the art of all ages

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 10/15

The colourful catharsis of The Affirmations Colouring Book comments      0


Show with the flow

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Show with the flow

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 3/15

Our Bodies, Our Blood explores menstruation through art comments      0


The Beats go on

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The Beats go on

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 3/15

Allen Ginsberg’s nostalgic, candid photography is in focus at MSVU comments      0


The Beats go on

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The Beats go on

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Sep 3/15

Allen Ginsberg’s nostalgic, candid photography is in focus at MSVU comments      0


<i>Versus</i> union

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Versus union

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Aug 20/15

Heroes and villians clash at The Dart Gallery comments      0


There’s no place like <i>Winter Home</i>

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There’s no place like Winter Home

posted by LIZZY HILL, Aug 20/15

Michael Greyeyes makes performance art from harsh winters. comments      0


DCAF is brewing

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DCAF is brewing

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Aug 13/15

The homegrown comic festival gears up for its fourth year comments      0


Holy comics reading, Halifax!

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Holy comics reading, Halifax!

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jul 30/15

Cartoonists and creators converge on the Khyber comments      0


Access meets art at The Art of Disability Festival

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Access meets art at The Art of Disability Festival

posted by JADE NAUSS, Jul 30/15

Independent Living NS presents art without limits comments      0


Wallace Brannen 1952-2014

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Wallace Brannen 1952-2014

posted by MOLLIE CRONIN, Jul 23/15

A retrospective of the late NSCAD master printer’s work offers closure to the community comments      0


Bridget Moser’s worker persona

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Bridget Moser’s worker persona

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 4/15

With the ability to genuinely captivate with her performance art, Bridget Moser’s work looks at contemporary lifestyles and anxiety. comments      0


Art infestation

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Art infestation

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 21/15

Art In Fest weaves an artistic thread throughout this week’s OBEY Convention comments      0


Above <i>Standard Play</i>

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Above Standard Play

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 21/15

Artist Emily Pelstring’s Standard Play exhibition has a lot of ghostly moving parts. comments      0


On the grind

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On the grind

posted by JESSICA FLOWER, Apr 23/15

Artist Gavin Quinn’s show is a reflection of the moment. comments      0


How Robert Houle “decolonized” himself through painting

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How Robert Houle “decolonized” himself through painting

posted by HILLARY WINDSOR, Apr 9/15

Artist and residential school survivor makes peace with his past. comments      0


Sera Senakovicz on <i>You Can't Go Home Again</i>

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Sera Senakovicz on You Can't Go Home Again

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Mar 12/15

At Parentheses Gallery until March 31, Senakovicz’ melancholy pieces tell a story of displacement and changing landscape. comments      0


Wearable Art’s 25 alive

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Wearable Art’s 25 alive

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 5/15

Celebrating 25 years of avant-garde, politically minded fashion, the Wearable Art Show takes to the runway. comments      0


In the margins

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In the margins

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 26/15

Artists Tim Rollins and Angel Abreu talk about the importance of art for everyone. comments      0


Beckly and Westman's romance and nostalgia

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Beckly and Westman's romance and nostalgia

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 19/15

Exhibition shows antique photos in a homey atmosphere. comments      0


Review: <i>Anatomica</i>

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Review: Anatomica

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 5/15

Contemporary art within the theme of anatomical imagery excites and unsettles. comments      0


Get that gold

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Get that gold

posted by MEGHAN HUBLEY, Jan 29/15

Eyelevel Gallery’s annual fundraiser offers a great chance to cop some sweet art. comments      0


New Art: Peter van Gurp

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New Art: Peter van Gurp

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

Somewhere between construction site and website under construction, is the work of Peter van Gurp’s urban object replicas comments      0


New Art: Kyle Martell

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New Art: Kyle Martell

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

3D models, sculpture and absurd humour come together in Martell’s work. comments      0


New Art: Merray Gerges

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New Art: Merray Gerges

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

Founder of CRIT newspaper talks about editing, curating and writing critically about art. comments      1


New Art: Katherine Nakaska

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New Art: Katherine Nakaska

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

Nakaska’s photographs solidly combine sentimentality, nostalgia and dark romanticism. comments      0


New Art: Brandon Brookbank

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New Art: Brandon Brookbank

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

Photos of recreational spaces serve as a photographic backdrop for Brookbank’s non-linear narratives. comments      0


HFX Art Gossip’s 2015 picks

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HFX Art Gossip’s 2015 picks

posted by HFX ART GOSSIP, Jan 29/15

Your favourite anonymous art gossiper weighs in on where to go and what to see this year. comments      0


Our 2015 New Art issue is here

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Our 2015 New Art issue is here

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 29/15

Wonderful thoughts and people comments      0


Use your <i>Beautiful Illusions</i>

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Use your Beautiful Illusions

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jan 15/15

A look at temporal spaces and memory, Melanie Colosimo and Charley Young’s work in Beautiful Illusions encourages exploration. comments      0


Review: Mathew Reichertz, <i>Garbage</i>

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Review: Mathew Reichertz, Garbage

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jan 15/15

Strange and engrossing, Reichertz’ giant comic is majestic. comments      0


Review: Peter Dykhuis and Angela Glanzmann

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Review: Peter Dykhuis and Angela Glanzmann

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jan 15/15

comments      0


2014’s top 14 moments in art

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2014’s top 14 moments in art

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, JADE NAUSS AND JULIE SOBOWALE, Dec 18/14

comments      0


Love the way we bitumen

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Love the way we bitumen

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 11/14

Lucas Seaward uses unconventional materials to create art with an all too important message. comments      0


Rat pack

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Rat pack

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 4/14

Open Cellar’s door at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and squirm with artist Janice Wright Cheney’s rats. comments      0


U sad bro?

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U sad bro?

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 4/14

Sad X-Mas at BSide Gallery brings out all the feels comments      1


The creepy and awesome work of Michael Lewis

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The creepy and awesome work of Michael Lewis

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Nov 20/14

A mix of wood and paintings shine at Parentheses Gallery. comments      1


Twitter tonight at Nocturne

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Twitter tonight at Nocturne

Oct 18/14

#nochfx14 is your friend. comments      0


Nocturne star James Luna: <i>Ishi: The Archive Performance</i>

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Nocturne star James Luna: Ishi: The Archive Performance

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

His latest piece’s Canadian debut will challenge and confront. comments      0


Roy Caussy: <i>SMOKELIFE III</i>

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Roy Caussy: SMOKELIFE III

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 16/14

Art and food meet in Roy Caussy’s collaborative campfire in Parade Square. Hot dog, anyone? comments      0


Agathe Simon: <i> Antarctic Spectrum</i>

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Agathe Simon: Antarctic Spectrum

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

A rich fictional world will stun with its detail comments      0


Ryan Suter and Adriana Kuiper: Night Tweeter (No. 2)

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Ryan Suter and Adriana Kuiper: Night Tweeter (No. 2)

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

A tent tries its best to slide into your DMs comments      1


Leah Garnett: <i>Drawing on Air</i>

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Leah Garnett: Drawing on Air

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

Put your imagination and penchant for doodling to good use with Drawing on Air comments      0


Nocturne it up with Dustin Harvey and Greg Van Slyke

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Nocturne it up with Dustin Harvey and Greg Van Slyke

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

Make it clap at Ovation. comments      0


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Rebel Girl Halifax: Khy-bar VJs

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Oct 16/14

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Becka Barker’s <i>The Hundred-Eyed Satellite</i>

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Becka Barker’s The Hundred-Eyed Satellite

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

Over 550 maps drawn from memory will be animated in Barker’s site-specific installation this Nocturne comments      0


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Brendan Fernandes: Still Life

posted by JADE NAUSS, Oct 16/14

Take a break for once with Fernandes’ Still Life comments      0


Henri Fabergé: <i>Team Citizen</i>

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Henri Fabergé: Team Citizen

posted by JADE NAUSS, Oct 16/14

Get political this Saturday night at Nocturne comments      0


Jeremy Tsang: 雙喜樓 <i>Double Happiness Dim Sum Restaurant</i>

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Jeremy Tsang: 雙喜樓 Double Happiness Dim Sum Restaurant

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 16/14

Tsang explores in between spaces at Nocturne comments      0


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Stephen Kelly: Open Ended Ensemble

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 16/14

Take a walk around King’s Wharf and let artist Stephen Kelly’s Open Ended Ensemble blow your mind comments      0


Nocturne by the hour

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Nocturne by the hour

Oct 16/14

Get a handle on #NocHfx14 quick. comments      0


Get outside for Nocturne 2014

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Get outside for Nocturne 2014

Oct 16/14

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Our Nocturne video recap

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Our Nocturne video recap

posted by UYTAE LEE, Oct 16/14

Relive #NocHFX14 in mini-movie glory. comments      0


Inside the <i>Diamond Mine</i>

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Inside the Diamond Mine

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Oct 2/14

Dalhousie Art Gallery celebrates its 60th anniversary with some art nuggets from the vault. comments      0


<i>The Americans</i> in Halifax

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The Americans in Halifax

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 4/14

This week’s Robert Frank exhibit at the Anna Leonowens is fleeting, catch this influential work while you can. comments      0


World Map Drawing Parties map it out

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World Map Drawing Parties map it out

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 4/14

Becka Barker’s upcoming Nocturne project needs a whole lotta topography comments      0


Lonely Travellers

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Lonely Travellers

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 21/14

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Fantastic Prismatic

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Fantastic Prismatic

posted by KATE WATSON, Aug 14/14

Prismatic Arts festival is accessible, inclusive, all ages and diverse, showcasing the best performances from Halifax and across the country comments      0


Picture perfect

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Picture perfect

posted by JADE NAUSS, Aug 14/14

Meags Fitzgerald’s love of chemical photobooths makes for a beautiful, personal book. comments      1


Seripop culture

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Seripop culture

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 31/14

Seripop’s Meant to not mean to mean to not mean to at the Anna Leonowens Gallery excites and twists how we interact with space. comments      0


Bon voyage, Daniel Joyce

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Bon voyage, Daniel Joyce

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jul 24/14

Say goodbye at Bon Choice Daniel Joyce, opening this week at Hermes Gallery. by Brennan McCracken comments      0


<i>Rock Show</i> plugs in

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Rock Show plugs in

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Jul 17/14

Lisa Lipton, William Robinson, Eleanor King and others bring a beautiful noise to the AGNS for Rock Show: At the intersection of art + music. comments      0


Sarah Burwash’s brief <i>Sojourn</i>

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Sarah Burwash’s brief Sojourn

posted by STEPHANIE TAYLOR, Jun 19/14

Don’t miss a magical day in Point Pleasant Park exploring Burwash’s installation, Gates for Sojourn. comments      0


