Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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...

WWE legend headlining wrestling card in Tatamagouche

If you love a great night of live family entertainment, get ready for exciting slamming action like no other. Victory Championship Wrestling Can-Am is bringing its Crossing Boundaries '17 Tour to Tatamagouche on Aug. 26...

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...

Connected by the river roots

Call it mysticism or call it serendipity but North Shore singer, songwriter and poet Kevin Aitchison believes that there is a powerful energy that bubbles to the surface when two rivers come together. “In Tatamagouche,...

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...

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....

A classical evening

The Tatamagouche Chamber Ensemble will sound a bit different than the past 20 years. The ensemble, which formed in 1996, will make their first public appearance next month as a trio following the retirement of...

Vanishing breed

Photographer Stephan Hederich has always been interested in social issues. “I grew up in Cologne, Germany, with a keen interest in politics and very early on developed a concern for communities in crisis,” he said. Vanishing...

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...

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...
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