Friday, August 18, 2017

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...
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Dinner and a show

For the past 12 years, the River John Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary has been hosting a ladies night out with a dinner theatre. It’s been one of the successes the auxiliary has seen in its...

Capturing his sound

It was a movie directed by Martin Scorsese in the late 1970s that lead to Jake Duggan picking up the guitar. Now, roughly six years later, Duggan is releasing his debut album under his own...
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Food film fest returns to Fox Harb’r

The world’s largest culinary film festival is returning to Wallace for the second year in a row. Devour! The Food Film Fest will bring the best of food, film and wine culture to foodies and...