Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

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 Haggard ‘Songs of My Father’ featuring the music of Merle Haggard.  Coronation Street actors ‘Beth & Sinead—were on stage September 27 and Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy perform a sold […]

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Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

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 hear from the newer generation of Corrie Stars who are behind the sewing machines and story lines at the Underworld Factory, showcasing Lisa George who plays Beth Sutherland and Katie […]

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Culture Days lineup features diversity, art, music, film and food

NEW GLASGOW – There is something for everyone at this year’s  Culture Days celebrations to be held September 30, October 1 and 2. This year’s event will feature a pottery demonstration and exhibit by a local pottery artist and her students, a free film at Glasgow Square Theatre, food sampling and music at the New […]

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Trenton Art Works coming alive with Gathering Sparks

Gathering Sparks will be bringing their pop and folk-infused sound to Trenton this Friday with a 7:30 p.m. show at the Trenton Art Works featuring local singer-songwriter Crystal Mann as opening act. Otherwise known as Eve Goldberg and Jane Lewis, the Ontario based duo has been tag-teaming the musical since 2012. “It was a little […]

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Marty Haggard’s tribute to father coming to the deCoste

PICTOU — Marty Haggard brings a Tribute to Merle Haggard – “Songs of My Dad” to the deCoste Centre Wedsnesdayfor a night of great country music. Marty was born and raised in Bakersfield, Calif., son of Merle Haggard. He considers his dad the greatest singer/songwriter ever. Growing up, Marty travelled with his father and had […]

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MacMaster returns for special show at deCoste

PICTOU – Natalie MacMaster has become synonymous with fiddling music in the Maritimes. The young prodigy was performing on the deCoste Centre stage in her teens, touring throughout North America and continues to perform 100 shows per year throughout the US and Canada. That may not seem like a lot but add to that six […]

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Locals ‘Dare to be Bare’ in support of Pugwash Communities in Bloom

What do a singer/songwriter, a bee keeper, a church minister and a recycling expert have in common? Where would you find a contractor, a potter, a greenhouse owner and a dairy farmer in the same publication? Believe it or not, they are all featured in the Communities in Bloom 2017 fundraising calendar, ‘Pugwash, Our Community […]

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