Arts + Culture

The Light House Arts Centre’s lofty ambitions

The multi-use arts hub was meant to open in 2020. Now, it’s getting ready to launch this spring—and save the city’s arts scene in the process.

By Morgan Mullin

Those in the art scene in Halifax have been raising the alarm about the city’s venue crisis for so long that their voices must, by now, be hoarse. After two of the north end’s three indie theatres died due to development in the last five years, and while the old Khyber building continues to sit vacant, it’s estimated that The Bus Stop Theatre is turning away 213 days’ worth of artistic programming annually due to lack of space...

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