Friday, January 18, 2019

Music, comedy, artwork all in one spot this season

From the walls of the Ice House Gallery, to the stage inside the theatre, the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre has a great line-up for the coming month. Until Dec. 15, the gallery is showcasing...

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...

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....

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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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...

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...

As good luck would have it, Bard by the Bay is back

Theatre lovers and off-off Broadway aficionados are in for an impressive mix of drama, music and straight up fun as the North Shore Players gear up to perform the sixth annual production of Bard...

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...

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....
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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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