Author pens picture book biography on giantess Anna Swan

It’s been 130 years on Aug. 5 since giantess Anna Swan passed away, but she’s coming back to life thanks to a children’s picture book biography. Anne Renaud, who lives in Quebec, wrote ‘The True...

Fitch earns 2020 Atlantic Book Award

RIVER JOHN – Author and poet Sheree Fitch has earned a 2020 Atlantic Book Award. The awards were announced virtually on June 30, with Fitch’s ‘EveryBody’s Different on EveryBody Street’ taking...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Art Jam

What happens when you take 12 teens, one author, and one artist, and place them in the beautiful and historic Thinkers Lodge for the weekend? You get Art Jam, a mentoring weekend that occurred May...


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