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Appreciating art

The Tearmann Society for Abused Women is marking its 25th annual Celebration of Art auction and draw this Friday at The Museum of Industry. In anticipation of the event’s anniversary, the Tearmann board is sticking true to the format of the event that has served them well for the past two and a half decades […]

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Music Festival results

Classes in the annual New Glasgow Music Festival wind down this week and will culminate in the Stars of the Festival Sunday afternoon at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. Here are results from Band competitions: 3065 School Band Workshop Silver: New Glasgow Academy Concert Band, New Glasgow  3030 School Band Grade 6 & […]

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Music therapy

“I didn’t do much, musically, for a few years after my sisters and I stopped touring. There was something telling me that I needed to get back to it. Having that creative outlet, the social aspect of it, working with other artists. It is very therapeutic indeed.” This from musician, Heather Rankin, the youngest member […]

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Jubilee announces headliners

NEW GLASGOW — The Riverfront Jubilee has announced the headliners for 2019’s annual festival taking place Aug. 2-4. Canadian rockers Kim Mitchell and Sass Jordan will be kicking off the Friday night followed by Nova Scotian artists Wintersleep and Ria Mae on Saturday and Trooper and Big Wreck closing out the show. Performing the Riverfront […]

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