Paul Kimball returns to the Atlantic Film Festival

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For Halifax’s Paul Kimball, the 2014 Atlantic Film Festival is more than a place to showcase his recent work: it’s a return to the spotlight after a four year break. At the 2010 festival, Kimball premiered his first feature, Eternal Kiss. It’s the story of a filmmaker who sets out to make a documentary about… Read More»

Gottingen celebrates

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Gottingen Street celebrates its resilience this month, at the Gottingen 250 festival, running September 11 to 14. Alteregos Café and Backpackers Hostel owner Michelle Strum has owned a business in the community for 13 years, is a member of the North End Business Association board and is on the organizing committee for the event. “This… Read More»

Ketchup to comedy—Darrin Rose kicks off his new tour in Halifax

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When a comedian headlines a show, he usually feels that it’s the latest step in a series of successes that have brought him to the spotlight. But not Darrin Rose. “It all starts 12 years ago with a long series of failures,” he laughs. “In this business, you always kind of expect that you’re a… Read More»

Get your motor running

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But don’t count on parking your scooter downtown

Parking isn’t the issue

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Last December, Sarah Sawler wrote a story called “The parking myth” for Halifax Magazine. The story questioned the perception that Halifax has a parking problem. Sawler compared Halifax’s numbers (cost and availability) with other cities, talked with businesspeople who make their livings downtown and discussed the issue with an urban-planning expert. The conclusion, as the… Read More»

Trendsetter: Laura Mackenzie

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She’s combining her experience and love of films in her role as the director of Strategic Partners, a presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival

The Halifax beer guide

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With our craft-brew scene exploding, Halifax Magazine reviews the city’s must-try beers

A sweet serving of tennis

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For the first time since 1998, Halifax hosts a key Davis Cup match, with Canada’s men’s tennis team meeting Colombia on an indoor hard court on September 12 and 13—the first time professional tennis has come to Scotiabank Centre (née Metro Centre). “Our team is extremely excited to play this tie in Halifax in September,”… Read More»