art and entertainment

Theatre Antigonish kicks off 2019-20 season with a Shakespearean flair

Theatre Antigonish, the region’s longest-running community theatre organization, is preparing to announce its 45th season. The 2019-20 season announcement and information session will take place on September 12th, at 5 p.m., at the Bauer Theatre. The event is open to all, and is an opportunity to hear the complete line-up for the season, meet the...

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Theatre Antigonish invites community to 2018-19 season launch

ANTIGONISH –  Have an opportunity to hear about Theatre Antigonish’s annual season launch at an information session on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m., at the Bauer Theatre at StFX University. Now entering its 44th year, Theatre Antigonish is a professionally led community theatre organization, offering high quality productions at the Bauer Theatre during the...

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FAST going country

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre adds the second show to its repertory season with the opening of Being Hank & Patsy by Path Productions. Being Hank & Patsy, written and directed by Antigonish native Laura Teasdale, is a musical memoire starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. In this true story, two actors coincidentally embark...

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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre opens July 3

ANTIGONISH – Rehearsals are on in full swing for the 31st season of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The season begins July 3 and continues for eight weeks with five different shows in repertory. This year’s company once again brings together top professional artists from across the country, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal, Toronto and...

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Memory living on through art

It was just two years ago the former Roseland Cabaret and former movie theatre on Provost Street, New Glasgow, was condemned and nearing demolition. That is when local lawyer and property manager Jamie MacGillivray took ownership of the property with the intent of restoring it to its former glory. Two years later, the roof of...

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Canada: It’s Complicated bringing comedy to deCoste stage

It’s no secret Canada is going all out for it’s 150th anniversary this year. To help celebrate, comedian Mary Walsh (of 22 Minutes and CODCO) is showing off her brand of Canadian comedy with “Canada, it’s complicated.” “The show is kind of a classical satirical sketch comedy review,” said Jamie Pitts, one of the cast...

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From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie, he wanted to work on it. And he did as the film’s cinematographer. “It just hit close to home in...

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