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Wintersleep thrilled with Juno nom

Wintersleep is among this year’s Juno nominations. Nearly a decade has past since the band scored the 2008 Juno for New Group of the Year...

Stepping into the searchlight

After a life surrounded by music and 21 years of playing it himself, Adam MakBain decided it was time to enter his first competition....

Cultural exchange at deCoste for African Heritage Month

There are a few days left of African Heritage Month and a special show entitled Under African Skies hopes to share a unique glimpse...

Minglewood bringing new CD and band to the deCoste

This is a big year in the world of Matt Minglewood. Now 70, as of January, the singer, guitarist and Maritime icon has just...

Book launch at McCulloch House

The Yellow Gold is Black is one man's story and personal sacrifice juggling a career out West and family back East, during what could...
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Work and More Work by Linda Little

Editor's note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome author Sarah Butland to our website. Sarah is a frequent contributor to Advocate Media's Ah! At...
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Call for nominations for Sobey Art Award 2017

OTTAWA - The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) has launched a call for nominations for the 2017 Sobey Art...
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Pop Classics doing sold-out show, again

The Pictou County Pop Classics may be taking a different stage this time around but one thing remains the same: it’s sold out. Taking the...

Excitement brews for City and Colour show

A crowd lines up at the deCoste Centre box office at 11:30 Friday morning waiting for City and Colour tickets to go on sale at...

Gunning grabs three East Coast Music Award nominations

Pictou County’s own Dave Gunning has received three 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations. Gunning is nominated for: Folk Recording of the Year, Lift; Songwriter...