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MABOU: It’s hard to find too many people who haven’t heard of John McDermott but, on November 3, locals will have an opportunity to hear the man himself. That night, the legendary Scottish-Canadian balladeer will visit the Strathspey Performing Arts...
SYDNEY: Celtic Colours celebrated 20 years of music and culture, and government continues to invest in the festival's success. Derek Mombourquette, MLA Sydney-Whitney Pier, on behalf of Tony Ince, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, announced on October 6, a...
HALIFAX: Business for the Arts, Canada’s only national charitable organization that strengthens arts and culture in Canada by building partnerships between the private and cultural sectors, announced today that its artsVest program is continuing for a fourth year in...
HALIFAX: Gaelic speaking students from Portree High School, Scotland arrived in Nova Scotia and visited from October 8 to 15. The students visited schools and sites in Cape Breton that have Gaelic programming to learn about the language, culture and...
ST. ANNE’S: Research conducted during the third season of “KitchenFest! Féis a’ Chidsin!” proved the festival to be a motivator for tourists to visit Cape Breton and a positive impact on the island’s tourism economy with over 8,000 people...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating their third year of the Celtic Oktoberfest - Cape Breton’s first ever all-inclusive craft beer, local food and Celtic music gathering! Recognizing the growing strength of the...
RICHMOND COUNTY: National Seniors Day was October 1. What a great time to commit to “Plow It Forward” in celebration of seniors in the Strait area. This year the Seniors Take Action Coalition is asking individuals to make a commitment to...
MABOU: A unique theatrical experience takes place tonight as Sin Agad an Doigh premieres at Strathspey Performing Arts Centre. “It’s been a busy spring and a busy summer, and it’s continuing right through to Christmas time,” said Tracey MacNeil, executive...
ST. PETER’S: A variety concert featuring local musicians was held at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall on Sunday, September 25. This is the ninth year that the St. Peter’s Lions Club has organized a fundraising concert in support of the...
St. Peter’s has a very rich and interesting historical past, and one of our St. Peter’s citizens got to share the knowledge of this history with visitors to the area this past summer. Maggie Katrichak-Fraser is the curator of the...