Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Youth Art Show kicks off 2017 season at Fraser Cultural Centre

“Art is very much alive and well on the North Shore. We have students practicing the artistic techniques of Georgia O’Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Maude Lewis and Ted Harrison,” said Lyn Sutherland, the curator of...

From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie,...

A dream come true

Turning off onto a dirt road, the vibrant colours catch the eye. It’ll soon be even brighter, with the addition of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery. Sheree Fitch is opening the book store in...

A vibrant display

Vibrant colours and sculptures are on display at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre’s Ice House Gallery this month. Ian Funke-McKay’s Fate’s Four Favours exhibit will run until May 26. “Most of the work has been...

Tickling the ivory

The piano stylings of Scott Cleveland will once again fill the atmosphere in Tatamagouche. Cleveland is set to perform at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre on March 31. “We just love the area,” said Cleveland,...

The lifeblood of the community

The newly elected president of the Fraser Cultural Centre maintains newcomers are drawn to Tatamagouche because of the arts. George Klass, recently elected president of the Northumberland Arts Council (NAC) that has owned and operated...

Recognition internationally

A local furniture maker has caught the eye of an international awards jury with his latest creation. Jonathan Otter, of Earltown, was one of three winners of the Arts and Crafts Design Awards’ Jury’s Joker...
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Pioneer Club celebrates Christmas

The Pioneer Club members and friends recently celebrated a Christmas potluck supper located at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. The centre was well decorated for Christmas which added inspiration to the event. Special guests invited to...
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Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair

The annual Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair brings inclusivity, friendliness, and creativity, all the while supporting buying local for the season. The 26th annual Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair happened recently on Nov. 12. A $3 admission...
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A successful tea and craft sale

Local craft sales are a marvellous approach to ringing in the Christmas season and an economical way to buy locally produced, high quality handmade gifts. Buying locally is also a way of showing that you...