Arts

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

2 weeks ago

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

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

Jan 23, 2020

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

Jan 22, 2020

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

Jan 21, 2020

Jacqueline Whitton with her Contax 645 film camera.

The buzz around film photography

Jacqueline Whitton's love of the flash from the past

Jan 20, 2020