Locals represented at Nova Scotia Music Week

Pictou County will be represented at the Nova Scotia Music Awards in Truro. Gabrielle Papillon, who has family in the area, has four nominations. Others include: Wayne Nicholson for Blues Recording of the Year,  Alert The Medic and The Stanfields for Rock Recording of the Year, The Stanfields for Group Recording of the Year and...

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More chances to rock the river

NEW GLASGOW – This year the Riverfront Jubilee is offering even more chances to rock the river, off of the main stage. “We’re so proud to offer incredible talent on and off our Jubilee Main Stage,” said 2017 Jubilee Chair Michelle MacLean. “It’s important to us that we offer something for all ages to celebrate...

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Due East CD now available

Bar stars and music fans have a new album to add to their collection. Due East, Pictou County features 11 different groups and artists and the CD itself is a collaboration between The Commune in New Glasgow and Shoebox Studios in Black Point. “There’s a lot of talent in Pictou County,” The Commune’s Derrick Pierre...

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Trivia for a cause

NEW GLASGOW – Those looking for a brain teasing night of fun with friends  while supporting a local cause should be sure to make their way to The Commune in New Glasgow for the upcoming Art at Night Trivia fundraiser. Looking to expand its reach and the event, Art at Night is hosting its first...

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Kitch bringing comedy to The Commune

Halifax-based comedian Stephen Kitch will be returning to New Glasgow on October 11 for an 8 p.m. show at The Commune. Kitch will be opening for headliner Gavin Stephens of Just for Laughs and Comedy Inc fame. Kitch, 37, was a bit of a late bloomer when he started doing stand-up comedy. At age 29,...

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Shaving for the cause

Pictou County will be looking a little cleaner cut and freshened up after September 3 as three local barbers work their magic to help out those fighting testicular cancer. As the only shop between New Glasgow and Halifax that does shaves as well as cuts, Craig MacEachern and James Ackerman of Craig’s on Mane in...

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