Monthly Archives: April 2012

Three Summer Student Job Opportunities at Struts in Sackville

Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre welcome applications from returning students for three summer employment opportunities: Summer Events Coordinator Under general supervision the Summer Events Coordinator will facilitate public events including: – Exhibitions and Openings – Artists-in-Residence and their Workshops and Presentations – Weekly Fundraising BBQ’s – Annual Yard-Sale Fundraiser – Other events as… Continue Reading

WFNB Literary Competition Results Announced

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) announced the results of its annual literary competition today. The 2012 competition received a record number of entries. A total of 181 writers submitted their finest works of poetry and prose, twice the number that entered two years ago. The biggest increase came from young writers, with 41 students… Continue Reading

Symphony NB Announces Benefit Concert with Opera Star Michèle Losier

Symphony New Brunswick’s performance at the 2012 ECMA’s “Sound Celebration Concert” was touted as the musical highlight of the week! Now Symphony NB returns to the Capitol Theatre stage on June 23, 2012 with one of Canada’s fastest-rising young opera stars, mezzo-soprano Michèle Losier. Moncton is in for a treat! Losier, a New Brunswick native… Continue Reading

Franglish Event Happening Friday in Moncton

Moncton’s plan b will be hosting its second Franglish evening, on Friday, April 27 at 9 pm with the ladies of Les Hay Babies, from Moncton and neo-trad artist, Mary Beth Carty, from Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Entrance is $6 at the door. The Franglish show features one Anglophone and one Francophone artist or band who… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Officially Launches in Moncton

The 2012 Frye Festival has officially started! Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening features more than 30 renowned authors from here and abroad who will take part in more than 50 public events. Book clubs, conversations, workshops, evenings of words and music, family events, and much more will take place from April 23 to 29 in… Continue Reading

The Thrill Of The Catch

by Lura Somers Atlantic Salmon fishing is a big event on the Miramichi. Every year fishermen come from all over North America to fish and enjoy the river. Growing up in the area, I was vaguely aware of this taking place every spring, but it never occurred to me that I too, could become an… Continue Reading

Acadian Bluegrass Singer Paul Hébert in Moncton Concert

Acadian bluegrass singer Paul Hébert will be performing at the Moncton Capitol Theatre on Thursday, May 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale in the Greater Moncton ticketing Network. More information is available at Paul Hébert Hailing from Rogersville, NB, Paul Hébert is one of the few references in francophone bluegrass. The… Continue Reading