Vol. 13, No. 20
Nobody pays much attention to the woman sobbing at the bar. The thing is, everybody's messed up. We all know this. It's normal. Part six of Submerged: An evacuee’s journal
By Michael Tisserand
Moment of youth
The public inquiry into Theresa McEvoy’s death and social services for at-risk youth begins. Robin Gillingham reports.
By Robin Gillingham
In the loop
T.C. Demaresq browses for business news.
By TC Demaresq
Editorial by Kyle Shaw
By Kyle Shaw
Letters to the Editor
A light snack
Food chain letter
Give vegan a chance
Tara Thorne reads up on the historical status of Degrassi in Canada.
By Tara Thorne
Mark Palermo is a bounty hunter.
By Mark Palermo
Talk of the town
Cameron Crowe’s newest effort Elizabethtown was still undergoing edits three weeks before major release. Tara Thorne wonders what was cut.
Halifax Pop Explosion 2005
Behind the scenes
In the immortal words of Ferris Bueller: "You're still here? It's over. Go home."
Um...what time is it?
Saturday Part One - The Zine Fair
Trick or street
JC Douglas wants to resurrect Halloween’s outdoor Mardi Gras—in an albeit tamer version. Lezlie Lowe unmasks the plan.
By Lezlie Lowe
K'Naan: Thank you for coming to my town
Halifax Pop Explosion Blog
Head Explodingly Awesome
Day two, part two (finally)
Saturday Night at Ginger's
Day two, part one
Hip-hop night at The Marquee and Hell
Let's still talk about Friday
A photo...at last!
What day is it anyway?
The Pop shoppe
This weekend’s sweet line-up can be hard to digest in one sitting. We recommend grabbing a bottle from this eight-pack.
Road to Joyce
Local singer-songwriter Joyce Saunders took a few years getting there, but her debut album drops this week. Johnston Farrow gets the story.
By Johnston Farrow
Turn, turn, turn
Tara Thorne’s rage has subsided, even after reading Spin.
War & Beats
Somalian-born hip-hop artist K’naan wants his music to have purpose.
By Sue Carter Flinn
Joan of Arts schedules an explosive weekend
By Joan of Arts
The (Infini)heart of the matter
The longtime bedroom recorder opened his Calgary door to find an ever-expanding audience for his delicate material. Now signed to Sub Pop,infinity is the limit for Chad VanGaalen.
By Matt Charlton
Wash, rinse, repeat. Always repeat.
Even stone-hearted Johnston Farrow can’t resist the power of The Kroeger.
By Liz Feltham
Halifax sees two of the busiest cruise ship days of the year this week
By Martin Bauman
The Wanderer Grounds podcast: The Halifax Wanderers are playoff-bound—and damn, it feels good
Halifax’s Sydney Hayden vies for cake crown on The Great Canadian Baking Show
Jonathan Torrens makes Neptune debut in The Play That Goes Wrong
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.