Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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...

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...

Folk, pop, rock artists Hillsburn return to The Grace

Hillsburn is returning to the stage at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre next month. The award-winning folk, pop, rock band released its debut album last year and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax-based...

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,...

Local author’s first adult novel hits the shelves

A local author’s first foray into an adult novel has finally hit the market. Gary Blackwood’s ‘Bucket’s List’ was released in the United Kingdom in September, followed by Canada three months later. “I love the book...

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...

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...

The world comes to Pugwash

A review of the play, Pugwash Written by Vern Thiessen and Directed by Natasha MacLellan In the 1950s, a nuclear shadow darkened the world as the Cold War threatened to become a hot war. Those of us...

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....
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