Masterworks Arts Awards to hold 7th Annual “Artists & Conversation” Panel Discussion in partnership with Halifax Public Libraries

Halifax, Nova Scotia – On September 17th, 2018, at 6:00 PM, the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Awards Foundation invite the public to a free panel discussion and reception with Creators of the 2018 Finalists for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. This will be the 7th annual Artists and Conversation event. Masterworks is delighted to have partnered with the Halifax Public Libraries to produce this year’s event, which will be taking place in the Paul O’Regan Hall of the Halifax Central Library.

The 2018 Finalists for the $25,000 Award are: And I Alone Escaped To Tell You, by author Sylvia D. Hamilton; Black Cop, by filmmaker Cory Bowles; Crazy Girl Crazy, by conductor and soprano Barbara Hannigan; In the Wide Awe and Wisdom – Choral Works by Paul Halley, by composer Paul Halley; and Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, by director Christian Barry, composer Ben Caplan, and playwright Hannah Moscovitch.

Hamilton, Bowles, Halley, Barry, and Moscovitch will be attending in-person, and Hannigan will be participating in the discussion from abroad. The Conversation will be facilitated by Dustin Harvey, theatre maker, and Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards Foundation board member.

The event is free and all are welcome. Artists and Conversation will include a pre-discussion reception with refreshments.


For more on the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award, visit and follow us on Twitter at @NSMasterworks; on Facebook at Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards Foundation; and on Instagram @nsmasterworks.

The Award is generously sponsored by Arts Nova Scotia, The Craig Foundation, and individual donors.

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