Art house films return to Halifax

On Oct. 15, Carbon Arc Cinema hosted a full-capacity screening of French director Mia Hansen-Løve’s new film Bergman Island, and for the first time since March 2020, people in peninsular Halifax had a place to see a movie other than Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane.   “We show things because they’re not getting shown,” said Kenny Lewis, the chair of Carbon…

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Cooped up no longer

With 27 years of experience in the comedy world, comedienne and writer Anne Fenn reflects on her experiences in the past and the present of comedy.   Fenn is a University of King’s College alumna who graduated in 2018 from the master’s program in creative nonfiction, and currently teaches at Humber College in Toronto in the school’s comedy program. Fenn is a co-founder of Comedy-Coop, an all-female and female-identifying online comedy school.  A career in…

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What’s the buzz?

The Dalhousie Beekeeping Society had its first general meeting on Oct. 5, 2021. The society’s executives, Sydney Carroll and Lara Roth Millman, were excited to spread their knowledge and share their love for beekeeping.    Origin and goals of the society  Carroll, a transfer student to Dalhousie’s college of sustainability, and Millman, who is taking a PhD in philosophy, met this summer at a…

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Rock On!

Jaime Becker had little hope. The Instagram post was made hours ago. But when she walked to class, Becker, a second-year oceanography student at Dalhousie University, noticed it lying atop the sundial. She sprinted across Studley Quad to grab the blue mandala rock, worried that anyone and everyone around her was eyeing it.  

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Behind the scenes with Wayne Carter

Wayne Carter believes, “If you work around something you love it’s never really work.” Carter has been the Executive Director at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival for the last decade.   Being in the film industry over the years  Carter’s career started with managing a film theatre in the late 1970s, when he was in high school.  …

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