Award-winning comedian Tom Hearn tells us a joke

In advance of a live sketch and drag performance this weekend, Hearn helps you laugh it off.
Aug 16-17, 9pm Menz & Mollyz Bar, 2182 Gottingen Street $10/$12

Comic Travis Lindsay makes us LOL

The local laugh-getter shares a joke in advance of the 10th Annual Natal Day Comedy Night.
Natal Day Comedy GALA

Constellate’s group dynamics

The reading series wants to create and support community.
Constellate: "Form or cause to form into a cluster or group; gather together."

Visit with The Realistic Joneses

KAZAN CO-OP's production of Will Eno's comedic drama hilariously plods through everyday life, just hoping to connect.
I n the odd and moving The Realistic Joneses, on until this weekend at the Park Place Theatre, one married couple moves in next door to another.

Why getting a hobby is a perfect form of punk rock rebellion

For a life less monetized, you can fight burnout and the demands of capitalism by spending time on yourself.
S ometimes the pulse of a moment is best tracked not in books or headlines or even philosophy, but a snippet of song lyrics that, looking back, tell more than any diary entry ever could have.

Reclaiming your time

Find the fun in being distinctly mediocre with one of these amateur-friendly, all-levels activities that’ll help give you a life outside of your job.
Maybe you read our feature on the serious benefits of getting a hobby. Or perhaps you just wandered by.

Ten years of solidarity at Mayworks

A decade on, the art-and-activism fest fights the good fight longer and louder.
Mayworks: Festival of Working People & The Arts

Ascending the Atlantic Podcast Summit

The inaugural conference brings together pod makers and listeners this weekend.
Atlantic Podcast Summit

Nick’s time

Nick Nemeroff comes to Halifax via Los Angeles and Toronto, fake-crying all the way.
Really Big Deal: A Comedy Show w/Nick Nemeroff, Heather Macdonald, Clare Belford, Jordan Roberts, Rachael Sheppard and Lindsay Dauphinee

Chanty Marostica’s uniting comedy

The Toronto-based stand-up has always made space for queer comedians.
Chanty Marostica at Ha!ifax Comedy Fest LGBTQLMFAO w/Hal Sparks, Kyle Brownrigg, Andrew Johnston and more Friday, April 26, 8pm

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

In Print This Week

Vol 27, No 13
August 22, 2019

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