March 31 Got the blues real bad? Singer and songwriter Thom Swift shares your pain in the Compass Room. Casino Nova Scotia, 451-1221, www.ticketatlantic.com
Halifax welcomes an exciting new cultural event, celebrating a key moment in Canadian history and attracting performers from across North America
Should Stoffer challenge Peter Kelly in the next election? Will he?
March 27 A talented writer and performer, Black’s credits include writing for Destiny’s Child, Kardinal Offishall, Sean Paul and Nas, and performing with Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Bon Jovi, Josh Groban and Usher. Casino Nova Scotia, 451-1221, www.ticketatlantic.com
March 21 Five-time Grammy winner Paul Halley directs the choir’s performance of St. John Passion to mark J.S. Bach’s birthday. Ensemble Regale will join them. Cathedral Church of All Saints, 422-1271 ext. 261, www.kingschapel.ca
Halifax’s dining scene has dramatically transformed in the past few years—with a variety of new restaurants offering flavours from around the globe. It might be hard to imagine how a new restaurant can possibly stake out any new turf, but chef Luis Gaspar and partner Victoria Dunham Gaspar managed when they opened Pipa Restaurant & Bar on Argyle Street. Specializing …
Columnist Danny Hewitt welcomes the spring wine season with a round-up of hot trends, plus the Under-$20 Wine Review returns
Working his magic behind the scenes at the Convention Centre, Chistophe Luzeux may be the most under-appreciated chef in Halifax