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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia re-opens on July 16

Following its months-long closure, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will re-open on July 16. Along with reduced hours to the public, the Gallery is...
Nanny Joyce Meikle surrounded by five of her ten grandchildren who are helping to organize a mini-Tattoo for the woman who has yet to miss a performance since it began in 1979. Photo courtesy Allison Meikle (bottom right).

Halifax grandkids to surprise their grandmother with her very own mini-Tattoo

With the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo cancelled for the first time in its 42 year history due to the pandemic, it has left...
DaPoPo Theatre presents Behind the Queens as part of this year's Mayworks.

Mayworks goes digital in 2020

Like so many events around the world right now, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced this year's Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts...
Sue Goyette will be the Halifax Regional Municipality's eighth poet laureate. Photo: Halifax Regional Municipality. Photo: Halifax Regional Municipality.

Sue Goyette is HRM’s newest poet laureate

In a media release, Halifax Regional Municipality has announced Sue Goyette as its newest poet laureate. The role serves as an ambassador and advocate for...
The 2020 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo has been cancelled.

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...
COVID-19

Halifax arts organizations and venues respond to COVID-19 (Updated 18 March 2020)

Halifax Presents continues to monitor the arts community response to the current health crisis and will update this information as it becomes available. In...
The weekly drop-in program Afternoon Shift provides space for young adults aged 16 to 30 and their support networks, to socialize, learn from artist facilitators, and create art of their own.

Afternoon Shift connects young adults facing mental health challenges with art

Following a pilot last year, Afternoon Shift has returned to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, allowing young adults facing mental health challenges to...
The Bus Stop Theatre continues its drive to purchase its building. Photo by Mel Hattie.

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is one step closer to reaching its goal

In a 15-1 decision on Tuesday, the Halifax Regional Council confirmed a quarter million in funding for The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative to help...
Our holiday guide to the performing arts in Halifax

Our holiday guide to the performing arts in Halifax

With the festive season well underway we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than taking in a live show. Here is our...
The Juliana Bicycle Team from the Netherlands are one of the many international groups scheduled to appear at next year's Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Photo: Juliana Bicyle Team / Willem Hol.

Tartan trumps black as tickets for the 2020 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo go...

It can't be mere coincidence that tickets for the 2020 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo go on sale today as Canadians look for Black...

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