Picturing Dartmouth’s new optimism

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Picturing Dartmouth’s new optimism

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, May 29/14

Wendy Bissett Beaver’s City By The Sea paintings foreshadow a bright arts-based future for dowtown Dartmouth. comments      0


Best In Fest

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Best In Fest

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, May 15/14

Art In Fest is the OBEY Convention’s inaugural art offspring. Artistic director Robyn Mitchell promotes rebellious art. comments      0


<i>Voices in Longitude and Latitude</i> works through narratives of girlhood

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Voices in Longitude and Latitude works through narratives of girlhood

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Apr 17/14

Voices of youth from across Canada are woven into a “video sculpture” at Mount Saint Vincent comments      1


Beat Nation’s national identity

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Beat Nation’s national identity

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 20/14

Beat Nation examines modern Aboriginal identity through alternative representations. comments      0


Halifax’s art problem

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Halifax’s art problem

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 13/14

Are shrinking art spaces contributing to a cultural void in Halifax, or does necessity breed invention from the city’s most creative? comments      1


The black female form, reborn

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The black female form, reborn

posted by JADE NAUSS, Feb 20/14

SisterReVision challenges ideas of what black women look like. comments      0


For the love of art

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For the love of art

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Feb 13/14

Two very different exhibits look at aspects of love this month, Amour and From the Core. comments      1


Graeme Patterson’s male bonding

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Graeme Patterson’s male bonding

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Feb 6/14

Graeme Patterson’s Secret Citadel depicts a dreamily detailed world of childhood nostalgia. comments      0


Beyond February

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Beyond February

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Feb 6/14

Sylvia D. Hamilton and the Dalhousie Art Gallery's Ron Foley Macdonald present Black Film Artists with Nova Scotian Roots, a free Tuesday night film series to March 4. comments      0


New Art 2014

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New Art 2014

Jan 30/14

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New Art - Beck Gilmer-Osborne

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New Art - Beck Gilmer-Osborne

posted by ALLISON HIGGINS, Jan 30/14

Gilmer-Osborne’s recent work in I Feel Good subverts masculinity and femininity they grew up in. comments      0


New Art - Jayme-Lynn Gloade

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New Art - Jayme-Lynn Gloade

posted by JADE NAUSS, Jan 30/14

A 22-year-old photographer in her final year of study at NSCAD, Gloade’s work is heavily influenced by her Mi’kmaq heritage comments      0


New Art - Stephanie Yee

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New Art - Stephanie Yee

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jan 30/14

Large-scale installations, sculpture and engaging performance art informed Yee’s present tactile art practice comments      0


New Art - Jesse Mitchell

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New Art - Jesse Mitchell

posted by JADE NAUSS, Jan 30/14

A 31-year-old multimedia installation artist from the Yukon deals in forgotten cultural artifacts comments      0


New Art - Dylan Fish

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New Art - Dylan Fish

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jan 30/14

From social media to kinetic sculpture, Fish relates to the digital age through his “almost” sarcastic work comments      1


Embed code

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Embed code

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jan 16/14

MSVU Art Gallery brings Terms of Engagement, an exhibit of art created from conflict areas, via The Canadian Forces Artists Program. comments      0


Art scene of 2013

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Art scene of 2013

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 19/13

The amount of fascinating artistic work on display in our humble city this year was positively staggering, making a list like this nearly impossible to decide on---but decide we did. comments      1


Hanson and Sonnenberg’s internal language

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Hanson and Sonnenberg’s internal language

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Dec 5/13

Twenty-five years of the meticulous and unsettling work of Chris Hanson and Henrika Sonnenberg looms in the AGNS for The Way Things Are. comments      0


Our poster past

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Our poster past

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 24/13

The Scott Tappen Retrospective at Parentheses Gallery runs concurrently with the Halifax Pop Explosion, giving everyone a chance to peek back into the vibrant ‘90s music scene, as seen from a telephone pole. comments      0


Farewell, to Nova Scotia

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Farewell, to Nova Scotia

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 17/13

Calgary’s Sophie Farewell move mountains with However you do it... consider the stars for Nocturne. comments      0


Lucy Pullen swings and hits

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Lucy Pullen swings and hits

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 17/13

Halifax ex-pat Lucy Pullen marks monuments to her youth with Interval for Halifax, one of Nocturne’s anchor projects. comments      1


Nocturne: Not to be missed

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Nocturne: Not to be missed

posted by ADRIA YOUNG AND LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 17/13

Nocturne: Art at Night has reached new—curated! themed!—levels with nationally and internationally renowned artists and over 90 free exhibits. We highlight some of the must-see projects flooding the city from 6pm to midnight, Saturday, October 19. comments      0


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Six pack

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 17/13

It’s impossible to see everything during Nocturne, so plan wisely. Here’s a sample itinerary designed to cover a lot of ground—start at the pool and head to the water. comments      0


Travelling home

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Travelling home

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 10/13

Carrie Allison Goodfellow’s work explores communities lost and adopted through weaving, carving and watercolours. comments      0


Beautiful dreamer

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Beautiful dreamer

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Sep 12/13

The 2013 Sobey Art Award Atlantic shortlister, Tamara Henderson, makes dreams a reality with her film, sculpture and writing drawn from her sub- and unconscious. comments      0


Head DOWNTOWN

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Head DOWNTOWN

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Aug 8/13

Addison White captures street level beauty worth stopping in your tracks for comments      1


Mentorship shape

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Mentorship shape

posted by TAMAR EYLON, Aug 1/13

The Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program reinforces one of the strongest scenes in the country. comments      0


One Hundred Canadians

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One Hundred Canadians

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 18/13

Jason Skinner imagines the people behind Canadian national population statistics in semi-fictional portraits. comments      0


Seroquel

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Seroquel

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 11/13

NSCAD grad Mary Ellen Oxby challenges viewers to consider mental illness in her new photography exhibit. comments      0


Buy Locavore

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Buy Locavore

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jul 4/13

NSCAD alum show pulls out the hope chest comments      0


Symmetrical ceramics

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Symmetrical ceramics

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jul 4/13

Variations on a theme comments      0


Ship to shore

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Ship to shore

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Jun 27/13

Abandon Ship! Fine Art Showcase is a landline to recent BFA grads and the public that waits to discover them. comments      1


Tony Fouhse's redemption song

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Tony Fouhse's redemption song

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 27/13

Fouhse's Live Through This exhibit shows the struggle and despair of addiction through portrait photography. comments      0


Eyelevel’s hive of activity

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Eyelevel’s hive of activity

posted by MICHAELA CAVANAGH, Jun 20/13

Printed matter artist Andrew McLaren throws the book at Eyelevel’s history for the Re:PRINT Archival Printed Matter Residency. comments      0


Bodies of work

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Bodies of work

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jun 20/13

OUTeast Film Festival’s Youth Mentorship Program supports filmmaker Stephanie Young with her upcoming trans-focused documentary. comments      0


Head in the <i>Clouds</i>

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Head in the Clouds

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 20/13

This is your last chance to catch the storm brewing in the group exhibit Clouds at Gallery Page and Strange. comments      0


What I LOVE About Being Queer

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What I LOVE About Being Queer

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jun 20/13

Vivek Shraya’s film will be playing on loop in the Scotiabank Neptune Studio Theatre’s Lobby during the OUTeast Film Festival weekend. comments      0


Body movin’

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Body movin’

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 13/13

Motion Activated is a triple threat—sight, sound and symmetry combine into a unique experience at St. Mary’s University Art Gallery. comments      2


Unmissable misfits

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Unmissable misfits

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jun 13/13

(((Parentheses))) Gallery’s Mis-Fit exhibit redefines gallery show expectations with one-off works that positively radiate. comments      0


Mitchell Wiebe’s fade to black light

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Mitchell Wiebe’s fade to black light

posted by ALEX MITCHELL, Jun 6/13

In his new show of paintings, Wiebe uses flourescent paint to reveal a hidden dimension. comments      0


Focus and Transition

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Focus and Transition

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 6/13

Yang Hong’s new abstract exhibit Focus and Transition helps put life in perspective. comments      0


To boldly go where design has never gone before

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To boldly go where design has never gone before

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 30/13

NSCAD Design and Illustration students take May Chung’s advice to “be like Spock” and end up with bold designs for the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. comments      0


The Things We Need

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The Things We Need

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 23/13

Aaron LaShomb’s series of whimsical acrylic paintings explore the recipe for happiness. comments      0


Macro marbles

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Macro marbles

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, May 16/13

Angela Creaser gets into the depths of magnified marbles in her photography exhibit Gathering Colour. comments      0


Chasing the horizon

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Chasing the horizon

posted by CHELSEA GUTZMAN, May 9/13

David Askevold: Once Upon a Time in the East makes its last, glorious stop in Halifax. comments      0


Home is where the heart is

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Home is where the heart is

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, May 9/13

Bob Morouney uses houses as metaphors in his exhibit of copperplate etchings, pandemonium diary. comments      0


<i>Solargraphs</i> powered

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Solargraphs powered

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, May 2/13

Lucas Dambergs captures rays of light in Solargraphs, a unique and mesmerizing exhibit. comments      0


Secret <i>Agency</i>

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Secret Agency

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 25/13

Robert Hengeveld's exhibit Agency asks interesting questions about technology, reliance and nature. comments      0


Good form

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Good form

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Apr 18/13

Sculpture features plenty of playful figures from Heather Benning, Istvan Zsako and Goody-B Wiseman. comments      0


Good <i>First Impressions</i>

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Good First Impressions

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 11/13

Anne Bastedo's exhibit First Impressions - Central American Light warms you from the inside out. comments      0


Head Underground

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Head Underground

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Apr 4/13

The AGNS Young Patrons Circle’s annual ArtRising fundraiser brings an injection of underground art to the gallery. comments      1


Up for the challenge

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Up for the challenge

posted by JACOB BOON, Apr 4/13

The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival refuses to shy away from the alternative and abstract, offering audiences a chance to try something completely new. comments      0


Epic <i>Cadenza</i>

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Epic Cadenza

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Apr 4/13

Jinny Yu and Don Andrus’ Cadenza is a large-scale collaboration and exploration of artistic history. comments      0


Cave art

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Cave art

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Mar 28/13

Lisa Frank’s 3D paintings surround the viewer in SMU’s data cave creating an immersive—and trippy—experience. comments      0


