Classical music tour draws local students

NEW GLASGOW — Music students are getting an opportunity to hear classical music performed by artists already scheduled to visit Pictou County. Their next scheduled chance will be on October 23 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre and will feature the Montreal-based ensemble Les Songes, a quartet that consists of Baroque […]

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Music Festival results

NEW GLASGOW – There were lots of high notes – and high marks – produced during the 80th annual New Glasgow Music festival. Here are some results: April 17 North Nova Education Centre Class 3055: School Band Workshop New Glasgow Academy Beginner Band, Silver   Class 3030 School Band B100 Grade 6 and under St. […]

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Slap shots and stealing apples …

Just east of the wharf on Pictou Island lies the home of Edward and Mary Rankin. This large house displays the fine architectural talents of past Pictou Islanders. That house was constructed from lumber sawed and taken from the woods on Pictou Island by Laughlin Rankin. Laughlin was Edward’s father and he passed away in […]

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