Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Music, comedy, artwork all in one spot this season

From the walls of the Ice House Gallery, to the stage inside the theatre, the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre has a great line-up for the coming month. Until Dec. 15, the gallery is showcasing...

Musician, community leader visits to benefit local Breaking the Silence Network

The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence (BTS) Network will host two inspiring guests this autumn. Canadian folk musician, singer, songwriter, and composer Garnet Rogers will perform Oct. 27, 7 p.m., at Sharon United Church. Two weeks...

Valdy takes to stage at The Grace

The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre stage will be a busy one this weekend, ending with a performance by Valdy on Sept. 30. Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk...

As good luck would have it, Bard by the Bay is back

Theatre lovers and off-off Broadway aficionados are in for an impressive mix of drama, music and straight up fun as the North Shore Players gear up to perform the sixth annual production of Bard...

Music is medicine

Séan McCann first heard of TATAFEST through friends and fans. But as soon as he looked at a map and found Tatamagouche, the co-founder of Great Big Sea knew that’s exactly where he wanted to...

An evening of readings and music

Five writers from Nova Scotia will gather in River John later this month for an evening of readings and music. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Anglican Church Hall, 1919...

The Light places third for arts coverage in national competition

The Light has placed third for its arts coverage in the 2018 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNAs). News Media Canada announced its winners for the 2018 awards recently, and The Light placed third in the...

Cultural centre adds gallery shop to the mix

A sprucing up of the lobby at the Fraser Cultural Centre will also see a gallery shop created. Margaret Boyle, a member of the board of directors, said the shop will be an extension to...

Live at the Peace Hall

Build it and they will come. John Caraberis and Bonnie Bond had this in mind as they took on the huge task of transforming the Acadian Lodge #13 on Victoria Street in Pugwash last year....
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Becoming ecologically awake

Note: the correct date of the film showing is July 13.  There are many ecological and environmental issues taking place right now in the world: oil spills in the oceans, pipeline spills, destruction of forests, water...
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