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In the Dead of Winter: Night two

I got a bit sidetracked tonight and ended up seeing fewer shows than I had planned. I didn’t even get out to the Seahorse at all, so my apologies to the acts I missed. I’m still figuring out how to be in two places at once. I’ll let you all know once I do. Megan […]

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In the Dead of Winter: Night one

IDOW: Night one I always get excited when covering music festivals. This is my first time covering IDOW; I was drawn to it because of its intimate nature, the fact that it aims to shine a spotlight on new and emerging songwriters, and because I’m fairly sure it’ll cure my winter blues for a few […]

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Review: Closer

Closer, the second play of the King Theatrical Society’s (KTS) season debuted in the Pit on Nov. 16. The play was originally written by Patrick Marber and first premiered in 1997. The play divulges in only two acts the inner love affairs of two men and two women living in London and explores the modern […]

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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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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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Arts & Culture City Editors' Blog

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 […]