Saturday, November 25, 2017

Arts & Entertainment

Councils awash in sea of new faces

(STAFF) – Saturday’s municipal election has resulted in a sea of newcomers to local councils. Only one municipal unit in Pictou County remains unchanged following...

Big plans in store for old buildings

A new face in the tourism industry has been welcomed to downtown Pictou and, while the name may be new, they are certainly not...

Bubble bonanza

STELLARTON – Two local not-for-profits are teaming up this year to bring big fun to Pictou County. The United Way of Pictou County and the...
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StFX Alumni Council gives boost to Xaverian Fund

ANTIGONISH – StFX President Dr. Kent MacDonald’s initiative to establish a $50 million Xaverian Scholarship and Bursary Fund received a big boost during Homecoming...
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Kitch bringing comedy to The Commune

Halifax-based comedian Stephen Kitch will be returning to New Glasgow on October 11 for an 8 p.m. show at The Commune. Kitch will be opening...

Space making on agenda at library event

Pictou Lodge was packed on Saturday morning for Elena Madison's keynote address at the 2016 Nova Scotia Libraries Association conference. Madison is the vice-president at...
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Everything ‘Fitz’ for family at deCoste

Fans of fancy footwork and fiddling families can look forward to Everything Fitz, the family-based fiddle and dance group which will be performing at...
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Mason, Gerber at Glasgow Square

NEW GLASGOW – If there's anyone who should write a book about life in the music industry it's Alan Gerber. The Chicago-born musician - who...
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Lots in store this fall at the deCoste

PICTOU—The deCoste Centre Performing Arts Centre has a fall schedule that is filled to the brim! The season kicked off on September 21 with Marty...
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Coronation Street coming to Water Street

PICTOU — Coronation Street is coming to Water Street in Pictou. A rare treat for Coronation Street fans, Beth and Sinead offer a chance to...
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