Vol. 17, No. 30
Will East Coast Dynamics ring the New Year in right this year?
ECD, author of last year's Cunard Centre fiasco plans another New Year's Eve bash this year at the Halifax Forum's Multi-Purpose Room.
By Charlene Davis
Asphalt sidewalk replacements don’t measure up.
By Mike Gorman
Or at least no binding deal; it's looking like anything coming out of Copenhagen will be as toothless as a Danish alligator
By Chris Benjamin
Final Day, Maybe
COP15 participants are riding the pendulum between hope and despair amidst rumours that delegates have been asked to stay until Sunday
They Failed Us
The world's biggest winners never had much hopenhagen after all
Q & A with Dr. Claire Campbell in Copenhagen
Claire Campbell is a Dalhousie history prof and part of the university's new College of Sustainability. She provides her thoughts from the Copenhagen conference
Andrew Weaver: "Global leaders have abdicated their responsibility"
Copenhagen conference on climate change was a "disaster" says Canada's foremost climatologist
By Tim Bousquet
Mexico Lindo closes for the holiday
Guess you will have to keep that holiday enchilada urge at home till the new year.
By Carsten Knox
All Hail The Midtown Tavern
New Midtown "customer-friendly and lady-friendly," say owners of their new home in Boomers on Grafton. Note: after tavern hours, the space becomes Boomers nightclub again.
Breakhouse breaks out
Local design company Breakhouse lands deal to create retail outlet chain for new wireless Wind Mobile, a new wireless brand by Toronto-based Globalive.
Splice invites iphone app wizards to sign up
Get in on the mobile app gold ru$h: Splice offers development courses to learn how to make applications for the iPhone.
Fancy Pantry and Breads offers home delivery
New artisanal baker Jessica Ross offers quality german-style sourdough breads and hot pie deliveries to downtown foodies.
A year of CarShare
GM Peter Zimmer says his company is booming, with over 200 drivers using the service.
Wayne Doucet, skate doctor
Both artist and technician, Wayne Doucet brings old-school skill to that most important of tasks.
By Lezlie Lowe
Chequebook politics leaves city staff short changed
Halifax councillors get a big pay raise, while city employees get the shaft.
Bruce Fisher on The Coast's tax reform analysis
Fisher, Manager of Fiscal and Tax Policy, HRM responds to Tim Bousquet's article on Tax reform.
By Letters editor
From the information provided, I believe that what HRM has come up with is a complete disaster.
Dalhousie study gets province powered up
David Wheeler, dean of the faculty of management at Dalhousie, co-authors study that spells out how Nova Scotia can meet its renewable power goals.
By Jonathan Linds
Jason Priestley on the Fitz
Jason Priestley trades in the Peach Pit for a used car lot in the Annapolis Valley and a raunchy new cable series, Call Me Fitz.
Lovesongs of Emmanuel Taggart, Syr Ruus (Breakwater)
NS writer on detachment from life.
By Sean Flinn
Directed by Chan-wook Park (Focus Features)
Luna/Sea's all-woman Twelfth Night is wonderful
Play is great, cast is great, music is great, Cathedral Church of All Saints as stage is superb.
By Kate Watson
Halifax comedy on the laugh track
It takes a lot of guts to get up on stage and be funny, but every week budding jokesters suck up their nerves and pray for laughs. Meet the next generation of Halifax’s stand-up comedians.
By Sue Carter Flinn
Invictus stirs the soul
Director Clint Eastwood's meditation on how an inspired citizenry is necessary to rebuild a nation is interesting.
By Hillary Titley
Santaland Diaries: All work and a play
Ian Mullan pulls from real-life experience for his adaptation of *Santaland Diaries*, David Sedaris’ hilarious memoir of working as an elf
By Holly Gordon
My Wonderful World of Fashion, Nina Chakrabarti (Laurence King)
Discovering fashion can be, and should be, fun for all ages.
Directed by Lynn Shelton (Maple)
By Kyle Wells
Deerfield twang up the afternoon, Dartmouth style
Country matinee? Don't mind if I do!
By Stephanie Johns
B-52s at the Casino Schooner Room March 19 and 20
Worship at their feet before they zap you.
Battle to Canadian Music Week 2010
There's just something in my eye, that's all
Children singing VU songs get me every time
In-Flight Safety + Jenn Grant holiday jam
By Tara Thorne
Haydain Neale’s Jacksoul
Record sale at the Bus Stop Theatre!
Scope it out and tell a sister about it, willya?
Afrika Bambaataa at the Paragon January 15
SISTER says it all
Plumtree’s Carla and Lynette Gillis honour their family in the best way possible: with a heavy metal sound.
By Mike Landry
The hottest State
The Prester John Sessions (Easy Star)
By Doug Taylor
North End Metal All-Stars blazing
Pump your fists to North End Metal All-Stars’ good-time pub metal.
Fresh Flesh mix tape (Independent)
Mittentime Revue spreads Island cheer
PEI expats, including Tanya Davis and Jenn Grant, bring a musical gift from the Island: Saturday’s Mittentime Revue
Glitter & Doom Live (Epitath)
Midwinter Graces (Universal Republic)
Unlife, December 16, 1965
By Faith Erin Hicks
True Story by Melissa Buote
By Mike Holmes
South shore seasonal pub tour
The holiday season calls out for hopping in the car and dropping by Nova Scotia’s great pubs.
By Craig Pinhey
It's Raining Men (and tall drinks)
To honour the start of the Halifax Rainmen season, we're featuring a few bars where you can reach for a tall drink.
Fall more deeply in love, libra
By Rob Brezsny
Carnal tunnel syndrome
Dan plays through the pain to advise dominants, bisexuals, polyamourists and peggers. Plus, Savage Lovecast #165
By Dan Savage
Everything you need to know about the 2023 Prismatic Festival
By Alyssa Goulart
Halifax sees two of the busiest cruise ship days of the year this week
By Martin Bauman
Everything you need to know about HRM council’s Sept. 26 meeting
By Matt Stickland
Jonathan Torrens makes Neptune debut in The Play That Goes Wrong
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