Vol. 17, No. 21
Construction of affordable housing on Gottingen a go
Non-profit developer Grant Wanzell says Gottingen Terrace project across from the North Branch library doing "better than the private sector"
By Tim Bousquet
Medjuck discusses plans for discovery centre
Seven Sparks' program heals with sweat
Mi'kmaq Native Friendship Centre runs an innovative program for aboriginal federal prisoners in Dartmouth.
By Lizzy Hill
Flaccid fountain display
By Patrol Superintendent Laportno
Joker’s comedy club finally opens
After a few false starts, Spring Garden Road comedy clubs opens for laughs
By Carsten Knox
Sound Market Studio A café and all ages shows a go
Sound Market Studios on Quinpool Road is constructing a café and has already started booking all ages shows.
Obama's no prize as peacemaker
Stupid wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and possibly Iran give the lie to any notion that the US president supports peace.
By Bruce Wark
Bousquet did a great job on Darwin article
Beautifully clear and understandable writing on a complex subject
By Letters editor
East Coast doesn't do enough for ocean life
Rescue organizations lack resources to carry out such investigations
Tree hugger power
The NDP is off to a great start on land conservation. Let's hope they keep listening to environmentalists.
By Chris Benjamin
Patricia Clarkson steps into leading light
Patricia Clarkson, best known as a talented supporting character actor, finally lands the starring role she deserves in the romantic Cairo Time.
By Sean Flinn
Directed by Gregor Jordan (Paradox)
Lillian the Legend, Kerry Byrne (Conundrum)
A beautiful retelling of CanLit
By Laura Kenins
Gerald Ferguson’s legacy
Gerald Ferguson is being remembered around the world as a passionate teacher and mentor, but foremost, an artist.
By Mike Landry
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Season 4
Holding Still For As Long As Possible, Zoe Whittall (Anansi)
Whittall's love, loss and hangovers
By Sue Carter Flinn
Nocturne by sight
Directed by David Bezmogis (Mongrel)
The sounds of Nocturne
Nocturne's building inspection
For this year's festival, artists are turning the inside out, drawing attention to the city's architecture: modern, historic, empty and forgotten.
Law Abiding Citizen
By Hillary Titley
Checking into Cairo Time
Patricia Clarkson stars in the exquisite romantic drama.
Couples Retreat: typical gender-role comedy
Jason Bateman's sinister turn worth the price of admission.
Where the Wild Things Are almost a hit, but not quite
Spike Jonze's adaptation takes too long to gel with its theme.
Webb to make play Wake into short film
Jeremy Webb to direct dark comedy that will air on the CBC in 2010
HPX PREVIEW: Everywhere Toronto-based rapper D-Sisive goes, his alter ego Orville Knoblich follows.
Bruce Peninsula's gone big time
HPX PREVIEW: 11-piece soul choir "out to surprise" as they write their sophomore effort
Haliween '09 with DJ Jazzy Jeff and Skratch Bastid
October 31 (when else?) at The Cunard Centre
By Stephanie Johns
Second Serena Ryder show added November 28 at St. Matt's
A show so nice you can see it twice
Banned from the Holiday Inn and hated by Toronto press, psych-rock juggernaut White Cowbell Oklahoma returns to Halifax for some love.
Halifax Pop Explosion: one overambitious itinerary
Finally, Halifax adults can hear their alternative tunes
Options! It's nice!
Review: The Fairy of the Lake
Theatre that truly enchants
By Kate Watson
Bust a move: flash mob in the Halifax Shopping Centre
Next days function, high class luncheon in the food court.
MacIvor's Confession an absolute must-go
You'll be sorry you missed it!
David Altmejd wins the Sobey Award
Quebec artist takes home the $50,000 visual art prize.
Video highlights: Nocturne sights and sounds
In case you missed last night, or want to do it all over again...
HPX: Night One
Pig and Architects at Gus', and I mangle my bike.
Photos: ArtRising takes off
"Secret" party brings out the best of Barrington Street.
Or, what Mike Landry plans to bike to go see his blue velo sport at the Halifax Pop Explosion this year.
Guns N' Roses in Halifax on February 4 at the Metro Centre
GNFNR in HaliNFNFax
Give us your favourite Halifax song
What is the best tune to come out of this town?
HPX Tuesday: Paragon of noise and tequila
Red Mass reaches critical mass with less mass than usual.
Yo La Tengo
Popular Songs (Matador)
Kamaal the Abstract (Jive)
By Dave Hayden
King of Jeans (Sub Pop)
By Loukas Crowther
Reverend Horton Heat
Laughin’ & Cryin’(Yep Roc)
By Doug Taylor
Brand New Eyes (Fueled by Ramen)
By Tara Thorne
Slideshow of Nocturne Group Photopool
Photos sent in by iphone from our reporters and photographers on the ground to Flickr.
By Team Coast
HPX Tix for pix and quips review section
Citizen journalists! Send photos to our Flickr pool and/or submit your reviews HERE and you can win tickets to hot shows at the Halifax Pop Explosion
By Andy Murdoch
True Story by Dave Howlett
By Mike Holmes
The Gomer Times #20
By Seth Scriver
Nova Scotia Food Summit pushes local food
The state of Maine says 80 percent of its food will soon be local. Why can't Nova Scotia do the same?
By Anna Duckworth
Overfeeding your desires
Can be hazaradous to your partner’s health. But that’s your department. Plus: zombie Zac Efron and Savage Love Podcast #156!
By Dan Savage
Homeless report issued
Director of Community Action on Homelessness says stopping to talk -- and give to -- homeless people helps to alleviate social alienation and mental health problems that are rife on the street.
By Michelle Brunet
Best of Halifax 2023 Readers' Choice Awards winners
By Kyle Shaw
Stop the build on new French-language school on the peninsula, says suspended school board member
By Lauren Phillips, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
A giant load of cars and one enormous container ship arrive in Halifax Harbour this week
By Martin Bauman
Every big show coming to Halifax (and beyond) in 2024