Monthly Archives: March 2009

MYPIE Goes to the Summit

The network of Miramichi Young Professionals and Involved Entrepreneurs (MYPIE) hosted an interactive supper workshop entitled “The Summit Experience” at the Boulevard Pub in January. Over 55 people from all sectors registered for the event featuring guest speaker Paula Morand with the goal of learning how to change their attitudes to reach their altitude! Paula… Continue Reading

Reveille Debuts at Frye Festival

Are you a writer or wannabe writer who’s saved everything you’ve ever put on paper? An embarrassing diary entry from when you were 12?  Angst-filled poetry after you got dumped by your high school boyfriend/girlfriend? Then Reveille is for you! On Wednesday, April 22, 2009, the South East New Brunswick Chapter of the Professional Writers… Continue Reading

The Blarney Stone — Myth or Legend?

A Touch of Blarney By Frederick (Ben) Rodgers Many readers will dismiss this story as mere coincidence, but those of you with a touch of Irish may well believe it, as do I. In the summer of 1962 in Plymouth, England I was serving aboard the Royal Navy submarine HM/SM Taciturn. On weekend leave I… Continue Reading

New Acadieman Season to be Broadcast Online

The next season of Acadieman will be broadcast on the website. Entitled Acadieman vs the 2009 World Acadian Congress, the season – when complete – will make up a full-length film featuring fictitious events surrounding the 2009 World Acadian Congress (WAC). Quebec separates… the Americans invade… and the Acadians are deported. Those are just… Continue Reading

New Heritage Players Dinner Theatre

The Heritage Players are in full dress rehearsals for their latest production, Grammy Grace: A Mid-wife’s Tale set to take the stage March 21 at 6pm and March 22 at 4pm at the United Church Hall in Blackville. Written by Valerie Sewart of White Rapids this play takes place in April 1949 as Grace Sturgeon… Continue Reading

Bathurst Fiddler Launches First Solo Album

Bathurst native fiddler Louise Vautour is set to release Traces, her first solo album composed entirely of original material. The album, which has a very Celtic sound to it, takes us on a voyage beyond the various borders of music. It is altogether laid-back and rhythmical, reminding us of good old memories; tunes that bring… Continue Reading