Arts

Technology was heavily influential in the FLATLANDS exhibition.

Art‘I’m kind of bored with the whole 2-D wall hangings’

Artist Elizabeth Johnson showcases her exhibition Flatlands, an art installation that borders on the physical and digital realms

Oct 29, 2015

Attendee sporting a self-made hat

ArtDance music, lights and yes…art

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia organizers used their party event Friday to take the stuffiness out of the typical gallery experience

Oct 26, 2015

Rapper Thrillah started rapping at the age of 10 and began taking it seriously in high school.

Music ‘Hip-hop talent here in Halifax — it’s underestimated’

Rap artists face struggles in gaining a national reputation locally as well as outside of Nova Scotia.

Oct 24, 2015

NocturneNocturne exhibit wows with 'wearable art'

NSCAD textile students created historical, modern and futuristic clothing as part of Nocturne's 'Wrinkles in Time' exhibit

Oct 18, 2015

Anna Sprague's Ferris Wheel on Citadel Hill

NocturneThousands brave rain and cold for Nocturne: Art at Night

From a ferris wheel to ferry-oke, there was plenty to see at this year's Nocturne

Oct 18, 2015

Ann Shaftel, an art conservator, who is working to reveal hidden wall paintings in one of Canada’s oldest buildings.

N.S. heritage The ‘most important’ conservation project in Canada is underway

Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia brings art conservator, Ann Shaftel, to speak on the process of revealing a 175-year old hidden painted room

Oct 16, 2015

An onlooker curious about Nocturne's opening night celebration at Lion & Bright on Agricola Street. (Photo: Emma Jones)

ArtNocturne’s promise: ‘See Halifax in a whole new light’

After a year of planning, local evening art festival is finally here

Oct 16, 2015

North Dartmouth resident featured on Halifolks.

Photography ‘Negative stories have brainwashed our own community and youth’

The photo blog Halifolks collaborated with North Dartmouth project Between the Bridges to highlight community success stories

Oct 15, 2015

The waterfront work space

SculptureStatues to see during Nocturne

Organization hopes outdoor symposium becomes biannual event

Oct 14, 2015

Alex Khasnabish, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University, surrounded by Zapatista figures in his office.

DevelopmentThese profs want to you to reclaim community development

Academics from NSCAD and Mount Saint Vincent University are using the storytelling techniques of the Zapatista rebels to influence commercial development in the North End.

Oct 13, 2015