Justin Lee’s monstrous glee

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Justin Lee’s monstrous glee

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 28/13

In Justin Lee’s new exhibit Harold Hickenbottom, a little boy becomes best friends with what’s under his bed, to surprising and adorable watercolour results. comments      0


<i>Fibre</i> first

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Fibre first

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Mar 21/13

The Fibre in Everyday Life exhibit takes textiles to a whole ’nother level. comments      0


Don’t <i>Restrained</i> yourself

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Don’t Restrained yourself

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Mar 14/13

Louise Pentz’ Restrained exhibit gets critical with what women face in society. comments      0


Sights <i>Unseen</i>

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Sights Unseen

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 7/13

Duncan Ferguson's Unseen Work flips the lid on our expectations. comments      0


On <i>PAPER</i>

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On PAPER

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 28/13

Peek into sketch books with a Gallery Page and Strange exhibit about the artist's process. comments      0


Stack mentality

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Stack mentality

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Feb 21/13

Will Robinson is the Killam Library’s inaugural artist-in-resident, and he plans on using the space to the fullest with his kinetic art. comments      0


Important felines

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Important felines

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Feb 21/13

Argyle Fine Art lets the cat out of the bag and into the gallery with a group show featuring your favourite feline subjects. comments      0


In Position

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In Position

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Feb 21/13

Position as Desired explores the many stories of African Canadian immigrants. comments      0


Layered land

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Layered land

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 7/13

Don Pentz's Enigma Landscapes emerge from scars and scrapping in the wake of acrylic paint.  comments      0


Active culture

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Active culture

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jan 31/13

Printmaking reigns at MSVU Art Gallery with Activist Ink, a socially-engaged exhibit running to February 24. comments      0


Mural of the story

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Mural of the story

posted by ANDREW MILLS, Jan 31/13

Brenna Lord's EN-TRAILS exhibit has hidden faces that stare back. comments      0


Now look here

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Now look here

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jan 24/13

International video art exhibit Ahead of the Now comes to the Khyber, courtesy of curators Jared Leon and Johanna Heldebro. Take a look at a snapshot of the contemporary. comments      0


A Very Long Engagement

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A Very Long Engagement

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jan 24/13

The Dal Art Gallery's new exhibit has six unique takes on connection. comments      0


Family <i>Ties</i>

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Family Ties

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jan 17/13

The Extra Curricular Art Club's debut photography show The Ties That Bind deconstructs family in diverse ways. comments      0


A feast for arts

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A feast for arts

Jan 10/13

The Happily Ever Active's Create Change Community Feast aims to find the face of social arts in Halifax. comments      0


2012’s artpocalypse

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2012’s artpocalypse

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 27/12

After such an action-packed year of arts news big and small, narrowing 2012 down to a single list is no easy feat. comments      0


Hooked on Power

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Hooked on Power

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 27/12

Craig Francis Power's emerging artist exhibit at the AGNS is disturbingly funny. comments      0


Light it up

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Light it up

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 20/12

Paul Hannon's new oil paintings play with emotion through careful attention to lighting. comments      0


Game theory

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Game theory

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Dec 6/12

In the wide and wonderful spectrum of what constitutes art, where do video games fit in? Kevin Hartford asks local experts about art, craft and the passionate world of gaming. comments      3


Weightless <i>World</i>

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Weightless World

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Dec 6/12

Steve Richard's underwater fine art photography in The Sensual World is weightless, majestic and beautiful. comments      0


Go for Gold

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Go for Gold

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 6/12

Put your money where your eyes are at Eyelevel's Silver and Gold 2012 fundraiser. comments      0


Bidding for LovE

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Bidding for LovE

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 29/12

The For the Love of Art auction brings you art for a good cause. comments      0


Just <i>Breathe</i>

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Just Breathe

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 22/12

Roxanne Smith's exhibit Breathe Normally memorializes everyday moments. comments      0


Silent stories 

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Silent stories 

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 15/12

John Houston's A Life in Inuit Art exhibit brings an inspiring collection to Argyle Fine Art. comments      0


Pretty pottery

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Pretty pottery

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 15/12

Turnstile Pottery's holiday show and sale promises to be festive. comments      0


Jamie Q. and A

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Jamie Q. and A

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Nov 15/12

Jamie Q.’s energizing, playful artwork is on display at Parentheses Gallery this month, also available in book form for a dose of happiness whenever you need it. comments      0


Stringing it together

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Stringing it together

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Nov 8/12

Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery hosts Kai Chan: A Spider’s Logic, a retrospective exhibit spanning an impressive 35 years of contemporary textile art. comments      0


Oh, Canada

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Oh, Canada

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Nov 8/12

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia gives us an art history lesson with Canadian Pioneers. comments      0


Asteroid turf

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Asteroid turf

posted by LIZZY HILL, Nov 1/12

Anne Macmillan’s interpretations of the universe blend art and science in Prospect 15. comments      0


Give it up for Timeraiser

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Give it up for Timeraiser

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 1/12

Trading volunteer hours for artwork? Priceless. comments      0


<i>Penny Cosmos</i> is rich

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Penny Cosmos is rich

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 1/12

Jon Claytor reinterprets classic portraits, making for eery works you'll want on your walls. comments      0


<i>Animal</i>'s attraction

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Animal's attraction

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 25/12

Dalhousie's latest exhibit examines our relationships with animals through video, sculpture, installation and photograph. comments      0


Turbine turns 15

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Turbine turns 15

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 18/12

Three hundred new pieces bring vibrant colours and Lisa Drader-Murphy's memories of India to the runway. comments      0


<i>Uncanny Valley</i> creeps

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Uncanny Valley creeps

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 18/12

Ambera Wellman questions pornography, gender and desire through her eery painted portraits. comments      1


Nocturne by the hour

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Nocturne by the hour

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, STEPHANIE JOHNS, HILARY BEAUMONT AND KEVIN HARTFORD, Oct 11/12

We know that realistically you might not see everything on Saturday night. But we are all for seeing as much as possible. So we curated a highlight collection, organized to help you most of the metric ton of art all around you. comments      0


Nocturne’s bedtime story

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Nocturne’s bedtime story

posted by LIZZY HILL, Oct 11/12

Fairytale themes run through this year’s Nocturne festival, creating a supernatural evening. comments      0


Info Glow

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Info Glow

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, Oct 11/12

Stephen Kelly’s Info Glow is part-scientific, part-artistic. comments      0


Lord of the <i>Coven Ring</i>

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Lord of the Coven Ring

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Oct 11/12

Marigold Santos marries her Filipino heritage and the physical demands of boxing in this collection of watercolours. comments      0


Barometer

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Barometer

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 11/12

Melissa Marr and Heather Wilkinson measure pressure in the most precious way possible at Alderney Landing comments      2


Black Box Dreams

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Black Box Dreams

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 11/12

The Bus Stop Theatre transforms into an ode to the healing power of the black box this Saturday night comments      0


Drumroll please

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Drumroll please

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Oct 11/12

Lisa Lipton’s BLAST BEATS: Phase Two is an hour of drum-based chaos in the AGNS courtyard for Nocturne. Don’t miss it. comments      0


Art collector

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Art collector

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 4/12

Eleanor King represents the Atlantic region for the Sobey Art Award’s 10th anniversary, bringing her exciting work to the Big Smoke. comments      0


Telling stories with <i>Blue Rocks & Halifax</i>

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Telling stories with Blue Rocks & Halifax

posted by HALEY RYAN, Oct 4/12

John Hartman's colourful landscape paintings share scenes from the past and present. comments      0


Finding <i>Irretrievably Lost</i>

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Finding Irretrievably Lost

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 27/12

Sera Senakovicz examines the things we do with our hands in an exhibit of lithographs, engravings and drawings. comments      0


Fall Arts Preview 2012

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Fall Arts Preview 2012

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, KEVIN HARTFORD, STEPHANIE JOHNS, LIZZY HILL, MICHELLE BRUNET, ALEX MITCHELL, KATHLEEN HIGGINS, AMANDA CAMPBELL, KATE WATSON AND ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 27/12

A season's worth of artistic events to plan your life around comments      0


Wrapped in <i>The Vines of Niklah</i>

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Wrapped in The Vines of Niklah

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 20/12

Tarek Abouamin's photo exhibit for Prismatic Festival shows the raw beauty of rural Egypt. comments      0


Filming the margins

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Filming the margins

posted by LIZZY HILL, Sep 13/12

The Prismatic Festival, Centre of Art Tapes and Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery brings the subversive, “anti-art” work of Paul Wong. comments      0


Map quest

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Map quest

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 13/12

Dalhousie’s group show Place Markers: Mapping Locations and Probing Boundaries takes you on a trip through mapping technology.  comments      0


<i>Portraits on Portland</i> capture Dartmouth old and new

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Portraits on Portland capture Dartmouth old and new

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 6/12

Inspired by her neighborhood, photographer Hannah Minzloff snaps shots of everyday people. comments      0


Behind the Portable

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Behind the Portable

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 30/12

The World Portable Gallery Convention runs for the month of September through the Eyelevel Gallery, bringing international art directly to you, in some of the most unique methods imaginable. comments      0


<i>…As a Man Thinketh</i> pops up

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…As a Man Thinketh pops up

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 30/12

Rod Malay’s photos, sculptures, paintings and musings have made a usually empty Gottigen Street address worth visiting. comments      0


Construction sight

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Construction sight

posted by LIZZY HILL, Aug 23/12

Ehryn Torrell’s Self-Similar explores the after effects of the Beijing Olympics and the Sichuan earthquake, looking at man-made structures through the lens of memory and imagination. comments      0


Great Lake

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Great Lake

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Aug 23/12

MSVU's Suzy Lake: Political Poetics looks back on 40 years of Lake's photos. comments      1


Jonesing for art

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Jonesing for art

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Aug 16/12

Jonestown is a day-long multimedia art and music festival, featuring a dizzying array of bands, DJs, snacks and artists. comments      0


Last chance art

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Last chance art

posted by TARA THORNE, Aug 16/12

Catch these shows before they close comments      0


Twenty-four seven

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Twenty-four seven

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Aug 9/12

Alanah Correia takes a picture a day comments      0


As told to Sheilah Wilson

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As told to Sheilah Wilson

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Aug 2/12

Interpretative stories drawn without looking comments      0


Just Folks

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Just Folks

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jul 26/12

Eyelevel members show launches this weekend comments      0


Gone to pottery

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Gone to pottery

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jul 12/12

Lorenzen celebrates five decades of clay comments      0


Snapshot scores

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Snapshot scores

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jul 5/12

Snapshot: East Coast Contemporary Aboriginal Art marks the first major exhibition of east coast Aboriginal art in over a decade, sharing important work with the public and forging equally important connections in the community. comments      0


