Category: Tourism, Culture and Heritage

Tourism, Culture and Heritage

The show goes online

How the adaptable creativity of Halifax’s indie theatre scene is keeping performance art alive. Act one: A change in shape Our story begins against the backdrop of a global pandemic, set during a year so unprecedentedly strange, the vernacular to discuss it is still being ironed out.… Source: Art and Culture

Eastern Front Theatre announces new Artistic Director

Kat McCormack wants to “support our community and get people working—and get people working together.” Kathryn McCormack—her friends call her Kat, and she really wants all of Halifax and local theatre to be her friend, so you should call her that too—has an energy that is palpable from the second she enters the Zoom call.… …

Climb aboard the Stage Mother ship

The feel-good film 2020 desperately needs explores true drag culture and queer identity. Big hair, big makeup, big attitudes: It became clear to screenwriter Brad Hennig one day, while perusing his social media, that the drag queens and church ladies on his friends list weren’t so different after all.… Source: Art and Culture

Bria Miller's archive of art

Through a creative process that’s both like a diary and a public record, Miller captures what it’s like to be alive in 2020—one digital pen stroke at a time. If the aim of art is to hold a mirror to society, no one has polished a surface more reflective, streak-free and detail-catching than Halifax’s Bria…

The Haus of Rivers runs through it

The Halifax drag queens on a path to world domination share their top makeup tips. High-energy dancing, planned choreography, stunts and on point lip syncing are just a few things you can expect when you go to a Haus of Rivers drag show.… Source: Art and Culture

November Tourism Stats Available

By Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7) Nova Scotia is showing an overall gain in its tourism numbers to the end of November, welcoming 2,013,800 visitors, an increase of one per cent compared with 2009. …read more Source:: Tourism, Culture and Heritage