PORT HAWKESBURY: Organizers for the Festival of the Strait are planning on a return this summer. Typically held at the beginning of July, Town Councillor Hughie MacDougall, who is a member of the organizing...
HALIFAX: The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announced the 2022 East Coast Music Award nominees, and The Town Heroes is among those leading the pack with five nominations. The Town Heroes were nominated in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A new exhibit at the Cape Breton University Art Gallery is celebrating the works of Isle Madame folk artists. Until April 1, visitors can explore more than 40 folk art pieces rendered...
ANTIGONISH: For the second summer in a row, Festival Antigonish is heading outdoors. In an announcement video released earlier this month, Andrea Boyd, Festival Antigonish’s artistic director, advised this summer, they would be presenting...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A celebrated local artist was laid to rest earlier this month. Michael Joseph Franklin “Frank” Wright of Port Hawkesbury died at Strait Richmond Hospital in Evanston on Feb. 9. He was born...
GRAND RIVER: A Richmond Villa employee is bringing a little joy into the lives of residents. Debra Froese works in dietary and environmental services, and is a multi-task worker who assists Continuing Care Assistants...
ANTIGONISH: The artist of a brand new mural on Antigonish’s Main Street says she’s beyond grateful to have been given the opportunity by the Town of Antigonish to be able to showcase one of her pieces.
HALIFAX: A group with roots in the Strait area has a new album. Halifax trio BurgerFriesPop’s album Day Shift, which was released at the end of the year, comes after 2018’s acclaimed Food Fight,...
LOUISDALE: An emerging voice in the local music scene has released her first full-length album. Pianist, guitarist, and singer Isabella Samson of Louisdale released her debut album If It’s Not Forever last May on...
ANTIGONISH COUNTY: The author of a new novel with an interesting geographic flare says growing up, and still to this day, he has always been very interested in the place with a name that leaves a lot...
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