Celtic, county and a little bit of rock ‘n roll

Staff of the deCoste Performing Arts Centre are getting ready to open up this week with three shows hosted by Doris Mason in “Under the Big Top” on their deck, and they’re also looking forward to getting back inside the theatre and showcasing a little bit of everything this summer. “We really have a great...

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A Summer Ceilidh with Pictou County’s finest

The deCoste’s Festival of Summer Sounds performances wouldn’t be complete without hosting a ceilidh featuring some of Pictou County’s best and busiest performers. A familiar and popular musical host, Spyder MacDonald shares his talents through entertaining stories and songs as he spins the rich history of the area through numerous shanty songs and all-round good...

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New Glasgow tree lighting on Friday

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Town of New Glasgow has an exciting list of events to celebrate this holiday season. It all starts with the New Glasgow Christmas Tree/Holiday Light Up taking place at Glasgow Square Theatre on Friday  at 6:30 p.m. The evening will feature live entertainment by the Pictou County...

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Pictou: Our Town, Our Story to grace deCoste stage again this summer

During Canada’s 150th celebration in 2017, the deCoste Performing Arts Centre created and staged the original musical theatre production of Pictou: Our Town, Our Story. They are pleased to bring back the popular stage show again this year, refreshed with script updates and several new songs, for four performances, as part of the Festival of...

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Mason, Gerber at Glasgow Square

NEW GLASGOW – If there’s anyone who should write a book about life in the music industry it’s Alan Gerber. The Chicago-born musician – who will be playing a show with Doris Mason this Saturday, Oct. 1, at Glasgow Square – has crossed paths, shared stages and played with the best of them and he...

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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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