I downloaded and printed off the HRM Cultural Plan last week, with the intention of reviewing it this weekend. I just could not bring myself to do it, it is 75 pages of dry bureaucratize. I will try and get to it tonight, Monday is a bad TV night, right?
I am all for a neighborhood being able to have a say in how it is developed and used. And I myself have actually never been inside a strip club. I suppose as a young man going to the Palace late on a Saturday night was enough. But anyone who has had interaction with the “Liquor Board,” or the Nova Scotia Alcohol and Gaming Authority as it is formally known, recognizes that the AGA is – read more –
It seems inarguable that mayor Kelly was 2011’s Halifax newsmaker of the year, and not in a good way. Try as I might to find another angle, or another way to spin it, the most recurring theme this year in Halifax politics was the mayor’s role in the various scandals and leadership crises that plagued HRM for much of 2011. I didn’t blog much for the first three months of the year, but things changed – read more –
It has not been a good year for those that sacrifice themselves to lead the energetic arts and culture sector in Halifax. There is a growing feeling, hovering somewhere between ennui and abject despair, and it is expressing itself throughout the provinceâ€™s creative continuum. Halifax has never been an easy town to love if you are a creative person, or as the bureaucrats call them, â€œcultural worker.â€ The city and the province it is capital – read more –