Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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...

Author pens picture book biography on giantess Anna Swan

It’s been 130 years on Aug. 5 since giantess Anna Swan passed away, but she’s coming back to life thanks to a children’s picture book biography. Anne Renaud, who lives in Quebec, wrote ‘The True...

Oscar coming to Tatamagouche with showing of thriller

The Tatamgouche Centre will be the host site of an exciting event this summer when an Oscar visits the village. On June 21, beginning at 7 p.m., there will be a screening of the Canadian...

A busy place, The Grace

If you are planning a trip to Tatamagouche in June for the farmers’ market, Train Station Inn, North Shore Archives at Creamery Square, a visit to Tatamagouche Brewing Co., or a walk on the...

Tatamagouche author wins Atlantic Book Award

Joan Baxter, an author living in Tatamagouche, walked away with a 2018 Atlantic Book Award. Baxter was one of 13 award winners announced. Her latest published book The Mill:  Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest won the Atlantic...

Big events planned for The Grace

A cross section of local, regional, and Canadian entertainment is scheduled for the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre this year. Managed by the Creamery Square Arts Society, the schedule will include the likes of Sean...

Folk, pop, rock artists Hillsburn return to The Grace

Hillsburn is returning to the stage at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre next month. The award-winning folk, pop, rock band released its debut album last year and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax-based...
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