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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...
SYDNEY RIVER: The cultural and artistic stature of the Celtic Colours International Festival is world renowned. This premiere musical event has played a significant role in extending Cape Breton Island’s tourism season well into the autumn. Tourism is an important...
MABOU: Strathspey Performing Arts Centre is a venue that not only showcases local entertainment as well as giving the opportunity to see international talent, but the venue also develops in-house productions. Beginning with the hit summer series Brìgh and most...
ARICHAT: A local music program is welcoming back guests from the last year for a special evening of tunes. The organizers behind Telile’s East Coast Spotlight, a live monthly program dedicated to local musicians, are celebrating the show’s anniversary on...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Louisdale resident Crystal Samson is the latest artist to be featured at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre’s J. Franklin Wright Gallery. The bold images and vibrant colours of Samson’s work, which is largely created through the use of...
ST. PETER'S: The St. Peter's Community Club presented two performances in February of "Pot Luck Soup" featuring the Nicolas Denys Players. The play, written by Annie MacDonnell and directed by Duane Burke, is a fundraiser for the St. Peter's Community...
HALIFAX: Two musical sisters from Antigonish County are looking forward to sharing their signature blend of vocal harmonies and Celtic instrumental work with local audiences. Cassie and Maggie MacDonald are bringing their second album, The Willow Collection, to a pair...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Barb MacIntyre expected good things out of last Wednesday’s Sew Day, hosted by St. Mark’s Tea Thyme Quilters, but she was pleasantly surprised with the event’s success. “We made 190 blocks, and we’re going to send 150 blocks...
ST. PETER’S: No strangers to this community thanks to their roles as instructors for the annual Music Camp on the Canal, two Celtic music collaborators helped camp organizers ramp up the enthusiasm for the event’s sixth annual edition this...