Sketched out

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Sketched out

posted by SARAH SAWLER, Jul 5/12

The doctor is in, for now. Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School seeks new leadership, folks who love to draw and be drawn. comments      0


VANS in The Hub's four-peat

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VANS in The Hub's four-peat

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 5/12

Six artists show "the passage of time" comments      0


A sorta faerie-tail

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A sorta faerie-tail

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 28/12

Phillip Joy and Maritza Mirai find magic comments      0


Bowled over by Blake

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Bowled over by Blake

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 21/12

The quiet beauty of pottery comments      0


Heritage Moments

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Heritage Moments

posted by SARAH MATESHAYTIS, Jun 14/12

Traveling across the country as an exhibit *Defining Moments: Discovering Our Canadian Stories* brings a little national pride from young talent to Parentheses Gallery. comments      0


Shaping culture

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Shaping culture

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 14/12

Pier 21's new exhibit crossed the country to help define Canada comments      0


Barry Bennett sees animals

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Barry Bennett sees animals

posted by JANE KANSAS, Jun 7/12

Impaired vision doesn't make him any less of a perfectionists comments      0


Sara Hartland-Rowe watches people

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Sara Hartland-Rowe watches people

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, May 31/12

Then makes installations about what she sees, like her new show at MSVU comments      0


Gus-Con Sci-Fi-Con

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Gus-Con Sci-Fi-Con

posted by TARA THORNE, May 31/12

Museum of Natural History marries knowledge and obsession comments      0


National treasures

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National treasures

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, May 24/12

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art’s Oh, Canada exhibit opens this Saturday and turns the focus northward with a solid crew of locals comments      0


The Fabric of Clay stitches together an artists' life

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The Fabric of Clay stitches together an artists' life

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, May 24/12

Alexandra McCurdy celebrates her career as ceramist, printmaker and  curator at SMU comments      0


Gotta getta fund

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Gotta getta fund

posted by NATASCIA LYPNY, May 3/12

Nocturne’s funding story emerges as a complex issue of bureaucratic gaps, missteps and wishful thinking comments      0


National Youth Arts Week hits The Spot

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National Youth Arts Week hits The Spot

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 3/12

Celebrate the creative vibes generated weekly at this innovative creative space for youth and young adults. comments      0


The working's on the wall

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The working's on the wall

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Apr 26/12

Emily Davidson’s Agitate Educate Organise links the history of female workers to the history of female artists. comments      1


Derrick R. Dixon's <i>Planned Obsolescence</i>

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Derrick R. Dixon's Planned Obsolescence

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 26/12

A mixed-media exhibition at Lost & Found gets it's inspiration from a busted iPhone and the death of a billionaire. comments      1


Wrapped up in <i>Rooted</i>

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Wrapped up in Rooted

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 19/12

Mary E. Black Gallery's exhibit of art quilts kicks off the countdown for Canadian Quilters Associations national conference. comments      0


Fashionable <i>Paper Threads</i>

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Fashionable Paper Threads

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 12/12

Argyle Fine Art's group show uses paper dolls to flash back to Titanic times. comments      0


Sculpture vulture

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Sculpture vulture

posted by SIMON THIBAULT, Mar 29/12

The Sculpture Lecture Series brings in contemporary sculpture’s heavy hitters to talk about this growing field. comments      0


<i>Hyperflat</i>'s depth

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Hyperflat's depth

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Mar 29/12

Artist Jeannie Thib reveals the building blocks of life through sculptural installation at Saint Mary's Art Gallery. comments      0


<i>Unbound</i>'s public reading

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Unbound's public reading

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 22/12

Dalhousie Art Gallery pays homage to the resilience of books and printed matter. comments      0


<i>Intensive Care</i> heals

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Intensive Care heals

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 15/12

New York artist Susanna Heller drew to get through her husbands illness, see the powerful collection at Mount Saint Vincent’s gallery. comments      0


Dreaming of <i>(i)Pad 3</i>

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Dreaming of (i)Pad 3

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

NSCAD's a.corn inc. introduces a line of conceptual craft. comments      0


Wearable Art attack

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Wearable Art attack

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 8/12

NSCAD celebrates 22 years of frame-worthy fashion, 23 student designers, plus some special guests. comments      0


Eyelevel's shelf life

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Eyelevel's shelf life

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 1/12

Multiples and printed matter from around the world have found their way to Gottingen thanks to the biennial Eyelevel Reshelving Initiative 5. comments      0


<i>afterAnna</i> gets physical

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afterAnna gets physical

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Feb 23/12

The bi-weekly performance art series provides street-level artistry every other Monday. comments      0


Get drawn in by <i>The Allure of the Print</i>

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Get drawn in by The Allure of the Print

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 23/12

Studio 21 uncovers the wide scope of printmaking. comments      0


Talk of the town

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Talk of the town

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 16/12

PechaKucha Night 10 gets people talking about Cities, ours in particular. comments      1


<i>Great Eastern Sun</i> rises

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Great Eastern Sun rises

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 16/12

Learn about Nova Scotia's Shambhala community, past and present, at the Canadian Immigration Museum at Pier 21. comments      0


Can’t stop, won’t stop

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Can’t stop, won’t stop

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Feb 9/12

Lisa Lipton’s new exhibition, Stop @ Forever, brings together trusted collaborators and musical moments from her varied art practice. comments      1


Venture <b>Under the Canopy</b>

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Venture Under the Canopy

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 9/12

The Museum of Natural History and Little Ray's Reptile Zoo bring exotic visitors to Halifax for Life Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest comments      0


Finding <i>Black and Light</i>

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Finding Black and Light

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 2/12

Lisa Cochrane’s love for found objects, and her appreciation for the natural world, help her turn road kill into assemblage art. comments      0


The Black Rabbit Festival gives you a jump this winter

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The Black Rabbit Festival gives you a jump this winter

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jan 26/12

The festival will be your mid-winter booster shot of art. comments      0


Collage life

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Collage life

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 12/12

Paula Grenon’s Kelbar Cut and Paste/Worried Everyday For a Decade showcases years of drawings and collages. comments      0


Greek sculpture maiden Halifax

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Greek sculpture maiden Halifax

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jan 5/12

Six Low-Cast Maidens in Search of a Porch is a great exhibit to start the new year. comments      0


MSVU gets to the Heart and Spirit of Our Communities

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MSVU gets to the Heart and Spirit of Our Communities

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 5/12

A new diversity-focussed series screens Long Road to Justice: The Viola Desmond Story to kick-off. comments      0


<i>City Seen</i> sprawls

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City Seen sprawls

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 5/12

Swoon Fine Art, Antiques & Fashion brings a group show based on the cityscape, with works in paint, photography, textiles and more. comments      0


2011’s art heaven

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2011’s art heaven

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 22/11

This year had some highs and lows for the art scene in Halifax, but one thing’s for sure: art is at the heart of our city. comments      0


Kim Dawn's in (Parentheses)

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Kim Dawn's in (Parentheses)

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 15/11

A new north end gallery opens with an exhibit that digs at marginalization and self-image. comments      0


Forever in Flux resonates

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Forever in Flux resonates

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 8/11

The NSCAD Feminist collective remembers the Montreal Massacre with messages in many mediums. comments      0


Sea plus

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Sea plus

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Dec 1/11

Caitlyn Purcell’s ocean-inspired jewellery evokes Stevie Nicks on a seaside stroll. comments      0


The Craig Gallery's <i>Small Wonders</i>

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The Craig Gallery's Small Wonders

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 1/11

Craig regulars give back by donating small works to this silent auction and gallery fundraiser. comments      0


Cathy Busby goes on the record

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Cathy Busby goes on the record

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 1/11

Just in time for World AIDS Day Steve's Vinyl celebrates the life, and music collection of Steve Busby. comments      0


<i>Living Evidence</i> of the lost

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Living Evidence of the lost

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Nov 24/11

Rosalie Favell documents the pain of love with photos. comments      0


Five years of For the Love of Art

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Five years of For the Love of Art

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 17/11

Leave Out ViolencE embraces creativity for their annual fundraiser. comments      0


Kye-Yeon Son's fine craft

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Kye-Yeon Son's fine craft

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 10/11

The Saidye Bronfman award-winner and NSCAD professor brings Vessel/ Jewellery to Mary E. Black. comments      0


<i>Preparing for Dawn</i> sheds light

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Preparing for Dawn sheds light

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 3/11

A crowd-sourced photography exhibit, curated by NSCAD's Tarek Abouamin, captures 18 days at Tahrir Square. comments      0


Happy Hallaucoin

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Happy Hallaucoin

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 27/11

Our boy Rich models costumes based on four musical styles that you love. Or someone you know loves, anyway. comments      0


Master minds

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Master minds

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 27/11

Five works of photography, mixed media, design and recording arts compete for the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. comments      0


Analog Stereograms from Synthetic Space takes Alderney Theatre

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Analog Stereograms from Synthetic Space takes Alderney Theatre

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 13/11

Robert Drisdelle and Heather Rappard go 3D for Nocturne, and invite you along on the trip. comments      1


Star struck

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Star struck

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, Oct 13/11

Ilan Sandler’s Ursa Major’s Visit is art for the starry-eyed. comments      0


Get in the van

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Get in the van

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 13/11

Noah Derek Logan’s Six White Cubes is a collection of galleries on the go. comments      0


Nocturne Quick Picks

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Nocturne Quick Picks

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, HILARY BEAUMONT, ALLISON SAUNDERS AND SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Oct 13/11

Must see events for Saturday's free public art crawl comments      0


Revealing <i>Three Faces of Realism</i>

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Revealing Three Faces of Realism

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 6/11

Three accomplished local artists work towards a more prominent voice for realist art. comments      0


Hannah Thomson gets real

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Hannah Thomson gets real

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 29/11

Pretty Picture Friend opens at FRED, telling stories through cellphone captures. comments      0


A Moveable feat

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A Moveable feat

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 22/11

Kyle Durrie brings her mobile print shop across North America, with a stop in Halifax this weekend. Julie Sobowale stops the presses. comments      0


Get friendly with ecLoTHES

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Get friendly with ecLoTHES

Sep 22/11

The Centre for Art and Technology brings Canada's finest sustainable fashions to the runway. comments      0


<i>Significant Figures </i> is to die for

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Significant Figures is to die for

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Sep 22/11

Igor Kolodin takes a mystic look at the famous. comments      0


Finding Ana

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Finding Ana

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 15/11

Writer Christine Redfern and illustrator Caro Caron illuminate a feminist artist’s forgotten life with their book launch and artist talk this Wednesday. comments      1


