Arts

Hello City troupe (with the exception of Beth Poulsen) pose at Shakespeare by the Sea in Point Pleasant Park on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The troupe had performed an improv show at the 30th Halifax Fringe Festival during the pandemic.

Improv community aims to build on pandemic momentum

With the recent surge of online classes, local improvisers agree their craft is gaining in popularity

Mar 23, 2021

Cameron Hawes is an R&B folk musician who normally performs around Halifax.

Dartmouth musician leaves urban life to be inspired by nature

Cameron Hawes spent 5 months this summer composing in isolation on the North Shore

Feb 12, 2021

The Ice House Gallery opening at The Grace on Saturday featured work from four artists.

Tatamagouche arts centre opens for 2021 season, 'builds community involvement'

The Grace hopes to serve as a cultural hub for the North Shore

Feb 9, 2021

Matt May performing in Burnside (2018)

For the love of Burnside: Matt Mays reflects on upcoming live album

Mays' concert from 2018 is being released as a digital album, virtual concert and triple LP in February

Jan 29, 2021

More N.S. students tuning in to online Kiwanis Music Festival

Music festivals in Atlantic Canada keep going despite hard-hitting pandemic restrictions

Jan 22, 2021

Master craftsman Brian Tebay uses a blowing iron to shape the glass

'You can sense the disappointment': NovaScotian Crystal closing after 25 years in business

The staple of the Halifax waterfront closes at the end of February, citing lower production capacity and no tourism season

Jan 20, 2021

Andre Fenton poses for a photo at the Halifax North Memorial Public Library.

Black youth writing workshop coming to Halifax

Rising Black Nova Scotian author hosting coming-of-age workshop series

Jan 20, 2021

The Halifax Gay Men’s Chorus rehearse for the first time this year.

How N.S. community choirs are navigating pandemic problems

Choirs are taking strict precautions in order to conduct in-person rehearsals safely

Jan 19, 2021

Carbon Arc Cinema has been hosting virtual screenings through the pandemic.

How Carbon Arc Cinema is getting through the pandemic

The not-for-profit cinema has taken a hit from COVID-19, but is adapting for their biggest event of the year

Jan 15, 2021