Scott Jones, director to attend showing of “Love, Scott” at deCoste

It’s been more than five years since that fateful October night when Scott Jones, who had been out with friends having fun in New Glasgow, was taken by surprise and attacked from behind. His throat was slit and he was stabbed in the back. The stab severed nerves in his spinal cord which left him...

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Writing on Fire workshop

Writing on Fire 2018 is just around the corner, and it’s going to be ablaze this year. Six amazing authors will work with teens in schools from New Glasgow to Pugwash on  October 25. On October 26, (the Provincial Inservice Day), the new Tatamagouche Regional Academy will host the annual day of writing workshops for...

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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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Opening ceremonies

Opening Ceremony for the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games was held Tuesday at the Keating Millenium Center at St. Francis Xavier  University in Antigonish with a packed house. Athletes, supporters, officials, dignitaries, volunteers and fans enjoyed the event which showcased Maritime hospitality at its best with guest performances from Charlie A’Court, among others. (Photo by...

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Thane Dunn bringing Elvis back

Well, it’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready now go cat go — to Thane Dunn’s latest show at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre this June for a taste of Elvis’s country music side. Known all over as a phenomenal Elvis performer, Dunn has stopped at the deCose a...

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Tartan Day events slated for Sunday

NEW GLASGOW — Tartan Day will be observed on Sunday with several events planned. The St. Andrew’s Society of Pictou County is supporting a gathering on Sunday that is being hosted by the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre in Pictou. “I’m very proud to be part of this,” said society president Heather Tulloch, who...

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Celtic Christmas with Ashley MacIsaac & Friends

PICTOU – Celebrate the Christmas season at the deCoste Centre with a musical performance sure to be remembered. One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley MacIsaac brings his Celtic Christmas show to the deCoste to close their Christmas season on Tuesday, Dec. 19...

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Lennie Gallant at the deCoste on Thursday

PICTOU  – Multi-award winning songwriter and 2017 East Coast Music Awards Entertainer of the Year Lennie Gallant tours Searching For Abegweit: The Island Songs & Stories this fall and will be at the deCoste on Thursday, October 26 for a 7:30 p.m. showtime. The critically acclaimed production, Searching For Abegweit, stars Gallant presenting his folk-rock-roots...

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Gunning, Cormier pair up for Two

Sometimes, something seems like such an obvious idea that you’re sure it has to have been done before. Point in case, Dave Gunning and JP Cormier’s recent release, ‘Two’. While the two have been friends for a long time, and have shared local stages and crossed paths elsewhere, this is the first time they have...

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Harold and the Boys make a comeback

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been modified from the original which appears in our March 15 newspaper edition to reflect a change in dates of the fundraiser which we reported in error. The Advocate apologizes for the error. A local rock and roll legend will be taking the stage Saturday night in a rare performance....

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