Williams sisters in world premiere of Grant’s The Bridge

There are some recognizable Pictou County faces in the world premiere production of former Halifax poet laureate Shauntay Grant’s play, The Bridge, which is now playing at Neptune Theatre in Halifax. Well known New Glasgow sisters Murleta Williams and Charla Williams both play choristers and Murleta is also musical director. Murleta explains of the play,...

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The show must go on!

As the saying says, ‘the show must go on’ and at Pictou Academy, they are sticking to it. Despite the possible impending teachers strike, the school’s annual musical production will go on. Haphazardly Ever After is the musical of choice this year, hitting all the notes of family-friendly, interesting and funny that the cast was...

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Theatre Antigonish tackles sexual assault and revenge in This is for you, Anna

ANTIGONISH – Theatre Antigonish is once again tackling a difficult but contemporary social issue with its upcoming production titled This is for you, Anna. On stage for two nights only, February 9 and 10, the play is a haunting exploration of the issues surrounding sexual violence, revenge, feminism, and motherhood. First written in 1983, but...

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Snow angels, frosty beach walks and cosy winter nights …

River continues to grow into a lovely dog who showers us with affection and soaks up hugs and kisses, while keeping us entertained and yes, on our toes. There are surprises and smiles around every corner. The Christmas tree hunt with River was an experience to remember because he thought it was a most exciting...

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SLUT (the play) comes to town

Powerful dialogue and a thought-provoking plot may bring the shock of what life can be like for teenagers or sexual assault victims in SLUT the play. The performance is being brought to the public by The Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre and the Pictou County women who are in the play to...

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UPDATE: Police investigating on-ice incident in Trenton

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police are still investigating an on-ice incident at a hockey game that took place at the Trenton Minor Sports Community Centre Trenton. The incident involving two players, occurred on Sunday, October 9, between the hours of 7 and 9:45 p.m. Police Const. Ken MacDonald would only describe the event as an...

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Play with Pros hockey event returns Saturday

It’s back. Play with the Pros will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Organizer Jon Sim says it’s a chance to give back to the game and add a different dimension to hockey for the youngsters who participate. The event help with to local minor hockey....

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