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Sushi Nami Royale brings izakaya to Queen Street

New location, new concept
“We just want to bring something new and fun to Halifax,” says Catherine Luo, regional manager of the Sushi Nami restaurant family.

Discover tarot at Art Bar +Projects

It's in the cards.
Tarot: The Road To The Self Thursday August 31, 7-8:30pm Art Bar +Projects 1873 Granville Street free/PWYC Jonathan Stewart says most people associate tarot cards with fortune telling, but there’s much more to learn about them.

Listen to this: Jale, "Again" (Komoda mix)

Something good for a bad world
It's 2017 and Jale has a "new" song—the gods have smiled upon us.

Review: Centuries of Silence: The Discovery of the Salzinnes Antiphonal at the AGNS

<i>Centuries of Silence: The Discovery of the Salzinnes Antiphonal</i> Curator: Judith Dietz Through October 29 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis Street

Ray Ivany finally gets his name on something of value

NSCC’s waterfront campus named after the province’s growth guru.
Embracing the only real tangible result of the Ivany Report—using the word “Ivany”—the Nova Scotia Community College is honouring Ray Ivany.

Chief planning director Bob Bjerke exits city hall

Memo from CAO says Bjerke is “no longer a member of the Halifax Regional Municipality team.”
The municipality’s top planner is out of a job. That’s according to a memo emailed to HRM staff on Tuesday afternoon by chief administrative officer Jacques Dubé.

Review: Three Sheet at the Seahorse

Three Sheet forever


I have to be honest, this is a very biased review.

Belgian beer takes over Stillwell

For one day, you won't have to travel to get this stuff.
Belgian Beer Fest Sunday August 27, 1pm Stillwell Beer Bar 1672 Barrington Street Stillwell co-owner Chris Reynolds has been on a mission to bring more Belgian beer to the bar’s taps, having travelled and tasted what the country has to offer multiple times.

Investigative journalist and author Amy Goodman to give talk in Halifax

Amy Goodman in Halifax Saturday, September 30, 8-10pm (doors open at 7pm) Ondaatje Theatre, Dalhousie University goodmanhalifax.eventbrite.ca Adding to the list of much-loved journalists heading to Halifax this fall (Scaachi Koul and Peter Mansbridge among them), longtime Democracy Now!

Police commission to look for new legal rules on street checks

Councillor Waye Mason will ask HRM’s legal team to investigate legislative options for controversial practice.
Police commissioner Waye Mason is calling for HRM’s legal team to look into new rules around the department’s use of street checks. 
On Monday, the city councillor told his colleagues at the Board of Police Commissioners that he’d be making a motion on the matter at its next meeting in September.

Peter Mansbridge announces coast to coast storytelling tour

See Canada's grandpa in Halifax October 23.
While retirement means slowing down for some, it doesn’t look like former CBC anchor Peter Mansbridge has been sleeping in or taking up gardening: Since stepping down from hosting The National this July—after holding the seat for a whopping 29 years—Canada’s grandpa has been gearing up for a coast to coast storytelling tour.

Throwing shade: Where Halifax can experience the total solar eclipse

Here are three spots to safely view this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event.
Light some candles, check your horoscope and get ready!

Watch: Ritchcraft's "Park Bench (Let Go)"

Dance moves straight ahead
Ritchcraft’s (AKA James Ritchie) newest single, sounds surprisingly happy for being about something so sad.

Ten super sunny weekend picks

Summer might be slipping by but sandcastles, celebrity pups and critically-acclaimed rockers will help make the most of what's left.
10 Anguish and Rapture Thursday // Friday Hannah Genosko takes us on a tour of the gallows of her imagination, exploring experiences of revelation through the perspective of invented, outsider artist Elevia Anne Mitchell. The result?

Where I work: Kristi Smith and Pete MacDonald from RCHMND

Kristi Smith and Pete MacDonald have curated an offering that is, in a word, inspired.
RCHMND 1869 Granville Street

One-stop shop

If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, we’ve got you covered. Shop away and incur envious looks.
Emma Piirtoniemi's "Surf and Turf" necklace The perfect statement piece made from carved acrylic, leather and sterling silver by jewellery artist Emma Piirtoniemi.

Halifax street style: Creighton Street

Scouring the streets for the city's most fashionable
Name: Sophie Drapeau and Tobias Age: 27 Spotted: Creighton Street Wearing: Sweater, Zara; jeans, Levi’s; shoes, Vans from Little Burgundy, Halifax Shopping Centre

Save the date: IKEA finally opens September 27

It's official. On Wednesday, September 27 Haligonians will officially have nothing left to look forward to.

FIN announces full film festival program

FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival (formerly known as The Atlantic Film Festival) has announced its eight-day lineup for this year’s fest, featuring homegrown and international talent.  “If you’ve never been to the Atlantic International Film Festival, this is the year to take the plunge,” says program director Jason Beaudry.

Review: Gina Stick's Ritual Objects of Everyday Life at Mary E. Black Gallery

Gina Etra Stick, Ritual Objects of Everyday Life Through August 27 Mary E. Black Gallery, 1061 Marginal Road

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