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'Scarlett' siren Ramolo gets back to solo roots at In the Dead of Winter

'Scarlett' siren Ramolo gets back to solo roots at In the Dead of Winter

Nine years after her IDOW debut, singer-songwriter returns with honest, emotionally raw songs from her new album Nuda.
Nova Scotia-shot feature films Weirdos, Werewolf vie for Canadian Screen Awards

Nova Scotia-shot feature films Weirdos, Werewolf vie for Canadian Screen Awards

Nova Scotia productions shone when the Canadian Screen Award nominations were announced on Wednesday. Weirdos earned six nods including best picture, Werewolf got four including best actor and actress, and TV series This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Mr. D each had multiple nominations.
New documentary offers hope to all types of PTSD sufferers

New documentary offers hope to all types of PTSD sufferers

Stephen O'Brien lives a life of “thankfulness and depression” as he struggles to recover from post-traumatic stress disorder. The retired soldier and Glace Bay native is in Patrick Reed's new fascinating, multi-faceted documentary PTSD: Beyond Trauma, airing Thursday at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV's The Nature of Things.
In the Dead of Winter: Songwriting comes alive in festival's intimate setting

In the Dead of Winter: Songwriting comes alive in festival's intimate setting

Snowblink's Dan Misha Goldman, Halifax's Daniel Walker and Laurenn Marchand, Julie Doiron, Andrea Ramolo, Sarah Jane Scouten and Gavin Gardiner of the Wooden Sky will share songs and stories in the intimate surroundings of Good Robot Brewing Co.
Toronto's USS brings New World Alphabet Tour to Halifax

Toronto's USS brings New World Alphabet Tour to Halifax

Newfoundland's Repartee supports USS for a show at the Marquee Ballroom.
Walking With Our Sisters is a journey in truth, beauty and the pain of lost loves

Walking With Our Sisters is a journey in truth, beauty and the pain of lost loves

Walking With Our Sisters, a memorial to missing and murdered indigenous women, is now at the Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery in Halifax.
Hear Voice of the Whale on Tuesday

Hear Voice of the Whale on Tuesday

Pianist Simon Docking, cellist Benjamin Marmen and Jack Chen on flute perform George Crumb's Vox Balaenae as part of an Inner Space house concert in Halifax.
Former The Young and the Restless star brings her life lessons to Nova Scotia

Former The Young and the Restless star brings her life lessons to Nova Scotia

Tonya Williams will come to Alderney Landing on Thursday afternoon for Juanita Peters' In Conversation series, presented by San Family. The new series features seasoned artists talking about the highs and lows in their career.
A visit to complex, beautiful Israel

A visit to complex, beautiful Israel

An unexpected trip to Israel and the Palestinian areas reveals a region fraught with conflict and strife but also filled with fascinating history and natural beauty.
GLASS ACT: In the name of moderation, spend more on wine

GLASS ACT: In the name of moderation, spend more on wine

My New Year's soul searching a couple of weeks ago revealed two deep but fairly standard desires: to be healthier and more thrifty. To that end, I have resolved in 2017 to spend more money on wine.