Friday, November 22, 2019

Malagash artist hopes to get people talking with new exhibit

MALAGASH - Jane Grady loves seeing the reaction of people as they view her artwork. Grady, a professional illustrator since 1971, is once again hosting an exhibit at the Grace Jollymore...

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...

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...

Musicians to perform in support of local projects

TATAMAGOUCHE - Two well-known Canadian folk musicians are bringing their sounds together in support of a local cause. Dave Gunning and Garnet Rogers will share their talents and story-telling...

Breaking into the local scene

A local sculptor is thinking the time is right to try and break into the local market. Sydney Blum, of Tatamagouche, will have an exhibit in Halifax until the beginning of May. Icarus–Colour–Space will be...

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...

Musician, community leader visits to benefit local Breaking the Silence Network

The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence (BTS) Network will host two inspiring guests this autumn. Canadian folk musician, singer, songwriter, and composer Garnet Rogers will perform Oct. 27, 7 p.m., at Sharon United Church. Two weeks...

Valdy takes to stage at The Grace

The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre stage will be a busy one this weekend, ending with a performance by Valdy on Sept. 30. Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk...

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...

Music is medicine

Séan McCann first heard of TATAFEST through friends and fans. But as soon as he looked at a map and found Tatamagouche, the co-founder of Great Big Sea knew that’s exactly where he wanted to...