Sobey Art Award Shortlist exhibit opens

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Sobey Art Award Shortlist exhibit opens

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 15/11

Six contemporary Canadian artists, including Newfoundlands Zeke Moores, display their work at the AGNS. comments      0


Outside art

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Outside art

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 8/11

This year’s Hopscotch festival offers artists a chance for self-expression, but councillor Linda Mosher wishes they’d say it, not spray it. Jacob Boon paints the picture. comments      13


Micah Lexier and Kelly Mark go <i>Head-to-Head</i>

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Micah Lexier and Kelly Mark go Head-to-Head

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 8/11

Two NSCAD grads team up for a two-person show, showcasing their well-aligned inspirations and processes. comments      0


Back from the Fringe of failure

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Back from the Fringe of failure

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, Sep 8/11

It took a unilateral decision and town hall meeting to bring the festival’s focus back on content. Hilary Beaumont recounts the drama comments      1


Take a dip in <i>Blue Pools</i>

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Take a dip in Blue Pools

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 1/11

Wayne Boucher brings an exhibit 30 years in the making to Gallery Page & Strange. comments      0


<i>Metamorphosis</i> rocks

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Metamorphosis rocks

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 18/11

Photographer Colin Campbell captures the colour, shape and texture of coastal rock formations. comments      0


Photo copy: Syperek’s <i>Purchased Memories</i>

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Photo copy: Syperek’s Purchased Memories

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Aug 4/11

Ginevra Syperek gives new life to old photos in Purchased Memories. Jaime Forsythe takes a peek. comments      0


Buy art for the Skatepark

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Buy art for the Skatepark

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 4/11

Artists, musicians and skaters are raising funds to give the Halifax Common skatepark some well-deserved love. comments      1


Eleanor King's night moves

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Eleanor King's night moves

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 4/11

With a Nuit Blanche piece in the works, King takes artist residency with the Centre for Art Tapes. comments      0


<i> Paper Weight</i> holds it down

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Paper Weight holds it down

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 28/11

Kate Walchuk’s used and abused objects find their dream home in Lost and Found. comments      0


Parks and crafts

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Parks and crafts

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 21/11

NSDCC’s Designer Craft show is taking over Victoria Park this weekend. comments      0


<i>The Pigeon Project </i> pops up

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The Pigeon Project pops up

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jul 14/11

Pay close attention to the windows on Granville Square and you'll find Morag Schonken's feathered friends. comments      0


Inside Cambridge

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Inside Cambridge

posted by TARA THORNE, Jul 7/11

John Devlin's architectural drawings of Cambridge University began as art therapy and became a book. Tara Thorne wanders the grounds. comments      2


Twenty-five years of Jazz Fest in photos

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Twenty-five years of Jazz Fest in photos

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jul 7/11

Musicians, enthusiasts and photographers help to build a anniversary photo retrospective. comments      0


Kara Bargmann’s off on a <i>Tangent</i>

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Kara Bargmann’s off on a Tangent

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 30/11

The NSCAD student considers nature’s way with geometry in her new jewelry series. comments      0


Big night under the big top

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Big night under the big top

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 23/11

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia fires it up for their second annual Carnivale AGNS fundraiser gala. comments      0


Arts and recreation

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Arts and recreation

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 23/11

Eyelevel Gallery Public Performance Series brings the gallery to the people this weekend. Stephanie Johns forages for the arts. comments      1


<i>Silence and Memory: The Lost Bells of Europe</i> rings true

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Silence and Memory: The Lost Bells of Europe rings true

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 16/11

The Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery exhibition of plaster casts of church bells are steeped in history. Laura Kenins follows the curve. comments      1


Working the <i>Night Shift</i>

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Working the Night Shift

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 16/11

NSCAD’s school of extended studies showcases their work and invites you to make your own. comments      1


Eric Desmarais and Palimpsest take the Khyber

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Eric Desmarais and Palimpsest take the Khyber

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 9/11

Le mot traduit le bruit des contingences passées opens, Palimpsest launches and the CARFAC conference comes to town. comments      0


The darker side of the city

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The darker side of the city

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Jun 2/11

Jonathan Johnson takes his landscape paintings in an abstract direction. comments      0


James Franco and Allison Higgins bring their collaborative show to the Anna Leonowens

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James Franco and Allison Higgins bring their collaborative show to the Anna Leonowens

posted by SANDI RANKADUWA, May 26/11

James Franco and Allison Higgins team up for an exhibit that Sandi Rankaduwa would give her right arm to see. comments      0


Good dirt

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Good dirt

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 26/11

Dirt, Detritus and Vermin finds the beautiful details in degenerate objects. comments      0


Erica Leal puts her best <i>Face</i> forward

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Erica Leal puts her best Face forward

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 19/11

The NSCAD grad's  Face Value examines the performance of jewellery. comments      0


Carl Stewart looks beneath the sheets

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Carl Stewart looks beneath the sheets

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, May 12/11

From curbside junk to stunning textile pieces, fragments looks at old mattresses in a brand new way. comments      0


Suit yourself

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Suit yourself

posted by KATE WATSON, May 5/11

The Suitcase Festival showcases small shows and surprises. Kate Watson unpacks the story. comments      0


Get lost in  <i>Reconnaissance</i>

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Get lost in Reconnaissance

posted by DAVE LALONDE, May 5/11

Peter Hill's new collection of textured paintings deserves a very close look. comments      1


Wear and tear

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Wear and tear

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 21/11

NSCAD’s Wearable Art Show constructs and deconstructs fashion in varied disciplines. Laura Kenins sits front row. comments      0


Hot damn, it's Hot Jesus!

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Hot damn, it's Hot Jesus!

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 21/11

An inspired event from Art Cabaret combines paint, music and the lord himself. comments      0


Sprint to the finish with <i>Recorded Routes</i>

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Sprint to the finish with Recorded Routes

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 14/11

NSACD's Victoria Manzer combines exercise and art in personal installation piece. comments      0


Jason Skinner's a people person

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Jason Skinner's a people person

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 31/11

People on the Street imagines what Canada would be like comments      0


Sarah Burwash

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Sarah Burwash

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 24/11

Calling the Caves chronicles Canadian landscape with drawings, sewn works, pottery and jewelry. comments      0


Navigating <i>Traffic</i>

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Navigating Traffic

posted by LAURA KENINS, Mar 17/11

An historical conceptual art installation hits all four university art galleries at once. comments      0


<i>The Feminine Form</i> takes shape

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The Feminine Form takes shape

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 17/11

Basia Lukwinski mixes media to appreciate beauty in all forms. comments      0


Cara Sawka knows what it's all about

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Cara Sawka knows what it's all about

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 3/11

Sculpture exhibition it's (not) all about you opens at The Chase Exhibition Room. comments      0


Keith Cossey sets sail

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Keith Cossey sets sail

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Mar 3/11

A photography exhibit at ViewPoint looks at the intricacies of tall ships. comments      0


<i> Walk a Mile</i> captures Kenya

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Walk a Mile captures Kenya

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 17/11

Photographer Mary Jefferson captures the faces behind the places she visited in Africa. comments      0


Feast your eyes on the <i> Falling Woman</i>

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Feast your eyes on the Falling Woman

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 17/11

A video installation at the new Eyelevel Gallery challenges the exploitative gaze. comments      0


Shaking it up

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Shaking it up

posted by LIZZY HILL, Feb 10/11

World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will turn his eyes on salt and pepper shakers before a lecture at Pier 21. comments      0


<i>Exit</i> plan

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Exit plan

posted by LIZZY HILL, Feb 3/11

New York photographer Cornelia Hediger’s self-portraits relive the stresses and anxieties of life in your 20s comments      0


Shannon Brown's sweet retreat

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Shannon Brown's sweet retreat

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Feb 3/11

A NSCAD student illustrates her own children's story with The Pastry King . comments      0


Sue's large and in charge

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Sue's large and in charge

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 27/11

comments      0


The Centre for Art Tapes harvests bright ideas

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The Centre for Art Tapes harvests bright ideas

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 20/11

Out of the Centre showcases the work of media arts scholarship recipients for one night only comments      0


<em>Kloqowej (Star)</em> keeps it all in the family

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Kloqowej (Star) keeps it all in the family

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 20/11

A 30 year retrospective of Caroline Gould's work brings in a special curator. comments      0


My body of work

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My body of work

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 13/11

As part of a NSCAD photo class full of strong images, Meghan Clarkston turns the camera on herself to expose her eating disorder. comments      14


In Goodwin’s hands

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In Goodwin’s hands

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jan 13/11

Halifax is the first stop on the three-year tour of Betty Goodwin: Darkness and Memory, celebrating one of Canada’s most talented artists. comments      0


Pier 21 takes centre ice

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Pier 21 takes centre ice

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 13/11

Lace Up: Canada's Passion for Skating tells the story behind the beloved sport. comments      0


A studio study

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A studio study

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 6/11

Halifax may be home to some of Canada’s top artists, but there are few places for them to work. We say goodbye to the Propeller studios. comments      0


Suzanne Caines' work in progress

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Suzanne Caines' work in progress

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jan 6/11

Spaces of Places gives a glimpse at an artist at work. comments      0


Katie Belcher dreams big

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Katie Belcher dreams big

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 30/10

 The Archive:2007-2010  gathers inspiration from found and imagined objects. comments      0


Your friendly neighborhood art gallery

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Your friendly neighborhood art gallery

Dec 23/10

Megan Leslie has put her office walls to good use and she wants you to check it out. comments      0


Miro Davis goes back to nature with <i>Skins</i>

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Miro Davis goes back to nature with Skins

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 16/10

A mixed media sculpture collection at the Hydrostone Gallery examines 3d spaces. comments      0


The AGNS turns over a new leaf with <i>Akousmaflore</i>

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The AGNS turns over a new leaf with Akousmaflore

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 9/10

An interactive installation within The Last Frontier has plants and people canoodling. comments      0


Picture perfect

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Picture perfect

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 2/10

Logan Hynes examines the narrative behind unflattering snapshots in her exhibit Bad Photo. comments      0


Deck the halls with handmade treasures

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Deck the halls with handmade treasures

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Dec 2/10

The fifth annual Halifax Crafters Winter Carnival turns the Olympic Centre into a shopper's paradise. comments      0


A mystery worth solving

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A mystery worth solving

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 25/10

Mum's the word at Adsum's charity art show and sale. comments      0


Kim Morgan sees the light

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Kim Morgan sees the light

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 18/10

Range Light, Borden-Carleton illuminates MSVU's art gallery for one more week. comments      0


