Vol. 19, No. 2
Peter Kelly is the Sarah Palin of Halifax
Verbal diarrhea is the mayor's only response to concerts scandal.
By Tim Bousquet
NS environmental groups question Lower Churchill project
Province should consider cheaper alternatives first
By Bruce Wark
What happens in Halifax stays in Halifax
Vancouver councillor in hot water over lobster feast for FCM attendees.
By Kyle Shaw
BREAKING NEWS: O'Neill cancels surf competition
Cold Water Classic raised ire of local surf community, led to questions about city grant process.
City Hall gets an erection
New scaffolding put up for more stone work.
City officials contemplate suing Trade Centre Limited
Auditor general Larry Munroe and councillor Gloria McCluskey question Fred MacGillivray and Scott Ferguson’s role in concerts scandal.
Percy Paris praises Scott Ferguson's improper behaviour
Minister for economic development refuses to see clear wrong-doing by Trade Centre Limited president.
Both Peter Kelly and Scott Ferguson should resign
Halifax mayor and Trade Centre Limited president were responsible for concerts scandal.
Maryvale Moon Cafe & Art opens
New creative coffee spot in Dartmouth
By Danna Storey
When I say "Sally," you say "Ann"
Java Blend offers coffee delivery by bicycle
java to your door!
By Carsten Knox
Alteregos introduces Weekend Warm-up
Music, dinner and wine at Gottingen Street staple
La Cucina Cafe Pizzeria and Spaghetti House opens
A new flavour in Dartmouth Crossing
Atlantic Author Day happens this weekend
Buy a book! They're good for you!
Wildflower turns 11, offer 25 percent off sale
Jill Strong's excellent local clothing boutique parties Saturday
Fan's delivers to Halifax
Classic Szechuan resto near the new bridge will go across the water
Fid Resto and Boulangerie le Vendeenne owners inducted into prestigious French academy
Dennis Johnston and Jean Marc Riant receive international recognition
The Carleton has a VERY Happy Hour
So happy that it's 120 minutes long
In an age of internet-induced information overload, stories are still everything.
By Chris Benjamin
Post-production in Halifax
The post-production side of the local film and TV industry took a hit recently, thanks to inexpensive tech and the economy. But people in that industry are doing just fine, thanks very much.
Atlantic Fashion Week kicks off their fifth season
June 15 at Casino Nova Scotia
By Jenner-Brooke Berger
TED's in town
Innovative actions and ideas get the centre stage at TEDxNovaScotia.
By Allison Saunders
Eric Desmarais and Palimpsest take the Khyber
Le mot traduit le bruit des contingences passées opens, Palimpsest launches and the CARFAC conference comes to town.
Andrea Dorfman's Flawed now online
Wonderful short film at NFB site
Second Annual Ocean's Film Fest screens starting Wednesday
Free science and sustainability films
Aphasia: Hope Is A Four Letter Word screens June 15
Film shows one night only at Park Lane
Nova Scotian screenwriters selected for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp
Fifth year of Prince Edward Island workshop series goes forward with locals involved
Picnicface wants you!
Comedy Network TV series seeks audience June 16
The Bang Bang Club misses the shot
Apartheid-era docudrama "curiously devoid of heft"
Super 8 scratches summer movie itch
JJ Abrams puts on his best Spielberg for alien mystery
By Molly Segal
Halifax comic artist on new Captain America title
Steve McNiven draws comic with movie opening soon
Maniac Cop at Monday Night Massacre
Grindhouse screening series offers b-movie "classic"
Attenburg by Athina Rachel Tsangari screens
Greek cinema at Carbon Arc
Luke Hansen-MacDonald launches Fly By Shooting
Classified and Quake video director tours to shoot videos for new artists
Cursed Arrows Release Video for "Death Rattle Blues"
cold days and car graveyards
By Alison Lang
Full Sappyfest Lineup Announced
sackville, love of my life
Wintersleep Plays Free Show in Dartmouth July 30
and the hits keep on coming
Download this Giant Sappy Mix
Audrey and the Agents
Inspired by rock’s heavyweights
NSMW Showcase Submission Deadline is TODAY
get on that!
Black Moor, Metalian and Sanktuary get "Tundrastruck"
thrash or dieeeee
Shoegaze from the basement
By Laura Kenins
Sidekick goes front and centre
By Andrew Patterson
Longtime pals love spontaneity
Airy electronics, heavy on the percussion
Smashing thrashy metal out of the park
Hind Legs rule at slightly weird
Prepare to be thoroughly charmed by the nice kids of Halifax’s new rock
Like a Motorcycle
Dark melodies and cute merch
Thoughtful dance music
Eclectic musical inspirations
SNS’s new man at the helm
Beat-laden pop with visual appeal
Swampy thrash rock
It’s a punk party and vanity’s not invited
Gothic weirdness born from Truro
Young and full of venom
Looking to the past
NOFX back in Halifax seven years early
Punk vets bring their vices to town
By Dave Lalonde
Snailhouse comes out of his shell
The Montreal-based singer-songwriter humours us with his new record Sentimental Gentleman .
The Express' family ties
One part Hey Rosetta!, one part Two Hours Traffic---they're a brand new band with a brand new record.
Sun News, Margie Gillis and misinformation
Some facts about arts and culture in Canada
By Stephanie Johns
Don't miss Colm Tóibín tonight at the King's Elizabeth Bishop Symposium
Irish literary superstar
Was it a dream? Dream Friends, Quivers and more in the woods
Duncan's Cove party!
Pardis Parker makes finals of Stand Up & Bite Me
High fives all around
Bird World. COME ON.
Atlantic Fashion Week is on like Kreayshawn
Segueways, I has them
In Canada, it’s illegal to carry booze across provincial boundaries. Craig Pinhey says it’s time to enter the modern world.
By Craig Pinhey
Free Will Astrology
Become sublimely cute, Aries.
By Rob Brezsny
Penis photo etiquette
They’re (almost) never welcome. Plus: Trans friends will make your transition, and getting laid, easier.
By Dan Savage
The Wanderer Grounds podcast: The Halifax Wanderers are playoff-bound—and damn, it feels good
By Martin Bauman
Halifax sees two of the busiest cruise ship days of the year this week
Halifax’s Sydney Hayden vies for cake crown on The Great Canadian Baking Show
Halifax is trying to make municipal elections more equitable
By Matt Stickland
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