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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

03nov7:00 pm10:00 pm2023 Creative Nova Scotia AwardsEvent Type Arts7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4W1, Canada

2023 Creative Nova Scotia Awards

Event Details

The annual art party that brings together and honours artists from all over the province promises a great night out.

This year’s event showcases a curated preshow exhibit in Alderney’s rotunda featuring numerous Nova Scotia artists from different artistic disciplines, including visual artists Miya Turnbull, Mo Glitch and Mo Phùng, pottery artist Nancy E. Oakley and musicians Ali Enriquez and Behrooz Mihankhah. The preshow begins at 7:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony. The ceremony will be co-hosted by dancers Sarah Prosper and Jordan Farmer, with music support from DJ Douvet. The awards show features special performances by Trevor Gould, P’tit Belliveau and current HRM Poet Laureate Sue Goyette.

Presented by Arts Nova Scotia and the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council, the Creative Nova Scotia Awards celebration is an annual event that celebrates excellence in artistic achievement, notably in the announcement of the major award, the Portia White Prize, along with the winners of the Creative Community Impact Award, the Prix Grand-Pré, the Established Artist, Emerging Artist, Black Artist and Indigenous Artist Recognition awards. Collectively, the awards are worth $75,000.

“This is an event that truly creates a space for artists from all disciplines and walks of life to converge and come together for one night,” says HEIST producer Richie Wilcox. “It’s a great way to get to know the immensely talented artistic community in this province. The show has lots of special treats in it. I would encourage everyone to come check it out.”