ViewPoint has a red carpet birthday

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ViewPoint has a red carpet birthday

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Nov 11/10

The gallery celebrates its 10th with a fundraiser and "Habana: An Intimate Portrait" comments      0


<i>5 Easy Steps (to the end of the world)</i>

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5 Easy Steps (to the end of the world)

posted by KATE WATSON, Nov 4/10

If you get to only one theatre production before year-end, make it Zuppa Theatre's newest. comments      0


Going industrial

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Going industrial

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Nov 4/10

Artist Colin Lyons recreates repurposed and decaying factories along the Lachine Canal, using zinc plates and a printing press. comments      0


Kent Monkman triumphs

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Kent Monkman triumphs

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Oct 28/10

The Toronto-based Cree artist creates reversed colonial fairy tales with fun, sexual undertones. comments      0


<i>Input/Output</i> plugs in

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Input/Output plugs in

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Oct 21/10

The Centre for Art Tapes sets up its electronic art residents' installations for an interactive show. comments      0


Nocturne spotlight: Coast picks

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Nocturne spotlight: Coast picks

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN AND LAURA KENINS, Oct 14/10

With over 100 art projects and gallery shows, midnight will come around before you know it. comments      1


Nocturne spotlight: Ursula Johnson: <i>Elmiet</i>

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Nocturne spotlight: Ursula Johnson: Elmiet

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 14/10

Watch for the masked Mi’kmaq artist parading downtown, in preparation for a symbolically violent ceremony. comments      0


Nocturne spotlight: Window Ballet

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Nocturne spotlight: Window Ballet

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 14/10

Lisa Lipton and 20 artists turns a north end house into a sidewalk voyeur’s dream. comments      1


Nocturne spotlight: City Mail

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Nocturne spotlight: City Mail

posted by ANNA DUCKWORTH, Oct 14/10

Alison Creba's alternative mail service delivers a one-night post office. comments      1


Nocturne spotlight: A Year In the Making

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Nocturne spotlight: A Year In the Making

posted by MICHAEL FRAIMAN, Oct 14/10

After a long battle, Scott Saunders’ collective of artists is the first to get by the Public Garden gates. comments      2


Carbon copying the Morris building

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Carbon copying the Morris building

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Oct 14/10

Artists Sarah Haydon Roy and Charley Young invite you into a ghost form of the Morris building for the night of Nocturne. comments      0


Photographing oddities

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Photographing oddities

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 30/10

NSCAD photography students break the rules with this alternative process exhibition. comments      0


Painting a <i>Declared Surplus</i>

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Painting a Declared Surplus

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 23/10

Artist Steven Rhude gives voice to lighthouses that have been tagged as obsolete. comments      0


Creating the <i>Best Movie Never</i>

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Creating the Best Movie Never

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 16/10

Argyle Fine Art asked artists to make posters of the best movie never made---they responded with a fantasy land of inspiration. comments      0


Peeking <i>Behind the Scenes</i>

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Peeking Behind the Scenes

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 16/10

ViewPoint Gallery hosts a film stills exhibition, just in time for the Atlantic Film Festival. comments      0


Walking shoes: Directed by DAMMSel

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Walking shoes: Directed by DAMMSel

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 9/10

Guided by iPhone GPS, Léola LeBlanc's DAMMSel Day takes walkers on a fictional tour of Dartmouth's sites. Sean Flinn follows. comments      1


Stephen Kelly: WaveUp

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Stephen Kelly: WaveUp

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 9/10

Listen to the ocean through Kelly's wave-capturing kinetic scuplture at the AGNS. comments      0


Layering on the <i>Urban Sprawl</i>

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Layering on the Urban Sprawl

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 2/10

Jack Bishop's gorgeous, bold paintings speak to consumerism. comments      0


Inside the Lodge

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Inside the Lodge

posted by LAURA KENINS, Aug 26/10

Scott Saunders’ Grand Lodge is built out of furniture and other materials he salvaged from the old Barrington Freemasons Hall. comments      5


<i>Giving Notice:Words on Walls</i> appears

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Giving Notice:Words on Walls appears

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Aug 26/10

The new Dalhousie Art Gallery exhibit invited a group of local and international artists to install their typography directly on the gallery's walls. comments      0


On the periphery

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On the periphery

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 19/10

Losing It, a new exhibition at MSVU Art Gallery, intimately peers into mental health and anxiety issues. comments      0


Tracks: Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program

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Tracks: Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Aug 19/10

Eyelevel Gallery hosts this VANS exhibition, showcasing emerging talents alongside their program mentors. comments      0


White Rabbit Multimedia Festival

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White Rabbit Multimedia Festival

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Aug 12/10

Head to Upper Economy this weekend for outdoor art installations and a camping good time. comments      0


Nomi Chi reveals <i>What Found me in the Woods</i>

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Nomi Chi reveals What Found me in the Woods

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Aug 5/10

Twisted fairy tale creatures attack in the Vancouver tattoo artist's new Utility Gallery exhibition. comments      0


Looking into <i>Camera Obscura</i>

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Looking into Camera Obscura

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 29/10

Graham Ward hand-crafts larger-than–normal cameras to capture the aesthetic he wants. comments      0


Kiano Zamani's sacred geometry

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Kiano Zamani's sacred geometry

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 22/10

The NSCAD student prepares a show of sacred geometry and Iranian music for meditative qualities. comments      0


Eyelevel Gallery's Members' Weekly 2010

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Eyelevel Gallery's Members' Weekly 2010

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 15/10

The Gottingen Street gallery keeps summer busy with one show a week until the middle of August. comments      0


Scott Conarroe gets railroaded

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Scott Conarroe gets railroaded

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jul 8/10

Photographer Scott Conarroe travelled across North America documenting train tracks and how they occupy the landscape. comments      1


Scoot, scoot!

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Scoot, scoot!

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 8/10

Photographer Shehab Illyas takes stock of Halifax's scooter community, one portrait at a time. comments      0


On the boardwalk

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On the boardwalk

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 1/10

Artists set up their work for a Canada Day exhibition along the Dartmouth waterfront. comments      0


HRM's Contemporary Visual Art Award Shortlist Exhibition

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HRM's Contemporary Visual Art Award Shortlist Exhibition

Jun 24/10

Artists Aaron Weldon, Kyle Monchuk, David Harper, Jessica Hein and Sara Hartland-Rowe exhibit their shortlisted works. comments      0


Getting a souvenir tattoo

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Getting a souvenir tattoo

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 24/10

Halifax tattoo artists talk anchors, swallows and other ways for sailors to mark Fleet Week comments      0


Community canvas

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Community canvas

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jun 17/10

The Arts Engage! exhibition displays community art from across the HRM. comments      0


Alderney Gate Library's big 2-0

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Alderney Gate Library's big 2-0

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jun 10/10

Wish the Dartmouth library a happy two decades at its historic---and celebratory---photo exhibition. comments      0


Ranters, Ravers and Raconteurs

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Ranters, Ravers and Raconteurs

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jun 10/10

Eyelevel Gallery's emerging artists show brings Atlantic artists to the window front. comments      0


Knit-in to get in

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Knit-in to get in

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 27/10

Pull some yarn together for knit-wrapped invitations to the next Halifax Central Library public consultation. comments      3


Opening <i>Hidden Windows</i>

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Opening Hidden Windows

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 27/10

Obey Convention’s visual arts exhibit takes a peek into everyday lives. comments      0


Indelible Ink

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Indelible Ink

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, May 20/10

If you’re considering getting a big tattoo, the emotional impact might be more intense than you think. It’s a weight—and joy—that far outlasts the pain of the needle. comments      7


Church DNA

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Church DNA

May 20/10

Photographer and architecural historian Peter Coffman tells the story of Nova Scotia’s Anglican churches before it’s too late. comments      1


House bound

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House bound

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 13/10

David Hoffos' evocative video funhouse at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia was born out of a recurring dream. comments      0


Starfish Properties Student Art Awards Exhibition

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Starfish Properties Student Art Awards Exhibition

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 13/10

Amelie Proulx wins the first Starfish Properties award---the first in a new NSCAD tradition. comments      0


<i>Wireframe</i> traces the Khyber’s Ballroom Gallery

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Wireframe traces the Khyber’s Ballroom Gallery

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 6/10

Scott Rogers’ new installation uses glow-in-the-dark tape to highlight the detail in architecture. comments      0


David Hoffos: Scenes from the House Dream

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David Hoffos: Scenes from the House Dream

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 29/10

Lethbridge video artists beams into the AGNS comments      0


Manuela lalic’s meeting accessort is “a metaphor for a collective movement”

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Manuela lalic’s meeting accessort is “a metaphor for a collective movement”

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 22/10

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IRiSs Labs #7: &#8232;Mined machine dreams

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IRiSs Labs #7: 
Mined machine dreams

Apr 15/10

An experiment artists will be conducting Saturday at the North Street Church, you're not sure whether the night will erupt in photo-epileptic seizures or a dance revolution. comments      0


NSCAD gets fired up

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NSCAD gets fired up

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 15/10

Ceramics department show and sale comments      0


Isolation

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Isolation

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 8/10

Artist Jessica Korderas uses her paintings and resin to explore what it means to be lonely without being alone. comments      0


Karen Tam trades spaces

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Karen Tam trades spaces

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 1/10

Montreal artist Karen Tam once turned the Khyber into a Canadian Chinese diner. Now she’s transformed MSVU Art Gallery into an opium den. comments      0


Dyan Marie and Bill Marshall: Disrupted Pictures

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Dyan Marie and Bill Marshall: Disrupted Pictures

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 1/10

The Dalhouse Art Gallery exhibition walks you through analogous and digital worlds. comments      0


Those left behind

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Those left behind

Mar 25/10

Scott Chisholm is opening a dialogue by photo-documenting portraits of people who've lost loved ones to suicide. comments      1


The Centre for Art Tapes: Animation with Love!

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The Centre for Art Tapes: Animation with Love!

