Search proceeds for minister’s art

PICTOU — Two researchers hope people in Pictou County can help them find more art works created by a Presbyterian church minister. P.E.I. residents Anne (Montgomery) Neatby and Janet Whytock visited Pictou County recently to share the life of Rev. William Stuart that included time ministering in the area. Their goal is to accumulate more...

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RCMP partners with Pictou Landing Elementary School for contest

PICTOU LANDING – Pictou District RCMP held a contest with Pictou Landing Elementary School students inviting them to submit traditional Mi’kmaq artwork to be used as decals on two new First Nations police vehicles. The contest encouraged students to submit their own artwork demonstrating traditional designs of the Pictou Landing crests to give the new...

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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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Celebration crew

Tearmann Society board members are busy at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton getting ready for the 25th annual Celebration of Art auction and draw taking place at the museum this evening. This year’s milestone celebration and fundraiser promises more door prizes for attendees and some bigger auction items that board members are excited to...

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Art therapy

“I have used art to slow my mind. When I am away from it, I hear the chatter – and when I return my mind slows down. I feel more relaxed and have a better sense of well-being”. For Heather Alexis, the artistic process is much more than the sum total of the finished canvas....

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Painting the past

A picture of a scene once enjoyed by a community, a scene of Boat Harbour, serene and calm with a small boat and a fisherman, will be enjoyed by Pictou Landing First Nation once again at the end of January. On Jan. 31 a mural depicting an old Boat Harbour, pre-treatment plant, will be put...

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Works of art: Local woman’s hand-painted mandalas are in demand

Linda Baird’s homey kitchen is flooded with sunlight streaming in through an expansive window, sunbeams highlighting every scratch and scuff on a well-worn wooden table tucked into a corner. Each mark is a badge of pride for the Green Hill resident who makes handcrafted works of art at her kitchen table. Settled comfortably in her...

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Art at Night celebrates another success

It was a night of new experiences and art on Saturday evening as the annual Art at Night celebration took place in downtown New Glasgow. Studio Lab Gallery had a night of firsts as it celebrated its grand opening by being a venue for the town-wide celebration of the arts. “I think the reception was...

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East Coast Kitchen Party at New Glasgow Academy

NEW GLASGOW — Organizers are getting ready to host the fourth annual East Coast Kitchen Party afternoon pub at the New Glasgow Academy. The pub will run from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and it is sponsored by Pickles Pools and Spa. Money raised goes toward the school’s music program, art program, Panther Pantry,...

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True ambassador

NEW GLASGOW — Nancy Marshall has a smile as big as the great outdoors and a natural creativity that she loves to share with others. Marshall is a resident of Glen Haven Manor and a regular volunteer at the Aberdeen Regional Hospital’s fifth floor. Each Tuesday, she takes the CHAD Transit bus to the hospital...

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