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The instrumental piece

On Nov. 29, the King’s College Orchestra debuted with forty musicians performing orchestral repertoire standards Mozart’s Idomeneo Overture and Beethoven’s 1st Symphony.

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Arts & Culture Reviews

New stock for Girl Talk

Lovers of copyright infringement, free music, and body-thrashing dance parties unite. Girl Talk is back on the scene with his brand new album, All Day. As the title suggests, listeners will want to hear the songs all day, every day.

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Split personality

He pulls records out like rabbits. Flipping back and forth from the pounding thrash of rock-inspired beats to the seductive slick of funk and soul at Halifax’s Paragon Theatre, RJD2 is the night’s magician.

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Taking Turbine for a spin

It’s easy to tell that Lisa Drader-Murphy is passionate about her work. Her eyes light up when she talks about her inspirations, and the excitement she has over prints and fabrics is contagious. The woman is clearly devoted to style.

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The cure for the common show

Collodion Remedy’s contribution to Nocturne is a sample of the multimedia storytelling of directors Bryn Robins-McLeod and Kat Shubaly. Five university-aged actors tell the story of the two ancient Greek myths, accompanied by synth and visual projections.

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HPX 2010: In Person

Three questions. Eight artists.

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Arts & Culture Features

Fortunate son

Jason Collett is sitting in a quiet corner of Halifax’s Carleton bar. He’s describing the recording process of “Rave On Sad Songs”, a track off his sixth album, Rat a Tat Tat.

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In the heart of Parris

Parris Gordon projects an air of professional calmness. Sitting cross-legged in her chair, she’s definitely tired, but somehow still zen-like in her composure. Her jewelry pieces are carefully laid out behind her, gleaming or purposefully rusted with touches of leather and stone.

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Halifax Pop crackles and snaps

The Watch profiles four Pop Explosion artists.

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Arts & Culture

Out of House and Homage

It’s only ten minutes before Nocturne starts, and Anthony Black is still assembling his set.