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Meza still has strong ties to Mexico, returning there to marry, but his heart is in Halifax now.

Home for good

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For many international students, Halifax is just a step in the journey. For Miguel Meza, it was the final destination

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Raising the Barre

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A cheeky fundraiser is hoping to raise the barre in Halifax. One hundred men will participate in the second annual event called Bare all for the Barre. They’ll endure a workout of a lifetime, flexing and pointing their way to a goal of raising $100,000 for prostate cancer. The 2014 event saw 15 men raise… Read More»

Amanda Mullenger. Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire

Level up

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For years, video-game design has been a boys’ club. Now, a Halifax student is at the vanguard of a new wave of women who are breaking down the barriers

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Outsider Insight Art Project Contest

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Post a comment below telling us who your favourite Halifax artist is for a chance to win a framed photo by Gavin Quinn from the Outsider Insight art project. (Limit one entry per account). We’ll draw a winner on August 1, 2015. For more about Quinn and the project, surf here.

Jason Rose-Spurrell entertains crowds as alter ego Rouge Fatale, but also aims to educate people about the art of being a drag queen. 
Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire. 
Art direction: Suzanne Rent.

Reigning diva

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Jason Rose-Spurrell entertains crowds as his alter ego, Rouge Fatale. But he and other drag queens hope to educate people about the art form, too

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Confronting their demons

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Halifax Protestant Orphanage survivors return to the building and face their past

Halifax Seaport Beerfest. Photo: Steve Jess

Best summer ever!

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The Bard, the beer, music, art, sports and SO MUCH MORE—our 50 favourite things to see and do in Halifax this summer

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Keeping the athletes in the Pan American Games

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Editor’s Note: Kyle Mackay is a reporter with The Enfield Weekly Press/The Laker, which (like Halifax Magazine) is owned by Advocate Printing & Publishing. Toronto hosts the 2015 Pan American Games from July 10 to 26 and Brad Ferguson, a chiropractor with ProTX in Elmsdale will be on Team Canada’s medical staff doing his part to help the home side get the gold. “I’ve… Read More»

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The human connection

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For former TV host Starr Dobson, working to help those with mental illness is all about the people