Queer erasure on stage

Kamp co-creator Garry Williams is worried about straight-washing theatre.
Since Kamp began its readings and workshop performances in 2015, much of its buzz and accolades surrounded the cast, which has been a showcase for many local queer performers who audiences have never seen on stage.

Halifax Pride

Blue skies, silver screens: summer 2018’s must-see movies

Allow unmissable documentaries and hilarious women to woo you to the cinema.
Ah summer, the least inventive time in Hollywood, which is saying a lot.

Hot Summer Guide

Limestone Group pours up a taste of the islands

In efforts to share Caribbean culture, they’re bringing Bahamian-inspired, tropical fruit-infused brews to Halifax’s craft beer scene.
Want to win a trip to the Caribbean? Well, hopefully, a contest comes along soon.

Beer Guide

Solitha Shortte walks the walk

The model, runway coach and founder of Soli Productions is changing the fashion industry, one show at a time.
“ When I first moved here I didn’t think the Black girls were into this,” says model, runway coach and humble changemaker Solitha Shortte. “I’m Caribbean as well, so I’m not only Black but I’m foreign.

Spring Fashion

Inside my digs: Alderney Drive

A Dartmouth condo won over this couple with big windows, access to outdoors and neighbourhoody vibes.
Christina Elgee and her husband Matt Davis both work in Halifax and love to live in Dartmouth. After moving to town from Fredericton, and renting a less-than-ideal spot in Cole Harbour, they settled on buying something of their own.

Homes Halifax

Milking the Student Cash Cow

Halifax students boost the economy
Many Haligonians probably don’t realize there are three universities and two colleges all within their city’s postage stamp perimeter. Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, is a bustling but somehow still intimate port city, so it can be pretty tough to believe that there’s this multitude of post-secondary opportunity squashed into this beautiful, historic city.

Back To School

Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency: Serve It Up!

Providing dream careers and building our future generation
Quinten Bennett's heart has always been in the culinary industry.

Career Minded (Sponsor Content)

Halifax's ultimate slow dance playlist

From Aerosmith to Zeppelin.
Ahhh, the awkward slow dance: a staple for just about anyone who has gone to public school. That being said, they were pretty serious business in junior high.

Sex + Dating Guide

Fat is not a failure

Combat January’s onslaught of diet dialogue with this bootcamp in body positivity.
The new year symbolizes a fresh start, a chance to shrug off last year's bad choices.

Well Being Guide

What Christmas means to me

Exploring some of the traditions outside of the western, Hallmark-infused idea of the Christian holiday.
Christmas celebrations and the Christian faith are not exclusive to the western world.

Holiday Planner

Your Best of Halifax 2017 Readers' Choice Awards winners

You’ve outdone yourself! This year 22,000 of you took the time to cast over 800,000 individual votes for our annual readers’ choice awards, solidifying our 23rd Best of Halifax as the very best one yet.


I hated cats (until I got some)

Despite all the scratches, somehow it’s worth it.
I fucking hate cats.


Five new-to-Nova-Scotia grape varieties

A ripe for the picking rundown of what’s new on the vines.
As an emerging wine region, Nova Scotia faces constant questions about what grapes to plant and nurture for wine.

Fall Wine Guide

46 events and festivals to liven up your fall

Including authors, speakers, sneakers, oysters, zinemakers and cosplayers.
PAUL GREENBERG The best-selling American author, who penned the 2014 effort on seafood sustainability Four Fish, comes to Halifax to talk about the future of our oceans and our fish-eating habits. Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue, Thu Sep 14, 7-9pm

Fall Arts Preview


In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 12
August 16, 2018

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