Costumes of HAL-CON 2014 [PHOTOS]

Halifax, you are geeks. Marvelous geeks. Not only did you sell out HAL-CON 2014, but you showed up, and you looked good. Here are some of our favourite costumes we snapped. If you see yourself, head over to Facebook and tag yourself. You'll also find our full gallery of HAL-CON 2014 costumes over there. HAL-CON… Read More

Heritage Minutes told through art by local artist

Do you want those baskets back? Love Heritage Minutes? Visit Argyle Fine Art this weekend and you'll find 11 of Canada’s most iconic historical TV-vignettes (plus two newer Minutes) interpreted through the creative mind of Halifax-based artist Christopher Hemsworth as commemorative posters. First released in 1991, Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes have since become one of the… Read More

Performing arts conference returns to Nova Scotia: Contact East starts in Pictou

Photo: Whitehorse's Ramshackle Theatre will be performing their "cardboard science fiction puppet show", "Sci-Fi Double Feature". (Credit: ramshackletheatre.ca / edwardwesterhuis.com) The annual Contact East performing arts conference returns to Nova Scotia today, as Pictou hosts over 30 artists at its deCoste Centre from September 25 - 28. This year marks the event's 23rd year, and returns… Read More

Marianas Trench’s Ian Casselman on music as storytelling, playing BIG RED, keeping cool, and loving the Mellotones

We caught up with Marianas Trench drummer Ian Casselman ahead of the band's performance at BIG RED in Charlottetown, PEI on June 28, 2014. Check out the full interview below. But first, here's Marianas Trench's By Now video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXLXlwK9CYc& Here's our conversation about growing as a band, the personalities in the music industry, art, playing with… Read More