Williams sisters in world premiere of Grant’s The Bridge

There are some recognizable Pictou County faces in the world premiere production of former Halifax poet laureate Shauntay Grant’s play, The Bridge, which is now playing at Neptune Theatre in Halifax. Well known New Glasgow sisters Murleta Williams and Charla Williams both play choristers and Murleta is also musical director. Murleta explains of the play,...

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More chances to rock the river

NEW GLASGOW – This year the Riverfront Jubilee is offering even more chances to rock the river, off of the main stage. “We’re so proud to offer incredible talent on and off our Jubilee Main Stage,” said 2017 Jubilee Chair Michelle MacLean. “It’s important to us that we offer something for all ages to celebrate...

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Pedal to the Metal: Ron James revving up for deCoste show

There’s a lot you probably already know about Ron James. A familiar face thanks to shows like Made in Canada, Blackfly, and The Ron James Show, James is someone who is never at a loss for a joke, barb, word or quip, and may very well be one of the most loved and hardest working...

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McDermott coming back to deCoste stage

With his untamed mane of salt and pepper hair, fondness for plaid jackets and traditional Celtic music, John McDermott may not be the first name one thinks of when they think ‘cool’ but the Irish-rooted, Scottish-born, US Congressional Medal of Honor Society award-winning Canadian tenor is cool. Even in his casual moments around the breakfast...

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JUBILEE: Legendary Minglewood’s star will shine Friday night

Recently, at a Canada Day show in Westville, Matt Minglewood joked that he’s so old he’s on 8-Track. The truth within the joke is that he’s fortunate enough to have a career that has seen the 8-Track, cassette and CD rise and fall, and vinyl die only to be resurrected. Minglewood may have never expected...

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