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That's a rap

King’s is filled with talents. I.M.Purity, also known as Ben Allingham, is one of them. The rapper is releasing his first album on January 12. Here’s what you need to know: Why I.m.Purity? Originally when I began pondering becoming a rapper, I chose the name Purest Reality and at the time I had thought it […]

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Photos: Nocturne 2017

The theme of Nocturne this year was “Vanish.” The annual festival took place October 14 in different locations throughout Halifax and Dartmouth. Attendees were invited to participate with and admire art installations centring around the theme.

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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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Art or advertisement?

Amongst the many sculptures and short films flooding the night during this year’s Nocturne Art Festival stood a little purple house. Crowds gathered around the house, watching projected silhouettes in the windows living their lives. Soon, the house was engulfed in animated flames. As the display ended, Johnson Insurance’s logo appeared on the house’s roof, […]