Local Francophones having stories told through music

TRURO – A project by the local Francophone community centre is telling the stories of seniors throughout the province. “It’s a very rewarding project, and we’re very pleased with how it’s going,” said Yvette Saulnier, director of the Centre communautaire francophone de Truro. “It’s such a fabulous project that we wanted to be able to...

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Friends of the Northumberland Strait benefiting from CD featuring Atlantic Canadian artists

Dave Gunning says he “can’t wait to hear the whole thing.” He is referring to a CD in which one of his songs are featured — as are songs by other ‘who’s whos’ of the Atlantic Canadian music scene — all of whom have donated a track. The project is a fundraiser for Friends of...

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Get in the festive spirit with Merry Little Christmas

Ann Holton is planning to have a Merry Little Christmas … show. The popular local singer/elementary school teacher with the golden voice has recorded a new CD, her second, and is ready to raise the roof at Stellarton’s Sharon St. John United Church on November 24 where she will launch it – together with a...

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Venerable church to feature Tyrus Wallace

As part of the celebrations leading up to the 150th Anniversary of King’s United Church in July of 2019,  well known Antigonish recording artist Tyrus Wallace will perform a concert at the church on Sunday, October 28th at 2 p.m. “Wallace is blessed with a rich, baritone voice and a way with a song that...

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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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Minglewood bringing new CD and band to the deCoste

This is a big year in the world of Matt Minglewood. Now 70, as of January, the singer, guitarist and Maritime icon has just released a new album, Fly Like Desperados, his first in 12 years. Where 2005’s The Story saw him shift gears and go acoustic, “This one’s a Minglewood Band record.” “As far...

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