Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Sea Belles Chorus Finishes Second at Atlantic A Cappella Contest, Qualifies for International Contest

Sea Belles Chorus Finishes Second at Atlantic A Cappella Contest, Qualifies for International Contest

Sea Belles A Cappella Chorus, Saint John, N.B., chapter of Harmony, Incorporated, an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, recently earned regional recognition as second place Atlantic chorus and qualified for a spot at Harmony, Inc.’s international competition, which will be held later this year in Halifax, Nova… Read more »

Animaritime 2017

Animaritime 2017

We’re back in 2017 for our 13th year, and we invite you to join over a thousand of your fellow fans as we hold our event in Fredericton to celebrate all things anime, manga, and gaming. Be ready for fanfare and a great time because we are excited for Carnival – this years theme! Read more »

ArtsLink NB’s Start to Finish Skills Workshops

ArtsLink NB’s Start to Finish Skills Workshops

ArtsLink NB has announced the first instalment of their skills workshop series: Start to Finish, which will take place in Sussex on June 28th. Start to Finish Skills Workshops: Document Your Work This workshop aims to give artists hands-on experience with producing professional quality documentation of their works, through affordable or free technology. This two-part workshop will… Read more »

Poem: Another Lucky Break

Poem: Another Lucky Break

This is a poem about my grandfather, George Martin. He was a Merchant Marine during WWII … Before we knew, he was the Vaseline Kid A southpaw, a featherweight, in the Atlantic Fleet Before that, he sold newspapers on the corner Slouched in his chair, his teeth in a shot glass Read more »

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

The man continued down the hall, turned right and walked all the way to the back corner of the floor. He approached the door marked Director, Trade, opened it and walked in. The door, very solid, closed behind the intruder and the discrete click alerted the director to the presence of a guest. He swiveled around in time to receive … Read more »

Theatre New Brunswick Announce 2017-2018 Season

Theatre New Brunswick Announce 2017-2018 Season

Theatre New Brunswick has announced its 2017-2018 season. The company’s 49th season of theatre will include four world premiere productions by New Brunswick playwrights, a further increase in provincial touring, more professional training workshops with renowned instructors and a beloved Disney musical. Read more »

Book Review: “Waiting for Still Water” by Susan White

Book Review: “Waiting for Still Water” by Susan White

Award-winning New Brunswick author Susan White’s newest young adult/middle-grader novel is Waiting for Still Water, a book centred around an extended family composed of foster children, past and present, who have been under the care of the redoubtable Amelia Walton, who owns a farm on Walton Lake on the Kingston Peninsula. Read more »

Perth-Andover’s Gathering of the Scots Festival

Perth-Andover’s Gathering of the Scots Festival

Gathering of the Scots Festival Perth-Andover, NB, Canada May 30th- June 4th, 2107, In the Scottish Highlands of New Brunswick: On a recent trip to Scotland with my family, I took an early morning stroll along a rural road in the small community of Moy, just a few miles south of Inverness… Read more »

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Canadian author and retired forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written her fourth book examining a historical crime, Black River Road. Subtitled “An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character”, Ms. Komar searched back through historical court records to find this unique case of a murder committed outside the city of Saint John. Read more »

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