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Bonnell's Magnolia blossoms on East Coast road trip adventure

Bonnell's Magnolia blossoms on East Coast road trip adventure

The Ontario performer joins Great Lake Swimmers on a series of Maritimes shows in communities including Riverport, Margaretsville and Halifax.
Ship's Company's gamble on Chasing Champions pays off

Ship's Company's gamble on Chasing Champions pays off

The play by Annapolis Valley native Jacob Sampson, which had its world premiere at the Parrsboro theatre last summer, claimed six Merritt Awards on Monday, including outstanding production.
Chasing Champions beats out competition at Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Awards

Chasing Champions beats out competition at Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Awards

Jacob Sampson's play about legendary African Nova Scotian boxer Sam Langford won six awards including outstanding production. Little Thing, Big Thing, the Irish road trip thriller at Festival Antigonish won two top awards, as did Tompkinsville, an original musical by Lindsay Kyte.
Tegan and Sara will Love You to Death

Tegan and Sara will Love You to Death

The Grammy-nominated, Juno Award-winning twin sisters perform at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax in July.
Aspiring African-Nova Scotian actors urged to take part in Scene and Heard

Aspiring African-Nova Scotian actors urged to take part in Scene and Heard

The three-part workshop, to be led by actor-playwright Jacob Sampson and 2b theatre company co-artistic director Anthony Black, is designed for actors of all experience levels.
Guy Davis pays homage to Piedmont blues duo Sonny and Brownie

Guy Davis pays homage to Piedmont blues duo Sonny and Brownie

The New York folk-blues performer will take the stage with harmonica virtuoso Fabrizio Poggi at the Atlantica Hotel in Halifax on April 7.
Growing Food with Greg: Rediscovering gardening

Growing Food with Greg: Rediscovering gardening

Want to get back into gardening or learn how to grow your own food for the first time? Permaculture techniques will help you develop a highly productive vegetable patch that's totally organic and easy to maintain.
Livingston’s digitally painted flowers are real and unreal

Livingston’s digitally painted flowers are real and unreal

After developing an allergy to solvents, oil painter Alex Livingston went into the frontier of digital painting and exhibits a new series of work, Flowers, at Studio 21 that play with ideas of real and unreal, reference the history of flower painting itself and point to the future.
Red wine in Nova Scotia, a study of four

Red wine in Nova Scotia, a study of four

I can pick Nova Scotian wine out of a lineup, no problem. I am embarrassed to report, however, that my confidence ends there. I have a hard time identifying our grape varieties by smell and taste, especially reds.
First Halifax Explosion commemorative event depicts 1917 in music and dance

First Halifax Explosion commemorative event depicts 1917 in music and dance

Though he's in his 26th season with the Halifax Camerata Singers, Bertrum MacDonald still gets nervous before a concert, but loves performing for audiences as he does Saturday in the sold-out theatrical concert Halifax 1917: From Dreams to Despair, presented by the Halifax Camerata Singers with Rhapsody Quintet at Halifax Central Library. Organizers are considering a second show later in the year.