Friday, August 18, 2017

Taking to the stage

Intrigue is the name of the game when local actors and actresses hit the Senator’s Stage for the annual Bard by the Bay performances this month. Gary Blackwood is back producing and directing most of...

Tatamagouche author launching newest book

Tatamagouche's Joan Baxter is launching her latest book, Seven Grains of Paradise: A Culinary Journey in Africa, at Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery in River John. The launch begins at 7 p.m. on Aug....

Murder of Crows on display

The Pugwash Artists’ Collective presents the Art Show and Sale, Murder of Crows, at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche from July 28 to Aug. 16. An opening reception will be held 7-9 p.m. on July...

The power of five

The diverse works of Carolyn Bedford, Irene Boudreau, Leslie Morin, Christene Sandeson, and Todd Vassalo continue to be on display at the Fraser Cultural Centre. The centre, along with the Northumberland Arts Council, is presenting...

Summer at the Kirk

Live music is back home at the Balmoral Kirk for the summer. Beginning July 14 with a performance by Thom Swift, the former church in The Falls will have at least two other shows. Swift, a...

A successful opening

“I don’t believe it.” Those four little words held high meaning on July 3 as Sheree Fitch looked out at the crowd of about 500 people gathered for the opening of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe...

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...