Arts

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

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

Jan 19, 2020

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

Jan 18, 2020

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

Jan 15, 2020

Masuma Khan performs at the BIPOC 2020 Vision event she co-organized with Andre Fenton.

'Our voice, our community': New collective supports racialized artists in Halifax

Halifax lacks spaces for BIPOC artists, says Masuma Khan

Jan 13, 2020

Martha Cooley is the executive director of AFCOOP.

45 hours for 45 years: AFCOOP celebrates with film challenge

The film co-op has a temporary home after tropical storm Dorian ruined their building

Dec 6, 2019

The Bus Stop Theatre

The future of the Bus Stop? ‘Not just a pipe dream’

The co-operative is looking to buy their building on Gottingen Street

Dec 3, 2019