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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 as the July 2020 deadline looms. 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...
The Bus Stop Theatre continues its drive to purchase its building as the July 2020 deadline looms. Photo by Mel Hattie.

The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative celebrates the holidays and looks optimistically towards the new...

With its July 2020 deadline to purchase its building and land looming, The Bus Stop Theatre Cooperative is not only looking for an injection...
A photograph featuring Canadian women in uniform who were serving in various capacities at the Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan in March of 2009. Part of the Althea Thauberger: The State of the Situation exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia showcases Canadian artists in two new exhibitions

In a media release, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia announced the recent openings of two new exhibitions showcasing contemporary Canadian art. Althea Thauberger: The...
Déplacer les idées / Shifting ideas from the 2018 edition of Nocturne. Photo by Kylee Nunn.

This year’s Nocturne explores the changing landscape of our city

Nocturne, the annual festival of visual arts, returns to the streets of Halifax in October, exploring the changing landscape of our city. Ironically the...
The AfterWords Literary Festival, a multi-day celebration of writers, readers, and the ideas that bring them together.

AfterWords Literary Festival explores what happens before and after the words hit the page

It has taken them over a decade, but fellow writers Stephanie Domet and Ryan Turner are finally seeing their dream take shape with the...
Sarain Fox (centre) and members of Xara Choral Theatre in the 2018 production of Fatty Legs.

New work from Halifax’s Xara Choral Theatre explores Indigenous and water rights

When Christina Murray and four other women first came together in 2008 to create Halifax’s multi-disciplinary Xara Choral Theatre, they intended to create works...
Among the fifteen acts from around the world for the 33rd edition of the Halifax Buskers Fest is the return of the Montreal-based Break City All Stars.video

Break City All Stars returns as the people’s choice for this year’s Halifax Busker...

The Halifax Busker Festival returns to the city’s waterfront from July 31 through August 5 with six days of dance, comedy, music, hula hoops,...

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