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  • Former Coast art director Kate O’Connor finally convinced Santa to trade in that tired red suit for a much spiffier green one. Find more of her colourful O’Connor illos at kateoconnor.ca.
  • Issue of
  • Dec 6-12, 2007
  • Vol. 15, No. 28

News + Opinion

  • Poster poles becoming eyesores
  • City
  • Poster poles becoming eyesores

    A reader alerted us to the fact that the fair city’s poster poles are turning into eyesores. What was originally intended to keep our DIY postering under control has effectively proven it’s really effing hard to keep that kindof exuberant art and self-
  • Multitude of problems on Bishop near Barrington.
  • City
  • Multitude of problems on Bishop near Barrington.

    So, we’re walking along Bishop near Barrington, and we see half the sidewalk isn’t paved. That sucks. We shrug. Then we notice that some of the signs are in the middle of the sidewalk. That sucks too. We forgive. Finally, we trip on one of two signpost
  • Horseshoe Island is going to shit!!
  • City
  • Horseshoe Island is going to shit!!

    A reader sent in some sad photos with the thoughtful subject header, “Horseshoe Island is going to shit!!” Which about sums up this week’s malfunction.
  • River running through the West End Mall parking lot
  • City
  • River running through the West End Mall parking lot

    That’s not a mirage---there’s a river running through the West End Mall parking lot. The ever-present puddle takes up an entire lane of traffic on route to a stop sign and serves as an obstruction, rain or shine. Drivers have the option to plough through
  • Goo covered fire hydrant on Harvey Street
  • City
  • Goo covered fire hydrant on Harvey Street

    A reader submitted this photo of a fire hydrant on Harvey Street, and it’s all a-covered in goo. What manner of goo, we haven’t clue. But it’s pretty goo-ross. We decide to investigoo.
  • Broken
  • City
  • Broken

    The corner of Argyle Street and Sackville Street is missing its road sign, making it difficult for tourists, new citizens and blurry bar patrons to know where they are.
  • Private schools
  • Education
  • Private schools

    Maine universities are paying to get student teachers into Halifax schools, while local education students can’t find a decent placement.
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Food + Drink

Arts + Culture

  • On the move
  • Dance
  • On the move

    Watch Montréal Danse roll: Their new show has contemporary dance and hip-hop fans bouncing in their seats.
  • Smoke break
  • Film + TV
  • Smoke break

    One year after its sell-out debut at the Atlantic Film Festival, A Bug and a Bag of Weed rolls into theatres.
  • WE3
  • Literary
  • WE3

    Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely

Music

  • Woman of steel
  • Feature
  • Woman of steel

    Portland hip-hopper Sontiago gets personal and political at Hell’s Kitchen.
  • Leukemia Live
  • Feature
  • Leukemia Live

    Saturday, December 8 at the Marquee, 2037 Gottingen, 9pm, $20adv/$25, 311-9090.
  • Reviews
  • U2

    How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
  • Various
  • Reviews
  • Various

    See You on the Moon: Songs for Kids of All Ages
  • Muse
  • Reviews
  • Muse

    Blackholes and Revelations
  • Reviews
  • Yy

    Hold the Fort Down
  • Eels
  • Reviews
  • Eels

    Blinking Lights and Other Revelations