April 2014

Building a Better Editor: Race day approaches

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It’s been a month since my last report on my preparations to run the 10K at the Blue Nose Marathon, so we’re long overdue for an update. Short version: It’s been freakin’ frustrating. Not long after that last update, I fell ill with the flu. The sort of flu that made my doctor say “Wow,… Read More»

From artist to entrepreneur

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Hermes director, Emily Jones, talks about realizing her dream and finding inspiration through the artists she represents

Contest: The Trews

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NOTE: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Michelle Forrest!  We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see The Trews live at the Marquee Ballroom on May 23, plus a copy of their latest album The Trews. To enter, post a comment below and tell us: What was the best live concert you saw… Read More»

Best in show

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This year’s NSCAD Senior Students’ Fashion Show makes a striking impression

NSCAD Annual Fashion Show

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The 2014 Nova Scotia College of Art & Design’s Senior Students’ Fashion Show on Saturday, April 19.

High style from NSCAD

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Senior Students’ Fashion Show to highlight the collections of 19 upcoming designers

Hannah Mae Cruddas: A rising star returns home

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When Ballet Jörgen returns to Halifax for tonight’s performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Cohn, the lineup will include Dartmouth native Hannah Mae Cruddas, playing the role of Lady Capulet (Juliet’s “not-so-kind mother.”) For Cruddas, it’s an exciting homecoming. “I trained at the Maritime Conservatory, and it’s really wonderful to come back to Halifax,” she says. “I… Read More»

Natural law

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Halifax could become a national leader in environmental protection by embracing the “rights of nature”

Halifax’s first casualties of the Great War

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Throughout July 1914, as Europe lurched towards war, Haligonians waited. The Royal Review of the fleet, held July 20, 1914 included 59 battleships, for the first time seaplanes from the newly formed Royal Naval Air Service, and took over seven hours to pass the royal yacht, HMY Alexandra. When Britain declared war two weeks, later… Read More»

The play’s the thing

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Wendy Hutt’s passion for Bedford Players goes well beyond the acting and sets. For the long-time volunteer, the work is really about the people