Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Instigate Art looking for proposals

*note: the deadline for proposals has been amended to Sept. 30. Instigate Art has announced a new round of funding for pilot projects that create art opportunities and experiences for the youth of the North...

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...

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,...

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...

A busy season at The Grace

This year has seen a lot of activity at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre. Tickets on a $3,000 Travel Voucher were sold and in August the winning ticket was pulled – winners were...

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...

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...

An evening of readings and music

Five writers from Nova Scotia will gather in River John later this month for an evening of readings and music. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Anglican Church Hall, 1919...
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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...

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...
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