I was pleased to note that if you type in “Halifax world class” in Google, the 9th web page noted is the article I wrote about Halifax’s obsession with big falutin’ megaprojects. Thank you to everyone linking to this site!
Recent response to a good and reasonable friend who happens to work at the Trade Centre Limited/Metro Centre regarding his question “really, don’t you want to see the stones play your hometown?” I am for any band playing here under normal conditions…. however 1 – It’s so f**ing lame to imitate Moncton. Halifax has everything going for it. We need to try and focus on being as good as Winnipeg and Edmonton and Quebec City – read more –
Tonight at 10, with your host, Nora Young, listen to yours truly and Nettwerk guru Terry McBride analyze the future of music as signified by Sam’s Halifax closing. Listen to me namecheck Al Tuck, Jesse Dangerously, last.fm, Halifaxlocals.com and many more on national radio. http://www.cbc.ca/artstonight/
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 –