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PORT HAWKESBURY: Figures compiled by the Celtic Colours International Festival suggest that the Cape Breton-wide event is still growing within the Town of Port Hawkesbury, nearly two decades after the festival’s 1997 launch. Celtic Colours executive director Mike MacSween and...
MABOU: The Inverness County Singers and the Young County Singers will be presenting a special concert series called ‘A Tribute to the Beatles’ starting on May 11 in Mabou. This nostalgic trip down memory lane will cover many of The...
GUYSBOROUGH: Mulgrave Road Theatre announces the return of The West Woods by local playwright Tara Reddick. Set in 1968, The West Woods is a play inspired by a rural black community in Guysborough County during a time of social change...
HALIFAX: From lip-syncing underwater alongside a crew of mermaids to celebrating Canada with a tiny caribou, Heather Rankin has done it all over the past few months. However, as the Mabou native prepares for her June 3 appearance at the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: When Bill Plaskett and his son Joel Plaskett get together to write songs, the result, as Bill describes it, is “a touch of the traditional mixed in with the new, and a lot of the unexpected, arrived...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is supporting a local festival under in the Canada 150 fund. Tony Ince, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, announced on April 6, that the province is boosting the Nova Scotia 150 Forward Fund by an...
MABOU: Strathspey Performing Arts Centre is preparing the stage for the Old Fashioned Scottish Super Concert on Sunday, April 16. This annual fundraiser is the perfect addition to Easter weekend plans! Strathspey Performing Arts Centre is one of many vibrant...
ARISAIG: Artist Jaye Ouellette says living close to the sea provided her with her current muse. Ouellette moved to Arisaig 13 years ago but has been an artist for most of her life. She’s been working on paintings of the...
SYDNEY: While most people might be good and ready for spring to come around, Celtic music fans around the world are letting their thoughts drift, ever so briefly, to the fall as they look forward to news about a...
ST. PETER’S: The Seaside Lobsterfest is now one of 17 selected festivals to be featured in Destination Cape Breton’s new marketing campaign, “17 in ‘17.” “We are so excited that after our first year, the Seaside Lobsterfest has been selected...