Posts Tagged ‘nocturne’

Nocturne: Art at Night, creating wonder and awe

Alexandra Sweny, Visual editor; Carter Hutton and Louise Andrews Halifax Waterfront NovaScotia Crystal opened up the doors of their waterfront location to the public, giving tours and detailed explanations of their crystal making process. NovaScotia Crystal is the only mouth-blown, hand-cut crystal manufacturer in Canada. Nocturne was the perfect opportunity to have a closer look…

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Nocturne exhibit bridges art and science

Halifax had its 10th annual Nocturne: Art at Night event on Oct. 12 and 14 showcasing the local art scene in the city. Nocturne is a non-profit organization run largely by volunteers dedicated to creating the most immersive and unique art experience for the people of Halifax. Every year, Nocturne collaborates with a curatorial team…

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Improv yourself

Make ’em Ups’ co-owner and founder Owen Stanford wants to ensure that anyone can engage with his improv company. Make ’em Ups performs improv shows, as well as offers classes, which welcome players of all levels. “I just want it to be the most inclusive here [in Nova Scotia], make it accessible for everyone,” says…

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Nocturne: Rock the boat

Fancy some marimbas with your Metro Transit? Some country tunes crooned on your commute? Some samba as you stare at the twinkling lights of the Macdonald Bridge? Your dreams have come true, dear art-seeking friend. Serendipitous sounds will fill the Dartmouth-Halifax ferry on Nocturne night once again. On Oct. 19, CKDU, Dalhousie’s resident community radio…

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Time travelling, virtual reality and the Citadel

Throughout the night of Oct.19, faculties around Dalhousie will be involved with various Nocturne events. Assistant professor Derek Reilly, of Dalhousie’s faculty of computer science, will be running an interactive computing event called Operation: Citadel. Operation: Citadel is an alternative reality of the battles facing the Citadel, simulated physically and virtually. The event will be…

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Walking through the dream

(Photo from Dalhousie Unconscious Collective Facebook page) Nocturne is always a night of many sights and many sounds—bizarre sensory treats that defy expectations and explore new ways of expression. Wandering through the city, one might come upon a sweeping chorale coming from Alderney Landing, in Dartmouth, where the Unconscious Collective Vocal Ensemble will be performing…

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Nocturne’s 2010 turnout is highest yet

By Lauren Naish, Arts Contributor   On Saturday night, the rain stopped and the moon came out, setting the stage for the third annual Nocturne: Art at Night festival. The art was not located in one gallery, but peeking out from public spaces and venues that spanned across the city. The 48 independent installations and 46…

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Art at night

By Tristan Kay, Arts Contributor   The city of Halifax is lush with creativity and artistry. Why not celebrate that artistry with a festival at night? Nocturnal art shows are performed across the globe, so it seems only fitting that Halifax has one too. Nocturne is a free, public festival designed to showcase the talent…

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