Socialist Hip Hop – A Troublemaker’s Fundraiser

FUNDRAISING CONCERT FOR the MAYWORKS HALIFAX festival!!! Join us for a night of Socialist Hip Hop music with Mohammad Ali. Where: Italian Cultural Centre — 2629 Agricola Street, Halifax When: Saturday October 29th from 7pm to 10pm (following the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council's Halifax Troublemakers Conference 2016) Cover Charge: $10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLB2Y7JAtPE  

$10

The Sankofa Singer/Songwriter Circle

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

"Sankofa" teaches us that we must go back to our roots in order to move forward. That is, we should reach back and gather the best of what our past has to teach us, so that we can achieve our full potential as we move forward. Whatever we have lost, forgotten, forgone or been stripped … Continued

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Hip Hop vs. Capitalism

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

This festival mic drop closes our 2018 program through a night of beats and rhymes that speak truth to capitalist power.   Test Their Logik Using hip-hop to inspire political action and to deliver potent messages of social and environmental justice, TEST THEIR LOGIK has developed a following amongst activists and hip-hop heads alike. For … Continued

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The NS Federation of Labour presents Si Khan

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

An Evening with Si Kahn International Songwriter | Activist | Organizer Si Kahn has worked for over 45 years in both the USA and Canada as a civil rights, labour and community organizer and musician. Stay for a reception at 8:00pm where you can meet Si! The theatre will fill up fast and there are … Continued

Free

Songs of Resilience: Bringing Voice to Protest Music

May 4th, 7:00pm @ St-Andrew's United Church | May 9th, 8:00pm @ Halifax Convention Centre Celebrating song as a tool for social change movements with Polaris Choir Featuring chants, protest songs, contemporary choral works, and a choir-created arrangement, listeners will be transported throughout the past hundred years and invited to reflect on social movements that … Continued

$15

Songs of Resilience: Bringing Voice to Protest Music (NSGEU Convention)

May 4th, 7:00pm @ St-Andrew’s United Church | May 9th, 8:00pm @ Halifax Convention Centre Celebrating song as a tool for social change movements with Polaris Choir Featuring chants, protest songs, contemporary choral works, and a choir-created arrangement, listeners will be transported throughout the past hundred years and invited to reflect on social movements that … Continued

$15

Strange Froots & Zamani

A Friday afternoon celebration of chill grooves and deep rhythms. Strange Froots are a trio of soul warriors from Montreal, Canada featuring MCs Naïka Champaïgne, SageS, and Mags. Seamlessly blending traditions from their manifold perspectives of the Black diaspora (Haiti, Ghana, Jamaica and Senegal), the Froots’ music displays a disarming form of directness that allows … Continued

Free

Hip Hop Vs. Capitalism Vol. 2

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

  Back for a second year in a row, Hip-hop Vs. Capitalism will be part of Mayworks' festival mic-drop. Kicking off with a community cypher entitled "Hip-Hop vs. the System", followed by a feature set by acclaimed anti-capitalist hip-hop veterans Test Their Logik. Hip-Hop Vs. The System | A Community Cypher Calling all rappers and … Continued

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Dance to A New Dawn

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

Night of June 1st to 2nd - midnight to dawn *Dry Event*   5 Epic DJ's will take us all on a journey through space, time, and sound as we celebrate revolutionary arts and culture and dance the night away as a community.  Complementing the music will be stunning and politicized murals, graphics, and video-streams … Continued

$5 – $20

AQUAKULTRE: BGM LIVE

The Derby Show Bar 2037 Gottingen St, Halifax

Bleeding Gums Murphy: Live Album Concert >>> BUY TICKETS <<< Featuring Aquakultre & DJ Uncle Fester With orchestration by Erin Costelo Opening act featuring Kxng Wooz with Superfluid The legendary Halifax-based DJ Uncle Fester teams up with the renowned Halifax-based rapper/singer/song-writer and Polaris Prize-nominated artist Aquakultre. Together, they blend Hip-Hop, Jazz, Soul and Rhythm and … Continued

$20