Saturday, August 24, 2019
ANTIGONISH: After performing to sold-out crowds around the world, the hit play A Brimful of Asha makes it east coast debut at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The show opens on July 18, with a pay-what-you-can preview on July 17.
ANTIGONISH: Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre will open its 32nd season on July 10 with Ben Hur, a comedy of epic proportions. The play is a comic homage to the blockbuster Hollywood film based on the novel by...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Celebrating its 25th year, Granville Green will kick off its free concert series this summer on July 7, with one of Canada’s favourite bands, Wintersleep. Wintersleep formed in 2001, and are originally from Yarmouth. Wintersleep’s...
ANTIGONISH: On the first day of summer, the organizers of the province’s newest music festival, Nova Scotia Summer Fest, hosted a kick-off event at the Antigonish Education Centre, which unveiled the final music lineup, schedule, and acted as a chance...
MABOU: Frank Macdonald, who had two novels in the running for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and who won the Best Canadian Play at the Liverpool International Theatre Festival, is the real deal when it comes to writing. He’s...
DARTMOUTH: In May, the Nova Scotia RCMP launched an art contest and invited elementary, junior high and high school students to submit their best piece of artwork demonstrating bicycle safety. Participants were given a chance to...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following on the heels of two successful open houses earlier this spring, Cape Breton’s newest community theatre program is getting ready for its first official production. The Strait Area Theatre Society will hold its...
Photos by Dana MacPhail-Touesnard -- Buddy MacDonald, who coached the band calling itself Minute Made, encouraged the audience to sing along with his original material, “Nobody Home” and “Getting Dark Again,” which was made famous by...
Photos by Mary Hankey The string band, featuring Grade 4 to Grade 6 students from Bayview Education Centre, performed the Beatles’ tune “Here Comes the Sun” at the Music Strait from the Heart concert. They were one...
PORT HAWKESBURY: It was the first time Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Games visited Port Hawkesbury but local business owner Kim Melanson, who runs the town’s Canadian Tire, said she and her team were very pleased to see approximately 180 kids take...
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