Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Fitch ends third season of book shoppe with collaboration, new published work

RIVER JOHN - It’s been a whirlwind of a few months for local author and poet Sheree Fitch. From the third season of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery, to...

Feit takes on role of operations manager at Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre

TATAMAGOUCHE - Things are about to get busier at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre in Tatamagouche. Known in the community as The Grace, the facility has been hosting a...

Schwartz invites all hands to help paint mural on side of train car

TATAMAGOUCHE - Every Saturday over the summer, Mark Schwartz was surrounded by paint. He was tasked with creating a mural on the side of one of the cars at the Train...

Oliver! to be performed at The Grace in October

TATAMAGOUCHE - “Please sir, can I have some more?” is the enduring line spoken by Oliver Twist, the half-starved orphan boy in Charles Dickens’ Victorian masterwork, Oliver Twist. North Shore audiences...
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Murder mystery, Barra MacNeils upcoming fundraisers for rec centre

Editor's note: information on the location of the Barra MacNeils concert, as well as email address for more information, was incorrect in the August edition of The Light. The story has been...

Tatamagouche man purchases theatre seats linked to Viola Desmond

TATAMAGOUCHE - A little bit of Viola Desmond’s history calls the village home these days. It was more than half a dozen years ago when Angus Bonnyman came across a Kijiji...

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...

Pugwash Artist Collective uses show to send environmental message

TATAMAGOUCHE - Walking through the Fraser Cultural Centre, the red ‘danger’ tape still adorns some of the walls. But at the opening of the Pugwash Artist Collective’s show at The Fraser,...

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...

From birds to words

RIVER JOHN - With the continuous baa of a lamb in the background, about 100 people were treated to author readings and musical performances as part of WordPlay. WordPlay kicked off...