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McCulloch House offering an opportunity to participate in living history

PICTOU — A theatre company that specializes in bringing local history to life will be hosting a one-day event at McCulloch House Museum on August 16. A live history theatre company will take audiences on a one hour adventure through time titled “In Time”. Audiences will experience a full tour of McCulloch House, located at...

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Canada: It’s Complicated bringing comedy to deCoste stage

It’s no secret Canada is going all out for it’s 150th anniversary this year. To help celebrate, comedian Mary Walsh (of 22 Minutes and CODCO) is showing off her brand of Canadian comedy with “Canada, it’s complicated.” “The show is kind of a classical satirical sketch comedy review,” said Jamie Pitts, one of the cast...

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Kong Skull Island fails to deliver

Kong Skull Island 4/10 I went into this movie with the highest of hopes. The all-star cast, the creature effects along with the superb writing team gave us the perfect elements for a blockbuster film that would hopefully spawn a franchise. The writing was abysmal. There were too many characters with hints of back story...

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Coalition addressing suicide amps up

Concern for the lack of support for those dealing with mental illness is growing in Pictou County. A number of people joined Sue Marchand, Canadian Mental Health Association NS Communities Addressing Suicide Together Coalition program community capacity developer, at the New Glasgow Library recently to discuss re-building the local suicide coalition. The CAST program was...

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