Cats are becoming popular among college students, who are adopting the felines to help with mental health.

WATCH: Cats, Hartlen Point Birds and Blue Phones

Plus, Canada's ugly internment past, a soap-lab tour and beautifying Halifax with murals

Apr 18, 2023

The Ukrainian Cultural Society of Halifax held a Refugee Benefit Concert benefit concert at Pacifico Bar on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

WATCH: Healing Ukrainian child refugees from 'terrible aggression'

Halifax concert raises money for war survivors' art, dance and music lessons

Apr 13, 2023

Mariia Lytvynchuk stands in front of Leah Krylova’s photo in the Unissued Diplomas exhibit at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax on March 19, 2023.

Unissued Diplomas exhibition wraps up in Halifax

Ukrainian students who died in Russian invasion are memorialized at universities including SMU

Mar 27, 2023

New-Brunswick-born wood artist Jackie Toner drew inspiration from real east-coast lighthouses, to create her wood renderings.

Windsor N.S. wood artist featured at SPARK! art showcase

Lighthouses across Atlantic Canada inspire shoreline collection

Mar 17, 2023

Many Halifax "Swifties" are waiting for Taylor Swift to announce Canadian dates for her tour, 'The Eras'. But they expressed little hope that Halifax would make the cut.

Too small to ‘hangout’ ?

A Taylor Swift party packed The Dome. But fans don't expect a concert to follow.

Feb 17, 2023

Mizz Anthrope (l) and Lumen Lux (r) perform at the Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival at Halifax’s Alderney Landing on Jan. 28, 2023. They have trained for years to become fire performers.

Luminosity Circus lights up the night

Fire breathers wow crowd at Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival

Feb 14, 2023

Dramaturg Annie Valentina, artistic director Isaac Mulè, and playwright McKenna James Boeckner sit at a table reading during Halifax’s first OutFest workshop at The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op in April 2022.

Halifax queer theatre festival to return with upgrades

OutFest 2023 expands guest capacity, event lineup thanks to federal funding

Jan 20, 2023

ENBY is composed of (from left) guitarist Chris Power, drummer Dylan MacDonald, vocalist Clark Barrie, and bassist Trent Thomas.

A new punk band carves out space for queer people in the Halifax music scene

ENBY wants queer people of all ages to have safe spaces to enjoy music

Dec 5, 2022

The CGI show, comprised of more than four trillion pixels, runs at the Halifax Convention Centre from May 8 to June 12. (Beyond Van Gogh)

Van Gogh in 3D

Halifax to host animated renderings of Dutch impressionist’s masterpieces

May 1, 2022

Francesca Ekwuyasi, who is currently scriptwriting A Nice Ordinary Wedding, is author of the award-winning novel, Butter Honey Pig Bread.

Francesca Ekwuyasi tries her hand at scriptwriting

Local best-selling author announces highly anticipated next project

Feb 9, 2022