David Bowie’s son traces Canadian heritage through Pier 21

CULTURE »

David Bowie’s son traces Canadian heritage through Pier 21

The Scotiabank Family History Centre helped Duncan Jones find the Canadian link.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Aug 4/20


Afterwords Literary Festival releases 2020 lineup

LITERARY »

Afterwords Literary Festival releases 2020 lineup

The live, online fest features famed authors Roxane Gay and Vivek Shraya.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 27/20


Paintings, by the numbers: An exploration of Cliff Eyland's <i>Library Cards</i>

VISUAL ART »

Paintings, by the numbers: An exploration of Cliff Eyland's Library Cards

We break down what makes the Central Library's giant mixed-media work so wonderful.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 23/20


<i>Our Artists Matter</i> is a rallying call, not a reminder

CULTURE »

Our Artists Matter is a rallying call, not a reminder

The live-streamed performance re-centers the BIPOC communities that created drag in the first place.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 17/20


The North American Indigenous Games bring the <i>mawiomi</i> home

HOT SUMMER GUIDE »

The North American Indigenous Games bring the mawiomi home

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


Stop making Indigenous voices calendar dependant

CULTURE »

Stop making Indigenous voices calendar dependant

Sunday is National Indigenous People's Day, but the celebration feels hollow, says Rebecca Thomas.

by REBECCA THOMAS, Jun 19/20


<i>I Hear You</i>: a medical drama that listens

FILM + TV »

I Hear You: a medical drama that listens

The web series tells the "quiet side of medicine, where gender-oppressed people are dying."

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 18/20


Five opportunities for visual artists in Halifax

VISUAL ART »

Five opportunities for visual artists in Halifax

Uplevel your skills and portfolio while wait out the art world's return.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 12/20


How Israel Ekanem rolls

FILM + TV »

How Israel Ekanem rolls

The multi-hyphenate filmmaker has four shorts screening online at this week's Emerging Lens Film Festival.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 11/20


O funding, where art thou?

CULTURE »

O funding, where art thou?

How are all levels of government going to support the arts sector? And is what they're doing enough?

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 28/20


Take a look at Zuppa's stunning <i>Vista</i>

THEATRE »

Take a look at Zuppa's stunning Vista

The theatre company leads you to yet another life-changing sight with a play that's also an app.

by SAM GILLETT, May 27/20


Nick Nemeroff tells us a joke

CULTURE »

Nick Nemeroff tells us a joke

The comedian that's been on Conan tides you over until his next Halifax show with some LOLs.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 20/20


Six questions with Sue Goyette, Halifax's new Poet Laureate

LITERARY »

Six questions with Sue Goyette, Halifax's new Poet Laureate

The Masterworks Award-winning seven-time author steps into the role of the city's verse keeper.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 28/20


Bring Halifax culture home with our arts streaming guide, April 27-May 3

FEATURE »

Bring Halifax culture home with our arts streaming guide, April 27-May 3

Halifax and Halifax-connected Sure Things to enjoy from a safe social distance.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 27/20


Because we still need art to live, the Sobey Art Award's long list just dropped

COVID-19 »

Because we still need art to live, the Sobey Art Award's long list just dropped

Each of the 25 nominees gets a $25,000 purse.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 15/20


I miss all my people. I miss the people who aren’t my people.

COVID-19 »

I miss all my people. I miss the people who aren’t my people.

Halifax poet Sue Goyette's journal of these socially distanced times.

by SUE GOYETTE, Apr 15/20


Emily Lawrence's likeable feast

VISUAL ART »

Emily Lawrence's likeable feast

The foodie-brained artist is back with another project for you to chew on.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 11/20


So, why is everyone watching dystopic films right now?

COVID-19 »

So, why is everyone watching dystopic films right now?

A bleak sci-fi flick isn't an information source—but if it's your emotional release, you're not alone.

by STEVE GOW, Apr 3/20


Here's everyone who won at Theatre Nova Scotia's Merritt Awards this week

COVID-19 »

Here's everyone who won at Theatre Nova Scotia's Merritt Awards this week

Spoiler alert: Neptune's production of The Color Purple cleaned up.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 1/20


Now's the time to start a socially distant, low-maintenance book club

COVID-19 »

Now's the time to start a socially distant, low-maintenance book club

How to make it happen—and five books to get you started.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Mar 27/20


James Mullinger tells us a joke

COVID-19 »

James Mullinger tells us a joke

The arena-sellout, critically adored comic cracks a good one and releases a free special as COVID-19 continues.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Mar 24/20


Six ways to broaden your mind wider than social distance requirements

COVID-19 »

Six ways to broaden your mind wider than social distance requirements

Your body might be atrophying on the couch but your brain doesn't have to.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Mar 23/20


Having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card

CITY »

Having fun isn't hard when you've got a library card

You can now get a Halifax Public Libraries card from the comfort of your couch.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Mar 20/20


Hey You Goofs!

COMICS »

Hey You Goofs!

by PAUL HAMMOND, Mar 19/20


State of the arts

COVID-19 »

State of the arts

Why did it take a global pandemic for us to start seriously talking about cultural funding?

by MORGAN MULLIN, Mar 18/20


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David Bowie’s son traces Canadian heritage through Pier 21

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