Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Fundy Fringe Festival

Fundy Fringe Festival

The fifth Fundy FRINGE Festival is back August 21-26. Fundy FRINGE Festival is part of a growing community of Fringe Festivals throughout North America, dedicated to supporting independent performers and artists and creating affordable spaces through which diverse communities can experience boundary-pushing theatre and other performances, in accordance with the four criteria set out by… Read more »

Script Happens Playwriting Competition

Script Happens Playwriting Competition

Saint John Theatre Company is looking for unproduced One Act plays for its annual Script Happens script development program. They will be choosing between 3-5 One Act scripts for development and production in their June Script Happens production (June 13-16, 2018). Please note that selected playwrights must be from the Maritime Provinces (NB, NS, PEI) and… Read more »

Call for THIRD SHIFT Volunteers!

Call for THIRD SHIFT Volunteers!

THIRD SHIFT is a labour of love and we count on volunteers to bring it all together. We’re looking for individuals to help in the following areas: 1. General Event Set Up: Between 2 pm and 8 pm on the day of THIRD SHIFT (Friday, August 18th). Tasks will include: Lifting materials to project sites, helping with… Read more »

Saint John Theatre Company Auditions

Saint John Theatre Company Auditions

Tennessee Williams’ classic ‘memory play’.  It is Tom’s recollections of the events with his family that lead to a fateful conclusion.  Can you, should you, live your life by what others expect from you or even need from you?   Auditions for our Studio production of The Glass Menagerie will take place: Sunday, 13 August (1 – 3pm) Monday,… Read more »

Call for Submissions: Imperial Theatre Exhibition Committee

Call for Submissions: Imperial Theatre Exhibition Committee

Since 1994, Imperial Theatre Exhibition Committee has brought artworks from area artists to the patrons of Imperial Theatre and the Saint John arts community at large. With the number of live performances at the theatre, exposure for exhibits is high, focused on an audience knowledgeable in art, as well as newcomers to visual art. During… Read more »

Sister City announced for Landline

Sister City announced for Landline

The Imperial Theatre has announced that Saint John Landline ticket buyers will be walking the city with theatre goers from . . . Whitehorse, Yukon Territory! LANDLINE is a performance that takes place in two cities at once. Each audience member listens to an audio guide and walks the city streets while conversing via instant… Read more »

The Glass Menagerie Auditions August 13,14,16

The Glass Menagerie Auditions August 13,14,16

Tennessee Williams’ classic ‘memory play’.  It is Tom’s recollections of the events with his family that lead to a fateful conclusion.  Can you, should you, live your life by what others expect from you or even need from you?   Auditions for our Studio production of The Glass Menagerie will take place: Sunday, 13 August (1 – 3pm)… Read more »

The Taming of the Shrew Opens Today at BMO Studio Theatre

The Taming of the Shrew Opens Today at BMO Studio Theatre

A timeless Shakespearean comedy! Tuesday – Saturday this week @ BMO Studio Theatre “Taming has it all: love and laughs, along with some thoughtful reflection on family and marriage.” Sandra Bell, Director. Tickets for The Taming of the Shrew are $17.50 or $12.50 for students. To purchase call 1-888-311-9090 or visit www.ticketpro.ca or click link below! Get Tickets!  Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. “Those of us working in the music industry know… Read more »

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »

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