NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

"The gallery’s evolving building design and related space constraints means it no longer meets the needs of NSCAD."

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 7/21


Some Sure Things to look forward to May 6-13

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Some Sure Things to look forward to May 6-13

From Zuppa Theatre's Pop-Up Love Party to Kristen Martell in concert, here's all the things to stream this week.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 5/21


The Sobey Art Award announces its 2021 long list

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The Sobey Art Award announces its 2021 long list

Two Halifax artists—Carrie Allison and Lou Sheppard—are among the 25 in the running for Canada's biggest art prize.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 5/21


Countless Journeys. One Canada.

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Countless Journeys. One Canada.

Calling Digital Artists to Submit to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21’s Artist in Residence Program

By CONTENT PRESENTED BY CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION AT PIER 21, May 4/21


Eastern Front Theatre's Micro Digitals are teaspoon-sized doses of theatre

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Eastern Front Theatre's Micro Digitals are teaspoon-sized doses of theatre

Small things of beauty to bring you joy, streaming on Instagram and Facebook now.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 30/21


Elliot Page's exclusive Oprah interview airs tonight

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Elliot Page's exclusive Oprah interview airs tonight

Halifax's best export will have the same big-deal sit-down Meghan and Harry did, on AppleTV+.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 30/21


15 lockdown life enhancers to help you hold on

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15 lockdown life enhancers to help you hold on

Our best advice for coping as COVID-19’s third wave washes over Nova Scotia.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 29/21


The Animation Festival of Halifax returns

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The Animation Festival of Halifax returns

An online only edition of the annual event happens May 6-8.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 28/21


Music review: Fungus’s album <i>Sanguine</i> will grow on you

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Music review: Fungus’s album Sanguine will grow on you

An addictive listen for fans of Alanis Morissette, Tegan and Sara and Sheryl Crow.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 24/21


5 artists who deserve a major public art installation in Halifax

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5 artists who deserve a major public art installation in Halifax

Imagine the city if talents like Ursula Johnson and Raven Davis had large-scale artwork all over the place.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 23/21


Taking the stress out of movie night

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Taking the stress out of movie night

Telefilm and the Apple TV app are helping us choose our movie night flicks. Spoiler: they’re all Canadian-made!

Apr 23/21


Don’t refund your local event ticket

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Don’t refund your local event ticket

Lockdown advice: Consider standing in solidarity with Halifax’s arts community by keeping it as a goodwill gesture.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 23/21


UPDATED: Alex Colville’s Nova Scotian cottage sold

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UPDATED: Alex Colville’s Nova Scotian cottage sold

This piece of Canadian art history—plus 200 feet of oceanfront land—went for $265,000.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 22/21


Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

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Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

The folk-pop singer-songwriter covers Cape Breton legend Rita MacNeil.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 21/21


Review: <i>Post-Democracy</i> will decimate you

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Review: Post-Democracy will decimate you

Award-winning Halifax playwright Hannah Moscovitch returns with a devastating, beautiful piece of theatre.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 20/21


John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

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John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

The local artist is acclaimed for drawing utopia, but can’t imagine a better city than this one.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 17/21


Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

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Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

A fresh new voice in the Halifax scene that's ready to talk about the climate crisis.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 15/21


7 Sure Things going on in Halifax the April 15 weekend

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7 Sure Things going on in Halifax the April 15 weekend

From the return of Adam Baldwin’s livestreams to a new, drag-filled play from HEIST.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 13/21


ICYMI: The week in local music and TV releases

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ICYMI: The week in local music and TV releases

From the Jupiter’s Legacy trailer to Kye Clayton’s newest track, here’s four hot launches.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 9/21


A rare occasion to dance like everyone’s watching

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A rare occasion to dance like everyone’s watching

After a Covid delay, Petites Danses is performing live and in person this weekend.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 9/21


7 Sure Things happening in Halifax from April 8-14

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7 Sure Things happening in Halifax from April 8-14

All the local live art you need to see, online and off.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 7/21


Must-watch music video: A deer in the spotlight

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Must-watch music video: A deer in the spotlight

Kim Harris and Andrea Dorfman join forces on an animated version of “Heirloom.”

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 6/21


Halifax hosted slavers’ ships. Now it is home to Canada’s first institute of slavery studies.

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Halifax hosted slavers’ ships. Now it is home to Canada’s first institute of slavery studies.

Charmaine Nelson leads the Institute for the Study of Canadian Slavery at NSCAD.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 5/21


The Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery is not closing

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The Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery is not closing

Despite rumours in the visual arts community, SMU says its gallery is staying open.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 3/21


The week in local book, theatre and music releases

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The week in local book, theatre and music releases

From the debut single by Good Neighbour to the return of Hillsburn, here are 3 hot launches.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 2/21


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Post Democracy is available as a digital performance through Sunday, April 25. Tickets are $20 for an individual, $35 for a household and $10 for students from the Prairie Theatre Exchange box office.

Review: Post-Democracy will decimate you

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Post Democracy is available as a digital performance through Sunday, April 25. Tickets are $20 for an individual, $35 for a household and $10 for students from the Prairie Theatre Exchange box office.

Review: Post-Democracy will decimate you

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