Thursday, July 16, 2020

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,...

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...

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....

Elizabeth Bishop inspires North Shore author to pen children’s book

CARIBOU RIVER - It’s been years in the making, but Rita Wilson’s debut into book publishing is finally happening. Wilson, who lives in Caribou River, is launching her new children’s...

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...

Tatamagouche teenager places second at Skills Canada competition

TATAMAGOUCHE - A 17-year-old from Tatamagouche is getting her name on the national map when it comes to photography. Saffron Morris, a Grade 12 student at Tatamagouche Regional Academy, came home...

Two new novels launched in Tatamagouche

TATAMAGOUCHE - The North Shore literary scene got a whole lot livelier with the launches of two captivating novels, one by Magi Nams and another by Gary Blackwood. Nams,...

Ken MacIntosh paintings coming to The Fraser

TATAMAGOUCHE - Ken MacIntosh’s paintings adorn the Tatamagouche area like glittering pebbles on the seashore, enriching the landscape and making our days a whole lot sweeter.  It is difficult to...

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...

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...



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