Hope and Survival:

STELLARTON — Hope and Survival: The Halifax Explosion Memorial Quilt is now on display at the Museum of Industry. The quilt has been created by award-winning Nova Scotia textile artist Laurie Swim to mark the centenary of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. It recalls those who died in the explosion, the survivors whose lives the disaster...

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Indigenous Art Exhibit Opening at Sherbrooke Village

Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an Indigenous art exhibit at the Sherbrooke Village Exhibit Centre in Guysborough County. The exhibit will feature the work of artist Alan Syliboy and display pieces from Chelsea Brook, Loretta Gould, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Red Bird. The exhibit is open from until September...

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Artist makes broad strokes

It’s a far cry from the crayons and colouring books of her youth, but today Nancy MacDonald’s colouring has broader appeal. MacDonald, originally from Trenton, is the marketing director at MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc. in Lunenburg and she is responsible for getting the word out about all of the publisher’s products, including Colour Nova Scotia,...

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Westville hitting the hip-hop map

The past week has been a dream come true for Andrew Johnson of Westville — or Westvilladelphia, as he’s been calling it lately. Johnson is the voice behind Anewbis, and creator of the video that recently went viral in Pictou County. The rap video features Johnson in Westville rapping about growing up in his hometown....

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From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie, he wanted to work on it. And he did as the film’s cinematographer. “It just hit close to home in...

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Book launch at McCulloch House

The Yellow Gold is Black is one man’s story and personal sacrifice juggling a career out West and family back East, during what could be considered the largest outmigration of people from the Maritime Provinces since World War II. The McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre is hosting the book launch of “The Yellow Gold...

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