Vol. 18, No. 47
Washmill underpass boondoggle swept under rug
Over budget project will make Bayers Lake traffic worse, not better.
By Tim Bousquet
Intelivote trips over BC election
Dartmouth internet voting firm runs HRM elections.
By Mick Côté
Kevin Muise Interiors opens storefront
Old eyelevel gallery space now a home accents store
By Carsten Knox
Cucina Moderna opens location number three
Mic Mac Mall now home to new kitchen store
Morris East offer prix-fixe lunch, running and wine club
It's true. All of it.
Puddle Jump Coffee arrives
Seaforth roasters start up local coffee supply
Halifax Crafters' Handmade Market coming this weekend
Spring Flight takes wing
Le Coquerel replaces Mosaic
RCR Hospitality to open a new French restaurant on Argyle
Mitchell Wiebe at Video Difference
Artist presents permanent collection
North Face to open on Barrington Street
International outdoors wear boutqiue to be helmed by Trail Shop founder
The Middle Spoon joins Barrington Street rush
New cafe added to downtown business district
Spring Garden comedy dungeon calls it a day
Monster Comics Lounge moves
...but it's only next door
Shore Club reopens for 65th year
Legendary live venue looks forward to another summer
Tammachat spring show 2011
Natural Textiles people bring fabrics from Southest Asia
By Dave Lidstone
Nelson & Co opens in north end
Acclaimed designer Deborah Nelson's storefront
Give us a break
The Easter holiday is finally here, but MLA Diana Whalen is still working hard to get Nova Scotians a February long weekend.
By Kyle Shaw
Earth Day: do we have another 40 years?
The first Earth Day was celebrated April 22, 1970. Four decades later, we assess the state of Earth Day, the state of the Earth itself and look at humanity’s chances of survival for another four decades.
By Chris Benjamin
Earth Day 2051: Dystopia/Utopia
Dystopia: What happens if we don’t change our polluting ways. Utopia: What could happen if we get our environmental house in order.
Did 40 Earth Days make a difference?
Earth Day 1970 versus Earth Day 2011, by the numbers
North America’s biggest export
Halifax and Earth Day
Where we’ve been and where we are
Eight things you can do
To make Earth Day a success for the next 40 years
HalifActivists on Earth Day
Wear and tear
NSCAD’s Wearable Art Show constructs and deconstructs fashion in varied disciplines. Laura Kenins sits front row.
By Laura Kenins
Five years to Operation Mongoose
Sean Grady’s first feature took much longer to finish than the director had planned. It finally screens this week.
By Matt Semansky
Get your brain going with When It Rains
2b Theatre leaves an impression with the clever use of shadows and memorable characters.
By Kate Watson
Hot damn, it's Hot Jesus!
An inspired event from Art Cabaret combines paint, music and the lord himself.
By Allison Saunders
NSCAD's finest fashions Hatch
The Advanced Fashion class takes their hard work to the runway, and the gallery.
By Andrew Kress
Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC (Electronic Arts)
By Matthew Morgan
Dragon Age 2
Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (Electronic Arts)
By Colin Chisholm
Better Living Through Plastic Explosives
Zsuzsi Gartner (Hamish Hamilton)
Directed by Richard Berry (europa corp)
By Matthew Ritchie
Elephant the best thing in Water for Elephants
Sarah Gruen adaptation "a slog"
By Molly Segal
Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family a drag
Cheap laughs and negative racial stereotypes
Disney neuters African Cats
Narrative artificially imposed in nature documentary
Video on Sinclair Williams screens this week
East Preston police officer is celebrated
Local filmmakers get into Canadian Film Centre
Congrats to Megan Wennberg and Laura Dawe
Hobo With A Shotgun update
Weird US coverage of Jason Eisener's feature
Long Long Long Go On Tour Tour Tour
By Alison Lang
Dan the man
Dan Mangan brings a well-honed set to the Seahorse on Friday
chester's banjo king releases an early treasure
Sloan Do 20th Anniversary Tour, Skip Maritimes
Quiet Parade release their peaceful album Saturday at 1313 Hollis
Veronika Horlik's Burn
By Dave Lalonde
Eureka! Mother Mother's in town
After making waves country-wide, the indie pop-rockers wind up at The Paragon.
Poplar Pines plus Nick Everett equals Rocky Top
Two wonderful folk gents collide for a split EP.
By Amber Young
Tomboy (Paw Tracks)
By Andrew Patterson
Wounded Rhymes (Atlantic)
By Doug Taylor
Hunx and His Punx
Too Young To Be In Love (Hardly Art)
By Stephanie Johns
Pebble (Bridge 9)
By Chad Peck
The show will go on
Halifax's theatre community works together to make the 2011 Atlantic Fringe Festival a reality
R.I.P. Poly Styrene
Punk icon loses battle to cancer at the age of 53
Congratulations Tanya Davis on being named the Mayor's Poet Laureate!
She's a poet and she totally knows it
CFAT is on the move
Despite slight closure in May, awesomeness level will not be altered
Great story from Norway
Power of heavy metal makes wolves lose appetite
By Faith Erin Hicks
True Story by Yukon Dave
By Mike Holmes
Berry, berry good
A veritable feast of berries can be found for free here in the city, on roadsides, in empty lots and along railroad tracks.
By Lizzy Hill
Free Will Astrology
Open the windows, Scorpio!
By Rob Brezsny
Am I trying to be a sexual tourist?
Help, Dan: I’m wrestling with my post-modern post-gender views. Is my hesitation the result of societal constraints?
By Dan Savage
Halifax’s Sydney Hayden vies for cake crown on The Great Canadian Baking Show
By Martin Bauman
Two years later, what are your thoughts on $10-a-day child care?
By Lauren Phillips, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Everything you need to know about HRM council’s Sept. 26 meeting
By Matt Stickland
Halifax sees two of the busiest cruise ship days of the year this week
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.