Pugwash Artist Collective uses show to send environmental message

TATAMAGOUCHE - Walking through the Fraser Cultural Centre, the red ‘danger’ tape still adorns some of the walls. But at the opening of the Pugwash Artist Collective’s show at The Fraser,...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

From birds to words

RIVER JOHN - With the continuous baa of a lamb in the background, about 100 people were treated to author readings and musical performances as part of WordPlay. WordPlay kicked off...

From Mozart to Beethoven

TATAMAGOUCHE - The members of the Tatamagouche Chamber Ensemble have been practicing like mad to prepare for their upcoming performance. Elizabeth Spence, who plays piano with Bill Thompson on clarinet, and...