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October Meetup: Art Book Night

Aint nothing finer than sitting down to stacks and stacks of art books. Bring along your favourites so that others can pour over them. Art books, coffee table books, instruction books, rare books. Anything that inspires you will surely inspire others.

$2.00 to hang in this makeshift ‘readbrary’.  Stay the whole night or just drop by to say ‘hi’. RSVP on Facebook

September 2016 Meetup

We’re back in acton at the Foggy Goggle. 7pm until Close

We took the summer off to recharge and eat WAY too much ice cream. Now we’re back and ready to pump the rest of your year full of creative hanging out.

This would be a great meetup to show off what you’ve been working on over the summer, or maybe forming an action plan with other artists on what you want to achieve for the rest of 2016.

Open to all creative types, as usual. Invite everyone, dang it. $2.00

Ready to rock it? RSVP Via Facebook.

E3C Fancy Dress Event

Fancy Dress Party: Tuesday, June 7th

Join Us For A Fashionable Night At The Foggy Goggle. 7pm until Close

A week earlier than usual, but amazing none the less. Kick of June with our annual party before we take a break over the summer months. Dress up in your finest feathers, furs, flairs and fixins for the annual FANCY DRESS PARTY! Or dress as you usually do… we love you either way.

We return fresh for September, so make this meetup count. Open to all creative types as usual. Invite everyone, dang it. $2.00

 

$5 Drink Special: ‘The Muse’

A new creation in honour of E3C will be available for $5 taxes INCLUDED. This delightful mix contains vodka, peach schnapps, fresh lemon juice, splash of grenadine, and topped with cider. Holy!

 

Prize For The Best Outfit

As voted by attendees, the best dressed human wins a prize for their efforts. Past winners were glamorous beyond belief so no outfit is too far fetched!

 

Ready to rock it? RSVP Via Facebook.

 

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100in1Day: a celebration of community, reimagined

100in1Day – that’s 100 actions all happening on one day: on June 4th.

Join other citizens in making the Halifax Region a better place through organizing yourself or participating at others’ ‘interventions’. Interventions or urban actions are a simple, low-cost way for anybody to showcase their ideas for a better city.

Any individual or organisation can participate and use this opportunity to get the word out. Last year these ideas ranged from street art and urban gardens to beautification projects and social events that turned strangers into neighbours. No action is too small. Read More

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Portfolio Review Night 4 Recap

On the evening of March 9th, an outstanding number of young designers, illustrators, and web creators came out to have their portfolios reviewed. Volta Labs in downtown Halifax was filled to the brim with students, recent grads and young creative professionals looking for a variety of feedback on their work. It was a busy and satisfying event for everyone. Read More

Portfolio Review Night 4 Gallery

On the evening of March 9th, an outstanding number of young designers, illustrators, and web creators came out for portfolio review night to have their portfolios reviewed. Volta Labs in downtown Halifax was filled to the brim with students, recent grads and young creative professionals looking for a variety of feedback on their work. It was a busy and satisfying event for everyone.

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Ask An Expert: Taxes for freelancers and artists

Taxes for freelancers and artists can be tough! It can seem hard to make sense of them, especially when it’s not our sole source of income. Then there’s the issue of selling online, what can artists claim, and specifics for Nova Scotain regulations. Luckily, we have Gerri MacVicar of Liberty Tax who is happy to answer the many questions we had. So bookmark this article; it’s going to save you some sleepless nights.

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Sketch and Save: using your sketchbook to work out ideas

To me, there’s nothing like sitting down with my sketchbook at a coffee shop or the nearest library, enjoying a beverage. I look down at a blank page, and wonder what to draw at that moment. Without thinking too hard, I take the plunge and just draw.

I often spend my lunch hour drawing, sketching or doodling. It’s a great way to take my mind off of work, like not worrying about deadlines. To me, it’s relaxing. My creative lunch hour is my solace and solitude. Read More