Glitter, glamour — and a whole lot of fun

Back by popular demand … Pictou County just can’t get enough of Jake and Shaun and their highly successful Big Gay Affair. The duo — and an entire entourage of equally talented performers — will be presenting their eighth Big Gay Affair variety show — and their first ever Thursday night show — Aug. 15,...

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Paint the Piano is back!

A partnership between the Town of New Glasgow and Creative Pictou County – Paint the Piano – is back again this year to celebrate music in an artistic way. Paint the Piano was first developed in 2017 by Creative Pictou County executive board member, Jake Chisholm. The piano was painted at the re-launch of Creative...

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Chamber offering outreach

The new business outreach officer for the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce hopes to better the community. Jake Chisholm, who has previously worked for the Town of New Glasgow and small businesses throughout the county, recently took on the role and hopes to hear from people in the business community about how the chamber can...

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Creative Pictou County hosting inaugural Artisan Fair

NEW GLASGOW — Fall is arriving in a unique way along the East River. Creative Pictou County is hosting the first ever Sale Along the River: An Artisan Fair on Sunday, October 1 featuring the creative talents of more than 25 artisan vendors who will be providing live demonstrations of their work. Sample the wares...

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Drag queen has costumes for show all sewn up

To say Tyson Thompson is a clothes horse would be an understatement. He has a large closet jam-packed with fashionable clothes he wears to work every day: blue jeans, t-shirts, dress shirts, khakis, sweaters as well as running shoes, sandals, dress shoes, boots — all of the garments and footwear that are fashionable and more...

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Plenty in store for pre-Canada Day

NEW GLASGOW – Things are heating up in anticipation of the Canada 150 celebrations on July 1 this year. The Town of New Glasgow is stepping up their pre-Canada Day celebrations this year for the monumental anniversary. Partnering with the Riverfront Jubilee on the project, the town was able to access some of the Canada...

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Big Return for Big Gay Affair

Get ready Pictou County: Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair is preparing to make The Big Return. Building on the rave reviews of their first-ever drag queen show in New Glasgow last July, the duo gathered up their special guests and their sequins and lipstick and took their comedy to Tatamagouche and then Wolfville. All...

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