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Symphony Nova Scotia re-imagines a flexible 2020-2021 season

After considering its options in the wake of the current pandemic, Symphony Nova Scotia is re-imagining its 2020-2021 season. Alongside ongoing online activities, education and...

Halifax choir members join singers from around the world to celebrate Canada Day

Celebrating Canada's 153rd birthday is going to be a lot different this year due to the pandemic. As the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) celebrates as...

Halifax Jazz Festival moves online this summer

Like many arts organizations worldwide, the Halifax Jazz Festival (HJF) is moving online for what is calling its Virtual & Vibrant summer programme. "While we...

Watch: Live at The Carleton with Tyler Messick

Halifax Presents was Live at The Carleton with the final episode in our special live online music series as we welcomed Tyler Messick, the writer/performer...

Watch: Live at The Carleton with Charlie A’Court

Halifax Presents was Live at The Carleton in our continuing live online music series as we welcomed Charlie A'Court on June 20. Charlie A'Court is synonymous with impassioned...

Albums from Halifax musicians Aquakultre and Joel Plaskett among this year’s Polaris Prize long list

Halifax-based musicians, the multi-genre Aquakulture and rocker Joel Plaskett, are two of the artists with albums on this year's Polaris Prize Long List. Announced via...

Watch: Live at The Carleton with Terra Spencer

Halifax Presents was Live at The Carleton in our continuing live online music series as we welcomed Terra Spencer on June 18. While juggling jobs as a funeral...

Micah Barnes takes to the virtual road with Vegas Breeze

From Victoria to Halifax and multiple stops along the way, Canadian jazz singer-songwriter Micah Barnes is embarking on a cross-Canada tour to promote his...

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Digital review: Halifax-shot Spinster boasts wonderful script and winning turn from Chelsea Peretti

Andrea Dorfman’s wonderful romantic-comedy Spinster defies genre tropes to give audiences one of the most unabashedly enjoyable films of 2020. A favourite at last year’s...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Liliona Quarmyne

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20 questions (pandemic edition) with Roland Au

During this time of social distancing and dark venues, Halifax Presents continues to check-in with members of our arts community to find out how...