art and entertainment

Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre prepares to open 32nd season

Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre is preparing to open its 32nd season, and audiences are invited to join along and Dream Big. With four diverse shows on the Main Stage, an award-winning children’s story on the Family Stage, and a dynamic new initiative that will bring theatre out into the community, organizers are excited to once...

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Theatre Antigonish welcomes the holidays with a musical extravaganza

ANTIGONISH – Another beloved holiday classic is coming to the Bauer Theatre in Antigonish. On December 8 and 9, Theatre Antigonish is pleased to present It’s a Wonderful Life. In partnership with the Antigonish Choral Ensemble (ACE) and the St. James Handbell Choir, this production is the Lux Radio version of the Christmas classic. It...

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Monroe fan goes to Hollywood, again

PICTOU — A trip to Hollywood was a thrill for Christina Patchett. The Pictou County resident returned recently from a week-long stay in Hollywood to rekindle her fascination with Marilyn Monroe and meet some other notable stars of stage and film. Patchett travelled there five years ago for the 50th anniversary of Monroe’s death at age...

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Sunrise Film Festival puts county on map to Hollywood

BRAESHORE – The 2016 Sunrise Film Festival is in the books and may prove to be a hard act to follow. Condensed to a single location this year – Pictou Lodge – the festival contained 97 submissions from around the world – from animated shorts and experimental pieces to documentaries and full length features with...

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Hollywood comes to town

The Sunrise Film Festival is officially on Hollywood’s radar. The Red Maple Leaf – a gritty crime thriller jam-packed with Hollywood talent – made its première at the festival Saturday night at Pictou Lodge and brought along its star, director and writer Frank D’Angelo as well as supporting actor Daniel Baldwin who plays suspect Richard...

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