Arts

Thursday night is when the Saint Thomas church band practices, often learning an entire new song for Sunday.

The heartbeat of North Preston

Music, smiles, and grace meet at Saint Thomas Baptist Church

Apr 14, 2020

Hunter poses in his sweater and bow tie at the Instafamous Dogs of Halifax event at the Argyle Fine Art gallery on March 7.

Instagram dogs put the power of the pack behind Halifax art exhibit

Dog-themed art show at Argyle Fine Art runs until March 21

Mar 13, 2020

Kent Monkman was in Halifax on Feb. 27 to give a talk called "Miss Chief in the Museum."

'Reverse the gaze': Kent Monkman springs Miss Chief in the museum

Cree artist is shattering the colonial perspective of history and beckoning in the future of art

Mar 5, 2020

Ali J. Eisner poses with Jay the Blue Jay.

Learn to be yourself with puppets — with no strings attached

Workshops for both adults and children planned at NSCAD, Halifax’s Youth Project, Lunenburg School of the Arts

Feb 9, 2020

Deborah Castrilli (left), who plays Viola Desmond, in a scene with Meghan Swaby, who plays Rose Reid.

New play removes our 'contemporary lens' on Viola Desmond's story

Neptune Theatre's Controlled Damage examines how Desmond would have been perceived in 1946

Feb 4, 2020

Jennifer Lee, owner of the House Full of Plants Instagram account.

This local plant lover has taken root on Instagram 

Jennifer Lee shares knowledge, pictures of her huge plant collection on Instagram 

Feb 1, 2020

James Janssen poses with his sketchbook, where he's sketched some of the fans of the Wanderers.

Artist depicts ‘unique vibe’ of Halifax Wanderers fan community

James Janssen says his drawings are a way to ‘give back’ to the fans

Jan 26, 2020

Pat Stay is pictured celebrating at an event in Hollywood.

'I decided to just do it': Battle rapper Pat Stay branches out

Nova Scotia rapper comes out with new song and podcast

Jan 25, 2020

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

Jan 24, 2020