Sax quartet as part of deCoste’s Classical Series

A high-energy modular ensemble, Proteus Quartet collaborates with contemporary artists on new works exploring the capabilities of the saxophone quartet and its various instrumental combinations. Proteus progresses from a foundation based on the exploration of traditional works, transcriptions and new music, to build a unique personal catalogue stimulated by projects, relationships and encounters with composers, […]

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Mamma Mia delivers big-time

PICTOU – The Rotary Club of Pictou’s presentation of Mamma Mia has drivenamateur theatre to new heights. To evaluate the production and its sellout crowds last Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre means searching for superlatives that ran out from describing the club’s previous musicals. It was electric. Better to compare Mamma Mia there to work […]

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Bands supporting bands

Stadacona Band hosting fundraiser for local schools   A big band with a big sound is making its way to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre to help out some local schools this month. The Stadacona Band will be playing tunes of all types in support of the band programs for McCulloch Education Centre, Dr. W.A. […]

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Help Light the Night on September 15

PICTOU — Organizers hope the Light the Night walk in September will be the first of many in Pictou. Sharon Stewart, who co-owns Sharon’s Place Family Restaurant, and other family members and friends are helping to inaugurate the walk in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). The walk is scheduled to […]

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