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A photograph featuring Canadian women in uniform who were serving in various capacities at the Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan in March of 2009. Part of the Althea Thauberger: The State of the Situation exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia showcases Canadian artists in two new exhibitions

In a media release, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia announced the recent openings of two new exhibitions showcasing contemporary Canadian art. Althea Thauberger: The...
Déplacer les idées / Shifting ideas from the 2018 edition of Nocturne. Photo by Kylee Nunn.

This year’s Nocturne explores the changing landscape of our city

Nocturne, the annual festival of visual arts, returns to the streets of Halifax in October, exploring the changing landscape of our city. Ironically the...
The AfterWords Literary Festival, a multi-day celebration of writers, readers, and the ideas that bring them together.

AfterWords Literary Festival explores what happens before and after the words hit the page

It has taken them over a decade, but fellow writers Stephanie Domet and Ryan Turner are finally seeing their dream take shape with the...
Sarain Fox (centre) and members of Xara Choral Theatre in the 2018 production of Fatty Legs.

New work from Halifax’s Xara Choral Theatre explores Indigenous and water rights

When Christina Murray and four other women first came together in 2008 to create Halifax’s multi-disciplinary Xara Choral Theatre, they intended to create works...
Among the fifteen acts from around the world for the 33rd edition of the Halifax Buskers Fest is the return of the Montreal-based Break City All Stars.video

Break City All Stars returns as the people’s choice for this year’s Halifax Busker...

The Halifax Busker Festival returns to the city’s waterfront from July 31 through August 5 with six days of dance, comedy, music, hula hoops,...
The AfterWords Literary Festival, a multi-day celebration of writers, readers, and the ideas that bring them together.

AfterWords Literary Festival celebrates writers & readers

A celebration of writers, readers, and the ideas that bring them together, the AfterWords Literary Festival will take place October 3 through October 5...
The USAF Honor Guard Drill Team is one of the many highlights at this year's Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo.

Review: The Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo is an awe-inspiring spectacle

The Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo, the most patriotic of talent shows, is back at the Scotiabank Centre just in time for Canada Day. Putting into...
Contemporary clown Fraser Hooper is one the many acts at this year's Halifax Busker Festival. Photo by Agnes Wywrot.

The Halifax Busker Festival returns for its 33rd year

According to the website Busker Central, there are now over 150 busker festivals happening each year around the world, with more than twenty in...
The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo balances civilian acts with its military tradition which will include the German Air Force Band Erfurt.

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo celebrates the power of peace with an eye to...

With just days to go before the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo opens at the Scotiabank Centre, the international cast is arriving, the stage...
“Frequencies is about transformation." - Aaron Collier

Exploring the unfathomable fabric of reality with Aaron Collier

Halifax-based live art company HEIST is set to present techno-songwriter Aaron Collier’s new work Frequencies (Phase Two). In this multimedia show, Collier explores "the unfathomable...

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