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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre opens July 3

ANTIGONISH – Rehearsals are on in full swing for the 31st season of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The season begins July 3 and continues for eight weeks with five different shows in repertory. This year’s company once again brings together top professional artists from across the country, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal, Toronto and […]

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Creating positivity: Deck the Stalls

Positive reinforcement can mean the world to someone struggling, especially to those with a mental illness. With a new project being put together by local organization Dream Candy, local high school students will receive the boost of confidence and positivity that they might need to make it through a tough day — all from a […]

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Honouring our Community

The gymnasium in Pictou Landing First Nation was a place of celebration on Saturday as people gathered for the 27th annual PLFN Mawio’mi. The events brought dancers, drummers, vendors and spectators together from Pictou Landing First Nation and communities as far as Maine and Quebec. Despite the rain and the move indoors, co-lead organizer Haley […]

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The Navigators in Pictou Saturday night

From the rocky shores of Newfoundland The Navigators are energetic, unpredictable and unforgettable. Formed in 2000, The Navigators are two baritone lead singers Arthur O’Brien and Fred Jorgensen, complementing and contrasting each other in ways that create fluid dynamic performances of originals and traditional material also sharing acoustic and electric guitars, fiddle, tin whistles and […]

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Jubilee announces full lineup

NEW GLASGOW  – The River will be rocking a little harder, thanks to the addition of some fantastic regional talent. The August 3, 4 and 5 weekend is headlined by Matthew Good, July Talk and Jimmy Rankin. Friday, August 3 will kick the weekend off with Pictou County’s own The Kitchen Criminals and StoneHouse, followed […]

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Routes to Riches Race 2018 launched

The Routes to Riches Race, a fundraiser for Pictou Co. Roots for Youth, is taking place on July 14. The start/finish line is behind Roots House at the Pictou Co. Gymnastics Club at 558 South Frederick Street, New Glasgow (the old YMCA building). Teams will check in from 9 a.m., and the starting bell will […]

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