Arts

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

2 hours ago

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

3 days ago

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

John Little hammers on his anvil in his East Dover forge. He has been blacksmithing for 48 years.

photo essaySee how a blacksmith turns scrap metal into a work of art

Psychology student turned blacksmith has been forging in Nova Scotia for 48 years

Nov 29, 2018

AFCOOP's Languages of Nova Scotia project shines a light on language diversity through filmmaking.

FilmFilmmaking project promotes language diversity in province

5 Nova Scotians tell their stories in French, Scottish Gaelic, Mi’kmaw, Farsi, ASL

Nov 27, 2018

Dawn Brandes, director of Halifax Humanities, introduces the final team to read at Dante Live.

Community Halifax Humanities supporters stage 24-hour literary marathon

More than 100 people took part in weekend event

Nov 26, 2018

Zamani Folade performs during the Viola Desmond tribute concert at the Marquee Ballroom on Saturday.

Viola Desmond'This one’s for Viola Desmond': activist honoured at tribute concert

Community gathers for series of events celebrating the Viola Desmond $10 bill

Nov 25, 2018