Saturday, November 17, 2018

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...

Award-winning film to be shown in Tatamagouche

An award-winning film by Silver Donald Cameron will be shown in Tatamagouche this month. “Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World” will be shown at the Tatamagouche Centre at 7 p.m. on Aug....

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...

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 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...

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,...

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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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...

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 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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