Vol. 19, No. 13
What’s wrong: Lights on at Government House
Making poor people poorer
Social service cuts hurt the most unfortunate, say activists.
By Mairin Prentiss
Susie's turns three
Anniversary celebration tomorrow for downtown store.
By Tim Bousquet
Smiles & Beauty Skin Care opens in Historic Properties
Local teeth whitening and soap store near the waterfront
By Carsten Knox
NovAfrican Designs, Artifacts & Cuisine opens on Gottingen
New boutique and food options at former Good Food Emporium
Rock Candy has all your blackwear
Metal and hard rock fans need to know about this place
Quinpool Shoe Repair
The shop has been there since 1958; Dimitri Christeas has been 22 years.
Coast-flavoured ice cream now at Dee Dee's
Special limited edition Propeller Porter and local rasberry/blackberry cheesecake.
Halifax needs a Sunshine Ordinance to shed light on the city government.
Changing our Act
The five-year review of the Environment Act is an exercise in bureaucracy, but also a time for self-reflection.
By Chris Benjamin
Tonia Di Risio’s video installation emphasizes community through food. Jaime Forsythe takes a bite.
By Jaime Forsythe
Atlantic Film Festival line-up announced
Disco Fest!: Plenty of representation from local filmmakers.
The Roberts Street Social Centre holds their sixth annual 24-Hour Zine Challenge. Can you handle the heat?
By Allison Saunders
Screening Alert: Don't Need You: The Herstory of Riot Grrrl
Tonight at the Roberts Street Social Centre
Zoe Saldana actioner lacks momentum
By Matt Semansky
Our Idiot Brother is easygoing
Comedy not LOL funny, but light and sweet
Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark lighter than it should be
Evil fairies and spooky house movie not so scary
By Molly Segal
Riveting drama on Another Earth
Not-quite-sci-fi a tale of tenderness and tragedy
Your All-Ages/House Show Weekend
dog day, napalm raid, burnt church, vixens
By Alison Lang
Molly Thomason’s prolific and powerful songwriting belie her age. Amidst the hype, she tries to stay grounded. “At the end of the day you’re left in your own head; you’re not, like, left with whoever signs you,” she says.
By Tara Thorne
Correction: Deadly Hearts Show Is at 4pm Sunday
i blew it!
Three Mezzos (and one piano)
Second of Mahone Bay’s Three Churches concerts wows
By Kate Watson
Transfixed Goes Freewave
with a creepy/beautiful video
Music Nova Scotia Launches Mobile App
look out honey, 'cause i'm using technology
Selina Martin dances in the dark
Toronto songwriter and multi-instumentalist brings her *Disaster Fantasies* to the Halifax Urban Folk Festival.
Time is key for The Key Frames
The Toronto roots-rockers bring their well-honest first release *Out On The Point* east for the first time.
Deadly Hearts on fire
The boys want to make you shake a leg with their new album
Fall Music Preview
Our exhaustive compilation of local albums that, like so many orange leaves, drop this fall, making your face and your mixtapes very happy this season.
By Stephanie Johns
By Faith Erin Hicks
True Story by Ryan Hesketh
By Mike Holmes
Koo-E Nami Royale Grill has a lot to offer, all of it good, says Kristen Pickett.
By Kristen Pickett
Free Will Astrology
Get ready to rumble, Taurus
By Rob Brezsny
Furry schmurry: “Bark at his bf”
Focus on the issues of power dynamics and sexual safety, especially when it comes to your son’s dog collar.
By Dan Savage
Halifax Waterfront gets spiked
The FIVB Beach Volleyball Junior World Championships are harbourside for the Labour Day weekend.
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
By Team Coast