Omar Gandhi’s opus

The Halifax architect has spent the last 10 years paying homage to east coast landscapes with his award winning designs.
Omar Gandhi: Defining a Process

Finding Frenchy's, a journey to the heart of the second-hand phenomenon

The ultimate Frenchy’s Car Tour is about used clothes, Nova Scotia’s soul and being worn again.
Nicole Villeneuve had her fashion awakening in Guy's Frenchys, filling her closet with ironic t-shirts to wear to high school.

Your treasure map to the complete Frenchy’s Car Tour

Stops at both Guy’s Frenchys and Frenchy’s make for the ultimate thrifty shopping road trip.
T he Frenchys Car Tour is a choose-your-own-adventure kind of shopping adventure, depending on time and inspiration.

The Bridge’s community connections

Shauntay Grant puts the Black Nova Scotian experience on stage this week as playwright of 2b theatre’s latest production.
Shauntay Grant's words are thoroughly embedded in Nova Scotia's cultural fabric: She is Halifax 's third poet laureate; the author of children's literature including last year's picture book Africville, a 2018 Governor General's Literary Award nominee; she's taken her work all over the country and the world to competitions and literary festivals.

Five Nerdy Things You Can Do at Hal-Con This Year

(We know, they’re all nerdy things.)
Hal-Con October 26-28 Halifax Convention Centre 1650 Argyle Street free-$125 hal-con.com

Keeping it casual at Atlantic Fashion Week

The impact and influence of streetwear is evident at AFW where local lines BZLY, Tücy and CELLOPXNE keep it chill on the catwalk.
Atlantic Fashion Week Oct 18-20 350 Horseshoe Lake Drive tickethalifax.com If fashion is a pendulum swinging between extremes, it’s clearly taken a break from ricocheting between hemlines and waist heights to lean hard in a new direction—away from dressing up and into casual clothing.

From Paris with love, Lore Collective

The Dalhousie-born line comes home fresh off a trip to Paris Fashion Week.
AFW’s Opening Showcase Thursday, October 18 350 Horseshoe Lake Drive 7pm, $25, tickethalifax.com Spending a little too much time sewing, and a little less time hitting the books worked out for former Dalhousie English student Kristen Reid.

Three can’t-miss collections from Atlantic Fashion Week

Talk about lewks
As Atlantic Fashion Week begins its annual sartorial shakeup, inspiration abounds with designers from across Nova Scotia and beyond bringing everything from statement-making streetwear to pop-art-y cocktail wear to the catwalk.

Enter sandcastle: celebrating 40 years of Clam Harbour's annual competition

For decades Haligonians have been building castles in the sand in the name of art and friendly competition.
Clam Harbour Sandcastle Competition Clam Harbour Beach, 158 Beach Road Sunday, August 12 9am-6pm It all started with $200 and a beach.

Nova Multifest does it for the culture

New single-day festival shines a light on the province’s rich and diverse cultural makeup.
Nova Multifest Saturday, July 28, 10am-8pm Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth free multifestns.ca

Coast 25: EST. 1993

These venerable arts organizations are also celebrating their 25th years.
SHAKESPEARE BY THE SEA "My first visit to Point Pleasant Park, I saw the Cambridge Battery and then the Fort Ogilvie and thought, ‘Wow, these are great places.

Coast 25: The truth is out there

The Coast is not out to get you
One thousand one hundred and fifty-seven issues leave a lot of lines for readers to read between. Are Coast writers actually a bunch of left-leaning, pot-smoking, Green-voting, indie-rock-lovers?

The fabric of Weaves

The Toronto quartet, fuelled by its excellent second LP Wide Open, is now close enough to feel like “one human being.”
Weaves w/Chudi Harris, Like a Motorcycle Thursday, May 17, 9pm The Seahorse Tavern 2037 Gottingen Street $10

In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 47
April 18, 2019

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