Arts

Jeri Brown (far right) runs through a monologue as Natasha Thomas (centre left) and Linda Carvery (centre right) sing 'Amazing Grace' during rehearsal on Friday.

ArtsLocal production blends genres for African Heritage Month

Unique genre steps into the spotlight, as local production takes the stage at Pier 21.

Feb 8, 2019

Melissa Townsend holds a piece featured in Pre-Shrunk 2019.

PaintingMini art hits big in Halifax

Argyle’s Pre-Shrunk art show opens Friday

Jan 22, 2019

Singers practice for The Big Sing on Tuesday.

Music Halifax choir The Big Sing celebrates its second anniversary

Amateur and professional singers alike joined in on the fun

Jan 17, 2019

Alice Roebotham, 10, holds her book I Survived the Halifax Explosion.

BooksMeet the two child authors who just published their first books

Alice Roebotham, Aliyah Lailson wrote about Halifax history and a fantasy world

Jan 14, 2019

Best friends Adam Myatt (left) and Lindsay Dauphinee have been producing queer-friendly comedy shows for a year.

ComedyMake the yuletide gay! A queer-friendly comedy show celebrates one year

Two Halifax comedians are creating more space for queer comics

Dec 5, 2018

Jake Ivany announces the expansion of the Bluenose-Ability Film Festival on Monday.

ACCESSIBILITY Disability film festival to include all arts

Bluenose Ability Arts and Film Festival to hold workshops around Nova Scotia in 2019

Dec 4, 2018

Samantha Walkes portrays Cinderella at Neptune Theatre during a media call on Nov. 27.

PHOTO ESSAYFinding ways to ‘bridge the gap’ with Neptune Theatre’s Cinderella

Empowering a traditional character to empower young women

Dec 3, 2018

Laura MacDonald makes letterpress posters from her home studio near Kentville, N.S.

Photo EssayWho needs Photoshop when you have a letterpress machine?

Graphic designer Laura MacDonald uses old techniques to make new posters

Nov 30, 2018