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


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


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

2020 Call for Submissions

Be a Part of the 2020 Festival! Mayworks Halifax seeks proposals that will speak of the working class experience. This can be extremely varied and can be contemporary or historical. Both amateur and professional performers may apply. Submissions need not be directly focused on work, labour or unions. Mayworks   Halifax programs works of art that … Continued

Canadian Labour International Film Festival

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop 2203 Gottingen St, Halifax

Since 2009, CLIFF has been screening films about workers, the conditions under which they live and work, and related social justice issues, in over 130 locations across Canada. Admission: Pay What You Will - FREE popcorn! The Halifax screening will feature five international short films celebrating workers. The total run time of the event is … Continued


JOB POSTING: Assistant Festival Director

Description Annual, part-time contract position. Varying work hours (see below). $16 per hour. Worker’s Compensation insurance provided. Begins February 1st, 2020. The Assistant Director is required to assist the Festival Director in the following duties: ● Reviewing project submissions and curating the festival program ● Communicating with artists, planning logistics and organizing festival events ● … Continued


We’re partnering with the Halifax Animation Festival (AFX) to bring you two exciting events! COVID UPDATE: All AFX events are presented online and are not impacted by the current provincial lock down. FULL DETAILS at DOWNLOAD OUR PROGRAM APP FOR ALL EVENT & TICKET UPDATES   This World's Not Done (films by Helen Hill) … Continued


An online sci-fi musical adventure Written and directed by Peter Sarty COVID UPDATE: Journey to the Zone is presented online and is not impacted by the current provincial lock down. DOWNLOAD OUR PROGRAM APP FOR ALL EVENT & TICKET UPDATES   >>> TICKETS ON SALE NOW TICKET HOLDERS WILL RECEIVE A LINK TO ACCESS THE … Continued



A digital storytelling project by Collective 2030 In collaboration with Restorying Climate Just Futures   ACCESS ARCHIVES CONTINUUM: Explore each offering in the website's first layer to gain access to a hidden second layer hosting responses to the artists' works. COVID UPDATE: Archives Continuum is presented ONLINE and can be safely enjoyed from anywhere. … Continued



The Derby Show Bar 2037 Gottingen St, Halifax

Space Cats Fight Fascism + STRIKE! The Game of Worker Rebellion Two afternoons of radical co-operative board games COVID UPDATE: NEW DATES: These events have been rescheduled to June 20th and September 6th. If you require a refund for a previous booking, please send your request to and your refund will be processed ASAP! … Continued