Students rally for water

PICTOU – Middle and high school students from local schools gathered last Friday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre for an historic WE Walk for Water Day rally to promote clean water sources around the world. The rally was among many similar events that took place across Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain to celebrate […]

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County students celebrate We Day X

PICTOU — On Friday, April 27 students from 11 Pictou County schools will tackle the rising world water crisis and take action with a We Day X event and host the community’s first WE Walk For Water. This international fundraiser aims to provide access to clean water for life to 50,000 people in developing communities. […]

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Standup comedian Derek Seguin stopping in Pictou on national tour

PICTOU — Comedian Derek Seguin is taking his one-man standup comedy show Derek Seguin 43.0 on the road again for a national tour and will stop in Pictou as part of the tour. The tour runs from March 22 to June 16 and will be at the deCoste Perforing Arts Centre on March 23 before […]

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Susan Aglukark performing ‘Winters Dream’ at deCoste

Juno award-winning Canadian Inuk singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark will be performing  ‘Winters Dream’ at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. Through the concert she will be sharing the journey of her Inuit ancestors, and how this journey has shaped and defined contemporary Inuit as they forge a place in our ever-changing Inuit Nunangat/Land of the Inuit. The […]

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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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Celtic Christmas with Ashley MacIsaac & Friends

PICTOU – Celebrate the Christmas season at the deCoste Centre with a musical performance sure to be remembered. One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley MacIsaac brings his Celtic Christmas show to the deCoste to close their Christmas season on Tuesday, Dec. 19 […]

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Quartette Christmas at the deCoste next week

PICTOU — A Quartette Christmas is coming to the deCoste Centre stage on Monday, Dec. 11 with a 7:30 p.m. showtime. Since their debut in 1993, the four members of Quartette have been critically acclaimed for their lush harmonies and delightfully diverse repertoire. Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick and Sylvia Tyson are seasoned singer/songwriters […]

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