Posts Tagged ‘Rebecca Cohn’

Coming to theatres near you

Editor’s Note: Logan Robins is the president of the Dalhousie Theatre Society.   As the chill of autumn sweeps into Halifax, students and Haligonians will flock into coffee shops for pumpkin spice lattes to warm their hands and into theatres for something else to warm their hearts.  From exciting concerts to groundbreaking new plays, and a…

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Dalhousie Arts Centre gives students and community creative space

The Dalhousie Arts Centre has created a space, which allows for creativity and collaboration, and provides a safe place to escape from the atrocities of the human-experience.  “The arts centre gave me a good impression that creativity thrived there,” said Devon McCarron. “That was very important to me, I wanted to go somewhere where the…

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Arrows of Desire, reviewed

Matthew Good's "Arrow of Desire" (press photo)

Toting a strong and intriguing name, Arrows of Desire is the new kid on the block joining us in the later months of 2013, and is the 13th studio album by Canadian music icon Matthew Good. Never heard of Matthew Good? Well, he’s been bouncing around the alternative rock scene since 1995. He’s still kicking strong, and…

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Winding down with animal art

Gallery proprietor Michele Gallant poses with the latest exhibit.

  Wind down a flight in the glass staircase of the Rebecca Cohn to discover “Animal.” Warmly open until December, the Dalhousie Art Gallery is featuring a special collection of artists who uniquely question our human perspective with those of (br)other species. Especially enticing to marine zoologists will be a tactile treasure cove kaleidoscope of…

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The secret world of Dal Theatre

On the fifth floor of the Rebecca Cohn building, David Nicols’ office floor is a cacophony of piled papers.  Nicols’ eyes shine amongst the chaos as he stops organizing to talk student theatre at Dalhousie. Despite what the uninitiated may presume, theatre studies is more than learning to act—although that is an option. Students also…

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The Low Anthem rises up

City and Colour will be returning to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium for two sold-out shows Feb 20 and 21. But this time, instead of borrowing Halifax’s beloved Symphony Nova Scotia, Dallas Green has handpicked Rhode Island band The Low Anthem as the opening act. Together, the two bands are on the home stretch of their…

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Online exclusive: Q&A with Jim Cuddy

Blue Rodeo singer brings new solo album to the Maritimes With the release of his third solo album, Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy is paying tribute to the subtle charms of city life. “The kind act is very magnified in the city because it’s unexpected,” says the Toronto native on the origins of Skyscraper Soul. After spending…

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Hawksley Workman joins Symphony for upcoming show

Hawksley Workman. Photo supplied.

Ten years ago Hawksley Workman experienced a creative explosion, releasing three albums in the same year. With another ten records out in a decade, Workman is both exploring his old music and diving into new songwriting opportunities. Hawksley touched base with the Gazette to talk about his upcoming performance with Symphony Nova Scotia at the…

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