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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...

A prized piece

As a university student, Deb Plestid made her own clothes. She couldn’t afford to buy them, so she put her skills she learned as a youngster to use. Now, Plestid has picked up her second Curator’s...
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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...
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