Laura Kenins

I'm a journalist and comic artist.

I'm a writer based in Halifax, Canada, specializing in arts and culture. I've worked internationally in journalism, copywriting and editing and I'd love to discuss your project with you.

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Sharon Jones: The hardest working woman in show biz | Festivals ...

Sharon Jones: The hardest working woman in show biz...

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Bridget Moser’s worker persona

The patch of river rock tucked under the stairs at Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery may never have caught your eye, but it's one......

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10 ways to see a summer concert for free | Hot Summer Guide ...

No money? No problem. You can enjoy these summer concerts free of charge.

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Art infestation

The Art In Fest festival brings a visual arts component to the Obey Convention underground music festival, adding five sound and media-based projects to the......

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How to spend your summer in the galleries | Hot Summer Guide ...

Cool down this season by cruising must-see local visual arts exhibits and performances

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Mocean Dance’s survival in a wild land

The barren, windswept landscapes of Sable Island have inspired artists and travellers for centuries. Among its recent devotees is Vancouver-based choreographer Serge Bennathan, who joins......

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Above Standard Play

Somewhere in a basement, two sisters have fallen asleep with the television on. A dirty VCR distorts voices. These banal vignettes set the stage for......

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Measha Brueggergosman celebrates Christmas in Halifax

It's coming on the holidays, and while some are putting up reindeers, others are planning a quick last-minute trip to Norway and touring the Maritimes......

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Patterson's past | Fall Arts Preview | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

Patterson's past | Fall Arts Preview | Halifax, Nov...

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Waiter, there’s a grant in Halifax Soup

Hungry for a little more culture in the city? A new micro-grant initiative, Halifax Soup, is looking to fill your stomach and mind with a......

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Feast your eyes on this summer's visual arts

All summer Halifax Art Boat After a successful first summer, the Halifax Art Boat is back, but this year it's a landlubber. Hosted by the......

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New Music issue 2015

Twenty-seven new bands to sink your teeth into this summer. From metal, rap, blues, jazz, rock, pop, punk, folk and some new genres that haven’t......

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First-ever BAFF isn’t a “special” event

Nova Scotia doesn't always rank first, but one statistic we lead in nationally is the percentage of the population with a disability—"self-identified disability," reachAbility CEO......

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Trans-substantiation

Trans individuals have a hard enough time outside of LGBTQIA spaces, so it's another blow when you don't see yourself reflected in events at a......

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Call and response

In the summer of 1861, British-Canadian painter William Hind accompanied his explorer-brother Henry on an expedition, led by Innu guides, to the Labrador peninsula and......