Saturday, August 19, 2017


ANTIGONISH: During a regular monthly meeting on May 15, Antigonish Town Council heard from the Antigonish Downtown Business Association community liaison head Jamie MacDonald. In recent years during Highland Games week, the area has hosted a street fair on Main...
GUYSBOROUGH: They’re at it again! The Guysborough Players is a non-profit community excuse for nonsense and mayhem. Their spring 2017 offering “I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore” features music and comedy around the theme of getting older (or not!). Patrons of...
ANTIGONISH: A local family is looking to capitalize on a void in the local musical festival scene. Judy and John MacDonald are organizing the Black River Music Festival for August 4, 5 and 6. Judy MacDonald said the family’s property used...
ST. ANN’S: The young, island-wide traditional music festival is back for year four as The Gaelic College presents KitchenFest! taking place from July 1-7. The annual celebration of Cape Breton-based Gaelic music gives locals and visitors alike an up-close and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Congratulations to Strait regional school board (SRSB) Math Mentors Jennifer Dwyer and Amanda MacDougall who have now added published authors to their professional credentials! The two books, Hockey Homework written by Dwyer and Money Jar written by MacDougall,...
ST. PETER’S: Guitar and fiddle players; banjo, bass and mandolin pickers; ukulele strummers; harmonica blowers and tinwhistlers; step and square dancers; piano players; singers; and bodhran bangers will descend again on St. Peter’s in early June. They’re all coming for...
FORT McMURRAY, ALBERTA: It was a story that had to be told. At around this time last year, a wildfire was scorching its way through the woodlands of northern Alberta. It eventually engulfed the city of Fort McMurray, forcing the...
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...
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