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  • Province joins cast for Dal’s Performing Arts Campaign
    The Province of Nova Scotia has signed on to play a leading role in the $38.5-million expansion and revitalization of the Dalhousie Arts Centre, with Premier Stephen McNeil announcing the government's $10M contribution to Dal's Performing Arts Campaign.
  • A dialogue spanning time and tradition
    Dal alum Jeremy Dutcher (Music/Social Anthropology) is the 2018 winner of Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Read our profile of Dutcher and learn how century-old field recordings of his Wolastoqiyik ancestors’ songs set in motion a musical journey that would lead to one of the most acclaimed albums of the year.
  • Dal authors highlighted at Halifax Word on the Street fest
    As part of the university's 200th anniversary celebrations, Dal Libraries are presenting a special "Dal 200 Author Stage" as part of the Halifax Word on the Street festival Saturday, September 15, featuring a collection of authors, poets and scholars with Dal connections.
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