Colin Cook art show on Sunday

Be prepared to be wowed. Local artist Colin Cook is emerging as one of Nova Scotia’s most exciting and innovative artists. You have a chance to see and purchase his work – again – on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Shaun’s, 135 Provost Street. This will mark Cook’s second show in...

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Glitter, glamour — and a whole lot of fun

Back by popular demand … Pictou County just can’t get enough of Jake and Shaun and their highly successful Big Gay Affair. The duo — and an entire entourage of equally talented performers — will be presenting their eighth Big Gay Affair variety show — and their first ever Thursday night show — Aug. 15,...

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East Pictou grads flock to reunion

SUTHERLANDS RIVER — A massive demonstration of affection for a former high school took place last Friday and Saturday at what is now called East Pictou Middle School. Organizing committee chairman Don Butler said he was pleased with the response. Butler was a graduate and educator at the former East Pictou Rural High School that...

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Drag queen has costumes for show all sewn up

To say Tyson Thompson is a clothes horse would be an understatement. He has a large closet jam-packed with fashionable clothes he wears to work every day: blue jeans, t-shirts, dress shirts, khakis, sweaters as well as running shoes, sandals, dress shoes, boots — all of the garments and footwear that are fashionable and more...

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Big Return for Big Gay Affair

Get ready Pictou County: Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair is preparing to make The Big Return. Building on the rave reviews of their first-ever drag queen show in New Glasgow last July, the duo gathered up their special guests and their sequins and lipstick and took their comedy to Tatamagouche and then Wolfville. All...

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