Country recording artist Drake Jensen releases Dubinsky’s “Rise Again” to support LGBTQI+ community

HALIFAX – Cape Breton country recording artist Drake Jensen has collaborated with the Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia to create a fund for persons who identify with LGBTQI+ and work with the community. “Being from Cape Breton has shaped the person that I am. No matter where I go, I carry the values of...

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Hero’s sendoff

Very few people can say that by the age of 18 they had touched people from all corners of the earth. Although shy and soft-spoken, Daniel Arsenault has seemed to make a bigger impact on those around him than anyone could have ever imagined. Born with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Daniel lived his life to its...

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Summer Sounds wraps for another season

PICTOU—The Festival of Summer Sounds at the deCoste Centre in Pictou wraps up this week with an international flair. Direct from Australia, Hat Fits and Cara will be on stage today and Thursday, joined by Doris Mason and Kim Wempe. Hat Fitz is a “veteran” wild man of the blues scene in Australia. He has...

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