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New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

New Discovery Centre engages young minds and fuels future entrepreneurs

Nestled next to Nova Scotia Power Corp.’s gleaming corporate offices on the Halifax waterfront, the Discovery Centre seems like an interactive jewel of science, technology, engineering and math learning for kids of all ages.
Search yields promising find on The Curse of Oak Island two-hour finale, says executive producer

Search yields promising find on The Curse of Oak Island two-hour finale, says executive producer

Oak Island series creator Kevin Burns says after overspending their budget on a fourth dig, Rick and Marty Lagina uncover a fascinating find in the season 4 finale.
Rhythms of Life explores Nova Scotia connection to worldwide cultural diaspora

Rhythms of Life explores Nova Scotia connection to worldwide cultural diaspora

Multimedia becomes multicultural in a 'live musical documentary' exploring shared heritage at Pier 21 on Saturday.
Hadfield touching down in Halifax for symphonic weekend

Hadfield touching down in Halifax for symphonic weekend

The retired astronaut is teaming with Symphony Nova Scotia for concerts that will feature his hit version of David Bowie's Space Oddity.
Halifax jeweler Pamela Ritchie wins Saidye Bronfman Award

Halifax jeweler Pamela Ritchie wins Saidye Bronfman Award

The longtime jewelry design professor at NSCAD University in Halifax won the $25,000 Saidye Bronfman Award for excellence in the fine crafts, one of the 2017 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
Life of Canadian actor Pinsent takes <br>poetic trip down The River of Dreams

Life of Canadian actor Pinsent takes
poetic trip down The River of Dreams

Documentary following Canadian icon from Newfoundland to Hollywood and home again starts Friday at Park Lane Theatres in Halifax
Actions do speak louder than words in Body Language Decoded

Actions do speak louder than words in Body Language Decoded

Geoff D'Eon says non-verbal communication can actually be as expressive or more expressive than the words people use. He interviewed body language experts from around the world for the documentary airing Thursday at 8 p.m. on CBC's Nature of Things.
Princess Edward is back to save the world

Princess Edward is back to save the world

2016 Best of the Fest Fringe hit The Princess Show brings glittering romantic fantasy to the Bus Stop Theatre
Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Photographer takes a fresh look at Evangeline

Mark Marchesi made annual trips from Maine to Nova Scotia, where he made visual connections with Longfellow's poem about Acadia.
Pier 21 exhibit honours unit's Great War service

Pier 21 exhibit honours unit's Great War service

On March 25, 1917, the black soldiers of No. 2 Construction Battalion left Halifax for Europe to serve in a non-combat labour unit. To mark the anniversary of the unit's departure, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 teamed up with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia to create the temporary exhibit called No. 2 Construction Battalion. It opens Thursday and runs till May 1.