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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre opens July 3

ANTIGONISH – Rehearsals are on in full swing for the 31st season of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The season begins July 3 and continues for eight weeks with five different shows in repertory. This year’s company once again brings together top professional artists from across the country, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal, Toronto and […]

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Halifax Convention Centre to host welcome weekend

Local residents curious to know more about the new Halifax Convention Centre can have their curiosity satisfied this weekend. The Halifax Convention Centre will host a welcome weekend open to the public January 12-14, providing an opportunity to tour the new facility. “We know our state-of-the-art facility will make Nova Scotians proud,” said Carrie Cussons, […]

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Sobeys gives $10,000 Presenting Sponsorship to deCoste

PICTOU — Sobeys is partnering with the deCoste Performing Arts Centre to bring a special group of events to the Pictou stage. In September, the deCoste launched an ambitious Canada 150 series with 14 concerts. “We wanted to showcase the cultural diversity of Canada by presenting a collection of shows that represented the regions of […]

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Show and Sale

The Pictou County Artists Association are hosting their 26 Annual Show and Sale on September 8 from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Northumberland Fisheries Museum, 7 Caladh Avenue, Pictou.   Come meet the artists and view the art.  There will be a  door prize and light refreshments.  The show will continue until September 30. […]

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Group of Seven in River John: Celebrated artists spending week in village to document, through art, life there

RIVER JOHN – Artist Joy Laking believes art changes lives and perceptions. An award-winning professional whose gallery is near Great Villagea, she‘s been painting scenes of rural coastal life in communities in Atlantic Canada and around the world for many years. After closely following the activities in the community of River John over the last […]

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