Posts Tagged ‘Atlantic Fringe Festival’

On the Fringes

The Atlantic Fringe Festival, now celebrating its 25th anniversary, kicks off this week. The festival is a display of experimental and artistic theater, aiming to provide interesting and accessible entertainment. This year, Fringe boasts 12 venues and 50 shows – most being $10 or under, and running at multiple times and dates. The tradition of…

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Intrepid student explorers

Your student life in NS will benefit from off-campus experiences. (Bryn Karcha photo)

When students venture to Halifax for post-secondary education they may find themselves confined to a bare and lonely existence, limited to lives spent in dungeon-like classrooms and a dimly lit library cubicle. Academic responsibilities prevent them from taking advantage of the offerings outside the school environment. It’s easy to get lost in the books to…

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Stalking Bill Wood

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Bill Wood of comedy group Picnicface is a busy man on the opening day of the Atlantic Fringe Festival, but he found time to squeeze in a phone interview to confirm some rumours that have been floating around the end-of-summer streets. Although it’s true that the Picnicface TV show was dropped from the Comedy Network,…

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News Briefs: September 7, 2012

Fringe Festival is on The 22nd annual Atlantic Fringe Festival, which commenced Sept. 2, is set to offer over 50 different acts during its 11 day run. Shows range from comedies, such as Fucking Stephen Harper—journalist Rob Salerno’s intimate satire of Canadian politics, to award winning dramas like Balls—about testicular cancer. In addition to first…

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