Mamma Mia delivers big-time

PICTOU – The Rotary Club of Pictou’s presentation of Mamma Mia has drivenamateur theatre to new heights. To evaluate the production and its sellout crowds last Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre means searching for superlatives that ran out from describing the club’s previous musicals. It was electric. Better to compare Mamma Mia there to work […]

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Bands supporting bands

Stadacona Band hosting fundraiser for local schools   A big band with a big sound is making its way to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre to help out some local schools this month. The Stadacona Band will be playing tunes of all types in support of the band programs for McCulloch Education Centre, Dr. W.A. […]

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Help Light the Night on September 15

PICTOU — Organizers hope the Light the Night walk in September will be the first of many in Pictou. Sharon Stewart, who co-owns Sharon’s Place Family Restaurant, and other family members and friends are helping to inaugurate the walk in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). The walk is scheduled to […]

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PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the World War One battle. The battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917 was a defining event for Canada, considered by many contemporaries and later scholars to be a significant event in Canada’s […]

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No. 2 Battalion supporters help preserve its memory

Those who revere No. 2 Construction Battalion hope people will continue to support it. The battalion was commemorated during African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia last February on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. However, Brian Johnston is among those who hope it will be remembered through future years. Johnston is a former police officer […]

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