Arts

Dylan Jewers sits in the small recording booth at Evergreen House where Helen Creighton lived. “As far as I know she never recorded anyone in the house, but she did all of her note taking here. It’s still all so wild to me.”

‘I’m obsessed with doing this’: Dartmouth man is bringing traditional folk songs back to life

Rooted in folklore, Big Turnips is a creative project aiming to collect and preserve music across the Atlantic

2 days ago

A shirt made from local, sustainable material at Sattva Boutique.

Fast fashion or flax fashion? Halifax professor creating sustainable clothes

Flax grows easily in the province and it is far more sustainable than cotton

3 days ago

Paul MacKay, who manages the King's Co-op Bookstore, holds an advanced copy of Desmond Cole's The Skin We're In.

Bookstore manager 'stunned' after Facebook blocks ad for event

Ad policy requires ID verification and a disclaimer for any ads promoting social issues

4 days ago

The exhibit features eight Venezuelan artists who immigrated to Canada.

Remembering back home: Art meets immigration in Venezuelan exhibit

Venezuelan artists explore how they deal with immigration through their own unique artistic lens

6 days ago

Jacqueline Whitton with her Contax 645 film camera.

The buzz around film photography

Jacqueline Whitton's love of the flash from the past

7 days ago

Mi'kmaq poet and artist, Michelle Sylliboy, and Dal Reads chairperson Marlo MacKay.

Mi’kmaq hieroglyphic language highlighted in poet’s talk and birch bark workshop

Michelle Sylliboy’s poetry collection and birch bark workshop brings Mi’kmaq hieroglyphic characters to life

1 week ago

The Creative Kick often holds speaker nights, where paid speakers share tips on how to make a living in creative fields.

Local group inspires community of creative entrepreneurs

The Creative Kick networking group looks to keep creative talent local

1 week ago

Jack Bennet (left) and George Woodhouse (right) lead the Big Sing Tuesday night. Woodhouse announced this will be his last show as full-time host.

A song of celebration and goodbye

The Big Sing community choir turns 3 and loses one of its closest friends

2 weeks ago