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Mar 25/10

CFAT's animation program shows a screening of short animated media from across the country. comments      0


Gerald Ferguson's landscapes

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Gerald Ferguson's landscapes

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Mar 18/10

The last series from the painter is a surprising depature. comments      0


Get signed by Cameron Stewart

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Get signed by Cameron Stewart

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Mar 18/10

Award-winning Canadian comic artist Cameron Stewart is visiting Halifax this weekend, signing comics and saying hello. comments      0


I spy: Nina Levitt at SMU Gallery

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I spy: Nina Levitt at SMU Gallery

posted by LIZZY HILL, Mar 11/10

Nina Levitt’s interactive exhibition Little Breeze pays homage to Britain’s first female spies and secret agents. comments      0


Yassine Ouhilal goes north

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Yassine Ouhilal goes north

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Mar 11/10

Surf photographer's new show Thawscapes is firmly rooted in the Arctic landscape. comments      0


Twenty + Change

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Twenty + Change

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 4/10

A travelling exhibition of projects by emerging Canadian architects comments      0


Catherine Clover is winging it

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Catherine Clover is winging it

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 25/10

Australian artist Catherine Clover works with an unlikely muse: pigeons and other urban birds. comments      0


Nocturne spotlight: Water Works

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Nocturne spotlight: Water Works

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 11/10

David Clark and Kim Morgan used a vending machine to teach Olympians about water. Now, drink it up at Nocturne. comments      3


Tyler Munford gives the big picture

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Tyler Munford gives the big picture

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 28/10

Two months after his run-in with a bouncer, NSCAD student Tyler Munford discusses the hard lessons learned. comments      12


Diane Landry’s beautiful ordinary

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Diane Landry’s beautiful ordinary

posted by LIZZY HILL, Jan 21/10

Umbrellas, salad spinners, keys: Quebec artist Diane Landry takes commonplace objects and transforms them into moving, magical beings. comments      0


Young artists go outside in

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Young artists go outside in

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jan 7/10

For the young artists in SMU Art Gallery’s Pulp Fiction, institutional approval has never meant as much as their DIY communal spirit. comments      0


AGNS' portrait of problems

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AGNS' portrait of problems

posted by SEAN FLINN, Dec 31/09

No thanks to floods and economic crises, 2009 was a tough year for the underfunded and understaffed Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. comments      4


Jean-Pierre Gauthier's Noise control

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Jean-Pierre Gauthier's Noise control

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Dec 24/09

Kinetic sculptures from Sobey Art Award winner Jean-Pierre Gauthier surprise both visitors and the artist himself. comments      0


Textile artist Brownlee weaves a message

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Textile artist Brownlee weaves a message

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Dec 10/09

Sandra Brownlee had abandoned the loom, but discovered the power of textile to connect words and feelings. comments      2


Sara Angelucci's family ties

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Sara Angelucci's family ties

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 5/09

By sharing her family's story, Sara Angelucci tries to "come to terms with my own identity and my own history." comments      0


Rwandan history channelled through art

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Rwandan history channelled through art

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Oct 29/09

Four Rwandan artists are eager to share their work as a "mirror of how we see the world." Holly Gordon speaks to Bill Ruterana and Jean Yves Masengo before their opening. comments      0


Gerald Ferguson’s legacy

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Gerald Ferguson’s legacy

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Oct 15/09

Gerald Ferguson is being remembered around the world as a passionate teacher and mentor, but foremost, an artist. comments      2


Nocturne by sight

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Nocturne by sight

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 15/09

Sense it Saturday night: This year Nocturne offers even more public art happenings: from six to midnight, with 30 galleries and 34 special projects, the streets of Halifax will be overflowing with images, performance and energy. To help get your night started, we've mapped out two routes. Follow the visual arts trail. comments      0


The sounds of Nocturne

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The sounds of Nocturne

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Oct 15/09

Sense it Saturday night: This year Nocturne offers even more public art happenings: from six to midnight, with 30 galleries and 34 special projects, the streets of Halifax will be overflowing with images, performance and energy. To help get your night started, we've mapped out two routes. Choose the audio trail. comments      0


Nocturne's building inspection

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Nocturne's building inspection

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 15/09

For this year's festival, artists are turning the inside out, drawing attention to the city's architecture: modern, historic, empty and forgotten. comments      0


Kate Beaton’s drawing lessons

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Kate Beaton’s drawing lessons

posted by VINCENZO RAVINA, Aug 20/09

Comic artist Kate Beaton turns the past on its head, with wonderful inside jokes that will make history and literary buffs chuckle. comments      16


Magical Nomi Chi

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Magical Nomi Chi

posted by LAURA KENINS, Aug 6/09

Young Vancouver tattooist and painter Nomi Chi populates her work with dark fairy tale creatures, animals and mythological beings. comments      0


Susan Bozic is picture perfect

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Susan Bozic is picture perfect

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jul 16/09

Carl is a catch, if you ignore the fact that he's a mannequin. Artist Susan Bozic talks about The Dating Portfolio. comments      0


Angela Carlsen captures buildings' sleeping beauty

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Angela Carlsen captures buildings' sleeping beauty

posted by LIZZY HILL, Jul 9/09

Angela Carlsen takes colourful photos of abandoned buildings, uncovering their quiet and unexpected life. comments      2


Vessna Perunovich’s tight squeeze

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Vessna Perunovich’s tight squeeze

posted by MEREDITH DAULT, Jul 2/09

The Toronto artist expresses ideas about home, space and displacement through her multimedia installations, performances and hugs. We embrace her retrospective show. comments      0


Musical layers peeled back in <i>Sometimes Always</i>

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Musical layers peeled back in Sometimes Always

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 11/09

Hold onto your 8-track: Sometimes Always, a new show at the AGNS, brings outmoded music technology back to life. comments      0


Secret agent at Eyelevel Gallery

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Secret agent at Eyelevel Gallery

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, May 18/09

Annik Gaudet takes her collection of anonymous secrets and turns them into art for a one-day show. comments      0


Eyelevel Gallery turns back the calendar for anniversary show

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Eyelevel Gallery turns back the calendar for anniversary show

posted by MEREDITH DAULT, May 14/09

Eyelevel Gallery celebrates its 35th anniversary show by travelling back to 1974 and replacing email with a rotary phone. comments      0


AJA Silver: David Harper's Wild things

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AJA Silver: David Harper's Wild things

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 4/09

The rising art star builds his own creatures using taxidermy and embroidery. comments      0


Comics biz suits up for Free Comic Book Day

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Comics biz suits up for Free Comic Book Day

posted by GREG WADE, Apr 30/09

Is the current economic climate kryptonite to the comic-publishing industry? Local sellers and artists spill some ink on the eve of Free Comic Book Day comments      0


Gut reaction

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Gut reaction

posted by LAURA KENINS, Mar 12/09

Artist Mary-Anne Wensley builds sculptures out of dried pig intestine, a material that both fascinates and repulses her. comments      0


Art of living in the Khyber ICA

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Art of living in the Khyber ICA

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 26/09

Part performance and part sculptural installation, artist Stephanie McNair transformed the Khyber ICA into her home. comments      5


Upstairs Bachelor party

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Upstairs Bachelor party

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 19/09

Upstairs Apartment Gallery, a new monthly art event, is becoming popular for its casual, house-party atmosphere. comments      2


Harbour solutions

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Harbour solutions

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 5/09

Doug Guildford's netted and buoyed sculptures, prints and photographs recall the lure of the ocean and the debris that washes up on shores. comments      0


Doctor Enns strips down comics

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Doctor Enns strips down comics

posted by TONY FERGUSON, Jan 29/09

Dalhousie University is offering a course on cartoons and comics, the first of its kind in Canada. comments      0


Jason Fitzpatrick's skin city

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Jason Fitzpatrick's skin city

posted by LIZZY HILL, Jan 8/09

Artist Jason W.F. Fitzpatrick lends his back and blood to his MSVU gallery performance, Bite and Burn Encore. comments      0


Arts 2008: Life of the arty

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Arts 2008: Life of the arty

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN AND KATE WATSON, Jan 1/09

There were picnics in your face, hockey mixed with art and Fewer Emergencies in 2008. Kate Watson and Sue Carter Flinn round up a year of cultural happenings. comments      0


Park life

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Park life

posted by MEREDITH DAULT, Dec 11/08

Five NSCAD sculpture students respond to a fantasy public art competition for Point Pleasant Park. comments      0


Two-Timing: Jimmie Sepulis and Tanya Davis

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Two-Timing: Jimmie Sepulis and Tanya Davis

Dec 4/08

Sure thing: Jimmie Sepulis art opening Thursday, December 4 comments      0


Cool air

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Cool air

posted by LAURA KENINS, Nov 27/08

Flight Dreams, an exhibition of contemporary art at the AGNS, explores the forgotten romanticism of flying. comments      0


Photo finish

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Photo finish

posted by SARAH GREENE, Nov 13/08

Repixx artists charged with the task of interpreting Chr!s Sm!th's shots of Nova Scotian musicians. comments      0


Close encounters

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Close encounters

posted by MEREDITH DAULT, Nov 6/08

For her new show at MSVU Gallery, performance artist Suzanne Caines interviews strangers about special locations. comments      0


Nocturne: sight night

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Nocturne: sight night

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 16/08

With more than 50 free art installations and gallery shows across the city, there are lots of ways to experience Halifax's first Nocturne: art at night festival. Here's one route to travel. comments      0


Nocturne: all work and lots of play

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Nocturne: all work and lots of play

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 16/08

The first Nocturne: Art at Night festival will transform Halifax into a giant art party. Sue Carter Flinn asked artists from around town for a sneak peek of the fun to come. comments      0


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Nocturne: the how-to guide

Oct 16/08

Saturday, October 18, 6pm-midnight, free. nocturnehalifax.ca comments      0


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Briony Carros on talent drain

Oct 9/08

Director of Visual Arts Nova Scotia comments      0


Hannah's moving pictures

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Hannah's moving pictures

posted by SAM WORTHINGTON, Sep 25/08

Hannah's Minzloff brings her photos of international subway travel to Halifax Metro Transit buses, as part of this year's Photopolis festival comments      0


Ojingogo ink

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Ojingogo ink

posted by ALISON LANG, Sep 18/08

Matthew Forsythe's debut graphic novel Ojingogo is inspired by Korean cartoon culture. comments      0


Africville art marks the spot

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Africville art marks the spot

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Sep 4/08

Dal students and community leaders mark the doomed African Canadian community with signposts and structures. comments      0


Universities draw them in

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Universities draw them in

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 28/08

Mount Saint Vincent, Saint Mary's and Dalhousie all have art galleries to connect their students to fine art. comments      1


Art Bikers rouse inner rebel

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Art Bikers rouse inner rebel

posted by LAURA KENINS, Aug 14/08

Art Bikers, an environmentally conscious travelling program, delivers creativity to unexpected places this summer. comments      0


Vinyl albums spin new art

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Vinyl albums spin new art

posted by ANDREW ROBINSON, Jul 10/08

Argyle Fine Art's Vinylview finds new delightful uses for old seven-inches. comments      0


Punk rock on the canvas

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Punk rock on the canvas

posted by MICHELLE KAY, Jul 3/08

Michael Lewis's large-scale oil paintings of punk rockers puts the subculture in the artistic spotlight. comments      0


