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...

Tatamagouche author to launch debut romance novel

TATAMAGOUCHE - Writing under the pen name Katie Ardea, Magi Nams is set to release her debut novel, Braver Than You Know. With courage as its core theme,...
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Becoming ecologically awake

Note: the correct date of the film showing is July 13.  There are many ecological and environmental issues taking place right now in the world: oil spills in the oceans, pipeline spills, destruction of forests, water...

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...

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...

The art of stained glass

RIVER JOHN - For more than 40 years, Brian Morris has had a love of stained glass. It began when he was unemployed and bored. Morris had been to the...
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Christmas Cantata in support of Canadian Foodgrains Bank

RIVER JOHN - The Salem United Church will be alive for the Christmas season when The Village Sings and Friends host a Cantata. ‘Dream a Dream’ will begin at...

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...

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...

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...


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