Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled

Halifax-based, JUNO-award-winning singer-songwriter, Meaghan Smith’s latest project, Our Song – an opportunity for her music fans to have their stories told in song – just released new song “The One” on September 1st, 2017 at oursongmusic.com. With a new song unveiled the first Friday of every month, Our Song was a concept created earlier this year in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist / music producer, Jason Mingo, who Smith affectively calls her HusBand. Read more »

Canada, It’s Complicated at Imperial Theatre

Canada, It’s Complicated at Imperial Theatre

Today Saint John’s Imperial Theatre announced a great new show coming this fall. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Thursday September 7th at 10 am for Canada, It’s Complicated, a new production created by Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CODCO). Featuring sketches and satirical songs that examine the joys, foibles, tragedies, and triumphs of Canada, the… Read more »

Start to Finish Skills Workshops: Writing for a Grant II

Start to Finish Skills Workshops: Writing for a Grant II

Register now for Artslink NB Upcoming Programming on: September 11th: WORKSHOP: Writing for a Grant II, Fredericton September 12th: WORKSHOP: Writing for a Grant II, Florenceville-Bristol September 13th: WORKSHOP: Writing for a Grant II, Sussex Start to Finish Skills Workshops: Writing for a Grant II Writing for a Grant II will walk participants through aspects… Read more »

Book Review: “Flightpaths” by Heidi Greco

Book Review: “Flightpaths” by Heidi Greco

July 2, 2017, marked the eightieth year of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance while flying over the Pacific Ocean. Ms Earhart was not alone; along with her was navigator Fred Noonan. I was eager to read Flightpaths (2017, Caitlin Press) a structured prose-with-poetry composition by Ms Greco subtitled The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart. Read more »

Sewing Course being offered at Saint John Arts Centre

Sewing Course being offered at Saint John Arts Centre

Have you been meaning to make time for yourself to enjoy the hobby of sewing? Is it time to look at your sewing machine with a new perspective? Master your fear of the machine and become more comfortable with its use and care. In this six-week sewing course you’ll learn fundamental skills that you will… Read more »

Drawing Basics at Saint John Arts Centre

Drawing Basics at Saint John Arts Centre

Join Maggie Higgins for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics at the Saint John Arts Centre! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that… Read more »

Call for Applications: Catapult 2.0

Call for Applications: Catapult 2.0

Catapult is an accelerator program for ambitious artists and creative entrepreneurs who are ready to bring their work to market. Catapult aims to improve the entrepreneurial skills and business networks for its participants, and to foster and culture of entrepreneurship in New Brunswick’s arts sector. Read more »

Brett Martin Returns to Chuckles Comedy Club this Weekend

Brett Martin Returns to Chuckles Comedy Club this Weekend

Comedian Brett Martin returns to Chuckles Comedy Club in the Parkway Mall this weekend for two shows on Friday August 25th and Saturday August 26th at 8 pm. These shows also feature Atlantic Canada’s favourite local acts Travis Boyce, Travis Lindsay and Andrew Vaughan. Featured in his own Comedy Now special on CTV and The Comedy… Read more »

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 »

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