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Mark Robins

Mark Robins
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Mark has been writing about the arts for almost twenty years. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. No stranger to the stage, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. In addition to writing and editing for Halifax Presents he is also contributing editor at Vancouver Presents. He is a past member of the jury for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre awards. Mark and his partner David are recent transplants from the West Coast and now call Halifax home.

Pipers to pay tribute to the lives lost in Nova Scotia this week

In a public Facebook post, Halifax piper and owner of Groundswell Music, an artist management company and record label, Ian McKinnon has put out...

The waterfront will be a whole lot quieter this summer as the Halifax Jazz Festival cancels due to COVID-19

In a media release, organizers have announced the cancellation of the 2020 TD Halifax Jazz Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following consultations with government,...

Reeny Smith’s Survive becomes an anthem and fundraiser for these troubling times

Nova Scotia singer-songwriter Reeny Smith has pledged the royalties from the radio airplay of her song Survive to benefit the 42 hospital foundations across the province in response...

Neptune Theatre stays connected while it plans for the future

Artists around the world are finding new ways to connect and engage with audiences during this time of physical distancing. With stages dark, many...

Hurricanes and pandemics won’t stop this production of Giant Killer Shark: The Musical

Earlier this year, the Halifax Fringe Festival saw many of its shows cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian. Fast forward six months and many of...

Andrea Ramolo is living the new normal as an artist

When Halifax Presents first spoke with Toronto-based folk singer-songwriter Andrea Ramolo two weeks ago, she was riding high. She had just been nominated as Contemporary...

Theatre artists from across the country come together for Isolate Nights

Seventy artists from across Canada have been busy this past week. While that might seem like an oxymoron given the state of the world...

2020 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo cancelled due to COVID-19

The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo is the latest group to fall victim to the COVID-19 health crisis. "The Tattoo has been celebrating the bond...

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