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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Editor’s Note: As 2014 marks the centennial of the First World War, we’ll be presenting a series of historical articles throughout the year, looking at how the cataclysm touched Halifax. 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… 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

Crystal clear

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One young artist finds passion in glass blowing and opportunity in a local business

Making waves for Evan

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A new sailing event celebrates the life of a little boy and the work of the IWK

Carnival man

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Looking back at the life and legacy of influential Halifax businessman Bill Lynch

Dare to dream

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Imagine Halifax in 30 years. If you’re like most people I’ve talked with lately, you picture a future where development continues in fits and starts, with little cohesive plan. You see young professionals, continuing to head west. The health of our environment remains an afterthought, and car culture is entrenched—crumbling roads jammed with cars, burning… Read More»

Upstaging the critics

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Ignore the negative reviews—theatre in Nova Scotia is as you like it