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All Out: Students take to the streets

Earlier today, students in Halifax and across Canada took part in “All Out,” a national day of action movement encouraging students to fight for free and accessible education for all. At King’s, the rally kicked off at the library steps and included talks from Dr. Laura Penny and a representative from The South House, as […]

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Tuition fees are not a treat: Students prepare for day of action

Wednesday, Nov. 2 will see students across Canada going all-out for free and accessible post-secondary education. According to Charlotte Kiddell, chairperson with the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), at the CFS general meeting in June 2016 students across Canada voted to have a national day of action, the purpose of […]

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Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates ninth festival

Earlier this month, Nocturne: Art at Night hosted its ninth event. This year’s theme was ‘Motive’ and participating artists were invited to engage with this theme while preparing their pieces and performances. Since the beginning, Nocturne has seen the number of visitors grow by thousands with each festival as more members of the public wander […]

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Arts & Culture City Editors' Blog In Focus

HPX: Night four

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion took over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 22; the final night of the festival. Click here to read our night one recap, here for night two and here for night three.  Hannah Georgas John: The Marquee was packed for night four. It was shoulder-to-shoulder all the […]

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HPX: Mo Kenney

Friday night, local singer-songwriter Mo Kenney performed alongside Symphony Nova Scotia as part of the Halifax Pop Explosion festival, resulting in a spectacular show. The combination of her honest, powerful lyrics and warm voice with the vibrancy of the orchestra left the audience with a unique experience and wanting more. Ahead of her Oct. 21 performance […]

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HPX: Night three

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 21. Click here to read our night one recap, and here for night two. John: My roommate complained to me last night about the fact that I started yesterday’s review with a […]

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Arts & Culture City Editors' Blog In Focus

HPX: Night two

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 20. Click here to read our night one recap.  John: Fresh off my embarrassing wardrobe choice last night, I decided to toss on a Black Keys t-shirt under a denim button-up. I […]

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HPX: Night one

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 19. Programm John: Kicking off a festival is no easy task, but this quartet from Toronto pulled it off well. Their unique brand of synth-pop made me seriously melancholy and contemplative. They […]

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HPX: Basia Bulat

Folk has found its way into the Halifax Pop Explosion festival as Ontario-raised singer/song-writer Basia Bulat prepares for her upcoming show on Saturday. After releasing her fourth studio album in February, Good Advice, Bulat has spent most of her year on the road performing hits like ‘La La Lie’ and ‘Fool’. While her first three […]

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Wheelin' through winter

It’s that time of year again. The snow is falling, the temperature’s dropping and bikers are storing their bikes away for the winter. Except for winter bikers, that is. King’s is home to so many cyclists that facilities installed an extra bike rack last October to attempt to accommodate students’ needs. With winter in full […]