2016 Tay Creek Folk Festival

2016 Tay Creek Folk Festival

Tay Ridge Farm, situated just 25 minutes north of Fredericton, will be hosting the ninth annual Tay Creek Folk Festival from July 22nd to 31st, 2016. An array of musical genres will be featured, including Folk, Country, Blues and Bluegrass, Celtic, Classic Rock, and Soul. The festival kicks off at 6:30 pm on Friday, July… Continue Reading

Book Review: “Travels with Farley” by Claire Mowat

Book Review: “Travels with Farley” by Claire Mowat

Memoirs can be great fun to read, or they can be boringly self-indulgent. It all depends on the memoirist. In Claire Mowat’s Travels with Farley (2015 Pottersfield Press), we have a surprisingly candid, friendly and concise memoirist as the late Canadian author Farley Mowat’s wife takes us through a whirlwind tour of their years together from 1969 to about 1976, shortly after they left Newfoundland and to the time they … Read more…

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Book Review: “The Lost Wilderness” by Nicholas Guitard

Book Review: “The Lost Wilderness” by Nicholas Guitard

This book by New Brunswick author and photographer Nicholas Guitard is subtitled “Rediscovering W.F. Ganong’s New Brunswick” and it is an attractive book. From the moment I took it out of the shipping wrapper and saw the cover picture of Ganong standing on a rock in the middle of a body of water doing surveys, I could sense it was something special.

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Festival Inspire Back in Streets of Greater Moncton

Festival Inspire Back in Streets of Greater Moncton

From the 15th to the 19th of June 2016, Festival Inspire will take over the streets of Greater Moncton for its second edition, offering five days of free events in the streets of Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview. Festival Inspire is organized by “L’Art ici SVP”, an organization that was born out of the desire to… Continue Reading

Johnny Cash Experience in Woodstock

Johnny Cash Experience in Woodstock

The East Coast Production Group (ECPG) presents the Johnny Cash Experience featuring David Stone and the Tennessee 3 on Thursday August 4, 2016 at the Ayr Motor Centre in Woodstock, NB. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW! For a limited time and only while […] Continue Reading

Theory Of A Deadman in Moncton

Theory Of A Deadman in Moncton

The Molson Canadian Centre at Casino New Brunswick presents Theory Of A Deadman live in Moncton on Saturday, November 19th at 8 pm. In the middle of 2013, the platinum-selling Canadian quartet, Theory Of A Deadman began working on what would become its fifth full-length album, Savages (Roadrunner Records/604). However, everything in their lives rapidly and… Continue Reading

Writers’ Federation of NB WordSpring Festival

Writers’ Federation of NB WordSpring Festival

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) held their annual WordSpring writing festival at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel in Historic downtown Chatham last weekend, May 27-29. Writers from all over the province enjoyed a weekend filled with workshops, readings, book launches, awards, musical entertainment, and more. Continue Reading

Moving Stories Project

Moving Stories Project

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre and Solo Chicken Productions joined forces in January to launch the MOVING STORIES Project, a five-month long project that offers the youth of Fredericton’s Doone Street community the opportunity to share their stories and voice through theatre and art. Over the last few months the participants have created a re-imagined performance […] Continue Reading

Gerry Dee at Harbour Station – Only Show in NB

Gerry Dee at Harbour Station – Only Show in NB

Funnyman Gerry Dee has announced a new slate of stand-up shows for late-2016 and early-2017. Beginning in late December 2016, Dee will be taking the stage in cities in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland, as he touches upon marriage, fatherhood, and his years as a teacher with his trademark humour. On Thursday December 29th, 2016 Gerry […]

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Book Review: “Knife Party at the Hotel Europa” by Mark Anthony Jarman

Book Review: “Knife Party at the Hotel Europa” by Mark Anthony Jarman

A man, let’s call him Adam (since one of the stories in this collection is called Adam and Eve Saved from Drowning, and Eve is the name of his cousin and sometime travelling companion) is trying to escape his past: a failed marriage, children grown and out of the house, and the beautiful woman that he left his wife for suddenly departs his life.

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