Backyard wildcrafting

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Backyard wildcrafting

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jun 26/08

Anchor Social Centre's new residents, wildcrafters Hannah Jickling and Helen Reed cook up an edition of mint jelly. comments      0


Comic blog hero

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Comic blog hero

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jun 19/08

Rachelle Goguen's blog Living Between Wednesdays has become so popular she'll appear in Batman Strikes this summer. comments      0


Minding the store

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Minding the store

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 5/08

Photographer Suzi Cameron’s exhibition documents the decline of Halifax corner stores comments      0


Work in progress

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Work in progress

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 29/08

NSCAD grad and art star Kelly Mark returns to Halifax for a retrospective comments      0


Art meets hockey

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Art meets hockey

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 8/08

A marriage made in Canada comments      0


Sew Cool

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Sew Cool

Apr 17/08

Blythe Church sculpts retro-inspired objects such as record players and Nintendo games out of felt. comments      0


Newcomer Artist Project

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Newcomer Artist Project

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 3/08

The Newcomer Artist Project reveals how immigrant artists are welcomed into Canada. comments      1


Call and response

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Call and response

posted by LAURA KENINS, Mar 13/08

Mi'kqmaq artist Ursula Johnson responds to 19th century explorer William Hind's artwork comments      0


Winnipeg Babysitter

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Winnipeg Babysitter

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 14/08

Public access TV from Winnipeg in the 1980s is excavated for a presentation at the North Street Church. comments      0


Askevold's mystery tour

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Askevold's mystery tour

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 31/08

The death of pioneering artist David Askevold leaves a sense of loss in the art community. comments      0


Soft sell

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Soft sell

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jan 24/08

NSCAD student Chris Foster’s vending machine makes visual art affordable and fun. comments      0


Photogravure phenomenon

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Photogravure phenomenon

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 10/08

Newfoundland artists Marlene MacCallum and David Morrish resurrected the almost-lost art of photogravure. comments      0


Objects of affection

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Objects of affection

posted by JANE KANSAS, Dec 13/07

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Quick on the draw

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Quick on the draw

posted by MICHELLE KAY, Nov 29/07

Inspired by Japanese kaiju culture, graffiti artist Lucas Ridgeway’s new Utility Gallery showcases another side of the artform. comments      0


Graphic Novel Zombies Calling Debuts

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Graphic Novel Zombies Calling Debuts

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Nov 22/07

In her first graphic novel, Faith Erin Hicks’s kick-ass characters battle both zombies and student loans. comments      0


Allyson Mitchell Does Triple Duty at the Khyber, NeoCraft Conference and FemFest

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Allyson Mitchell Does Triple Duty at the Khyber, NeoCraft Conference and FemFest

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 22/07

Artist, activist and filmmaker transforms entranceways and attitudes with fun-fur, female forms, food and abandoned crafts. comments      0


Metal detector

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Metal detector

Nov 15/07

David Poolman’s multimedia exhibition at Eyelevel Gallery examines underground heavy metal as a worldview. Sean Flinn enters the abyss. comments      0


Wonder full

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Wonder full

posted by KATE WATSON, Nov 8/07

Stranger Theatre’s multimedia production And What Alice Found There uncovers the stories behind Lewis Carroll’s famous books. Kate Watson pops down the rabbit hole. comments      0


Hard copy

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Hard copy

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Nov 1/07

Outspoken, acclaimed ceramist Léopold Foulem challenges traditional ideas about conceptual art. Mike Landry crafts the story. comments      0


Eastern trails

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Eastern trails

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Oct 25/07

OneLight Theatre moved out of The Crib and into Neptune Studio for their ambitious new production, The Veil. Mike Landry goes downtown. comments      0


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Cal Lane: Crude

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 25/07

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Fareen Haq

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Oct 25/07

Internationally acclaimed artist Farheen HaQ creates visible poetics. comments      0


Travel channel

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Travel channel

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 18/07

The Here & Now pack up their ukelele, film projector and charming artistic vision for this weekend’s Super 8 Showcase. comments      0


Eyes on the prize

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Eyes on the prize

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 11/07

On Monday, one of five nominated Canadian artists will become this year’s Sobey Award winner, thanks to five curators working behind the scenes. comments      0


Driving lessons

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Driving lessons

posted by GRAHAM PILSWORTH, Sep 27/07

Filmmaker Sam Fisher’s first play In The Backseat wraps up our post 9/11 concerns and fears in a comedic wrapper. comments      0


Circuit school

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Circuit school

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 30/07

Artist and electronics expert Adam Kelly will light up the new NSCC campus, as the college’s first artist-in-residence. comments      0


Photo finish

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Photo finish

Aug 30/07

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Digging deeper

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Digging deeper

posted by ANGELA DAY, Jul 5/07

Guatemalan artist Marlón García Arriaga looks at mining and a small town in Panzós: 25 Years Later. Angela Day reports. comments      0


The world in between

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The world in between

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 28/07

Artist Lucie Chan examines her fraught relationships with strangers in between, and in tears. Sean Flinn reports. comments      0


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Erotic behavior

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Jun 14/07

Local photographer Thomas Larson plays with notions of pornography, erotica and art on his new website, launched this week. Mike Landry brings it all into focus. comments      3


Garment district

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Garment district

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jun 7/07

Artist Lydia Klenck wants clothing to be seen as fine art, not disposable trend. Sue Carter Flinn tries on Garment Works. comments      0


First personal

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First personal

May 24/07

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Drop the needle

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Drop the needle

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 3/07

The women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, didn’t know their quilts would become an international sensation. comments      0


Public Eye contest winners

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Public Eye contest winners

Apr 5/07

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Elementary

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Elementary

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Feb 22/07

Self-taught photographer George Steeves has been taking provocative shots—of artists, of lovers, of himself—for more than three decades. A large cross-section of those go up this week at the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery. comments      0


The wonderful world of <i>Woodrow</i>.

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The wonderful world of Woodrow.

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Feb 1/07

Graeme Patterson builds a town out of love and memory, and along the way makes a sensation—becoming the youngest artist the National Gallery has ever purchased work from. comments      0


Thanks for the visual

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Thanks for the visual

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 28/06

Sue Carter Flinn carries some of her arty Christmas wishes over into the New Year. Are you listening, deities? comments      0


Political platforms

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Political platforms

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 14/06

John van der Woude’s photos of the homes of politicians gives them new, human dimensions. Sue Carter Flinn peeks in. comments      0


Economy of scale

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Economy of scale

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 30/06

Carl Zimmerman balances the scale with his show Landmarks of Industrial Britain. Sean Flinn looks up. And down. comments      0


Pole vault

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Pole vault

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 19/06

Artist Cathy Busby spent months scraping, pulling and cutting 300 posters off telephone poles in north end Halifax. This weekend she launches the result as an exhibition called The North End. "I think it’s so great, the way that things are so mixed up." comments      1


The great north end

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The great north end

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 7/06

This weekend’s inaugural Go North! festival celebrates the art and history of north end Halifax. Two exhibitions—The Right Thing to Do, a multi-media installation, and the audio piece Gone Missing—highlight Gottingen Street’s rich past in the hopes of comments      0


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Where art thou?

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 31/06

Take a time-out from the parties and the books to tour around Halifax’s galleries—it won’t hurt, we promise. comments      0


Dig your Roots

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Dig your Roots

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 3/06

New MSVU Gallery exhibition Roots and Shoots delivers a cross-section of the local art scene. Sue Carter Flinn gets the details. comments      0


Rita education

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Rita education

posted by LIS VAN BERKEL, Jul 20/06

As a retrospective opens at the Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax artist Rita McKeough looks back on a career both figuratively and literally big. comments      1


Visions of Greater things

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Visions of Greater things

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 18/06

David Woods is a “grassroots warrior” uniquely positioned to involve black artists in the province’s cultural conversation. “It’s not ‘Oh, it’s black art’ and you do one show and you’ve covered it, and you can move on.” comments      0


antenna’s up

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antenna’s up

posted by JANE KANSAS, Mar 2/06

antenna, opening this week, is a multimedia installation by Lucy Liu. Jane Kansas talks to her about acting versus art. comments      0


Jacob’s letters

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Jacob’s letters

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 12/06

Artist Luis Jacob takes spam mail and finds the human connection in it. Sue Carter Flinn betters her life by checking it out. comments      0


Soundtown

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Soundtown

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 5/06

Idea of North, an exhibition of audio art by 16 artists from four countries in four Halifax galleries, aims to illuminate how sound defines the tone of a place. comments      6


Art and soul

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Art and soul

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 29/05

The visual arts scene weathered a couple of shakedowns in 2005. Sue Carter Flinn shows how it kept on creating anyway. comments      0


Lucky of the draw

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Lucky of the draw

posted by JON BRUHM, Nov 24/05

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Comic boom

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Comic boom

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Nov 24/05

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The drawer girl

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The drawer girl

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 10/05

Shary Boyle performs her animated drawing piece Songs of Childhood in Halifax this week. Sean Flinn watches and listens. comments      0


Niro and far

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Niro and far

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 27/05

Artist Shelley Niro deconstructs modern iconography andidentity with This Land is Mime Land. Sean Flinn checks it out. comments      0


Tiny Town adventures

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Tiny Town adventures

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 6/05

Painter Matthew Reichertz moves from inter-dependent work into a series that can stand alone. Sean Flinn visits Tiny Town. comments      0


On a roll

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On a roll

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 29/05

Fearless art correspondent Sue Carter Flinn lends a hand rolling a giant eyeball through downtown on its way to installation. comments      0


D’oh! Where’s my deer?

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D’oh! Where’s my deer?

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 22/05

Somebody stole Dustin Wenzel’s 60-pound deer scuplture.Then he found it in the harbour. Sue Carter Flinn bags the story. comments      0


<i>Great</i> escape

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Great escape

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 1/05

Leah Modigliani takes a multimedia approach to our tenuous national identity. Sue Carter Flinn looks through maple glasses. comments      0


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Making monsters

posted by GRAHAM PILSWORTH, Aug 18/05

Inspired by turn-of-the-century silent film and comic mutants, you won’t find Mary Kim’s dolls in the Mattel aisle. comments      0


The art of public art

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The art of public art

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 11/05

A christo exhibit at AGNS celebrates the best, but how does Halifax compare? comments      0


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The stills

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 28/05

Through the inevitable cycles that have seen the Halifax music scene rise to delirious peaks and crash into oblivion, David Cieplinski has been there, capturing it all from the shadows. comments      0


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