Final fashion show for Models for Mental Health

It will be a bittersweet farewell to the catwalk on November 5 as the final Models for Mental Health event takes place. Lily DeYoung and Shawna Coleman, creators of the successful mental health fundraiser, are taking a break from the fashion show side of things after this year’s Models for Mental Health Fashion Show on...

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Pink Floyd tribute band set to rock the Square

Josh Szczepanowski hasn’t always been a fan of Pink Floyd, perhaps unexpected seeing as he’s the lead guitarist and vocalist of a band that calls itself “Canada’s most authentic Pink Floyd tribute band.” His appreciation for the rock group didn’t begin until his early 20s or so, his interest piqued after someone played Atom Heart...

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Creative Pictou County hosting inaugural Artisan Fair

NEW GLASGOW — Fall is arriving in a unique way along the East River. Creative Pictou County is hosting the first ever Sale Along the River: An Artisan Fair on Sunday, October 1 featuring the creative talents of more than 25 artisan vendors who will be providing live demonstrations of their work. Sample the wares...

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Black Cultural Society marks 40th anniversary

NEW GLASGOW — One of many visits took place recently at Second United Baptist Church for the Black Cultural Society of Nova Scotia’s 40th anniversary celebrations. More than 50 people viewed, listened to and exchanged vignettes of the history of African Nova Scotians in Pictou County and elsewhere during the hour-long presentation that featured an...

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Countdown on to Jubilee!

It’s beginning to look a lot like …. the annual New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee! Already, trucks and equipment are arriving at Glasgow Square in downtown New Glasgow to prepare for the annual music Jubilee. The Jubilee kicks off Friday at 8 p.m. with Grooveback followed by Andre Pettipas & The Giants, Pictou County Pop Classics...

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JUBILEE: Doyle gearing up for a kitchen party on stage

The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee will be the biggest kitchen party you’ve ever seen when Alan Doyle takes the stage this year. The artist is excited to get to play in the Maritimes once again and is looking forward to having a good time and a bit of a singalong with the attendees of the...

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JUBILEE: From the City of Lakes to the New Glasgow Riverfront

Jubilee favourite Matt Mays will be returning to the mainstage, headlining Saturday night. He will be bringing new music with him, from the yet to be released (due this fall) album Once Upon a Hell of a Time, and will be sharing the bill with his collaborator on the project, Wintersleep drummer (and Stellarton’s own)...

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JUBILEE: Andersen on Jubie stage for a third time

It has been said the third time’s a charm, so be prepared for Matt Andersen to charm his way into your heart at this year’s New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee. This year marks Andersen’s third time on the Jubilee stage and he’s excited to be back. “It’s always good to play some shows closer to home,”...

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JUBILEE: Events galore!

The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee has a lot to offer music lovers of all ages and includes more than main stage entertainment. This year’s Children’s Jubilee will take place in Carmichael Park in New Glasgow on Saturday. Entertainment for the event is Razzmatazz for Kids. The event will be taking place from 12 to 2...

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JUBILEE: Haywire to rock the stage Friday night

Canadian rockers Haywire are excited to be headlining on the Jubilee stage this year. The band, originally from Charlottetown, PEI, will be the featured act on opening night, Friday, 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Formed in 1981 by David Rashed, Paul MacAussland, Marvin Birt, Scott Roberts and Ronnie Switzer, Haywire has had plenty of success...

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